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Tip: Do Rack Pull-Ups for Bigger Lats

It looks like you're "cheating" but doing your pull-ups this way has several advantages. Take a look.

Build Your Chest Without Bench Presses

Everyone wants a muscular chest. So why are they doing heavy barbell bench presses? There's a better way.

Tip: Train Your Strong Side First

Correct strength imbalances and bring up your weak points by using this counterintuitive training method. Check it out.

Top 5 Exercises for Real World Performance

Functional training doesn't mean doing silly circus tricks with baby weights. Here are five functional exercises that actually work.

19 Squat & Deadlift Variations

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

6 Ball-Busting Finishers

If your idea of conditioning is doing some treadmill "work," then try these high-octane fat-burning finishers.

15 Cool Nutrition Tips

Fifteen topics that will help you build a bigger, leaner, healthier body and live a better life. Check ‘em out.

Tip: Know How Many Carbs You Need

Lifters and athletes can handle more carbs, even when trying to lose fat. Check out these guidelines.

4 Things You Can Learn from Strongmen

Strongman competitions are a lot like life. You need to be tough mentally and physically. Check out these lessons from the trenches.

How to Get to 20 Chin-Ups

Lots of guys can pump out 20. Of course, their range of motion is so short, it looks more like they're convulsing than actually doing legitimate chin-ups. Here's how to change that.

Little Known, Controversial Deadlift Tips

Rolling the bar, keeping the chin up, and other tips towards getting a mighty big pull.

The Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Chronic inflammation is the cause of virtually every disease, including the disease of fatness. Here's how to fix the problem and get healthy.

Does Your "Fat Math" Add Up?

Fat is back on the menu, but the amount and kind you eat matters. Fix your health and improve your body comp. Get your fat facts straightened out here.

Dave Tate Talks Bulking and Cutting

Tate's here to school you on the finer points of bulking and cutting. Get the details on getting jacked and shredded.

Turn Rest Days Into Growth Days

You're thinking about off days all wrong. And that wrong thinking is the reason you're dissatisfied with your progress in the gym. Here's how to get growing again.

Tip: The Russian Special Forces Challenge

They wore body armor. You can just use a belt to add weight. Here's how to do it.

Look Like a Bodybuilder, Perform Like an Athlete

Building muscle size, strength, and explosive power – as a single strategy – produces the absolute best gains, period! Here's how.

Grip Training for the Deadlift

Andy Bolton, he of the 1008-pound deadlift, reveals how he built up his grip for the deadlifting task at hand.

The Stage System

One training system to rule them all? Whether your goal is strength, size, or athletic speed, this method will take you to the next level.

Tip: Stop Doing Excess Cardio

If you "have to" do tons of cardio to stay lean, your diet sucks. Here's a little realty check.

Loose Skin: The Facts

Have you lost some fat? Awesome. But are you now stuck with some loose, sagging skin? Here's everything you need to know.

Tip: Fire Up Your Glutes With This Exercise

This is like a concentration curl for your butt. Here's how to do it.

4 Exercises for Big Arms & Hard Abs

Four multi-tasking exercises that work the arms, hit the core, and vacuum the midsection all at the same time.

Quantifying the Farmer's Walk

The farmer's walk is as old school as it gets – just grab a pair of heavy weights and walk! But with just a few technical tweaks, you can take the farmer's walk to the next level of safety and effectiveness.