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Tip: Strong Glutes, Better Deadlifts

Do you hitch your heavy deadlifts or PR attempts? Use this assistance exercise to fix your problem: weak glutes.

Tip: Get Instant Endurance With This Pill

Run, swim, or lift longer with just one or two capsules of this plant compound.

Tip: When To Change Everything

No motivation? Progress stalled in the gym? Here's how changing everything about your training can get you back on track.

Tip: Train Your Grip with a Kettlebell

Never drop the ball again... or the barbell. Here's a new way to build a crushing grip.

Tip: Manipulate Carbs to Get Shredded

Here's how to manage your carbs to lose fat but keep the muscle gains coming.

3 Things All Successful Diets Have in Common

Your diet doesn't have to have a catchy name. Just make sure it has these three traits shared by all successful diets.

Tip: How to Lunge for Big Quads & Glutes

Some trainers call this bad form. Then again, some trainers are kinda dumb. Check it 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.

Tip: Adiponectin and Muscle Growth

This anthocyanin improves body comp, but does it work even better than we thought? Check out this new research.

Tip: 4 Ways to Fix Chopstick Calves

Here's one training routine for the gym plus three things you can do anywhere to finally put some meat on those calves. Check it out.

Tip: A New Way to Push Press

The barbell push press is a strength and power-building staple. Here's how to get even more out of it.

Tip: Fix Your Cranky Shoulders and Ugly Posture

This quick drill does it all: makes your shoulders feel good, loosens up your stiff back, and even helps with posture. Try it.

Tip: Take the Ultimate Stability Challenge

This is a true test of full-body stability, strength, and motor control. Take a look.

Tip: The 4-Minute Video Guide to Raw Benching

Want to build strength AND size with the bench press? Here's how to get your form to match your goals.

Tip: A Better Way to Build Hammies

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

Tip: The Missing Chest Exercise

Here's how to increase muscle fiber recruitment to build bigger, stronger pecs. And most people never even do it.

Tip: Unlock New Gains

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

Tip: Use Progressive Reps to Build Biceps

If your biceps have stopped growing, it's time to try something new, like this superset. Check it out.

Tip: Set Your Quads on Fire

Build those toothpick legs with this painful but effective squatting method. Check it out.

Tip: Painful Advice for New Coaches & Trainers

New to coaching? Want to train top athletes? Here's a reality check.

Tip: You're Confused About Muscle Confusion

If you think your muscles need to be "confused" every workout, then you're, well, kinda confused. Here's why.

Tip: Avoid This Dumb Workout Trend

It's not CrossFit. It's not HIIT. It's an ugly blend of the two. And it needs to go away. Here's why.