Let's cut the bullshit and get to the brass tacks. For decades, men built slabs of muscle with simple, three day-per-week training programs. They trained their whole bodies in one brief workout session and they grew big and strong. Scoff all you want, but tens of thousands of trainees can't be wrong.
Here are the best ways use to dumbbells for muscle growth, strength, and looking good naked.
Aggressive workouts lead to fast progress and monster gains. Here are three different 30-day challenges to bring up your glutes and your PRs.
For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.
Need a simple, challenging plan to build some serious mass? Try these four proven training methods. Full workout program included!
Two authorities on squatting think squat depth is arbitrary and senseless. Here are 5 things about squats that they think are much more important.
Strength coach Ian King lists his top exercises for building mass. Are you doing them all?
Testosterone replacement therapy is getting more common, but there's still a lot of ignorance out there. Let's smash it.
A program built around the three powerlifts that will make you 15% stronger and 7 pounds bigger in just 9 weeks.
Twenty-five different shoulder and trap exercises were tested using EMG. Which ones are the best? Read this.
The erg is the best fat burning machine in the gym, period. Here's how to use it right, plus three killer workouts to try.
Our undercover pro exposes the truth about drug-free bodybuilding contests. Yes, it's as bad as you think.
After testing 45 different back and biceps exercises with EMG, here are the ones that came out on top.
Lifters who still believe these myths are missing out on gains. Which lies need to die? Find out here.
Use this simple math formula to find your perfect bench press grip, prevent injuries, and lift a lot more weight.
Everyone has a favorite deadlift - the one they're strongest at. Here's how to figure out which one you should be doing.
High-rep pull-ups are cool, but you'll stagnate and bang yourself up if you keep chasing volume. Instead concentrate on adding weight.
The godfather of powerlifting talks about Max Effort, Dynamic Effort, explosiveness, box squats, and more!
It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.
The box squat doesn't get all that much respect, but in this match-up, it's the Rocky Balboa of the squat world.
If you train upper body with this specific rep range while working the lower body with another specific range, you'll make lots more progress.
There are a ton of different ways to fast. Here's one that's not too painful and will get you shredded fast.
Should you train a muscle group or two per day or your entire body? Here are the pros and cons of each method.
It's time to finally fix your squat. Here's an in-depth look at squat mechanics from the author of Starting Strength.
A squat-based training plan guaranteed to make your legs not only bigger but stronger too.