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

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5 Ways Social Media is Ruining Fitness

Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are awesome, until they start to interfere with your progress. Don't fall into these traps.

Tip: Stop Putting Hunger On A Pedestal

This is the problem with diets that promote hunger.

Tip: Try Blood Flow Restriction Training

Popular with hardcore bodybuilders, this method can also be used if you're rehabbing. Here's how.

Tip: Take Gratitude To The Extreme

This mental exercise is harder than you think. Try it for a week and become a tougher, happier person.

Tip: Take This Squat Challenge

This workout only takes 9 minutes. Note: These will be the worst 9 minutes of your life. Check it out.

A Simple Program for Complex Results

If you want to build muscle as fast as humanly possible, here's a complete A-Z program to help you do just that.

Tip: The 20-Percent Experiment

Get a better workout every single time you walk into the gym. Here's how.

The Effects of Mild Cycles

Some men use tiny doses of testosterone for hormone replacement therapy. Others use massive amounts for bodybuilding. But what are the effects of “light” cycles? Here's the science.

Creatine: Scam or Staple?

Creatine has been around forever, but you don't hear much about it these days. Does it even work? Should you be taking it? Here's what you need to know.

Hypertrophy-Specific Training

An Overview and Sample Program

Lunges: You're Doing Them Wrong

There's a 90 percent chance you're doing lunges or split squats incorrectly. Here's where you're going wrong and how to do them right.

The Set / Rep Bible

If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.

Tip: Big-Butt Women Live Longer

Science suggests that big-bootied women will outlive us all. Check this out.

The 5 Step Ankle Mobility Fix

Is ankle mobility messing with your training? First you need to diagnose the problem, then you need to fix it. This plan will help you do both.

10 Mistakes Women Make in the Gym

Women get curves by building muscle. They show those curves by losing body fat. Why then are they doing everything to make both those things so damn hard?

Bigger, Better Glutes

The hip thrust is the go-to move for building athletic speed and power, in addition to building a great butt. Here’s how to do it. 

5 Tips For A Bigger, Badder, Overhead Press

You don't have to go through life overhead pressing candy-ass weights. Here are 5 tips to get you moving some serious iron.

The Cure for Puny Calves

Look down at your calves. Sad, huh? Don't worry, eight of our experts drop their best training tips here.

5/3/1 for Hardgainers

This specialized 5/3/1 template will put size on the most stubborn hardgainer. Just add food and effort.

Whey vs. Casein: The Real Story

Whey protein has some benefits, but casein is a better muscle builder, a better strength builder, and even a better fat burner. Here's why.

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 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.

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.

Training Percentages Made Simple

Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.