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Tip: Fix Your Cranky Shoulders and Ugly Posture

This quick drill does it all: makes your shoulders feel good, loosens up your stiff back, and even helps with posture. Try it.

Tip: The Handcuff Drill for Healthy Delts

No, you don't need to get arrested. Just do this exercise to keep your shoulders healthy and mobile. Take a look.

Tip: The Double Kettlebell Delt Builder

This lift will build your shoulders, but your entire body will be punished too – from glutes to lats. Check it out.

Tip: Know Your Training Type

We all fall into one of these two categories. Knowing your type will help keep you motivated. Check it out.

Tip: Challenge Yourself. In the Gym and Out

How weight training can improve your mindset and your entire life.

Tip: Strengthen Your Grip to Lift Heavier

Weak grip? Small hands? You need to add this exercise to your program. It works fast! Check it out.

Tip: The Missing Chest Exercise

Here's how to increase muscle fiber recruitment to build bigger, stronger pecs. And most people never even do it.

Tip: A New Way to Build Biceps

Yes, it's odd looking. But it's also a super effective way to trigger new arm growth. Take a look.

6 Ways to Build Muscle Under 20 Minutes

Most workouts take too much time and you get too little out of them. Here are 6 ways to make your workouts tougher and a lot more time efficient.

Tip: The Best Cardio Machine in the Gym

The treadmill is for newbies and grannies. Try this out to ramp up your conditioning. It'll even boost brain power. Really.

Tip: Stop It With The Obsessive Counting!

Here's how "over-quantification syndrome" leads to poor results with training and diet.

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: A Better Way to Overhead Press

Many athletes and bodybuilders are dropping the overhead press and replacing it with this safer alternative. Check it out.

Tip: The 2 Most Common Diet Mistakes

There are two long-term solutions to yo-yo dieting and bad eating habits, but not many people want to hear them. Too bad.

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: A New Way to Build a Powerful Chest

Chances are, you've never tried this pec-builder before. Check it out.

Tip: Don't Blindly Follow Any Program or Coach

Be the boss, think for yourself, and stop being a doormat. Here's how.

Tip: How to Foam Roll on Rest Days

It's different than how you do it before or after workouts. Here's a quick guide and video.

Bench Like a Beast

Bench press like a monster, not like your mommy. These 5 exercises and the included program will blow up your bench, guaranteed.

Tip: Don't Forget Your Micros

Sure, the macros – protein, carbohydrate and fat – are important, but bodybuilders shouldn't overlook micronutrients. Here's why.

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 10-Second Core Killer

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

Tip: Train to Failure, Conservatively

Lifting until you can't do another rep can build muscle, but only if you plan it wisely. Here are the details you need to know.