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Your Guide To Heavy-Light Training

You don't have to choose between looking great and performing well. Achieve both goals with this training plan.

You (Probably) Don't Need to Train Arms

Many lifters don't need direct biceps and triceps work. Some need a little. Some need a lot. Here's how to know what's best for your body and your goals.

When Overhead Isn't an Option

Have injuries or poor mobility made overhead pressing painful? No worries. Here are four ways to build your shoulders without pissing them off.

What You Don't Know About Calf Training

Strength starts from the ground up. Here's how to build bigger calves, stronger feet, and better ankle mobility.

Unpopular Opinion: You Don't Need Chains

Looks hardcore, but if you're not a competitive equipped powerlifter, you don't need them. Here's why.

Unpopular Opinion: The Partial Squat Is Fine

Here's what you really need to know about the optimal squat depth.

Unpopular Opinion: Deadlifts Aren't That Great

Unless you're a competitive powerlifter, traditional deadlifts are overrated, especially for athletes. Here's why.

Training Variety vs. Consistency: Final Word

Is it better to switch things up in the gym or stick with the same moves every workout? Here's the truth.

Training Burnout: How to Spot It and Defeat It

Burnout is real and it's holding you back. Here's how to identify it, prevent it, and cure it. A must-read for hardcore lifters and athletes.

Train at Home. Get Better Gains

Stop depending on a commercial gym. Here's why you need to build a simple home gym and how to do it.

Top 7 Advanced Home Exercises

Consider yourself advanced? Try these seven unique and highly effective exercises using only bodyweight and bands.

Top 10 Mass Makers for Lanky Lifters

Big lifts lead to big gains, but they may not all fit your long-limbed structure. Try these variations and watch your progress skyrocket.

Top 10 Exercises for Real-World Athleticism

Are you strong and fit? Like, real-life strong and fit? Find out now with these exercises and strength standards.

Tip: Your Lateral Raises Aren't Working

If your traps take over, this exercise won't do much for your delts. Here's how to fix that problem and finally build some broad shoulders.

Tip: You've Gotta Try This New Leg Exercise

Unlike conventional hack squats, this landmine version allows you to find the perfect groove for your joints. Check it out.

Tip: You're Quad Dominant and That's Okay

Everyone is, yet for some reason trainers tell you that's a bad thing. Here's the truth.

Tip: Yes, You Can Target the Lower Abs

Fit pros say you can't emphasize this area. Here's why they've got that wrong, and the best ways to hit it.

Tip: Why You Need to Rock n' Row

Guess what? The best form for cable and barbell rows isn't super strict, no matter what the Form Police say. Here's why.

Tip: What Powerlifters Can Learn From Bodybuilders

When strength athletes occasionally train like bodybuilders, they get even stronger and decrease the chance of injuries. Here's how.

Tip: Wait 8 Minutes

Lifters know to take more rest between heavy sets, but new research says they're still not waiting long enough. Check it out.

Tip: Unilateral Extended Sets for Upper Body Mass

Sounds weird, but it'll make you grow like crazy. Here's what to do.

Tip: Two Sumo Deadlift Myths, Destroyed

If you want to pull more weight with better form, don't fall for these lies.

Tip: Two Rotational Exercises for a Powerful Core

Punch like Tyson. Kick like a mule. Use these two proven moves to crank up your core strength.

Tip: Two New Ways to Attack Your Back

Use eagle pulldowns and spider rows to build the back you've always wanted. Here's how.

Tip: Two New Exercises for Healthy Shoulders

You can't build bigger delts if your shoulders are achy and immobile. These smart moves will fix you right up.