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Tip: Try the Wobble Squat

Looks crazy, but it's used by strength athletes to train the squat and bulletproof the core. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Get Enough Iodine for Thyroid Health

A mild deficiency can make it harder for you to stay lean. Here's where to get it and how much you need.

Tip: Take These 4 Rowing Challenges

Get your metcon on and have some "fun" too. Here's how.

Tip: Make Healthy "Weight Gainer" Cookies

Protein researchers give these cookies to their test subjects to insure plenty of quality calories are eaten. Now you can make them too.

Tip: Test Your Unilateral Leg Strength

These four challenges will test your lower body strength and give you a heck of a workout. Check 'em out.

Tip: Do the Rack Pull and Chin-Up Superset

This challenging back builder combines compression and decompression exercises for max results. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Master the Push-Back Push-Up

Build your shoulders with this unique delt-dominant push-up variation. Here's how.

Tip: Eat Proffles!

Protein waffles, that is. Easy to make, flour-free, and high protein. Get the recipe here.

Tip: Use the Jettison Technique for Dips

Increase time under tension and build your chest with this excruciatingly awesome drop-set technique.

Tip: How to Foam Roll Your Calves

Foam rolling hurts so good. Problem is, most people aren't using the right methods. Here's how to correctly target the calves.

6 Lifting Strategies That Always Work

Cut through all the complex weight lifting theory with these proven strategies for building strength and muscle.

Tip: Do Partner Flyes for Bigger Pecs

Manual resistance flyes. Yeah, this is gonna hurt. Here's how to do them.

Tip: How Lifters Should Read Lab Results

Get your blood work done? Good. But as an athlete, there are some things you need to know – things your doc may not know.

Tip: Do Fixation-Insertion Super Sets for Biceps

This is brutal. And smart. But mainly brutal. And it'll trigger biceps growth like nothing else. Check it out.

Tip: Plank The Smart Way

If you can hold a plank for several minutes you're doing it wrong. There's a better, safer, more effective way. Check it out.

Tip: Warm Up Your Joints. Here's How.

Lift heavy weights safely and increase range of motion with these four simple drills.

Tip: Send Carbs To Muscle

How to drive nutrients preferentially into muscle cells instead of storing them as body fat.

7 Things You Should Do Before You Die

This isn't your regular bucket list. These are the bodybuilding things you should do before you croak. How many have you checked off?

Tip: Make These Cheesecake Cookies

Easy to make high-protein cookies that will blow your dang mind. Get the healthy recipe here.

Tip: Take the Plank and Push-up Challenge

It's time to shake up your workout. Challenge your friends (or enemies) and see who lasts the longest. Check it out.

Tip: Fire Up the Lats to Deadlift Better

Getting the lats to engage is a game changer for a big deadlift. Try this training technique to make it happen.

Tip: For Muscle Growth, Chase the Pump

The pump isn't just a temporary cosmetic effect, it's essential for muscle growth. Check out this science.

Tip: Build Triceps With Mechanical Drop Sets

Extend the pain to extend the gains. Try this smart technique to build those lagging tri's.

Tip: Build Your Mind-Muscle Connection

It's not broscience, it's science-science. And here's why you need it for optimal muscle growth.