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Push-Ups, Face Pulls, and Shrugs

Screw the rotator cuff! That's right, screw it. When it comes to fixing shoulder pain, the the rotator cuff is over-hyped and gets way too much attention.

Sick? Go Train!

"I'm sick. Should I train or not?"

Merry Christmas, Bob

Time to spread some holiday cheer. Or, in this case, a little hardcore motivation.

German Volume Training – The Real Story

Lifters talk about GVT as a no-fail training plan for size. But is it? Not according to science. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Another Jaw-Dropping Benefit of Creatine

It seems there's no limit to what this inexpensive supplement can do for you, performance-wise and health-wise.

Tip: Do High Reps for Quad Size

If you're doing fewer than 12 reps for legs, you're just doing maintenance training. Try this instead.

11 Damn Good Deadlift Tips

Master the deadlift. Here's the best advice from several top coaches and experts.

The Best Cable Exercises You're Not Doing

For strength and size gains, you need some cable work. Here are eleven cable exercises you've probably never even tried.

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: Do 30-Rep Sets for Muscle

Science shows that sometimes, higher-rep sets work better. Check this out.

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Tip: Straight Bar Dips

This dip variation not only looks cool, it teaches you to perfect your form and prevent sag on regular dips. Hits your core too.

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.

Tip: Increase Insulin Sensitivity, Get Abs

Are you training your abs and eating clean yet still can't seem to uncover that six-pack? Here's what the problem could be and 5 ways to fix it.

I, Bodybuilder

No hype, no exaggeration. How to build muscle as fast as humanly possible. Get the plan here.

Bodyweight Burn

Turn boring bodyweight exercises and calisthenics into grueling challenges with mechanical drop sets. Here's how.

The 185 Rep Squat Workout

Climb out of that training rut and challenge your muscles and mental fortitude with these old-school squat workouts.

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.

Yoga, Yes Yoga, For Big Bastards

How a few simple poses can make you a better lifter.

18 Tips for Bulletproof Knees

Here’s how to fix your achy knees, prevent injury, and keep the squats coming. Check it out.

The Carb Cycling Codex

Cutting body fat doesn't have to mean cutting out the carbs. Get shredded with this carb cycling approach and hang on to more muscle in the process.

Tip: Master the Reverse Hyper

It's one of the best machines in the gym... if you know how to use it correctly. Most don't. Here's what you need to know.

Gyno: Everything You Need to Know

What is gynecomastia? What causes it, how can you prevent it, and what can you do if you already have it? Answers here.

Tip: Fruits and Vegetables for Bigger Muscles

A powdered fruit and vegetable blend made lab animals stronger and faster with muscles that were 40 to 45 percent bigger.

Tip: How To Meet Women At The Gym

Want to make a connection and not come off as a creeper? You'll need some guidelines written by a woman. Here they are.