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High reps and continuous tension can build a mountain of muscle, especially on your legs. Try this workout.

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Tip: Stop Trying, Start Committing

It's time to cut the crap and reach your physique goals. Trying is lying. Start committing instead. Here's how.

Tip: Use Bands for Lateral Raises

Medial delts get bigger and stronger when you stress the mid-range of lateral raises. Here's why.

Tip: Do the Power Shrug for Traps

Use controlled momentum to make barbell shrugs safer and more effective. Here's how.

The Future of CrossFit Training

CrossFit is no longer just an endurance contest between people with crappy form. It's now a sport and real competitors need to train smarter.

Tip: Go Negative to Get Positive Results

Sometimes a kick in the butt works better than a pat on the back, especially for fat loss. Here's why.

Tip: Stop Focusing on Isolation Exercises

Your best gains will come from getting strong on the big basics. Here's why, and what to do.

Tip: Build Your Shoulders With This Workout

Going heavy builds muscle, but don't forget constant tension and lactate build-up. This routine provides both. Check it out.

Tip: Understand the Law of Metabolic Demand

Stop using the word "weight" and get smarter about calories. This will help.

Tip: Perform Antagonist Training

Recover faster and get stronger by manipulating your nervous system. Here's how.

Kroc: From Matt to Janae

The transgender powerlifter and bodybuilder formerly known as Matt Kroc speaks out.

Tip: Do This Set-Rep Scheme for Size

There are many set-rep protocols for hypertrophy, but this one has stood the test of time. Check it out.

Tip: Get Photo-Shocked To Spark Motivation

Most people won't do it. It's painful and often embarrassing, but it sure works. Check it out.

Tip: Do The Lazy Lifter Warm-Up

Two minutes, two quick warm-up drills. The fast warm-up for lazy (or busy) lifters. Check it out.

Tip: Master the Lunge for Better Legs & Glutes

There are several ways to lunge, and one big way to screw it up. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Use These Leg Press Techniques

The leg press can be a muscle-building staple if you know how to do it right. Check out these tips and variations.

Tip: Do Hand Walkouts for Ab Strength

You can do this challenging core obliterator anywhere. Here's how.

Hollywood's Best-Built Villain

Hollywood's go-to guy for sci-fi and action thrillers opens up about movie muscle, steroids, and stereotypes in this exclusive interview.

Tip: Do the Anti-Press for Real Core Strength

Increase core stability and also boost shoulder strength and mobility with this advanced exercise. Check it out.

Tip: Try These 4 Leg Curl Tricks

The lying leg curl works, but most people only get half the results they could be getting. Here's how to make it work better.

Tip: For Pull-Ups, Hang Weight in the Back

The way most lifters add load to the pull-up leads to poor lifting mechanics and even back pain. Here's the simple fix.

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Snatch High Pull - 180 Kg

Christian Thibaudeau performs snatch high pull from blocks with 180 kg.

7 Truths About Strength Training

Getting strong goes beyond lifting heavy. Here's what experienced lifters know that keeps them going long after most have quit.

Tip: Don't Eat Non-Organic Potatoes

Even if you're not into the whole “organic thing,” you should still eat only organic potatoes. Here's why.

Tip: Embrace the Void

Feel like you have the weight of the world on your shoulders? Squat it. Training is therapy. Check this out.