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Do You Really Need a Lifting Belt?

If, when, and how to wear weight belts to get bigger and stronger. Four coaches weigh in.

4 Simple Leg Workouts for Growth

They’re simple, but they’re not easy. Check out the workouts that’ll cure your flamingo legs.

Hip Belt Squats

Blast your quads and spare your lower back with this old school strength-training staple. Here’s how.

The Set / Rep Bible

If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.

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.

5/3/1 Beach Body Challenge

A performance-based program that'll build your legs, traps, neck, shoulders, and forearms. Yes, you'll look awesome too.

Tip: A Back-Friendly Alternative to Bent-Over Rows

You need to be doing more horizontal pulls, but the standard barbell row may be doing more harm than good. Try this instead.

Interval Training on the Rowing Ergometer

The rowing machine may be the best conditioning tool out there for strength athletes. Here's how to use it.

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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  • The Gironda System

    Vince Gironda was a legendary bodybuilding coach, and you can still learn a lot from him today. Check this out.

    50 Reps for Size

    Finishers aren't just for fat loss. They're for building muscle too. Try these five ultra-high rep moves for hypertrophy.

    The Bodyweight Workout for Big Guys

    Big? Check! Strong? Check! Now it's time to move like an athlete, ramp up your conditioning, and feel incredible. Here's exactly how to do it.

    The 5 Most Dangerous Deadlift Mistakes

    Why do smart lifters let their technique go haywire? Ego lifting? Unawareness? Here are the most common problems.

    How to Build Your Own Training Program

    Train on your own terms! You should know how to write your own training programs without depending on anyone else. Here's how to do it.

    The Death of Women's Bodybuilding

    More and more women are lifting weights, but women's pro bodybuilding is dying fast. Here's why, plus a frightening look at the cause of “man face.”

    The Reg Park Way To Serious Size And Strength

    Reg Park, the guy who inspired Arnold, knew how to build strength and symmetry. Here’s what we can still learn from him today.

    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.

    CrossFit for Meatheads

    Make gains while getting leaner. Here's exactly what to do every day for the next three weeks.

    The 4 Most Common Injuries for Lifters

    Nothing kills your gains like a lifting injury. Here are the four injuries you're most likely to get and how to prevent them.

    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.

    Full Body vs. Split Training

    Which is really better for your goals? Each has its pros and cons. Read this to help you decide.

    5 Things You Can Train Everyday

    Think you've gotta wait a few days before training some muscles again? Nope. Make gains faster. Here's what thrives with frequency.

    Tip: Two Things Steroid Users Need

    Using bodybuilding drugs can be risky. Here's what users need to do to stay as healthy as possible.

    4 Things You Don't Know About TRT

    Testosterone replacement therapy is getting more common, but there's still a lot of ignorance out there. Let's smash it.