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Some exercises really are terrible. But some decent exercises get thrown out the window for no good reason. Here are six of them.

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Tip: Your Tools Are Not Your Identity

Your training style and diet do not define you. Here's how to disinvest, ditch your cultish tribe, and keep improving.

Question of Power 4

Coach Carter tackles tricep growth, dietary restraint, and how to tell if you're ready to compete in bodybuilding. Check it out.

Tip: Top to Bottom Trap Building

Shrugs are good, but this exercise is better for all-around trap hypertrophy.

Tip: Toes Down When Squatting

Squats causing lower back pain? Here's why your toes might be the problem and what to do about it.

Tip: The Verdict on the Impossible Burger

Science has finally made a realistic alternative to meat patties, but does this stuff hold up to scrutiny? Here's the real scoop.

Question of Strength 53

Coaches and steroid users, the best trap exercises, Russian vs. American kettlebell swings, and box jumps for conditioning.

Foam Rolling Gone Wrong

Self-myofascial release with a roller or lacrosse ball sure feels like it's working, but it may be causing permanent damage. Info here.

Question of Power 3

In this installment: No-BS warm-ups. How to keep muscle when dieting. How to train back with a bad back.

Tip: Do the Flying Pull-Up

It'll make you look like a ninja warrior and it's just plain fun. Master this bodyweight exercise.

Tip: The Barbell Get-Up Challenge

If you can nail one good rep of this full-body exercise, you're pretty awesome. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Master the Pause and the Slant

Improve your deadlift fast with these two tips.

Ask Us Anything 02

We field your questions about female testosterone usage, losing fat while getting strong, and making gains on a budget.

Tip: Fixing the Turtleback Deadlift

Most lifters who round their backs are just too weak, but rounding can also be caused by a bad setup. Here's how to fix it.

Tip: 5 Inhibit-Activate Supersets

How to grow lagging muscles and move better.

Tip: Calling Out the Internet Injury Police – A Rant

Safe exercises, dangerous exercises, and ass-clowns.

Tip: Flex to Boost Your Willpower

Wanna skip that workout? Wanna eat that ice cream? Here's how to increase willpower instantly, according to science.

Tip: Joint Mobilizations for Heavy Lifters

Hate traditional stretching? Limber up with these simple drills.

Question of Power 2

Are big lifts best for delt size? Is the leg press worthless? And how do you avoid embarrassment at competitions? Answers here.

Tip: Don't Join the GMO Confederacy of Dunces

A new study shows that strongly anti-GMO people think they know the most about the subject, but actually know the least.

Tip: Saturated Fat – Animals vs. Coconuts

Why is one considered bad and the other good? Here's the real story.

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Tip: Set Up Your Deadlift Like This

Here's a smart way to deadlift that gives you more control, protects the lower back, and help you hit that next PR.

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Tip: The Machine-Assisted Pull-Up

Yes, do your regular pull-ups. But finish off with an assisted machine to get more reps and build volume.

Tip: 5 Gym Hacks to Make Life Easier

You're going to wonder why you didn't think of a couple of these!

Tip: Fix Your Row, Fix Your Shoulders

Here are the most common mistakes made with the horizontal row (and how to fix them).