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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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  • 4 Drills for Bulletproof Hamstrings

    You can't build them if you're always working around an injury. Make your hammies resilient AF with these fun drills.

    Top 10 Exercises for Real-World Athleticism

    Are you strong and fit? Like, real-life strong and fit? Find out now with these exercises and strength standards.

    The Athletic Aesthetic Program

    Lift like a beast, move like an athlete, look like a Greek god. Here's your plan.

    For Big Shoulders, Ditch the Free Weights

    For shoulders, free weights involve too much wasted movement. Not so with cable exercises. Here are 4 that'll blast your delts into oblivion.

    Lunges: You're Doing Them Wrong

    There's a 90 percent chance you're doing lunges or split squats incorrectly. Here's where you're going wrong and how to do them right.

    American Sniper Workout

    For his title role in American Sniper, Bradley Cooper gained 37 pounds of lean mass. Here's the exact workout and supplement plan he used to do it.

    The Lifter's Guide to Sprinting

    Sprinting leans you out while building you up. Here's your expert guide to working sprints into your training plan.

    The Best Forearm Exercise

    Do you have the forearms of a ballerina? Here's a simple way to build a pair worthy of respect, admiration, and fear.

    Shoulders and Triceps Blast

    A 6-week routine filled with heavy weights, drop sets, and 100-rep muscle burners. You ready?

    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.

    Tip: How to Bench Big and Save Your Joints

    Add this game-changing exercise to your push day. You'll build strength, build a bigger chest, and keep your joints happy.

    Gains Made Simple

    Training doesn't have to be a calculus equation. Here's how to make gains and look great without sweating the small stuff.

    The Best Strength Training Method of All Time

    Cluster training is unbeatable for strength gains. But which type should you use? Here's what you need to know.

    4 Reasons You've Got No Rear Delts

    The rear delts are arguably the hardest muscle to isolate. Here are 4 things you can do to start feeling your delts, probably for the very first time.

    Keep Estrogen Under Control

    If your estrogen levels are out of whack, it can ruin your body comp, your health, maybe even your life. Here's what you need to know.

    Athlete Lean, Athlete Strong

    The fastest and most effective way to get ripped is to train like a power/speed athlete. Here's your complete program.

    The Deadlift's Dirty Secret

    Olympic weight plates force everyone to deadlift 8.75 inches off the floor. Guess what? That may not fit your body type.

    The Snatch Grip Deadlift

    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.

    7 Surprising Tips for Bigger Arms

    Arms stop growing years ago? Time to apply one of these tips!

    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.

    The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

    The classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.

    The Truth About Bodybuilding Arm Measurements

    If you want to know the true size of your arms, measure them correctly. Here's your guide.

    Tip: The Very Best Workout Song

    What's the most listened to song in the gym? And what does science say about it? Let's find out.