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It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.

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Inside the Muscles: Best Ab Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.

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  • The Gironda System

    Vince Gironda was a legendary bodybuilding coach, and you can still learn a lot from him today. Check this out.

    The Anti-Bodybuilding Hypertrophy Program

    Get back to bodybuilding's roots and build muscle using old-school strongmen techniques.

    Lift Like This, Not Like That

    Build your chest, your glutes, and your shoulders – without destroying them. Here are the three things you need to unlearn and what to do instead.

    How To Build Meaty Hamstrings

    Are your hammies on the puny side even though you train them? Here's how to build them with science and sweat.

    Tip: Avoid These Waist-Widening Exercises

    Is your ab training causing you to develop "Ninja Turtle Belly" and a blocky waist? Here's what to avoid.

    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.

    4 Exercises for a Thick Back

    Do you turn sideways and disappear? Then you need to work on back thickness. Pull-ups alone won't do it either. Try these exercises.

    Tip: Don't Use a Mixed Grip When Deadlifting

    If you always used a mixed grip when deadlifting, you'll get injured. Instead, master the hook grip. Here's how.

    Pyramid Method For Strength & Muscle

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

    Train Your Calves Every Day

    Got calves? Probably not. That's because you have to work them every day to get them to grow.

    Practical Guide to GPP

    General physical preparedness is the key to outstanding performance. Here's how to set-up a program that sets you up for success.

    Bulk Up, Cut Up: Quads and Tri's

    Thib, you have some impressive quads! Any secret leg training strategies you'd like to share with us?

    The Least Expensive Way to Boost Testosterone

    Train hard and you leech out important minerals involved in keeping T levels high and testicles happy. Here's how to fix that.

    10 Game-Changer Biceps Exercises

    Just when you thought you'd tried everything, along comes a treasure trove of great new movements and workouts.

    Protein Powder Crimes and Misdemeanors

    Protein powder is one of the most important bodybuilding supplements, yet it's the one that's most vulnerable to manufacturer monkey business.

    Tip: Foods and Supplements That Control Cortisol

    Cortisol is necessary for bodybuilding, but too much at the wrong time can put the brakes on your gains. Here's how to take charge of it.

    CrossFit for Meatheads

    Make gains while getting leaner. Here's exactly what to do every day for the next three weeks.

    6 Weeks to Great Abs

    Most ab exercises are garbage. But do these 4 types of ab movements each workout and those babies will pop through.

    Carb Cycling That Actually Works

    Carb cycling doesn't work the way you think it works. But it can be used to preserve strength, energy and muscle while losing fat. Here's how.

    Complete Guide to Big Biceps & Triceps

    If this smart, brutal plan doesn't help you build your biceps and triceps, nothing will. Do it, then go buy some new T-shirts.

    Ladies, 6 Reasons NOT To Compete

    Bodybuilding stages are booming with herds of women. Are you planning to be one of them? Before you go any further, read this.

    The Complete Guide To Shoulder Training

    You probably have at least one puny head of the delt. And it makes you look funny. Here's how to tell which one's being lazy and how to fix it.

    The Jogging Delusion

    Long distance running beats sitting on your butt, but it's absolutely inferior to weight training and HIIT on every front.