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Arnold's Agonist-Antagonist Training

Train opposing muscle groups together, like Arnold did, and you'll build more muscle in less time while also developing muscular balance.

Guaranteed Muscle Mass

Need a simple, challenging plan to build some serious mass? Try these four proven training methods. Full workout program included!

22 Proven Rep Schemes

Want to build pure brute strength? How about unadulterated muscular size? Maybe both? Here are the best set/rep schemes for your goal.

6 Tips to Master the Sumo Deadlift

The sumo deadlift shortens the ROM, works the hips more, and is less stressful on the back than conventional deadlifts.

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.

6 Specialty Bars for Strength and Size

A conventional barbell is fine, but if that's all you use you're missing out on strength gains and a little novelty. Change your bar to improve your training.

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.

Bulgarian Split Squats

Can the foot-elevated split squat build legs as well as the squat? Before you answer, read this.

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.

Stripping Fat With Metabolic Pairings

Drastically increase fat use for fuel by increasing energy expenditure and stimulating the release of free-fatty acids. Here’s how.

Pump Down the Volume

Do less to build more muscle? The pros and cons of low volume training.

Tip: Stand Up While Training These Muscles

It works far better than you would have ever guessed.

Tip: How to Bring Up a Weak Body Part

Big back, small legs? Big chest, small arms? Here's how to schedule your workouts to bring up those lagging muscle groups.

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Tip: The Top-Half Squat

This bottom-up squat is great for training the midrange or lockout of the squat if that's your sticking point. It's also a great quad builder.

Pin-press

Tip: The Pin Press

A pin press is a bench press that starts from the bottom. Pins can be set at any point in the ROM to strengthen sticking points.

The 8 Rules of Maximal Strength

Here's how to be the strongest person in your gym. The catch? You'll also have to be smart about your training. Follow these rules.

Tip: The Total Back Exercise

If you want a big back and a scary deadlift, this should be a staple in your lifting program. Check it out.

Tip: The Forward Head Posture Fix

This posture issue will lead to lifting injuries and recurring headaches. Here's how to straighten it up.

Why CrossFit Girls Are Stronger Than You

Many CrossFit women can do 200-pound clean & jerks and they have six-packs without dieting. Sound like you? Probably not. Here's why.

The Fake Butt Phenomenon

From fitness celebrities to reality stars, augmented asses are everywhere. Here's how they do it and how to spot the pretenders.

5/3/1 for Hardgainers

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

Pull-Ups Vs. Chin-Ups

We look to science to find out which exercise reins supreme for lats, traps, and biceps. Bonus: Two cool tricks to get better results with both.

Tip: Fight the Light and Sleep Better

No sleep, no gains. Here's how to get better sleep and maximize recovery.

Tip: Deadlift Daily to Get Stronger

Yes, you can deadlift almost every day, get stronger, and not get injured. Here's how.