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Tip: 2 Things Every Lifter Must Do to Improve

Some people can't escape the newbie phase. Others get stuck at the intermediate level. Both groups are making the same mistakes. Are you?

Tip: Take the 100 Rep Deadlift Challenge

Can you beat this test in 10 minutes? Take a look at the details and give it a shot.

The 5 Rules of Workout Challenges

Fitness is filled with workout challenges and WODs. And most of them are stupid. Here are three smart ones that take only 10-15 minutes. Bonus: How to design your own.

Tip: Build Size & Strength in the Same Workout

If your training makes you sacrifice strength just to look good, it sucks. Get the best of both worlds with this brutal method.

Tip: Bench Press to Lose Fat

Sounds crazy, but this challenging workout will not only test your mettle, it'll set your heart and lungs on fire. In a fun way. Take a look.

Tip: Eat These Foods to Squash Cravings

If you've got the wrong “bugs” in your gut, then you'll suffer from crazy junk food cravings. Here's how to get the right ones in there.

Tip: Use a Balloon to Boost Your Deadlift

Sounds weird because, well, it is kinda weird. But this technique really works! Take a look.

Tip: Measure Your Gains With This Method

If you're only judging the effectiveness of your workouts by how sore you get, you're a newbie. Here's how to gauge actual progress.

Tip: Crush Big Weights With This CNS Trick

If your mind doesn't think you're going to hit a new 1RM, you won't. Here's how to fire up your nervous system so that you're up for the task.

Tip: Build Delts with Tempo Contrast Training

This crazy-looking muscle-builder is simple but hard! And you've probably never tried it before. Take a look here.

Tip: Train Beyond Failure the Smart Way

There's a right way and a wrong way to train to failure for muscular gains. This is one of the right ways. Check it out.

Tip: Build Wide Shoulders With This Superset

You've never trained your delts like this! (We can tell.) Take a look at this unique hypertrophy method.

Tip: Understand and Control Nutrient Partitioning

You've heard that term before but what does it really mean? Here's what you need to know.

4 Movements For a Monster Deadlift

A weak deadlift is a sign of a weak body. Get your numbers up with these surefire variations. Here's exactly how to do them plus a workout program.

Tip: Do Load-Contrast Training for Growth

Here's a new way to trigger hypertrophy that you've probably never tried before.

Tip: The 10-Minute Leg Day Challenge

Test your front squat, deadlift, and testicular fortitude with this unique workout. Check it out.

How to Fix a Really Ugly Squat

If squatting feels like hell, you're doing it wrong. Fix it and the movement will come easier for you... along with the PRs. Here's exactly what to do.

Tip: Try the Ultimate Chill Pill

This natural adaptogen has been shown to reduce excess cortisol caused by mental stress and hard training. Take a look.

Tip: Take the Half-Mile Of Hell Challenge

Grab a few kettlebells or dumbbells, find an open space, and see what you're made of. Here's how.

Tip: Do This Exercise to Sprint Faster

Want to run like a cheetah? You need more than squats, deadlifts, and box jumps. You need this horizontal force exercise.

Tip: 20-Minute Bench & Chin-Up Challenge

Test your bench press, chin-up, and conditioning with this brutal (but smart) challenge. Check it out!

Tip: Fix Your Own Running Injuries

How to get rid of the three most common aches and pains you get from running, no doctor required.

Tip: Before Your Leg Workout, Do This Exercise

Perform this exercise before squats, especially if you've been sitting a lot. Your squats will feel great! Check it out.

Tip: Take the One Pillow Test

This simple test will tell you a lot about how much mobility, flexibility, or posture work you need. Check it out.