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Row Every Day: The Thick Back Solution

Do you disappear when you turn sideways? Then you need to do a row exercise every time you hit the gym. Here's your specialization plan.

10 Mistakes Women Make in the Gym

Women get curves by building muscle. They show those curves by losing body fat. Why then are they doing everything to make both those things so damn hard?

Tip: A Quick Guide to HCG

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

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.

Tip: High-Dose TRT or Mild Steroid Cycle?

Some docs are prescribing larger dosages of T for men with low test. But is this TRT or an actual steroid cycle? Is it safe? Info here.

10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

If strength, health, and longevity are what you're after, then you should be able to easily pass these tests. If not, you have work to do.

Inside the Muscles: Best Chest and Triceps Exercises

Twenty different chest and triceps are put to the EMG test. Here’s which ones came on on top.

Simple But Brutal: The Workout Plan

Make it easier to build muscle by doing brutally hard things, like 20-rep squats. Here's your complete 6-week plan.

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.

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.

8 Great Rowing Variations

Meadows lists his top 8 rowing variations and ranks them according to compression, range of motion, and contraction.

Total Core Training for Lifters

To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.

Tip: Another Jaw-Dropping Benefit of Creatine

It seems there's no limit to what this inexpensive supplement can do for you, performance-wise and health-wise.

Natural vs. Enhanced Lifters

Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.

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.

Bench More to Bench More

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

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.

Primer 52: The Program

Completely reshape your body with this sophisticated and straightforward diet and training plan.

10 Movements For Explosive Power

Explosive training doesn't mean endless sets of power cleans. Here are 10 ways to power-up.

The Set / Rep Bible

If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.

6 New Rules For Rows

Kroc rows, the misuse of bands, and the row-double-what-you-bench rule. None of those hold up to logic. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: The Right and Wrong Way to Cable Crunch

Wickedly effective ab exercise, if you're doing it correctly. You're probably not. Here's the definitive guide.

Burn 450% More Calories Without Cardio

Five ways to burn fat that beat the crap out of cardio. The secret? How you perform the last set of a weight lifting exercise can lead to dramatic fat loss without losing any muscle.

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.