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Tip: A Better Way to Build Hammies

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

Tip: The Missing Chest Exercise

Here's how to increase muscle fiber recruitment to build bigger, stronger pecs. And most people never even do it.

Tip: You're Confused About Muscle Confusion

If you think your muscles need to be "confused" every workout, then you're, well, kinda confused. Here's why.

Tip: Beware of Insta-Experts

You see these jackasses a lot lately. It's time to call out the two worst offenders.

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: Put Your Gut Health First

You are what you eat, right? Not really. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: 3 Ways to Beat Chronic Stress

Your body needs cortisol, but too much will wreck your gains and performance. Here's how to keep it under control.

Tip: The Best Way to Set Gym Goals

What are your goals? Take 3 minutes and outline them like this. You'll be twice as likely to reach them.

Tip: Beware of Counterfeit Olive Oil

Stop being a sucker. 73% of the olive oils on U.S. shelves are counterfeit or inferior. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Eat These Beans to Get Lean

Beans really are the magical fruit. Well, at least one variety of beans is. Check out this science.

Tip: Build Traps in the Calf Machine

Sounds weird, but it works. Here's how to do it.

Tip: How Tall Guys Can Improve Squat Mobility

Yes, you can be tall and squat with good form. This assistance exercise will help. Check it out.

Tip: The 10-Second Core Killer

This exercise makes even the hardest plank variation seem easy. Check it out and give it a shot.

Tip: Forget the IT Band

Foam rolling the IT band is popular, but it's not doing what you think it's doing. Here's what's really going on, plus a better method.

Tip: Drink More Green Tea

You've heard about its mild fat-burning benefits. Here's how to really crank them up.

Tip: Lift Better. Think Better. Take This Amino Acid.

This amino improves your focus, mood, energy, and even learning abilities. Here's the science.

Tip: Nail Your Abs With Partial Pulses

By improving the activation and recruitment of the core, you'll increase your strength in the big lifts. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Take This Mental Toughness Test

You'll be shaking, sucking for air, and cursing T Nation... but you'll also be developing mental toughness. Try it!

3 Stretches That Make Things Worse

Everyone does these three stretches... and just about everyone is screwing them up. Are you?

Tip: Get Your Head Right For Overhead Pressing

Here's a simple way to avoid smashing your chin on overhead pressing exercises. Bonus: You'll be stronger too. Take a look.

Tip: Test Your Vertical Jump

If you can't hit 30 inches you have work to do. Here's an easy way to test your vertical and what to do if it stinks.

Tip: 2 Ways to Get a Skin-Splitting Pump

A muscular pump helps build muscle (and it looks awesome of course). Here are two ways to get the best pump of your life.

Tip: Make Progress Without Adding Weight

These alternative ways to track progress provide variety, insight, and results. Check 'em out.

Tip: Keep Estrogen in Check

Men need it, but if you have too much your health risks skyrocket. Oh, and you'll be a pudgeball. Here's how to keep estrogen under control.