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30 Days of Shoulders: 11-20

Shoulders are hard to keep healthy when you're trying to get them big and strong. Fix that now with these tips.

Tip: Master the J-Row

Build a better back with this one-arm row variation.

30 Days of Shoulders: 1-10

Make your delts bulletproof, then make them stupid big. Here's how.

Tip: The Full-Body Lunge

This drop set will annihilate your legs AND your upper back, traps, biceps, and abs. Check it out.

Tip: 4 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

Your honest answers to these questions are more important to your lifting success than any specific program or diet. Check 'em out.

Tip: The Ultimate Triceps Isolation Exercise

Really nail those suckers with this unique cable exercise.

Tip: Master the Pendulum Pull-Up

Build your upper back with a twist on this classic bodyweight exercise.

Tip: Elbows Inflamed? Build Biceps Anyway

Got elbow pain? Stop making it worse with your arm training. Try this instead.

Tip: A Quick Fix For Better Lats

Get your pull-ups to hit your lats instead of stressing out your joints. Try this.

Tip: The Glute Exercise for Athletes

Yeah, yeah, it'll make your butt look good too. Check it out.

Tip: Change Your Attitude About Achy Joints

Think achy joints are a good reason to sit out another workout? Screw that.

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We tested and tortured these gym clothes and shoes for years. Here's what passed our tests and where to buy them.

Tip: The Push-Up Variation You've Never Tried

Improve shoulder stability and athletic performance with this advanced push-up variation.

Tip: 40-Plus? Do More Work

Here's why this counterintuitive advice actually makes a lot of sense.

Tip: The Toughest Way to do EZ-Bar Curls

Two sets of this mechanical advantage drop set will leave your biceps screaming (and growing).

Question of Nutrition 9

Will strict diets wreck your metabolism? Can you boost testosterone via diet? And how do you build muscle without getting fat? Answers here!

Tip: What a Bug Can Teach You About Diet

There's an insect that tries to copulate with beer bottles. Really. And he has much to teach you about diet. Check this out.

Tip: 3 Ways to Get Growing Again

Gains stalled even though you're training hard? Try one (or all) of these proven progress re-starters.

Tip: Soylent Is Way Stupid

The favorite meal replacement of the techies and hipsters may be a meal, but it sure as hell isn't a nutritious one.

The Yearly Test: 5 Ways to Access Real Progress

Are you stronger than you were last year? Leaner? Healthier? Assess yourself in all areas of fitness. Here's what to do.

Tip: Take This to Stay Lean After Dieting

The fat starts to creep back on after a diet, but this supplement will go a long way in helping your body resist that fat.

6 Uncomfortable Thoughts About Exercise Form

Experienced lifters and coaches know that exercise form is highly individual and highly goal dependent. Here's why.

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Tip: The Rope Pullover

Here's a great lat exercise that simulates the classic Nautilus pullover machine favored by golden-era bodybuilders.

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Tip: Triceps Giant Set

Perform back to back: 12 cross-body cable extensions, 12 dips, 12 seated dumbbell French presses. Then repeat.