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The Top 10 Bodyweight Exercises

In the world of bodyweight strength training, the possibilities and challenges are truly limitless. Are you ready to take them on?

The Pros and Cons of Powerlifting Training

You can learn a lot from competitive powerlifters. But you can also really screw up your progress if you follow their "rules" blindly. Here's the cold hard truth.

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.

CrossFit and Functional Training

Heavy barbell training is the best way to build strength. And everything about sports performance gets better when you're stronger.

How to Build Size and Strength Simultaneously

Building strength and size at the same time isn't crazy; in fact, it's smart. Here's a smart, easy-to-follow workout that will make it happen.

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.

6 Specialty Bars for Strength and Size

A conventional barbell is fine, but if that's all you use you're missing out on strength gains and a little novelty. Change your bar to improve your training.

Chest Obliteration: Mountain Dog Style

Do your pecs look like something you'd find at IHOP covered in maple syrup? Then this article is for you.

Farmer's Walks for Fat Loss

Coach Nick T. shows how this classic strongman exercise can turn your boring workout into a metabolism-stoking, fat-incinerating machine.

Full Body vs. Split Training

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

Optimized Volume Training

High volume training for muscle growth that will also get you stronger. Sounds good? Get the full program here.

Steroids for Bodybuilding

A practical guide to physique enhancement with pharmaceuticals

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!

Tip: My Favorite Strength-Building Method

This never-fail training method will build strength fast. Check it out.

Tip: Everyday Lateral Raises

Yes, trained correctly, you can do these shoulder wideners daily. Here's how.

Tip: Bigger Forearms in 3 Minutes per Week

Do this quick routine once per week and you'll be shocked by your newfound gains.

5 Alternatives to a Painful Squat

If squatting causes pain in your low back, knees, or shoulders, try one of these pain-free exercises that'll still get you big and strong.

Bulletproof Your Lower Back

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

Take This Drug Once a Day

A cheap fat burner that prevents many types of cancer? Yes. This ancient drug makes you healthier in general.

3 Ways to Build Muscle by Doing Cardio

If cardio is causing you to lose gains, you're doing it wrong. Here's how to build your glutes, hamstrings and quads with conditioning work.

The Ultimate Guide to Landmine Presses

You don't do the angled barbell press? You will. Here are 8 ways to do it that are sure to become staples of your training program.

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.

Tip: Do Farmer's Walks Like This to Get Ripped

This loaded carry beats everything when it comes to metabolic conditioning and fat loss. Here's why, plus two ways to do it.

The 4 Dumbest Ab Exercises

Those popular ab exercises you see in many workout programs are ineffective and injurious. Luckily, there are smarter alternatives.