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Tip: Grit is a Skill. Build Some, Wimp.

Not many people have it these days. Here's why those who do have an advantage in life.

Forced Growth: A New Way to Build Muscle

Five ways to use the most powerful muscle-building method ever devised. Get ready for pain. Get ready to grow.

5/3/1 for Hardgainers

This specialized 5/3/1 template will put size on the most stubborn hardgainer. Just add food and effort.

Tip: Try the 8 x 3 Method for Hypertrophy

Can you really build a lot of muscle doing only 3 reps? Yep. But you need to follow four rules.

Tip: 5 Ways to Make Bodybuilding Better

Why competitive bodybuilding is in trouble and how to actually fix it.

Tip: Deadlift Daily to Get Stronger

Yes, you can deadlift almost every day, get stronger, and not get injured. Here's how.

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.

5 Cool Things To Make With Protein Powder

Dessert doesn't have to be packed with sugar and flour. Stay lean and build muscle while eating these protein-packed desserts.

QI: The Russian Training Secret

A rep is not a rep. Especially when you stretch it out 30 times longer than how it's normally done. Sounds crazy, but so are the gains you'll get from it. Check it out.

Heavy Deadlifting 101

Sumo or conventional stance? Mixed, overhand or hook grip? And what's the best way to program it? You have deadlift questions, Matt Kroc has answers.

Is Your Ab Workout Making You Look Fat?

Many people, especially women, believe that deadlifts and squats can make them look blocky. False. But the wrong kind of ab training can!

Tip: The King of Shoulder Exercises

If you could only do one exercise for delts, what would it be? Here's what science says to do.

Tip: Do the Farmer's Walk Challenge

Improve your conditioning, grip strength, traps and just about everything else with this tough test.

Don't Be Like Donald Duck

Six great exercises to fix the common problem of excessive anterior pelvic tilt.

Log Your Training Like a Boss

If you're not recording your workouts, you're wasting your time. Here are the essentials your training journal needs to contain.

The Lifter's Guide to Sprinting

Sprinting leans you out while building you up. Here's your expert guide to working sprints into your training plan.

Conditioning When the Weather Stinks

Being in shape isn't about sporting "ripped abz," it's about being physically capable of being a man. Here's how to get there when the weather ain't cooperating.

Tip: Body Part Splits vs. Push-Pull

These are both popular and effective ways of organizing your workouts, but which is right for you? Find out here.

6 Ways to Reach Your Genetic Potential

Most people never maximize their genetic gifts when it comes to building muscle and strength. These six methods will change that.

7 Ways to Cure the Workout Hangover

Stop sabotaging your gains. If you always feel smashed the day after training, you're doing something wrong. Here's how to fix it.

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 Leg Exercise Everyone Needs

Are those your legs or are you riding a stork? If you've ever been the butt of that joke, add this to your leg day.

The Single Worst Exercise

Do you use any of these silly, injurious, worthless exercises? Read this before your next workout.

6 Exercises For a Strong, Healthy Butt

Want to look damn good? Want to amplify athleticism? Then train the glutes directly. Here's how to do it while protecting the low back.