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Tip: Shark Habits and Pirate Maps

Use these two tools to increase discipline, boost mental toughness, and get more done.

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.

5 Training Rules to Live By

There's stuff you learn only after years of training. Skip the long learning curve and get smart about lifting right now. Read this.

How to Train For Power

To dominate the field of play or just kick some serious butt in the gym, you have to develop raw power. Here's how.

In Defense of Deficit Deadlifts

Is the deficit deadlift a dangerous exercise, or is it a safe way to build super strength? Answer here.

Hip Belt Squats

Blast your quads and spare your lower back with this old school strength-training staple. Here’s how.

Overrated Muscle-Builders and Superior Alternatives

The best exercises for building muscle aren't always the most popular ones. Here are a few effective, yet underrated, moves for legs, arms, and chest.

Real Men Do Sissy Squats

This forgotten squat exercise is still one of the best ways to build quads.

Steroids for Bodybuilding

A practical guide to physique enhancement with pharmaceuticals

Tip: The Carnivore Diet is Dumb

Is an all-meat diet healthy or is it just the latest diet fad for unstable people who need attention? Let's break it down.

Every Day is Calf Day

Drop the genetics excuse, Mr. Thermometer Calves. Train them first every time you hit the gym using these exercises and special techniques.

Tip: The Capsule That Does It All

This jack-of-all-trades supplement grows muscle, reduces fat, raises testosterone, lowers estrogen, and fights diseases.

The 30-Day Bro Diet

The traditional bodybuilding diet looks bland to the general public, but here's why you should try it at least once.

Push-Ups for Real Strength

You need to do more push-ups. And you need to start doing them right for once. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: The Mobility Drill You Need to be Doing

Do this on the your next off day to move better and feel better. Take a look.

The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

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

Tip: Do Farmer's Walks Like This to Get Ripped

This loaded carry beats everything when it comes to metabolic conditioning and fat loss. Here's why, plus two ways to do it.

How to Build Your Own Training Program

Train on your own terms! You should know how to write your own training programs without depending on anyone else. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Nail Your Upper Glutes

Train your maximus, but don't forget about your medius. Hit the upper glutes hard with this unique exercise variation.

The Truth About Waist Trainers

Figure and bikini competitors use them. Celebrities endorse them. But what's really happening to the body when squeems are used? Here's the nasty truth.

The Lifter's Guide to Sprinting

Sprinting leans you out while building you up. Here's your expert guide to working sprints into your training plan.

Tip: Train Biceps Every Damn Day for Fast Growth

Sounds crazy, but it works if you use this smart training strategy. Check it out.

Russian Strength-Skill: The Workouts

How to get big, strong, and lean using training methods inspired by manual labor and the Russian concept of strength-skill.

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.