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Increase Athleticism in 6 Minutes

Five simple things you should do daily to increase your athletic functioning.
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4 Explosive Exercises to Make You a Beast

Need to be athletic and explosive? Here's how to do it without the Olympic lifts. Bonus: You can do these at home or in a regular gym.
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10 Training Tricks for Big Men

If you look like a less-hairy version of Bigfoot, then you can't always train the same way as smaller guys. Here are the differences you need to know.
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The Single Best Hamstring Exercise

Hamstrings are the weak link for most lifters. Don't be one of them. Here's how to hammer your hams to increase strength, power, speed, and explosiveness.
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CrossFitters, You're Too Weak

Explosive movements make you faster, but there's more to strength than the concentric portion of a lift. Stop being a weakling on the lowering.
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10 Sneaky Things Making You Fat

You work out. You're trying to improve your diet. And you're still too damn fat. What's going on? Check out this list of tricky body-comp saboteurs.
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Squat Depth: The Final Answer

Stop listening to uneducated jackasses when it comes to squat depth. You can figure out what's best for your anatomy with these tests. Here's how.
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Growth Factor Chest Training

Want a bigger chest? Train with constant tension to force your pecs to release powerful growth factors. Here's how.
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The 100-Day Squat Challenge

A scientist decides to squat heavy for 100 days in a row to see what happens. What he discovered will change your ideas about training.
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The Secret to Training Motivation

There are two personality types when it comes to training. Find out which one you are and you'll stay motivated and get results.
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The NPGL: America's Newest Sport?

Scoot over, CrossFit. Competitive fitness is on the rise. Could it become America's new team sport? You decide.
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7 Bad Foods That Are Good For You

You've been misled by dumb dieticians. Turns out that many of the "evil" foods they say to avoid aren't bad at all. Check out this list.
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16 Proven Ways to Build Muscle

Bored? Stuck in a rut? Here are 16 surefire workout protocols to jumpstart your training, get you motivated, and build more muscle.
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Core Training That Isn't Stupid

Drop the planks and crunches. There's a better way. Here's how to really train your core to build overall strength and athleticism.
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Overhead Press Your Body Weight

Can you press your body weight overhead? You should be able to, plus more. Here's how to supercharge your pressing strength.
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Stop Trying to Look Like Someone Else!

Training to look like someone else is pointless. Instead, try to look like you... at your best. Here's how.
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The 4 Most Useless Rehab Methods

Foam rolling, stretching, kinesio tape, and icing after an injury have all been pretty much debunked. Here's what you should do instead.
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Post-Workout Nutrition is Dead

The time you spend in the gym will be wasted If you don't get the proper pre-workout and intra-workout nutrition. Here's what you need to know.
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The Big 3 Lifts Suck For Size Gains

Sorry, but if you want to get maximally jacked, you need to do more than the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Here's why.
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The 5 Worst Types of Trainers

Like any occupation, the fitness biz has its share of morons and downright delusional characters. Here's how to spot them.
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8 Ways to Never Get Injured Again

Got nagging injuries? Stop working through them and start preventing them in the first place. Here's how.
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Gay Bashers: Even Gayer Than Bodybuilding?

Why are bodybuilding fans and gym rats often the most homophobic people around? Time to call them out.
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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.
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10 Rules for Hardgainers

Tired of hearing "eat big to get big" by dopes who've always been big? Finally, some smart advice from someone who's been there.