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The squat may be the king of all exercises, but it's also the one that's screwed up the most. Are you making any of these mistakes?

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The Big 3 Lifts Suck For Size Gains

Sorry, but if you want to get maximally jacked, you need to do more than the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Here's why.

10 Rules for Hardgainers

Tired of hearing "eat big to get big" by dopes who've always been big? Finally, some smart advice from someone who's been there.

Bodybuilder Goes CrossFit

Powerlifter, Olympic lifter, and bodybuilder Christian Thibaudeau became a CrossFit athlete for three months. Here are the lessons he learned.

How to Build Bulletproof Shoulders

Build indestructable shoulders with landmine presses, unique overhead carry variations, and much more.

Building a Superhuman Core

Meatheads say, “Just squat and deadlift, bro. That's all the core training you'll ever need.” Too bad they're wrong.

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  • Front Squat vs. Goblet Squat

    Two anteriorly loaded squat variations, both with benefits and drawbacks. So which is best for you?

    Big. Scary. Delts.

    If you want to grow your delts, you've got to train them often, but you've also got to be smart about it. Here’s how.

    Big Forearms, Crushing Grip

    Building menacing forearms and developing a bar-bending grip require two unique approaches. Here's how to get both.

    Mountain Dog Training for Intermediates

    John Meadows’ style of training is typically used by only very advanced lifters. Here’s how to make it work for you if you’re a mere mortal.

    Mountain Dog Arms

    Want bigger arms? There are four keys things to remember when it comes to training them. Check ‘em out here.

    Five Exercises You Should Stop Doing... Forever!

    Five popular exercises that may be doing you more harm than good. Check out the list.

    Sodium, Your Secret Weapon

    Here’s why athletes and bodybuilders need more, not less, sodium in their diets to ensure optimal health, performance, and even gains.

    The Periodization Bible - Part 1

    Everything you ever wanted to know about advanced periodization for strength training.

    Tip: The Smoothie That Could Save Your Life

    Having a stroke or heart attack really interferes with making gains. Consume two cups of this food every day to prevent that.

    Tip: Sleep, Testosterone, and Insulin Sensitivity

    Lack of sleep turns you into a pudgy sissy. Here's the science.

    Tip: 4 Hip Adduction Exercises You Need

    Prevent injuries and build complete lower-body strength with these moves.

    Tip: The Hamstring Exercise That Beats Leg Curls

    The lying leg curl is great, but it gets boring. Plus, this can work better.

    CrossFit for Meatheads

    Make gains while getting leaner. Here's exactly what to do every day for the next three weeks.

    Carbs: When, How Many, and What Kind

    Should you be going low carb, high carb, or somewhere in between? What carbs are best? How should they be timed? We ask the experts.

    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?

    Tip: Body Part Splits vs. Push-Pull

    These are both popular and effective ways of organizing your workouts, but which is right for you? Find out here.

    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 Most Hated Machine in the Gym

    The Smith machine is used by bodybuilders, strongmen, and powerlifters. And they're bigger and stronger than you, hater. Maybe it's time you learn to use it right. Here's how.

    Tip: Dump the Seated Leg Extension, Do This Instead

    Most standard leg exercises are "missing" a very important quad muscle. Here's how to target it to build stronger legs.