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Tip: Train With Arnold's Golden Six

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

Tip: Train the Same Muscle Two Days in a Row

For better gains, hit a muscle hard and heavy one day, then again the next day with lighter pump work. Here's why that works.

The 40-Day Program

Most of you are too weak to put on muscle. Here's a simple 40-day program that will make you strong and buff.

Top Priority for Lower Traps

Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

Lactic Acid Training for Fat Loss

Increase lactic acid to increase growth hormone and get shredded. One problem: It really hurts. Check out the program.

Tip: The WAP Workout

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

Bodybuilder Abs, Athlete Core

There's a difference between ab training and core training. Here are some new exercises for both goals.

Tip: Do These Stretches After Squats

Run through these four simple stretches after a lower body workout and feel awesome.

Keep Kicking Ass After 40

Everything you need to know about training, diet, and supplements to help you keep kicking butt after age 40.

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. 

The Truth About Ass-to-Grass Squats

Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.

Pyramid Method For Strength & Muscle

Pyramids are simple, logical, effective, and they just feel right. Here’s how to do them for best results.

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.

The Case Against Trap Training

Your traps are puny, and it's probably because you train them directly with shrugs. Here's a better way build your yoke.

Accommodating Resistance

Top powerlifters use bands and chains to increase their max lifts. Here’s what you can learn from them.

These 3 Exercises Are a Waste of Time

These exercises really don't work, and some even lead to injury. Here's why, plus some more effective alternatives.

4 Things You Don't Know About TRT

Testosterone replacement therapy is getting more common, but there's still a lot of ignorance out there. Let's smash it.

10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

If strength, health, and longevity are what you're after, then you should be able to easily pass these tests. If not, you have work to do.

The Best Leg Exercise You're Not Doing

Boost performance, wipe out imbalances, annihilate weak points, build muscle, and improve all the big lifts... with one exercise.

Russian Strength-Skill: The Workouts

How to get big, strong, and lean using training methods inspired by manual labor and the Russian concept of strength-skill.

Finding Your Big 3 Lifts

Powerlifters have to bench, squat, and deadlift. But what if you just want to impress the ladies when your clothes come off?

Sheiko Shakes Up Powerlifting

Can a training system that breaks all the rules take your lifts to the next level? We test out the Sheiko method. Check it out.

The Reg Park Way To Serious Size And Strength

Reg Park, the guy who inspired Arnold, knew how to build strength and symmetry. Here’s what we can still learn from him today.

Tip: Huge Legs, Bigger Glutes, No Back Pain

Combine these two squat variations for awesome results.