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Bench Press More in 4 Weeks

To bench more weight, bench more often, practice pauses, train the bottom part of the press, and have a smart plan.

Burn Fat, Build Muscle With Forskolin

Forskolin mimics the effects of calorie restriction and exercise, even in people who aren't dieting or exercising.

Train Your Calves Every Day

Got calves? Probably not. That's because you have to work them every day to get them to grow.

Quad Killer: 20-Rep Front Squats

You can't beat 20-rep squats for building leg size and strength. Here are some new variations of the old school killer.

The Pro-Testosterone Benefits of Resveratrol

Recent evidence continues to support resveratrol's role in raising Testosterone while reducing estrogen.

9 Great Ideas to Improve Your Workouts

How to get the most out of rep schemes, your workouts, and your programming.

The Z Press: Advanced Overhead Pressing

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.

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.

The Farmer's Walk Cure

This simple loaded carry will get you bigger, stronger, and leaner. Here's how to do it right and work it into your training plan.

6 Powerful Prowler Exercises

Think the Prowler is just for pushing and puking? Not so fast. Here are 6 new Prowler exercises to shake up your training.

The Truth About Overhead Pressing

Overhead pressing is awesome... for some people. For others, the landmine press will build bigger delts.

Grow, Ectomorph, Grow

Naturally skinny? Here's how to finally gain some shirt-stretching muscle.

2-A-Day Training for Radical Gains

If you goal is size, it’s hard to beat twice-per-day training. But you have to be smart about it. Here’s your guide.

One Movement for Ultimate Back Hypertrophy

This might just be the best back-building exercise you’ve never tried. Check it out.

6 Weeks of Squatting Insanity

A radical, painful approach to a bigger, better squat and a body forged in iron.

A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

7 Overlooked Habits of Very Successful Lifters

The proper use of back-off sets, the truth about going to failure, and 5 other rarely discussed habits of great lifters.

4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

The 6 Most Common Snatch Mistakes

The snatch is an awesome lift, if you know how to do it. Eliminate these 6 rookie mistakes and start hurling some serious weight.

Train Like A Man 6

How to wake up those glutes and train them like a man.

Knee-Friendly Quad Builders

Friends don't let friends wuss out on leg day. Even if you have knees like young Forrest Gump, you have options.

10 Weeks to Squat PRs

If your squat hasn't gone up since the Clinton administration, this program will help you finally set some new PR's.

My Favorite Lower Body Warm-up

Forget the 45-minute warm-up routines - here's how to get set for your next squat or deadlifting session with just a few moves.

Sure-fire Way to Learn the Snatch

Learning this Olympic lifting staple isn't nearly as hard as it looks, you just need a simple step-by-step approach like this.