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Tip: Be Still and Boost Performance

Here's a science-backed way to enhance your performance in the gym or on the playing field.

Tip: 5 Ways to Crank Up the Curl

How to change the angle, offset the load, and increase TUT for bigger biceps.

Stuff We Like – Books 2

What books make you better? Here are six that you need to throw into your Amazon cart right now.

Tip: 3 New Ways to Blow Up Your Legs

These landmine exercises aren't for sissies. Check 'em out.

Tip: The Weirdest-Looking Hamstring Exercise

You'll get some stares in the gym, but the results will be worth it.

The Ultimate Body Transformation Agent

This naturally-occurring substance maximizes carb intake in muscle, burns fat, and prevents the storage of extra carbs. Here's the science.

Question of Strength 59

How should you warm up to hit your 1-rep max? How should you peak for a powerlifting meet? Get those answers here.

Tip: Garhammer for Strong Abs

It might hurt to breathe the day after you do this, but you'll like the results.

A New Protein, A Designer Carbohydrate

Accelerate gains. Protect muscle. Make any mass phase or fat-loss plan work even better. Here's the most versatile supplement on the planet.

Tip: Is Cardio Essential?

Yes... and no. Here's what every smart lifter needs to consider.

Tip: The Truth About Rate Coding

What you need to know about the 10 percent rule.

Tip: The Ultimate Glute Warm-Up

Get ready to lift. Use this happy-hips combo before your next lower-body workout.

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: Two Rotational Exercises for a Powerful Core

Punch like Tyson. Kick like a mule. Use these two proven moves to crank up your core strength.

Tip: How to Lift with Angry Joints

Try these workarounds to keep you in the gym when you're feeling a little banged up.

Tip: The Athlete's Floor Press

Crank up the effectiveness of the floor press with this simple twist. Bonus: You'll be able to lift more weight too.

Tip: Master the J-Row

Build a better back with this one-arm row variation.

Tip: The No-Cheat Lateral Raise

Get a stronger mind-muscle connection with this exercise and get ready to get wide!

Tip: Alkaline Water Doesn't Completely Suck

The ads for alkaline water say it'll cure everything. It can't, but there's at least a grain of truth behind it.

Tip: Pull Your Way to Growth

Maximize the pump and guarantee growth with this mechanical drop set.

Tip: Climbing Up In Age? Bump Up The Volume

Think you're done gaining size? Raise your rep ranges and get bigger. Here's why it works for middle-aged lifters.

Tip: The Glute Exercise for Athletes

Yeah, yeah, it'll make your butt look good too. Check it out.

Question of Strength 57

Choose the right lifts for your limb length, stop stimulating your traps during shoulder exercises, and find out if your fitness tracker is crap.

Tip: Change Your Attitude About Achy Joints

Think achy joints are a good reason to sit out another workout? Screw that.