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The Z Press is much harder than the overhead press and it will expose any weaknesses you might have. Here’s how to do it.

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The Case Against Trap Training

Your traps are puny, and it's probably because you train them directly with shrugs. Here's a better way build your yoke.

18 Tips for Bulletproof Knees

Here’s how to fix your achy knees, prevent injury, and keep the squats coming. Check it out.

Question of Nutrition 9

Will strict diets wreck your metabolism? Can you boost testosterone via diet? And how do you build muscle without getting fat? Answers here!

Tip: A Better Way to Do Complexes

Rip the fat off and challenge your muscular endurance with these workouts.

6 Lifting Principles You Can't Ignore

If every lifter understood and followed these 6 truths about training, there'd be no more complaints about not being able to grow.

5 Alternatives to a Painful Squat

If squatting causes pain in your low back, knees, or shoulders, try one of these pain-free exercises that'll still get you big and strong.

Tip: Two Surprising Exercises for Shoulder Health

These two moves can help you prevent and even eliminate shoulder pain.

Fail: Pro Bodybuilding and Big Guts

Many pro bodybuilders look pregnant. It's like they've got a six pack stretched over a keg. How does this happen? That question, answered.

Carbs: When, How Many, and What Kind

Should you be going low carb, high carb, or somewhere in between? What carbs are best? How should they be timed? We ask the experts.

Tip: The Colbert Full-Body Workout Plan

This classic high-frequency program will have you training your entire body every other day. Check it out.

Tip: Trigger Biceps Growth With Spider Curls

Nail the under-stimulated portion of your biceps and you'll add size fast. Here's how.

Tip: Train the Same Muscle Two Days in a Row

For better gains, hit a muscle hard and heavy one day, then again the next day with lighter pump work. Here's why that works.

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 Posture Cure

What's the point of training if you're always hunched over and hiding your gains? Straighten up to look as strong as you actually are. 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.

Kipping Pull-Ups: The Truth

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

4-Week Chest Specialization

If your chest is weak, you can't expect it to grow by only working it once every five to seven days. Here’s a better plan.

The 5/2 Fat-Loss Diet for Lifters

Eat normally five days a week and eat a reduced-calorie diet on two non-consecutive days. What could be easier?

Deconstructing the Dumbbell Row

Chances are, you're doing your dumbbell rows incorrectly and we're all laughing at you.

One Hundred Gram Carb Cure

Ridiculously simple. Powerfully effective. Get shredded using this one simple guideline. Here’s how.

Advanced Glute Training

Everything you ever wanted to know about your glutes… and more. Check it out.

How to Master the Power Clean

The power clean just might be the best barbell exercise you aren't doing. Here’s why you should make it a part of your program.

More Reps, Bigger Legs

High-rep leg training isn't for everyone - just the guys who want to be the biggest, strongest mofos in the weight room.

6 Exercises for Pain-Free Shoulder Training

Shoulders feeling banged up? These exercises allow you to train them without pain so you can keep the gains coming.