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Good benchers often have rotten chest development. The problem? Barbell bench pressing. Here's how to fix it.

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5 Exercises for Upper-Back Strength

Strengthening a handful of small, upper-back muscles through some deceptively hard exercises can pay big dividends.

3 Ways to Target the Quads

To get bigger and stronger quadriceps, you have to hit them like a freight train. Use these smart tactics to focus in on them.

6 Specialty Bars for Strength and Size

A conventional barbell is fine, but if that's all you use you're missing out on strength gains and a little novelty. Change your bar to improve your training.

Tip: Elbows Inflamed? Build Biceps Anyway

Got elbow pain? Stop making it worse with your arm training. Try this instead.

Tip: The Healthiest Oil for Frying

The best cooking oil turns out to be the one everyone said not to use. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Sex at the Gym

Two surveys reveal that a lot of people are focused on something other than their workouts. Warning: This gets a little frisky.

Tip: Pop Your Sacrum to Squat Better

Your glutes won't fire properly if your sacrum is out of alignment. Try this and save a trip to the chiropractor.

Simple But Brutal: The Workout Plan

Make it easier to build muscle by doing brutally hard things, like 20-rep squats. Here's your complete 6-week plan.

The Truth About Ass-to-Grass Squats

Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.

Is a 300-Pound Bench Rare?

Is a 300-pound bench press as rare as a 21-year-old Swedish lingerie model who loves watching football and rough and tumble pillow fights with her twin sister?

Question of Nutrition 10

The doc weighs in on meal frequency, calorie counting, and the use of Clomid for boosting testosterone.

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.

CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

Goblet Squats 101

Is this the "single best lifting movement of all time" as Dan claims? You be the judge.

The Right Way to Stretch the Pecs

Stretches to ensure chest/shoulder stability, health, AND performance. Check ‘em out.

Stuff We Like – Books 1

Lifting. Diet. Sports. Philosophy. Here are some of our favorite books on these subjects and where to buy to them right now.

Tip: Is Your Tracker Making You Fat?

Maybe. Why? Because they're pretty terrible at tracking how many calories you burn. Here's the scoop.

6 Essential Supplement Upgrades

For supplements to build muscle, burn fat, or raise testosterone, they need to be concentrated, absorbable, and bioavailable. Here's what to look for.

Tip: Shark Habits and Pirate Maps

Use these two tools to increase discipline, boost mental toughness, and get more done.

8 Rules for Fat Loss Training

A smart fat-loss plan involves prioritizing nutrition, rotating between different metabolic stressors, and using lactate and alactate training methods.

Tip: Deadlift Daily to Get Stronger

Yes, you can deadlift almost every day, get stronger, and not get injured. Here's how.

Tip: Do 7-4-7 Deadlifts to Boost Performance

This workout builds muscle, increases work capacity, and burns fat. Check it out.

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.

5/3/1 Beach Body Challenge

A performance-based program that'll build your legs, traps, neck, shoulders, and forearms. Yes, you'll look awesome too.