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Tip: A Very Weird Way to Boost Your Vertical

Need to jump higher? Try this simple trick.

Tip: 3 Reasons Trap Bar Deadlifts Are King

For non-powerlifters, trap bar deads beat the pants off the barbell variation. Here's why.

These 3 Exercises Are a Waste of Time

These exercises really don't work, and some even lead to injury. Here's why, plus some more effective alternatives.

Tip: Does T Nation Endorse Steroids?

Some people think we're promoting steroids. Are they right? Here's the answer.

20-Minute Muscle Builder

All you need is a bar, a bench, and 20 spare minutes to build a strong and muscular body. Want to lean up too? Add 4 minutes.

Fit Pants Podcast 2

CrossFit with guns, a supplement ingredient quiz (with prizes), and the delicious food that keeps you full for hours.

8 Injections That Heal Injuries

The needle is better than the knife. Here are the latest scientific advances in healing joint, tendon, and muscle injuries.

Tip: Build Walnut-Cracking Glutes

Here's a simple way get more glute work out of your staple strength lifts.

The Forgotten Exercise for Big Quads

Advanced versions of this squat are anything but sissy. Take a look.

How Deep Should I Squat?

Not everyone was meant to squat deep, but a simple test will tell you how deep you can safely go. And if "butt wink" is a problem, there are easy ways to fix it.

The Top 10 Deadlift Myths

A good deal of what you know, or think you know, about the deadlift is wrong. See how your beliefs stack up to reality.

Kroc: From Matt to Janae

The transgender powerlifter and bodybuilder formerly known as Matt Kroc speaks out.

5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.

6 Exercises For a Strong, Healthy Butt

Want to look damn good? Want to amplify athleticism? Then train the glutes directly. Here's how to do it while protecting the low back.

5 Killer Trap-Bar Deadlift Variations

The trap bar is now considered must-have gym equipment. Here are some cool variations to help you get the most out of it.

Tip: Cardio Doesn't Work

Let's help put Jillian Michaels and others of her ilk out of work by pointing out a painful truth about cardio.

Can This Natural Food Substance Fight Viruses?

Phytochemicals can treat a number of human diseases, possibly even those caused by viruses. Here's the science.

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Bodybuilding is full of programs used by "enhanced" lifters, but most people don't take drugs and can't get good results. This effective program is for them.

Tip: You'll Never Do Crunches the Same Way Again

Instantly fix a common problem with cable crunches and build a six pack that pops. Here's how.

The 100-Rep Trap Bar Workout

A brutal trap bar program that uses insane volume to build muscle over your entire body without destroying your knees or lower back.

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!

The Full-Body Dumbbell Workout Program

Got some dumbbells? Then you'll never miss a workout. Do this full-body plan every other day.

Leg Curls: Seated, Lying, or Standing?

If you've only got time to do one type of hamstring curl, make it this one. Warning: Deep dive ahead!

The 4 Dumbest Forms of Cardio

The four most joint-destroying types of cardio, plus four safer alternatives that burn fat faster.