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Tip: The GHD Sit-Up – Dangerous or Awesome?

This CrossFit favorite is getting more popular. Is it safe and effective? Well, it depends. Here's what you need to know.

You Should be Doing Face Pulls

Fix your posture, build your rear delts, and heal your shoulders. Here’s how to do it.

A Joint-by-Joint Approach to Training

Think about training from a joint perspective and you’ll get better results from your workouts. Here’s how.

The MATADOR Intermittent Diet

Lose the fat and keep the strength with this two-weeks on, two-weeks off plan. It's actually pretty easy. Check it out.

Lunges: You're Doing Them Wrong

There's a 90 percent chance you're doing lunges or split squats incorrectly. Here's where you're going wrong and how to do them right.

The Ultimate Guide to Landmine Presses

You don't do the angled barbell press? You will. Here are 8 ways to do it that are sure to become staples of your training program.

The Best Training Method You're Not Using

This training method adds volume and builds strength, size, and endurance while getting you ripped. It's also fun. Here's how to do it.

Carb Cycling That Actually Works

Carb cycling doesn't work the way you think it works. But it can be used to preserve strength, energy and muscle while losing fat. Here's how.

Tip: Know When to Use Lifting Straps

The strongest lifters use straps, but not all the time. Here's a guide to help you decide when, and when not, to use them.

Bodybuilding vs. Powerlifting Bench Press

Is your main goal to bench press a Buick or build a great chest? The nine differences you must know to get the results you want.

Mountain Dog Training for Intermediates

John Meadows’ style of training is typically used by only very advanced lifters. Here’s how to make it work for you if you’re a mere mortal.

8-Week Basic Strength Plan

Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.

Tip: Beyond Conditioning

Sure, this type of work is great for body composition. But it's also a strength and muscle builder. Here's what you need to know.

The Fake Butt Phenomenon

From fitness celebrities to reality stars, augmented asses are everywhere. Here's how they do it and how to spot the pretenders.

Screw Cardio! Four Complexes for a Shredded Physique

Get ripped fast with 9-minute workouts! Too bad most "fit" people will likely throw up on minute 8.

The “One Lift a Day” Program

The program is simple, the workouts are short, and the results are fantastic. The catch? It’s also brutally hard. Check it out.

Tip: Get Ripped on the Rower

The erg is the best fat burning machine in the gym, period. Here's how to use it right, plus three killer workouts to try.

Tip: The Right and Wrong Way to Cable Crunch

Wickedly effective ab exercise, if you're doing it correctly. You're probably not. Here's the definitive guide.

The Insulin Advantage

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

The Pros and Cons of Powerlifting Training

You can learn a lot from competitive powerlifters. But you can also really screw up your progress if you follow their "rules" blindly. Here's the cold hard truth.

The Z Press: Advanced Overhead Pressing

The Z Press is much harder than the overhead press and it will expose any weaknesses you might have. Here’s how to do it.

Unpopular Opinion: The Partial Squat Is Fine

Here's what you really need to know about the optimal squat depth.

The Ultimate Grip Strength Test

Take your strength to the next level with this simple 60-second challenge. Then, build a bone-crushing grip. Here's how.

8 Inconvenient Truths About Ab Training

Most of us know how to train a muscle, but most of it seems to get flushed down the toilet when it comes to abs. Here's what you need to know.