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Tip: Build An Iron-Clad Chest Without Iron

Ditch the barbell. Or at least back off traditional benching for a bit and add these exercises to your workouts.

Tip: Build Calves With 8-Second Reps

It's not just genetics. It's that you've been training your calves all wrong. Here's how to hit them right.

The Craziest Thing You've Seen in the Gym

The exorcism, the dominatrix, the pervs, the beatdown, and the case of the missing skivvies. Think your gym is weird? Wait until you read these stories.

Tip: Build Your Butt With Bands

This isn't one of those newbie band exercises either. It's an advanced strength move. Take a look.

Tip: Know Your Training Type

We all fall into one of these two categories. Knowing your type will help keep you motivated. Check it out.

Tip: Challenge Yourself. In the Gym and Out

How weight training can improve your mindset and your entire life.

Tip: Increase Exercise Performance Instantly

Improve your performance on seated rows and biceps curls by doing this trick between sets.

Tip: Get Better Results from Incline Curls

Here's a simple way to make this biceps builder even more effective. Check it out.

Tip: Use Progressive Reps to Build Biceps

If your biceps have stopped growing, it's time to try something new, like this superset. Check it out.

Tip: A New Way to Build Biceps

Yes, it's odd looking. But it's also a super effective way to trigger new arm growth. Take a look.

Tip: Focus On the Big Stuff

You might be standing in the way of your own progress and not even know it. Here's how to zoom out and evaluate your training.

Tip: Progress Stalled? Run This Checklist

No muscle gains? No fat loss? Answer these questions to make sure you have the basics covered.

Tip: Painful Advice for New Coaches & Trainers

New to coaching? Want to train top athletes? Here's a reality check.

Tip: Do the Dead-Stop Row for Back & Core

Build your back and strengthen your core with one awesome exercise. Take a look.

Tip: Avoid the Ballerina Lift-Off

It's a common squat mistake that most people don't even realize they're making. Here's why it's wrong and how to fix it.

Tip: Do the Tabletop Row

Stop butchering the barbell row. Do this accessory exercise, find your form flaws, then get back to heavy rows. Check it out.

Tip: Balance Your Hormones With the Right Veggies

Eat enough of the right vegetables and they'll help you balance your estrogen levels, which can help prevent cancer. Here's what to eat.

Tip: Avoid the Goal Vampires

There are people in your life that want to suck out your energy and hold you back. Here's how to spot them and what to do about it.

Tip: Drink This Milk-Yogurt Hybrid

Here are four reasons to add this nutritional powerhouse to your diet.Why super-strict diets backfire and how to prevent that from happening with buffer foods.

Tip: 3 Ways to Beat Chronic Stress

Your body needs cortisol, but too much will wreck your gains and performance. Here's how to keep it under control.

Tip: The Best Way to Set Gym Goals

What are your goals? Take 3 minutes and outline them like this. You'll be twice as likely to reach them.

Tip: The Best Grip For Pain-Free Pressing

Here's how to find your best grip on dumbbell bench presses, a grip that'll allow you to press without pain AND build muscle.

Tip: A New Way to Build a Powerful Chest

Chances are, you've never tried this pec-builder before. Check it out.

Tip: Do Only New Exercises for 3 Weeks

Many top strength athletes do this. Here's why you should do it too.