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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.

Lifters Over 30 Need to Get Real

You still have decades left in your training career, but you need to start doing these four things before it's too late.

Tip: Take This (Quickly!) to Avoid the Cold or Flu

The evidence is impressive. Ignore it at your own peril.

How Bodybuilders REALLY Get Ripped

Everyone knows pro bodybuilders use drugs to get huge, but what do they do to get shredded for competition? It's more extreme than you think. Check this out.

The 16:8 Fasting Diet

There are a ton of different ways to fast. Here's one that's not too painful and will get you shredded fast.

4 Politically Correct Fitness Lies

Let's cut the crap and talk about how touchy-feely fitness advice actually works the opposite of how people expect. Consider this your trigger warning.

Tip: 3 Unique Fat-Loss Tips

Try these two surprising but common-sense tips and one really cool kitchen-chemistry tip to make fat loss a lot easier.

Tip: The Most Underrated Factor in Training

Spoiler alert: It's tempo. Here's how to manipulate it for hypertrophy, strength, and even fat loss.

Tip: Surprising New Research on Rep Ranges

If you train upper body with this specific rep range while working the lower body with another specific range, you'll make lots more progress.

Tip: The Fishing Rod and the Hitch

Don't make these two deadlifting errors. Here's what they look like and how to fix them.

10 Great Food Hacks for Lifters

Diet is the hardest piece of the puzzle for most lifters and athletes. But these tips will lighten the load. Here's how to eat better with ease.

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.

What You Don't Know About Workout Supplements

If you don't take care of workout supplementation, you might as well not train. Here's how to get it right.

The Best Squat You're Not Doing

This type of squat improves your form, saves your joints, and makes a great addition to your regular squatting.

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Tip: The Bear-Crab Complex

Two great mobility drills combined into a fast, effective warm-up.

Better Than CrossFit and Powerlifting

Powerlifting has a total – the sum of its three lifts. CrossFit has a total too. But are they really the best tests of athleticism? Enter the Pendlay total.

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.

5 Alternatives to a Painful Squat

If squatting causes pain in your low back, knees, or shoulders, try one of these pain-free exercises that'll still get you big and strong.

3 Simple Fat Loss Fixes

Having trouble leaning out? Try the Shake Diet, the 100-Gram Carb Cure, or the 3X Diet. Here’s some info on each.

Tip: The Most Important Mealtime Strategy

Eat your meals this way and you'll be able to control your waistline better than ever before.

Stretching is Dead: A Better Method

Regular stretching and mobility drills have nothing on this. Stretch with weights and you'll not only increase mobility, you'll get stronger. Here's how.

Maxing on Squats and Deadlifts Every Day

The Bulgarians knew long ago that lifting more frequently leads to greater gains. Here's how to apply the Bulgarian method to your own training.

Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

Tip: Squatting Misses This Leg Muscle

Squats rock, but they actually don't give you complete quad development. Here's what gets skipped and what exercise will fix it.