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3 Powerhouse Exercises Better Than Benching

Got a puny chest? Bench pressing more weight won't be what builds it. If your pecs have stopped growing, here's what to do.

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?

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 Zercher Squat Complete Guide

The Zercher squat can pack muscle on quads and traps like nothing else. It'll also weed out the weaklings. Most people won't do them. Will you?

Master the Floor Press

The bench press may be everyone's favorite upper body barbell exercise, but its shorter-ranged cousin could be even better.

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.

More Sex, Better Sex (For Her)

Stop clutching your pearls. A strong libido is a sign of a healthy, fit body. Don't have one? Here's how to fix that.

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.

Built for Bad: Strength Circuits

Strength circuits provide the perfect balance of heavy loads, rep volume, and work density to produce the very best gains in strength, size, and leanness. Get the plan here.

Are Heavy Kettlebell Swings Better Than Deadlifts?

Heavy kettlebell swings could be the best damn posterior chain exercise you're not doing, possibly even better than deadlifts! Here's why.

Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

For a fat burning hit, a massive conditioning bang, and some appreciable muscle, do complexes. Here’s how.

Tip: Two Safer Ways to Overhead Press

Build your shoulders and save your back with these clever lifts.

No Weights, Big Wheels

Drop your regular leg-day workout and try this for 8 weeks. If you can take the pain, your quads, hams, and glutes will explode. In a good way.

Built For Battle

A complete workout plan for inhuman strength, athletic power, and stand-out muscle.

Tip: The Truth About Push-Up Handles

Are these gadgets helping you or hurting you? Here's what you probably don't know.

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.

Top Priority for Lower Traps

Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

The Ultimate Shoulder Day

Delts are hard to grow... if you don't train them right. Here's a workout that'll maximize your overhead press and maximize your gains.

The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.

How Bodybuilders REALLY Get Ripped

Everyone knows pro bodybuilders use drugs to get huge, but what do they do to get shredded for competition? It's more extreme than you think. Check this out.

Tip: Train the Brachialis First

The key to bigger arms? Hit the little muscle between the biceps and triceps first in your workout. Here's the best way to do it.

Shredded in 6 Days

How to quickly dump fat, water, and bloat for a photo shoot or special event.

Guaranteed Muscle Mass

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

8-Week Basic Strength Plan

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