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Big strong guys do it. Small weak guys don't. Here's a hard lesson you may need to learn.

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Tip: Adhere to the 90% Rule

A simple guideline that cuts through the dietary dogma and gets you back on track. Check it out.

Tip: Take the Two-Squat Challenge

Two types of squat, 20 reps, a little pain, a lot of gain. Are you up for it? Check out this nasty leg workout.

Tip: Hit Your Abs in a Whole New Way

Warning: This abdominal-focused tri-set will leave you sore as hell. Do it anyway. Here's how.

Tip: Stop Making This Diet Mistake

Most people think they need to cut carbs and calories on their days off. They're wrong. Here's why.

Tip: Use Training Programs Wisely

Let your program be your guide, but be prepared for detours. Here's how.

Tip: Build Yourself Up, Don't Tear Others Down

Here's an easy way to spot a real jerk (in the gym or out) and avoid becoming one yourself.

Tip: 10 Ways to Challenge Your Body and Grow

Muscle growth is an adaptive response. No challenge, no gains. Are you using at least a few of these progression methods?

Tip: Do 20 Reps With Your 10 Rep Max

Sounds crazy, but it works when you use the ladder method. Here's how to do it for size gains.

Tip: Auto-Regulate Your Rest Periods

A new study on rest between sets may change the way you train, especially if your goal is hypertrophy. Check this out.

Tip: Get More Magnesium

Most lifters and athletes are deficient, and that can really screw up their workouts. Here's how much you need and where to get it.

Tip: Simplify the Deadlift

Everything you need to know about the deadlift in one sentence. Really. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Rowing With Excessive ROM

Using full range of motion is good, except when it's bad and leads to injury. Here's how to fix this common form mistake.

Tip: Do the Dumbbell Snatch

Increase power and boost athleticism with this explosive exercise that can be done in any gym.

Tip: Do the One-Arm Bench Press With Iso-Hold

Adding an isometric hold to this classic exercise will demolish your pecs and build core strength. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Boost Intensity With These 6 Techniques

Has muscle growth stalled? Add any or all of these lifting methods to your lifting program.

Tip: Try This Quick & Dirty Calf Fix

Small calves? Stop blaming genetics and use this shock-training method.

Tip: Fix Your Diet. Stop Ignoring the Obvious.

Disregard the quick-fix advice that most women's magazines are pedaling these days. Zero in on the big habitual blunders.

Fine-Tuning the Clean

You don't have to be a competitive Olympic lifter to benefit from the clean. Build power and explosiveness with one lift. Here's how.

Tip: Punch the Barbell for Bigger Biceps

Actually, your partner punches the bar while you hold an isometric. Here's how that works and how to do it.

Tip: Do 4 Exercises for Forearms and Grip

We bet you haven't tried these unique exercises. Add a few to the end of your workouts to cure PFS – Puny Forearm Syndrome.

Tip: Test Your Unilateral Leg Strength

These four challenges will test your lower body strength and give you a heck of a workout. Check 'em out.

Tip: Set Higher Rep PRs

Hitting a new one rep max is great, but setting an 8 or 10RM will also help you reach your goals. Here's why.

Tip: Use the Jettison Technique for Dips

Increase time under tension and build your chest with this excruciatingly awesome drop-set technique.

The Two-Second Muscle Builder

Leave your ego in the locker room, use this tough training method, and makes some real gains. Here's how.