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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.

Reverse Lunges, But Better

If you're not a fan of reverse lunges it's probably because you're not using these tips.

Build a Better Back, One Side at a Time

Too much bilateral back work can wreck your posture. Here's how to prevent that while triggering some new muscle growth.

Bodybuilder Abs, Athlete Core

There's a difference between ab training and core training. Here are some new exercises for both goals.

Tip: The Best Substitution for Dips

Can't do dips? Train your chest and triceps with this bodyweight move instead.

3 Lessons From Bodybuilding Legend Bill Pearl

Bill Pearl is widely acknowledged as the first thinking man's bodybuilder. Here are three things you can learn from him about building muscle.

Bench Press Right for Your Body Type

The bench press isn't a one-size-fits-all lift. You need to tailor it to your skeleton. Here are five ways to do it.

Tip: The Hamstring Exercise That Beats Leg Curls

The lying leg curl is great, but it gets boring. Plus, this can work better.

These 3 Exercises Are a Waste of Time

These exercises really don't work, and some even lead to injury. Here's why, plus some more effective alternatives.

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.

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.

Tip: Do These Stretches After Squats

Run through these four simple stretches after a lower body workout and feel awesome.

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.

Tip: Do Quarter Squats To Boost Athleticism

Sounds like heresy, but a new study backs it up. Check this out.

The Secret to a Bigger Bench Press

Advanced lifters know that leg drive is key for hitting a new PR on the bench. Here are 5 tips to maximize it.

No-Weights Calf Training

Calves are tough to grow. Take this simple test of strength, then use the no-machines workout provided to finally add some meat to yours.

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.

Core Training for Smart Folks

Improve performance, reduce risk of injury, and look better with your shirt off. Here's how.

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  • 5 Ways To Make Face Pulls Even Better

    Everyone needs to be doing face pulls. Period. Here are five new variations that'll boost shoulder health and muscle growth.

    One Exercise for Total Shoulder Health

    No shoulder gains? Are they always hurting? Do this exercise once per day.

    Tip: Do the Pallof Press for a Strong Core

    For great abs and obliques, skip the machines and do this safe, effective, and very tough exercise.

    The 2-Second Pause for Big Gains

    Pausing for 2 seconds during certain exercises can lead to big improvements in strength and performance. Here’s why, and how to do it.

    Hang Clean For Total Body Power

    How do you train nearly 200 muscles in your body with one, easy to learn lift? You perform the hang clean. Here's the simple way to do it.

    5 Tips For A Bigger, Badder, Overhead Press

    You don't have to go through life overhead pressing candy-ass weights. Here are 5 tips to get you moving some serious iron.