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The Glute-Ham Raise from A to Z

Did your lame gym finally get a GHR? Good! Here’s how to use it.

Top Priority for Lower Traps

Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

Tip: How to Test & Improve Overhead Flexibility

Can you really overhead press safely without compensation? Here's how to find out.

The Ultimate Body Transformation Agent

This naturally-occurring substance maximizes carb intake in muscle, burns fat, and prevents the storage of extra carbs. Here's the science.

High-Rep Deadlifts Are Dead

All those benefits people think they're getting from high-rep deads? They're not. But there is something you can do to make those gains.

Tip: Eat These for Big Sex Drive

Eat a few of these every day and you'll never again have to use your fist to knock on a door.

Tip: 200 Pound Man, 100 Pound Dumbbell

Can you pass this strength test? All you'll need is a dumbbell that's 50 percent of your bodyweight.

Merry Christmas, Bob

Time to spread some holiday cheer. Or, in this case, a little hardcore motivation.

Tip: Pros and Cons of the Bro-Split

It's not a bad way to organize your training week, but it has its drawbacks. Check 'em out.

Lean vs. Shredded: The Cold Hard Truth

Getting lean is easy. Getting shredded is the hardest thing you'll ever do. Here are the 8 differences you need to know.

Fail: Pro Bodybuilding and Big Guts

Many pro bodybuilders look pregnant. It's like they've got a six pack stretched over a keg. How does this happen? That question, answered.

The Insulin Advantage

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

Loose Skin: The Facts

Have you lost some fat? Awesome. But are you now stuck with some loose, sagging skin? Here's everything you need to know.

Tip: Don't Use a Mixed Grip When Deadlifting

If you always used a mixed grip when deadlifting, you'll get injured. Instead, master the hook grip. Here's how.

8 Workout Mistakes You're Probably Making

Training abs at the wrong time, using dumb supersets, “pulling a CrossFit,” and other programming mistakes that nearly everyone makes.

Lifter's Elbow: The Cause & The Cure

Three common things you probably do in the gym that will wreck your elbows, plus a few smart tricks that'll fix you right up.

Do You Really Need a Lifting Belt?

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

A Monstrous Back: The Mountain Dog Way

Does your physique disappear from behind? Coach Meadows says you need a healthy dose of the two P's: perseverance, and pain tolerance.

Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

For a fat burning hit, a massive conditioning bang, and some appreciable muscle, do complexes. Here’s how.

The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

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

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 Best Damn Cardio for Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't be doing the same workouts as juiced lifters – and that goes for cardio too! Here's what to do and what to avoid.

The Neuro Type Workouts

What does your neuro type tell you about how you should train for jaw-dropping gains? Just everything. Learn your type and get the workouts here.

The Cure for Weak Glutes

Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.