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Tip: Surround Yourself With These 5 People

Outperform yourself, make gains, and enjoy the process. Every lifter needs these five types of people in his life.

Tip: Do Paused Shrugs for Bigger Traps

Shrugs work for building traps, but most people do them wrong. Here's how to really make them work.

Tip: Beat Stress with Rhodiola Rosea

Stress can rob you of your gains. Enhance your body's ability to adapt naturally. Here's how.

Tip: Stop Doing Static Stretching

Regular stretching often does more harm than good, especially for lifters and strength athletes. Here's why.

Tip: Stop Doing Fasted Cardio

To keep muscle and lose more fat, do morning cardio in a "post-absorptive" state. Here's how.

Tip: For Deadlifts, Put Your Armpits Over the Bar

This puts you in a safer, more efficient position for big pulls and new PRs. Here's why.

Shut Up and Get Strong

Want to lose fat? Get strong. Want to build muscle? Get strong. Want to be a better athlete? Get strong. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: Use Caffeine Before Workouts for Fat Loss

Pre-training caffeine promotes fat burning two different ways. Check this out.

The Starch That Burns Body Fat

When prepared the right way, foods like grains, beans, and potatoes can actually turn you into a fat-burning machine. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Skater Squat to Get Stronger

It's challenging and it'll make you a better barbell squatter. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Make the Bulgarian Split Squat Even Tougher

Use this exercise and you'll squat more weight for more reps. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Change Your Rep Ranges for Size & Strength

There are better set/rep schemes out there than 3x10, especially if gains have stalled. Check these out.

Tip: Do These 3 Mobility Drills for Better Squats

Perform these drills before you squat and you'll feel the difference.

5 Ways to Press Through the Pain

Don't let injuries keep you from making gains. Here's how to wisely work around shoulder problems and keep getting stronger.

Tip: Superset for Spinal Health & Increased Strength

Do an exercise that deloads the spine immediately after one that loads it heavily. You'll get stronger and keep the spine healthy. Here's how.

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.

Tip: To Build Big Delts, Train Multiple Angles

The big lifts are foundational, but isolation and time under tension are crucial for shoulder size. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Use Intra-Set Stretching to Trigger Muscle Growth

Warning: This hurts. But stretching a pumped muscle under load also builds muscle, fast. Here's how to do it.

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.

7 Reasons You're Still Weak or Fat

If you've been spinning your wheels in the gym with nothing to show for it, you need to re-evaluate your entire approach and make some big changes.

Tip: Do the Dixon 3-Way for Bigger Arms

Forget how awkward that sounds. This is an intense workout for biceps and triceps. Check it out.

Tip: Do Weighted Stair Climbs for Metcon

One of the best metabolic conditioning exercises you can do... if you have the guts. Check out these five brutal variations.