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The 4 Dumbest Ab Exercises

Those popular ab exercises you see in many workout programs are ineffective and injurious. Luckily, there are smarter alternatives.

Turkish Get Ups Make You Awesome

Ready for a challenge? The Turkish Get Up will take your stability, core strength, and mobility to the next level.

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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  • Shoulder Training: The Mountain Dog Way

    The shoulders make the physique, they say. Here’s how to finally get yours bigger and stronger.

    A Monstrous Back: The Mountain Dog Way

    Does your physique disappear from behind? Coach Meadows says you need a healthy dose of the two P's: perseverance, and pain tolerance.

    The Truth About Leg Extensions

    The popular leg exercise goes under the microscope!

    The Carb Cycling Codex

    Cutting body fat doesn't have to mean cutting out the carbs. Get shredded with this carb cycling approach and hang on to more muscle in the process.

    Tip: The Diet That Makes You Feel Like Crap

    Even smart people sometimes make this nutrition mistake when trying to lose fat.

    Not Dangerous! 4 Falsely Accused Exercises

    We bet you've heard that these exercises are bad. Here's the truth, backed by science.

    Bulletproof Your Lower Back

    Want to build a strong, pain-free lower back? Here's your guide.

    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.

    The 915 Workout Program

    A program built around the three powerlifts that will make you 15% stronger and 7 pounds bigger in just 9 weeks.

    Maximize Protein Synthesis

    Building muscle boils down to getting on the right side of the protein synthesis balance sheet. Here's how to do it.

    Sodium, Your Secret Weapon

    Here’s why athletes and bodybuilders need more, not less, sodium in their diets to ensure optimal health, performance, and even gains.

    The Best Lift for Every Body Part

    Can't spend a ton of time in the gym? Build a physique that looks like you do. Make these exercises a priority.

    How Long Should I Rest Between Sets?

    If a trainer says to always rest 3 minutes between sets, he's an idiot. Here are the 9 things you need to consider to get the best results.

    Tip: The Real Effects of Competition Dieting

    Female competitors combine strict dieting with intense training to get ready for a show. Now science has looked at the consequences.

    Tip: Dump the Seated Leg Extension, Do This Instead

    Most standard leg exercises are "missing" a very important quad muscle. Here's how to target it to build stronger legs.

    Dump the Slump

    Fix your rounded back to feel, move, and look better. Here are three exercises that'll help.

    The Big 3 Lifts Suck For Size Gains

    Sorry, but if you want to get maximally jacked, you need to do more than the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Here's why.

    Is Your Ab Workout Making You Look Fat?

    Many people, especially women, believe that deadlifts and squats can make them look blocky. False. But the wrong kind of ab training can!

    8/6/3 For Size and Strength

    This coach dared to mess around with Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 and tweak it for his athletes. Here’s what happened.

    Protein Will Not Make You Fat

    Eat as much protein as you want and it won't turn to fat. In fact, a new study shows it almost all turns to muscle. Check it out.

    Hip Belt Squats

    Blast your quads and spare your lower back with this old school strength-training staple. Here’s how.