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You can choose the best exercises, but if these four variables are screwed up you'll be leaving gains on the table. Here's everything you need to know.

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The Perfect 6-Minute Warm-Up

Don't waste all your training time warming up. But don't skip the warm-up either. Get primed to lift in just 6 minutes. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Drag Curl for Bigger Biceps

Need a better biceps exercise? Yes, yes you do. Try this one.

Tip: Do the Snatch-Grip Rack Pull

It's one of the best exercises for back size and strength. Here's how to do it.

Fix Your Puny Calves, Traps, Abs and Pecs

Do you have tiny calves and traps? How about unresponsive abs and pecs? Well, that sucks. Here are the simple solutions.

The Truth About Ass-to-Grass Squats

Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.

The 100-Rep Trap Bar Workout

A brutal trap bar program that uses insane volume to build muscle over your entire body without destroying your knees or lower back.

The Deadlift's Dirty Secret

Olympic weight plates force everyone to deadlift 8.75 inches off the floor. Guess what? That may not fit your body type.

Dips: The Upper Body Squat

Dips are awesome, but you better learn proper form and how to dose them. Once that's done, try ring dips, countdowns, combos, and dead stops.

The Truth for Tall Lifters

Hey, tall guy, you know all those lifting rules that apply to short people - the ones that got no reason to live? They don't apply to you.

Cardio for Strength Athletes

Can a big, strong guy do cardio without losing an ounce of size or strength? Check this out!

Shoulders and Triceps Blast

A 6-week routine filled with heavy weights, drop sets, and 100-rep muscle burners. You ready?

Inferno: My Week on DNP

I remember when I was still at University, earning my degree in English, and had to read <i>Dante's Inferno</i>. For anyone who isn't familiar with this story, it's about the author's three-day descent into Hell, guided by his greatest inspiration, the Latin poet Virgil.

Hypertrophy-Specific Training

An Overview and Sample Program

The Top Seven Upper Back Exercises

The absolute best exercises for your back. Are you using them? Check out this list.

Tip: The Push-Pull Pyramid

Test your mental and physical strength with this brutal (and fun) approach to supersets.

Tip: The Cure for Pancake Butt

Build your glutes and bring up your hamstrings with this clever exercise variation. Check it out.

Stuff We Like – Equipment 4

Smart training requires smart equipment. Here's some of our favorite gear.

Tip: Double Your Pull-Ups in 30 Days

This simple rep scheme will turn you into a pull-up pro in just a month.

Tip: Replace the Rear-Delt Raise

Here's a better way to target your posterior delts.

6 Exercises for Pain-Free Shoulder Training

Shoulders feeling banged up? These exercises allow you to train them without pain so you can keep the gains coming.

For Big Shoulders, Ditch the Free Weights

For shoulders, free weights involve too much wasted movement. Not so with cable exercises. Here are 4 that'll blast your delts into oblivion.

Tip: Turn Off the Hip Flexors to Build Abs

If you can easily knock out dozens of reps of an ab exercise, it's probably because your abs aren't doing much work. Fix that. Here's how.

Tip: The Dumbbell Side Bend is for Dummies

This doesn't make biomechanical sense. Here's a better exercise that actually works.

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.