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Yes, the deadlift is awesome, but it's not so great for hypertrophy. Here's why, plus a better option for size gains.

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Tip: Do the Tiger Bend Push-Up

A challenging new way to do push-ups. Bonus: It looks damn cool. Check it out.

Tip: Do These Metabolic Complexes

This training method gets you strong, builds muscle, and even burns some fat. Warning: It's also nasty

Tip: Does Weight Lifting Stunt Height?

Many "experts" say kids should avoid lifting because it'll prevent them from getting taller. That's bull. Here's why.

The Dumb Figure Coach

Starvation diets, damaging workouts, and eating toilet paper. It's time to call out the idiot competition coaches who are damaging women.

Tip: Build Your Consistency Muscle

There's only one way to be consistent in the gym. And the delicate snowflakes out there don't want to hear it. Here it is anyway.

Tip: 2 Things Every Lifter Must Do to Improve

Some people can't escape the newbie phase. Others get stuck at the intermediate level. Both groups are making the same mistakes. Are you?

4 Movements For a Monster Deadlift

A weak deadlift is a sign of a weak body. Get your numbers up with these surefire variations. Here's exactly how to do them plus a workout program.

Tip: The 10-Minute Leg Day Challenge

Test your front squat, deadlift, and testicular fortitude with this unique workout. Check it out.

Tip: Avoid This Major Training Mistake

Want to get bigger and stronger? Then you're going to have to remove this bad habit from your life. Check it out.

Tip: 10 Ways to Challenge Your Body and Grow

Muscle growth is an adaptive response. No challenge, no gains. Are you using at least a few of these progression methods?

Tip: Find Your Perfect Squat Depth

Use the test here to find out how low you can go and how wide or narrow your feet should be.

Tip: Stretch the Hip Flexors

Sit on your butt most of the day? Try this dynamic stretch that'll get you ready for smooth, heavy lifting.

Tip: Improve Your Tempo on Pull-Ups

If your goal is to build more muscle, use this tempo prescription to get better results.

Fine-Tuning the Clean

You don't have to be a competitive Olympic lifter to benefit from the clean. Build power and explosiveness with one lift. Here's how.

Tip: Test Your Unilateral Leg Strength

These four challenges will test your lower body strength and give you a heck of a workout. Check 'em out.

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: Love the Process. Screw the Scale.

When fat loss is the main goal, the scale becomes the main tool for judging progress. Here's how that can backfire.

Tip: Do This Killer Exercise for Lats and Abs

Hit your arms and lats while building your abs. Here's how.

Tip: Build Your Chest With This Combo Exercise

This movement combines two great pec builders into one tough exercise. Check it out.

Tip: For Strong Obliques, Do This Unique Exercise

Reverse cable side bends hit the abs and obliques in a whole new way. Here's how to do them.

5 Training Rules to Live By

There's stuff you learn only after years of training. Skip the long learning curve and get smart about lifting right now. Read this.

Tip: Do the Lap Barbell Curl

We bet you've never tried this explosive biceps exercise. Check it out.

Tip: Drink Coffee to Boost Your Metabolism

How to wisely use coffee to speed fat loss, increase performance, and dull cravings.

Tip: Ramp Up the Back Extension

Two ways to jack up the intensity of this classic posterior chain exercise. Check 'em out.