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3 Moves to Complete Your Biceps!
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3 Moves to Complete Your Biceps!

Whether it's "sun's out, guns out" or "Flex Friday," these three moves help you build bigger biceps to stay locked, loaded, and ready for the gun show. September 07, 2018 3 min read
5 Ways to Spice Up Your Lateral Raises
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5 Ways to Spice Up Your Lateral Raises

Don't just trust that the same old way of doing things will pay off forever. Go to school on this staple movement with a full semester's worth of new variations! August 29, 2018 5 min read
The Full-Body Dumbbell Workout You Can Do Anywhere 
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The Full-Body Dumbbell Workout You Can Do Anywhere 

All you need for this workout is a pair of dumbbells and some patience. This workout is all about form, using slow positives and even slower negatives to help you focus on doing these six exercises just right. August 27, 2018 4 min read
Get A Wider, Thicker Back In Just 3 Moves!
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Get A Wider, Thicker Back In Just 3 Moves!

Broaden your back by adding these three lifts to your training plan. August 23, 2018 3 min read
Mark Bell Teaches NFL Prospects How to Bench Press
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Mark Bell Teaches NFL Prospects How to Bench Press

Pro powerlifter and gym owner Mark Bell gives NFL hopefuls the inside track on getting major gains with overloaded bench presses, and he doesn't mince words doing it. August 20, 2018 1 min read
Julian Smith's Signature Shoulder Blast
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Julian Smith's Signature Shoulder Blast

Don't let your shoulder muscles get in a rut by doing the same exercises all the time. Julian Smith has some great new ways to make the same old workout more interesting and productive. August 16, 2018 4 min read
The 3 Rules of Upper Body Training for Tall Guys
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The 3 Rules of Upper Body Training for Tall Guys

Above 6 feet, the rules change! Here are three essential guidelines that need to steer strength work for big guys for safety and maximum muscle gain. August 16, 2018 4 min read
Don't Diss The Goblet Squat Until You've Survived This Workout
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Don't Diss The Goblet Squat Until You've Survived This Workout

The goblet squat can be every bit as hard as any other lower-body move, if you program it right. Use this video protocol to test your lower-body strength, and then take it to a new level! August 13, 2018 4 min read
Julian Smith's 5 Signature Moves for a Crowded Gym
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Julian Smith's 5 Signature Moves for a Crowded Gym

By learning these five variations on exercise mainstays, you'll stimulate your muscles in new ways and have more choices when there's lots of competition for equipment. August 10, 2018 4 min read
Total-Body Transformation Circuit
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Total-Body Transformation Circuit

Physique competitor and certified personal trainer Brandan Fokken shares his full-body circuit designed to hit every muscle en route to more size and greater strength. August 08, 2018 4 min read
The Biomechanics of a Safe, Strong Bench Press
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The Biomechanics of a Safe, Strong Bench Press

Jim Stoppani shows you how to get the most from this fundamental lift, guiding you through the most powerful grip and hand placement, the best way to position your body, and the proper way to move the bar. August 03, 2018 5 min read
Are Pistol Squats Dangerous?
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Are Pistol Squats Dangerous?

Is the classic single-leg bodyweight squat worth having in your wheelhouse? Calisthenics expert Al Kavadlo breaks down the pros and cons. July 05, 2018 3 min read
3 Simple Secrets To Overcoming Knee Pain
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3 Simple Secrets To Overcoming Knee Pain

Spend just a few minutes each week doing these three things, and you'll be rewarded with stronger, more resilient knees. But the benefits definitely won't end there. June 28, 2018 4 min read
Put Your Ball Chair to Good Use With These Workday
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Put Your Ball Chair to Good Use With These Workday "Movement Breaks"

If you're ahead of the game, you're already using a ball chair. But you can do more with it than just sit! Use these two movements throughout the day to combat your sitting posture and add muscle and strength you can use anytime! June 14, 2018 3 min read
The 3-Move Shoulder Builder
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The 3-Move Shoulder Builder

Develop bigger and better shoulders with this simple and effective three-move shoulder workout. June 11, 2018 3 min read
Conventional vs. Sumo: What's the Best Way to Deadlift?
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Conventional vs. Sumo: What's the Best Way to Deadlift?

The deadlift is a classic muscle builder, but how best to perform it? Jim Stoppani, Ph.D., breaks down two versions and shows you how to do them correctly, how they're different, and when to practice one instead of the other. June 06, 2018 3 min read
Erin Stern's 4 Favorite Supersets
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Erin Stern's 4 Favorite Supersets

Two-time Ms. Figure Olympia Erin Stern shares her four favorite supersets for developing stage-worthy legs. June 01, 2018 3 min read
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Unlock Shoulder Growth With This One Move
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Unlock Shoulder Growth With This One Move

Shoulders that are both "show" and "go" can be yours via the standing barbell push press, a classic but underrated exercise. May 21, 2018 3 min read
Ask The Super Strong Guy: Are Touch-And-Go Deadlifts Right For Me?
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Ask The Super Strong Guy: Are Touch-And-Go Deadlifts Right For Me?

