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Tip: Choose The Right Weight

Most lifters trying to build muscle are either going too light or too heavy. Here's how to find your sweet spot for hypertrophy.

Tip: The Kettlebell Face Pull

Fix your posture and correct all those imbalances caused by too much benching. Nails your core too. Take a look.

The Death of Steady State Cardio

Endurance work makes you soft and weak. Steady state cardio, as a fat loss tool, should be buried. Metabolic interval training or HIIT is far superior.

19 Squat & Deadlift Variations

Find the most effective variations of the squat and the deadlift to fit your body and your goals.

Tip: A New Way to Lift a Barbell

This is a great exercise for shoulders, core, and more. Easy to learn, challenging to do! Check it out.

Maximal Mass, Minimal Time

Your workout is fat and bloated. Here's how to trim it down to get better, faster gains in as little as 30 minutes.

Make Cheat Meals Work for You

Trigger the thermo-anabolic effect, lose fat, and prime your muscles for growth with this simple one-day strategy.

Tip: Master the Muscle-Up

It looks cool and it's a tough exercise, but most people can't even do one rep. Don't be most people.

3 Exercises That Kill Your Knees

These three exercises can wreck your knees. Don't worry, you can modify the movements or just replace them with something better. Here's how.

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: One Exercise For Big Delts and a Strong Grip

You've done tons of lateral raises, but you've never done them like this. Take a look.

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.

The Lost Training Method

From squats to Olympic lifts, this "forgotten" type of training has helped shatter PRs and even world records. Check it out.

Tip: The Toughest Exercise You'll Ever Do

Prepare to enter metabolic hell. This workout will take you to a dark place. Check it out.

From Beginner to Badass: 5 Strategies

All a newbie has to do is keep adding weight to the bar... at first. But if he wants to graduate to badass, he'll need these five tools.

10 Mistakes Women Make With Diets

Here are the most common mistakes and how to fix them for long-term leanness and health.

Make 8 Great Exercises Even Better

Here's how to take your favorite exercises and make them work even better for muscle and strength gains.

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.

Build Great Glutes & Lats With Light Weight

Go heavy or go home! Or, you know, go lighter and actually get the results you're looking for. Here are 4 moves that don't require heavy weights.

The Cheat Meal Manifesto

Re-feeds, carb-ups, cheat meals. Here's how to use them to get ripped for summer!

The 6 Most Overrated Exercises Ever

Just because everyone does them doesn't mean they're optimal for you. It's time we reevaluate these 6 popular movements.

The Ultimate Guide to Landmine Presses

You don't do the angled barbell press? You will. Here are 8 ways to do it that are sure to become staples of your training program.

Tip: The Leg Exercise No One Does Right

Nobody coaches this lower-body movement correctly. Here's where they get it wrong, plus a better exercise.

Bodybuilding vs. Powerlifting Deadlift

The deadlift is used by both powerlifters and bodybuilders, but there are 8 important differences. Here are the answers to all your questions.