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Tip: The Leaning Lunge for a Stronger Butt

Standard lunge form doesn't hit your glutes and hams much, and it can cause knee issues. Here's how to do it right.

Tip: The Leg Exercise That Prevents Knee Injuries

Lift long enough or play sports and your knees are bound to get cranky. Here's an easy way to protect them.

American Sniper Workout

For his title role in American Sniper, Bradley Cooper gained 37 pounds of lean mass. Here's the exact workout and supplement plan he used to do it.

Tip: A Quick Guide to HCG

Is doctor-prescribed HCG monotherapy better than testosterone replacement therapy? Here's what you need to know.

The Real Reason Everyone's Fat

Are soft drinks, fast food, or aggressive diet plans making us fatter? Nope, it's something totally different. And the good news is, you have power over it.

Tip: This Beats the Bulgarian Split Squat

Hammer your legs with this exercise variation that's safer and tougher than the original. Take a look.

Tip: Avoid These Waist-Widening Exercises

Is your ab training causing you to develop "Ninja Turtle Belly" and a blocky waist? Here's what to avoid.

Tip: Follow the Two-Day Rule

This easy to follow guideline will maximize your recovery and insure that every workout leads to gains.

How Bodybuilders REALLY Get Ripped

Everyone knows pro bodybuilders use drugs to get huge, but what do they do to get shredded for competition? It's more extreme than you think. Check this out.

Change Your Body Fat Set Point

Can't get lean or stay lean? Can't handle carbs? Impaired gene expression and nutrient partitioning could be the problem. Here's how to fix it.

Tip: Natural? Train MORE Often.

Here's why natural lifters actually need more frequent workouts for optimal gains.

Squat Mechanics: A Deep Analysis

It's time to finally fix your squat. Here's an in-depth look at squat mechanics from the author of Starting Strength.

Tip: Do the Cobra Pulldown for Lats

Can't feel your lats working? Can't get them to grow? This exercise will fix both of those problems, fast! Check it out.

Tip: Try Band Dips for Chest and Triceps

No dip stand? Or do regular dips just hurt your shoulders? This band variation is the solution to both problems.

Tip: Train the Same Muscle Two Days in a Row

For better gains, hit a muscle hard and heavy one day, then again the next day with lighter pump work. Here's why that works.

Athlete Lean, Athlete Strong

The fastest and most effective way to get ripped is to train like a power/speed athlete. Here's your complete program.

Tip: Do Band Pull-Aparts

Here are three ways to do this exercise that'll build your back, make your shoulders feel good, and even boost your bench press.

Shredded in 6 Days

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

Should Steroids Be Legal?

Think steroids are illegal because they're dangerous? Not so fast. Here's the real story behind the criminalization of juice that you've never heard.

Tip: Stop Leaning Back on the Deadlift

If you finish your deadlift hyperextended, you're gonna have a bad day. Here's why.

Tip: Shut Up About Your Goals

Studies show that telling others about your goals makes you less likely to achieve them. Here's why, plus a better method.

Fish Oil: You're Using It Wrong

Fish oil burns fat and curbs inflammation if used correctly. The problem? Many people are screwing it up. Here's how to use it to get real results.

How to Build Your Own Training Program

Train on your own terms! You should know how to write your own training programs without depending on anyone else. Here's how to do it.

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.