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Tip: Put Your Gut Health First

You are what you eat, right? Not really. Here's what you need to know.

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: What Natural Lifters Can Learn From Arnold

No, the natty guy shouldn't train exactly like Schwarzenegger, but he should copy Arnold and do this.

Tip: Stop Using Fish Oil Made For Women

Testosterone lowers DHA levels, so why do 99% of fish oil supplements short-change men on this vital fatty acid? Here's what you need to know.

Tip: The Best Trap Exercise You're Not Doing

People will look at you funny when you do this exercise. That's okay, your traps will be bigger and stronger than theirs. Take a look.

Tip: Build Traps in the Calf Machine

Sounds weird, but it works. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Add a Booster Workout to Your Week

It doesn't matter if your main goal is to get bigger, get stronger, or get ripped. This "booster" session will get you there faster. Check it out.

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 Pull-Up That Builds Your Whole Back

This exercise might be too tough for you, but even just a few reps will fire up your upper back and lats. Take a look.

Tip: The 10-Second Core Killer

This exercise makes even the hardest plank variation seem easy. Check it out and give it a shot.

Tip: Forget the IT Band

Foam rolling the IT band is popular, but it's not doing what you think it's doing. Here's what's really going on, plus a better method.

Tip: Burn Until You're Big

Good news: This hypertrophy training technique works fast. Bad news: It feels like your muscles are on fire. Try it if you dare.

Tip: Drink More Green Tea

You've heard about its mild fat-burning benefits. Here's how to really crank them up.

Tip: Find Your Power Position on the Deadlift

Here's a little trick to help you find the perfect stance for a bigger, safer pull.

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: Train Your Strong Side First

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

IFBB Pro Talks Faith, Family, and Iron

In a sport full of negative stereotypes, Mark Dugdale stands apart. His humble approach may inspire you. His training regimen definitely will.

Tip: The Sad Truth About the Bench Press

The world's favorite chest exercise isn't that great at building the pecs. Here's why, plus some better exercise choices.

Tip: Burn Fat and Build Muscle Between Sets

Rest periods are for wimps. Okay, that's not quite true. But there is a better way to use them. Here's how.

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 Improve Your Front Squat

Hate front squats? Well, they hate you too. Do this accessory exercise to take control and master them.

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: Make This Decision, Make More Gains

Before you ever step foot into the gym, you have a big choice to make. That choice will determine everything. Here it is.