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The 11 Best Books for Smart Meatheads

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

The 15 Strength Training Principles

Individuality in training is essential. But there are some principles that EVERYONE who enters the gym should follow. Here they are.

Spot Reduction is Real

You’ve heard wrong. You CAN target fatty areas of the body. Here’s how.

Tip: The New Loaded Carry. Sort Of.

Loaded carries like farmer's walks can be tough to do when the gym is packed. Try this version instead.

Tip: Advanced Tactics for Advanced Deadlifters

To improve your deadlift, use a combo of strength-skill work and progressive range of motion training (PRM). Here's how.

Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

The Best Way to Build Traps

Nothing says strength and power like big traps. Sadly, most people are training them wrong. Here's the best advice from 13 top coaches.

Growth Factor Shoulder Training

Warning: This workout is gonna hurt. Get ready to use time under tension, multiple angles of attack, and a whole bunch of lactate.

Full Body Training For Advanced Lifters

If you think full body training is just for noobs, you're missing out. Here's how to bring back the gains with this advanced approach.

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Tip: The Back Exercise Form Fixer

Are you using bad form on back exercises without even realizing it? This little trick will fix that, and help you build a bigger back.

Tip: Nail Your Upper Glutes

Train your maximus, but don't forget about your medius. Hit the upper glutes hard with this unique exercise variation.

Body-Part Splits Are Dead

They work for newbies and drug-aided pros, but for the rest of us, body-part splits rob us of growth. Here's what to do instead.

5 Best Loading Schemes for Size & Strength

Want size? Want strength? How about both? Find the right loading scheme for your goal here.

Tip: Activate Your CNS, Then Lift Heavy

Do this first and you'll lift more weight and have fewer injuries.

Tip: The Ultimate Leg Press Workout

For pure hypertrophy, this will build your quads better than squats. Check it out.

Tip: The Leaning Lunge for a Stronger Butt

Standard lunge form doesn't hit your glutes and hams much, and it can cause knee issues. Here's how to do it right.

Change Your Body Fat Set Point

Can't get lean or stay lean? Can't handle carbs? Impaired gene expression and nutrient partitioning could be the problem. Here's how to fix it.

4 Exercises for a Thick Back

Do you turn sideways and disappear? Then you need to work on back thickness. Pull-ups alone won't do it either. Try these exercises.

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.

Tip: Build Your Calves With This Superset

Chances are, you've never tried this! Check it out.

The 14 Toughest Ways to Plank

Ordinary planks don't do much, but these 14 tough variations will blast the abs, bullet-proof your back, and fix your posture. Check 'em out.

7 Things You Need to Dominate CrossFit

CrossFit is no longer a game of endurance. To compete at a high level, you need all seven of these skills and athletic qualities.

6 Steps to Building the Perfect Workout

Want strength? Muscle mass? Fat loss? Follow these 6 steps and finally get the results you're after.

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.