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Tip: The Hyght Flye for Pecs

This chest exercise will challenge your pecs in a whole new way. And that means more muscle growth.

Tip: The Top TRX Exercises for Muscle Growth

Suspension exercises for hypertrophy? Yes. Give these a shot.

Tip: Fight Dead Butt Syndrome

Chances are if you're over 30 that backside of yours is starting to look like two gluten-free pancakes, even if you train. Here's why and how to fix it.

Tip: Build Pecs and Tri's, Save Your Shoulders

You don't have to give up pressing just because your shoulders are cranky or you're rehabbing an injury. Just do it like this.

Tip: A Japanese Method of Stress & Anxiety Control

Forest bathing sounds like something only naked hippies do, but now science backs up the practice. Read this to chill out.

The Simple Plan For Stubborn Body Fat

Nearly every trainer will say that you can't spot reduce. Well, maybe THEY can't. But here's what stubborn body fat actually is, and how to lose it.

5 Ways to Screw Up Intermittent Fasting

If you're going to try fasting, then at least avoid these all-too common mistakes.

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.

11 Training Tips for the Skinny Fat Ectomorph

Skinny fat: it's the perfect storm of piss-poor male physical characteristics. Here's what to do if you were dealt this bum hand.

The Breast Implant Illness Epidemic

Many weight training women get breast implants. And many get them removed because of mysterious symptoms. Here's why.

Super-Fast, Super-Effective Workouts

Build more muscle from two or three short weekly workouts than most guys do from training six days a week. Try these programs.

Tip: A Startling Benefit of Exercise

A huge study of tens of thousands of people reveals that the upside of exercise is far more potent than we realized.

Tip: A Better Way to Build Wide Delts

Build stronger, healthier shoulders with this unique exercise. Take a look.

The Very Best Bodyweight Exercises

Nine butt-kicking bodyweight moves that lifters and athletes need, no matter how advanced they are.

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.

Tip: The Scientific Cure for a Flat Upper Chest

Sure, the incline bench press helps, but you need to add something else to your inclines to really build the clavicular head. Info here.

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.

Tip: The Ultimate Trap-Bar Deadlift

This lift is really a deadlift-squat hybrid. Here's how to make it an even better muscle and strength builder.

Tip: How to Build Athletic Core Strength

Fill in the strength gaps left by traditional core exercises with these two rotational moves.

Go Fund Yourself!

More women than ever are competing, and some of them want YOU to fund it. It's time to call them out.

Tip: 6 Suspension Strap Moves for Serious Lifters

Think those TRX-style gadgets are just for newbies? Think again. Try these challenging exercises.

Tip: Research Update – Time Under Tension

TUT builds muscle. But what's more important, rep speed or set speed? A new study tested this out.

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Tip: What You Don't Know About Hamstring Curls

The hamstring curl seems simple enough, but there's a lot more to it than most lifters think. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: 7 Challenging New Ways to Build Your Chest

How to build your pecs with no bars, no dumbbells, and no machines.