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Tip: The Absolute Best Way to Burn Calories

This training method burns a whopping 400 calories in just 20 minutes. Check it out

Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it. 

The Perfect Carb for Lifters

White rice (not brown) is the ultimate grain for athletes and lifters.

5 Things Exercise Nazis Get Wrong

They advocate good form and safety, but are they keeping you small and weak? Train like a fragile flower and you'll look like one too.

The Truth about Training Frequency

How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

Tip: Get Mom and Dad To Eat More of This

This is potentially the greatest gift a son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter could ever give to their aging parents or grandparents.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

Tip: Master the Meadows Row

Build your stubborn back with this soon-to-be-classic mass builder.

The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.

The Truth About Pre-Bed Protein

Should you consume protein right before bed for more muscle growth? Or will it make you fat? Here's what the science says.

Tip: Do Metabolic Resistance Training, Not Cardio

This type of training raises the metabolism, preserves muscle, and torches fat. Here's how to do it.

Russian Strength-Skill: The Workouts

How to get big, strong, and lean using training methods inspired by manual labor and the Russian concept of strength-skill.

The Truth About Soreness

Are you working out to get sore or are you training to get bigger, stronger and leaner? There is a difference.

The Chin-Up Project

Gain an inch on your biceps while building a rock-solid upper body with simple chin-up progressions.

Interval Training on the Rowing Ergometer

The rowing machine may be the best conditioning tool out there for strength athletes. Here's how to use it.

The Quality Mass Diet

Most so-called bulking diets just get you fat. Here’s a better way to eat for mass without adding all that chub.

Deadlift Diagnosis

Yes, folks, I'm a deadlift-aholic. I don't just want to pull; I want to pull every minute of every day for the rest of my life.

Ian's Top 10 Mass Makers

Strength coach Ian King lists his top exercises for building mass. Are you doing them all?

Tip: Got Angry Knees? Squat Like This

You don't have to ditch all your leg training when your knees are acting up. Try this squat variation instead.

Why You're Wrong About Machine Training

Stop feeling all superior because you avoid machines. A combo of free weights and machines is best. Here's why.

Bulletproof Your Lower Back

Want to build a strong, pain-free lower back? Here's your guide.

The Truth About Waist Trainers

Figure and bikini competitors use them. Celebrities endorse them. But what's really happening to the body when squeems are used? Here's the nasty truth.

The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.

Tip: The 8-12-8 Method

Here's a crazy-simple way to consistently build size and strength. No fluff, just results.