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Bigger, Better Glutes

The hip thrust is the go-to move for building athletic speed and power, in addition to building a great butt. Here’s how to do it. 

The Best Damn Bench Press Article Period

Everything you ever wanted to know about the bench press. If you don't come away from this with at least a dozen ways to beef up your bench, you didn't read carefully enough.

How to Look Freakin' Awesome

Using simple formulas, Romaniello has come up with the clearest definition of “looking awesome” yet. You have to check this out to see where you stand!

Building a Biceps Peak

Can you really add a peak to your biceps? Well, you can certainly add some new size if you train the long head. Here’s how.

The Five Principles of Radical Fat Loss

Need to lose fat and lose it quickly? This is your guide. Check it out.

Stuff We Like – Food & Snacks 4

Healthy foods don't have to taste bad. (No, for reals.) Here are some of our favorite physique-friendly choices and where to get 'em.

5 Fat Loss Myths You Still Believe

These diet beliefs are still rampant online. Let's end that now.

The 7 People Who Never Get Results

Are you one of these types of people? Hope not. Because they never make any progress. Check out the list.

Tip: 14 Band Exercises for Bigger Lifts

Prevent injuries, perform better athletically, and smash some PRs by adding a few of these moves to your next workout.

7 Variations of the Hip Belt Squat

Can't squat with a barbell on your back? Build your legs like this.

Tip: A New Way to Make Overnight Oats

This muscle-building, workout-fueling breakfast has become a staple for many lifters. Here's a new way to whip up a batch.

The New Rules of Over-40 Lifting

Everything most young coaches tell you about over-40 training is wrong. Here's why and what to do instead.

3 Days a Week is All You Need

Four rules to follow when you can only train 3 days per week, plus the 4 common mistakes to avoid. Sample plan included.

Tip: Hanging Leg Raise – 3 Mistakes to Avoid

It's one of the best ab exercises out there, but hardly anyone does it right. Here's how to really do it.

Volume Training for Size & Strength

If your gains have stalled, it's probably because you're missing one thing in your workouts: volume. Here's how to intelligently add it.

Tip: Can't Train? Take This to Retain Muscle

There's no reason to lose muscle when life or illness keeps you away from the gym. Here's how to fight off atrophy.

Squat Mechanics: A Deep Analysis

It's time to finally fix your squat. Here's an in-depth look at squat mechanics from the author of Starting Strength.

The 4 Best Ways to Lunge

The regular ol' forward lunge is actually the least effective. Check out these superior variations for leg strength.

Stop Doing Box Jumps Like a Jackass

Box jumps are great for building athleticism and muscle. Trouble is, most people do them stupidly. Let's fix that.

Front Squat vs. Goblet Squat

Two anteriorly loaded squat variations, both with benefits and drawbacks. So which is best for you?

6 Tips to Master the Sumo Deadlift

The sumo deadlift shortens the ROM, works the hips more, and is less stressful on the back than conventional deadlifts.

The Case Against Trap Training

Your traps are puny, and it's probably because you train them directly with shrugs. Here's a better way build your yoke.

High-Pull for the Power Look

This single exercise will make you look more powerful and scary-looking in just a short amount of time. Here’s how to do it.

Practical Guide to GPP

General physical preparedness is the key to outstanding performance. Here's how to set-up a program that sets you up for success.