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Tip: Do This 3-Squat Drop Set

Hit a new squat PR by using this smart mechanical drop set to improve your technique and strengthen any weak links. Check it out.

Tip: Avoid This Dumb Workout Trend

It's not CrossFit. It's not HIIT. It's an ugly blend of the two. And it needs to go away. Here's why.

Exposed! 11 Things Experts Did Wrong

If you could start all over again in the gym, what would you change? We asked our top coaches and experts. Their answers are enlightening.

Tip: Avoid the Goal Vampires

There are people in your life that want to suck out your energy and hold you back. Here's how to spot them and what to do about it.

Tip: Don't Be a Dieter, Be a Metabolic Detective

Most diet plans are made for people who can't think for themselves. Here's a smarter way to strip off the fat.

Tip: A Quick Guide to Hardcore Sleeping

Inadequate sleep reduces insulin sensitivity and makes you fat. Here's why and how to get more restorative sleep.

Tip: The 6-Minute TGU Workout

All you need is six minutes and a kettlebell for this tough metabolic conditioning workout. Check it out.

Tip: Break This Rule to Build Your Chest

To build your pecs, sometimes you have to break the rules. Here are two ways to do it.

Tip: Nail Your Abs With Partial Pulses

By improving the activation and recruitment of the core, you'll increase your strength in the big lifts. Here's how to do it.

Tip: The 1-Second Organic Test

There's a simple way to tell if the fruits or vegetables you're buying are chemical-free. Here it is.

Tip: Know Your Food Intake

Not making gains? It's probably more diet-related than training-related. Here's a reality check.

Tip: Train Your Strong Side First

Correct strength imbalances and bring up your weak points by using this counterintuitive training method. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Worrying About This "Toxic" Chemical

No need to panic. This much-feared compound won't turn you into a ballerina. Here's the real story.

Tip: Don't Neglect Light Weights for Muscle Growth

Chances are, you're not training light enough to build muscle at an optimal rate. Wait, what? Check out this controversial new study.

Fat Loss: 5 Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Trying to get lean? Even experienced lifters make these diet and training mistakes. Are you?

Tip: Use A False Grip On Overhead Presses

The conventional grip mucks up your form and keeps you from developing real overhead strength. Here's why.

Tip: Here's Why You Have Puny Shoulders

Everyone thinks they know how to train delts, but very few have mountains under their T-shirts. Here's what they're missing.

Tip: A New Way to Build Wide Delts

Band training is kinda weenie. But adding bands to dumbbells will blow up your delts. Here's exactly how to do it.

Tip: Do THIS to Rip More Pounds Off the Ground

Here's a great accessory exercise that'll really boost your deadlift numbers. Take a look!

Tip: Drop the Frankenstein Exercises

Trying to fit more work into less time has its advantages. But a mash-up of exercises will limit your gains. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Measure Your Gains With This Method

If you're only judging the effectiveness of your workouts by how sore you get, you're a newbie. Here's how to gauge actual progress.

Tip: 20-Minute Bench & Chin-Up Challenge

Test your bench press, chin-up, and conditioning with this brutal (but smart) challenge. Check it out!

Tip: Before Your Leg Workout, Do This Exercise

Perform this exercise before squats, especially if you've been sitting a lot. Your squats will feel great! Check it out.

Tip: Do This Exercise FIRST on Back Day

Some of your back muscles are functionally shortened. Doing this movement first will get them ready for smooth, heavy lifting.