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How to Warm Up for a One-Rep Max

Ready to go for a new PR in the bench press, squat, or deadlift? How you warm up could make or break your max. Follow these guidelines.

7 Dumb Things Lifters Argue About

Lifters spend way too much time arguing about things that don't matter that much. Here are seven things lifters should accept and just move on.

The Cure for Weak Glutes

Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren't Growing

One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.

Tip: Make This Healthy Gainer Shake

It's body-building, not belly-building. Here's a convenient shake that'll fuel your gains without wrecking your health.

Negatives: You're Doing Them Wrong

Lowering a weight slowly is a “garbage” eccentric. The key is to lower a weight that's close to maximum under control.

How to Keep Muscle During a Layoff

Whether you're taking a planned break from training or you're struck by sickness or injury, there are plenty of things you can do to prevent muscle loss.

The Farmer's Walk Cure

This simple loaded carry will get you bigger, stronger, and leaner. Here's how to do it right and work it into your training plan.

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: The Second Stage of Motivation

There are two stages to staying motivated enough to reach your goal. Most people get stuck in the first stage... and don't even know about the second.

Develop the Ultimate Overhead Press

Overhead press your bodyweight for reps. Just follow these simple steps.

Ditch The Barbell Bench Press

Good benchers often have rotten chest development. The problem? Barbell bench pressing. Here's how to fix it.

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!

The Complete Guide to Bulking and Cutting

Here's how to adjust your nutrition to match your training goal. It covers mass phases, fat loss phases, and maintenance phases.

The Kardashian Butt Must Die

Admiration of that famous big butt is ruining women's backsides. Here's why.

The Trap Bar Deadlift

The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

10 Secrets to Building Mass

Ten secrets, eight exercises, and one sweet three-day-a-week program to help you pile on muscle weight fast.

2 Times a Week for Twice the Gains

You've heard of high-frequency strength training. But what about low frequency? Cut your gym time in half and still make gains. Here's how.

The 10 Most Overrated Workouts and Diets

We ask our experts what training method or diet trend is the most overrated. They don't hold back. Let the butt-hurt begin.

Advanced German Volume Training

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

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Tip: 2.5 Inch Deficit Deadlifts

For this deadlift variation, stand on a small platform or plates. Great accessory exercise to boost your standard deadlift strength.

8-Week Basic Strength Plan

Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.

2 Weeks to Shredded

Need to look your absolute best but only have two weeks to do it? We've got the perfect plan for you. Check this out.

Built For Battle

A complete workout plan for inhuman strength, athletic power, and stand-out muscle.