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Tip: Deadlift Barefoot. Here's Why.

Want to get better results from big pulls? Take your shoes off. Here's why, plus info on "active vs. passive" foot.

Tip: Try Hollow-Body Holds

Increase core stability with this gymnast staple. Here's how to do it.

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.

Complete Guide to Big Biceps & Triceps

If this smart, brutal plan doesn't help you build your biceps and triceps, nothing will. Do it, then go buy some new T-shirts.

Tip: Start Every Workout With Pull-Ups

Use these two workouts to build your biceps and overall awesomeness. Check 'em out.

5 Ways to Turn Food Into Muscle, Not Fat

Instead of cutting carbs, make them work for you by boosting your insulin sensitivity. Here are five simple ways to do it.

8 Workout Mistakes You're Probably Making

Training abs at the wrong time, using dumb supersets, “pulling a CrossFit,” and other programming mistakes that nearly everyone makes.

Do-It-Yourself Myofascial Release

Burn your foam roller and give the tennis ball to the dog. You're going to learn how to fix sticky muscles and bust up adhesions using nothing but your hands.

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.

12 Weeks to Ridiculous Wheels

A squat-based training plan guaranteed to make your legs not only bigger but stronger too.

The Trap Bar Deadlift

The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

Deconstructing the Dumbbell Row

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

Building a Biceps Peak

Can you really add a peak to your biceps? Well, you can certainly add some new size if you train the long head. Here’s how.

The Secret of Loaded Carries

Add this to your workouts and you'll be bigger, leaner, and stronger. No BS, just results. Here are several ways to do it.

3 Total Body Programs for Big Arms

Three of our experts explain little-known secrets of arm training, along with presenting some serious total-body programs to build ‘em up. Check it out.

Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

The mainstream media would have you believe that hGH is the holy grail of ergogenics, but is it?

Tailor-Made Nutrition - Part 1

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

The Science of 10 x 3

If you've spent most of your lifting career doing 3 sets of 10 reps, do the opposite and you'll see astounding new gains. Here's why and how to program it.

All Muscle, No Iron

Big arms, wide shoulders, strong abs, amazing athleticism. What can we learn from gymnasts about training? Find out here.

Tip: Are Protein Shakes Really Bad For You?

The lay press says to lay off protein shakes. Here's the truth.

Stop Squatting and Deadlifting So Damn Much

Sure, the big 3 lifts are great, but experienced lifters need to stop chasing numbers for a while and fix their weak links. Here's why and how to do it.

The Real Driver of Muscle Growth

A 6-month long study used experienced lifters to pinpoint what amount of volume would build the most muscle and strength. Here's what they found.

Foam Rolling Gone Wrong

Self-myofascial release with a roller or lacrosse ball sure feels like it's working, but it may be causing permanent damage. Info here.

The 7 Gym Rules Never to Break

A lot of gyms are filled with annoying jackasses. Here's a little checklist to make sure you're not one of them.