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Tip: Strengthen Your Ankles and Feet

This strange looking movement will really help prevent injuries. Check it out.

Tip: Test Your Glutes

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

Tip: Use Box Jumps The Right Way

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

The Missing CrossFit Exercise

CrossFit-style training is asymmetrical and incomplete, and people are paying the price with injuries. Here's how they can fix it.

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: Build Biceps With Science-Backed Methods

Five quick tips to help you finally stretch out those shirtsleeves.

Tip: Do the Plate Squat

Fix your valgus knee collapse and you'll improve glute recruitment and squat heavier. This drill will help. Check it out.

Tip: Lose More Fat, Stop Training Fasted

Turns out, fasted cardio leads to less fat loss, not more, and it puts you at risk of muscle loss. Here's why.

Tip: Make the Pull-Through Even Better

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

Tip: Stop Training Slow

Some lifters actually believe in lifting light weights as slow as possible to failure. They're small and weak. Here's why.

Tip: Prevent Knee Injuries With Proper Tracking

For squats and lunges, pay attention to your pinky toe. Really. Here's why.

Tip: Know Why You're Squatting

Do you want more muscle or more weight on the bar? How you answer should determine how you squat. Info here.

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: Push, Pull, Bend, and Extend

When designing your workout plan, break your body into four quadrants. Here's why.

Tip: Do the Key Press for Pecs

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

Tip: Prioritize Free-Weight Compound Exercises

Maximize your training program by keeping a few simple rules in mind. Check 'em out.

Tip: Do the Med Ball Tack & Floss

Shoulders feeling stiff and cranky? Ditch the foam roller, grab a med ball, and do these drills.

Tip: Drop the Cheat Meals

Cheat meals have their place, but not if you're already too fat. It's time for a reality check. Read this... or just run to your safe space and stay fat.

Tip: Try This Quick & Dirty Calf Fix

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

Tip: Use Conditioning to Build Muscle

Hey meathead, if you're not accustomed to raising your heart rate, get started with one of these options.

Tip: Lift Hard, Lift Wisely

Keep these 15 things in mind and you'll have a long lifting career.

Tip: Train for Systemic Growth

Don't try to isolate every little muscle. Prioritize big compound lifts, especially if you're natural. Here's why.