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Tip: Eat These Foods to Squash Cravings

If you've got the wrong “bugs” in your gut, then you'll suffer from crazy junk food cravings. Here's how to get the right ones in there.

Tip: Use a Balloon to Boost Your Deadlift

Sounds weird because, well, it is kinda weird. But this technique really works! Take a look.

Tip: Measure Your Gains With This Method

If you're only judging the effectiveness of your workouts by how sore you get, you're a newbie. Here's how to gauge actual progress.

Tip: Crush Big Weights With This CNS Trick

If your mind doesn't think you're going to hit a new 1RM, you won't. Here's how to fire up your nervous system so that you're up for the task.

Tip: Build Delts with Tempo Contrast Training

This crazy-looking muscle-builder is simple but hard! And you've probably never tried it before. Take a look here.

Tip: Take the Half-Mile Of Hell Challenge

Grab a few kettlebells or dumbbells, find an open space, and see what you're made of. Here's how.

Tip: Do This Exercise FIRST on Back Day

Some of your back muscles are functionally shortened. Doing this movement first will get them ready for smooth, heavy lifting.

Tip: Adhere to the 90% Rule

A simple guideline that cuts through the dietary dogma and gets you back on track. Check it out.

Tip: Build or Preserve Muscle At All Times

Losing fat doesn't have to mean losing muscle. And building muscle doesn't have to mean gaining fat. Here are the facts.

Tip: Control Insulin with Food

Insulin is your frenemy. Here are some easy ways to make it work for you instead of against you.

Tip: Test Things Out and Commit

Here's something that successful lifters and athletes do that you should be doing too.

Tip: Try These 3 Tough Pull-Up Variations

Think you're good at pull-ups and chin-ups? Yeah, we'll see about that. Check out these athletic variations!

Tip: Use Time Blocks Instead of Sets

A new way to plan your workouts that will break you out of a rut and keep you focused. Check it out.

Tip: Women, Train Like Men (For the Most Part)

There are only a few differences in how women should train versus men. Here they are.

Tip: Build a Stronger, Harder Butt

Blast your glutes and hamstrings like never before with dynamic-static compound sets. Here's how.

Tip: Use Primer Singles

Here are two ways that smart lifters prime their bodies for monster lifts and new personal records.

Tip: Use 3-Second Descents for Biceps

Want arm growth? Extend the eccentric phase of biceps exercises. Just follow the guidelines here.

Tip: Pick the Right Deadlift Style for You

Sumo or conventional? Check out these tips for choosing the best style for your body type.

Tip: Stop Disregarding the Importance of Sleep

Lack of sleep makes you fatter and even leads to muscle loss, regardless of diet. Check this out.

Tip: Simplify the Deadlift

Everything you need to know about the deadlift in one sentence. Really. Check it out.

Tip: Be Careful Cutting Calories

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

Tip: Test Your Lower Body Strength

Choose either the squat or deadlift and take this test. Do you measure up? Check it out.

Tip: Build Biceps With Science-Backed Methods

Five quick tips to help you finally stretch out those shirtsleeves.

5 Form Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

Pulldowns, overhead presses, bench presses, pull-ups, rows. Your form sucks on all of them. Really. Here's where you're messing up.