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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.

How to Build Big Legs With Bad Knees

Got angry knees? Here are the five best exercises to allow your legs to keep growing while keeping your knees happy.

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.

Tip: Dump the Seated Leg Extension, Do This Instead

Most standard leg exercises are "missing" a very important quad muscle. Here's how to target it to build stronger legs.

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.

The Truth About Ass-to-Grass Squats

Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren't Growing

One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.

How to Train For Power

To dominate the field of play or just kick some serious butt in the gym, you have to develop raw power. Here's how.

The Squat 4 Times Per Week Experiment

A strength coach decides to throw the rules out the window and do high-frequency squatting. Here’s what happened.

Forced Anabolism: How to Overeat

Think you know how to eat for muscle growth? Think again. Here's what you need to be putting in your mouth.

Sodium, Your Secret Weapon

Here’s why athletes and bodybuilders need more, not less, sodium in their diets to ensure optimal health, performance, and even gains.

Tailor-Made Nutrition - Part 1

Design your own nutrition plan made just for your body and your goals. Here’s how.

Lactic Acid Training for Fat Loss

Increase lactic acid to increase growth hormone and get shredded. One problem: It really hurts. Check out the program.

Nasty Ab Training

Want abs? It's time to crank up the resistance, extend the TUT, and add a proven bodybuilding technique to your workouts. Try these moves!

It's Time to Segregate Our Gyms

Pretend CrossFitters and functional training boneheads have invaded our gyms. Let's send them back to where they belong.

Growth Factor Shoulder Training

Warning: This workout is gonna hurt. Get ready to use time under tension, multiple angles of attack, and a whole bunch of lactate.

Tip: Drink This for Stronger Erections

A juice that builds a better boner? Here's the hard science.

The Best Squat You're Not Doing

This type of squat improves your form, saves your joints, and makes a great addition to your regular squatting.

4 Reasons You Suck at Building Mass

If you're small and weak, this is either going hurt your feelings or help you get bigger and stronger. Your choice. Check it out.

Grow, Ectomorph, Grow

Naturally skinny? Here's how to finally gain some shirt-stretching muscle.

The Waterbury Method

A unique program for size and strength that uses full-body workouts and a set/rep scheme you’ve probably never tried before. Check it out.

The Anabolic Pulse

Use this high-tech supplement for protein pulsing, for post-workout recovery, and to prevent muscle loss during dieting or fasting.

Bulletproof Your Lower Back

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

Tip: Nail Your Upper Glutes

Train your maximus, but don't forget about your medius. Hit the upper glutes hard with this unique exercise variation.