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So, you want to stretch out your sleeves? The problem is, you can't have big arms without big triceps. Here's exactly what will help you build them.

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Sex, Lifting, and Sports Performance

Should you really abstain before a big game? How does sex affect T levels? And do women really have better workouts after? The answers here.

Tip: Best Deadlift For Leg Size & Back Health

Build bigger hammies with this back-friendly pulling variation.

Death to Small Quads

This workout plan will make jeans shopping a nightmare. Take a look.

5 Things You Can Train Everyday

Think you've gotta wait a few days before training some muscles again? Nope. Make gains faster. Here's what thrives with frequency.

Instantly Boost Strength & Performance

Push and pull without moving a weight. Sounds odd but it works if you're wanting to get stronger or instantly perform better. Here's how.

The Hybrid Split

No workout program or weekly split is perfect for everybody of course, but this one comes pretty damn close. Take a look.

Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

Tip: The Perfect Number of Sets for Growth

Don't do more sets and reps than you need to. All it does is eat into your recovery and slow down gains. Details here.

Turn Rest Days Into Growth Days

You're thinking about off days all wrong. And that wrong thinking is the reason you're dissatisfied with your progress in the gym. Here's how to get growing again.

Little Known, Controversial Deadlift Tips

Rolling the bar, keeping the chin up, and other tips towards getting a mighty big pull.

The Trap Bar Deadlift

The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

Hamstring Hammering: 6 New Exercises

Get that hamstring hang you've always wanted. Here are some fresh lifts to try on your next leg day.

Nasty Ab Training

Want abs? It's time to crank up the resistance, extend the TUT, and add a proven bodybuilding technique to your workouts. Try these moves!

Tip: Build a Strongman Grip and Big Forearms

Want a crushing grip and the forearms to match? Ask a strongman how he trains. We did.

Tip: A Quick Guide to HCG

Is doctor-prescribed HCG monotherapy better than testosterone replacement therapy? Here's what you need to know.

How Bodybuilders REALLY Get Ripped

Everyone knows pro bodybuilders use drugs to get huge, but what do they do to get shredded for competition? It's more extreme than you think. Check this out.

The 1000-Rep Arm Workout

This program added two inches to Matt Kroc's arms... and they already measured 20 inches! Are you crazy enough to try it?

Inside the Muscles: Best Leg, Glute, and Calf Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building monster legs.

Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

The mainstream media would have you believe that hGH is the holy grail of ergogenics, but is it?

Tip: Cardio Doesn't Work

Let's help put Jillian Michaels and others of her ilk out of work by pointing out a painful truth about cardio.

Tip: The Oblique Exercise You Need

Want a midsection that's as hard as a tree trunk? Well, stop eating donuts. Also, do this rotation exercise.

The 5 Most Effective Deadlift Alternatives

Whether you're working around an injury, need a break from deadlifting, or just hate the deadlift for some reason, try these proven alternatives.

6 Weeks to Superhero

I've tried every way known to man to quickly put on a significant amount of muscle while simultaneously getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.

The Best Way to Row, Period

Barbell rows are a staple for building a big back and an overall stronger body. And using an underhand grip makes them even better. Here's why.