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Push-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong!

A lot of people can't do one proper push-up. And YOU may be one of them. Here are the most common problems and how to fix 'em.

Ditch the 6-Pack to Build 6-Pack Abs

Here are some surprising ways drinking can wreck your physique and strength goals, plus how to have the occasional drink or two anyway without doing harm.

Tip: Build Even More Muscle With Dips

All you need is a band and the ability withstand excruciating pain. Here's how to do it.

Master the Sumo Deadlift

Everything you need to know to dominate the sumo deadlift, from setup to bar speed.

Iron Abs, Healthy Spine

Training abs shouldn't wreck your spine. Here's how to make your ab exercises safe and your core ridiculously strong.

Tip: Do the Jettison Technique Barbell Curl

All you need is a bar, a band, and the ability to withstand pain. Here's how to do it.

Nutritional Leverage: Dieting Edition

Ketogenic diets, cheat meals, fat loss plateaus, and blowing your diet straight to hell. Isn't this fat loss thing supposed to be simple?

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Tip: Eccentric Isometrics for Squats

Do squats hurt, and not in a good way? This drill will help you fix your squat mechanics and technique.

The Cure for Chicken Calves

Train calves first and train them every day, from multiple angles and with high-volume, and watch them explode. Here's your workout plan.

Tip: One Move For Better Flexibility

Here's a simple drill that'll make your back and lower body feel better and even boost your squat numbers.

5 Ways to Improve Insulin Sensitivity

The most important part of getting lean and building muscle is getting your body to use the hormone insulin more efficiently. Here’s how to do it.

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Tip: Power Shrug for Big Traps

Nothing gives you that look of power like well-developed traps. Try this exercise to build yours.

Athletes, Bad Coaches, and Steroids

Athletes take steroids to get strong. Is it because today's strength coaches have neglected to get them strong with proper training?

3 Ways to Build Muscle By Doing Cardio

If cardio is causing you to lose gains, you're doing it wrong. Here's how to build your glutes, hamstrings and quads with conditioning work.

Tip: Master the Double Under

Avoid these 5 mistakes, skill up, and replace your boring cardio. Here's how.

The Absolute Worst Fitness Trend

Our experts set fire to the dumbest, most annoying training and diet trends. Are you blindly following any of them?

Body-Part Splits Are Dead

They work for newbies and drug-aided pros, but for the rest of us, body-part splits rob us of growth. Here's what to do instead.

Pulse Fast For Mass Phases

Fasting isn't just for skinny chicks. Build muscle without gaining fat. Here's how.

Tip: Build an Ironclad Midsection

Screw planks. Do this exercise to take your core strength to the next level.

Push-Ups for Real Strength

You need to do more push-ups. And you need to start doing them right for once. Here's what you need to know.

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 World's Toughest Core Exercise

Can you handle this brutal move? Take a look.

Tip: 3 New Ways to Build Abs

Here's an easy way to strengthen your abs. And a hard way. And a ridiculously hard way. Take a look.

Kroc Rows 101

A step by step guide to performing the most bad-ass upper back exercise in existence.