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Tip: 4 Ways to Fix Chopstick Calves

Here's one training routine for the gym plus three things you can do anywhere to finally put some meat on those calves. Check it out.

Tip: The Worst Way to Deadlift

Yes, everyone should deadlift, but one variation should be avoided.

Tip: A New Way to Push Press

The barbell push press is a strength and power-building staple. Here's how to get even more out of it.

Tip: Take the 1-Minute Pull-Up Challenge

It's tougher than it sounds. Check out the details of the challenge here, then let us know how you do.

Tip: Take the Ultimate Stability Challenge

This is a true test of full-body stability, strength, and motor control. Take a look.

Tip: What You Don't Know About Exercise Order

Should you do compound or isolation exercises first? The answer is obvious. Or is it? Check this out.

Tip: Burn 3 Times the Calories

Boost your conditioning and torch fat. All you need is a backpack. Here's how to get started.

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.

6 Ways to Build Muscle Under 20 Minutes

Most workouts take too much time and you get too little out of them. Here are 6 ways to make your workouts tougher and a lot more time efficient.

Tip: Do 50 Reps in 5 Minutes

The fastest, toughest workout strategy you'll ever use. Take a look.

Tip: Do the Tabletop Row

Stop butchering the barbell row. Do this accessory exercise, find your form flaws, then get back to heavy rows. Check it out.

Exposed! 11 Things Experts Did Wrong

If you could start all over again in the gym, what would you change? We asked our top coaches and experts. Their answers are enlightening.

10 Commandments of Injury Prevention

Follow these 10 simple rules and never miss another workout from an aching back, a bum shoulder, or a gimpy knee.

Tip: Avoid the Goal Vampires

There are people in your life that want to suck out your energy and hold you back. Here's how to spot them and what to do about it.

Tip: 2 Ways to Fight Sitting Disease

Forced to sit four or more hours a day? It doesn't matter how much you exercise, it'll still hurt you. Here are 3 practical solutions.

Tip: Drink This Milk-Yogurt Hybrid

Here are four reasons to add this nutritional powerhouse to your diet.Why super-strict diets backfire and how to prevent that from happening with buffer foods.

Tip: A Quick Guide to Hardcore Sleeping

Inadequate sleep reduces insulin sensitivity and makes you fat. Here's why and how to get more restorative sleep.

Tip: A Better Way to Do Face-Pulls

It's a popular exercise, as it should be, but here's how to make it even more effective.

Tip: Ladies, Stop Being Scale-Obsessed

The scale is just one tool for evaluating your progress, and not even a good one. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: What Natural Lifters Can Learn From Arnold

No, the natty guy shouldn't train exactly like Schwarzenegger, but he should copy Arnold and do this.

Tip: The Mobility Drill You Need to be Doing

Do this on the your next off day to move better and feel better. Take a look.

5 Ways To Fire Up Your Workout

Make the workout you're already doing more effective. These five simple tweaks can help you get more out of every session.

Tip: Stop Using Fish Oil Made For Women

Testosterone lowers DHA levels, so why do 99% of fish oil supplements short-change men on this vital fatty acid? Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Train to Failure, Conservatively

Lifting until you can't do another rep can build muscle, but only if you plan it wisely. Here are the details you need to know.