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Mind-Muscle Connection: Fact or BS?

Can you really activate muscles with your mind? According to the author's research study, a lot more than you realize.

The Motivation Secret

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

How I Finally Got Muscle to Grow - Phase 1

I love lifting heavy, but you need a lot more than that to develop the muscular hypertrophy of a bodybuilder.

High-Performance, No BS Correctives

Perform better with corrective work focusing on the five basic human movements, tonic and phasic muscles, and regressions.

The Secret to Ab Training

Master this little trick and even the most intense abdominal exercises will suddenly become way more effective.

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  • 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.

    Finding Your Big 3 Lifts

    Powerlifters have to bench, squat, and deadlift. But what if you just want to impress the ladies when your clothes come off?

    Maximal Fat Loss, Minimal Equipment

    Combine minimal equipment and tons of groundwork for brutally effective fat-loss exercise combinations. Here’s how.

    Lessons from Football

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

    High Pull Blitz

    Gain 10 pounds of muscle by doing just one full body exercise? It can work, if you've got the guts to try it.

    Intermittent Fasting Kills Muscle

    Study shows fasted training halts muscle gains, even when using BCAA.

    8 Exercise Variations for New Growth

    Trigger muscle growth with challenging variations of the chin-up, push-up, dip, and more!

    How to Front Squat With Straps

    Front squatting with a clean grip takes a lot of flexibility and using a cross-grip is dangerous. Here's the solution.

    Fasting: Sound Science, Behavioral BS

    While intermittent fasting has some benefits, it can easily lead to muscle loss, fat gain, and even disordered eating. Here’s what gurus won’t tell 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.

    Weird Workouts That Really Work

    Shake up your training with Tabata for biceps, eccentric roll-outs for abs, and speed push-ups.

    Does Lifting Boost Testosterone?

    Does manipulating your hormone levels through exercise actually lead to more muscle? Or is that Broscience 101?

    Reverse 21s for Hypertrophy

    Warning: There will be blood. This technique will rapidly add mass your biceps, chest, back, delts, and legs.

    7 Ways to Dominate the Pull-Up

    Build muscle and get gorilla strong with these unique chin-up and pull-up tips and exercise variations.

    Explode Your Deadlift

    The difference between a stalled deadlift and a new PR is explosiveness. Here's how to start pulling like a pro.

    Fear is Good

    Fear is the single best predictor of weightlifting success - not the absence of fear, but actually experiencing it.

    Phoenix Theory

    There are four stages to a successful physique transformation. And if you want to make it through them, you'd better be ready to burn. Here’s how.

    The One-Bar Warm-Up

    Here's a unique warm-up that uses just the barbell instead of bodyweight drills, foam rolling, or mobilizations.

    8-Week Quad and Hamstring Assault

    Give your body a break from traditional squats and deadlifts and smash your wheels with this growth-inducing plan.