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Tip: Two Rotational Exercises for a Powerful Core

Punch like Tyson. Kick like a mule. Use these two proven moves to crank up your core strength.

Stuff We Like – Personal Care 1

Even hardcore lifters need to clean up nice every once in a while. We tested out dozens of products. Here are our favorites.

30 Days of Shoulders: 21-30

Fix your shoulders then make them huge. Ten more tips you need to know.

Tip: Do Sprint Snacks to Build Conditioning

New research shows short bouts of high-intensity cardio done throughout the day work just as well as doing them all at once. Info here.

Tip: We Might Have Been Wrong About Diabetes

New research proves a single high-carb, high-calorie meal might end up causing long-term damage to your insulin sensitivity.

Tip: Two Back Muscles You're Missing

To build a topographic back, you need more than lat exercises. Here's what you're missing plus two exercises to target those muscles.

Question of Nutrition 10

The doc weighs in on meal frequency, calorie counting, and the use of Clomid for boosting testosterone.

Tip: Tall? Squat Like This

If you're on the lanky side, this is a better leg builder than the back squat.

Question of Strength 57

Choose the right lifts for your limb length, stop stimulating your traps during shoulder exercises, and find out if your fitness tracker is crap.

Tip: 1 Dumbbell, 4 Nasty Finishers

These workout finishers do more than build work capacity; they build muscle too.

Tip: Test Your Stability in One Minute

It's the ultimate lower-body stability test and it only takes 60 seconds. Try this now.

Tip: The Chocolate Chip Cookie for Lifters

These high-protein cookies will make you as happy as a stubby guy on squat day. Get the simple recipe here.

Tip: Make Your Own Protein Bars!

Use this easy recipe to whip up your own portable protein. No oven required.

Tip: The 30-Second Weakness Finder

Find your weaknesses in half a minute with this full-body scan. Then, of course, fix them! Here's how.

Tip: Protein Poppers with a Kick

Need some energy? Need a hit of protein too? These easy-to-make mocha balls have you covered.

Tip: Shut the Hell Up About Eggs

A new study tells us that eggs will kill you after all. Should you listen to it? Here's some perspective.

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Tip: Are Overhead Kettlebell Swings Worth It?

American (overhead) kettlebell swings aren't for everyone, but is there ever a place for them? Well, yes and no.

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Tip: The Rogue Shrug

This combo of shrugs and mini-rows will really build middle and upper traps, as well as the rhomboids.

Question of Strength 53

Coaches and steroid users, the best trap exercises, Russian vs. American kettlebell swings, and box jumps for conditioning.

Tip: The College Diet For Iron Addicts

What's a good diet for college kids who can't spend a lot? Get the answer here.

Tip: Low-T Men Are Angry and Moody

Testosterone gets blamed when some d-bag flies into a rage, but this study shows it's the low-T men you have to watch out for.

Tip: Use Isometrics to Boost Your Deadlift

Looks weird, works great! Here's how to do it.

Tip: The Tempo-Challenge Leg Press

Get more out of the leg press with these three variations that increase time under tension.

Tip: The Deadlift for a Bigger, Better Butt

Smoke your entire lower body, especially your glutes. Try this.