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These straight-talking, common sense "commandments" ought to be emblazoned on the walls of every lifting facility in the world.
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Bench Press Like a Boss

Can you bench press double your bodyweight without a magical bench shirt? No? Then these workout tips are for you.
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Fat Loss & High-Protein Breakfast

Skipping meals doesn't give you a leg up on fat loss. And skipping breakfast can make you fatter.
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The Complete Guide to Biceps Training

Long head, short head, brachialis. All three need direct attention if you're going to make any significant progress in growing the biceps.
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The Pros and Cons of Powerlifting Training

You can learn a lot from competitive powerlifters. But you can also really screw up your progress if you follow their "rules" blindly. Here's the cold hard truth.
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The Best Grips for the Big Lifts

Knowing which grip to use with the deadlift, overhead press, jerk, and bench press will make you stronger and injury free.
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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.
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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.
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Oil Bags: Rise of the Idiots

You've seen their ridiculous photos. Now it's time you heard the truth about how and why they do it.
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10 Great Things About Lifting Weights

If your friends and family don't understand why you spend all that time in the gym, send them this.
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The 4 Dumbest Ab Exercises

Those popular ab exercises you see in many workout programs are ineffective and injurious. Luckily, there are smarter alternatives.
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5 New Strategies for Fat Loss

Here are five training and diet tips to help you lose the fat, keep the muscle, and make some jaws drop.
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Steroids: What Pro Bodybuilders Are Really Using

An inside look into the drug use of a real IFBB pro bodybuilder.
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The Best Damn Posterior Chain Exercises

A guide to mastering and progressing the GHR, Nordic ham curl, reverse hyper, and back extension.
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How Many Carbs Do You Need?

Are you matching your carb intake to your activity level, metabolic condition, and goal? You should be.
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The 100 Laws of Muscle

Observe the laws. Build muscle, lose fat, and win the mind game. It starts right here.
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7 Secrets to Pulling 700

Whether your goal is to deadlift 400 or 700, two things are clear: you've got to bloody some shins and you've got to learn these cool training techniques.
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5 Radical Ways to Stop Hurting

Forget icing and NSAIDS. They may delay or prevent healing. Instead, try these methodologies that you probably haven't heard of.
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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.
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Weight Training for Endurance Addicts

Obsessed endurance athletes like triathloners need to pick up some heavy weights if they want to stay strong and injury-free. Here's how.
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5 Studies to Fire Up Your Diet

Spankin' new studies about junk food, motivation, and diet psychology to help you get ripped and stay that way.
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Russian Strength-Skill: The Workouts

How to get big, strong, and lean using training methods inspired by manual labor and the Russian concept of strength-skill.
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Fix Your Knees, Get Bigger & Stronger

A "knee" article that covers box squats, American deadlifts, stretching too much, and avoiding mobility drills.
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The 100-Rep Trap Bar Workout

A brutal trap bar program that uses insane volume to build muscle over your entire body without destroying your knees or lower back.
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Negative Powerlifts for Size & Strength

A new way to perform muscle and strength-building negatives on the squat, bench press and even the deadlift!