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Tip: Close Your Eyes On This Lift

Recruit more motor units, improve form, and build more strength... by shutting your eyes? Yep, here's how it works.

Tip: The Sad Truth About the Bench Press

The world's favorite chest exercise isn't that great at building the pecs. Here's why, plus some better exercise choices.

Tip: Take This to Grow Muscle

In new studies, test subjects taking this legal supplement doubled their gains over a control group. Info here.

Tip: Take the 100 Rep Push-Up Challenge

Not only is this a "fun" test, it'll also expose any weaknesses you may have in your core. Here's how to do it, and how to improve if you can't do it.

Tip: Build Overhead Power With This Exercise

This movement teaches your body to turn on all available motor units and much more. Check it out.

Tip: Burn Fat and Build Muscle Between Sets

Rest periods are for wimps. Okay, that's not quite true. But there is a better way to use them. Here's how.

Tip: Use Latex to Improve Your Squat

Squat stuck? Use the training method top powerlifters use to smash that plateau. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Worrying About This "Toxic" Chemical

No need to panic. This much-feared compound won't turn you into a ballerina. Here's the real story.

Tip: The "Healthy" Practice That Makes You Pudgy

It doesn't make you lean and it really isn't all that healthy. Oh, and it certainly doesn't detoxify anything.

Tip: Test Your Vertical Jump

If you can't hit 30 inches you have work to do. Here's an easy way to test your vertical and what to do if it stinks.

Tip: Don't Ever Do This With Your Bottled Water

A common practice turns your relatively safe plastic water bottle into a chemical time bomb. Here's what you need to know.

The Numbers of Muscle Building

Bodybuilding is full of percentages, but you don't need to be a math geek to appreciate these numbers.

Tip: Do the Pulldown Crunch for Abs

This might be the best exercise for abs that you've never tried. Check it out.

Tip: The T-Boosting Capsule You Need to Take

This simple ingredient has been proven to boost testosterone, build muscle, and burn fat. Check it out.

Tip: 3 Squat and Deadlift Challenges

Build strength. Develop stamina. Display power. Sound good? See if you can survive these tough tests and workouts.

Tip: Burn Fat Lifting Weights

You don't need cardio equipment to get ripped. This method uses weights and bloodflow manipulation to mobilize fat. Take a look.

Tip: Front Squat on the Smith Machine

Forget what the little functional training nerds say. If your main goal is big legs, the Smith machine beats the basic barbell. Here's why.

Tip: Use A False Grip On Overhead Presses

The conventional grip mucks up your form and keeps you from developing real overhead strength. Here's why.

Tip: Try Whole-Body Ladder Workouts

If you love the way the ladder method simplifies training, use it for your entire workout. Here's how.

Tip: One Question Every Lifter Must Answer

If you want to get bigger, stronger, or leaner, one question must be asked. Answer honestly and you'll make more progress. Take a look.

Tip: Make Progress Without Adding Weight

These alternative ways to track progress provide variety, insight, and results. Check 'em out.

Tip: A New Way to Build Wide Delts

Band training is kinda weenie. But adding bands to dumbbells will blow up your delts. Here's exactly how to do it.

Tip: Challenge Yourself With a "Changeup"

Baseball pitchers use a changeup to shock and confuse the batter. Apply the strategy to your training and make the basics even more brutal. Here's how.

Tip: Work Glutes While Brushing Your Teeth

When your glutes won't activate during lower body exercises, they start to get soft and shapeless. Here's a simple way to keep them round and hard.