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9 Reasons Couples Should Work Out

You want harmony? You want love? You want great sex? Then get your partner to start working out with you.

Core Confusion

You don't need ab exercises, just squat and deadlift, right? Wrong! Turns out the studies were misinterpreted. Here's what really hits your core.

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  • The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

    For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.

    The 4 Dumbest Ab Exercises

    Those popular ab exercises you see in many workout programs are ineffective and injurious. Luckily, there are smarter alternatives.

    Weight Training for Endurance Addicts

    Obsessed endurance athletes like triathloners need to pick up some heavy weights if they want to stay strong and injury-free. Here's how.

    The Simple No-Machines Workout

    No machines, no problem! This free-weights only program will build size and strength better than machines anyway.

    Kipping Pull-Ups: The Truth

    Is the kipping pull-up a legit movement or an exercise abomination? You may be surprised.

    The Best Exercise for a Smaller Waist

    These five vacuum exercises will narrow and tighten your waist by training the transverse abdominis.

    How to Train Through Injuries

    Smart lifters never stop training, even when injured. Here's how to recover as quickly as possible and come back even stronger.

    The 7-Day Biceps Cure

    Want visibly bigger biceps next week? This program has been proven to add a fourth of an inch or more to your arms in 7 days.

    The 185 Rep Squat Workout

    Climb out of that training rut and challenge your muscles and mental fortitude with these old-school squat workouts.

    The Best Exercises. Period.

    The absolute best movements for fat loss, maximum power, chest development, overall strength, and more.

    The Belt and the Deadlift

    Chances are you're using the wrong belt when you deadlift. Worse yet, you may not even know why or how to use it.

    10 Secrets to Building Mass

    Ten secrets, eight exercises, and one sweet three-day-a-week program to help you pile on muscle weight fast.

    Master the Floor Press

    The bench press may be everyone's favorite upper body barbell exercise, but its shorter-ranged cousin could be even better.

    10 Best Unilateral Exercises

    How to get stronger and balance out your monotonous diet of squats and deadlifts with single-leg movements.

    Don't Be the Strongest Weakling

    Being the strongest guy at Planet Fitness is like being the leanest kid at fat camp. If you want to push your limits, surround yourself with people who are ahead of you in the game.

    The Chin-Up Project

    Gain an inch on your biceps while building a rock-solid upper body with simple chin-up progressions.

    Grow Muscle, End Disease, Live Longer

    Are mitochondria the last frontier of muscle? Control them and you control everything.

    Are You Tough?

    The first step to achieving your goal is to stop acting like a self-entitled sissy and get tough. This will put things into perspective for you.

    The Effort Factor

    is is a piece of the puzzle that most people think they have, but really don't. It's true in the gym and it's true in the rest of your life.

    Contrast Training For Power and Explosiveness

    Contrast sets are one of the most effective ways to develop power and teach you to accelerate the bar. Here’s how to do them.

    How to Build Posterior Chain Power

    If your glutes, hamstrings, and lower back are weak, everything will be weak. Here's how to fix your all-powerful posterior chain.

    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.