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Tip: Know Why You're Squatting

Do you want more muscle or more weight on the bar? How you answer should determine how you squat. Info here.

Ab Training Made Simple

You only need two or three exercises to build your abs. The trick is to choose the right exercises and breathe correctly while doing them. Here's how.

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  • To Lose Fat, Eat More Early

    The most important time to get the right nutrients into your body is around the workout, but breakfast is crucial, too. Here’s why.

    The Pulse Feast

    Gain muscle, stay lean, and do it all without having to worry about food. Here’s how.

    Tip: Do the Windmill Plank for Your Core

    It's one of the best core exercises for power & strength athletes. Check it out.

    Why I Love the Smith Machine

    Everyone says the Smith machine is awful, but a lot of bodybuilders use it… and they’re bigger than you. Here’s why it’s not so bad and how to use it wisely.

    Rippetoe Throws Down

    The difference between exercising and training… and why you need to know it.

    The Best Damn Cardio Article - Period

    A small amount of cardio is okay if you enjoy it, but it's really not necessary for fat loss. Here’s a better way.

    The Jungle Gym and Malaria

    Craig Weller seems to have figured out the answer to two of the problems he faces almost every time he's deployed to some 3rd world country: how to keep working out and how to avoid malaria.

    Dropping the A-Bomb on Your Waistline

    Getting lean is a heck of a lot easier when you take advantage of this lioplytic smart bomb. Here’s how to do it.

    Tip: Take This Grip Strength Test

    If you can't pass this test, then either your grip strength sucks or you're too fat. Check it out.

    8 Ways to Never Get Injured Again

    Got nagging injuries? Stop working through them and start preventing them in the first place. Here's how.

    The Truth About Direct Arm Training

    Many functional training zealots will tell you there's no need to train the biceps and triceps directly. Here's why they're wrong... and kinda puny.

    Fascinating Facts About Sleep

    When you go to sleep, some pretty amazing things start to happen. You may be surprised.

    Tip: Take Kettlebell Swings to the Next Level

    These two advanced KB swing movements are challenging and effective. Check 'em out.

    5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

    Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.

    Carb Cycling That Actually Works

    Carb cycling doesn't work the way you think it works. But it can be used to preserve strength, energy and muscle while losing fat. Here's how.

    The 6-Week Sprinting Solution

    An interval training program that will radically alter your conditioning, increase endurance and power, and help you drop body fat. Get it here.

    The Best Exercises. Period.

    The absolute best movements for fat loss, maximum power, chest development, overall strength, and more.

    4 Myths Many Lifters Actually Believe

    The practices some lifters still swear by are dumb and counterproductive. Got someone telling you to do these? Don't. Already doing them? Stop.

    5/3/1 for Hardgainers

    This specialized 5/3/1 template will put size on the most stubborn hardgainer. Just add food and effort.

    Dispelling the Glute Myth

    Could it be that everything we thought we knew about glute training was ass-backwards?

    The Best Exercise for a Smaller Waist

    These five vacuum exercises will narrow and tighten your waist by training the transverse abdominis.

    Phoenix Theory

    There are four stages to a successful physique transformation. And if you want to make it through them, you'd better be ready to burn. Here’s how.