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The Big 5 of Getting Big

Sensei Dan John wallops you on the side of the head with 5 good doses of common sense to get you growing.

The 5 Step Ankle Mobility Fix

Is ankle mobility messing with your training? First you need to diagnose the problem, then you need to fix it. This plan will help you do both.

Tip: The Number One Bench Press Mistake

Fix it or wreck your shoulders.

Why I Love the Smith Machine

Everyone says the Smith machine is awful, but a lot of bodybuilders use it… and they’re bigger than you. Here’s why it’s not so bad and how to use it wisely.

Tip: Pre-Activation Drills for Strong Glutes

Do you have gluteal amnesia? Here's how to wake up your butt for better workouts.

America Loves Steroids

Despite the draconian laws and the alleged health risks, steroid use continues to rise in America. But here's what you don't know.

4 Sure-Fire Ways To Kill Progress

Not sure why you’re still not jacked? Here’s your answer… and how to fight it.

Tip: Determine Your Testosterone Level Instantly

Find out if you have high or low T just by checking out this body part. And no, it's not the part you're thinking about.

Sex Appeal, Fitness, and Fat Shaming

Is our standard of beauty too harsh? Is leanness unfairly prized? Here's what science and history have to say about fitness, fatness, and our preferences.

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.

5 Damn Good Reasons to do Bodyweight Training

If you resist doing bodyweight exercises, it's probably because you're terrible at them. Here's how to identify and wipe out your weaknesses.

5 Simple Ways to Get Stronger

You can make strength training really complicated or you can make it really simple. Let's keep it simple and get wicked strong.

Tip: Fix Your Overhead Pressing Technique

Save your shoulders and get stronger. Here's how.

Corrective Complexes

Short but sweet corrective complexes that give method to the mobility madness.

5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.

Tip: Stop Doing the Standing Hamstring Stretch

This popular stretch can do more harm than good. Here's why, plus a much better alternative.

Get Big Without Getting Fat

Yes, it really is possible to do a “clean bulk,” getting bigger and stronger while eating healthy foods and staying lean. Here’s how.

Tip: Try Hollow-Body Holds

Increase core stability with this gymnast staple. Here's how to do it.

Tip: The Easiest Hip Flexor Stretch

Sit on your butt a lot? Have low back issues? You need this simple stretch.

Tip: Build Explosive Power With This Piece of Crap

This much-maligned piece of gym equipment can do something no other machine can do. Check this out.

Tip: Change Your Damn Attitude

This no-holds-barred advice for powerlifters also applies to anyone who wants to lift heavy and get better. Check it out.

One Exercise for Total Shoulder Health

No shoulder gains? Are they always hurting? Do this exercise once per day.

From Bodybuilding Geek to CrossFit Newb

Bodybuilding might make you look athletic, but does it make you an athlete? Confessions of a hypertrophy addict in a CrossFit gym.

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Tip: Half Sit-Up Press

Hit your chest and abs at the same time with this tough exercise.