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Tip: Test Your Unilateral Leg Strength

These four challenges will test your lower body strength and give you a heck of a workout. Check 'em out.

Tip: Send Carbs To Muscle

How to drive nutrients preferentially into muscle cells instead of storing them as body fat.

Tip: Use Instinctive Training Wisely

The fancy term for it is autoregulatory training. Here's how and when to use it.

Tip: Master the Lunge for Better Legs & Glutes

There are several ways to lunge, and one big way to screw it up. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Try These 4 Leg Curl Tricks

The lying leg curl works, but most people only get half the results they could be getting. Here's how to make it work better.

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Snatch High Pull - 180 Kg

Christian Thibaudeau performs snatch high pull from blocks with 180 kg.

Tip: Bench Heavier With Full-Body Tension

Use a unique variation of the plank to bench press more weight safely. Here's how.

Tip: Tighten Your Workouts With A Timer

Lose fat, stay focused, and increase work capacity with this simple tool. Here's how.

Tip: Bench Press 500 Reps in 11 Minutes

It's time to test your mettle and your muscles. Take the Vigneault Challenge. Here's how.

Tip: Kick Ass, Rest a Little, Kick Additional Ass

Studies show that only one hour a week of this type of exercise works better for fat loss than seven hours a week of jogging. Get the workout here.

Tip: Do the Lateral Shuttle Run

It'll make you a better athlete and prevent knee and ankle injuries. Here's how to set it up.

Tip: Drink Coffee to Boost Your Metabolism

How to wisely use coffee to speed fat loss, increase performance, and dull cravings.

Tip: Do Broad Jumps Before Lifting

Do these before weight training and you'll recruit more muscle during your workout. Here's how.

Tip: Make These Healthy Breakfast Cookies

They're easy to make, they'll fuel your workouts, and they won't make you LOOK like you eat cookies. Get the recipe here.

Tip: Make Your Own Healthy Ketchup

This no-sugar-added, grown-up ketchup will blow your mind. Here's how to make it.

Tip: Bring Up a Puny Muscle Like This

Got small quads, a weak chest, or lagging triceps? Here's the smart way to bring them up to par.

Tip: Moderate Your Antioxidant Intake

Too many antioxidants is not better than too few, and may do more harm than good. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Pair Kettlebell Swings with Planks

Not only will this workout rip off the fat, it'll teach you to breathe correctly when fatigued. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Overusing Belts and Wraps

Sometimes they're needed, and sometimes you're just setting yourself up for future injury. Here's why.

5 Signs You're About to Get Hurt

Are you on your way to becoming a broken down lifter? Here are the signs to watch out for and how to intervene.

Tip: Take the Texas Push-Up Challenge

Think you're good at push-ups? Here's your chance to find out.

Tip: Stop Doing Static Stretching

Regular stretching often does more harm than good, especially for lifters and strength athletes. Here's why.

4 Ways Modern Life is Making You Fat

Even if you train hard and eat right, these four things can trigger fat gain, wreck your sleep, and kill your strength. Here's how to fight them.

Tip: Stop Shoulder Injuries with Spiral Loading

Here's how to prevent wrecked shoulders by getting your setup right.