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Tip: 5 Ways to Stay Motivated... Forever

Want to be lifting hard and loving life for the next 50 years? Here's how to do it.

Tip: Flip the Protein Synthesis Switch

Control mTOR and you control the switch that turns on muscle protein synthesis in response to lifting. Here's a supplement that does it.

Tip: When Bodybuilding Goes Stale

Even dedicated bodybuilders get burned out. Here are two ways to keep training and reignite your passion.

Leg Day in the Smith Machine

If you think the Smith machine isn't functional and doesn't build muscle, you're in for a surprise. Your legs are probably tiny too.

Tip: The Forgotten 6x6 Protocol

Gains stalled? Try this classic training method guaranteed to get you growing again.

Tip: Yohimbine HCL: What You Need to Know

Mobilize and burn fat in stubborn areas with this supplement. Here's how.

Tip: The High Performance Mindset

The best athletes have trained their brains to deflect fear and anxiety. You can to. Here's how.

Tip: Shark Habits and Pirate Maps

Use these two tools to increase discipline, boost mental toughness, and get more done.

How to Eliminate Love Handles & Muffin Tops

A fat waist is symptomatic of insulin insensitivity. You need to attack it with a combo of specific eating strategies, diet, exercise, and supplements. Here's how.

How Long Should I Rest Between Sets?

If a trainer says to always rest 3 minutes between sets, he's an idiot. Here are the 9 things you need to consider to get the best results.

Fail: Pro Bodybuilding and Big Guts

Many pro bodybuilders look pregnant. It's like they've got a six pack stretched over a keg. How does this happen? That question, answered.

Tip: You Need to Be Doing Ring Pull-Ups

Here's why, plus how to prevent the most common mistake.

The Truth About Pre-Bed Protein

Should you consume protein right before bed for more muscle growth? Or will it make you fat? Here's what the science says.

Ugly Ab Training

Forget about trying to build pretty abs with crunches. Instead, build nasty-strong abs and they'll look great too. Here's how.

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  • The Best Core Exercise. Period.

    This exercise makes you suck air, improves upper body strength, eases back pain, and builds a concrete core.

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  • An Open Letter to CrossFit HQ

    A sports medicine physician who worked at the CrossFit Games has some pointed advice for CrossFit HQ. Check it out.

    The Best Predictor of Success

    A super tribe of Africans has learned the secret to athletic success. Can we duplicate the effects of their barbaric methods?

    5 Training Rules to Live By

    There's stuff you learn only after years of training. Skip the long learning curve and get smart about lifting right now. Read this.

    Tip: Know When to Use Lifting Straps

    The strongest lifters use straps, but not all the time. Here's a guide to help you decide when, and when not, to use them.

    6 Grip Tips to Build More Muscle

    Stimulate more muscle growth just by changing your grip on these exercises you already do. Here's how.

    Pyramid Method For Strength & Muscle

    Pyramids are simple, logical, effective, and they just feel right. Here’s how to do them for best results.

    Sprinting for Muscle

    Here's how sprinting can make you stronger, leaner, and more muscular.

    Eat Big and Gain Nothing But Muscle

    What you eat will either be used by muscle or stored as fat. It's called nutrient partitioning. Here's how to optimize it.

    The Best Set and Rep Scheme for Your Goal

    What's the best set and rep scheme to get big? What about to get strong? How about to get faster? Here's your answer.