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High-rep sets build muscle. Heavier, low-rep sets do too. Here's how to do them both in the same workout.

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Tip: Correct Way to Stretch Hip Flexors

Lifters often suffer from tight hip flexors. And most of them are stretching them wrong. Here’s the right way.

Tip: Inspiration vs. Perspiration

Which of these two phases are you in? Only one will get you the results you're wanting.

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Tip: Build Quads to Stop Mid-Shin Deadlift Fails

In the deadlift, if you can break the bar off the floor but struggle mid-shin, the problem is likely weak quads. Here's one way to fix it.

Tip: When To Change Everything

No motivation? Progress stalled in the gym? Here's how changing everything about your training can get you back on track.

Tip: Body-Build For Brute Athleticism

The muscle-bound myth is dead, or at least it should be. Here's why even athletes need some meathead hypertrophy training.

Tip: Shorten Your Cold by 42% With This Mineral

Here's how to easily get over your cold faster and get your butt back into the gym.

Tip: Stop Sabotaging Yourself on Weekends

Three tips to help keep you from blowing your fat-loss diet every Saturday and Sunday. You know who you are!

Tip: 4 Reasons to Keep a Food Log

Can't get lean and stay that way? Track your food intake. Here's why.

The Best Workout for YOUR Body

Are you a non-responder or a super-responder to training? Act like a scientist and build workouts unique to your physiology. Here's how.

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Tip: 3 Ways to Front Squat

Which grip is best for you: clean grip or crossed arms? For most lifters, it's neither. It's the strapped method.

Tip: 5 Ways to Dominate the Toughest Ab Exercise

Most people can't even do it on their knees, much less standing. (Wait, that sounds dirty.) Here's how you can master it.

Tip: Live Longer, Prepare Veggies Like This

A new study may have discovered the healthiest way to eat vegetables. Check this out.

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Tip: Use Leverage Drop Sets for Biceps

Here's a smart way to build biceps that manipulates leverages, allowing you to extend the set and target different muscle fibers.

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Tip: How to Build Grip Strength

If the bar is slipping out of your hands on the deadlift, your grip isn't strong enough. But since grip strength is mostly neural, it doesn't take long to see drastic improvements if you work on it.

Tip: Do This When Training Hurts

Use this 5-step assessment to know if you should stop a set or continue.

Tip: Do Diagonal Back Exercises

Do you use diagonal pulling movements? Here are two great examples guaranteed to build your back.

Tip: The Plank is for Newbs

This popular exercise doesn't actually do much, unless you're a rank beginner. Here's why, plus a better exercise.

Tip: A New Way to Lift a Barbell

This is a great exercise for shoulders, core, and more. Easy to learn, challenging to do! Check it out.

Make 8 Great Exercises Even Better

Here's how to take your favorite exercises and make them work even better for muscle and strength gains.

Tip: Grit is a Skill. Build Some, Wimp.

Not many people have it these days. Here's why those who do have an advantage in life.

Tip: Build Your Glutes, Boost Athleticism

Add this exercise to your program if you want complete leg and glute development that transfers perfectly into sports.

Tip: Take the Ultimate Stability Challenge

This is a true test of full-body stability, strength, and motor control. Take a look.

Tip: Strengthen Your Erectors

Prevent injury and boost your big lifts by directly training these muscles. Here's how.

Tip: 3 Great Things About Lifting Weights

Sure, you'll build muscle and strength, but there's more. Here's what non-lifters just don't know.