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The Best Way to Row, Period

Barbell rows are a staple for building a big back and an overall stronger body. And using an underhand grip makes them even better. Here's why.

The Best Damn Posterior Chain Exercises

A guide to mastering and progressing the GHR, Nordic ham curl, reverse hyper, and back extension.

5 Reasons You Don't Look Like You Lift

How come some people go to the gym a lot but don't look like it? Probably because they're making these mistakes.

How Natural Is Natural Bodybuilding?

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

From 0 to 100: Know Your Percentages!

Each training percentage, from zero to 100% of your 1RM, has a distinct effect on speed, power, and hypertrophy. Here’s how to use that info wisely.

Escalating Density Training: Revisited

With EDT, sets and reps don't matter. Just pick two exercises, set your stopwatch, and get to work. Check it out.

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.

A Simple Program for Complex Results

If you want to build muscle as fast as humanly possible, here's a complete A-Z program to help you do just that.

Shredded in Six (Weeks, That is)

Forget those three-month diet plans. If you have six weeks and an ounce of discipline, you can get in awesome shape. Here’s how.

Destroying Fat

It takes more than just “eating less and exercising more” to reach single-digit body fat. Check out these advanced fat loss strategies.

Waterbury's Top 10 Tips

What do you get when you ask some of the world's top strength coaches and nutrition gurus to share their most powerful tips for dramatic physique changes? You get one hell of an article series!

The “One Lift a Day” Program

The program is simple, the workouts are short, and the results are fantastic. The catch? It’s also brutally hard. Check it out.

The Endurance and Hypertrophy Paradox

Much like a voluptuous vixen who loves to cook and clean, endurance-based conditioning programs that won't wreak havoc on strength and hypertrophy are hard to come by.

Stuff We Like – Food & Snacks 6

Who here likes to eat? What a coincidence, so do we! Here's some of our favorite, physique-friendly foods.

Tip: A Scary Effect of Too Much Protein

And no, it's got nothing to do with stupid stuff like your kidneys failing or calcium leaching out of your bones.

5 Push-Ups for High Performance

Regular push-ups getting too easy? Try these variations to boost strength and power, nail your core, and improve shoulder health.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

Tip: The Truth About Behind the Neck Pressing

It's terrible... but only if you already have bad posture and shoddy shoulders. Here's why, plus how to fix those issues.

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 Best Muscle-Building Breakfast

People who want to build muscle and lose fat don't skip breakfast. But what are the best foods to eat? Here's what the experts suggest.

10 Mistakes Women Make in the Gym

Women get curves by building muscle. They show those curves by losing body fat. Why then are they doing everything to make both those things so damn hard?

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Tip: The Bodybuilder's Olympic Lift

The muscle snatch is the best Olympic-style lift for those who just want to get bigger and stronger. It's also easy to learn. Here's how to do it.

Kettlebells Beat Dumbbells for Biceps

Training the biceps with kettlebells provides stimulation that dumbbells can't hope to duplicate. Here's how, plus 6 exercises to try out.