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Tip: How to Improve Squat Mobility & Stability

One exercise will help with both. The results? A bigger, better squat. 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.

Tip: Stop Warming Up Like a Scrawny Jogger

For weight training workouts, warm-up with movement and address restrictions later. Here's how it's done.

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: Don't Just Get Tired. Get Better.

This is one of the most important lessons you can learn when it comes to choosing a workout plan or a coach. Check it out.

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.

Tip: Choose The Right Weight

Most lifters trying to build muscle are either going too light or too heavy. Here's how to find your sweet spot for hypertrophy.

Tip: Stop Sitting on a Ball

This popular form of self-therapy isn't a good fix, and it can make things worse. Here's why, plus a better way to soothe your butt-hurt.

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: The Worst Way to Stretch Your Chest

Most people really mess up this common pec stretch. Here's why you should avoid it and what you should replace it with.

Tip: Break This Rule to Build Your Chest

To build your pecs, sometimes you have to break the rules. Here are two ways to do it.

Tip: Drink More Green Tea

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

Tip: Stop Doing the Standing Hamstring Stretch

This popular stretch can do more harm than good. Here's why, plus a much better alternative.

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: Lift Better. Think Better. Take This Amino Acid.

This amino improves your focus, mood, energy, and even learning abilities. Here's the science.

Tip: Nail Your Abs With Partial Pulses

By improving the activation and recruitment of the core, you'll increase your strength in the big lifts. Here's how to do it.

Rehab Gone Wrong

Foam rollers, lacrosse balls, back walking, kettlebells. Can these work as tools to fix tightness and pain? Not when you use them like this. Here's what works better.

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: Know Your Food Intake

Not making gains? It's probably more diet-related than training-related. Here's a reality check.

Tip: Don't Use K-Tape Like a Dummy

Does kinesiotape actually do anything? Here's the truth.

Tip: Finish Your Calf Training With This

Hitting your calves hard and not getting results? Before you gripe about genetics, add this to the end of every calf workout.

Tip: The Worst Way to Do Push-Ups

The way most people do push-ups leads to acute and chronic injury to the joints and tissues. Here's how to fix it.

Tip: Better Than Planks

There's more than one way to use isometrics for core strength. Here's one that beats the boring plank.