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Tip: The Double Kettlebell Delt Builder

This lift will build your shoulders, but your entire body will be punished too – from glutes to lats. Check it out.

Tip: The Missing Warm-Up for Leg Day

Add this simple move to your warm-up on lower-body day and you'll be ready to smoothly bang out the big lifts.

Tip: Don't Forget Your OTHER Butt Muscles

The maximus gets all the attention, but if your other glute muscles are weak then your squat will suffer. Here's how to prevent that.

Tip: Eat More Protein to Lose Fat

It turns out the more protein you eat, the more fat you lose. Yes, even if you consume more calories. Get the science here.

Tip: Increase Exercise Performance Instantly

Improve your performance on seated rows and biceps curls by doing this trick between sets.

Tip: The First Step to Fat Loss

It's surprising how many people miss this step because they get caught up in the details. Let's set things straight.

Tip: Get Better Results from Incline Curls

Here's a simple way to make this biceps builder even more effective. Check it out.

Tip: Bowler Squats & Deadlifts for Athletes

Here are two new lower body exercises that work especially well for high-performance athletes.

Tip: Ladder the Deadlift

New to deadlifting or just getting back into it? Here's the smart way to prepare your body in just four workouts

Tip: Progress Stalled? Run This Checklist

No muscle gains? No fat loss? Answer these questions to make sure you have the basics covered.

Tip: Do 50 Reps in 5 Minutes

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

Tip: Balance Your Hormones With the Right Veggies

Eat enough of the right vegetables and they'll help you balance your estrogen levels, which can help prevent cancer. Here's what to eat.

Your Best Month Of Training EVER

What are you planning to do for the next four weeks in the gym? Follow these 7 steps and you'll have your most successful month ever.

Tip: The Best Way to Set Gym Goals

What are your goals? Take 3 minutes and outline them like this. You'll be twice as likely to reach them.

Tip: Don't Train Like a Figure Competitor

Here's how emulating their favorite competitor is wrecking many female lifters, plus a better approach.

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: Build Upper Body Power With This Exercise

Most power exercises focus on the legs. This one is for upper body only. Take a look.

Tip: Build Size with the 3-50 Method

Use this set-rep scheme with any lifting exercise and you'll build some new muscle. Warning: It's brutal. Take a look.

Tip: The Secret to Effective Trap Training

If you hit your traps hard and don't have much to show for it, this info is for you. Check it out.

Tip: Lift Longer, Run Longer With This Compound

This legal substance burns fat and builds muscle. And now new research shows it increases muscle endurance, too. Check it out.

Smart Idea, Terrible Results

Tempo prescriptions (like 4010 and 3212) seem like a good idea, but sadly they make people weaker and smaller. Here's why, plus a better method.

Tip: Build Biceps & Abs With the Inverted Curl

Target two muscles groups with just one super-effective exercise. Here's how.

Tip: The 10-Second Core Killer

This exercise makes even the hardest plank variation seem easy. Check it out and give it a shot.

Tip: The Worst Way to Stretch Your Chest

Most people really mess up this common pec stretch. Here's why you should avoid it and what you should replace it with.