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Tip: Do the Work. Don't Blame Genetics.

Genetics make a difference, but don't lose hope. Smart training and eating will maximize what your parents gave you. Here's the deal.

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: Make This Healthy Gainer Shake

It's body-building, not belly-building. Here's a convenient shake that'll fuel your gains without wrecking your health.

Tip: Strengthen Your Abs – 5 New Exercises

What's better than great looking abs? A core that's as strong as it looks. Here's how to build one.

Tip: Get More Magnesium

Most lifters and athletes are deficient, and that can really screw up their workouts. Here's how much you need and where to get it.

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.

Tip: Use Box Jumps The Right Way

That means NOT using them for conditioning or cardio. Here's why.

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.

The Truth About Direct Arm Training

Many functional training zealots will tell you there's no need to train the biceps and triceps directly. Here's why they're wrong... and kinda puny.

Tip: Do Elevator Squats for Big Legs

Finish off leg day with this hypertrophy-inducing training method. Here's how.

Tip: Smash Plateaus With "Big 50" Sets

Gains stalled out? Try this shock training method and break out of that rut.

Tip: Try This Quick & Dirty Calf Fix

Small calves? Stop blaming genetics and use this shock-training method.

Tip: Squats and Deads: Find Your Ideal Strategy

Do you do them twice a week? Once a week? Here's how to figure out what's best for you.

Tip: Make Healthy "Weight Gainer" Cookies

Protein researchers give these cookies to their test subjects to insure plenty of quality calories are eaten. Now you can make them too.

Tip: Eat Proffles!

Protein waffles, that is. Easy to make, flour-free, and high protein. Get the recipe here.

Tip: Use the Jettison Technique for Dips

Increase time under tension and build your chest with this excruciatingly awesome drop-set technique.

Tip: Build Traps with Overhead Shrugs

You don't see many people doing this one. Of course, you don't see many people with great traps either. Check it out.

Use Rollers and Lacrosse Balls for Gains

Break up the scar tissue that reduces flexibility, contractibility, and blood flow using a roller and a lacrosse ball. Here's how.

The Two-Second Muscle Builder

Leave your ego in the locker room, use this tough training method, and makes some real gains. Here's how.

Tip: Use the Continuous Ramp Method

For size and strength gains, it's hard to beat this unique training method. Check it out.

Tip: Do the Anti-Press for Real Core Strength

Increase core stability and also boost shoulder strength and mobility with this advanced exercise. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Making That Face

Psyching yourself up to lift can wreck your CNS and increase cortisol. Here's why.

Tip: Master the Romanian Deadlift

Build all the muscles in your posterior chain and strengthen your conventional deadlift with this exercise. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Eat More Cooked Tomatoes

To get all the health benefits of tomatoes, you have to cook them. Here's why, plus some tips.