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Tip: Do the Blitzkrieg Triple Press

Blast your chest with this unique dumbbell bench press variation. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Eat More to Build, But Not That Much More

Yes, you need to consume plenty of quality calories to gain muscle, but many lifters take it too far. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Stop Overusing Belts and Wraps

Sometimes they're needed, and sometimes you're just setting yourself up for future injury. Here's why.

Tip: Do Heavy Squat Stand-Ups

Bust plateaus and add more pounds to the bar with this simple technique. Check it out.

Tip: Eat Oatmeal Pumpkin Cookies

These cookies won't make you fat, they're healthy, and they'll fuel your workouts. Get the recipe.

Tip: Squeeze the Bar Hard When Bench Pressing

Crushing the bar not only makes the lift safer, it'll help you lift more weight. Here's why.

Tip: Learn the Zercher Squat

Yes, it hurts, but it'll also strengthen your entire body, from quads to upper back. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Take the 4-Minute Front-Squat Challenge

If you can do this, you're officially a bad-ass. If not, well, just trying it will make you a bad-ass. Check it out.

Tip: Do 7-4-7 Deadlifts to Boost Performance

This workout builds muscle, increases work capacity, and burns fat. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Icing Your Injuries

Turns out, icing your injuries doesn't help and may even hinder the healing process. Luckily, there are better methods. Read this.

Tip: Use a Wide Grip on Upright Rows

Use a wider grip to build more muscle. Avoid pulling the elbows above shoulder height to prevent injury.

Tip: Make Triceps Training More Effective

When you do triceps extensions, use a decline bench instead of a flat bench.

Strength Training Tricks: What Works?

There are tricks and cues that supposedly increase strength in the squat, bench, and deadlift. Some work, some don't. Here's the truth.

No Show, No Problem

People try to persuade fit females to get on stage. And the ones who aren't interested often second guess why they even lift. Don't be one of them.

The NPGL: America's Newest Sport?

Scoot over, CrossFit. Competitive fitness is on the rise. Could it become America's new team sport? You decide.

From Bodybuilding Geek to CrossFit Newb

Bodybuilding might make you look athletic, but does it make you an athlete? Confessions of a hypertrophy addict in a CrossFit gym.

Is Powerlifting Hurting Bodybuilding?

The influence of powerlifting has both helped and hindered those training for size. Here's how to find the perfect balance.

The Core Training Reality Check

Let's bust three ab training myths, test for real abdominal strength, and learn the best way to build a strong, athletic core.

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  • How to Murder the Deadlift

    Do you own the deadlift or does it own you? Here are the tactics you gotta use to kill your next PR.

    Mental Strategies for Getting Results

    Stop standing in your own way. These psychological tricks will help you reach your performance and physique goals.

    4 Training & Diet Arguments: Resolved!

    The scientific facts about machines vs. free weights, calorie quality vs. quantity, hard work vs. genetics, and high volume vs. heavy weight.

    9 Ways to Get Better in the Gym

    Great tips and strategies to help you reach your strength and physique goals. Check ‘em out.

    5 New Reasons to Train on One Leg

    Single-leg training has many benefits you've probably heard about. Here are 5 you haven't.

    Stimulants & Explosive Performance

    Stimulants can really get you amped up for a tough workout, but do they have other effects as well? Dr. Lowery hooked himself up to fancy lab equipment to find out.