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Tip: Build Your Pecs with the Squeeze Press

Looks weird, works great for building a bigger chest. Here's how to do it.

The 4 Best Ways to Lunge

The regular ol' forward lunge is actually the least effective. Check out these superior variations for leg strength.

Tip: Do The One-Kettlebell Workout

Ramp up your conditioning with only one kettlebell and your bodyweight. Here's the workout.

The 5 Most Common Deadlift Mistakes

Are you making one of these all-too-common technique mistakes? Check out these straightforward tips.

5 Ways You're Screwing Up Your Squat

You've been taught wrong. Disregard the stupid cues, follow this practical advice, and squat like a boss. Here's how.

Real Women Do Pull-Ups

All females are capable of doing pull-ups. They just need to master a few smart progression methods and sack up. Here's how.

The 3 Worst Types of Conditioning

These popular conditioning exercises can damage tendons, ligaments, and joints. Here are the worst offenders, plus some safer alternatives.

4-Week Chest Specialization

If your chest is weak, you can't expect it to grow by only working it once every five to seven days. Here’s a better plan.

The Truth About Squatting Deep

Friends don't let friends squat high, but there's really no point in squatting any deeper than slightly below parallel. Here’s why.

Unconventional Trap Bar Exercises

Trap bars are great for deadlifts and shrugs, but there are plenty of awesome, lesser-known exercises that you can use it for. Check these out.

8/6/3 For Size and Strength

This coach dared to mess around with Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 and tweak it for his athletes. Here’s what happened.

The Pro-Testosterone Benefits of Resveratrol

Recent evidence continues to support resveratrol's role in raising Testosterone while reducing estrogen.

6 Weeks of Squatting Insanity

A radical, painful approach to a bigger, better squat and a body forged in iron.

Variations on the Shrug

Shrugs and beastly traps go together like certain high-ranking generals and sleazy MILFs. But what if you've been hitting those shrugs all wrong?

21 Exercises For Injury Free Mass

Injured? Here’s what you need to know to keep training, keep your gains, and get better.

Sandbags For Strength

Forget the fancy training tools. This dirty sucker is as basic and effective as they come.

Front Squats Made Easier

Five tips and drills to help you front squat more effectively and take your training to the next level.

Can't Turn This!

Don’t care about rotary stability? You will after this.

Building a Bodybuilder Chest

A complete guide to help you build your chest, even if your genetics suck. Check it out.

Contrast Training for Strength, Size, and Power

Teach your body some new tricks with these exercise pairs that combine strength with explosive power.

Blending Size and Strength 2.0

Size or strength? Now you don't have to decide. Here's a program that uses high tension and high volume to make you strong and big.

Complexes for Fat Loss

Complexes are a challenging and effective way to burn fat quickly. Bonus: They’re not boring like running on a treadmill. Here’s how to do them.

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 Quality Mass Diet

Most so-called bulking diets just get you fat. Here’s a better way to eat for mass without adding all that chub.