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Tip: 2 Ways to Get a Skin-Splitting Pump

A muscular pump helps build muscle (and it looks awesome of course). Here are two ways to get the best pump of your life.

Fat Loss: 5 Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Trying to get lean? Even experienced lifters make these diet and training mistakes. Are you?

Tip: Front Squat on the Smith Machine

Forget what the little functional training nerds say. If your main goal is big legs, the Smith machine beats the basic barbell. Here's why.

Tip: Here's Why You Have Puny Shoulders

Everyone thinks they know how to train delts, but very few have mountains under their T-shirts. Here's what they're missing.

Tip: Take the Tapping Test for CNS Health

Sounds crazy, but counting how many times you can make a dot on a page with a pencil can tell you a lot about your nervous system. Info here.

Tip: Make This Exercise For Traps Even Better

Here's how to take a classic trap-building movement and make it even more effective.

Tip: One Question Every Lifter Must Answer

If you want to get bigger, stronger, or leaner, one question must be asked. Answer honestly and you'll make more progress. Take a look.

Get Your Girl To Lift

Does lifting make women bulky? Many still seem to think so. But if you want to help them get in shape without scaring them off, here's the script you need to follow.

Tip: Make Progress Without Adding Weight

These alternative ways to track progress provide variety, insight, and results. Check 'em out.

Tip: A New Way to Build Wide Delts

Band training is kinda weenie. But adding bands to dumbbells will blow up your delts. Here's exactly how to do it.

Tip: Challenge Yourself With a "Changeup"

Baseball pitchers use a changeup to shock and confuse the batter. Apply the strategy to your training and make the basics even more brutal. Here's how.

Tip: Do THIS to Improve Your Front Squat

Hate front squats? Well, they hate you too. Do this accessory exercise to take control and master them.

Tip: Increase Pull-Up Power With This Simple Plan

This workout strategy combines high frequency with very low reps to get you doing double-digit pull-ups. Take a look!

Tip: A Treadmill Workout That Doesn't Suck

Is it possible to lose fat without becoming a jogger? Yep. Do treadmill loaded carries. Take a look.

Tip: Keep Estrogen in Check

Men need it, but if you have too much your health risks skyrocket. Oh, and you'll be a pudgeball. Here's how to keep estrogen under control.

Tip: Stairway-To-Pain Intervals

Stepmills suck. Well, actually, they're great for fat loss and conditioning. They're just hard. Here's how to get results in a 5-minute workout.

Tip: The 10-10-10 Treadmill Sprint Workout

Want a bigger engine? Do metcon with progressive overload. This is tough and it only gets tougher... but so will you. Take a look.

Tip: Cook 6 Meals in 60 Minutes

"I don't have time to cook good food" basically means "I mismanage my time." Follow this plan to keep the fridge well-stocked.

Tip: Drop the Frankenstein Exercises

Trying to fit more work into less time has its advantages. But a mash-up of exercises will limit your gains. Here's what to do instead.

Unusual Fat Loss Methods, Backed by Science

What do dogs, weed, sex, nicotine, a clean house, and cold potatoes have in common? They can help you lose fat. Check out the weird science.

Tip: Use This Trick to Hit Squat Depth Every Time

If you can't hit proper depth, stop going up in weight. A squat is not a slight knee-bend or a curtsy. This clever trick will help you stop being lame.

Tip: The Easiest Way to Get Healthier

Increasing your performance in the gym and preventing many diseases can be as simple as going outside. Here's why.

Tip: Train Abs First

Impressive abs aren't just made in the kitchen. They're grown through intentional and regular hypertrophy training. Here's how to make sure that happens.

Tip: Build Your Consistency Muscle

There's only one way to be consistent in the gym. And the delicate snowflakes out there don't want to hear it. Here it is anyway.