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Tip: Take the 1-Minute Pull-Up Challenge

It's tougher than it sounds. Check out the details of the challenge here, then let us know how you do.

Tip: The Missing Warm-Up for Leg Day

Add this simple move to your warm-up on lower-body day and you'll be ready to smoothly bang out the big lifts.

Tip: Don't Forget Your OTHER Butt Muscles

The maximus gets all the attention, but if your other glute muscles are weak then your squat will suffer. Here's how to prevent that.

Tip: Avoid Xenoestrogens and Phytoestrogens

These manmade and naturally occurring compounds can make you less of a man. Really. Here's where they're hiding.

Tip: The 4-Minute Video Guide to Raw Benching

Want to build strength AND size with the bench press? Here's how to get your form to match your goals.

Tip: The Dumb Looking Warm-Up You Should Do

Yeah, it's stupid looking, but it'll loosen up your neck, your shoulders, and even activate your glutes.

Tip: A Better Way to Build Hammies

Weak hamstrings? This training technique will get them bigger and stronger.

Tip: Build Calves With 8-Second Reps

It's not just genetics. It's that you've been training your calves all wrong. Here's how to hit them right.

The Craziest Thing You've Seen in the Gym

The exorcism, the dominatrix, the pervs, the beatdown, and the case of the missing skivvies. Think your gym is weird? Wait until you read these stories.

Tip: This Quad Training Method is Bogus

You've heard this broscience before. You might even think it's true. Think again.

Tip: Strengthen Your Erectors

Prevent injury and boost your big lifts by directly training these muscles. Here's how.

Tip: Challenge Yourself. In the Gym and Out

How weight training can improve your mindset and your entire life.

Tip: Do Slides for a Bigger, Stronger Back

This unique rowing variation builds your back and even strengthens your core as a bonus. Take a look.

Tip: Use Progressive Reps to Build Biceps

If your biceps have stopped growing, it's time to try something new, like this superset. Check it out.

Tip: Hit Your Back and Abs With One Exercise

Two birds, one stone. This exercise is tough, but worth learning. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Focus On the Big Stuff

You might be standing in the way of your own progress and not even know it. Here's how to zoom out and evaluate your training.

Tip: Ladder the Deadlift

New to deadlifting or just getting back into it? Here's the smart way to prepare your body in just four workouts

Tip: The Best Exercise to Boost Your Deadlift

If you miss your big pulls at the bottom of the lift, there are three problems that need to be addressed. This accessory exercise fixes them all.

Tip: Painful Advice for New Coaches & Trainers

New to coaching? Want to train top athletes? Here's a reality check.

Tip: Avoid the Ballerina Lift-Off

It's a common squat mistake that most people don't even realize they're making. Here's why it's wrong and how to fix it.

Tip: Do the Tabletop Row

Stop butchering the barbell row. Do this accessory exercise, find your form flaws, then get back to heavy rows. Check it out.

Tip: Improve Your Bench Press With This Spray

Sounds crazy, but many top strength athletes are starting to do it. Check this out.

Tip: Avoid the Goal Vampires

There are people in your life that want to suck out your energy and hold you back. Here's how to spot them and what to do about it.

Tip: The 2 Most Common Diet Mistakes

There are two long-term solutions to yo-yo dieting and bad eating habits, but not many people want to hear them. Too bad.