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Tip: Build Biceps With Science-Backed Methods

Five quick tips to help you finally stretch out those shirtsleeves.

Steroids: What Pro Bodybuilders Are Really Using

An inside look into the drug use of a real IFBB pro bodybuilder.

Build Muscle Anywhere, Anytime

Yes, you can build size with bodyweight exercises. But these aren't your typical beginner moves. Check 'em out!

Bulletproof Your Lower Back

Want to build a strong, pain-free lower back? Here's your guide.

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.

The Very Best Way to Build Forearms

I lift hard and I can crush you. That's the message big forearms send the world. Here's how our pros and experts train them.

World's Simplest Training Template

Most lifters try to progress in strength, hypertrophy, stretching, and conditioning at the same time. Huge mistake! Here's a better way to, well, get better.

How to Build 50 Pounds of Muscle in 12 Months

DC training works. Never heard of it? Here’s what it is and how to do it.

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 Ultimate Minimalist Training Plan

Don't have time to train 6 days a week for over an hour? Don't worry, you don't have to. Get in, get out, make gains. Here's how.

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

To build strength and muscle, as well as avoid injuries, you must train all six patterns. Does your program include them all?

The Zercher Squat Complete Guide

The Zercher squat can pack muscle on quads and traps like nothing else. It'll also weed out the weaklings. Most people won't do them. Will you?

Tip: Does Getting Ripped Make You a Weakling?

Is it possible to get lean without losing strength? Here's what most people don't know.

Good Exercises Gone Terribly Wrong

These exercises and training methods have their place, but they're stupid choices for most gym goers. Here's why.

Advanced German Volume Training

One of the toughest muscle-building workouts of all time just got tougher. For experienced lifters only!

Strong Legs, Big Round Butts

Take this popular exercise to the next level if you want big legs, great glutes, and healthy knees. Here's what to do.

5 Tips for Bigger Deadlifts

Great little-discussed deadlift tips like "weld your spine," "ribs down," and "push the knees out."

Know Your Ratios, Destroy Weaknesses

Strength ratios reveal weaknesses. And weaknesses must be destroyed, whether you're a bodybuilder, Olympic lifter or football player.

Lessons From a Change Maker

John Berardi, PhD, talks about food, fads, and playing the long game in the fitness biz.

No Weights, Big Wheels

Drop your regular leg-day workout and try this for 8 weeks. If you can take the pain, your quads, hams, and glutes will explode. In a good way.

2-A-Day Training for Radical Gains

If you goal is size, it’s hard to beat twice-per-day training. But you have to be smart about it. Here’s your guide.

Big Arms in 8 Workouts

Here's a brutal workout that'll build noticeable size on your biceps and triceps in just one month. Guaranteed.

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.

The 11 Worst Squat Mistakes

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?