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The Absolute Best Way to Build Hamstrings

Big strong hammies are rare, even though everyone trains them. Here's what they're doing wrong and how to really build them.

Tip: Hanging Leg Raise – 3 Mistakes to Avoid

It's one of the best ab exercises out there, but hardly anyone does it right. Here's how to really do it.

10 x 3 For Fat Loss

Think fat loss requires high-rep training and tons of cardio? Think again. You can torch fat in sets of three.

28 Days of Gains: A Realistic Case Study

How much muscle can a natural, experienced lifter gain in 4 weeks? Can he lose fat at the same time? This coach decided to find out.

Total Core Training for Lifters

To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.

Women Shouldn't Train Like Men

Sure, women should lift weights and avoid excess cardio, just like men. But there are some differences when it comes to training, programming, and injury prevention.

Soldiers Should Juice Up

Creating Super Soldiers is a way to increase the strength and stamina of fighting men and women while simultaneously increasing survival rates.

The Colorado Experiment: Fact or Fiction

It's one of the greatest bodybuilding stories ever told. And people have been talking about it for over 40 years. But is it true? Here's the real story, written by a man who actually knows.

20-Minute Muscle Builder

All you need is a bar, a bench, and 20 spare minutes to build a strong and muscular body. Want to lean up too? Add 4 minutes.

Steroid Users On Soapboxes

Sick of hearing steroid users talk about motivation and discipline when those things weren't apparently enough for them? Then read this rant.

How Much Can You Lift (Wimp)?

If you can bench 300 pounds, how much should you be able to squat, deadlift, clean, or push press? According to one man, they’re all related. Here’s how.

No-Weights Calf Training

Calves are tough to grow. Take this simple test of strength, then use the no-machines workout provided to finally add some meat to yours.

4 Gym Machines That Need To Die

These machines are injurious, dysfunctional, or based on downright fraud. Luckily, there are some very effective alternatives.

3 Ways to Build Muscle by Doing Cardio

If cardio is causing you to lose gains, you're doing it wrong. Here's how to build your glutes, hamstrings and quads with conditioning work.

The Simple Diet for Athletes

You don't have to go on an extreme diet to lose fat and perform your best. These guidelines work for elite athletes and they'll work for you.

The 11 Worst Squat Mistakes

The squat may be the king of all exercises, but it's also the one that's screwed up the most. Are you making any of these mistakes?

Bench Press Grip: The Magic Number

Use this simple math formula to find your perfect bench press grip, prevent injuries, and lift a lot more weight.

The MATADOR Intermittent Diet

Lose the fat and keep the strength with this two-weeks on, two-weeks off plan. It's actually pretty easy. Check it out.

How to Increase Your Pull-Up Power

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 Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

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 Death of Women's Bodybuilding

More and more women are lifting weights, but women's pro bodybuilding is dying fast. Here's why, plus a frightening look at the cause of “man face.”

Honest Advice About Steroids

Thinking about using? Our experts have some heartfelt advice for you that you won't hear anywhere else.

Tip: 3 Rep Ranges for Bigger Biceps

If you always do 3 sets of 10 for biceps, you're missing out on some serious arm growth. Here's a better plan.

Squat Mechanics: A Deep Analysis

It's time to finally fix your squat. Here's an in-depth look at squat mechanics from the author of Starting Strength.