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The Smartest Training Split

Hardly anyone applies any reasoning to their training splits. Here's one that makes sense and guarantees progress.

Tip: 5 Push-Up Variations for Strong Guys

Push-ups should remain a staple exercise for you, even if you're past the newbie stage. Here are five variations for advanced lifters.

Tip: Double-Down Triceps Training

Use this compound set to totally exhaust your muscle fibers and hit the neglected long head of the triceps.

Tip: Compound Chest Training

Double down on those puny pecs and force them to grow. Here's how.

The 4 Best Compound Sets for Size

Not to be confused with super sets, these smart compound sets will blow up your chest, shoulders, legs, and triceps. Take a look.

5 Realistic Tests of Strength

How much weight should you be able to lift? How many reps should you be able to do? Here are some guidelines for natural, non-mutant lifters.

Tip: Hanging Leg Raise – The Right Way

Great ab exercise, but most people do it wrong. Here's how to fix it and get better results.

Core Training for Big, Heavy Dudes

Big and tall guys have lousy leverages. They need to do core exercises tailored to their size. Check these out.

Tip: Fix Those Tight Shoulders Fast

Test and improve shoulder rotation with this exercise.

Tip: One Exercise for a Strong Posture

Build your upper back and neck with this unusual exercise. You'll stand straighter and lift heavier.

Tip: The Butt Muscle You're Missing

Strengthen this part of your glutes and you'll improve your squats and deadlifts. You might even relieve some lower back pain.

Tip: Recovering? Reset your PR's

Getting back into the gym after being injured? Here's how you need to think about personal records.

6 Easy Exercises You Won't Be Able to Do

Maybe you're pretty strong. Great. But that just increases the odds that you can't do these easy movements that would allow you to get even stronger.

Tip: The Lost Movement for Injury Prevention

Keep your knees, hips, and spine healthy and strong with this exercise.

7 Training Strategies to Make You Feel Great Again

Joints hurt? Banged up from years of lifting? Keep training but add a few of these healing techniques to your workouts.

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

Most postural correction movements are missing the big picture. Here's what will really fix your posture fast.

Tip: Better Than Dumbbell Flyes

Flyes are fine, but make this change and you'll build much better pecs.

Tip: The Bodyweight Squat Test

There are a lot of strength tests out there, many unrealistic. But here's one that you and everyone else should be able to pass.

Tip: The Overhead Press Test

Can you pass it? Here are the rules.

Big Bench, Big Chest: 5 Training Secrets

Little-known tips on bench pressing, chest development, and shoulder health that your coach or clueless personal trainer never told you.

Tip: The Intuitive Training Challenge

It's time to let your instincts take over, for a while at least. Ditch your workout plan and try this.

Lifters Over 30 Need to Get Real

You still have decades left in your training career, but you need to start doing these four things before it's too late.

Tip: A Better Way to Split Squat

Make one simple modification and you'll get better results. Check it out.

Olympic Lifting for Monsters

Some guys are just too tall, too beefy, or too tight to do Olympic lifts. No prob. Here are some great alternatives to help them build explosiveness.

Tip: A Workaround for Cranky Joints

Add this handy lifting accessory to your pressing exercises to make your banged up shoulders, elbows, and wrists feel better.