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Deconstructing the Deadlift

There's more to proper deadlifting than "grip it and rip it." You're about to get your PhD in pulling.
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Chest-Con: The Vigneault Challenge

Got muscular endurance? Test it with this challenge. You'll hate it... but love it later.
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Burn Fat, Build Muscle With Forskolin

Forskolin mimics the effects of calorie restriction and exercise, even in people who aren't dieting or exercising.
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Maximal Mass, Minimal Time

Your workout is fat and bloated. Here's how to trim it down to get better, faster gains in as little as 30 minutes.
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Clean Eating and Biscotti

This Italian cookie recipe is "clean" but it's so tasty you'll feel dirty eating it. And those are the best kinds of foods to eat to lose fat.
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How to Prevent CrossFit Injuries

Injuries are progress-killers, and CrossFitters are racking them up. The best way to stop them is to prevent them. Here's how.
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Burn 450% More Calories Without Cardio

Five ways to burn fat that beat the crap out of cardio. The secret? How you perform the last set of a weight lifting exercise.
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The Zombie Apocalypse Workout

They're coming. Are you ready? You'll need to be strong and athletic to survive. Do this program or die.
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Change Your Body Fat Set Point

Can't get lean or stay lean for long? Can't handle carbs? Impaired gene expression and nutrient partitioning could be the problem. Here's how to fix it.
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From Bodybuilding Geek to CrossFit Newb

Bodybuilding might make you look athletic, but does it make you an athlete? Confessions of a hypertrophy addict in a CrossFit gym.
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How to Get Better at Anything

Teach yourself to eat more vegetables, do more pull-ups, lift more weight, or anything else you think you should be doing. Here's how.
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One Exercise to Rule Them All

Get your lifts up, get your gains up, and move the bar faster. Do the clean and press to get better at everything.
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How to Train for Fighting

Are you trying to throw a punch or are you playing patty cake? Here's how to develop raw, devastating power.
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Olympic Lifting Won't Make You Look Jacked

Klokov is jacked, but you won't be if you train like him. Why working out to look like an elite Olympic lifter might be working against you.
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4 Methods To Boost Testosterone With Food

There are a lot of things out there zapping your testosterone levels. Here's how to fight back with food.
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Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it. 
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The Best Leg Exercise You're Not Doing

Boost performance, wipe out imbalances, annihilate weak points, build muscle, and improve all the big lifts... with one exercise.
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Torch Fat with Free-Weight Finishers

Burn the fat and keep the muscle with these strength-based finishers that can be used in any gym.
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The Best Way to Keep Getting Stronger

Strength gains stalled out? Use this powerful progression method to build stronger muscles and tendons so you'll never plateau.
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Is Your Ab Workout Making You Look Fat?

Many people, especially women, believe that deadlifts and squats can make them look blocky. False. But the wrong kind of ab training can!
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Fat Shame Yourself

Are you fat? Maybe you should be shamed. But don't let some jerk do it to you. Do it yourself, then do something about it.
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A New Way to Trigger Fast Muscle Growth

Squeeze a loaded muscle and follow it with full-range reps. Why? You'll build a ton of new muscle. Here's the plan.
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Powerbuilding: 4 Ways to Get Big and Strong

Mix heavy lifts with moderate lifts and blend powerlifter strength with bodybuilder size.
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Less Posting, More Progress

Are you trying to make progress or get attention? There is a difference and you need to know it.