Barbell thrusters are known for hypertrophy + heart-pounding intensity, but they have a lot of drawbacks. Here are two better methods.
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.
A brutal trap bar program that uses insane volume to build muscle over your entire body without destroying your knees or lower back.
Single-leg exercises can be tougher than standard squats and deadlifts. Disagree? Then you're either a wimp or ignorant.
Bodybuilding and strength training have hundreds of rules you need to follow to make progress. Trouble is, many of them suck. Break them.
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!
Pack muscle on your chest, back, delts and arms in half the time with these challenging combination exercises and finishers.
One rep, three phases. This overload method will not only challenge you, it'll pack muscle on your weakest body parts, fast!
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.
Ready to find out what you're made of? Warning: Your momma needs to sign a note before you try these front squat challenges!
To bring up hard-to-grow muscle groups, use mechanical drop sets instead of straight sets. Here are 8 painful ways to do it.
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.
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.
Powerlifters have to bench, squat, and deadlift. But what if you just want to impress the ladies when your clothes come off?
Warning: There will be blood. This technique will rapidly add mass your biceps, chest, back, delts, and legs.
Give your body a break from traditional squats and deadlifts and smash your wheels with this growth-inducing plan.
Just about everyone has one pathetic muscle group. Here's a plan to make that embarrassment a thing of the past.
You can't beat 20-rep squats for building leg size and strength. Here are some new variations of the old school killer.
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.
Structured routines are best, but sometimes you need to give yourself a challenge to see what you're made of. Give these a shot.
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.
If this “shock and awe” hypertrophy method doesn't stimulate some new gains in size and strength, then nothing will.
Could the Bulgarian squat be better than the King of Exercises? Ben Bruno makes his case.
Drop sets are as old as the barbell but they work. Here's a new and brutal way to perform this classic technique.
Sliding leg curls look easy... until you try them. For brutally fast hypertrophy gains, they're hard to beat.