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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.

Stop Doing Box Jumps Like a Jackass

Box jumps are great for building athleticism and muscle. Trouble is, most people do them stupidly. Let's fix that.

Guaranteed Muscle Mass

Need a simple, challenging plan to build some serious mass? Try these four proven training methods. Full workout program included!

18 Tips for Bulletproof Knees

Here’s how to fix your achy knees, prevent injury, and keep the squats coming. Check it out.

Tip: 4 Minutes to Fitness

A new study shows that 4 minutes of bodyweight exercises, amazingly, works about as well as sprinting or 30 minutes of HIIT.

Row Every Day: The Thick Back Solution

Do you disappear when you turn sideways? Then you need to do a row exercise every time you hit the gym. Here's your specialization plan.

Push-Pull Training: The Next Generation

The push-pull training split has been building slabs of muscle for generations. But can it be improved? You bet. Here's how.

Tip: Know When to Use Lifting Straps

The strongest lifters use straps, but not all the time. Here's a guide to help you decide when, and when not, to use them.

High-Pull for the Power Look

This single exercise will make you look more powerful and scary-looking in just a short amount of time. Here’s how to do it.

Bulgarian Split Squats

Can the foot-elevated split squat build legs as well as the squat? Before you answer, read this.

Tip: Clomid to Boost Test?

Can clomiphene be used to treat low T? Here's what you need to know.

Bulletproof Your Lower Back

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

The Truth About Pre-Bed Protein

Should you consume protein right before bed for more muscle growth? Or will it make you fat? Here's what the science says.

Heavy Deadlifting 101

Sumo or conventional stance? Mixed, overhand or hook grip? And what's the best way to program it? You have deadlift questions, Matt Kroc has answers.

Isometrics for Mass!

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

Fully Functional Shoulders in 15 Minutes

A program to increase shoulder strength, endurance, and mobility that can be done anywhere in 15 minutes. Check it out.

Adamantium Abs: 6 Core Exercises You Need

Use these moves to build real-world core strength. Or, you know, just do them because abs look awesome. Whatever.

The Ab-Building Trick Nobody Told You About

Can't feel your abs working? Maybe your glutes and hams can help. Try these five moves.

Lean vs. Shredded: The Cold Hard Truth

Getting lean is easy. Getting shredded is the hardest thing you'll ever do. Here are the 8 differences you need to know.

Tip: How to Develop an Adonis Belt

Here's how to build the sexiest muscle there is.

Tip: Train With Arnold's Golden Six

This full-body, three-days-per-week routine got The Oak started in bodybuilding. Check it out.

Loose Skin: The Facts

Have you lost some fat? Awesome. But are you now stuck with some loose, sagging skin? Here's everything you need to know.

The Truth About Soreness

Are you working out to get sore or are you training to get bigger, stronger and leaner? There is a difference.

How Natural Is Natural Bodybuilding?

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