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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.

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Predator Conditioning

Torch fat and retain muscle. Attack your conditioning like a predator. Don't run from it like prey.

Women in Ground Combat

Is political correctness weakening the military? Here are the politically incorrect facts about strength, performance, and women in battle.

The 5 Dumbest Muscle Myths

Lifters who still believe these myths are missing out on gains. Which lies need to die? Find out here.

Overhead Press Your Body Weight

Can you press your body weight overhead? You should be able to, plus more. Here's how to supercharge your pressing strength.

Pyramid Method For Strength & Muscle

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

Do You Really Need a Lifting Belt?

If, when, and how to wear weight belts to get bigger and stronger. Four coaches weigh in.

Hip Belt Squats

Blast your quads and spare your lower back with this old school strength-training staple. Here’s how.

The Truth About EMS

Can you really zap on muscles, get abs, and boost athletic performance with EMS? Yes... and no. Here are the facts.

An Apology to Bosu Ball

I recently wrote an article titled "Puncture All Bosu Balls," and as my usual caustic self often does, I gave it a snarky subtitle

6 Push-Up Workouts for Hypertrophy

Make push-ups great again with these complexes that will challenge even the most advanced lifter.

6 Hard Truths About Dieting

Fat loss is supposed to be tough and you need an honest appraisal of what you're up against. This is it.

Tip: Fix This Tiny Muscle and Lift Heavier

Does your butt hurt on long car rides? Need frequent trips to the chiropractor? Have pain down your leg? Here's the problem and how to fix it.

The Flat Butt Fix

Want stronger, rounder, sexier glutes? Then give them their own day in the gym. Here's how to get it done.

Dips: You're Doing Them Wrong

Dips build tons of muscle and strength while also being therapeutic for the shoulders. Yes, really. Here are 13 tips to help you do them right.

The Answer for Massive Calves

To build a set of standout calves, you need to think outside the box. Here’s how.

Tip: The Truth About Exogenous Ketones

Sorry, keto crowd, science doesn't substantiate the hype.

Tip: Know Your Triggers

What are your trigger foods? Here's how to know and what to do about them when it's time to uncover your abs.

The Very Best Way to Build Your Chest

We asked both the pros and the PhDs for their top pec training methods. Their answers may just surprise you.

The 100-Rep Trap Bar Workout

A brutal trap bar program that uses insane volume to build muscle over your entire body without destroying your knees or lower back.

The 915 Workout Program

A program built around the three powerlifts that will make you 15% stronger and 7 pounds bigger in just 9 weeks.

Serge Nubret Pump Training

In bodybuilding's Golden Age, few shone as brightly as Serge Nubret. Let's learn a thing or two from this recently departed legend.

The Truth about Training Frequency

How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

Tailor-Made Nutrition - Part 1

Design your own nutrition plan made just for your body and your goals. Here’s how.

10 Great Food Hacks for Lifters

Diet is the hardest piece of the puzzle for most lifters and athletes. But these tips will lighten the load. Here's how to eat better with ease.