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Tip: Two Surprising Exercises for Shoulder Health

These two moves can help you prevent and even eliminate shoulder pain.

The Snatch Grip Deadlift

It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.

For Big Shoulders, Ditch the Free Weights

For shoulders, free weights involve too much wasted movement. Not so with cable exercises. Here are 4 that'll blast your delts into oblivion.

Tip: Fix Your Ankle Mobility For Deeper Squats

The inability to go deep with squats is often caused by ankle issues, not hip issues. Here's how to fix that right up.

Tip: Try the Wobble Squat

Looks crazy, but it's used by strength athletes to train the squat and bulletproof the core. Here's how to do it.

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 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.

The Anti-Bodybuilding Hypertrophy Program

Get back to bodybuilding's roots and build muscle using old-school strongmen techniques.

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 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 Advanced Supplements Newbies Don't Deserve

    You don't need high-octane fuel or nitro if you're only driving a Prius. The same thing applies to newbie lifters and high-octane supplements.

    Tip: The Vitamin That Treats Anxiety & Panic Attacks

    Some people may need drugs for anxiety, but others just have a simple vitamin or mineral deficiency. Here's the science.

    Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

    What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

    Bulgarian Split Squats

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

    Tip: Test Your Athleticism in 2 Minutes

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

    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.

    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 6 Mandatory Angles for a Big Back

    The back does way more than you think, and you're probably not challenging it optimally for growth. Add these exercises.

    Breast Implants For Girls Who Lift

    Everything a weight-lifting woman ever wanted to know about breast implants but was afraid to ask.

    Tip: Stop Sitting on a Ball

    This popular form of self-therapy isn't a good fix, and it can make things worse. Here's why, plus a better way to soothe your butt-hurt.

    Overhead Press Your Body Weight

    Can you press your body weight overhead? You should be able to, plus more. Here's how to supercharge your pressing strength.

    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.

    W-i-d-e-r, Real-Man Shoulders

    A look back at bodybuilding history plus a great workout for your delts. Check it out.

    The Very Best Way to Build Triceps

    So, you want to stretch out your sleeves? The problem is, you can't have big arms without big triceps. Here's exactly what will help you build them.