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Tip: Turn Up the Volume

Ramp up training volume if your main goal is size. Here's the smart way to do it.

Tip: Vary Rep Range to Grow

There's more to bodybuilding than 3 sets of 10. If your main goal is hypertrophy, this is a must-read.

Tip: For Muscle Growth, Chase the Pump

The pump isn't just a temporary cosmetic effect, it's essential for muscle growth. Check out this science.

Tip: Build Your Mind-Muscle Connection

It's not broscience, it's science-science. And here's why you need it for optimal muscle growth.

Tip: Use Instinctive Training Wisely

The fancy term for it is autoregulatory training. Here's how and when to use it.

Tip: Train Your Weaknesses First

Got a lagging or weak muscle group? Hit it first in the workout for better results. Here's the science that backs it up.

Tip: Use Continuous Tension for Muscle Gains

Bodybuilders have done it for decades and now science backs it up. Here's how you can use this method for new gains.

The New Science of Time Under Tension

To get big, you have load up a muscle for 30-60 seconds per set, right? Well, maybe, but there are other ways. Check out the latest science.

5 Things We Can Learn From Arnold About Building Muscle

Back before he was governing the state and impregnating the hired help, Arnold Schwarzenegger was way ahead of his time as a bodybuilder.

5 Strategies for Choosing Exercises

Forget sets, reps, or percentages. Picking the most effective exercises is the foundation for success.

What's Best, 3 or 6 Meals Per Day?

Eat smaller meals more often, right? Or are larger, less frequent meals the way to go? Here’s what science has to say.

Blood Flow Restriction Training

Blood flow restriction training can jack up the effectiveness of your workouts and give you a skin-tearing pump. Here’s how to do it.

Light Weights for Big Gains

Lift heavy and grow, right? Well, it turns out that lifting light weights may make you grow muscle equally as well.

Do Pain Pills Impair Muscle Growth?

Does your favorite NSAIDs impair muscle development? And do the benefits outweigh the risks?

4 Reasons You're Not Gaining Muscle

If your gains won't budge despite your best efforts, you may be making one of the four biggest muscle-building blunders. Fix them and grow.

6 Lessons Learned From the Master Blaster

While much of what appears in the pages of Joe Weider's magazines is pure hooey, some of the infamous Weider Principles may be worth a second look.

Demolish Your Genetic Limits

Building muscle gets tougher to do as you reach your genetic limit. Here are 5 simple ways to expand your muscle growth potential.

To Crunch or Not to Crunch

The "experts" all say that performing crunches is worthless and a recipe for back dysfunction, but should you buy into what they're selling?

10 Reasons Bodybuilders Are Bigger Than Powerlifters

They both lifts weights. They both train hard. They both use drugs at the pro levels. So why are bodybuilders more jacked than powerlifters?

3 Total Body Programs for Big Arms

Three of our experts explain little-known secrets of arm training, along with presenting some serious total-body programs to build ‘em up. Check it out.