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5 Fitness Terms That Need to Die

Fitness pros have bastardized some simple concepts, either in an attempt to show off or because they're ignorant. It ends here.

10 Ways to Un-Suck Diet Food

Get ripped, get healthy, and get rid of those boring-ass salads. Here are 10 weird ways to make diet foods tastier and easier to prepare.

5 Reasons Your Program Isn't Working

Most so-called workout programs suck. It's time to choose a goal, pick a plan, and stick to it for at least 12 weeks.

The Lessons of Peyton Manning

Manning broke an "unbreakable" record. And the way he did it has plenty of lessons for anyone who wants to build his body.

9 Ways to Get Better in the Gym

Great tips and strategies to help you reach your strength and physique goals. Check ‘em out.

The Truth About Alkaline Diets

There's a trendy diet that claims your favorite foods are too acidic and causing a host of problems, including muscle loss. Here's the real science.

9 Training Concepts That Suck

Bodybuilding and strength training have hundreds of rules you need to follow to make progress. Trouble is, many of them suck. Break them.

4 Fire-Breathing Finishers

These four finishers will strip off body fat, set your lungs on fire and help you keep on fighting.

Maybe All You Need Is Lifting

Warm-ups, mobility work, stretching, foam rolling, conditioning... do you even lift, bro? And do you really need all that stuff?

7 Things to Steal From Competitors

Get a body that reflects your hard work by picking up a few tips from bodybuilders, figure athletes, and other physique competitors.

10 Principles For Better Programming

The best training programs have ten principles in common. Is your lifting plan up to snuff?

Planned Brutality

There are plenty of ways to ratchet up the intensity of a set, like forced reps, Tom Platz iso-holds, and rest/pause sets, but you need to apply them in two-week waves.

7 Mind Hacks for Gym Dominance

Once your physical skills are well-developed, psychology may be the greatest weapon in your arsenal. Check out these tips.

Sport, Not Beauty Pageant

Our undercover IFBB pro dishes the dirt on what really goes on behind the scenes of professional bodybuilding competitions. In this installment, he tackles the questionable judging criteria.

Carbohydrate Customized Diet

Why drop your carbs crazy low if you don't have to? If your insulin sensitivity is good, and it probably is, you can eat more carbs than you think.

How To Build A Tight, Rock-Hard Waist

Shrink your waist, maximize strength, and crush the big lifts with these core training techniques.

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  • P90X and Muscle Confusion: The Truth

    You may not be doing P90X, but plenty of your schmuck friends are. Let them read this and save them from mediocrity.

    Eating Clean vs. Orthorexia

    Every generation of bodybuilders has its unfounded fear of certain foods. The current generation takes the cake.

    Dieting: A Rant

    Have you ever had to go out to eat with a group of people while you're on a strict diet? Dave Tate feels your pain.

    5/3/1 and Reactive Pump Hypertrophy

    Two killer training programs. Two beastly coaches. But which plan will work best for your goals?

    The Motivation Secret

    When you've got the right goals in your training (and life), all the little things take care of themselves.

    Action Offends The Inactive

    A funny thing happens when you try to better yourself: other people try to stop you. Here’s why and how to deal with them.

    Lessons from Football

    Grinders win, greatness is planned, and your attitude determines everything. Works in the NFL and it'll work for you.

    Identify Weak Points and Destroy Them

    To reach your training goals, you first have to identify the "kingpins" that are holding you back, then remove them.