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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?

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.

The Hormone Cycle and Female Lifters

If women understand their hormone cycles, they can plan their workouts to get stronger and lose more fat. Here's how.

Effective Training for Busy Men

Life has this annoying habit of interfering, but that doesn't mean training should get put on the back burner.

Best of Triceps

Seven proven exercises and training methods to add some size to your sad little triceps.

Tip: Freezer Fudge for Lifters

Go ahead, indulge. But do it with more protein and without added sugar. Make these. Here's the easy recipe.

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.

You Can't Prove That!

Trainers and diet experts are often years ahead of scientific research. Here, six experts share their unproven (but probably correct) theories.

The Real Driver of Muscle Growth

A 6-month long study used experienced lifters to pinpoint what amount of volume would build the most muscle and strength. Here's what they found.

Tip: The Truth About Pulldowns

Two studies tell us the truth about grip width and whether pulling to the chest or the neck works better.

150 Pound Back Extensions for Glutes & Hams

Drop the weenie weights, load this exercise heavy, and watch your deadlift PR skyrocket. Oh, and you'll build great glutes and hamstrings.

Tip: Eat Rice Without Getting Fat

Check this out. A simple way to reduce rice calories by as much as 50%.

The 10 Best Ways to Build Your Back

Most people get back training all wrong. We asked our experts to give us their best training tips and tricks. Are you missing any of these moves?

The Truth About Waist Trainers

Figure and bikini competitors use them. Celebrities endorse them. But what's really happening to the body when squeems are used? Here's the nasty truth.

8 Inconvenient Truths About Ab Training

Most of us know how to train a muscle, but most of it seems to get flushed down the toilet when it comes to abs. Here's what you need to know.

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.

The Real Reason Everyone's Fat

Are soft drinks, fast food, or aggressive diet plans making us fatter? Nope, it's something totally different. And the good news is, you have power over it.

5 Insane Biceps and Triceps Workouts

Do one of these extremely high-volume finishers every fourth day and you won't need to do any additional biceps or triceps training. Get the workouts here.

Conditioning When the Weather Stinks

Being in shape isn't about sporting “ripped abz,” it's about being physically capable of being a man. Here's how to get there when the weather ain't cooperating.

The Simple Diet

Getting lean is simple, just not easy. Here are some uncomplicated rules to follow about food, cheat meals, and more.

2 Weeks to Shredded

Need to look your absolute best but only have two weeks to do it? We've got the perfect plan for you. Check this out.

Shoulder Training: The Mountain Dog Way

The shoulders make the physique, they say. Here’s how to finally get yours bigger and stronger.

The Essential 8 Mobility Drills

Finally, a warm-up routine that even people who hate warming up can handle! This short series of drills will not only make you feel better, but the increased mobility you'll gain will help you make unprecedented gains in the gym.

Tip: Make Room for Big-Bottomed Girls?

Bodybuilding has finally jumped the shark by starting a division for women with bikini-figure upper bodies and Kardashian-esque lower bodies.