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Exactly how you perform a curl can mean the difference between having puny biceps and big biceps. Here's how to curl to double your rate of growth.

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Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it. 

Serge Nubret Pump Training

In bodybuilding's Golden Age, few shone as brightly as Serge Nubret. Let's learn a thing or two from this recently departed legend.

11 Training Tips for the Skinny Fat Ectomorph

Skinny fat: it's the perfect storm of piss-poor male physical characteristics. Here's what to do if you were dealt this bum hand.

Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

For a fat burning hit, a massive conditioning bang, and some appreciable muscle, do complexes. Here’s how.

Top Priority for Lower Traps

Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

The Hierarchy of Fat Loss

Strapped for time? That doesn't mean you can't lose fat. Prioritize your training to burn fat rapidly. Here's how.

The Best Damn Cardio for Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't be doing the same workouts as juiced lifters – and that goes for cardio too! Here's what to do and what to avoid.

4 Things You Don't Know About TRT

Testosterone replacement therapy is getting more common, but there's still a lot of ignorance out there. Let's smash it.

The 10 Best Biceps Training Tips

What's the single best way to build big biceps? We asked 10 pros and experts. Their advice may surprise you.

What Overtraining Is and Isn't

Most people who use the word “overtraining” have no clue what it really means. Are you one of them? Here's everything you need to know.

The 11 Best Books for Smart Meatheads

Our experts share their favorite books on training, nutrition, and mindset. Check out the list.

5 Self-Improvement Tips for Lifters

Lifting makes you stronger. Diets make you leaner. But there's more to life than that. Here's how to feel better, fight stress, get organized, and get happier.

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.

What You Don't Know About Training Delts

Science reveals some surprising tips on how to train the deltoids and create "3D" shoulders. Check them out.

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.

Timed Carries for Traps, Arms & Core

Build a stronger grip, great abs, monstrous traps, and a serious set of arms with timed sets of heavy carries.

Kroc Rows 101

A step by step guide to performing the most bad-ass upper back exercise in existence.

Supercharge Your Testicles and T Levels

Your testicles are anemic, at least when compared to your father's and grandfather's. Here's an easy way to shore them up.

Tip: How to Supercharge Your Coffee

This common ingredient improves coffee's brain-sharpening properties while reducing its anxiety-producing effects.

4 Genetic Factors That Determine Your Success

You're a big dude with a barrel chest. Then why can that little guy who looks like a cast member of the Wizard of Oz remake outbench you?

Real Men Do Sissy Squats

This forgotten squat exercise is still one of the best ways to build quads.

Tip: Get Shredded Without Losing Muscle

Will getting super lean cost you muscle? It doesn't have to. Here's what to do and how to stop worrying.

The 4 Mandatory Lifting Movements

Check this out before you DIY your workout plan. Choose a lift from each section and get ready to dominate.

How to Build Big Legs With Bad Knees

Got angry knees? Here are the five best exercises to allow your legs to keep growing while keeping your knees happy.