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Tip: Build or Preserve Muscle At All Times

Losing fat doesn't have to mean losing muscle. And building muscle doesn't have to mean gaining fat. Here are the facts.

Tip: Test Things Out and Commit

Here's something that successful lifters and athletes do that you should be doing too.

Tip: Try Blood Flow Restriction Training

Popular with hardcore bodybuilders, this method can also be used if you're rehabbing. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Squat-Stance Deadlift

Is the conventional deadlift or the sumo deadlift better? For many of us, a combination of the two is best. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Build Your Chest With Bands & Iron

This is really going to hurt, but you'll love the results you'll get in chest and triceps growth. Try these two exercises.

Tip: Find Out If You're Insulin Sensitive

Take control of this hormone to make sure you're staying lean and building only muscle. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Work. Don't Blame Genetics.

Genetics make a difference, but don't lose hope. Smart training and eating will maximize what your parents gave you. Here's the deal.

Tip: Use Box Breathing to Regain Focus

Here's a trick used by strongman competitors to increase performance that you need to use too.

Tip: Stop Making This Diet Mistake

Most people think they need to cut carbs and calories on their days off. They're wrong. Here's why.

Tip: Try These 3 Tough Pull-Up Variations

Think you're good at pull-ups and chin-ups? Yeah, we'll see about that. Check out these athletic variations!

Tip: Use Time Blocks Instead of Sets

A new way to plan your workouts that will break you out of a rut and keep you focused. Check it out.

Tip: Accelerate Workout Recovery Two Ways

Lymphatic drainage: Sounds nasty, but it's not. Here's why you need to promote it and a couple of ridiculously easy ways to do it.

Tip: Build a Stronger, Harder Butt

Blast your glutes and hamstrings like never before with dynamic-static compound sets. Here's how.

Tip: Foam Roll AFTER Training For Fast Recovery

Soft tissue work on the roller is okay before workouts, but it's best done after training. Here's why.

Tip: Use Primer Singles

Here are two ways that smart lifters prime their bodies for monster lifts and new personal records.

Tip: Set New PRs with the Small Loading Trick

Looks kinda weird, but it'll actually help you hit a new personal record. Check it out.

Tip: Learn to Use a Weight Belt Correctly

Are you making this common mistake with your lifting belt? Find out here.

Tip: Do These Drills Before Leg Day

These easy moves will get you ready for heavy squats, deadlifts, lunges, and more. Check 'em out.

Tip: Do 20 Reps With Your 10 Rep Max

Sounds crazy, but it works when you use the ladder method. Here's how to do it for size gains.

Tip: Improve Your Tempo on Pull-Ups

If your goal is to build more muscle, use this tempo prescription to get better results.

Tip: Stop Disregarding the Importance of Sleep

Lack of sleep makes you fatter and even leads to muscle loss, regardless of diet. Check this out.

Tip: Stop Rowing With Excessive ROM

Using full range of motion is good, except when it's bad and leads to injury. Here's how to fix this common form mistake.

Tip: Use Box Jumps The Right Way

That means NOT using them for conditioning or cardio. Here's why.

The Missing CrossFit Exercise

CrossFit-style training is asymmetrical and incomplete, and people are paying the price with injuries. Here's how they can fix it.