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The Flat Butt Fix

Want stronger, rounder, sexier glutes? Then give them their own day in the gym. Here's how to get it done.

Tip: Hone Your Technique With Wall Squats

Improve your squat and deadlift with this simple drill you can do at home. Here's how.

Tip: Use Cluster Sets for Size & Strength

Cluster sets have always been great for strength gains. Here's a new twist on them that'll maximize hypertrophy too.

Tip: Train the Same Muscle Two Days in a Row

For better gains, hit a muscle hard and heavy one day, then again the next day with lighter pump work. Here's why that works.

DOMS: No Pain, No Gain?

Does getting sore actually lead to more muscle growth? Can you get big and strong without getting sore? The answers here may surprise you.

Tip: Keep Lifting Heavy When Dieting

Some people ditch the heavy weights and do tons of light reps when in a fat loss phase. That's a mistake. Here's why.

13 Ways to Improve Your Deadlift, Fast!

These tips, cues, adjustments, and "tricks" will have you deadlifting more weight right away. Check 'em out.

Tip: Build Bigger Triceps With Push-Ups

Regular triceps push-ups are good, but this variation will make them much more effective. Check it out.

Look Like a Bodybuilder, Perform Like an Athlete

Building muscle size, strength, and explosive power – as a single strategy – produces the absolute best gains, period! Here's how.

4 Things You Can Learn from Strongmen

Strongman competitions are a lot like life. You need to be tough mentally and physically. Check out these lessons from the trenches.

The Testosterone Boosting Workout

Train in a way that's specifically designed to elevate post-workout testosterone production. Here's exactly how you do it.

Why You're (Mostly) Wrong About CrossFit

Does CrossFit still chap your hide? Before you continue broadcasting its problems, you should know where you're getting it wrong. Get the facts here.

Tip: Do Spoto Presses to Boost Your Bench Press

Do you get stuck at the bottom in your bench press PR attempts? This exercise will help. Check it out.

Tip: Train Biceps Every Damn Day for Fast Growth

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

Increase Athleticism in 6 Minutes

Five simple things you should do daily to increase your athletic functioning.

The 5 Most Common Deadlift Mistakes

Are you making one of these all-too-common technique mistakes? Check out these straightforward tips.

Tip: Avoid Soy Protein

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

Predator Conditioning

Torch fat and retain muscle. Attack your conditioning like a predator. Don't run from it like prey.

The New Science of Time Under Tension

To get big, you have load up a muscle for 30-60 seconds per set, right? Well, maybe, but there are other ways. Check out the latest science.

Tip: Do Metabolic Resistance Training, Not Cardio

This type of training raises the metabolism, preserves muscle, and torches fat. Here's how to do it.

What You Don't Know About BOSU Balls

Newbies and bad personal trainers love them. Experienced lifters and most coaches hate them. Here are the actual facts.

Do Cardio, Keep Your Gains

HIIT isn't everything. Low-intensity, steady state cardio has its benefits. Done correctly, it can even help you make better progress under the bar. Here's how.

8 Minutes to Awesome

What would happen if you did push-ups and bodyweight squats every day?

Growth Factor Chest Training

Want a bigger chest? Train with constant tension to force your pecs to release powerful growth factors. Here's how.