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Stepmills suck. Well, actually, they're great for fat loss and conditioning. They're just hard. Here's how to get results in a 5-minute workout.

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Tip: Drop the Frankenstein Exercises

Trying to fit more work into less time has its advantages. But a mash-up of exercises will limit your gains. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Build Your Consistency Muscle

There's only one way to be consistent in the gym. And the delicate snowflakes out there don't want to hear it. Here it is anyway.

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If you haven't done this, then Facebook may be burying the content you want to see. Here's what to do.

Tip: Is Dry Needling Right for You?

Treat muscle pain and restore movement with this method. Don't like needles? Don't watch this video!

Top Tools for Beat Up Athletes

Feeling banged up from lifting or sports? Here are some cool new ways to prevent and treat common problems.

Tip: How Much Protein You REALLY Need

How much protein does the lifter or athlete need? Well, a lot more than most RDA quoting nutritionists will tell you. Here are the facts.

Tip: Bench Press to Lose Fat

Sounds crazy, but this challenging workout will not only test your mettle, it'll set your heart and lungs on fire. In a fun way. Take a look.

Tip: Measure Your Gains With This Method

If you're only judging the effectiveness of your workouts by how sore you get, you're a newbie. Here's how to gauge actual progress.

Tip: Build Delts with Tempo Contrast Training

This crazy-looking muscle-builder is simple but hard! And you've probably never tried it before. Take a look here.

Tip: The 10-Minute Leg Day Challenge

Test your front squat, deadlift, and testicular fortitude with this unique workout. Check it out.

Tip: Take the Half-Mile Of Hell Challenge

Grab a few kettlebells or dumbbells, find an open space, and see what you're made of. Here's how.

Tip: Take the 15-Minute Chin-Up Test

Build your biceps (finally!) with this progressive weekly workout.

Tip: 20-Minute Bench & Chin-Up Challenge

Test your bench press, chin-up, and conditioning with this brutal (but smart) challenge. Check it out!

Tip: Want Size? Use the Omni-Contraction Method

This is one of the best ways to perform sets for hypertrophy goals. The only downside? Blood will squirt out of your eyes.

Tip: Do This Exercise FIRST on Back Day

Some of your back muscles are functionally shortened. Doing this movement first will get them ready for smooth, heavy lifting.

Tip: Smash Plateaus With One Simple Trick

If your fat loss, muscle gains, or strength gains have stalled out, this important lesson is for you.

Tip: Prioritize for Maximum Results

Big strong guys do it. Small weak guys don't. Here's a hard lesson you may need to learn.

Tip: Avoid This Major Training Mistake

Want to get bigger and stronger? Then you're going to have to remove this bad habit from your life. Check it out.

Tip: Build Your Biceps With 5-3 Countdowns

This is one of the best training methods we've used for biceps. It's very different, but very effective. Check it out!

Tip: Test Your Grip Strength!

If you can't pass this test, then your grip is not only weak sauce, your elbows will start to give you problems too.

Tip: Adhere to the 90% Rule

A simple guideline that cuts through the dietary dogma and gets you back on track. Check it out.

Tip: Build or Preserve Muscle At All Times

Losing fat doesn't have to mean losing muscle. And building muscle doesn't have to mean gaining fat. Here are the facts.

Tip: Control Insulin with Food

Insulin is your frenemy. Here are some easy ways to make it work for you instead of against you.

Tip: Test Things Out and Commit

Here's something that successful lifters and athletes do that you should be doing too.