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The Glute-Ham Raise from A to Z

Did your lame gym finally get a GHR? Good! Here’s how to use it.

The Secret of Loaded Carries

Add this to your workouts and you'll be bigger, leaner, and stronger. No BS, just results. Here are several ways to do it.

Mountain Dog Arms

Want bigger arms? There are four keys things to remember when it comes to training them. Check ‘em out here.

The Return of German Volume Training

GVT works, if you can handle it. Here are the pros and cons.

DeFranco's Training Rules for Washed-up Meatheads

Attention all meatheads over 30: it's time to break out the rulebook for gaining muscle and unleashing your inner-athlete.

Tip: You Need Inflammation to Grow

If you don't manage inflammation properly, you'll never make any gains. Here's how to make this bogeyman bend to your will.

Tip: How To Meet Women At The Gym

Want to make a connection and not come off as a creeper? You'll need some guidelines written by a woman. Here they are.

Super-Fast, Super-Effective Workouts

Build more muscle from two or three short weekly workouts than most guys do from training six days a week. Try these programs.

The Hybrid Split

No workout program or weekly split is perfect for everybody of course, but this one comes pretty damn close. Take a look.

Natural vs. Enhanced Lifters

Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.

The 5 Most Dangerous Deadlift Mistakes

Why do smart lifters let their technique go haywire? Ego lifting? Unawareness? Here are the most common problems.

Tip: The GHD Sit-Up – Dangerous or Awesome?

This CrossFit favorite is getting more popular. Is it safe and effective? Well, it depends. Here's what you need to know.

The Simple Plan for Ultimate Back Size

Back training advice has become sissified and overcomplicated. Here's how to really build your back.

How to Build Your Own Training Program

Train on your own terms! You should know how to write your own training programs without depending on anyone else. Here's how to do it.

Built for Bad: Strength Circuits

Strength circuits provide the perfect balance of heavy loads, rep volume, and work density to produce the very best gains in strength, size, and leanness. Get the plan here.

Hip Belt Squats

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

8-Week Basic Strength Plan

Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.

All Muscle, No Iron

Big arms, wide shoulders, strong abs, amazing athleticism. What can we learn from gymnasts about training? Find out here.

Isometrics for Mass!

A new way to use isometric training for size and strength.

Question Of Strength 58

How to keep your strength while dieting. How to build muscle after 40. Here's everything you need to know.

Your Guide to Pre-Workout Supplements

Time to shed a little light on what's probably the most mysterious and diverse of all bodybuilding supplement categories.

Your Guide To Heavy-Light Training

You don't have to choose between looking great and performing well. Achieve both goals with this training plan.

Tip: A New Variation on Seated Rows

Make this simple adjustment to really target the lats instead of the upper back. You'll get an unearthly pump!

Tip: How to Increase Androgen Receptor Density

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