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Stuff We Like – Equipment 7

Tested and approved gadgets and gizmos for lifters and fitness fanatics.

Tip: How to Do Triple Threat Lunges

Reverse, forward, and walking lunges all in the same set? Yes. Here's how to do it.

Deltoid Detonation – 4 New Exercises

When your go-to shoulder exercises stop working, try these. Then get ready to buy some new T-shirts.

The Deadlift's Dirty Secret

Olympic weight plates force everyone to deadlift 8.75 inches off the floor. Guess what? That may not fit your body type.

Damn Good Alternatives to the Big Lifts

If the bench, deadlift, squat, and overhead press are causing you pain, don't worry. These variations will still get you bigger and stronger.

Tip: Let Go of Control and Grow

Here's one of the big “secrets” of success in the gym. Most people won't want to hear it. That's why most people are weak.

The 6 Types of Reps for Gains

Every rep should serve a purpose. Here are six ways to lift a weight so that people can actually tell that you lift.

Tip: Do Metabolic Resistance Training, Not Cardio

This type of training raises the metabolism, preserves muscle, and torches fat. Here's how to do it.

Build Your Backside, Destroy the Competition

If you're like most lifters, your glutes, hams, and lower back are lagging. Bring 'em up to perform better, get faster, be stronger, and look hotter.

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.

Fix Your Knees, Get Bigger & Stronger

A "knee" article that covers box squats, American deadlifts, stretching too much, and avoiding mobility drills.

Tip: Strong Hamstrings, No Machines

Training at home? Here are two exercises requiring minimal equipment that get the job done.

5 Scientific Reasons to Eat Carbs

Without enough carbs, thyroids get lazy and muscles look flat and become hard to grow. Don't get mad, low-carbers. Just get the facts here.

Five Exercises You Should Stop Doing... Forever!

Five popular exercises that may be doing you more harm than good. Check out the list.

The Cure for Fat Guts & Flat Butts

It's not just about looking sexy. Bellies that stick out and glutes that don't are signs of other problems. Here's how to fix them.

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Bodybuilding is full of programs used by "enhanced" lifters, but most people don't take drugs and can't get good results. This effective program is for them.

The Ultimate Home Workout for Your Core

Build your abs and improve your posture with a workout you can do anywhere.

The Full-Body Dumbbell Workout Program

Got some dumbbells? Then you'll never miss a workout. Do this full-body plan every other day.

Should You Go Keto?

Is keto right for you? Here's an unbiased look at the problems and benefits of a ketogenic diet.

Are You Strong?

So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.

The Simple Deadlift Program

This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.

Tip: Simplify the Deadlift

Everything you need to know about the deadlift in one sentence. Really. Check it out.

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!

Take Your Pull-Ups to the Next Level

Pull ups are the king of upper body exercises. Here are 5 ways to jack-up your performance to levels befitting royalty.