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The Belt and the Deadlift

Chances are you're using the wrong belt when you deadlift. Worse yet, you may not even know why or how to use it.

3 Capsules for Perfect Sleep

Chill out, reduce nighttime anxiety, and get the best sleep of your life. You'll lose fat easily and produce more testosterone. Here's how.

Tip: Instagram and Power-Shoveling Food – A Rant

Social media can make you small and weak. Here's why.

How to Build Big Legs With Bad Knees

Got angry knees? Here are the five best exercises to allow your legs to keep growing while keeping your knees happy.

Tip: 3 Ways to Build Consistency

If there's one answer to every question about getting bigger and stronger, it's this: be consistent. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Two Surprising Exercises for Shoulder Health

These two moves can help you prevent and even eliminate shoulder pain.

The Best Biceps Exercises You're Not Doing

If you only do regular curls for your biceps, you're missing a whole lot of muscle. Do these exercises to finally build some bigger guns.

What You Don't Know About BOSU Balls

Newbies and bad personal trainers love them. Experienced lifters and most coaches hate them. Here are the actual facts.

Olympic Shoes or Chucks for Squats?

Will putting on a pair of Olympic lifting shoes kick up your squat by 20 pounds, or are you better off wearing Chucks?

Heavy Deadlifting 101

Sumo or conventional stance? Mixed, overhand or hook grip? And what's the best way to program it? You have deadlift questions, Matt Kroc has answers.

The Best Exercises. Period.

The absolute best movements for fat loss, maximum power, chest development, overall strength, and more.

Mountain Dog Training for Intermediates

John Meadows’ style of training is typically used by only very advanced lifters. Here’s how to make it work for you if you’re a mere mortal.

Deconstructing the Dumbbell Row

Chances are, you're doing your dumbbell rows incorrectly and we're all laughing at you.

5/3/1 Reloaded

Jim Wendler answers all your questions about his proven 5/3/1 training system. Check it out.

Refined Physique Transformation

Christian Thibaudeau's transformation from dud to stud put him on the map. Looking back, he'd do things a whole lot differently and a whole lot better. Check it out.

An Apology to Bosu Ball

I recently wrote an article titled "Puncture All Bosu Balls," and as my usual caustic self often does, I gave it a snarky subtitle

Liquid Smarts

Characters in movies often drink some potion to give them superpowers. Well, here's a real-life potion that could give your brain superpowers.

Tip: Fear is Fuel

Motivation is for newbies. To be successful over the long haul, you need to be haunted. Here's why.

Tip: Lift For Life – The 5 Tips You Need

Here's what to do when you feel like quitting.

Tip: When Bodybuilding Goes Stale

Even dedicated bodybuilders get burned out. Here are two ways to keep training and reignite your passion.

Tip: Step Up and Compete

Studies show how competition allows you to achieve things you couldn't have otherwise. Check this out.

The One Supplement You Can't Live Without

Some supplements are okay. Some are very good. And there are a few you just don't want to live without. We asked our pros and experts about their favorites.

Fasted Cardio Eats Muscle

When most people diet and train for fat loss, they lose a lot of muscle too. That's dumb and totally unnecessary. Here's how to avoid it.

An Open Letter to CrossFit HQ

A sports medicine physician who worked at the CrossFit Games has some pointed advice for CrossFit HQ. Check it out.