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Tip: The Right and Wrong Way to Cable Crunch

Wickedly effective ab exercise, if you're doing it correctly. You're probably not. Here's the definitive guide.

Tip: The Number One Thing That Needs to Change

The longer you've been lifting hard, the more this advice applies.

Tip: The Right Way to Use a Chest Machine

Chest press machines work, but they can also wreck your joints. Here's how to get around that.

6 Reasons You Should Never Open a Gym

Ever wonder what it'd be like to run a gym? Most lifters do. But don't let the fantasy fool you. It can be pretty terrible.

Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

Training three days a week allows for greater frequency, better recovery, and better compliance. Here's why it works and how to build a program.

The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

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.

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.

Bulletproof Your Lower Back

Want to build a strong, pain-free lower back? Here's your guide.

Tip: Pre-Activation Drills for Strong Glutes

Do you have gluteal amnesia? Here's how to wake up your butt for better workouts.

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Tip: Farmer's Walk Complex 1

Grab a few pairs of dumbbells and add this finisher to the end of your workouts. You'll hate it, but you'll love the results.

Tip: The Testosterone-Boosting Breakfast

Is the standard American breakfast good for lifters who want to stay healthy? Yes, if you make it like this.

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.

5 Ways To Make Face Pulls Even Better

Everyone needs to be doing face pulls. Period. Here are five new variations that'll boost shoulder health and muscle growth.

The Top 10 Weighted Carry Exercises

Build monster real-world strength and a rock-solid core. Here are several weighted carries to try out, from beginner to advanced variations.

The Cure for Puny Calves

Look down at your calves. Sad, huh? Don't worry, eight of our experts drop their best training tips here.

The Absolute Best Way to Build Hamstrings

Big strong hammies are rare, even though everyone trains them. Here's what they're doing wrong and how to really build them.

Tip: For a Bigger Chest, Do Headless Presses

Improve your form, build more strength, and hit your pecs harder with this simple adjustment.

Volume Training for Size & Strength

If your gains have stalled, it's probably because you're missing one thing in your workouts: volume. Here's how to intelligently add it.

Tip: The Upper Chest Solution

Look better in a T-shirt... or without a T-shirt. Try this exercise to target the clavicular head of the pecs.

10 Mistakes Women Make With Diets

Here are the most common mistakes and how to fix them for long-term leanness and health.

How To Build A Bulletproof Backside

Think the posterior chain is just your glutes and hams? Nope. It's the entire backside of your body. Here's how to get it ALL as strong as hell.

Tip: Lose the Fat, Keep the Muscle

This form of metabolic conditioning is one of the best choices for bodybuilders and lifters. Check it out.

Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

Tip: Build Upper Body Power With This Exercise

Most power exercises focus on the legs. This one is for upper body only. Take a look.