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Tip: Take the 30-Second Front Squat Challenge

Test your mettle AND improve your squat numbers with this brutal challenge. Check it out.

Tip: Do the Lateral Shuttle Run

It'll make you a better athlete and prevent knee and ankle injuries. Here's how to set it up.

Tip: Do Broad Jumps Before Lifting

Do these before weight training and you'll recruit more muscle during your workout. Here's how.

Tip: Make Your Own Healthy Ketchup

This no-sugar-added, grown-up ketchup will blow your mind. Here's how to make it.

Tip: Do the Constant-Tension Curl

Stretch out those shirtsleeves by adding this unique exercise variation to your arm training plan. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Moderate Your Antioxidant Intake

Too many antioxidants is not better than too few, and may do more harm than good. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Eat More to Build, But Not That Much More

Yes, you need to consume plenty of quality calories to gain muscle, but many lifters take it too far. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Stop Dieting If You're Skinny-Fat

Yes, choose better foods, but focus on muscle gain. Use a specialized supplement to selectively increase insulin sensitivity. Here's how.

Tip: Build Your Lats With These Two Techniques

Use these strategies to make gains and perfect your pull-ups. Here's how.

Tip: Stop Doing Fasted Cardio

To keep muscle and lose more fat, do morning cardio in a "post-absorptive" state. Here's how.

Tip: End Every Workout With Your Worst Lift

Pick one lift and do 3-4 sets at 80% of your max at the end of every training session. Here's why.

Tip: Avoid Soy Protein

For bodybuilders and strength athletes, soy protein is no better than water. Here's why.

Tip: Squeeze Your Glutes for Better Abs

Contracting the glutes during ab-wheel rollouts works the core musculature harder and fires up the abs.

Tip: Stop Icing Your Injuries

Turns out, icing your injuries doesn't help and may even hinder the healing process. Luckily, there are better methods. Read this.

Tip: Use a Wide Grip on Upright Rows

Use a wider grip to build more muscle. Avoid pulling the elbows above shoulder height to prevent injury.

12 Strength Tests You Must Master

Warning: These tests might reveal things about your strength and athleticism that you're not willing to face. How do you stack up?

The 4 Most Abused Words in Fitness

You hear these words all the time, but do you even know what they really mean? It's time to stop it with the nerdy buzzwords and go back to basics. Start here.

Big Brother is Watching You Squat

Trainers get certified and acquire clients by getting results. But the state may soon force them to get licensed and train clients differently.

The NPGL: America's Newest Sport?

Scoot over, CrossFit. Competitive fitness is on the rise. Could it become America's new team sport? You decide.

Gay Bashers: Even Gayer Than Bodybuilding?

Why are bodybuilding fans and gym rats often the most homophobic people around? Time to call them out.

Stop Worrying About Being Too Big

For athletes, big muscles are never the problem. Excess body fat is.

3 Training Methods Athletes Screw Up

All three of these training methods are valid. Problem is, they're being misused by dumb coaches and ignorant athletes. Are you one of them?

5 Studies to Fire Up Your Diet

Spankin' new studies about junk food, motivation, and diet psychology to help you get ripped and stay that way.

6 Ways to Bring the Pain

Increase time under tension and trigger new muscle growth with these six lethal combinations of compound and static exercises.