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The Best Workout for YOUR Body

Are you a non-responder or a super-responder to training? Act like a scientist and build workouts unique to your physiology. Here's how.

Tip: Strong Traps, Iron Grip

Get them both by tweaking this big-three movement. Here's how.

Tip: A Simple Way to Boost Total Body Strength

This looks easy, until you try it. Build your grip, strengthen your core, and jack up your heart rate with this exercise.

Tip: Live Longer, Prepare Veggies Like This

A new study may have discovered the healthiest way to eat vegetables. Check this out.

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Tip: Use Leverage Drop Sets for Biceps

Here's a smart way to build biceps that manipulates leverages, allowing you to extend the set and target different muscle fibers.

Tip: Do This BEFORE You Curl

Use the first-tension principle to build bigger, stronger arms. Here's how.

Tip: The Bacteria That Builds Muscle

New study: One type of gut bacteria helps build muscle and boost endurance. Here's where to get it.

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Tip: How to Build Grip Strength

If the bar is slipping out of your hands on the deadlift, your grip isn't strong enough. But since grip strength is mostly neural, it doesn't take long to see drastic improvements if you work on it.

Tip: Do This When Training Hurts

Use this 5-step assessment to know if you should stop a set or continue.

Tip: The Plank is for Newbs

This popular exercise doesn't actually do much, unless you're a rank beginner. Here's why, plus a better exercise.

Tip: A New Way to Lift a Barbell

This is a great exercise for shoulders, core, and more. Easy to learn, challenging to do! Check it out.

Tip: A New Way to Keep Your Shoulders Healthy

Prevent injuries and keep your delts feeling good with this quick exercise you can do anywhere.

Tip: 5 Ways to Make Bodybuilding Better

Why competitive bodybuilding is in trouble and how to actually fix it.

Tip: Grit is a Skill. Build Some, Wimp.

Not many people have it these days. Here's why those who do have an advantage in life.

Tip: Avoid Xenoestrogens and Phytoestrogens

These manmade and naturally occurring compounds can make you less of a man. Really. Here's where they're hiding.

Tip: A Better Way to Build Hammies

Weak hamstrings? This training technique will get them bigger and stronger.

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: This Quad Training Method is Bogus

You've heard this broscience before. You might even think it's true. Think again.

Tip: Know Your Training Type

We all fall into one of these two categories. Knowing your type will help keep you motivated. Check it out.

How to Save Bodybuilding From Itself

Traditional competitive bodybuilding is in decline. Why? And how can it be saved or improved? Should it be? We asked our experts and insiders.

Tip: Challenge Yourself. In the Gym and Out

How weight training can improve your mindset and your entire life.

Tip: Strengthen Your Grip to Lift Heavier

Weak grip? Small hands? You need to add this exercise to your program. It works fast! Check it out.

Tip: Unlock New Gains

Here's the smart way to build training intensity and keep the gains coming.

Tip: Get Better Results from Incline Curls

Here's a simple way to make this biceps builder even more effective. Check it out.