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Tip: A Better Way to Calculate Body Fat Percentage?

Science gives us a new way to figure out how much fat we're carrying. All you need is a tape measure. But is it any better than BMI?

The 12 Worst People in the Gym

Actually, number 10 ain't so bad. Check out the list.

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Tip: The Bradford Press for Shoulders

Got delts? Use this constant tension movement to really bring up your shoulders.

Tip: The Missing CrossFit Movement

CrossFit workouts hit every fitness quality, but they do fall a bit short in one important area.

Tip: How to Build Pecs With a Foam Roller

Yes, really. This training method will also improve your lifting mechanics. Take a look.

Tip: You're Doing Lateral Raises Wrong

It's a common form mistake and an easy fix. Here's how to do it right for better results.

Rippetoe Goes Off

Rip has a few questions for you about unilateral exercises, imbalances, exercise variety, and why you're such a wussy.

What's Your Weak Link?

Train these often-neglected muscle groups and watch your bench, squat, press and deadlift skyrocket.

One-Rule Diets That Work Every Time

Keep it simple and get ripped. Here are 4 one-sentence plans that require a little discipline but not an ounce of overthinking.

Tip: 10 Spices That Help You Live Longer

Boost your health and punch your taste buds right in the face with these medicinal spices.

Tip: One Exercise for a Strong Posture

Build your upper back and neck with this unusual exercise. You'll stand straighter and lift heavier.

Tip: How to Look Like You Lift

It doesn't matter how heavy you can go. If you're missing THIS in your training you're not going to build much muscle.

How to Train to Be Unstoppable

Steal a training trick from MMA fighters. Train all your energy systems, get fitter, and build relentless work capacity with HICT. Here's how.

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: The Right Number of Calories for Clean Gains

To build muscle at an optimal rate, you need to consume extra calories. But how many? Here's an easy formula to use.

Tip: Static Stretch For Only This Long

Holding a static stretch for precisely this many seconds before doing a lift increases performance.

Tip: The 4 Things That Trigger Muscle Growth

Sadly, many lifters only know about a couple of these. Here's a quick hypertrophy refresher course.

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.

The Hardgainer Prescription

Some people really do have a genetic disadvantage when it comes to muscle growth. Here's why and exactly what to do to fight it.

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 4 Single-Leg Exercises You Need

Improve your strength, performance, and overall physique with these moves.

Tip: Two Vegetables That Grow Muscle

Research shows these veggies deactivate the muscle growth inhibitor, myostatin. Check out the science.

Tip: The Goblet Squat Test

If you can pass this test, move to heavy barbell squats. If not, you have some work to do first.

How Weight Training Saved My Life

Our coaches and experts tell inspirational stories about how iron saved their lives.