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Tip: The First Step to Fat Loss

It's surprising how many people miss this step because they get caught up in the details. Let's set things straight.

The Tendonitis Cure

Nagging joint pain - everyone deals with it at some point. But don't think a little time off is going to cure it. Be proactive to get long-term relief. Here's how.

Russian Strength-Skill: The Workouts

How to get big, strong, and lean using training methods inspired by manual labor and the Russian concept of strength-skill.

The 4 Dumbest Forms of Cardio

The four most joint-destroying types of cardio, plus four safer alternatives that burn fat faster.

The Case Against Trap Training

Your traps are puny, and it's probably because you train them directly with shrugs. Here's a better way build your yoke.

You Should be Doing Face Pulls

Fix your posture, build your rear delts, and heal your shoulders. Here’s how to do it.

6 Coaches Weigh in on Pull-Ups

You know you should be doing pull-ups. But what's the best way to attack them? Six of our coaches tell you what works for them.

Hepburn Solution for Strength and Power

A time-tested way to get strong from old-time weightlifter and strongman Doug Hepburn. Check it out.

9 Exercises for a Complete Back

Always doing the same two back exercises? That doesn't cut it. For more size and strength, try these variations.

The Very Best Bodyweight Exercises

Nine butt-kicking bodyweight moves that lifters and athletes need, no matter how advanced they are.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

The Best Training Split You've Never Tried

How many days per week should you train each muscle? The truth is, every muscle group is different. Here's your guide.

5 Alternatives to a Painful Squat

If squatting causes pain in your low back, knees, or shoulders, try one of these pain-free exercises that'll still get you big and strong.

Bulletproof Your Lower Back

Want to build a strong, pain-free lower back? Here's your guide.

Ugly Ab Training

Forget about trying to build pretty abs with crunches. Instead, build nasty-strong abs and they'll look great too. Here's how.

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  • QI: The Russian Training Secret

    A rep is not a rep. Especially when you stretch it out 30 times longer than how it's normally done. Sounds crazy, but so are the gains you'll get from it. Check it out.

    Kettlebells Beat Dumbbells for Biceps

    Training the biceps with kettlebells provides stimulation that dumbbells can't hope to duplicate. Here's how, plus 6 exercises to try out.

    8 Great Rowing Variations

    Meadows lists his top 8 rowing variations and ranks them according to compression, range of motion, and contraction.

    Tip: The Training Method That Improves Everything

    Muscle gains? Check. Fat loss? Check. Strength gains? Check. These types of workouts can do it all. Check 'em out.

    Stop Lying About Your Overhead Press

    Every man should be able to press .75 times his bodyweight overhead. If you can't, or can only do it using bad form, then this is for you.

    The Cure for Weak Glutes

    Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.

    Tip: Use Vinegar to Get Lean & Build Muscle

    Vinegar helps optimize insulin sensitivity. Learn how it works and how much to use.

    A Quick Guide to Perfect Dips

    The best chest exercise isn't the bench press. It's the dip. Here's how to do it right for big pecs, strong triceps, and healthy shoulders.

    The Posture Cure

    What's the point of training if you're always hunched over and hiding your gains? Straighten up to look as strong as you actually are. Here's how.