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Bodybuilding vs. Powerlifting Deadlift

The deadlift is used by both powerlifters and bodybuilders, but there are 8 important differences. Here are the answers to all your questions.

How to Train for Fighting

Are you trying to throw a punch or are you playing patty cake? Here's how to develop raw, devastating power.

Bench Press Grip: The Magic Number

Use this simple math formula to find your perfect bench press grip, prevent injuries, and lift a lot more weight.

Guaranteed Muscle Mass

Need a simple, challenging plan to build some serious mass? Try these four proven training methods. Full workout program included!

The Jogging Delusion

Long distance running beats sitting on your butt, but it's absolutely inferior to weight training and HIIT on every front.

5 Workouts for Non-Responsive Biceps

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

The Snatch Grip Deadlift

It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.

Prilepin's Table for Hypertrophy

Rethinking a classic strength training paradigm so that it results in massive hypertrophy gains.

Reawaken Your Rhomboids

Fix these overlooked muscles and you’ll look better and be able to pull more weight. Here’s how.

Shredded in Six (Weeks, That is)

Forget those three-month diet plans. If you have six weeks and an ounce of discipline, you can get in awesome shape. Here’s how.

“D” is for Doping

How to use Vitamin D, the “most underrated Vitamin on the planet,” to boost performance, live longer, and look good naked.

Destroying Fat

It takes more than just “eating less and exercising more” to reach single-digit body fat. Check out these advanced fat loss strategies.

Push-Ups, Face Pulls, and Shrugs

Screw the rotator cuff! That's right, screw it. When it comes to fixing shoulder pain, the the rotator cuff is over-hyped and gets way too much attention.

The Anti-Bodybuilding Hypertrophy Program

Get back to bodybuilding's roots and build muscle using old-school strongmen techniques.

Unpopular Opinion: Deadlifts Aren't That Great

Unless you're a competitive powerlifter, traditional deadlifts are overrated, especially for athletes. Here's why.

10 Combo Exercises That Aren't Stupid

Think combination exercises are useless? Some are, but not these! They're great for fat loss, muscle growth, and athleticism.

Protein Powder Crimes and Misdemeanors

Protein powder is one of the most important bodybuilding supplements, yet it's the one that's most vulnerable to manufacturer monkey business.

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.

Ask Us Anything 05

Feeling the hams, visible abs, no-rack leg workouts, cardio, over-40 supplements, and combining CrossFit with bodybuilding.

7 Things No One Tells You Before You Start Lifting

If you knew these seven things about lifting or bodybuilding beforehand, would you even bother walking into a gym? Take a look.

The 7 Most Important Lifts

Quick, name the seven most effective exercises. Got it? Now see if your list matches ours.

The Ultimate Bodyweight Challenge

Fire up your athleticism. Build your shoulders. Get a bulletproof core. And do it all while having some fun. Here's how.

11 Damn Good Deadlift Tips

Master the deadlift. Here's the best advice from several top coaches and experts.

How to Look Jacked in 3 Weeks

If you only had a few weeks to fine tune your physique and look your best for an event, what would you do? Here's what our pros said.