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Tip: Stop Trying, Start Committing

It's time to cut the crap and reach your physique goals. Trying is lying. Start committing instead. Here's how.

Tip: Build That Back With 21's

Get stronger lats, biceps and even abs by doing chin-ups using the reverse 21 method. Here's how.

Tip: Go Negative to Get Positive Results

Sometimes a kick in the butt works better than a pat on the back, especially for fat loss. Here's why.

Tip: Get Photo-Shocked To Spark Motivation

Most people won't do it. It's painful and often embarrassing, but it sure works. Check it out.

Tip: Use These Leg Press Techniques

The leg press can be a muscle-building staple if you know how to do it right. Check out these tips and variations.

Tip: Try These 4 Leg Curl Tricks

The lying leg curl works, but most people only get half the results they could be getting. Here's how to make it work better.

Tip: Stop Making That Face

Psyching yourself up to lift can wreck your CNS and increase cortisol. Here's why.

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Brutal Squat Day Meadows, Tate & Dugdale

See John Meadows, Dave Tate and Mark Dugdale go through a brutal squat workout. Lots of technique discussed.

Tip: Use Contrast Training for Faster Results

Contrast promotes recovery. Here's how to arrange your workouts to take advantage of it for size and strength.

Tip: Do Crunches, But Follow This Rule

Many experts consider the crunch unsafe, but it can still be a good ab exercise if you follow a simple rule. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Being Narrow-Minded About Programs

Seven things about ALL training programs you need to know. Check 'em out.

Tip: Increase Your Training Intensity Two Ways

Put on your gym-face. Add these two intensity-extending techniques into your program.

Tip: Do Jump Squats with Judo Push-Ups

Get ready for 150 reps of fat-burning pain. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Tighten Your Workouts With A Timer

Lose fat, stay focused, and increase work capacity with this simple tool. Here's how.

Tip: Fight the Light and Sleep Better

No sleep, no gains. Here's how to get better sleep and maximize recovery.

Tip: Do This Exercise for Biceps and Upper Back

This time-saving combo will build your back, rear delts, and biceps. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Take the 30-Second Front Squat Challenge

Test your mettle AND improve your squat numbers with this brutal challenge. Check it out.

Tip: Do the Constant Tension Alternate Curl

Add this to your biceps training to trigger new muscle growth. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Do the Gironda Perfect Curl

This classic exercise is tough, but it'll build your biceps much better than standard curls. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Eat More Cooked Tomatoes

To get all the health benefits of tomatoes, you have to cook them. Here's why, plus some tips.

Tip: Take This Squat Challenge

This workout only takes 9 minutes. Note: These will be the worst 9 minutes of your life. Check it out.

Tip: Do the Lap Barbell Curl

We bet you've never tried this explosive biceps exercise. Check it out.

Tip: Ramp Up the Back Extension

Two ways to jack up the intensity of this classic posterior chain exercise. Check 'em out.

Tip: Make Your Own Healthy Ketchup

This no-sugar-added, grown-up ketchup will blow your mind. Here's how to make it.