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Tip: The Worst Way to Do Push-Ups

The way most people do push-ups leads to acute and chronic injury to the joints and tissues. Here's how to fix it.

The Insulin Advantage

Control insulin and you'll control exactly what your physique looks like. Here's how.

What's the Best Diet for Losing Fat?

What's best, a low carb, ketogenic diet, or one that's more balanced? Here’s what science has to say.

Tip: Better Than Planks

There's more than one way to use isometrics for core strength. Here's one that beats the boring plank.

Enormous and Strong Legs: The Mountain Dog Way

Most lifters are lacking in the leg department. Why? Because the type of training you have to do for leg growth is brutal. Here’s how to get it done.

Pull-Ups Vs. Chin-Ups

We look to science to find out which exercise reins supreme for lats, traps, and biceps. Bonus: Two cool tricks to get better results with both.

Loose Skin: The Facts

Have you lost some fat? Awesome. But are you now stuck with some loose, sagging skin? Here's everything you need to know.

7 Ways to Cure the Workout Hangover

Stop sabotaging your gains. If you always feel smashed the day after training, you're doing something wrong. Here's how to fix it.

7 Pros, One Controversial Question

We asked pro bodybuilders, doctors, and coaches one blunt question. Their answers may surprise you.

Tip: Don't Fight Insomnia. Get Up.

There's a reason you wake up in the middle of the night. Don't fight it. Here's why.

Top 5 Exercises for Real World Performance

Functional training doesn't mean doing silly circus tricks with baby weights. Here are five functional exercises that actually work.

Dave Tate Talks Bulking and Cutting

Tate's here to school you on the finer points of bulking and cutting. Get the details on getting jacked and shredded.

Tip: Do Rack Pull-Ups for Bigger Lats

It looks like you're "cheating" but doing your pull-ups this way has several advantages. Take a look.

6 Ball-Busting Finishers

If your idea of conditioning is doing some treadmill "work," then try these high-octane fat-burning finishers.

Little Known, Controversial Deadlift Tips

Rolling the bar, keeping the chin up, and other tips towards getting a mighty big pull.

Pumped Up On The Paleo Diet

It's a diet so simple, a caveman can follow it. But can it help you build a stronger, leaner body? Find out here.

Tip: Know How Many Carbs You Need

Lifters and athletes can handle more carbs, even when trying to lose fat. Check out these guidelines.

Build Your Chest Without Bench Presses

Everyone wants a muscular chest. So why are they doing heavy barbell bench presses? There's a better way.

19 Squat & Deadlift Variations

Find the most effective variations of the squat and the deadlift to fit your body and your goals.

Tip: Train Your Strong Side First

Correct strength imbalances and bring up your weak points by using this counterintuitive training method. Check it out.

4 Things You Can Learn from Strongmen

Strongman competitions are a lot like life. You need to be tough mentally and physically. Check out these lessons from the trenches.

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.

How to Eliminate Love Handles & Muffin Tops

A fat waist is symptomatic of insulin insensitivity. You need to attack it with a combo of specific eating strategies, diet, exercise, and supplements. Here's how.

The Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Chronic inflammation is the cause of virtually every disease, including the disease of fatness. Here's how to fix the problem and get healthy.