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Forget overtraining. One of the most effective ways to bench press more weight is to bench press more often.

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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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  • Tip: One Forearm Exercise to Rule Them All

    Build a crushing grip and big nasty forearms with this unique exercise. Here's how.

    The Hybrid Split

    No workout program or weekly split is perfect for everybody of course, but this one comes pretty damn close. Take a look.

    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.

    6 Questions About Tempo Training

    When should you use tempo training and why? Mike Robertson answers these and other questions about this often-neglected component of strength and muscle building.

    Screw Cardio! Four Complexes for a Shredded Physique

    Get ripped fast with 9-minute workouts! Too bad most "fit" people will likely throw up on minute 8.

    Tip: The Capsule That Does It All

    This jack-of-all-trades supplement grows muscle, reduces fat, raises testosterone, lowers estrogen, and fights diseases.

    5/3/1 for Hardgainers

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

    The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

    To build strength and muscle, as well as avoid injuries, you must train all six patterns. Does your program include them all?

    The Truth About Rest-Pause Training

    If you look at the research, you'll see that rest-pause training isn't what it's cracked up to be. Here's why.

    Tip: The Best Bench Press for Chest Development

    Looks scary, but it's the best way to bench if your goal is chest size.

    The Athletic Aesthetic Program

    Lift like a beast, move like an athlete, look like a Greek god. Here's your plan.

    Reg Park's 5x5 Program

    The proven way to build both size and strength that’s been working since 1960. Here’s how to do it.

    Bulgarian Training Simplified

    Bulgarian training works for top Olympic lifters. Here's how average guys and gals can make it work for bodybuilding and powerlifting.

    10 Best Unilateral Exercises

    How to get stronger and balance out your monotonous diet of squats and deadlifts with single-leg movements.

    Natural Gains: The Proven Training Strategies

    Here are some proven strategies for all-natty size and strength gains, and how to put them all together into a workout plan.

    Tip: How to Develop an Adonis Belt

    Here's how to build the sexiest muscle there is.

    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.

    Tip: A Quick Guide to HCG

    Is doctor-prescribed HCG monotherapy better than testosterone replacement therapy? Here's what you need to know.

    5 Things You Can Train Everyday

    Think you've gotta wait a few days before training some muscles again? Nope. Make gains faster. Here's what thrives with frequency.

    The Hard Body Workout Plan

    How do you get shredded while maintaining muscle mass, strength, and athleticism? With these two training methods.

    3 Days a Week is All You Need

    Four rules to follow when you can only train 3 days per week, plus the 4 common mistakes to avoid. Sample plan included.

    Push-Pull Training: The Next Generation

    The push-pull training split has been building slabs of muscle for generations. But can it be improved? You bet. Here's how.

    Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

    The mainstream media would have you believe that hGH is the holy grail of ergogenics, but is it?