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Tip: Relieve Low Back Pain with Planks

If you’re going to self-treat your lower back, do it the smart way. Here’s what to avoid and what to do instead

8 Evil Accommodating Resistance Exercises

Certain parts of a lift aren't as hard as others. There's less tension, and tension builds muscle. Here's how to turn it up.

Tip: Build Pecs and Tri's, Save Your Shoulders

You don't have to give up pressing just because your shoulders are cranky or you're rehabbing an injury. Just do it like this.

Tip: Methods vs. Mechanisms. Know the Difference

What's the best diet and training plan for YOU? Here's the smart way to find out.

7 Lifting Rules That Actually Don't Matter Much

You might think these things are damn important to your training. In truth, they're not as crucial as you think.

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Tip: Correct Way to Stretch Hip Flexors

Lifters often suffer from tight hip flexors. And most of them are stretching them wrong. Here’s the right way.

Tip: The Kettlebell Bench Press

This floor press variation can correct faulty motor patterns, build your pecs and triceps, and even fix your achy shoulders. Check it out.

Tip: Inspiration vs. Perspiration

Which of these two phases are you in? Only one will get you the results you're wanting.

Tip: The Not-So-Pretty Truth About Gym Motivation

Here's how your personal demons can make you better.

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Tip: Strong Glutes, Better Deadlifts

Do you hitch your heavy deadlifts or PR attempts? Use this assistance exercise to fix your problem: weak glutes.

Tip: A New Way to Build Rear Delts

This exercise makes it impossible to cheat, and it'll hit your glutes and hams too. Take a look.

Tip: When To Change Everything

No motivation? Progress stalled in the gym? Here's how changing everything about your training can get you back on track.

Tip: The Forgotten Way to Build Legs

It used to be the rule for building big quads, but today most people haven't heard of it. Let's change that.

Tip: Build Muscle and Lose Fat at the Same Time

Yes, it can be done. Here's the part most people don't understand.

Tip: Body-Build For Brute Athleticism

The muscle-bound myth is dead, or at least it should be. Here's why even athletes need some meathead hypertrophy training.

Tip: Train Your Grip with a Kettlebell

Never drop the ball again... or the barbell. Here's a new way to build a crushing grip.

Tip: Need to Lose Fat? Do This First

It's easy to do, but psychologically tough at first. And that's a good thing.

Tip: To Lose Fat, Stop Being a Pantywaist

This may hurt your feelings, but it'll also solve your fat loss problem. Step away from your safe space and check it out.

Tip: Stop Sabotaging Yourself on Weekends

Three tips to help keep you from blowing your fat-loss diet every Saturday and Sunday. You know who you are!

The Best Workout for YOUR Body

Are you a non-responder or a super-responder to training? Act like a scientist and build workouts unique to your physiology. Here's how.

Tip: Nuts. You're Eating Them Wrong

Here's why, plus much healthier ways to buy your nuts and make them taste awesome.

Tip: Strong Traps, Iron Grip

Get them both by tweaking this big-three movement. Here's how.

Tip: 5 Ways to Dominate the Toughest Ab Exercise

Most people can't even do it on their knees, much less standing. (Wait, that sounds dirty.) Here's how you can master it.

5 Ways to Get Fired Up Again

Progress stalled? Motivation fizzled out? That's called training depression. Try one of these 5 strategies and reignite the flames.