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Jumping Rope: From Beginner to Boxer

Skipping rope torches fat and builds supreme conditioning. Here's how to master everything from the basic boxer skip to crossed double-unders.

Tip: Build Calves With 8-Second Reps

It's not just genetics. It's that you've been training your calves all wrong. Here's how to hit them right.

Tip: The Mobility Drill You Need to be Doing

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

Tip: Do the Fat Man Pull-Up

Don't worry, you don't have to be a fat man, or even a man, to benefit from this exercise. Here are two ways to ramp it up.

Keep Estrogen Under Control

If your estrogen levels are out of whack, it can ruin your body comp, your health, maybe even your life. Here's what you need to know.

The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

Tip: Do This Exercise to Sprint Faster

Want to run like a cheetah? You need more than squats, deadlifts, and box jumps. You need this horizontal force exercise.

Dispelling the Dumbest Protein Myths

If you've ever gotten into a debate about protein with someone, one of you probably brought up one of these myths. Hope it wasn't you.

Tip: Be Careful Cutting Calories

Is your HEC in check? It better be. Here's why.

Tip: For Big Legs, Increase TUT and Volume

Heavy, low-rep sets are great, but you also need higher reps and time under tension for leg growth. Check out these training ideas.

Shredded in 6 Days

How to quickly dump fat, water, and bloat for a photo shoot or special event.

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.

Tip: For Big Traps, Do the Deadlift-Shrug

Build those stubborn traps. Here's how to combine trap-bar deads and shrugs into one powerful exercise.

Tip: Ditch the Decline Sit-Up

The injury potential outweighs the benefits, plus there's a much better exercise for abs. Check it out.

The Tendonitis Cure

Nagging joint pain - everyone deals with it at some point. But don't think a little time off is going to cure it. Be proactive to get long-term relief. Here's how.

Tip: Take the Texas Push-Up Challenge

Think you're good at push-ups? Here's your chance to find out.

Dips: You're Doing Them Wrong

Dips build tons of muscle and strength while also being therapeutic for the shoulders. Yes, really. Here are 13 tips to help you do them right.

Tip: Stop Doing Static Stretching

Regular stretching often does more harm than good, especially for lifters and strength athletes. Here's why.

Bodybuilding vs. Powerlifting Deadlift

The deadlift is used by both powerlifters and bodybuilders, but there are 8 important differences. Here are the answers to all your questions.

CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

Advanced Training: Max-Growth Cluster Sets

Cluster sets will get you jacked, but they neglect two important growth pathways. Maximum Growth Clusters hit all three. Here's how to do them.

7 Bad Foods That Are Good For You

You've been misled by dumb dieticians. Turns out that many of the "evil" foods they say to avoid aren't bad at all. Check out this list.

Core Confusion

You don't need ab exercises, just squat and deadlift, right? Wrong! Turns out the studies were misinterpreted. Here's what really hits your core.

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  • 4 Anabolic Metcon Workouts

    Some lifters avoid conditioning work because they're afraid of losing muscle... and their athleticism and waistlines suffer. Here's the fix.