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Tip: Fire Up Your Glutes With This Exercise

This is like a concentration curl for your butt. Here's how to do it.

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.

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.

Big Brother is Watching You Squat

Trainers get certified and acquire clients by getting results. But the state may soon force them to get licensed and train clients differently.

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.

How to Prevent CrossFit Injuries

Injuries are progress-killers, and CrossFitters are racking them up. The best way to stop them is to prevent them. Here's how.

Less Posting, More Progress

Are you trying to make progress or get attention? There is a difference and you need to know it.

10 Dumb Ways to Use Smart Workout Tools

Kettlebells, chains, sleds, stability balls, and foam rollers fill the gym. Should you use them? Yes. But not like a jackass.

6 Mistakes Experienced Lifters Make

You're not the lifter you think you are if you're still making these mistakes.

Athletes, Bad Coaches, and Steroids

Athletes take steroids to get strong. Is it because today's strength coaches have neglected to get them strong with proper training?

Mental Strategies for Getting Results

Stop standing in your own way. These psychological tricks will help you reach your performance and physique goals.

4 Training & Diet Arguments: Resolved!

The scientific facts about machines vs. free weights, calorie quality vs. quantity, hard work vs. genetics, and high volume vs. heavy weight.

Stimulants & Explosive Performance

Stimulants can really get you amped up for a tough workout, but do they have other effects as well? Dr. Lowery hooked himself up to fancy lab equipment to find out.

Hellfire Reps

A simple technique that forces you to use better form and full range of motion. It'll burn like heck, but you'll like the results!

Maybe All You Need Is Lifting

Warm-ups, mobility work, stretching, foam rolling, conditioning... do you even lift, bro? And do you really need all that stuff?

4 Exercises for Big Arms & Hard Abs

Four multi-tasking exercises that work the arms, hit the core, and vacuum the midsection all at the same time.

7 Mind Hacks for Gym Dominance

Once your physical skills are well-developed, psychology may be the greatest weapon in your arsenal. Check out these tips.

Calories: Should You Be Counting?

For some, counting calories and macros is a valuable tool. For others, it can become an obsessive habit that derails their long-term progress. Here are the pros and cons of counting.

4 Cracks in Your Programming

Too often, advanced lifters allow small errors to slip through the cracks of an otherwise tight program. Here's how to fix them.

Big Guys Use Bad Form

What's called “cheating” by the form police may be just what you need to add some serious size.

Beware the Master Debater

The newest internet expert disregards in-the-trenches wisdom from big, successful lifters and coaches. He's great at debating, but not so great at building muscle. Do you even lift, bro?

Micro-Mod Sets For Mass

If you slightly change your grip or your stance on every rep or two, you recruit a far greater number of motor units.

The Secret to Ab Training

Master this little trick and even the most intense abdominal exercises will suddenly become way more effective.

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    Grinders win, greatness is planned, and your attitude determines everything. Works in the NFL and it'll work for you.