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Tip: The One Exercise You Need to Do More Often

It improves posture, shoulder health, and much more. Check it out.

CrossFitters Aren't Athletes

Are bodybuilders or CrossFitters athletes? Are bodybuilding and CrossFit even sports? You might not like the answers.

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Tip: Rope Pulldowns for Lats

Sit on the floor, get a full stretch of the lats, then pull with your elbows as far behind you as you can. Arch your low back and get your chest out.

5 New Strategies for Fat Loss

Here are five training and diet tips to help you lose the fat, keep the muscle, and make some jaws drop.

Tip: Know How Often to Train

How often should you hit it hard in the gym? That depends on a few things. Here's what you need to keep in mind.

The Pros and Cons of Powerlifting Training

You can learn a lot from competitive powerlifters. But you can also really screw up your progress if you follow their "rules" blindly. Here's the cold hard truth.

Tip: Do the Ab Wheel Rollout

This old-school exercise hammers the abs in ways that other abdominal exercises can't. Here's the key to making it work for you.

Tip: The Most Challenging Core Exercise

Abs. Chest. Shoulders. Lats. This tough exercise hits them all. Can you do it?

Total Core Training for Lifters

To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.

Tip: Find Your Perfect Squat Depth

Use the test here to find out how low you can go and how wide or narrow your feet should be.

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.

Tip: Dope Your Performance With Leaves

Daily consumption of this vegetable can increase exercise performance. Here's what you need to know.

Dispelling the Glute Myth

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

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Tip: Counterbalance Cossack Squat

Boost your lower body mobility with this weighted drill.

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Bodybuilding is full of programs used by "enhanced" lifters, but most people don't take drugs and can't get good results. This effective program is for them.

Shredded in 6 Days

How to quickly dump fat, water, and bloat for a photo shoot or special event.

4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

Tip: Full Body Fridays

Here's a new way to program push-pull training for even better results.

4 Things You Don't Know About TRT

Testosterone replacement therapy is getting more common, but there's still a lot of ignorance out there. Let's smash it.

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.

How to Get to 20 Chin-Ups

Lots of guys can pump out 20. Of course, their range of motion is so short, it looks more like they're convulsing than actually doing legitimate chin-ups. Here's how to change that.

The Simple Deadlift Program

This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.

The Push-Pull Workout

The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.