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Tip: Stop Making This Diet Mistake

Most people think they need to cut carbs and calories on their days off. They're wrong. Here's why.

Tip: Use Training Programs Wisely

Let your program be your guide, but be prepared for detours. Here's how.

Tip: Try These 3 Tough Pull-Up Variations

Think you're good at pull-ups and chin-ups? Yeah, we'll see about that. Check out these athletic variations!

Tip: Use Time Blocks Instead of Sets

A new way to plan your workouts that will break you out of a rut and keep you focused. Check it out.

Tip: Build a Stronger, Harder Butt

Blast your glutes and hamstrings like never before with dynamic-static compound sets. Here's how.

Tip: Foam Roll AFTER Training For Fast Recovery

Soft tissue work on the roller is okay before workouts, but it's best done after training. Here's why.

Tip: Find Your Perfect Squat Depth

Use the test here to find out how low you can go and how wide or narrow your feet should be.

Tip: Use Primer Singles

Here are two ways that smart lifters prime their bodies for monster lifts and new personal records.

Tip: Set New PRs with the Small Loading Trick

Looks kinda weird, but it'll actually help you hit a new personal record. Check it out.

Tip: Pick the Right Deadlift Style for You

Sumo or conventional? Check out these tips for choosing the best style for your body type.

Tip: Assess Your Bench Press Technique

Your bench press form might be setting you up for injury. It's time to re-assess your technique. Try this test.

Tip: Do These Drills Before Leg Day

These easy moves will get you ready for heavy squats, deadlifts, lunges, and more. Check 'em out.

Tip: Stop Eating Like a Pro Bodybuilder

You know what's even worse than that? Paying them for their diet plans. Check this out.

Tip: Stop Doing Excess Cardio

If you "have to" do tons of cardio to stay lean, your diet sucks. Here's a little reality check.

3 Ways to Move Better and Lift Harder

Do these movements before your next workout! Not only will they loosen you up quickly and make you feel awesome, they'll enhance performance.

Tip: Test Your Glutes

Are your butt muscles firing properly? Here are 8 quick tests. Pick a couple and find out.

Tip: Build Your Triceps With These 6 Methods

Take a few tips from ridiculously strong powerlifters and apply these training methods.

Tip: Always Start With An Empty Bar

Some of the strongest lifters on the planet start their workouts with an empty bar. Here's why you should too.

Tip: Do a Volume Deload for Strength Gains

To stay strong, you need to keep in touch with the heavy weights, even during a deload. Here's how to do it right.

Tip: Do Micro Drop Sets for Growth

Use this set-extending technique to fit more soul-crushing work into fewer reps and less time.

Tip: Make the Pull-Through Even Better

Here are two simple ways to make this glute-builder even more effective.

Tip: Do the Windmill Plank for Your Core

It's one of the best core exercises for power & strength athletes. Check it out.

Tip: Take This Grip Strength Test

If you can't pass this test, then either your grip strength sucks or you're too fat. Check it out.

Tip: Do the Key Press for Pecs

Stimulate your chest in a whole new way with this powerful exercise. Check it out.