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Tip: Blast Fat with the Kettlebell Squat Ladder

This is tough and it'll leave you gasping for air. In other words, you'll love it. Check it out.

Tip: Tighten Your Workouts With A Timer

Lose fat, stay focused, and increase work capacity with this simple tool. Here's how.

Tip: Fight the Light and Sleep Better

No sleep, no gains. Here's how to get better sleep and maximize recovery.

Tip: Know Thyself. Experiment with Programming

Find your best training strategy. Four methods every lifter needs to try. Check 'em out.

Tip: Take the 30-Second Front Squat Challenge

Test your mettle AND improve your squat numbers with this brutal challenge. Check it out.

Tip: Do the Constant Tension Alternate Curl

Add this to your biceps training to trigger new muscle growth. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Do the Gironda Perfect Curl

This classic exercise is tough, but it'll build your biceps much better than standard curls. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Do Some Wogging and Wunning

Get ripped without losing muscle mass. Here's how.

Tip: Eat More Cooked Tomatoes

To get all the health benefits of tomatoes, you have to cook them. Here's why, plus some tips.

Tip: Do the Lateral Shuttle Run

It'll make you a better athlete and prevent knee and ankle injuries. Here's how to set it up.

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.

Tip: Take This Squat Challenge

This workout only takes 9 minutes. Note: These will be the worst 9 minutes of your life. Check it out.

Tip: Eat More White Potatoes

Think potatoes are "bad" carbs because of some study you heard about? Turns out the studies were bad, not the spuds. Here's the truth.

Tip: Do Broad Jumps Before Lifting

Do these before weight training and you'll recruit more muscle during your workout. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Step-Through Lunge

Walking lunges, backward lunges, static lunges... you've tried them all. But we bet you've never tried this. Check it out.

Tip: Do the Blitzkrieg Triple Press

Blast your chest with this unique dumbbell bench press variation. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Do the Constant-Tension Curl

Stretch out those shirtsleeves by adding this unique exercise variation to your arm training plan. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Bring Up a Puny Muscle Like This

Got small quads, a weak chest, or lagging triceps? Here's the smart way to bring them up to par.

Tip: Moderate Your Antioxidant Intake

Too many antioxidants is not better than too few, and may do more harm than good. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Pair Kettlebell Swings with Planks

Not only will this workout rip off the fat, it'll teach you to breathe correctly when fatigued. Check it out.

Tip: Eat More to Build, But Not That Much More

Yes, you need to consume plenty of quality calories to gain muscle, but many lifters take it too far. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Stop Overusing Belts and Wraps

Sometimes they're needed, and sometimes you're just setting yourself up for future injury. Here's why.

Tip: Two New Ways to Build Bigger Traps

Finish off your traps with these unique exercise variations.

Tip: Avoid NSAIDS and Icing Sore Muscles

When you ice or use pain killers after a tough workout, you're actually putting the brakes on muscle growth. Here's why.