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The Best Damn Posterior Chain Exercises

A guide to mastering and progressing the GHR, Nordic ham curl, reverse hyper, and back extension.

How Natural Is Natural Bodybuilding?

Our undercover pro exposes the truth about drug-free bodybuilding contests. Yes, it's as bad as you think.

Building a Superhuman Core

Meatheads say, “Just squat and deadlift, bro. That's all the core training you'll ever need.” Too bad they're wrong.

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  • 7 Squat Dilemmas Solved

    Squat stance, knee flare, bar placement, hip and knee break, foot position. Find out what works best for you.

    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?

    Prilepin's Table for Hypertrophy

    Rethinking a classic strength training paradigm so that it results in massive hypertrophy gains.

    “D” is for Doping

    How to use Vitamin D, the “most underrated Vitamin on the planet,” to boost performance, live longer, and look good naked.

    8 More Power Foods

    Hope you didn't go food shopping yet, because you're about to make big-time changes to your grocery list.

    The Waterbury Method

    A unique program for size and strength that uses full-body workouts and a set/rep scheme you’ve probably never tried before. Check it out.

    5 Things Big Strong Guys Can't Do

    Strong and muscular? Great! Now it's time to ramp up your ability to do shit outside of the gym. Here's how to unlock your real-world strength.

    High-Rep Deadlifts Are Dead

    All those benefits people think they're getting from high-rep deads? They're not. But there is something you can do to make those gains.

    Tip: Turn Off the Hip Flexors to Build Abs

    If you can easily knock out dozens of reps of an ab exercise, it's probably because your abs aren't doing much work. Fix that. Here's how.

    Tip: How to Increase Androgen Receptor Density

    Finally, science figures out the real reason why some guys are hardgainers and others are muscle monsters.

    Bad Digestion is Killing Your Testosterone

    Here's how to prevent the bloated gut, lack of energy, aching joints, and diminishing testosterone levels caused by crappy digestion.

    The Very Best Way to Build Triceps

    So, you want to stretch out your sleeves? The problem is, you can't have big arms without big triceps. Here's exactly what will help you build them.

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    Tip: The Landmine Complex

    Ramp up your conditioning with this tough complex. Do 10 reps of: squat-to-presses, single-arm presses, single-leg RDLs, single-arm rows, and reverse lunges.

    Tip: For a Bigger Chest, Do Headless Presses

    Improve your form, build more strength, and hit your pecs harder with this simple adjustment.

    6 Exercises For a Strong, Healthy Butt

    Want to look damn good? Want to amplify athleticism? Then train the glutes directly. Here's how to do it while protecting the low back.

    Deadlifts: Which Type is Best For You?

    Everyone has a favorite deadlift - the one they're strongest at. Here's how to figure out which one you should be doing.

    Tip: How Lifters Should Read Lab Results

    Get your blood work done? Good. But as an athlete, there are some things you need to know – things your doc may not know.

    Total Core Training for Lifters

    To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.

    The 5 Best One-Arm Exercises

    Adding a few unilateral exercises to your program will help you build more muscle and strength, and keep you injury-free. Here are five to try.

    Tip: Do Farmer's Walks Like This to Get Ripped

    This loaded carry beats everything when it comes to metabolic conditioning and fat loss. Here's why, plus two ways to do it.

    Pull-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong

    Think you're good at pull-ups because you can do a lot of them or strap on extra weight? Think again. Here's how to really do them for best results.