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American Sniper Workout

For his title role in American Sniper, Bradley Cooper gained 37 pounds of lean mass. Here's the exact workout and supplement plan he used to do it.

6 Coaches Weigh in on Pull-Ups

You know you should be doing pull-ups. But what's the best way to attack them? Six of our coaches tell you what works for them.

Body-Part Splits Are Dead

They work for newbies and drug-aided pros, but for the rest of us, body-part splits rob us of growth. Here's what to do instead.

The Best Squat You're Not Doing

This type of squat improves your form, saves your joints, and makes a great addition to your regular squatting.

How to Burn Stubborn Body Fat

Eating less and exercising more isn't going to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat. Here's the smart way to blast those love handles and saddlebags.

13 Ways to Improve Your Deadlift, Fast!

These tips, cues, adjustments, and "tricks" will have you deadlifting more weight right away. Check 'em out.

The Perfect Carb for Lifters

White rice (not brown) is the ultimate grain for athletes and lifters.

Tip: Avoid These Waist-Widening Exercises

Is your ab training causing you to develop "Ninja Turtle Belly" and a blocky waist? Here's what to avoid.

Tip: A Back-Friendly Alternative to Bent-Over Rows

You need to be doing more horizontal pulls, but the standard barbell row may be doing more harm than good. Try this instead.

Inside the Muscles: Best Chest and Triceps Exercises

Twenty different chest and triceps are put to the EMG test. Here’s which ones came on on top.

The Best Core Exercise. Period.

This exercise makes you suck air, improves upper body strength, eases back pain, and builds a concrete core.

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  • Protein Will Not Make You Fat

    Eat as much protein as you want and it won't turn to fat. In fact, a new study shows it almost all turns to muscle. Check it out.

    Deconstructing the Deadlift

    There's more to proper deadlifting than "grip it and rip it." You're about to get your PhD in pulling.

    The Cure for Puny Arms

    Think you know everything about arm training? Think again. Check out these proven techniques for biceps, triceps, and forearms.

    Fish Oil: You're Using It Wrong

    Fish oil burns fat and curbs inflammation if used correctly. The problem? Many people are screwing it up. Here's how to use it to get real results.

    3 Shoulder Killers to Avoid

    Three trendy exercises that wreck your delts and keep your orthopedic surgeon in business. Plus the exercise you need to do to fix your shoulders.

    The Very Best Way to Build Your Chest

    We asked both the pros and the PhDs for their top pec training methods. Their answers may just surprise you.

    5 Things Exercise Nazis Get Wrong

    They advocate good form and safety, but are they keeping you small and weak? Train like a fragile flower and you'll look like one too.

    Build Your Backside, Destroy the Competition

    If you're like most lifters, your glutes, hams, and lower back are lagging. Bring 'em up to perform better, get faster, be stronger, and look hotter.

    The Truth About Barefoot Training

    The barefoot-training trend started strong, but ended with armies of people with gimpy feet. They were on the right track, though. Here's what they did wrong.

    Overhead Press Your Body Weight

    Can you press your body weight overhead? You should be able to, plus more. Here's how to supercharge your pressing strength.

    Natural Gains: The Proven Training Strategies

    Here are some proven strategies for all-natty size and strength gains, and how to put them all together into a workout plan.

    Lifter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

    Cancel that doctor's appointment. Take the self-assessment tests then try these treatments to fix your nagging pain.

    Ladies, 6 Reasons NOT To Compete

    Bodybuilding stages are booming with herds of women. Are you planning to be one of them? Before you go any further, read this.

    The Belt and the Deadlift

    Chances are you're using the wrong belt when you deadlift. Worse yet, you may not even know why or how to use it.