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Tip: Reps Don't Matter

Do this and you'll build muscle, regardless of the number of reps you're using.

The Absolute Worst Fitness Trend

Our experts set fire to the dumbest, most annoying training and diet trends. Are you blindly following any of them?

Tip: The Biggest Clown in the Gym

Are you a micro-repper? Don't be. Everyone is laughing at you.

Tip: A New Way to Build Stubborn Lats

It's not a new exercise, but a better way to do pulldowns that will turn on muscle growth fast. Check it out.

Tip: The Wake-Up Push-Up

This will get your butt in gear in the morning, relieve stiffness, and prepare your low back for the big lifts.

Training Burnout: How to Spot It and Defeat It

Burnout is real and it's holding you back. Here's how to identify it, prevent it, and cure it. A must-read for hardcore lifters and athletes.

The Happy Powder

Low energy? No motivation? Lack of focus? Feeling mentally or physically run down? There's a supplement for that.

Tip: 10 Fresh Ways to Build Your Hamstrings

Build bigger, stronger hamstrings in four weeks.

The Most Effective Muscle-Building Strategies

Science-backed, gym-proven strategies for hypertrophy. This covers it all.

The Tabata Method

The T Nation article that ignited the whole Tabata craze. Check it out.

Tip: Take Curcumin Every Day

Not only is it a great natural anti-inflammatory, it also has 7 other benefits. Check 'em out.

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: Do The Loaded Hang

Add this to your workout and make your pull-ups easier, your arms jacked, and your shoulders healthy.

How to Eliminate Love Handles, Man Boobs, or Jelly Belly

Where you store body fat can tell you a lot about your hormones. Here’s how and, more importantly, what you can do to fix your problem.

Tip: The 3 Missing Core Exercises

Train your core to stabilize the spine and resist hyperextension for better performance and better posture. Here's how.

How to Lift Forever: 5 Mandatory Exercises

Love lifting? Want to keep doing it for life? Then you need to balance your workouts and fix your posture with these five exercises.

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.

100 Reps to Ripped

Sets of 50-100 reps, performed with a minimum number of pauses, can be used to break plateaus, build muscle, or burn fat. Here's how.

Neanderthal No More - Part 1

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Tip: Is Mouthwash Ruining Your Gains?

Is your minty-fresh breath screwing up your post-workout recovery? Can chewing gum raise your blood pressure? Info here.

Tip: Double Your Growth on Cable Flyes

Little tweaks make a big difference. Here's what to do.

The Sex Drive Test

Make any diet or hardcore training program sustainable. Get your sex drive, energy, and mood in order. Here's how.

Tip: Shut Up! Creatine Does That, Too?

Making muscles grow. Increasing endurance. Lowering blood sugar. Extending lifespan. Now this.

The Full-Body Dumbbell Workout Program

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