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Tip: Don't Use a Mixed Grip When Deadlifting

If you always used a mixed grip when deadlifting, you'll get injured. Instead, master the hook grip. Here's how.

Effective Training for Busy Men

Life has this annoying habit of interfering, but that doesn't mean training should get put on the back burner.

Tip: Total Body Training vs. Body Part Splits

Should you train a muscle group or two per day or your entire body? Here are the pros and cons of each method.

Deadlifts: Which Type is Best For You?

Everyone has a favorite deadlift - the one they're strongest at. Here's how to figure out which one you should be doing.

12 Truths About Bodybuilding Training

If your main goal is to build big muscles, this is a must read. Check it out.

Super-Fast, Super-Effective Workouts

Build more muscle from two or three short weekly workouts than most guys do from training six days a week. Try these programs.

Tip: The Two Fats That Boost Testosterone

The more you ingest of either of these two fats, the more T your body produces.

10 Movements For Explosive Power

Explosive training doesn't mean endless sets of power cleans. Here are 10 ways to power-up.

How to Burn Stubborn Body Fat

Eating less and exercising more isn't going to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat. Here's the smart way to blast those love handles and saddlebags.

8/6/3 For Size and Strength

This coach dared to mess around with Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 and tweak it for his athletes. Here’s what happened.

The Truth About Fruit and Fat Loss

Some people think fruit causes metabolic problems and should be avoided when dieting. Here's the real story.

Anabolic Nutrition: From A to Z

Make gains, get lean, and stay healthy. Start with this list.

Growth Factor Shoulder Training

Warning: This workout is gonna hurt. Get ready to use time under tension, multiple angles of attack, and a whole bunch of lactate.

The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

A simple workout program that will help you break multiple personal records in just 8 weeks. Guaranteed.

Everyone Should Use Creatine

Everyone should take creatine, even if their goal isn't to build mountains of muscle. Here's why and how to use it.

Tip: What 2 Weeks Off Really Does to Your Body

Here's how that vacation will affect your size and strength.

Break 3 Rules, Build More Muscle

Partial reps, isolation exercises, high rep sets: All bad in the eyes of performance and strength coaches, but all very effective for building slabs of muscle.

4 Weeks To A Bigger Chest

You want pumped-up pecs that you can balance a bottle of pilsner on in just 4 weeks? Get ready to train chest heavy, hard, and frequently.

4 Simple Leg Workouts for Growth

They’re simple, but they’re not easy. Check out the workouts that’ll cure your flamingo legs.

Tip: Are Protein Shakes Really Bad For You?

The lay press says to lay off protein shakes. Here's the truth.

How Long Should I Rest Between Sets?

If a trainer says to always rest 3 minutes between sets, he's an idiot. Here are the 9 things you need to consider to get the best results.

The Absolute Best Way to Build Hamstrings

Big strong hammies are rare, even though everyone trains them. Here's what they're doing wrong and how to really build them.

The Most Important Lesson From Lifting

Strong muscles are awesome, but weight training can teach you lessons that go far beyond the gym. Here they are.

The Insulin Advantage

Control insulin and you'll control exactly what your physique looks like. Here's how.