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Tip: Forget the IT Band

Foam rolling the IT band is popular, but it's not doing what you think it's doing. Here's what's really going on, plus a better method.

Tip: Break This Rule to Build Your Chest

To build your pecs, sometimes you have to break the rules. Here are two ways to do it.

Tip: Make Ice Cream With One Ingredient

It's simple, it's healthy, and yeah, there's only a single ingredient. Here's how to make it.

Tip: Find Your Power Position on the Deadlift

Here's a little trick to help you find the perfect stance for a bigger, safer pull.

Tip: Don't Use K-Tape Like a Dummy

Does kinesiotape actually do anything? Here's the truth.

Tip: Do the 8-Second Crunch

If it looks like you're having a seizure when you train abs, you're not getting much benefit... and you're asking for injury. Try this instead.

Tip: Take This Mental Toughness Test

You'll be shaking, sucking for air, and cursing T Nation... but you'll also be developing mental toughness. Try it!

Tip: Correct Your Mechanics for Pain-Free Squats

Does it hurt to squat, and not in a good way? Use this training method to fix your technique.

Tip: Add Instant Strength to Your Incline Curls

Get stronger on dumbbell incline curls simply by using a rolled-up towel. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Pizza Plate Press

Test your shoulder mechanics and get stronger overhead with this diagnostic exercise. Check it out.

Tip: Get Your Head Right For Overhead Pressing

Here's a simple way to avoid smashing your chin on overhead pressing exercises. Bonus: You'll be stronger too. Take a look.

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: 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: Don't Neglect Light Weights for Muscle Growth

Chances are, you're not training light enough to build muscle at an optimal rate. Wait, what? Check out this controversial new study.

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: 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: 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: 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: Do THIS to Improve Your Front Squat

Hate front squats? Well, they hate you too. Do this accessory exercise to take control and master them.

Tip: Do THIS to Rip More Pounds Off the Ground

Here's a great accessory exercise that'll really boost your deadlift numbers. Take a look!

Tip: Don't Be Scammed by Grass-Fed Beef

Marketers are tricking you into thinking that your steaks and burgers have the right ratio of fatty acids. Here's the real story.

Tip: The Easiest Way to Get Healthier

Increasing your performance in the gym and preventing many diseases can be as simple as going outside. Here's why.