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Overtraining exists, and you can't out-eat it or out-sleep it. Most lifters have the wrong idea about what overtraining is. Here are the facts.

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Tip: The Right and Wrong Way to Cable Crunch

Wickedly effective ab exercise, if you're doing it correctly. You're probably not. Here's the definitive guide.

The Best Way to Build Your Butt

What's the best way to build strong glutes that also make every jaw in the gym drop? We ask the experts.

The Complete Guide to Bulking and Cutting

Here's how to adjust your nutrition to match your training goal. It covers mass phases, fat loss phases, and maintenance phases.

The Insulin Advantage

Control insulin and you'll control exactly what your physique looks like. Here's how.

The Best Training Method You're Not Using

This training method adds volume and builds strength, size, and endurance while getting you ripped. It's also fun. Here's how to do it.

The Best Squat You're Not Doing

This type of squat improves your form, saves your joints, and makes a great addition to your regular squatting.

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.

7 Reasons You're Still Weak or Fat

If you've been spinning your wheels in the gym with nothing to show for it, you need to re-evaluate your entire approach and make some big changes.

The 5 People Every Lifter Needs to Avoid

There are five types of people out there who will ruin your progress in the gym. Here they are, plus five great people you need in your crew.

The 5 Dumbest Muscle Myths

Lifters who still believe these myths are missing out on gains. Which lies need to die? Find out here.

The Core Training Reality Check

Let's bust three ab training myths, test for real abdominal strength, and learn the best way to build a strong, athletic core.

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  • How to Train Through Injuries

    Smart lifters never stop training, even when injured. Here's how to recover as quickly as possible and come back even stronger.

    The 4 Most Damaging Types of Training

    Bodybuilding, powerlifting, CrossFit, running: Which one will mess you up the most and how can you prevent it?

    Olympic Shoes or Chucks for Squats?

    Will putting on a pair of Olympic lifting shoes kick up your squat by 20 pounds, or are you better off wearing Chucks?

    6 Tips to Master the Sumo Deadlift

    The sumo deadlift shortens the ROM, works the hips more, and is less stressful on the back than conventional deadlifts.

    Build Muscle With Heavy Singles

    Heavy singles build strength, but they can also build freakish size if you know how to combine 3 different growth factors.

    Training Percentages Made Simple

    Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.

    Get Your Press Up!

    600-pound benchers may be forgiven for not focusing on the press. Your narrow ass, on the other hand, has no excuses. Here’s why you need to do it.

    6 Questions About Tempo Training

    When should you use tempo training and why? Mike Robertson answers these and other questions about this often-neglected component of strength and muscle building.

    Optimal Frequency and Intensity of Training

    How often should you train a lift? Good question. Here's a simple way to determine your ideal frequency.

    One Hundred Gram Carb Cure

    Ridiculously simple. Powerfully effective. Get shredded using this one simple guideline. Here’s how.

    Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

    Everything you need to know about hair loss, including what prescription drugs may be able to help.

    Inside the Muscles: Best Leg, Glute, and Calf Exercises

    After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building monster legs.

    Top Priority for Lower Traps

    Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.