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Tip: Avoid NSAIDS and Icing Sore Muscles

When you ice or use pain killers after a tough workout, you're actually putting the brakes on muscle growth. Here's why.

Tip: Do Stage Reps to Improve Your Pull-Ups

Suck at pull-ups? Avoid machines and use this training technique instead. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Doing Fasted Cardio

To keep muscle and lose more fat, do morning cardio in a "post-absorptive" state. Here's how.

Tip: Stop Shoulder Injuries with Spiral Loading

Here's how to prevent wrecked shoulders by getting your setup right.

Tip: Kill Bad Gut Bacteria to Stop Cravings

Cravings aren't all in your head. They're partly caused by what's going on in your gut. Here's how to fix it and kill the cravings.

Tip: Do This to Make Push-Ups More Effective

Use the arrow formation. Your head and hands should form an arrow shape, not a T shape.

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.

Why We Lift

They say you can't chase two rabbits. But don't let the metaphors fool you. It's absolutely possible to achieve more than one objective under the iron.

5 Fitness Terms That Need to Die

Fitness pros have bastardized some simple concepts, either in an attempt to show off or because they're ignorant. It ends here.

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Mark Dugdale "I Go to War!" Video

Check out Mark Dugdale in the new Biotest commercial, and let us know what you think.

Build 360 Degree Strength

Take the flexibility test, then use a unique exercise to build strength in new body positions. Your squat and deadlift will thank you.

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.

6 Ways to Keep Getting Stronger

Never stop making gains. Never hit a plateau. Never stop getting stronger. Here's how.

9 Training Concepts That Suck

Bodybuilding and strength training have hundreds of rules you need to follow to make progress. Trouble is, many of them suck. Break them.

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!

The Toughest Way to Do a Set

One rep, three phases. This overload method will not only challenge you, it'll pack muscle on your weakest body parts, fast!

The Not-So Ugly Truth About Gluten

Tens of thousands of people gave up gluten and started feeling better, only it's starting to look like it wasn't gluten that was causing the problems.

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?

How to Fix CrossFit

CrossFit hurts a lot of people, and the goal of exercise is to make you better, not worse. There's a simple fix, though.

Mark Dugdale Doubles Training, Hungry for More

"It used to take me five days to recover from a hard workout. Now, I'm able to train seven days a week, and chomping at the bit to hit legs twice."

High Frequency Squatting

A bigger squat requires more squatting. Here's a unique way to squat frequently without burning out or breaking down.

Skinny Kid to Pro Bodybuilder: Amit Sapir

Born in Israel but he was raised on T Nation, Amit Sapir has gone from knowledge-hungry teenager to IFBB pro bodybuilder.