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Powerbuilding: 4 Ways to Get Big and Strong

Mix heavy lifts with moderate lifts and blend powerlifter strength with bodybuilder size.

How to Use Linear Periodization

Legendary lifters used linear progression to break records. It's time to revisit that proven method.

19 Squat & Deadlift Variations

Find the most effective variations of the squat and the deadlift to fit your body and your goals.

The Glute-Ham Raise from A to Z

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

The Truth about Training Frequency

How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

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: The Perfect Anabolic Drink

The more you drink of this common beverage, the higher you raise your testosterone levels while simultaneously lowering your estrogen levels.

The Bodybuilder's Guide to Blood Work

Doctors often think lifters are sick because their physicals and blood tests yield scary results. Here's how to protect yourself from false positives.

Tip: Get Ripped on the Rower

The erg is the best fat burning machine in the gym, period. Here's how to use it right, plus three killer workouts to try.

The 6 Most Hated Personal Trainers

Bad personal trainers can ruin a gym. Here's a list of the ones who should be beaten senseless with a battling rope.

Tip: Build Your Pecs with the Squeeze Press

Looks weird, works great for building a bigger chest. Here's how to do it.

Ditch The Barbell Bench Press

Good benchers often have rotten chest development. The problem? Barbell bench pressing. Here's how to fix it.

3 Complexes for Rapid Female Fat Loss

Burn fat, improve strength, increase conditioning, and build beautiful muscle in only a few hard minutes a day.

Serge Nubret Pump Training

In bodybuilding's Golden Age, few shone as brightly as Serge Nubret. Let's learn a thing or two from this recently departed legend.

Muscle Specific Hypertrophy: Biceps, Back, and Lower Body

Don't read this unless you want to get bummed out about how you've been training the wrong grips, rep ranges, and exercises for your biceps, your back, and your entire lower body.

Building a Big, Freaky Back

Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.

Goblet Squats 101

Is this the "single best lifting movement of all time" as Dan claims? You be the judge.

Get Inside-Out Peeled

Every lifter should get completely ripped at least once. Don't think you can do it? You can. Here's how.

7 Things No One Tells You Before You Start Lifting

If you knew these seven things about lifting or bodybuilding beforehand, would you even bother walking into a gym? Take a look.

Rippetoe Goes Off

Rip has a few questions for you about unilateral exercises, imbalances, exercise variety, and why you're such a wussy.

Why Intermittent Fasting Fails Most People

For a small number of people, IF works great. But for others it can completely backfire. Is it right for you? Here's what you need to know.

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.

CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

Overhead Press Your Body Weight

Can you press your body weight overhead? You should be able to, plus more. Here's how to supercharge your pressing strength.