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To keep muscle and lose more fat, do morning cardio in a "post-absorptive" state. Here's how.

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Tip: End Every Workout With Your Worst Lift

Pick one lift and do 3-4 sets at 80% of your max at the end of every training session. Here's why.

Tip: For Deadlifts, Put Your Armpits Over the Bar

This puts you in a safer, more efficient position for big pulls and new PRs. Here's why.

Tip: Superset for Spinal Health & Increased Strength

Do an exercise that deloads the spine immediately after one that loads it heavily. You'll get stronger and keep the spine healthy. Here's how.

Meat and Cancer

The research is questionable, but even if there is a link between meat and cancer there are 8 things you can do to prevent the risks. Check 'em out.

Tip: Take the 4-Minute Front-Squat Challenge

If you can do this, you're officially a bad-ass. If not, well, just trying it will make you a bad-ass. Check it out.

The 4 Riskiest Types of Exercise

These training styles are all good, if you know what in the heck you're doing. Most people don't. That includes you. Check out the list.

Tip: Train Movements First, Muscles Second

Isolation work has its place, but most of your workout program should revolve around these 6 major movement patterns.

Tip: Squeeze Your Glutes for Better Abs

Contracting the glutes during ab-wheel rollouts works the core musculature harder and fires up the abs.

Tip: Kill Bad Gut Bacteria to Stop Cravings

Cravings aren't all in your head. They're partly caused by what's going on in your gut. Here's how to fix it and kill the cravings.

Tip: Fire Up Your Glutes With This Exercise

This is like a concentration curl for your butt. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Do Harder, Fewer Reps for Great Abs

Recruit more muscle by tensing hard before every rep of an ab exercise.

No Show, No Problem

People try to persuade fit females to get on stage. And the ones who aren't interested often second guess why they even lift. Don't be one of them.

Flexible Training For Faster Gains

Advanced lifters don't just follow training programs blindly. They know when to push and when to back off. Here's how to become one of them.

The 4 Most Abused Words in Fitness

You hear these words all the time, but do you even know what they really mean? It's time to stop it with the nerdy buzzwords and go back to basics. Start here.

Big Brother is Watching You Squat

Trainers get certified and acquire clients by getting results. But the state may soon force them to get licensed and train clients differently.

The NPGL: America's Newest Sport?

Scoot over, CrossFit. Competitive fitness is on the rise. Could it become America's new team sport? You decide.

The 5 Worst Types of Trainers

Like any occupation, the fitness biz has its share of morons and downright delusional characters. Here's how to spot them.

Torch Fat with Free-Weight Finishers

Burn the fat and keep the muscle with these strength-based finishers that can be used in any gym.

5 New Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Think your foam roller is just for warm-ups and mobility? Think again. How to use it to build muscle and get stronger.

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Mark Dugdale "I Go to War!" Video

Check out Mark Dugdale in the new Biotest commercial, and let us know what you think.

Mental Strategies for Getting Results

Stop standing in your own way. These psychological tricks will help you reach your performance and physique goals.

4 Training & Diet Arguments: Resolved!

The scientific facts about machines vs. free weights, calorie quality vs. quantity, hard work vs. genetics, and high volume vs. heavy weight.

Finding Flow: How to Get in the Zone

Reach your physique goals faster. Smash personal records. Make other teams fear you. How? Tap into the flow state. Here's how to do it.

4 Cracks in Your Programming

Too often, advanced lifters allow small errors to slip through the cracks of an otherwise tight program. Here's how to fix them.