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Lunges: You're Doing Them Wrong

There's a 90 percent chance you're doing lunges or split squats incorrectly. Here's where you're going wrong and how to do them right.

The Planet Fitness Nightmare

Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.

Inside the Muscles: Best Leg, Glute, and Calf Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building monster legs.

Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

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

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.

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: Could This Be the Next Super Supplement?

This new nutritional kid on the block could soon prove to rival curcumin in its broad range of effects.

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?

Honest Advice About Marijuana

Is it okay for bodybuilders and athletes to use the devil's lettuce, or does it work against their goals? Here's what we think.

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.

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 Bodybuilder's Guide to Blood Work

    Doctors often think lifters are sick because their physicals and blood tests yield scary results. Here's how to protect yourself from false positives.

    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.

    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.

    5/3/1 for Hardgainers

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

    Tip: You've Gotta Try This New Leg Exercise

    Unlike conventional hack squats, this landmine version allows you to find the perfect groove for your joints. Check it out.

    Tip: Deadlift Daily to Get Stronger

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

    The Best Way to Row, Period

    Barbell rows are a staple for building a big back and an overall stronger body. And using an underhand grip makes them even better. Here's why.

    The Reg Park Way To Serious Size And Strength

    Reg Park, the guy who inspired Arnold, knew how to build strength and symmetry. Here’s what we can still learn from him today.

    The Essential 8 Mobility Drills

    Finally, a warm-up routine that even people who hate warming up can handle! This short series of drills will not only make you feel better, but the increased mobility you'll gain will help you make unprecedented gains in the gym.

    Total Body Training

    Let's cut the bullshit and get to the brass tacks. For decades, men built slabs of muscle with simple, three day-per-week training programs. They trained their whole bodies in one brief workout session and they grew big and strong. Scoff all you want, but tens of thousands of trainees can't be wrong.

    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".

    Kroc Rows 101

    A step by step guide to performing the most bad-ass upper back exercise in existence.

    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.