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Nearly every trainer will say that you can't spot reduce. Well, maybe THEY can't. But here's what stubborn body fat actually is, and how to lose it.

The Hybrid Split

No workout program or weekly split is perfect for everybody of course, but this one comes pretty damn close. Take a look.

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Wickedly effective ab exercise, if you're doing it correctly. You're probably not. Here's the definitive guide.

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Figure and bikini competitors use them. Celebrities endorse them. But what's really happening to the body when squeems are used? Here's the nasty truth.

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Work the core, glutes, and even shoulders together while burning loads of body fat in one excruciating exercise sequence.

Cardio for Strong People

Forget boring, strength-sapping forms of cardio. These treadmill and bike finishers will burn fat and increase athleticism in just 4-12 minutes.

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Those popular ab exercises you see in many workout programs are ineffective and injurious. Luckily, there are smarter alternatives.

Max Out on Squats Every Day

A closer look at the Broz Olympic Method. Check it out.

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Think pulling a sled is child's play? Get off that motorized hamster wheel and start getting leaner, stronger, and healthier.

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The 500 Workout

It's time to shake up your workout, stimulate new muscle gains, and lose some fat. Try this training template.

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10 Great Things About Lifting Weights

If your friends and family don't understand why you spend all that time in the gym, send them this.

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The shoulders make the physique, they say. Here’s how to finally get yours bigger and stronger.