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The 100-Rep Trap Bar Workout

A brutal trap bar program that uses insane volume to build muscle over your entire body without destroying your knees or lower back.

6 Specialty Bars for Strength and Size

A conventional barbell is fine, but if that's all you use you're missing out on strength gains and a little novelty. Change your bar to improve your training.

Inside the Muscles: Best Ab Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.

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  • 12 Hamstrings Exercises for Hardasses

    Only doing deadlifts and leg curls for your hamstrings? You're missing out on some killer exercises that'll quickly add muscle and power.

    Tip: Isolate with Fisherman Rows

    Here's a better way to do dumbbell rows.

    Tip: Squat Day? Do This First

    This little trick will make your squat feel strong, smooth, and stable. Check it out.

    The Happy Powder

    Low energy? No motivation? Lack of focus? Feeling mentally or physically run down? There's a supplement for that.

    The Top 5 Supplements for Hardcore Health

    Add years to your life. Add life to your years. Oh, and improve your sex life too with these proven health supplements.

    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.

    Bulletproof Your Lower Back

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

    10 Movements For Explosive Power

    Explosive training doesn't mean endless sets of power cleans. Here are 10 ways to power-up.

    Turn Rest Days Into Growth Days

    You're thinking about off days all wrong. And that wrong thinking is the reason you're dissatisfied with your progress in the gym. Here's how to get growing again.

    The Testosterone Boosting Workout

    Train in a way that's specifically designed to elevate post-workout testosterone production. Here's exactly how you do it.

    CrossFit and Steroids

    A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

    The Z Press: Advanced Overhead Pressing

    The Z Press is much harder than the overhead press and it will expose any weaknesses you might have. Here’s how to do it.

    3 Total Body Programs for Big Arms

    Three of our experts explain little-known secrets of arm training, along with presenting some serious total-body programs to build ‘em up. Check it out.

    Tip: The Evil Butt Workout of Doom

    Do this character-building, lower-body smashing workout once per week. Warning: In eight weeks you'll need to buy new jeans.

    The Real Driver of Muscle Growth

    A 6-month long study used experienced lifters to pinpoint what amount of volume would build the most muscle and strength. Here's what they found.

    7 Things No One Tells You Before You Start Lifting

    If you knew these seven things about lifting or bodybuilding beforehand, would you even bother walking into a gym? Take a look.

    How to Train Your Metabolism

    You don't want a sluggish metabolism... or even a fast metabolism. You want a flexible metabolism capable of switching fuels rapidly. Here's how to get it.

    28 Days of Gains: A Realistic Case Study

    How much muscle can a natural, experienced lifter gain in 4 weeks? Can he lose fat at the same time? This coach decided to find out.

    Tip: Two Surprising Exercises for Shoulder Health

    These two moves can help you prevent and even eliminate shoulder pain.

    The Very Best Way to Build Forearms

    I lift hard and I can crush you. That's the message big forearms send the world. Here's how our pros and experts train them.

    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.