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How Natural Is Natural Bodybuilding?

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

Olympic Lifting Made Simple

A tested program that will quickly get you dominating on the Olympic lifting platform.

The Snatch Grip Deadlift

It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.

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.

11 Myths of Warrior Training

Martin Rooney wants to change how you think about MMA training. Check out his insights here.

More Reps, Bigger Legs

High-rep leg training isn't for everyone - just the guys who want to be the biggest, strongest mofos in the weight room.

Westside for Skinny Bastards 1

Skinny? Interested in packing on muscle mass and having the strength to back it up? This program is for you.

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Tip: Pump and Hold for Big Delts

For shoulder size, it's more about the pump than lifting super-heavy weights.

The 11 Best Ways to Build Shoulders

Nothing changes the look of your physique more than well-developed shoulders. We ask our experts for their very best tips for capped delts.

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Tip: A New Exercise For Big Traps

Most people have never tried this trap exercise. Try adding it to the end of your next trap-centered training session.

The Most Hated Machine in the Gym

The Smith machine is used by bodybuilders, strongmen, and powerlifters. And they're bigger and stronger than you, hater. Maybe it's time you learn to use it right. Here's how.

Conditioning 101

You'll never be the last man standing if you're fat and out of shape. Here are eight ways to ramp up your conditioning while keeping your strength.

Inside the Muscles: Best Leg, Glute, and Calf Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building monster legs.

Blending Size and Strength 2.0

Size or strength? Now you don't have to decide. Here's a program that uses high tension and high volume to make you strong and big.

Ian's Top 10 Mass Makers

Strength coach Ian King lists his top exercises for building mass. Are you doing them all?

Hot Debate: Which Squat is Best?

Everyone's got an opinion on squats. And now that partials are in the spotlight thanks to Lebron James, there's more confusion. Let's clear it up.

Tip: Specialized Supplements for Hard-to-Burn Fat

Training and diet not enough shed that last bit of fat around your belly? There are a few supps proven to eliminate trouble spots.

Bulletproof Your Lower Back

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

Tip: Pop Your Sacrum to Squat Better

Your glutes won't fire properly if your sacrum is out of alignment. Try this and save a trip to the chiropractor.

Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

Dips: You're Doing Them Wrong

Dips build tons of muscle and strength while also being therapeutic for the shoulders. Yes, really. Here are 13 tips to help you do them right.

8 Minutes to Awesome

What would happen if you did push-ups and bodyweight squats every day?

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.

100 Reps to Ripped

Sets of 50-100 reps, performed with a minimum number of pauses, can be used to break plateaus, build muscle, or burn fat. Here's how.