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

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Inside the Muscles: Best Chest and Triceps Exercises

Twenty different chest and triceps are put to the EMG test. Here’s which ones came on on top.

How To Build Superhero Muscle

How do celebs build superhero bodies so fast? No, it's not always with anabolics. Get the answer here and try this program.

The Best Damn High Volume Workout Plan for Natties

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

6 Ways to Lift Hard With Bad Knees

You can have hinkey knees and still train hard. You just have to make a few adjustments to keep them happy. Here's how.

Why Intermittent Fasting Fails Most People

For a small number of people, IF works great. But for others it can completely backfire. Is it right for you? Here's what you need to know.

10 Rules for Building Muscle Without Getting Fat

Here are 10 strategies to help you do what was once thought to be impossible: growing muscle without growing your belly.

Tip: Hanging Leg Raise – 3 Mistakes to Avoid

It's one of the best ab exercises out there, but hardly anyone does it right. Here's how to really do it.

Tip: The Real Reason Steak Makes You Strong

Lifters swear that red meat makes them stronger, but is there more to a steak than meets the eye?

Tip: Test Your Athleticism in 2 Minutes

Let's see how fit you really are. Take this quick test. And try not to puke.

The Best Squat You're Not Doing

This type of squat improves your form, saves your joints, and makes a great addition to your regular squatting.

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.

5/3/1 for Hardgainers

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

Deconstructing the Deadlift

There's more to proper deadlifting than "grip it and rip it." You're about to get your PhD in pulling.

The Complete Power Look Program

The look of power cannot be faked. Here's how to build a body that has the "go" to back up the "show".

Tip: Don't Use a Mixed Grip When Deadlifting

If you always used a mixed grip when deadlifting, you'll get injured. Instead, master the hook grip. Here's how.

The Truth About Ass-to-Grass Squats

Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.

The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.

Steroids: What Pro Bodybuilders Are Really Using

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

Build a Thicker Back in 28 Days

A wide back will separate you from the typical tank-top lifter. But you're going to need more than rows and pull-ups.

Inside the Muscles: Best Ab Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.

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  • The Hierarchy of Fat Loss

    Strapped for time? That doesn't mean you can't lose fat. Prioritize your training to burn fat rapidly. Here's how.

    The Truth About Bulking

    There's more to gaining muscle mass than lifting and pigging out. Don't fall for bulking advice that just makes you fat.

    Tip: My Favorite Muscle-Building Method

    Simple, but not easy. Here's how to stimulate hypertrophy like never before.

    Tip: Triple-Threat Bicep Training

    Here's a smart way to clobber every fiber of your biceps for faster growth.