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Tip: Unlock New Gains

Here's the smart way to build training intensity and keep the gains coming.

Tip: Get Better Results from Incline Curls

Here's a simple way to make this biceps builder even more effective. Check it out.

Tip: Set Your Quads on Fire

Build those toothpick legs with this painful but effective squatting method. Check it out.

Tip: Ladder the Deadlift

New to deadlifting or just getting back into it? Here's the smart way to prepare your body in just four workouts

Tip: Progress Stalled? Run This Checklist

No muscle gains? No fat loss? Answer these questions to make sure you have the basics covered.

Tip: Painful Advice for New Coaches & Trainers

New to coaching? Want to train top athletes? Here's a reality check.

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.

Sex Appeal, Fitness, and Fat Shaming

Is our standard of beauty too harsh? Is leanness unfairly prized? Here's what science and history have to say about fitness, fatness, and our preferences.

Tip: Ladies, Stop Training Abs Like a Man

Yes, work your abs, but these common mistakes can lead to a wider, blockier waist.

Tip: Use Bi-Phasic Stretching To Boost Gains

Recover faster from tough workouts and prepare your body to hit it hard again. Here's how.

Tip: Do Low-Level Cardio for Recovery

Tap into your cardio-respiratory system to aid in central systemic-based recovery. Here's how.

Tip: Build Pull-Up Strength in 10 Minutes

Struggling with your pull-ups or chin-ups? Here's a smart progression method to help you break that rep plateau.

Tip: Lift Longer, Run Longer With This Compound

This legal substance burns fat and builds muscle. And now new research shows it increases muscle endurance, too. Check it out.

Smart Idea, Terrible Results

Tempo prescriptions (like 4010 and 3212) seem like a good idea, but sadly they make people weaker and smaller. Here's why, plus a better method.

Tip: The Right and Wrong Way to Stretch Hip Flexors

Yes, you need to stretch your hip flexors, but you'd better do it right. Here's what you need to know.

PR in 2 Weeks, Guaranteed

The simplest training methods to help you squat and deadlift heavier, plus a 30-second warm-up everyone should be doing.

Tip: The Worst Way to Stretch Your Chest

Most people really mess up this common pec stretch. Here's why you should avoid it and what you should replace it with.

Tip: Know Your Food Intake

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

Tip: The Russian Special Forces Challenge

They wore body armor. You can just use a belt to add weight. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Build Your Consistency Muscle

There's only one way to be consistent in the gym. And the delicate snowflakes out there don't want to hear it. Here it is anyway.

The Not-So Scary Truth About Sweeteners

You've heard the scary stories. Now it's time to look at the actual science and unclench a little. Here's what you haven't heard.

The 5 Rules of Workout Challenges

Fitness is filled with workout challenges and WODs. And most of them are stupid. Here are three smart ones that take only 10-15 minutes. Bonus: How to design your own.

Tip: Build Delts with Tempo Contrast Training

This crazy-looking muscle-builder is simple but hard! And you've probably never tried it before. Take a look here.

Tip: Try the Ultimate Chill Pill

This natural adaptogen has been shown to reduce excess cortisol caused by mental stress and hard training. Take a look.