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Tip: Full Body Fridays

Here's a new way to program push-pull training for even better results.

Cardio Kills

Endurance training may make you leaner, but it'll eat up muscle, damage your cardiovascular system, elevate cortisol, put you in an acidic state, and might just kill you.

Tip: Do You Have Social Jet Lag?

Almost everyone falls into this habit, and science says it can ruin your heart health. Here's what you need to know.

The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

A simple workout program that will help you break multiple personal records in just 8 weeks. Guaranteed.

Tip: Do Chin-Ups With the 25 Reps Method

Go heavy on the chin-up and you'll build massive amounts of real-world strength and muscle. Check out this workout plan.

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren't Growing

One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.

11 Fat-Loss Mistakes Women Make

Sometimes, it's the things you don't think about that are the biggest problems when it comes to losing fat. Are you making these mistakes?

5 Deadlifting Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Every deadlift eventually stalls, and the number one reason is technique related. Here's how to find the right fix for your ailing pull.

Tip: Swing a Really Heavy Kettlebell

A kettlebell swing is a lot like a deadlift, so why not treat it like a deadlift and go heavy? Here's how.

Tip: Drop-Blocks for Maximum Growth

If your main goal is hypertrophy, this new progression model will help you build slabs of muscle. Take a look.

Leverage-Disadvantage Squat Plan

To build up your squat, ignore things you're good at and spend time doing things that make you downright uncomfortable.

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.

IIFYM: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly

Is this a good nutrition strategy or the latest eating disorder disguised as a diet? Here's what they aren't telling you.

7 Squat Tips from Coach Nick

Best squat stance, high-bar versus low-bar, contrast training, 7/4/7 squats, and much more from Nick T.

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Tip: Roll Your Upper Back Right

Fight perma-slouch by moving your thoracic spine into extension. Hang out in one spot for as long as you feel a stretch. As you feel it fade, shift the roller down your spine.

Build Muscle With Heavy Singles

Heavy singles build strength, but they can also build freakish size if you know how to combine 3 different growth factors.

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Tip: The Cossack Squat

Master this movement and deep squats will be no problem for you.

Rotating Your Lifts for New Levels of Strength

The best exercises for building size and strength are the one's you haven't adapted to yet. Here's how to stay one step ahead of your body.

Dispelling the Glute Myth

Could it be that everything we thought we knew about glute training was ass-backwards?

The 7 Best Workouts for Fat Loss

Any fool can lose fat, but getting shredded while keeping or even building muscle takes know-how. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Drop the Frankenstein Exercises

Trying to fit more work into less time has its advantages. But a mash-up of exercises will limit your gains. Here's what to do instead.

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.

4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

Shredded in 6 Days

How to quickly dump fat, water, and bloat for a photo shoot or special event.