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Coach Nick T. shows how this classic strongman exercise can turn your boring workout into a metabolism-stoking, fat-incinerating machine.

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Hepburn Solution for Strength and Power

A time-tested way to get strong from old-time weightlifter and strongman Doug Hepburn. Check it out.

Isometrics for Mass!

A new way to use isometric training for size and strength.

Arm Day Annihilation

Sorry, but just doing compound lifts isn't going to grow your arms to their maximal genetic limits. You need an arm day full of supersets. Try these.

Tip: Lower Blood Pressure With This Tasty Treat

A simple food works as well as prescription medicines in increasing blood flow and lowering blood pressure.

30 Minutes to Mass

Yes, you do have time to train... if you'll make a plan, shut up, and stop socializing. Follow these guidelines and check out the sample programs.

Tip: Fear is Fuel

Motivation is for newbies. To be successful over the long haul, you need to be haunted. Here's why.

Tip: 5 Ways to Stay Motivated... Forever

Want to be lifting hard and loving life for the next 50 years? Here's how to do it.

Tip: Compound Chest Training

Double down on those puny pecs and force them to grow. Here's how.

Tip: Stop Perving on Women at the Gym

Really, it's embarrassing. But there is a less creepy way of striking up a conversation.

The Very Best Way to Build Forearms

I lift hard and I can crush you. That's the message big forearms send the world. Here's how our pros and experts train them.

10 Mistakes Women Make in the Gym

Women get curves by building muscle. They show those curves by losing body fat. Why then are they doing everything to make both those things so damn hard?

6 Weeks to Great Abs

Most ab exercises are garbage. But do these 4 types of ab movements each workout and those babies will pop through.

The Cure for Puny Calves

Look down at your calves. Sad, huh? Don't worry, eight of our experts drop their best training tips here.

The Very Best Way to Build Your Chest

We asked both the pros and the PhDs for their top pec training methods. Their answers may just surprise you.

Tip: Try Hollow-Body Holds

Increase core stability with this gymnast staple. Here's how to do it.

Lift Like a Monster, Look Like a Hero

Get stronger, build muscle, and increase performance, all with one challenging program. Check it out.

Sprinting for Muscle

Here's how sprinting can make you stronger, leaner, and more muscular.

5 Workouts for Non-Responsive Biceps

Not genetically blessed? Here are the most proven workouts for those with lagging or non-responsive biceps.

The Best Forearm Exercise

Do you have the forearms of a ballerina? Here's a simple way to build a pair worthy of respect, admiration, and fear.

Max Strength, Minimal Equipment

Here's a Westside-influenced strength-building program to make you maximally strong while using minimal toys.

The Glute-Ham Raise from A to Z

Did your lame gym finally get a GHR? Good! Here’s how to use it.

Carb Cycling for Fat Loss

Think carb cycling is too damn complicated for real men to follow? Coach Henriques' plan is as simple as it is effective.

3 Total Body Programs for Big Arms

Three of our experts explain little-known secrets of arm training, along with presenting some serious total-body programs to build ‘em up. Check it out.

A Monstrous Back: The Mountain Dog Way

Does your physique disappear from behind? Coach Meadows says you need a healthy dose of the two P's: perseverance, and pain tolerance.