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The Best Way to Build Traps

Nothing says strength and power like big traps. Sadly, most people are training them wrong. Here's the best advice from 13 top coaches.

Tip: Use Cluster Sets for Size & Strength

Cluster sets have always been great for strength gains. Here's a new twist on them that'll maximize hypertrophy too.

Tip: Fuel Up With Hot Rice Cereal

Bored of oatmeal? Start your day with this high-protein waker-upper. Get the easy recipe here.

Get Ripped. Get Walking.

This is not your mama's workout. Get to the nearest treadmill and incinerate fat while leaving muscle completely intact.

The Secret of Loaded Carries

Add this to your workouts and you'll be bigger, leaner, and stronger. No BS, just results. Here are several ways to do it.

Are You Strong?

So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.

Tip: The Lifter's 10-Minute Warm-up

Get your blood flowing, activate your muscles, and prime your CNS in three quick steps.

The Simple Diet for Athletes

You don't have to go on an extreme diet to lose fat and perform your best. These guidelines work for elite athletes and they'll work for you.

Burn 450% More Calories Without Cardio

Five ways to burn fat that beat the crap out of cardio. The secret? How you perform the last set of a weight lifting exercise can lead to dramatic fat loss without losing any muscle.

The Planet Fitness Nightmare

Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.

GVT Revisited

Can simply employing German Volume Training on a couple of exercises a week be the key to muscle building?

The Push-Pull Workout

The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.

21st Century Core Training 1

Everything you need to know to develop a strong, powerful core.

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  • The New 5x5

    The 5x5 system has been around forever for a reason: it works. But it has its shortcoming. Let's make it even better.

    The Best Damn High Volume Workout Plan for Natties

    Not on steroids? Grow anyway with this smart training approach.

    Growth Explosion: The 30-10-30 Technique

    Three young athletes gained 14 pounds in 14 days using a new training technique. Here's exactly how they did it.

    The Athletic Aesthetic Program

    Lift like a beast, move like an athlete, look like a Greek god. Here's your plan.

    Tip: The Hamstring Exercise That Beats Leg Curls

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

    The Single Most Effective Workout Split

    There are several ways to organize your training week, but one split is superior for the vast majority of lifters. Here it is.

    The Simple 7 Warm-Up

    Your warm-up shouldn't be boring or ineffective. Here's how to stretch the right parts, move with ease, and prepare to destroy your workout.

    3 Days a Week is All You Need

    Four rules to follow when you can only train 3 days per week, plus the 4 common mistakes to avoid. Sample plan included.

    Neural Charge Training

    I've found nothing that works better than Neural Charge Training at increasing the rate of gains and enhancing recovery. You want to experience that? Here's how.

    Core Training That Isn't Stupid

    Drop the planks and crunches. There's a better way. Here's how to really train your core to build overall strength and athleticism.

    Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

    Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it.