There are a million ways to skin a cat, and at least three ways to perform a deadlift. The technique you use depends on your goals, but here are four ways the touch-and-go method can help your lift. May 14, 2018 2 min read
Save Your Back With Dumbbell Deadlifts
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Save Your Back With Dumbbell Deadlifts

Variety is the spice of life, and when it comes to preserving your back, it should be the bread and butter of life, too. Swap out some of those standard deadlift reps for dumbbell deadlifts. You'll still get the gains, and your back will thank you 10 years from now. May 08, 2018 3 min read
A Short Workout For The Long Head Of Your Biceps
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A Short Workout For The Long Head Of Your Biceps

It doesn't take long to build the long head of your biceps. Show off those guns with this quick and effective biceps-building workout! May 07, 2018 3 min read
Battle Rope Leg Waves: The Ultimate In Lower-Body Power And Pump
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Battle Rope Leg Waves: The Ultimate In Lower-Body Power And Pump

You may think you know the ropes, but not like this! Strap in, kick off, and be prepared for one of the most challenging lower-body movements of your life. May 04, 2018 5 min read
Get Bear-Wrasslin' Strong With This Upper-Body Bodyweight Workout
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Get Bear-Wrasslin' Strong With This Upper-Body Bodyweight Workout

Jailhouse Strong brings you this bodyweight-only workout for upper-body strength and explosive power. With a few small changes to some common bodyweight moves, this workout will burn you down as it builds you up. April 30, 2018 4 min read
Skyrocket Your Squat PR With Conjugate Training
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Skyrocket Your Squat PR With Conjugate Training

Squat more than you thought possible, protect your joints, and keep squat day fresh and new with Louis Simmons' time-tested approach to training. The trick is to take many paths to get to the same destination. April 26, 2018 5 min read
4 Best Machines For Building Massive Arms
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4 Best Machines For Building Massive Arms

If you're struggling to add bulk to your upper arms, check out these four muscle-building machines guaranteed to add size to your sleeves! April 20, 2018 4 min read
Max-Pump Arm Growth Workout
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Max-Pump Arm Growth Workout

Bodybuilding.com 2018 spokesmodel search winner Kyler Jackson introduces you to a new world of biceps and triceps pain. This is the kind of high-volume, whole-arm pump that paves the way for big gains. April 19, 2018 4 min read
The 6 Grittiest Trap Exercises You're Not Doing
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The 6 Grittiest Trap Exercises You're Not Doing

Dumbbell and barbell shrugs are great, but they're not where the story of trap development ends. Use these variations to rediscover the good kind of soreness and add some size above your shoulders! April 17, 2018 5 min read
The Fourth Powerlift: Your Gateway To Massive Gains
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The Fourth Powerlift: Your Gateway To Massive Gains

The bent-over row was the number-one way to break powerlifting records until it fell out of fashion. Now, it's time to bring it back to its rightful place alongside squats, deadlifts, and benches. April 17, 2018 4 min read
Strengthen Your Core, Save Your Back
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Strengthen Your Core, Save Your Back

The sun's out, and chances are you're already thinking about reclaiming your beach body. But before you start grinding away at ab exercises, make sure you're doing the right ones, the right way. April 06, 2018 3 min read
4 Ways To Advance Your Ab Training
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4 Ways To Advance Your Ab Training

Crunches are great for beginners, but you're not a beginner anymore. Step up the intensity and try more challenging ab exercises to carve out a six-pack. April 05, 2018 3 min read
The Best Bodyweight Exercises You're Not Doing (But Should Be)
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The Best Bodyweight Exercises You're Not Doing (But Should Be)

Want strength AND functionality? Try adding these moves to your program; they're tougher than you might think! April 02, 2018 4 min read
3 Superior Spine-Friendly Alternatives To Crunches And Sit-Ups
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3 Superior Spine-Friendly Alternatives To Crunches And Sit-Ups

The old-school way of training abs isn't doing your back any favors. Kick those never-ending sets of sloppy reps out of your life, and build your sixer with these safer and more effective moves! March 29, 2018 4 min read
Ultimate Beginner's Guide To Handstands
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Ultimate Beginner's Guide To Handstands

Handstands can be intimidating at first, even if you're used to crushing it at the gym. Learn the right approach to master this impressive exercise and build some serious all-over strength. March 23, 2018 4 min read
Unlock Your Lat Growth With 1 Move!
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Unlock Your Lat Growth With 1 Move!

