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3 Ways to Power Up Your Glutes

Build superhero legs and glutes by combining three powerful cues while squatting or deadlifting.

Omega-7: The Lifter's Fatty Acid

Want to be leaner, healthier, and build more muscle? Get more Omega-7's in your diet. Here's why, plus the foods you need to eat.

The Most Painful Way to Build Muscle

Double muscle thickness? A new study showed that one training method may just be able to do it... if you can handle the pain.

3 Keys to a Big Raw Squat

Separate the advice you need from the advice you need to disregard. And get your squat up already!

10 Ways to Un-Suck Diet Food

Get ripped, get healthy, and get rid of those boring-ass salads. Here are 10 weird ways to make diet foods tastier and easier to prepare.

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.

Traps Are the New Abs

Every skinny, weak guy has abs. Big deal. Traps are the true sign of strength. Here's how to make yours huge.

10 Things Every Lifter Should Try

What training strategies and exercises work best for you? Only you can figure that out. Here's a smart list to help you get started.

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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  • 8 Workout Mistakes You're Probably Making

    Training abs at the wrong time, using dumb supersets, “pulling a CrossFit,” and other programming mistakes that nearly everyone makes.

    The Stage System

    One training system to rule them all? Whether your goal is strength, size, or athletic speed, this method will take you to the next level.

    4 Sleep Strategies for Athletes

    Sleep like a baby, perform like a beast. Here are four cool sleep strategies to get the job done.

    Log Your Training Like a Boss

    If you're not recording your workouts, you're wasting your time. Here are the essentials your training journal needs to contain.

    5 Things Exercise Nazis Get Wrong

    They advocate good form and safety, but are they keeping you small and weak? Train like a fragile flower and you'll look like one too.

    The Master Switch for More Muscle & Less Fat

    Increase cellular levels of AMPK and you can get lean and muscular much easier. Plus, it might even help you live a lot longer.

    11 Guidelines for a Great Bench Press

    Weak benchers do flyes, pec deck, and machine presses – everything except what they need to be doing, which is bench, bench, bench.

    The Truth About Barefoot Training

    The barefoot-training trend started strong, but ended with armies of people with gimpy feet. They were on the right track, though. Here's what they did wrong.

    Top 5 Exercises for Real World Performance

    Functional training doesn't mean doing silly circus tricks with baby weights. Here are five functional exercises that actually work.

    The Beautiful, Ugly Truth About Competing

    Women who decide to compete will have one of two experiences. They'll either grow from it or be destroyed by it. Are you ready to step on stage?

    The 12 Minute Fix for Abs and Glutes

    Work the core, glutes, and even shoulders together while burning loads of body fat in one excruciating exercise sequence.

    Bodybuilder Breaks World Squat Record

    Pro bodybuilder Amit Sapir shattered the world record in the raw squat. Ten minutes later, he did it again. Here's how.

    Build Glutes That Melt The Internet

    Even if you deadlift and squat, you may still be missing something in your quest for the ultimate athletic booty.

    The Top 10 Bodyweight Exercises

    In the world of bodyweight strength training, the possibilities and challenges are truly limitless. Are you ready to take them on?

    3 Shoulder Killers to Avoid

    Three trendy exercises that wreck your delts and keep your orthopedic surgeon in business. Plus the exercise you need to do to fix your shoulders.