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If the bench, deadlift, squat, and overhead press are causing you pain, don't worry. These variations will still get you bigger and stronger.

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The 10 Exercises Vanity Lifters Need

Do you lift to look good naked? Cool. But this leaves gaps that lead to imbalances and injuries. Let's fix that, pretty boy.

Tip: Press Like a Viking

This twist on a strongman event is great for building shoulders, even if they're feeling a little busted up.

Gold School: Diamond-T Calves

In four weeks, you can build the best calves of your training career. Warning: It's going to hurt — a lot.

The Single Best Hamstring Exercise

Hamstrings are the weak link for most lifters. Don't be one of them. Here's how to hammer your hams to increase strength, power, speed, and explosiveness.

Tip: Don't Do This After Lifting Weights

Most people feel compelled to do this after they're done lifting, but it can negate the effects of their workouts.

Fit Pants Podcast 2

CrossFit with guns, a supplement ingredient quiz (with prizes), and the delicious food that keeps you full for hours.

Tip: The Cure for Spaghetti Hamstrings

This exercise looks pretty easy. It's not.

8 Laws of Strength Training

You don't have to do every little thing right to get big and strong. You just have to follow these 8 laws to the letter.

4 Pull-Ups You've Never Even Seen

Using a band for assisted pull-ups? Stop. It doesn't work well. Here are four better choices even advanced lifters will love.

Tip: 3 Do-Anywhere Exercises for Back & Shoulders

Add these high-tension moves to your gym workout or do them at home. The results are the same: bigger delts and upper back.

5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.

Tip: Realistic Gains After 40

How much muscle can an advanced, natural lifter gain in middle age? Here are the facts.

5 Reasons You Don't Look Like You Lift

How come some people go to the gym a lot but don't look like it? Probably because they're making these mistakes.

Tip: 4 Exercises You Aren't Doing (But Should)

Simple Lifts To Improve Your Big Lifts

Tip: The Most Underrated Conditioning Exercise

You did it as a kid. Here's why it needs to make a comeback.

How to Build Big Legs With Bad Knees

Got angry knees? Here are the five best exercises to allow your legs to keep growing while keeping your knees happy.

Tip: A Better Way to Do Leg Raises

Ramp up this basic core exercise like this. And try not to pass out.

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Bodybuilding is full of programs used by "enhanced" lifters, but most people don't take drugs and can't get good results. This effective program is for them.

The Ab-Building Trick Nobody Told You About

Can't feel your abs working? Maybe your glutes and hams can help. Try these five moves.

Tip: Hack Your Nervous System, Set New PRs

Squat or bench more weight than ever with this seriously simple trick.

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!

The Gironda System

Vince Gironda was a legendary bodybuilding coach, and you can still learn a lot from him today. Check this out.

Advanced Glute Training

Everything you ever wanted to know about your glutes… and more. Check it out.