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Better Than Thrusters

Barbell thrusters are known for hypertrophy + heart-pounding intensity, but they have a lot of drawbacks. Here are two better methods.

The Pros and Cons of Powerlifting Training

You can learn a lot from competitive powerlifters. But you can also really screw up your progress if you follow their "rules" blindly. Here's the cold hard truth.

The 100-Rep Trap Bar Workout

A brutal trap bar program that uses insane volume to build muscle over your entire body without destroying your knees or lower back.

Only Wimps Avoid Single-Leg Work

Single-leg exercises can be tougher than standard squats and deadlifts. Disagree? Then you're either a wimp or ignorant.

9 Training Concepts That Suck

Bodybuilding and strength training have hundreds of rules you need to follow to make progress. Trouble is, many of them suck. Break them.

Hellfire Reps

A simple technique that forces you to use better form and full range of motion. It'll burn like heck, but you'll like the results!

6 Combo Exercises for Upper Body Mass

Pack muscle on your chest, back, delts and arms in half the time with these challenging combination exercises and finishers.

The Toughest Way to Do a Set

One rep, three phases. This overload method will not only challenge you, it'll pack muscle on your weakest body parts, fast!

Dips: The Upper Body Squat

Dips are awesome, but you better learn proper form and how to dose them. Once that's done, try ring dips, countdowns, combos, and dead stops.

4 Squat Challenges You Must Conquer

Ready to find out what you're made of? Warning: Your momma needs to sign a note before you try these front squat challenges!

Masochistic Mechanical Drop Sets

To bring up hard-to-grow muscle groups, use mechanical drop sets instead of straight sets. Here are 8 painful ways to do it.

Unconventional Trap Bar Exercises

Trap bars are great for deadlifts and shrugs, but there are plenty of awesome, lesser-known exercises that you can use it for. Check these out.

Big. Scary. Delts.

If you want to grow your delts, you've got to train them often, but you've also got to be smart about it. Here’s how.

Finding Your Big 3 Lifts

Powerlifters have to bench, squat, and deadlift. But what if you just want to impress the ladies when your clothes come off?

Reverse 21s for Hypertrophy

Warning: There will be blood. This technique will rapidly add mass your biceps, chest, back, delts, and legs.

8-Week Quad and Hamstring Assault

Give your body a break from traditional squats and deadlifts and smash your wheels with this growth-inducing plan.

The Simple Cure for Weak Body Parts

Just about everyone has one pathetic muscle group. Here's a plan to make that embarrassment a thing of the past.

Quad Killer: 20-Rep Front Squats

You can't beat 20-rep squats for building leg size and strength. Here are some new variations of the old school killer.

No-Nonsense Warm-Ups for Big Lifters

Take your lifting preparation as seriously as you take your lifting. That doesn't mean you have to devote half an hour to it. Here's what to do instead.

4 Tough Workout Challenges

Structured routines are best, but sometimes you need to give yourself a challenge to see what you're made of. Give these a shot.

Squats for Those Who Can't Squat

Busted-up veteran lifters often have to abandon the back squat. But they may not need to. Try these variations to keep the leg growth coming.

The Countdown Method

If this “shock and awe” hypertrophy method doesn't stimulate some new gains in size and strength, then nothing will.

Are Bulgarian Squats Superior to Regular Squats?

Could the Bulgarian squat be better than the King of Exercises? Ben Bruno makes his case.

Dynamic Drop Sets For Size

Drop sets are as old as the barbell but they work. Here's a new and brutal way to perform this classic technique.

Hamstring Hell: Sliding Leg Curls

Sliding leg curls look easy... until you try them. For brutally fast hypertrophy gains, they're hard to beat.