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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.

More Reps, Bigger Legs

High-rep leg training isn't for everyone - just the guys who want to be the biggest, strongest mofos in the weight room.

Stop Lying About Your Overhead Press

Every man should be able to press .75 times his bodyweight overhead. If you can't, or can only do it using bad form, then this is for you.

Tip: The World's Toughest Core Exercise

Can you handle this brutal move? Take a look.

Tip: Target the Lower Traps

Lifters often focus on the part of the traps they can see in the mirror, leading to poor posture and puniness. Here's how to fix that.

5 Signs You're About to Get Hurt

Are you on your way to becoming a broken down lifter? Here are the signs to watch out for and how to intervene.

7 Proven Squat & Deadlift Boosters

There's more to obliterating squat and deadlift sticking points than just increasing volume. Here are 7 ways to do it.

The Rep Bible

There's more than one way to do a rep. You have to choose the right rep style for your specific goal. Here's your guide.

Tip: High Tension Curls for New Arm Growth

Trigger hypertrophy in your stubborn biceps using this trick.

Do This, Not That!

Honest, hardcore advice about diet and training that just might hurt your feelings. Check it out.

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Tip: The World's Greatest Stretch

Do this on the your next off day to move better and feel better.

How I Finally Got Muscle to Grow - Phase 1

I love lifting heavy, but you need a lot more than that to develop the muscular hypertrophy of a bodybuilder.

The Truth About Adrenal Fatigue

A lot of lifters worry about adrenal fatigue, yet some experts say it’s not even a real thing. Here’s the real science.

The Nordic Hamstring Attack

Not many people even know about this effective hamstring exercise. Do you? Check it out.

Top 5 Hamstring Exercises

Chances are, your hamstrings are lagging. That’s because you need more than machine hamstring curls to build them. Check out these better exercises.

John Berardi's Great Fasting Experiment

Dr. John Berardi test-drove several different fasting protocols. The results are surprising.

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Tip: The Victory Raise for Delts

This exercise basically combines all the benefits of a lateral raise, front raise, and band pull-apart.

Advanced Appetite Suppression

It's time to diet, fatty. Beat hunger with protein, fat, and... nicotine? Here's what will actually help your diet stick.

Final Solutions for Frustrated Lifters: Arms

Charles Poliquin answers your questions about arm training. Check it out.

Ten Thousand Swings to Fat Loss

What happens when you perform a thousand kettlebell swings a day for ten days? Some pretty amazing things actually. Check this out.

Tip: 2 Ways to Get a Skin-Splitting Pump

A muscular pump helps build muscle (and it looks awesome of course). Here are two ways to get the best pump of your life.

Tip: Make Pullovers More Effective

Build your lats by tweaking the classic pullover. Here's how.

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Tip: How to Make the Cable Crunch Really Work

If you can do a ton of weight or a ton of reps on this exercise, you're doing it wrong. Here's how to make it really work.

4 Weeks to Big Arms

You can lie to yourself and say big arms aren't important to you. Or, you can follow this program for a month and finally build them.