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Tip: The Deadlift Isn't Enough

Yes, the deadlift is awesome, but it's not so great for hypertrophy. Here's why, plus a better option for size gains.

Tip: The "Healthy" Practice That Makes You Pudgy

It doesn't make you lean and it really isn't all that healthy. Oh, and it certainly doesn't detoxify anything.

The Numbers of Muscle Building

Bodybuilding is full of percentages, but you don't need to be a math geek to appreciate these numbers.

Tip: 3 Squat and Deadlift Challenges

Build strength. Develop stamina. Display power. Sound good? See if you can survive these tough tests and workouts.

Tip: Make This Exercise For Traps Even Better

Here's how to take a classic trap-building movement and make it even more effective.

Tip: Work Glutes While Brushing Your Teeth

When your glutes won't activate during lower body exercises, they start to get soft and shapeless. Here's a simple way to keep them round and hard.

Tip: Stairway-To-Pain Intervals

Stepmills suck. Well, actually, they're great for fat loss and conditioning. They're just hard. Here's how to get results in a 5-minute workout.

Tip: Make This Decision, Make More Gains

Before you ever step foot into the gym, you have a big choice to make. That choice will determine everything. Here it is.

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: 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: Do One Set for Arm Growth

Yes, just one set. One excruciating set that'll make your eyeballs pop out. Here's how to do it.

Tip: The 10-Minute Leg Day Challenge

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

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: 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: The Best Lunge for Hard Glutes and Pain-Free Knees

Not only will this lunge variation work better on your saggy ass, it's also safer on the knees. Here's exactly how to do it.

Tip: Test Things Out and Commit

Here's something that successful lifters and athletes do that you should be doing too.

Tip: Take the Two-Squat Challenge

Two types of squat, 20 reps, a little pain, a lot of gain. Are you up for it? Check out this nasty leg workout.

Tip: Use Time Blocks Instead of Sets

A new way to plan your workouts that will break you out of a rut and keep you focused. Check it out.

Tip: Learn to Use a Weight Belt Correctly

Are you making this common mistake with your lifting belt? Find out here.

Tip: Assess Your Bench Press Technique

Your bench press form might be setting you up for injury. It's time to re-assess your technique. Try this test.

Tip: Discover the Single-Best Calf Exercise

Looks odd, but it damn sure works. Check it out.

Tip: Test Your REAL Upper Body Strength

Two exercises are all you need to test out your upper body strength for sports performance. Check 'em out.

Tip: Do the Key Press for Pecs

Stimulate your chest in a whole new way with this powerful exercise. Check it out.

Tip: Fix Your Diet. Stop Ignoring the Obvious.

Disregard the quick-fix advice that most women's magazines are pedaling these days. Zero in on the big habitual blunders.