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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?

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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?

Tip: The World's Hardest Curl Workout

Shock your biceps into growing with this brutally effective, plateau-busting workout.

Tip: The Best Back Stretch You've Never Tried

Heavy lifting is good. Compressing your spine every day is not so good. Here's how to decompress, feel better, and keep adding plates.

Gyno: Everything You Need to Know

What is gynecomastia? What causes it, how can you prevent it, and what can you do if you already have it? Answers here.

The Get Shredded Diet

This diet plan is extreme. It's extremely strict and extremely tough. But it also works extremely well. You'll be shocked by how fast you drop body fat.

Tip: Chisel Your Lower Abs

Here's a twist on CrossFit's toes-to-bar exercise... but without the whole kipping bit.

The 10 Best Ways to Build Your Back

Most people get back training all wrong. We asked our experts to give us their best training tips and tricks. Are you missing any of these moves?

DeFranco Agile 8

A simple warm-up routine that’s helped powerlifters, meatheads, and other anti-mobility dudes feel better and progress faster in their workouts with fewer injuries. Check it out.

The Best Exercise for a Smaller Waist

These five vacuum exercises will narrow and tighten your waist by training the transverse abdominis.

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.

Full Body Training For Advanced Lifters

If you think full body training is just for noobs, you're missing out. Here's how to bring back the gains with this advanced approach.

Get Ripped. Get Walking.

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

Dispelling the Glute Myth

Could it be that everything we thought we knew about glute training was ass-backwards?

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout: Revisited

This brutal home workout set the internet on fire... and built a lot of calluses. Here are three new, slightly easier ways to do.

Tip: A Safer Alternative to Testosterone Replacement

This inexpensive drug dramatically increases testosterone and improves the testosterone/estrogen ratio with no side effects.

Tip: The T-Boosting, Tendon-Healing Vitamin

To get jacked and heal injuries at the same time, make sure you're getting enough of this.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.1

I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

Tip: Do the Russian Fighter Pull-Up Program

This simple plan involves "sneaking up" on reps in the pull-up. It just takes a few minutes per day. Check it out.

Total Body Training

Let's cut the bullshit and get to the brass tacks. For decades, men built slabs of muscle with simple, three day-per-week training programs. They trained their whole bodies in one brief workout session and they grew big and strong. Scoff all you want, but tens of thousands of trainees can't be wrong.

The X-Physique Program

Broad shoulders. Narrow waist. Powerful legs. Back all that up with real strength and you'll turn heads. Here's your plan.

Steroid Dieting

Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"

Lifter's Back Pain: The 3-Step Fix

Got an irritated lower back? Don't let it keep you from training. Here's what to do.

Tip: Kill the Inner Chest Myth

Stop trying to train your inner chest. Here's why.

Thick and Wide: The Back Solution

Here's how to get a thick, wide back... and why what you're doing now is probably holding back your gains.