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The 500 Workout

It's time to shake up your workout, stimulate new muscle gains, and lose some fat. Try this training template.

How to Hit a Triple Bodyweight Deadlift

It takes a special breed of animal to be able to deadlift 3X his bodyweight. Here's how to become one.

Tip: One Exercise for Triceps and Abs

Two birds, one stone. Two muscle groups, one exercise. Check this out and give it a shot.

Tip: Nail Your Upper Glutes

Train your maximus, but don't forget about your medius. Hit the upper glutes hard with this unique exercise variation.

Stronger Wrists, Bigger Lifts

Wrist pain is common for those who lift big. Kill the pain by strengthening them and adding mobility. Here's what to do.

8 Inconvenient Truths About Ab Training

Most of us know how to train a muscle, but most of it seems to get flushed down the toilet when it comes to abs. Here's what you need to know.

The Best Way to Get Motivated for the Gym

It's time to get ramped up, jacked up and turned on. We ask 8 pros for their very best advice about training motivation. Their answers are surprising.

Tip: Build Your Glutes, Boost Athleticism

Add this exercise to your program if you want complete leg and glute development that transfers perfectly into sports.

The 11 Worst Squat Mistakes

The squat may be the king of all exercises, but it's also the one that's screwed up the most. Are you making any of these mistakes?

Tip: Do 100 Band Pull-Aparts

Use this cheap little tool to build big healthy shoulders. Here's how.

6 Best Exercises for Strength

You probably don't need dozens of movements to develop strength and size - you just need the six very best ones. This is all killer, no filler!

Tip: Fix This Tiny Muscle and Lift Heavier

Does your butt hurt on long car rides? Need frequent trips to the chiropractor? Have pain down your leg? Here's the problem and how to fix it.

7 Ways to Fix Anterior Pelvic Tilt

Fix this common posture problem. Not only will you look better, but you'll get better results from training.

Tip: Do the Javelin Press for Shoulders

Start your next delt workout with this unique exercise to activate the nervous system. Check out the benefits here.

Pull-Ups Vs. Chin-Ups

We look to science to find out which exercise reins supreme for lats, traps, and biceps. Bonus: Two cool tricks to get better results with both.

Tip: Do the Pike Rollout for Core Strength

This exercise activates every part of your abs and obliques, and it's tougher than it looks! Here's how to do it.

Ladies, 6 Reasons NOT To Compete

Bodybuilding stages are booming with herds of women. Are you planning to be one of them? Before you go any further, read this.

Tip: Ditch the Decline Sit-Up

The injury potential outweighs the benefits, plus there's a much better exercise for abs. Check it out.

Tip: Use the 40 Reps Method for Growth

Stop thinking in sets. Instead, think about load and total reps. You'll get better results. Here's how.

Tip: Do Spoto Presses to Boost Your Bench Press

Do you get stuck at the bottom in your bench press PR attempts? This exercise will help. Check it out.

You're Fat. Asians Aren't. Here's Why.

The myths stop here. Here's what you can and can't learn from Asian cultures about health and longevity. You may be surprised.

CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

4 Back Exercises You're Screwing Up

Even advanced lifters mess up these exercises. Fix these four common mistakes to build a bigger, stronger back. Here's how.

How to Trigger Size Gains Every Workout

Only training heavy won't build much muscle. Only training light won't either. Here's a tough workout plan that leaves nothing out.