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Tip: The First Step to Core Strength

A strong core improves all your big lifts, but most people skip this step. Here's what they're missing.

Tip: Feel Pain, Reach Goals

Pain tolerance is a requirement for mental and physical strength. Welcome it. Here's the deal.

Tip: Build Biceps & Abs With the Inverted Curl

Target two muscles groups with just one super-effective exercise. Here's how.

Tip: The Pull-Up That Builds Your Whole Back

This exercise might be too tough for you, but even just a few reps will fire up your upper back and lats. Take a look.

Tip: The 10-Second Core Killer

This exercise makes even the hardest plank variation seem easy. Check it out and give it a shot.

Tip: Don't Just Get Tired. Get Better.

This is one of the most important lessons you can learn when it comes to choosing a workout plan or a coach. Check it out.

Tip: The Stretch You Should Do Every Day

Feel better in 30 seconds. This is a must for those who have to sit a lot at work. Take a look.

Tip: Drink More Green Tea

You've heard about its mild fat-burning benefits. Here's how to really crank them up.

Tip: Make Ice Cream With One Ingredient

It's simple, it's healthy, and yeah, there's only a single ingredient. Here's how to make it.

Rehab Gone Wrong

Foam rollers, lacrosse balls, back walking, kettlebells. Can these work as tools to fix tightness and pain? Not when you use them like this. Here's what works better.

Tip: Finish Your Calf Training With This

Hitting your calves hard and not getting results? Before you gripe about genetics, add this to the end of every calf workout.

Tip: The Worst Way to Do Push-Ups

The way most people do push-ups leads to acute and chronic injury to the joints and tissues. Here's how to fix it.

Tip: Train Your Strong Side First

Correct strength imbalances and bring up your weak points by using this counterintuitive training method. Check it out.

IFBB Pro Talks Faith, Family, and Iron

In a sport full of negative stereotypes, Mark Dugdale stands apart. His humble approach may inspire you. His training regimen definitely will.

Tip: The Smartest Way to Do Circuit Training

Hit every major muscle group and train every movement pattern with this unique and challenging full-body workout.

Tip: Are You a Monk Dieter or a Monkey Dieter?

If your main goal is fat loss, then you need to know which camp you fall into. BOTH are mistakes. Check it out.

Tip: Close Your Eyes On This Lift

Recruit more motor units, improve form, and build more strength... by shutting your eyes? Yep, here's how it works.

Tip: Don't Neglect Light Weights for Muscle Growth

Chances are, you're not training light enough to build muscle at an optimal rate. Wait, what? Check out this controversial new study.

Tip: Test Your Vertical Jump

If you can't hit 30 inches you have work to do. Here's an easy way to test your vertical and what to do if it stinks.

The Numbers of Muscle Building

Bodybuilding is full of percentages, but you don't need to be a math geek to appreciate these numbers.

Tip: The T-Boosting Capsule You Need to Take

This simple ingredient has been proven to boost testosterone, build muscle, and burn fat. Check it out.

Tip: How to Make the Step-Up Work Better

Hint: It's all about your toes. Try this out on leg day.

Tip: Make Progress Without Adding Weight

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

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!