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7 Lifting Rules That Actually Don't Matter Much

You might think these things are damn important to your training. In truth, they're not as crucial as you think.

Tip: Heavy Weight, High Reps for Big Quads

High-rep sets build muscle. Heavier, low-rep sets do too. Here's how to do them both in the same workout.

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Tip: Correct Way to Stretch Hip Flexors

Lifters often suffer from tight hip flexors. And most of them are stretching them wrong. Here’s the right way.

Tip: Inspiration vs. Perspiration

Which of these two phases are you in? Only one will get you the results you're wanting.

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Tip: Do the Dead-Stop Bench Press

Starting the bar from a dead position on the bench press will make you stronger and bigger. Here's how.

Tip: Strong Legs, Happy Knees

Here's how to build your quads without overstressing your knees.

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Tip: 24 Reps To Bigger Biceps

Biceps looking deflated? Combine these two training methods to get them growing again.

Tip: The Not-So-Pretty Truth About Gym Motivation

Here's how your personal demons can make you better.

Tip: A New Way to Build Rear Delts

This exercise makes it impossible to cheat, and it'll hit your glutes and hams too. Take a look.

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Tip: Build Quads to Stop Mid-Shin Deadlift Fails

In the deadlift, if you can break the bar off the floor but struggle mid-shin, the problem is likely weak quads. Here's one way to fix it.

Tip: When To Change Everything

No motivation? Progress stalled in the gym? Here's how changing everything about your training can get you back on track.

Tip: Build Muscle and Lose Fat at the Same Time

Yes, it can be done. Here's the part most people don't understand.

Tip: The Minimalist Approach

Progress stagnated? Simplify. Here's how to do it and why it works.

Tip: Body-Build For Brute Athleticism

The muscle-bound myth is dead, or at least it should be. Here's why even athletes need some meathead hypertrophy training.

7 Things Successful Lifters Do

What's the most effective workout? The best eating plan? Apply these 7 proven decision-making methods and you'll know.

Tip: Shorten Your Cold by 42% With This Mineral

Here's how to easily get over your cold faster and get your butt back into the gym.

Tip: Train Your Grip with a Kettlebell

Never drop the ball again... or the barbell. Here's a new way to build a crushing grip.

3 Things All Successful Diets Have in Common

Your diet doesn't have to have a catchy name. Just make sure it has these three traits shared by all successful diets.

Tip: Need to Lose Fat? Do This First

It's easy to do, but psychologically tough at first. And that's a good thing.

Tip: Do Cardio Separate From Lifting

You'll build more muscle. Here are a few ways to do it, and some ideas to try if that's just not possible for you.

Tip: To Lose Fat, Stop Being a Pantywaist

This may hurt your feelings, but it'll also solve your fat loss problem. Step away from your safe space and check it out.

Tip: Stop Sabotaging Yourself on Weekends

Three tips to help keep you from blowing your fat-loss diet every Saturday and Sunday. You know who you are!

Tip: Two Vegetables That Grow Muscle

Research shows these veggies deactivate the muscle growth inhibitor, myostatin. Check out the science.

Tip: 4 Reasons to Keep a Food Log

Can't get lean and stay that way? Track your food intake. Here's why.