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CrossFitters, You're Too Weak

Explosive movements make you faster, but there's more to strength than the concentric portion of a lift. Stop being a weakling on the lowering.

16 Proven Ways to Build Muscle

Bored? Stuck in a rut? Here are 16 surefire workout protocols to jumpstart your training, get you motivated, and build more muscle.

The 5 Worst Types of Trainers

Like any occupation, the fitness biz has its share of morons and downright delusional characters. Here's how to spot them.

8 Ways to Never Get Injured Again

Got nagging injuries? Stop working through them and start preventing them in the first place. Here's how.

From Bodybuilding Geek to CrossFit Newb

Bodybuilding might make you look athletic, but does it make you an athlete? Confessions of a hypertrophy addict in a CrossFit gym.

10 Dumb Ways to Use Smart Workout Tools

Kettlebells, chains, sleds, stability balls, and foam rollers fill the gym. Should you use them? Yes. But not like a jackass.

No More Training Cults

Stop looking for a fitness cult to join. Start thinking for yourself.

5 New Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Think your foam roller is just for warm-ups and mobility? Think again. How to use it to build muscle and get stronger.

6 Mistakes Experienced Lifters Make

You're not the lifter you think you are if you're still making these mistakes.

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Mark Dugdale "I Go to War!" Video

Check out Mark Dugdale in the new Biotest commercial, and let us know what you think.

Is Powerlifting Hurting Bodybuilding?

The influence of powerlifting has both helped and hindered those training for size. Here's how to find the perfect balance.

5 Simple Ways to Get Stronger

You can make strength training really complicated or you can make it really simple. Let's keep it simple and get wicked strong.

3 Keys to a Big, Injury-Free Bench Press

Lift big-ass weights without pain using these three very advanced techniques.

The 5 Best Ways to Get Stronger

Strength gains come fast when you're a newbie. Here's how to keep building brutal strength as an advanced bad-ass.

5 Radical Ways to Stop Hurting

Forget icing and NSAIDS. They may delay or prevent healing. Instead, try these methodologies that you probably haven't heard of.

How to Murder the Deadlift

Do you own the deadlift or does it own you? Here are the tactics you gotta use to kill your next PR.

Mental Strategies for Getting Results

Stop standing in your own way. These psychological tricks will help you reach your performance and physique goals.

Build 360 Degree Strength

Take the flexibility test, then use a unique exercise to build strength in new body positions. Your squat and deadlift will thank you.

4 Training & Diet Arguments: Resolved!

The scientific facts about machines vs. free weights, calorie quality vs. quantity, hard work vs. genetics, and high volume vs. heavy weight.

Finding Flow: How to Get in the Zone

Reach your physique goals faster. Smash personal records. Make other teams fear you. How? Tap into the flow state. Here's how to do it.

The Truth About Alkaline Diets

There's a trendy diet that claims your favorite foods are too acidic and causing a host of problems, including muscle loss. Here's the real science.

Stimulants & Explosive Performance

Stimulants can really get you amped up for a tough workout, but do they have other effects as well? Dr. Lowery hooked himself up to fancy lab equipment to find out.

Does CrossFit Lead to Injury?

CrossFit claims that the NSCA is out to get them. Is it a conspiracy or does CrossFit just enjoy bullying people?

6 Ways to Bring the Pain

Increase time under tension and trigger new muscle growth with these six lethal combinations of compound and static exercises.