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Bulgarian Split Squats

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

Gironda's 8x8 Training

This classic bodybuilding program does what most programs can’t: it allows you to build muscle and lose some fat at the same time. Check it out.

The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

The classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.

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.

A 6-Week Squat, Bench, or Deadlift Program

A simple, foolproof program to boost up your big lifts in just six weeks. Check it out.

The Truth About Bodybuilding Arm Measurements

If you want to know the true size of your arms, measure them correctly. Here's your guide.

Tip: What To Do When Bench Pressing Hurts

Is the barbell bench press causing you pain and injury? Here's how to keep pressing and keep getting stronger.

Tip: Smoke Your Legs With an EZ-Bar

It's not just for arm day, you meathead. Try these awesome lower-body exercises.

The Ultimate Minimalist Training Plan

Don't have time to train 6 days a week for over an hour? Don't worry, you don't have to. Get in, get out, make gains. Here's how.

Tip: 4 Hip Adduction Exercises You Need

Prevent injuries and build complete lower-body strength with these moves.

Tip: The Simple Math of Rapid Fat Loss

Want to drop the chub quickly but still retain lean body mass? Grab your calculator and follow this formula.

The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.

The Insulin Advantage

Control insulin and you'll control exactly what your physique looks like. Here's how.

8 Rules for Fat Loss Training

A smart fat-loss plan involves prioritizing nutrition, rotating between different metabolic stressors, and using lactate and alactate training methods.

6 Questions About Tempo Training

When should you use tempo training and why? Mike Robertson answers these and other questions about this often-neglected component of strength and muscle building.

Mass Made Simple

A heavy bar across your back and peanut butter sandwiches in your belly: it's time to build mass the Dan John way!

Leg Curls: Seated, Lying, or Standing?

If you've only got time to do one type of hamstring curl, make it this one. Warning: Deep dive ahead!

Get Big Again: Your Return-To-Action Plan

Taking time off from the gym isn't a setback... as long as you come back with the right plan. Here it is.

The Top 10 Kettlebell Exercises for Gains

Kettlebells don't get enough credit when it comes to hypertrophy. Let's change that. Here are the best muscle-building exercises.

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.

6 Weeks to Superhero

I've tried every way known to man to quickly put on a significant amount of muscle while simultaneously getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.

Volume Training for Size & Strength

If your gains have stalled, it's probably because you're missing one thing in your workouts: volume. Here's how to intelligently add it.

The Best Training Method You're Not Using

This training method adds volume and builds strength, size, and endurance while getting you ripped. It's also fun. Here's how to do it.

6 Ways to Sprint Like A Champ

You already know sprinting makes you powerful and lean. But if you're not fast, then is it really a sprint? Here's how to lift to get faster.