Chest and arms are great, but the hallmark of hugeness is lats wide enough to blot the sun. Unlock tremendous growth with this one simple move. March 22, 2018 2 min read
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5 Hard Truths You Need To Hear About The Bench Press
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5 Hard Truths You Need To Hear About The Bench Press

Want to use the bench press for maximum effectiveness and minimum risk? Then hear these hard truths and put them into action! March 08, 2018 5 min read
4 Lower-Back Exercises For Desk Jockeys
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4 Lower-Back Exercises For Desk Jockeys

If you're like the millions of people who spend eight hours a day sitting on your ass, the muscles in your lower back—and in your core, hips, and butt—take a quiet but serious beating. Here's how sitting down all day screws up your body, and what to do about it. March 07, 2018 4 min read
Let's All Stop And Watch The Mountain Pull 1,041 Pounds
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Let's All Stop And Watch The Mountain Pull 1,041 Pounds

They say if the bar ain't bending, you're just pretending. Well, you've never seen a bar bend like this. Get ready to see a new strength legend being born with a single lift! March 07, 2018 1 min read
The 15-Minute, 3-Move Workout For Bigger Triceps
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The 15-Minute, 3-Move Workout For Bigger Triceps

Pro bodybuilder Jason Poston wants huge triceps, but he doesn't want to slave for hours in the gym building them. Learn the technique that enables him to hammer his horseshoes quickly yet effectively. February 26, 2018 3 min read
How To Program Your Biceps Training For Pain-Free Gains
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How To Program Your Biceps Training For Pain-Free Gains

It's an arm workout as old as time: heavy barbell curls, then dumbbells, then hammer or reverse curls. But, turning it on its head might be the best choice you make this year for your elbows, shoulders, and yes, for your biceps! February 20, 2018 4 min read
4 Secret Weapons For A Killer Deadlift
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4 Secret Weapons For A Killer Deadlift

Deadlifts have been called the single best bodybuilding exercise and crowned as the "King of Mass Builders." It takes a lot of muscle to do them, but they're not something you want to just muscle through. Five experts chime in on how to do deadlifts the right way. February 15, 2018 3 min read
The 4 Best Chest-Builders You've Been Skipping
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The 4 Best Chest-Builders You've Been Skipping

Avoid these pec-building exercises, and you'll be avoiding some serious gains. Learn which four chest moves you need to bring back today! February 14, 2018 3 min read
7 Game-Changing Glute Training Tips
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7 Game-Changing Glute Training Tips

Don't trust the big moves to build your seat of power. Try these techniques, and soon you'll be quoting from the gospel of glutes to any lifter who will listen! February 13, 2018 6 min read
6 Stretches You Can Do At Your Desk
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6 Stretches You Can Do At Your Desk

Don't let sitting at work make your body stiff and sore! Use these quick and easy stretches to increase your range of motion, prevent injury, and help you feel more energized and focused. January 15, 2018 3 min read
Unlock Triceps Growth With This One Move
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Unlock Triceps Growth With This One Move

If you want size to be your prize, start doing this move! January 09, 2018 2 min read
The 4 Best Biceps Builders You've Been Skipping
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The 4 Best Biceps Builders You've Been Skipping

Basics are best, but if building bigger biceps is your goal, don't skip out on these mean upper-arm expanders. December 19, 2017 2 min read
The 5 Best Machines To Maximize Arm Growth
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The 5 Best Machines To Maximize Arm Growth

Here are the five best arm machines you can use to take advantage of your gym's equipment selection, mix up your workouts, and build bigger muscles in your upper arms. December 11, 2017 2 min read
Core Exercises Missing From Your Training Routine
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Core Exercises Missing From Your Training Routine

Is your core training paying off in strength and athleticism, or is it all show? Include these moves to take your abs to the next level in both performance and definition! December 11, 2017 3 min read
Unlock Calf Growth With These 3 Exercises
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Unlock Calf Growth With These 3 Exercises

If you've tried and failed to build your calves, kick-start lower-leg growth with these three moves! December 07, 2017 3 min read
10 Best Bodyweight Exercises To Train Your Core
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10 Best Bodyweight Exercises To Train Your Core

Strengthen your abdominal and lower-back muscles anywhere with these essential bodyweight moves. November 28, 2017 5 min read
3 Essential Lateral-Raise Variations
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3 Essential Lateral-Raise Variations

You have more choices than you realized with this bodybuilding staple. Go light, hit these hard, and your muscles will scream while your joints celebrate! November 22, 2017 4 min read
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