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Tip: Do the Blitzkrieg Triple Press

Blast your chest with this unique dumbbell bench press variation. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Adopt the Average Sucks Mindset

Stop saying you're in a maintenance phase. It only leads to slow regression. Here's why and how to fix it.

Tip: Bring Up a Puny Muscle Like This

Got small quads, a weak chest, or lagging triceps? Here's the smart way to bring them up to par.

Tip: Moderate Your Antioxidant Intake

Too many antioxidants is not better than too few, and may do more harm than good. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Strengthen Your Grip 4 Different Ways

There's more than one type of grip strength, and you need to train all of them to build a powerful grip. Here's how.

Tip: Master the Super-Slow Chin-Up

Build your biceps, forearms, and grip strength with this challenging one-rep chin-up. Here's how.

Tip: Eat More to Build, But Not That Much More

Yes, you need to consume plenty of quality calories to gain muscle, but many lifters take it too far. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Stop Overusing Belts and Wraps

Sometimes they're needed, and sometimes you're just setting yourself up for future injury. Here's why.

Tip: Do Loaded Push-Ups

Push-ups with added weight build strength and train your chest while keeping the shoulders healthy. Here's how to do them.

Tip: Stop Leaning Back on the Deadlift

If you finish your deadlift hyperextended, you're gonna have a bad day. Here's why.

Tip: Two New Ways to Build Bigger Traps

Finish off your traps with these unique exercise variations.

The Problem with Your Stupid Diet

Here are the problems with three popular diets and how to fine-tune them for your own needs.

Tip: Avoid NSAIDS and Icing Sore Muscles

When you ice or use pain killers after a tough workout, you're actually putting the brakes on muscle growth. Here's why.

Tip: Do Heavy Squat Stand-Ups

Bust plateaus and add more pounds to the bar with this simple technique. Check it out.

Tip: Build Your Lats With These Two Techniques

Use these strategies to make gains and perfect your pull-ups. Here's how.

Tip: Use These 3 Lifting Techniques to Burn Fat

Do finisher sets to torch more calories and reveal your muscle. Here's how.

Tip: Do Stage Reps to Improve Your Pull-Ups

Suck at pull-ups? Avoid machines and use this training technique instead. Check it out.

Tip: Don't Use Soreness to Judge Workout Effectiveness

You can get sore and not make progress. And you can make progress and not get sore. Here are the facts.

Tip: Start Every Workout With Pull-Ups

Use these two workouts to build your biceps and overall awesomeness. Check 'em out.

Tip: Do this Exercise to Build Biceps and Abs

This variation of the cable curl strengthens the core and biceps at the same time. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Surround Yourself With These 5 People

Outperform yourself, make gains, and enjoy the process. Every lifter needs these five types of people in his life.

Tip: Do Paused Shrugs for Bigger Traps

Shrugs work for building traps, but most people do them wrong. Here's how to really make them work.

Tip: Stop Doing Static Stretching

Regular stretching often does more harm than good, especially for lifters and strength athletes. Here's why.

Tip: Stop Doing Fasted Cardio

To keep muscle and lose more fat, do morning cardio in a "post-absorptive" state. Here's how.