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Tip: The Best Lunge for Hard Glutes and Pain-Free Knees

Not only will this lunge variation work better on your saggy ass, it's also safer on the knees. Here's exactly how to do it.

Tip: Test Things Out and Commit

Here's something that successful lifters and athletes do that you should be doing too.

Tip: Build Your Chest With Bands & Iron

This is really going to hurt, but you'll love the results you'll get in chest and triceps growth. Try these two exercises.

Tip: Use Box Breathing to Regain Focus

Here's a trick used by strongman competitors to increase performance that you need to use too.

Tip: Use Training Programs Wisely

Let your program be your guide, but be prepared for detours. Here's how.

Tip: Be Careful Cutting Calories

Is your HEC in check? It better be. Here's why.

Tip: Avoid This Pulldown & Pull-Up Mistake

Some people actually think this technique blunder is the correct form. They're wrong. Check it out.

Tip: Strengthen Your Ankles and Feet

This strange looking movement will really help prevent injuries. Check it out.

The Missing CrossFit Exercise

CrossFit-style training is asymmetrical and incomplete, and people are paying the price with injuries. Here's how they can fix it.

Tip: Lose Fat. Avoid These Pitfalls.

These two things don't directly involve food, but they'll wreck your diet anyway. Check 'em out.

5 Critical Exercises for Athletes

Muscle imbalances are weaknesses. Weaknesses cause injuries. Injuries suck. Fix the problem. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Windmill Plank for Your Core

It's one of the best core exercises for power & strength athletes. Check it out.

Tip: Take This Grip Strength Test

If you can't pass this test, then either your grip strength sucks or you're too fat. Check it out.

The Truth About Direct Arm Training

Many functional training zealots will tell you there's no need to train the biceps and triceps directly. Here's why they're wrong... and kinda puny.

Tip: Fix Your Diet. Stop Ignoring the Obvious.

Disregard the quick-fix advice that most women's magazines are pedaling these days. Zero in on the big habitual blunders.

Tip: Do Just 4 Intense Workouts Per Week

Sure, you can train more often than that, but here's why you'll make better progress limiting the tough workouts to four a week.

Tip: Do 4 Exercises for Forearms and Grip

We bet you haven't tried these unique exercises. Add a few to the end of your workouts to cure PFS – Puny Forearm Syndrome.

Tip: Do Front Squats First

Want bigger quads? Do this quick front-squat ramp before you do anything else on leg day.

Tip: Do the Rack Pull and Chin-Up Superset

This challenging back builder combines compression and decompression exercises for max results. Here's how to do it.

Tip: How to Foam Roll Your Calves

Foam rolling hurts so good. Problem is, most people aren't using the right methods. Here's how to correctly target the calves.

Tip: Do Partner Flyes for Bigger Pecs

Manual resistance flyes. Yeah, this is gonna hurt. Here's how to do them.

Tip: Fire Up the Lats to Deadlift Better

Getting the lats to engage is a game changer for a big deadlift. Try this training technique to make it happen.

Tip: Build Your Mind-Muscle Connection

It's not broscience, it's science-science. And here's why you need it for optimal muscle growth.

Tip: Use Instinctive Training Wisely

The fancy term for it is autoregulatory training. Here's how and when to use it.