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If the bench, deadlift, squat, and overhead press are causing you pain, don't worry. These variations will still get you bigger and stronger.

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Tip: Reps Don't Matter

Do this and you'll build muscle, regardless of the number of reps you're using.

Tip: The #1 Exercise for Hamstring Strength

You probably can't even do it... but you can work your way up to doing it. Here's how.

10 Exercises for Big Triceps & Strong Lockouts

Hit a new pressing PR and stretch out the sleeves of your T-shirts. Add a few of these into your program.

Losing Fat While Gaining Muscle – A Guide

Hardly anyone ever manages to lose body fat while gaining muscle, but that's only because of a few, easily correctible mistakes.

Russian Strength-Skill: The Workouts

How to get big, strong, and lean using training methods inspired by manual labor and the Russian concept of strength-skill.

The 8 Most Effective Training Splits

It's time for a new training split, one that better fits your goals and your schedule. Choose one of these 8 proven splits and get to work.

The 1000-Rep Arm Workout

This program added two inches to Matt Kroc's arms... and they already measured 20 inches! Are you crazy enough to try it?

A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

The Simple Deadlift Program

This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.

Tip: 5 New Ways to Build Your Shoulders

Want stronger delts? Add a few of these challenging variations to your upper-body day.

The Best Damn Workout Plan for Natural Lifters, Part 2

Not using drugs? Then stop training like someone who is. Here's how to milk your training for all its worth when taking the natural route.

Tip: Do This First on Back Day

Here's how to fire up your lats to build more muscle and strength.

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.

Dispelling the Glute Myth

Could it be that everything we thought we knew about glute training was ass-backwards?

8 Brand New Single-Leg Exercises

These brutal lifts will get you strong as hell and pack some meat on your legs... fast.

Tip: The Workout Cure for Dad Bod

To fight that fat gut, what's better? More weight training or more cardio? Let's see what science says.

4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

The Best Damn Strength Plan For Natural Lifters

If you're a natural lifter doing the workouts of drugged lifters, you're going to be disappointed. Build maximal strength the natural way. Here's how.

Tip: The Most Brutal Hamstring Exercise

Hit the back of your legs with this move. No weights required.

Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge

If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.

The Texas Method

A proven strength training method to help you keep making progress after the newbie phase. Check it out.

Tip: 30-10-30 for Big Legs

All you need is your own bodyweight for this one! If you can stand up afterward, you win.

Big, Thick, Chunky Ab Training

Abs aren't really made in the kitchen... unless that's where you train. You have to build them like any other muscle. Here's how.

Tip: Two Ways to Squat Like a Sissy

And they both build muscle. Check our these proven exercises.