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The Zercher squat can pack muscle on quads and traps like nothing else. It'll also weed out the weaklings. Most people won't do them. Will you?

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How to Burn Stubborn Body Fat

Eating less and exercising more isn't going to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat. Here's the smart way to blast those love handles and saddlebags.

Bench More to Bench More

Forget overtraining. One of the most effective ways to bench press more weight is to bench press more often.

The Quality Mass Diet

Most so-called bulking diets just get you fat. Here’s a better way to eat for mass without adding all that chub.

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Tip: Hanging Leg Raise, Proper Form

For this exercise, a short range of motion is superior. If you knees/legs go too far down, it just becomes a hip flexor exercise.

These 3 Exercises Are a Waste of Time

These exercises really don't work, and some even lead to injury. Here's why, plus some more effective alternatives.

The Ultimate Program for Body Comp Improvement

Tired of looking pretty much the same year after year? If you're ready to make radical changes in your body composition, start here.

Why You're Wrong About Machine Training

Stop feeling all superior because you avoid machines. A combo of free weights and machines is best. Here's why.

Tip: The Bodybuilder's Breakfast

Here's how to whip up a stack of clean, high-protein waffles or pancakes in just a few minutes. Warning: May contain images of bacon.

Tip: CBD For Lifters

It won't get you high, but it might be just what the hardcore lifter needs.

Row Every Day: The Thick Back Solution

Do you disappear when you turn sideways? Then you need to do a row exercise every time you hit the gym. Here's your specialization plan.

Tip: Fix This Tiny Muscle and Lift Heavier

Does your butt hurt on long car rides? Need frequent trips to the chiropractor? Have pain down your leg? Here's the problem and how to fix it.

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Tip: Negative Rep Neutral Grip Pull-Up

Struggling with pull-ups? Do negative-only reps using a neutral grip. Once you can do a single, 30-second eccentric, you'll be able to do one good pull-up.

Tip: The Important Muscles You Never Think About

Here's how your jaw can affect your posture, performance, and even your hormones.

Tip: Smashing an Overhead Press Plateau

Here's what to do when the barbell just refuses to go up.

Concurrent Training: The Ultimate Cardio Strategy

Get stronger and increase your work capacity and cardiovascular health at the same time. Here's your plan.

Tip: The 1-Mile Fitness Test For Lifters Only

Every lifter should be able to pass this simple test. If not, you have some work to do. Check it out.

Tip: The Absolute Best Way to Burn Calories

This training method burns a whopping 400 calories in just 20 minutes. Check it out

10 Mistakes Women Make With Diets

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

The Ultimate Guide to Landmine Presses

You don't do the angled barbell press? You will. Here are 8 ways to do it that are sure to become staples of your training program.

Tip: Test Your Athleticism in 2 Minutes

Let's see how fit you really are. Take this quick test. And try not to puke.

7 Ways to Fix Anterior Pelvic Tilt

Fix this common posture problem. Not only will you look better, but you'll get better results from training.

The Planet Fitness Nightmare

Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.

7 Surprising Tips for Bigger Arms

Arms stop growing years ago? Time to apply one of these tips!

Building a Strong Neck

Whether you're an athlete or bodybuilder, you should be training your neck. Here's the smart way to do it.