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Kipping Pull-Ups: The Truth

Is the kipping pull-up a legit movement or an exercise abomination? You may be surprised.

The Set / Rep Bible

If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.

Tip: The Ultimate Way to Warm Up

Stop wasting your time and get to the heavy stuff. These quick drills are all you really need.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

8 Lessons From Glute Girls

Do selfie-obsessed fitness chicks hold the secret to building muscle? The glute girls do. Here are 8 things you can learn from them.

Tip: How to Develop an Adonis Belt

Here's how to build the sexiest muscle there is.

Tip: Ditch the Decline Sit-Up

The injury potential outweighs the benefits, plus there's a much better exercise for abs. Check it out.

The Tendonitis Cure

Nagging joint pain - everyone deals with it at some point. But don't think a little time off is going to cure it. Be proactive to get long-term relief. Here's how.

The Strict Curl for Max Weight

You need to set PRs in the strict curl. Here's a program that'll have you curling train axles in no time.

Gironda's 8x8 Training

This classic bodybuilding program does what most programs can’t: it allows you to build muscle and lose some fat at the same time. Check it out.

The Ab-Building Trick Nobody Told You About

Can't feel your abs working? Maybe your glutes and hams can help. Try these five moves.

The 7 Most Important Lifts

Quick, name the seven most effective exercises. Got it? Now see if your list matches ours.

Tip: Bigger Forearms in 3 Minutes per Week

Do this quick routine once per week and you'll be shocked by your newfound gains.

Lean vs. Shredded: The Cold Hard Truth

Getting lean is easy. Getting shredded is the hardest thing you'll ever do. Here are the 8 differences you need to know.

100 Rep Challenge

Most lifters need to push themselves more but just don't know how. They need guidance. They need a challenge. They need this article.

The 2-Second Pause for Big Gains

Pausing for 2 seconds during certain exercises can lead to big improvements in strength and performance. Here’s why, and how to do it.

The Best Damn Push-Ups Article, Period!

Think you know all there is to know about push-ups? Ha! We thought so too...until we read this.

One Hundred Gram Carb Cure

Ridiculously simple. Powerfully effective. Get shredded using this one simple guideline. Here’s how.

The Third-World Squat

You should be able to perform a strict rock-bottom squat, at least with bodyweight. Here’s why and how to achieve it.

Tip: The WAP Workout

Lose 4 pounds of abdominal fat without changing your diet. How? With this wicked-ass peddling workout.

Tip: Train With Arnold's Golden Six

This full-body, three-days-per-week routine got The Oak started in bodybuilding. Check it out.

Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it. 

Traps Are the New Abs

Every skinny, weak guy has abs. Big deal. Traps are the true sign of strength. Here's how to make yours huge.

How to Train For Power

To dominate the field of play or just kick some serious butt in the gym, you have to develop raw power. Here's how.