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Shoulders and Triceps Blast

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

6 Questions About Tempo Training

When should you use tempo training and why? Mike Robertson answers these and other questions about this often-neglected component of strength and muscle building.

Ignorant When it Comes to Deadlifts?

It's okay that you don't know how to deadlift if you were never taught properly. But if you still don't know after reading this article, that's a different story.

How to Look Freakin' Awesome

Using simple formulas, Romaniello has come up with the clearest definition of “looking awesome” yet. You have to check this out to see where you stand!

Texas Hold 'em Autoregulation

Know when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em. Here's how to figure out when you need to pull back before you gamble your gains away.

Muscle Specific Hypertrophy: Biceps, Back, and Lower Body

Don't read this unless you want to get bummed out about how you've been training the wrong grips, rep ranges, and exercises for your biceps, your back, and your entire lower body.

Weightlifting Versus Powerlifting

Whether you're new to lifting or a seasoned strength trainer looking to take up competition, understanding the difference is critical.

Maximize Protein Synthesis

Building muscle boils down to getting on the right side of the protein synthesis balance sheet. Here's how to do it.

Back-Friendly Leg Training

Leg training should push you to your physical limits without crushing your back. Here's the smart way to make it happen.

Bulgarian Split Squats

Can the foot-elevated split squat build legs as well as the squat? Before you answer, read this.

Deconstructing the Dumbbell Row

Chances are, you're doing your dumbbell rows incorrectly and we're all laughing at you.

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.

Get It Right: The Deadlift

You can't really improve your deadlift unless you really know what happens when you pull serious weight. Here’s your guide.

Building a Big, Freaky Back

Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.

A Bodybuilding Program for Athletes

Forget what you’ve heard before. Big muscles don't make you inflexible, weak, or unathletic. Check this out.

5 Superior Single Leg Exercises

These unilateral exercises are so tough that’ll wish you could use both legs. (But you can’t.)

10 Reasons Bodybuilders Are Bigger Than Powerlifters

They both lifts weights. They both train hard. They both use drugs at the pro levels. So why are bodybuilders more jacked than powerlifters?

The Controlled-Carb Bulking Strategy

Here's the ultimate mass plan for the carb-phobic bodybuilder!

Gettin' MASSive With Food

Some time-honored and battle-tested ideas for packing on the muscle meat, along with some incredibly calorie-dense food and shake recipes.

Building a Biceps Peak

Can you really add a peak to your biceps? Well, you can certainly add some new size if you train the long head. Here’s how.

Seven Metabolic Finishers to Burn Fat

Burn body fat, improve conditioning, and make each workout an ass kicking success. Here’s how.

Five Exercises You Should Stop Doing... Forever!

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

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.

Enormous and Strong Legs: The Mountain Dog Way

Most lifters are lacking in the leg department. Why? Because the type of training you have to do for leg growth is brutal. Here’s how to get it done.