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Tip: Embrace the Grind

Here's the hard truth about success in the gym, whether you want to hear it or not.

8 Evil Accommodating Resistance Exercises

Certain parts of a lift aren't as hard as others. There's less tension, and tension builds muscle. Here's how to turn it up.

Tip: Methods vs. Mechanisms. Know the Difference

What's the best diet and training plan for YOU? Here's the smart way to find out.

7 Lifting Rules That Actually Don't Matter Much

You might think these things are damn important to your training. In truth, they're not as crucial as you think.

Tip: Heavy Weight, High Reps for Big Quads

High-rep sets build muscle. Heavier, low-rep sets do too. Here's how to do them both in the same workout.

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Tip: Correct Way to Stretch Hip Flexors

Lifters often suffer from tight hip flexors. And most of them are stretching them wrong. Here’s the right way.

Tip: The Kettlebell Bench Press

This floor press variation can correct faulty motor patterns, build your pecs and triceps, and even fix your achy shoulders. Check it out.

Tip: Inspiration vs. Perspiration

Which of these two phases are you in? Only one will get you the results you're wanting.

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Tip: Do the Dead-Stop Bench Press

Starting the bar from a dead position on the bench press will make you stronger and bigger. Here's how.

Tip: Strong Legs, Happy Knees

Here's how to build your quads without overstressing your knees.

Tip: Don't Train Biceps Before Shoulders

Hit your delts first, or ideally, on a different day than biceps. Here's why.

Tip: The Not-So-Pretty Truth About Gym Motivation

Here's how your personal demons can make you better.

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Tip: Strong Glutes, Better Deadlifts

Do you hitch your heavy deadlifts or PR attempts? Use this assistance exercise to fix your problem: weak glutes.

Tip: A New Way to Build Rear Delts

This exercise makes it impossible to cheat, and it'll hit your glutes and hams too. Take a look.

Tip: Get Instant Endurance With This Pill

Run, swim, or lift longer with just one or two capsules of this plant compound.

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Tip: Build Quads to Stop Mid-Shin Deadlift Fails

In the deadlift, if you can break the bar off the floor but struggle mid-shin, the problem is likely weak quads. Here's one way to fix it.

Tip: When To Change Everything

No motivation? Progress stalled in the gym? Here's how changing everything about your training can get you back on track.

Tip: Build Muscle and Lose Fat at the Same Time

Yes, it can be done. Here's the part most people don't understand.

Tip: Body-Build For Brute Athleticism

The muscle-bound myth is dead, or at least it should be. Here's why even athletes need some meathead hypertrophy training.

7 Things Successful Lifters Do

What's the most effective workout? The best eating plan? Apply these 7 proven decision-making methods and you'll know.

Tip: Shorten Your Cold by 42% With This Mineral

Here's how to easily get over your cold faster and get your butt back into the gym.

Tip: Need to Lose Fat? Do This First

It's easy to do, but psychologically tough at first. And that's a good thing.

Tip: Do Cardio Separate From Lifting

You'll build more muscle. Here are a few ways to do it, and some ideas to try if that's just not possible for you.

Tip: To Lose Fat, Stop Being a Pantywaist

This may hurt your feelings, but it'll also solve your fat loss problem. Step away from your safe space and check it out.