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A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.

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Tip: Reverse Your Romanian Deadlift

Use this exercise to ingrain a good hip hinge, make your lower back feel better, and build a bigger deadlift.

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Tip: The Guillotine Press

For chest development, do a light bench press to the neck. A good scheme is 6 sets of 6 reps with 20-second rest periods.

Tip: Burn More Calories Outside of the Gym

Here's how to boost your energy expenditure and track it.

The Complete Guide to Bulking and Cutting

Here's how to adjust your nutrition to match your training goal. It covers mass phases, fat loss phases, and maintenance phases.

Tip: How to Develop an Adonis Belt

Here's how to build the sexiest muscle there is.

The Effects of Mild Cycles

Some men use tiny doses of testosterone for hormone replacement therapy. Others use massive amounts for bodybuilding. But what are the effects of “light” cycles? Here's the science.

Tip: Warm Up Fast and Kill It

Turn on your nervous system, increase core temp, get mobile, and kill your workout. Here's how.

The Strong Lifter's Guide to Healthy Knees

Leg day shouldn't involve knee pain. Here's how to make your knees feel great again so you lift heavier and crush PRs.

Tip: Mouth Guards for Bodybuilding?

Do these really make you stronger like some companies claim? Here's the real science.

Tip: The Mirror is the Ultimate Judge

Forget about how much you weigh. Here are some better ways to track your progress.

Tip: The Number One Hip Thrust Mistake

It's one of the best exercises for glutes... if you do it right. Here's where most people get it wrong.

Tip: The Real Cause of Muscle Cramps

It's not dehydration. Here's the real problem and how to prevent it.

Tip: Step Up and Compete

Studies show how competition allows you to achieve things you couldn't have otherwise. Check this out.

Tip: The Power of Urgency and Accountability

You need to feel the pressure to find your true potential. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: The Truth About Catch-Up Sleep

Does sleeping in on weekends help you make up for poor weekday sleep? Or does it just make you fatter? Science has taken a look.

Tip: How to Increase Your Sex Drive

A new study says we've been looking for libido in all the wrong places. Here's the truth about testosterone, estrogen and sex drive.

Tip: Two Truths About Training

To stay motivated in the gym, you need to know the truth about training and making progress. In fact, you need to know two truths.

Arm Training for Natural Lifters

Not genetically blessed? Not a friend of the needle? Then you have to be smarter about your biceps and triceps training. Here's what to do.

Tip: Eat This Food for Better Sex

Oh yeah, and it builds muscle, too.

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Tip: 3 Bench Press Grips

Here's how to choose the right grip for your goal and the pros and cons of each.

The Ultimate Grip Strength Test

Take your strength to the next level with this simple 60-second challenge. Then, build a bone-crushing grip. Here's how.

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Tip: The Cossack Squat

Master this movement and deep squats will be no problem for you.

Tip: How to Naturally Control Anxiety

Anxiety sucks, but the side effects of anxiety drugs can ruin your workouts. Here's a natural way to calm the heck down.

Build Your Abs With a Barbell

Eight challenging ways to build your abs and boost core strength. All you need is a barbell and a high pain tolerance.

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