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Push-Ups, Face Pulls, and Shrugs

Screw the rotator cuff! That's right, screw it. When it comes to fixing shoulder pain, the the rotator cuff is over-hyped and gets way too much attention.

Trans Athletes: The Death Of Women's Sports

In an effort to be trans-inclusive, sports federations are forcing women off of the winner's podium. Their rules are anti-female. Here's why.

8 Secrets For Building Your Best Upper Chest

A developed upper chest will set your physique apart from the crowd. Here's how to build it.

Abbreviated Brutality – The Workouts

These 4 training methods would kill most guys who think they need to spend two hours in the gym.

The 7 Gym Rules Never to Break

A lot of gyms are filled with annoying jackasses. Here's a little checklist to make sure you're not one of them.

11 Damn Good Deadlift Tips

Master the deadlift. Here's the best advice from several top coaches and experts.

Tip: The Simple Math of Rapid Fat Loss

Want to drop the chub quickly but still retain lean body mass? Grab your calculator and follow this formula.

The Very Best Machine in the Gym

Free weights are usually best, but not always. We asked 6 coaches and pros about their favorite machine and how they like to use it. Check it out.

Tip: The Truth About Pulldowns

Two studies tell us the truth about grip width and whether pulling to the chest or the neck works better.

Tip: Increase Growth Hormone by 1700%

All you have to do is perform your reps in a specific way. Here's exactly how.

6 Best Exercises for Strength

You probably don't need dozens of movements to develop strength and size - you just need the six very best ones. This is all killer, no filler!

Tip: Do the French Press for Triceps

It's a classic exercise, but most people are doing it wrong. Here's how to do it right.

The Tendonitis Cure

Nagging joint pain - everyone deals with it at some point. But don't think a little time off is going to cure it. Be proactive to get long-term relief. Here's how.

4 Anabolic Metcon Workouts

Some lifters avoid conditioning work because they're afraid of losing muscle... and their athleticism and waistlines suffer. Here's the fix.

The Truth About Soreness

Are you working out to get sore or are you training to get bigger, stronger and leaner? There is a difference.

Superhuman Planks

If you can do anything other than focus on not blacking out while performing a plank, you're doing it wrong.

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  • The Magic of Cluster Sets

    A fresh look at a very old way to get big and strong. If you feel like you leave the gym not having worked hard enough, this method is for you.

    Are Heavy Kettlebell Swings Better Than Deadlifts?

    Heavy kettlebell swings could be the best damn posterior chain exercise you're not doing, possibly even better than deadlifts! Here's why.

    4 Simple Leg Workouts for Growth

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

    The Best Damn Bench Press Article Period

    Everything you ever wanted to know about the bench press. If you don't come away from this with at least a dozen ways to beef up your bench, you didn't read carefully enough.

    Hip Belt Squats

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

    The Truth about Training Frequency

    How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

    Seven Metabolic Finishers to Burn Fat

    Burn body fat, improve conditioning, and make each workout an ass kicking success. Here’s how.

    Farmer's Walks for Fat Loss

    Coach Nick T. shows how this classic strongman exercise can turn your boring workout into a metabolism-stoking, fat-incinerating machine.