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Tip: Your Morning Orange Juice May Be Killing You

You should be less afraid of high fructose corn syrup and more afraid of supposedly healthy fruit juices and juicing. Here's why.

Avoid the Trend Traps!

Take a look back at some of the biggest training and diet trends. Did you fall for any of them? Here's what to keep in mind.

Tip: The Truth About SARMs

What's the deal with them? Do they work like steroids? What are the side effects? Answers here.

Foam Rolling Gone Wrong

Self-myofascial release with a roller or lacrosse ball sure feels like it's working, but it may be causing permanent damage. Info here.

Tip: The Truth About Muscle Gain & Metabolism

Does building more muscle really boost your metabolism as much as you think it does? Here are the facts.

How To Build Meaty Hamstrings

Are your hammies on the puny side even though you train them? Here's how to build them with science and sweat.

Bulletproof Your Lower Back

Want to build a strong, pain-free lower back? Here's your guide.

Tip: The GHD Sit-Up – Dangerous or Awesome?

This CrossFit favorite is getting more popular. Is it safe and effective? Well, it depends. Here's what you need to know.

The 11 Best Ways to Build Shoulders

Nothing changes the look of your physique more than well-developed shoulders. We ask our experts for their very best tips for capped delts.

9 Ways to Live Longer and Look Better Naked

These foods, workouts, supplements, and drugs will help you live longer and look great doing it. Check out the list.

The Ultimate Guide to Landmine Presses

You don't do the angled barbell press? You will. Here are 8 ways to do it that are sure to become staples of your training program.

The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

7 Tips for Long-Legged Lifters

Tall people generally have to work harder and longer to develop legs. Here's how to speed up the process.

The 5 Best One-Arm Exercises

Adding a few unilateral exercises to your program will help you build more muscle and strength, and keep you injury-free. Here are five to try.

Is Your Ab Workout Making You Look Fat?

Many people, especially women, believe that deadlifts and squats can make them look blocky. False. But the wrong kind of ab training can!

The V-Taper Workout

Change the whole look of your physique by developing a V-taper: wider shoulders, tighter waist. This workout will get you both.

Bench Press Grip: The Magic Number

Use this simple math formula to find your perfect bench press grip, prevent injuries, and lift a lot more weight.

Ab Training Made Simple

You only need two or three exercises to build your abs. The trick is to choose the right exercises and breathe correctly while doing them. Here's how.

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  • How to Perform the Human Flag

    Circus trick or testament to full-body strength? Either way, it sure looks cool. Here's how to nail this movement in record time.

    5/3/1 Reloaded

    Jim Wendler answers all your questions about his proven 5/3/1 training system. Check it out.

    Blending Size and Strength 2.0

    Size or strength? Now you don't have to decide. Here's a program that uses high tension and high volume to make you strong and big.

    Tip: Bench Like a Beast Without Shoulder Pain

    Here are three ways to build upper-body strength without irritating your well-worn shoulder joints.

    The Real Driver of Muscle Growth

    A 6-month long study used experienced lifters to pinpoint what amount of volume would build the most muscle and strength. Here's what they found.

    3 Best Calorie-Burning Workouts for Lifters

    Most of the cardio work done in the gym is stupid. Here are three methods that actually burn calories and build work capacity.