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Tip: Bring Up a Puny Muscle Like This

Got small quads, a weak chest, or lagging triceps? Here's the smart way to bring them up to par.

Tip: Two New Ways to Build Bigger Traps

Finish off your traps with these unique exercise variations.

Tip: Don't Try to Hit the Triceps With Dips

Changing your form on dips to train the triceps will wreck your joints. Here's a better method that works great.

Tip: Stop Dieting If You're Skinny-Fat

Yes, choose better foods, but focus on muscle gain. Use a specialized supplement to selectively increase insulin sensitivity. Here's how.

Tip: Do Heavy Squat Stand-Ups

Bust plateaus and add more pounds to the bar with this simple technique. Check it out.

Tip: Don't Use Soreness to Judge Workout Effectiveness

You can get sore and not make progress. And you can make progress and not get sore. Here are the facts.

Tip: End Every Workout With Your Worst Lift

Pick one lift and do 3-4 sets at 80% of your max at the end of every training session. Here's why.

Tip: Ladies, Build Muscle to Get Leaner

Lift weights to lose fat. Use these 4 training tools for a smokin' physique.

Meat and Cancer

The research is questionable, but even if there is a link between meat and cancer there are 8 things you can do to prevent the risks. Check 'em out.

Women in Ground Combat

Is political correctness weakening the military? Here are the politically incorrect facts about strength, performance, and women in battle.

Tip: Eat Oatmeal Pumpkin Cookies

These cookies won't make you fat, they're healthy, and they'll fuel your workouts. Get the recipe.

Tip: Learn the Zercher Squat

Yes, it hurts, but it'll also strengthen your entire body, from quads to upper back. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Control Nutrient Partitioning With C3G

Turn food into muscle instead of storing it as fat by maximizing muscle nutrient uptake.

Tip: Use a Slow Cooker To Make Muscle-Building Meals

Here's a simple way to get breakfast and dinner ready to go for the whole week.

Exercise Variety Is Making You Weak

The idea of muscle confusion is largely misunderstood. You really don't need to keep the body guessing. Here's why, plus a better way to get strong.

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.

Flexible Training For Faster Gains

Advanced lifters don't just follow training programs blindly. They know when to push and when to back off. Here's how to become one of them.

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.

No More Training Cults

Stop looking for a fitness cult to join. Start thinking for yourself.

4 Gym Gadgets That Are Wasting Your Time

Are you using any of these overhyped fitness gadgets? If so, should you be? Probably not.

3 Ways to Power Up Your Glutes

Build superhero legs and glutes by combining three powerful cues while squatting or deadlifting.

10 Ways to Un-Suck Diet Food

Get ripped, get healthy, and get rid of those boring-ass salads. Here are 10 weird ways to make diet foods tastier and easier to prepare.

Athletes, Bad Coaches, and Steroids

Athletes take steroids to get strong. Is it because today's strength coaches have neglected to get them strong with proper training?

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.