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Tip: Know Why You're Squatting

Do you want more muscle or more weight on the bar? How you answer should determine how you squat. Info here.

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.

Tip: Do Elevator Squats for Big Legs

Finish off leg day with this hypertrophy-inducing training method. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Med Ball Tack & Floss

Shoulders feeling stiff and cranky? Ditch the foam roller, grab a med ball, and do these drills.

Tip: Drop the Cheat Meals

Cheat meals have their place, but not if you're already too fat. It's time for a reality check. Read this... or just run to your safe space and stay fat.

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: Use Conditioning to Build Muscle

Hey meathead, if you're not accustomed to raising your heart rate, get started with one of these options.

Tip: Lift Hard, Lift Wisely

Keep these 15 things in mind and you'll have a long lifting career.

Tip: Punch the Barbell for Bigger Biceps

Actually, your partner punches the bar while you hold an isometric. Here's how that works and how to do it.

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 the Jettison Technique for Dips

Increase time under tension and build your chest with this excruciatingly awesome drop-set technique.

Tip: Do Partner Flyes for Bigger Pecs

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

Tip: Send Carbs To Muscle

How to drive nutrients preferentially into muscle cells instead of storing them as body fat.

Tip: Do Cable Pullovers for Great Lats

The cable beats the dumbbell for this classic bodybuilding exercise. Here's how to do it.

The Two-Second Muscle Builder

Leave your ego in the locker room, use this tough training method, and makes some real gains. Here's how.

The 5 Dumbest Stretching Myths

For decades, gym goers and athletes stretched before workouts and competitions. Then stretching became “bad.” Here's the real story.

Tip: Use the Countdown Method for Delts

This is really going to burn. Badly. But you'll like the results. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Trying, Start Committing

It's time to cut the crap and reach your physique goals. Trying is lying. Start committing instead. Here's how.

Tip: Build That Back With 21's

Get stronger lats, biceps and even abs by doing chin-ups using the reverse 21 method. Here's how.

Tip: Go Negative to Get Positive Results

Sometimes a kick in the butt works better than a pat on the back, especially for fat loss. Here's why.

Tip: Get Photo-Shocked To Spark Motivation

Most people won't do it. It's painful and often embarrassing, but it sure works. Check it out.

Tip: Do Hand Walkouts for Ab Strength

You can do this challenging core obliterator anywhere. Here's how.

Tip: Stop Making That Face

Psyching yourself up to lift can wreck your CNS and increase cortisol. Here's why.

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Brutal Squat Day Meadows, Tate & Dugdale

See John Meadows, Dave Tate and Mark Dugdale go through a brutal squat workout. Lots of technique discussed.