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If your main goal is building big quads, then it's perfectly fine (and perfectly safe) to use the Smith machine. Here's why.

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Tip: Hanging Leg Raise (Modified)

In this big/tall guy version of the leg raise, use bent elbows, tuck the knees, and lever from the shoulder joint.

Tip: Go Hard, Then Go Home. But Go Hard Often.

How to adjust your training week to allow for more protein synthesis and trigger more muscle growth.

5 No-Diet Ways to Get Lean

Diets are temporary and often backfire. To lose fat and keep it off, you need to first change how you think. Here's what to do.

Tip: Infinity Singles for Big Triceps

The tri's respond best to heavy reps, but you have to be smart about it. Try this.

Tip: Challenge Sets for Enormous Legs

Yes, this is gonna hurt. Badly. Take a look.

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Tip: Continuous-Tension Dumbbell Bench Press

Tension builds muscle. Stop your reps just short of lockout if your main goal is hypertrophy. It's a good finisher after your full ROM sets.

Tip: 3 Habits for Maintaining Leanness

Getting ripped is tough. Staying ripped can be tougher. Here's how one pro does it.

Tip: Two Tricks for a Better Kettlebell Swing

It's one of the best posterior chain exercises... if you do it right.

Tip: Solid Walk-Out, Solid Squat

Five things to pay attention to before you do your first rep.

Tip: Training Frequency and Volume

Balance these just right during the week and you'll make faster progress. Here's how.

Tip: The Main Stretch You Need to Move Better

This stretch helps with just about everything. It even helps you activate and train your glutes more effectively.

Tip: 3 Ways to Master the Mind-Muscle Connection

Get more muscle growth with internal focus of attention. Here's how.

Tip: 3 Ways to Sleep Like a Beast

One of the most influential factors in testosterone production is sleep quantity and quality. Here's how get some anabolic Z's.

Tip: Make the Bench a Better Chest Builder

The bench press is great for overall strength, but not a great pec builder... unless you use these two tricks.

Tip: Scars and Mobility – What You Don't Know

Got an old scar from an injury or surgery? Surprisingly, it can affect your mobility and athletic movement. Here's what to do.

Tip: DOMS Isn't Caused By What You Think

Delayed onset muscle soreness can interfere with how much weight you can lift, and traditional methods do nothing to help it. Here's what will.

Tip: Two Glute Exercises for Knee Health

Wait, butt exercises for healthy knees? Yep. Here's why and how to do these movements.

Tip: How to Stop Muscle Loss When Dieting

Bad diets cause you to lose more muscle than fat. And one bad habit will make muscle catabolism 60 percent worse. Check this out.

Tip: Do This Before Every Workout

This is so obvious, so essential, that many lifters tend to overlook it.

Tip: Use a Band For This Glute Exercise

Improve your hip hinge and strengthen your butt with this simple move.

Tip: Make Your Low Back and Knees Feel Better

Add one drill to your warm-up and one exercise to your workout. Check 'em out.

Tip: Pump the Hamstrings First on Leg Day

Believe it or not, this will make you a better squatter and make those cranky knees feel awesome. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: Does Rep Tempo Really Matter?

Probably, but a new study says that we might be way overthinking it. Check it out.

Tip: The Complete Chest Exercise

This pressing variation trains both functions of the chest for complete pec development. Check it out.