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How to gain muscle in just a week

OK, so you might not be able to gain seven pounds in seven days, but with the right strategy, a week is enough time to put on some serious muscle.<p>And …

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Build Towering Trapezii: 5 Moves To Bigger Traps

You can have the biggest arms in the world, but if they're not connected to some boulder shoulders or thick, tall traps, you're going to look silly. …

Workouts

Increase your Arm Strength by Adding 21's to your Bicep Routine

Shutterstock<p>To really allow your biceps to reach their full potential you may need to start adding 21’s to your biceps' routine. The number "21" …

Health

Techniques for Building Bigger Forearms and Calves

When it comes to smaller muscle groups like your calves and forearms, sometimes, straight sets aren't enough. For these pump-prone but …

Fitness Challenge Blazing Burpees

Here's how it works: Perform five burpees followed immediately by a five-yard lateral shuffle. That's 1 round. Do 5 total.<p>Ready to try it? Watch the video above to see how to perform the challenge. Durkin completed <b>five rounds in 1 minute and 26 seconds.</b> Compare times in the comments below.

Bulgarian Split Squat

However, I believe that there’s a better way to perform them than on a bench. The standard way never felt right for me, so I figured out a more comfortable way that works with my anatomy.<p>Watch the video below to see how the crux of my foot and ankle interacts with the bar as I rise up and down …

Brutal Body Weight Burner

Now, Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <i>The IMPACT! Body Plan,</i> is pairing the moves into one lethal total-body challenge. You'll perform the two moves 20 times—yes, 20!—to test your endurance and willpower.<p>Can you beat <b>Durkin's lightning-fast time of 2 minutes and 10 seconds?</b> Try it, and then let us …

The ultimate HIIT workout

High-intensity interval training is the No.1 fitness trend in the world, according to the American College of Sports Medicine's Worldwide Survey of …

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70 Years Old, Still Going Strong

Below is a video of a 70 year old bodybuilder with a physique that would be impressive on a man half his age. The clip is well worth a look, not only …

Training the Core: 4 Exercises That Take It To The Next Level

Everyone wants a six-pack. It may in fact be the most sought after physical trait in history. <b>What most people don’t realize, however, is that a</b> …

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The Pushup That Builds Maximum Muscle

Work your chest, core, and arms harder with this tough pushup variation<p>There are lots of ways to make the classic pushup more difficult. You can elevate your feet, put your hands closer together, lift one leg, or place your hands on an unstable surface. But if you really want to hammer your chest, …

The 25-rep training method that'll forge huge strength gains

One of the biggest misconceptions about weight training is that it's complicated. Though that's largely due to the surge in fad programs, trendy …