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Build superhero legs and glutes by combining three powerful cues while squatting or deadlifting.
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Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?
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The Zercher Squat Complete Guide

The Zercher squat can pack muscle on quads and traps like nothing else. It'll also weed out the weaklings. Most people won't do them. Will you?
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Omega-7: The Lifter's Fatty Acid

Want to be leaner, healthier, and build more muscle? Get more Omega-7's in your diet. Here's why, plus the foods you need to eat.
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The Most Painful Way to Build Muscle

Double muscle thickness? A new study showed that one training method may just be able to do it... if you can handle the pain.
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Bodyweight Burn

Turn boring bodyweight exercises and calisthenics into grueling challenges with mechanical drop sets. Here's how.
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3 Keys to a Big Raw Squat

Separate the advice you need from the advice you need to disregard. And get your squat up already!
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Lifter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Cancel that doctor's appointment. Take the self-assessment tests then try these treatments to fix your nagging pain.
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10 Ways to Un-Suck Diet Food

Get ripped, get healthy, and get rid of those boring-ass salads. Here are 10 weird ways to make diet foods tastier and easier to prepare.
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The 1 Rep Max is Dead

Unless you're a competitive lifter, there's little reason to do one rep maxes. In fact, a 2RM or 3RM actually works better for building strength. Here's why.
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Better Than Thrusters

Barbell thrusters are known for hypertrophy + heart-pounding intensity, but they have a lot of drawbacks. Here are two better methods.
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Is Powerlifting Hurting Bodybuilding?

The influence of powerlifting has both helped and hindered those training for size. Here's how to find the perfect balance.
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Traps Are the New Abs

Every skinny, weak guy has abs. Big deal. Traps are the true sign of strength. Here's how to make yours huge.
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10 Things Every Lifter Should Try

What training strategies and exercises work best for you? Only you can figure that out. Here's a smart list to help you get started.
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The Core Training Reality Check

Let's bust three ab training myths, test for real abdominal strength, and learn the best way to build a strong, athletic core.
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8 Workout Mistakes You're Probably Making

Training abs at the wrong time, using dumb supersets, "pulling a CrossFit," and other programming mistakes that nearly everyone makes.
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The Stage System

One training system to rule them all? Whether your goal is strength, size, or athletic speed, this method will take you to the next level.
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4 Sleep Strategies for Athletes

Sleep like a baby, perform like a beast. Here are four cool sleep strategies to get the job done.
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Log Your Training Like a Boss

If you're not recording your workouts, you're wasting your time. Here are the essentials your training journal needs to contain.
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5 Things Exercise Nazis Get Wrong

They advocate good form and safety, but are they keeping you small and weak? Train like a fragile flower and you'll look like one too.
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The Master Switch for More Muscle & Less Fat

Increase cellular levels of AMPK and you can get lean and muscular much easier. Plus, it might even help you live a lot longer.
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11 Guidelines for a Great Bench Press

Weak benchers do flyes, pec deck, and machine presses – everything except what they need to be doing, which is bench, bench, bench.
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The Truth About Barefoot Training

The barefoot-training trend started strong, but ended with armies of people with gimpy feet. They were on the right track, though. Here's what they did wrong.
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The 3 Essential Workout Methods for Muscle

There are three training mechanisms that contribute to building muscle. You need to use all of them to grow. Here's how.
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No More Strong Fat Guys

You don't have to be fat to lift a ton of weight. And the right kind of conditioning will accelerate recovery and make you stronger.