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The 6 Laws of Lifting

If your gains in strength or size have come to a halt, you're probably breaking one of these time-tested training principles. Find out here.

The Complete Guide to Barbell Squats

To be strong, you have to squat. But which barbell variation is best for you? Low bar, high bar, front, overhead? Find out here.

3 Brutal Challenges for Strength & Stamina

Time to go outside and get ugly. Revive your inner warrior and do these three nasty strength and stamina drills once a week.

Protein Trickery: Nitrogen Spiking

Some companies have been ripping you off by selling protein supplements spiked with cheap fillers passed off as real protein. Here's how to avoid the scam.

Strength Training Tricks: What Works?

There are tricks and cues that supposedly increase strength in the squat, bench, and deadlift. Some work, some don't. Here's the truth.

No Show, No Problem

People try to persuade fit females to get on stage. And the ones who aren't interested often second guess why they even lift. Don't be one of them.

The Truth About GMOs

Billions of genetically modified (GM) foods have been eaten over the last few decades with no problems. Then why is everyone so afraid? Find out here.

Flexible Training For Faster Gains

Advanced lifters don't just follow training programs blindly. They know when to push and when to back off. Here's how to become one of them.

The 4 Most Abused Words in Fitness

You hear these words all the time, but do you even know what they really mean? It's time to stop it with the nerdy buzzwords and go back to basics. Start here.

7 Things You Need to Dominate CrossFit

CrossFit is no longer a game of endurance. To compete at a high level, you need all seven of these skills and athletic qualities.

5 Cool Things To Make With Protein Powder

Dessert doesn't have to be packed with sugar and flour. Stay lean and build muscle while eating these protein-packed desserts.

CrossFit Is Not A Fad

They call it a fad, but they couldn't be more wrong. CrossFit is more than just exercise and it'll outlast its haters. Here's why.

The Number One Coaching Mistake

Athletes need to be strong to dominate the competition. Ironically, some strength coaches put strength on the backburner. Here's where they're going wrong.

Eccentric Training for More Muscle

Eccentric training, especially when you “accentuate” it by strategic means, is the best kept secret to hypertrophy and strength.

5 Ways You're Wasting Time in the Gym

Think you're making the best use of your gym time? Yeah, probably not. It's time to get accountable and get smarter about your workouts. Here's how.

Dessert Pizza For Lifters

Turn protein powder into pizza... dessert pizza. Raspberry cheesecake dessert pizza that won't make you fat, to be specific. Here's how.

Live Longer, Live Stronger

Resveratrol is known for its health benefits, but it also increases testosterone, blocks estrogen, naturally boost performance, and improves body composition.

Big Brother is Watching You Squat

Trainers get certified and acquire clients by getting results. But the state may soon force them to get licensed and train clients differently.

Kelly Starrett, Mobility, and CrossFit

Kelly Starrett is a physical therapist and expert on movement and injury prevention. Here's his take on the current state and future of CrossFit.

CrossFitters, You're Too Weak

Explosive movements make you faster, but there's more to strength than the concentric portion of a lift. Stop being a weakling on the lowering.

Squat Depth: The Final Answer

Stop listening to uneducated jackasses when it comes to squat depth. You can figure out what's best for your anatomy with these tests. Here's how.

The Secret to Training Motivation

There are two personality types when it comes to training. Find out which one you are and you'll stay motivated and get results.

The NPGL: America's Newest Sport?

Scoot over, CrossFit. Competitive fitness is on the rise. Could it become America's new team sport? You decide.

16 Proven Ways to Build Muscle

Bored? Stuck in a rut? Here are 16 surefire workout protocols to jumpstart your training, get you motivated, and build more muscle.