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5 Ways to Press Through the Pain

Don't let injuries keep you from making gains. Here's how to wisely work around shoulder problems and keep getting stronger.

The 5 Most Painful Ways to Build Muscle

Enjoy pain? Increasing metabolic stress is the single most overlooked aspect of training for size. Try these torturous techniques.

Stretching is Dead: A Better Method

Regular stretching and mobility drills have nothing on this. Stretch with weights and you'll not only increase mobility, you'll get stronger. Here's how.

No Show, No Problem

People try to persuade fit females to get on stage. And the ones who aren't interested often second guess why they even lift. Don't be one of them.

The Truth About GMOs

Billions of genetically modified (GM) foods have been eaten over the last few decades with no problems. Then why is everyone so afraid? Find out here.

The 4 Most Abused Words in Fitness

You hear these words all the time, but do you even know what they really mean? It's time to stop it with the nerdy buzzwords and go back to basics. Start here.

CrossFit Is Not A Fad

They call it a fad, but they couldn't be more wrong. CrossFit is more than just exercise and it'll outlast its haters. Here's why.

The NPGL: America's Newest Sport?

Scoot over, CrossFit. Competitive fitness is on the rise. Could it become America's new team sport? You decide.

Stop Trying to Look Like Someone Else!

Training to look like someone else is pointless. Instead, try to look like you... at your best. Here's how.

Torch Fat with Free-Weight Finishers

Burn the fat and keep the muscle with these strength-based finishers that can be used in any gym.

Fat Shame Yourself

Are you fat? Maybe you should be shamed. But don't let some jerk do it to you. Do it yourself, then do something about it.

3 Training Methods Athletes Screw Up

All three of these training methods are valid. Problem is, they're being misused by dumb coaches and ignorant athletes. Are you one of them?

Only Wimps Avoid Single-Leg Work

Single-leg exercises can be tougher than standard squats and deadlifts. Disagree? Then you're either a wimp or ignorant.

The Truth About Alkaline Diets

There's a trendy diet that claims your favorite foods are too acidic and causing a host of problems, including muscle loss. Here's the real science.

Does CrossFit Lead to Injury?

CrossFit claims that the NSCA is out to get them. Is it a conspiracy or does CrossFit just enjoy bullying people?

6 Ways to Bring the Pain

Increase time under tension and trigger new muscle growth with these six lethal combinations of compound and static exercises.

Planned Brutality

There are plenty of ways to ratchet up the intensity of a set, like forced reps, Tom Platz iso-holds, and rest/pause sets, but you need to apply them in two-week waves.

Carbohydrate Customized Diet

Why drop your carbs crazy low if you don't have to? If your insulin sensitivity is good, and it probably is, you can eat more carbs than you think.

Training Hard vs. Training Smart

Are you a geek or a meathead? There's a sweet spot to be found between training hard and training smart. In that sweet spot lies success.

9 Tricks for Consistent Workouts

Building a better body requires commitment and consistency. Here's how to never miss a workout.

A Way of Life

The gym isn't an escape from life's problems, but a way of solving them. A strong body makes for a strong person. Challenge yourself, test yourself, and grow.

Dynamic Drop Sets For Size

Drop sets are as old as the barbell but they work. Here's a new and brutal way to perform this classic technique.

Expose Your Weaknesses to Get Strong!

Targeting weak links builds strength, helps you achieve structural balance, and prolongs your lifting career. Here’s how to do it.

Improve Your Pull Instantly

One simple but highly effective deadlifting tip that you probably haven't tried before.