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5 Best Loading Schemes for Size & Strength

Want size? Want strength? How about both? Find the right loading scheme for your goal here.

Tip: Do the French Press for Triceps

It's a classic exercise, but most people are doing it wrong. Here's how to do it right.

Total Core Training for Lifters

To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.

Look Like a Bodybuilder, Perform Like an Athlete

Building muscle size, strength, and explosive power – as a single strategy – produces the absolute best gains, period! Here's how.

What You Don't Know About BOSU Balls

Newbies and bad personal trainers love them. Experienced lifters and most coaches hate them. Here are the actual facts.

The Strong Bodybuilder Program

A program that combines strength-building compound movements with insane muscle-growing giant sets and multiple intensity techniques.

Protein Will Not Make You Fat

Eat as much protein as you want and it won't turn to fat. In fact, a new study shows it almost all turns to muscle. Check it out.

Test Your Grit: 3 Challenges

Shake up your workout and take one of these three tough challenges. Ask a friend to join you… or an enemy.

The Truth About Bodybuilding Arm Measurements

If you want to know the true size of your arms, measure them correctly. Here's your guide.

The Happy Powder

Low energy? No motivation? Lack of focus? Feeling mentally or physically run down? There's a supplement for that.

7 No-Barbell Strength Tests You Need To Pass

A one-rep max on the bench press only measures a fraction of your real strength. Can you pass this more complete list of tests?

Kill the Dumb Diets

What makes you fat? Insulin? The quality of food you eat? Or is it just calories in, calories out? Here's where most so-called diet gurus go wrong.

Steroid Users On Soapboxes

Sick of hearing steroid users talk about motivation and discipline when those things weren't apparently enough for them? Then read this rant.

The Very Best 20-Minute Workouts

Yes, you do have time to train. Try one of these fast, brutal workouts.

Tip: What All Strong Athletes Have in Common

Strengthen this muscle group and you'll get stronger at damn near everything.

Tip: From Block Pull to Deadlift

This training method works great for short-armed lifters who struggle with the deadlift.

The 5 Most Dangerous Deadlift Mistakes

Why do smart lifters let their technique go haywire? Ego lifting? Unawareness? Here are the most common problems.

How Long Should I Rest Between Sets?

If a trainer says to always rest 3 minutes between sets, he's an idiot. Here are the 9 things you need to consider to get the best results.

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.

The Best Training Method You're Not Using

This training method adds volume and builds strength, size, and endurance while getting you ripped. It's also fun. Here's how to do it.

Tip: When Life Gets Hard, Work Hard

Successful lifters find comfort in discipline. Here's what you can learn from them.

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.

Tip: Don't Train Every Muscle the Same

Lower reps or higher reps? It depends on the fiber dominance of the muscle in question. Check out this handy guide.

One Exercise to Rule Them All

Get your lifts up, get your gains up, and move the bar faster. Do the clean and press to get better at everything.