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10 Best Muscle-Building Leg Exercises

What separates a good leg exercise from a great one? Check out our top picks for leg day!<p>As much as you may have wanted to see them here, leg …

Posterior Chain Gains: Your Secret Key To Strength!

Green lifters and bodybuilding newbies focus almost exclusively on the mirror muscles—chest, arms, and abs—during their initial gym efforts. But …

Workouts

MFL Podcast 71: What makes a good pre workout supplement?

In this episode I talk about what I do and don't like to see in a pre workout supplement and why (what actually improves performance and what …

Arnold Schwarzenegger's Secret to Tree Trunk Legs

Long before he governed the Golden State and outmuscled bad guys on the big screen, even before he won a then-record seven Mr. Olympia titles, Arnold …

7 Smart Ways To Boost Your Testosterone

It's no secret that testosterone is the holy grail of male hormones. Here's how to boost your T-levels naturally and safely.<p>The power of testosterone …

What To Eat After You Work Out

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>As a sports nutritionist, I consult for pro teams and privately counsel professional and competitive athletes in numerous sports, as well as fitness enthusiasts. Pros and weekend warriors definitely have different nutrition needs, but they do have one thing in common: In …

The Best Grips for the Big Lifts

Here's what you need to know...<p>Using a false (open hand) grip when benching makes you stronger and reduces shoulder strain.<br>• In the military press, the …

Count by 5’s to Build Your Thighs

<b>Duration</b> 2 Days<p><b>Exercises</b> 11<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Fewer things cause more chiding in the gym than someone looking like an apple on toothpicks. If you’re leg …

Bands

60 of the Best Android Apps Launched in 2014

Android really came into its own in 2014, with the Material Design language, several great devices, and most importantly, scores of brilliant apps for the platform.<p>Here are our favorites that launched this year. You can view all 60 on one (very long) page here.<p>Photos and Video<p>Dropbox’s clever …

7 Reasons Your Legs are Still Skinny

1 of 8<p>The reason you’re sporting branchlets for legs is obvious if you’re fond of skipping leg days. But for the diehards who log the time, reps and …

7 Leg-Busting Tips from an Olympic Weightlifter

1 of 7<p>1. Try Olympic Lifting<p>You may not want to step up on the platform to tackle a 400-pound clean-and-jerk but by occasionally building in the same …

The Hardcore Smolov Squat Program

The words “Russian strength method” are all but synonymous with victory to those who recall the thick-limbed, barrel-chested athletes who ran …

Show Off Muscles: Neck, Forearms, and Calves

People can see a great physique no matter what you wear, but the muscles people see most are your forearms, calves, and neck. Here you’ll find the …

8 Unusual Arm Exercises You Have To Try!

So you want to increase your arm size by next month rather than next year? Great! I want you to do a few things:<p>Schedule a weekly arms day. To hell …

Workouts

6 Tips to Develop the Overhead Squat

The overhead squat (OH squat) is, for many CrossFitters—one of the most vexing movements in the CrossFit repertoire. It exposes weaknesses in …

How to Perform Pistols

Page: 1Next »<p>Perhaps, at this point in your CrossFit career, you have mastered the air squat and you are starting to add some serious weight to your …

Workouts

The God of War Workout

<b>Duration</b> 1 week<p><b>Exercises</b> 42<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>The only limit to what can be done in a video game is the developer’s own imagination. If the creators want …

Teaching the Pull - Juggernaut

The debate about how coaches should teach the pull in Olympic Weightlifting has been ongoing for quite some time. After discussing the topic with a …

Solving front rack problems | Feat. Kelly Starrett | Ep. 99 | MobilityWOD

Add 1" to Your Arms in a Day

It generated tremendous controversy and curiosity in gyms around the globe, and had even experienced lifters questioning whether it was possible to …

Workouts

7 Ways to Torch Your Tri's

1 of 9<p>Triceps account for roughly two-thirds of your upper arm mass. So why in the name of Arnold do you spend so much more time blasting your …

How to Improve Your Squat Cleans

Page: 1Next »<p>In order to get underneath a heavy bar, squat cleans require faster hip and elbow turnover than a power clean.<p>So you’ve mastered the …

Workouts

Triceps Exercises | Learn How You Can Big Massive Triceps

Considering that the tricep takes up approximately 2/3rds of your arm, it’d be wise to make sure it gets plenty of stimulation in the gym. After all, …

Ideology

6 Big Finishers for Every Major Muscle Group

Great endings—whether they occur in sports, on film or on your last date—are the memorable ones. Sure, what you do at the beginning of your routine …

20 More Tips That Will Make You Better at Olympic Weightlifting

<b>Olympic weightlifting can seem like a never-ending journey of self-improvement and bewilderment.</b> This isn’t too far from the truth, at least on the …

Hung Up

How To Build Back Muscle Size: 8 Tips For An Impressive Back

It's a fact: a truly impressive back is about as rare as a balanced state budget or a Lindsay Lohan sighting outside a police car.<p>Why is that?<p>For one …

Bends

Front Squat

Front squats are a different animal.<p>After years of dedicated powerlifting training and back squatting, I read an article by one of my strength …

16 Squat Tips To Improve Form, Strength And Size

The barbell squat is the king of all exercises. This has been said a million times in a million ways for one simple reason.<p><i>It's true.</i><p>Besides being an …

Workouts

Catching the Bounce, Part 2: The Jerk

<b>Okay, so now you have completed your clean and you caught the bounce just right on the springy bar.</b> That bounce helped you climb out of the squat. …