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Bad Form Builds Muscle

Is there a case for less than perfect form? Yes. Here’s why.

Get Bigger and Stronger, Even Banged Up

Losers use injuries as excuses to be lazy. Winners find ways to work around them. Here are 17 tips for wounded winners.

The Novelty Workout

While variety is good – even necessary – too much of it derails your progress. Here’s what you need to know.

Improve Your Pull Instantly

One simple but highly effective deadlifting tip that you probably haven't tried before.

3 Questions For Better Workouts

Ask yourself these three important questions and you’ll be able to choose better workouts for your goals.

2 Big Mistakes

Lifting that's effective becomes lifting that's enjoyable. Make it so with this crucial advice.

Not Your Average BS Core Training: The Sequel

Nine vicious exercises that’ll build your core without boring you to death.

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  • Long Live Static Stretching!

    Static stretching makes you weak, slow, and doesn't improve flexibility. Or does it? Here’s a different opinion.

    3 Shoulder Training Tips and 5 Exercises

    Have a love-hate relationship with the overhead press? Want to do them, but your shoulders say no? Here are 5 exercises that work just as well.

    8 More Tips for Training and Recovery

    Let’s talk calf training without machines, sure-fire sleep, simple warm-ups, and even hand care for meatheads.

    In Search of the Perfect Rep

    Tips on getting the most out of the deadlift, pull-up, and bent-over row.

    7 More Tweaks To Make Your Exercises More Evil

    They're still your favorite exercises, just tweaked a bit to make them that much more painful - and productive.

    The 5 Key Principles

    Goal setting requires an ongoing assessment. Here's what lifters should know about making it from point A to point B.

    Omega-6 vs Omega-3 Who Cares

    Do you really need to worry about the ratio between omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids? Here’s what science has to say.

    2012 in Review

    Forget the crappy "things I learned" lists being spammed at you on Facebook. Here are some real lessons to help you.

    5 More Hacks To Reinvigorate Your Training

    Five methods to satisfy your need for training variety, including "going nuts on the last set," "reward sets," and "rolling the dice."

    8 Reasons People Do Dumb Things

    Some people make really dumb decisions about fitness. Do you? See the list.

    "Glue" Exercises Gone Wrong

    You've no business searching for the latest gimmicky exercise if you're butchering basics like seated rows and push-ups.

    Flicking the Scab Off Your Dietary Beliefs

    Dietary choices have become sort of the new religion for many people. Let’s offend them. Or maybe, just maybe, educate them so they won’t make silly choices.

    7 Squat Tips from Coach Nick

    Best squat stance, high-bar versus low-bar, contrast training, 7/4/7 squats, and much more from Nick T.

    Heavy Lessons

    A long-time strength coach finally enters a powerlifting meet. Here's what you can learn from his experiments.

    Big Without Strong is Nothing

    The road to a massive body that sports its own zip code begins with simply getting stronger. Here's a minimalist approach to getting maximal results.

    Your Cardio Makes No Sense

    Is puking on your shoes really improving your conditioning? Here's a scientific approach to building the aerobic and anaerobic systems.

    Rise of the Cardio Machines

    Here are some innovative ways to get a kick-ass conditioning workout at the boring old commercial gym.