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Tip: How to Lift with Angry Joints

Try these workarounds to keep you in the gym when you're feeling a little banged up.

30 Days of Shoulders: 11-20

Shoulders are hard to keep healthy when you're trying to get them big and strong. Fix that now with these tips.

Tip: Do Sprint Snacks to Build Conditioning

New research shows short bouts of high-intensity cardio done throughout the day work just as well as doing them all at once. Info here.

How to be a Social Media Fitness Star

Here's how to give advice on the internet, find your tribe, thwart trolls, and keep your soul intact.

Tip: Master the Pendulum Pull-Up

Build your upper back with a twist on this classic bodyweight exercise.

Tip: Elbows Inflamed? Build Biceps Anyway

Got elbow pain? Stop making it worse with your arm training. Try this instead.

Tip: Lat Width – The Hard Way

Build a brutal back with this lat-widening finisher.

Tip: Eat More, Train More – The Anabolic Toggle

How do you eat for gains without gaining excess fat? Like this.

Tip: 3 Ideas to Help You Understand Technique

Read this and you'll know more about the causes of poor form and how to fix it than any form Nazi in your gym.

Stuff We Like – Snacks 1

We tested dozens of physique friendly on-the-go snacks. Here are our favorites and where to get them.

5 Ways Your Mind is Sabotaging Your Gains

Here's how your brain and personality type might be guiding you towards making the wrong decisions about training and nutrition.

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Tip: Elevated Rear-Foot Split Squat

If achy knees are holding you back, throw this split squat into the mix on leg day.

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Can banging a bodybuilder make you fail a drug test? Can anyone build 19-inch arms? Is soreness necessary? All this and more!

3 Dumb Rules That Don't Apply Anymore

Why high-rep barbell work, heavy machine work, and partials all have a place in your training... that is, if you want to grow.

Stop Doing That, Start Doing This!

Want to make faster progress? There's something you need to cut out, and something you need to add in.

10 Overcomplicated Things Trainers Say

Gym jargon is getting out of hand as trainers try to rebrand simple exercises and training concepts. Let's cut through the crap.

Tip: Shut the Hell Up About Eggs

A new study tells us that eggs will kill you after all. Should you listen to it? Here's some perspective.

Tip: Ultra-Processed vs. Unprocessed Diets

Did we need a study for this? Probably not, but the results are still fascinating. Check it out.

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Tip: Delt Sweeps

Finish off your heavy shoulder work with this pumptastic exercise.

Tip: Here's Why Your CBD Oil Kinda Sucks

The CBD you're rubbing on your aching muscles and joints probably isn't doing you any good. A new study reveals the problem.

Tip: High T and Baldness

Testosterone replacement therapy is awesome but you'll lose your hair, right? Well, it's not that simple. Here are the facts.

Tip: The College Diet For Iron Addicts

What's a good diet for college kids who can't spend a lot? Get the answer here.

Tip: Is Testosterone Bad for Your Heart?

Are replacement-level dosages of T going to mess with your ticker? Here's what you probably don't know.

The Big Fat Keto Diet Fail

Yes, if you eat fewer calories you'll lose fat. But the keto diet isn't superior for fat loss, and certainly not for muscle gain. Here's the science.