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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.

Tip: Trigger New Triceps Growth

Tag this onto the end of arm day and you'll get the best pump of your life... and stimulate new muscle growth.

Tip: Is Dry Needling Right for You?

Treat muscle pain and restore movement with this method. Don't like needles? Don't watch this video!

Tip: The Best Set-Rep Scheme You've Never Tried

Still doing 3 sets of 10? Then it's time to stimulate new muscle growth with this proven loading method. Check it out.

Tip: Deadlift Barefoot. Here's Why.

Want to get better results from big pulls? Take your shoes off. Here's why, plus info on "active vs. passive" foot.

Tip: Get Shredded With Density Training

Want to replace cardio with lifting? Increase your training density. Here's how to do it.

Top Tools for Beat Up Athletes

Feeling banged up from lifting or sports? Here are some cool new ways to prevent and treat common problems.

Tip: How Much Protein You REALLY Need

How much protein does the lifter or athlete need? Well, a lot more than most RDA quoting nutritionists will tell you. Here are the facts.

Tip: Manipulate Intensity, Volume, and Frequency

Smart training will allow you to recover. Strategize the most important variables to recover quickly and make faster gains. Here's how.

7 Proven Squat & Deadlift Boosters

There's more to obliterating squat and deadlift sticking points than just increasing volume. Here are 7 ways to do it.

Tip: 2 Things Every Lifter Must Do to Improve

Some people can't escape the newbie phase. Others get stuck at the intermediate level. Both groups are making the same mistakes. Are you?

Tip: Take the 100 Rep Deadlift Challenge

Can you beat this test in 10 minutes? Take a look at the details and give it a shot.

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 Size & Strength in the Same Workout

If your training makes you sacrifice strength just to look good, it sucks. Get the best of both worlds with this brutal method.

Tip: Do the Animal Crawl Workout

Beast mode? We'll show you beast mode! See if you can survive this 15-minute metcon challenge.

Tip: 3 Cable Exercises for Strong Abs & Obliques

Abs are made in the kitchen... and at the cable machine. After all, you have to build them too in order to see them. Check out these exercises.

Tip: Learn to Feel the Muscle Working

If you don't feel the muscle, you're wasting your time. Here's how to develop that skill for size or strength gains.

Tip: Bench Press to Lose Fat

Sounds crazy, but this challenging workout will not only test your mettle, it'll set your heart and lungs on fire. In a fun way. Take a look.

Tip: Eat These Foods to Squash Cravings

If you've got the wrong “bugs” in your gut, then you'll suffer from crazy junk food cravings. Here's how to get the right ones in there.

Tip: Use a Balloon to Boost Your Deadlift

Sounds weird because, well, it is kinda weird. But this technique really works! Take a look.

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: Crush Big Weights With This CNS Trick

If your mind doesn't think you're going to hit a new 1RM, you won't. Here's how to fire up your nervous system so that you're up for the task.

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: Train Beyond Failure the Smart Way

There's a right way and a wrong way to train to failure for muscular gains. This is one of the right ways. Check it out.