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10 Awesome Pull-Up Variations

Challenge yourself, crush boredom, and build a capable upper body with these butt-kicking variations.

10 Challenging New Ways to Chin-up and Row

Masochistic new variations of the chin-up and row to smash your plateaus and build a brick-wall back.

10 Exercises You've Never Tried: Backside Edition

How to build your lats and upper back without wrecking your lower back in the process.

16 Nasty Exercises You've Never Tried

Break out of your training rut and get immediate results by adding a few of these to your next workout.

3 Exercises That Will Wreck You

If your posture kinda sucks, you may be one exercise away from injury. Here's what to skip, plus alternatives to get you jacked and fix that ugly posture.

3 Fixes for Weak Body Parts

Give these training strategies a try to quickly fix your lagging muscle groups.

4 Back Exercises You're Screwing Up

Even advanced lifters mess up these exercises. Fix these four common mistakes to build a bigger, stronger back. Here's how.

4 Exercises for a Thick Back

Do you turn sideways and disappear? Then you need to work on back thickness. Pull-ups alone won't do it either. Try these exercises.

4 Gadgets to Amplify Upper Body Mass

Barbells and dumbbells reign supreme, but here are four other gadgets that deserve some attention.

4 Ways to Build Your Scrawny Back

Want a bigger, stronger back? Then stop doing the same workout that hasn't gotten you one. Here are four methods to help you grow.

5 Back Training Myths You Probably Believe

You probably think a few of these myths are true... and that's hindering your back growth. Let's set the record straight.

5 Exercises for Upper-Back Strength

Strengthening a handful of small, upper-back muscles through some deceptively hard exercises can pay big dividends.

6-Week Back Specialization Program

A strong, dense back is the hallmark of a great body. If yours is lacking, it may be time to specialize. Here’s your plan.

8 Back Exercises You've Never Even Seen

These new rowing exercises will not only build a thick back, they'll force you to (finally) use optimal form.

8 Tips to Give Your Program More Pull

Train your back like it's your job. Undo the damage from chronic sitting and limit the consequences of too much benching. Here's what to do.

A Comeback for Lat Pulldowns?

Pulldowns are only for people who can’t do pull-ups, right? Well, maybe not. Here are a few very effective ways to do it.

Back Blast for the Tragically Latless

A little science combined with some sweat equity and a great program can make the most stubborn lats grow. Check this out.

Back to Basics

Want more upper-body strength and size? Then you gotta do pull-ups and chin-ups. Here’s why, plus how to get better.

Back to McGill

If you're a lifter with back problems you'll want to read this. If you're a lifter without back problems you'll still want to read this.

Back-Friendly Leg Training

Leg training should push you to your physical limits without crushing your back. Here's the smart way to make it happen.

Bad Back, Big Muscles

Nagging back pain is no excuse to get fat and weak. Here's how to keep training hard while your back heals up.

Barbell Rows for Batwings

The author looks at some of the finer points of the greatest barbell back builder of all time, along with providing some variations.

Best of Back

Seven great back exercises you definitely need to try.

Bodybuilding's Most Controversial Exercise

Back in the “Golden Age of Bodybuilding,” guys performed the now-forgotten pullover to build their upper bodies. Who says you can't go back?

Build Great Glutes & Lats With Light Weight

Go heavy or go home! Or, you know, go lighter and actually get the results you're looking for. Here are 4 moves that don't require heavy weights.