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Tip: Does Compression Gear Really Work?

Do those tight shirts and pants really improve workouts and recovery? Here's the science.

Emma Stone Gains 18 Pounds of Muscle

For her new movie, Battle of the Sexes, the actress hit the weights and packed in the protein. Trainer Jason Walsh outlines how she did it.

Tip: Do 30-Rep Sets for Muscle

Science shows that sometimes, higher-rep sets work better. Check this out.

Fail: Pro Bodybuilding and Big Guts

Many pro bodybuilders look pregnant. It's like they've got a six pack stretched over a keg. How does this happen? That question, answered.

Tip: Hack Your Hip Mobility

Warning: This is a yoga pose. Don't worry, it's a yoga pose that improves your lifting and relieves pain. Check it out.

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Tip: Close-Grip Floor Press With Chains

Ramp up the floor press with chains, which overload the top portion of the movement that hits the triceps. NFL athletes Larry Pinkard and Adrian Hubbard demonstrate here.

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Tip: The Paused Sumo Deadlift

Improve technique, get strong, and build your glutes and hams with this accessory exercise. Use 50-70 percent of 1RM.

6 Weeks to Superhero

I've tried every way known to man to quickly put on a significant amount of muscle while simultaneously getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.

Tip: High-Protein Oatmeal & Apple Cookies

Fuel up and take on the day. Make a batch of these apple spice cookies. Get the easy recipe here.

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Tip: Master the Sliding Lunge

Use this technique to make your regular barbell and dumbbell lunges work even better.

Tip: Better Than Triceps Pushdowns

Here's a new move that beats the snot out of your regular triceps exercises.

Tip: Should You Ditch the Incline Bench?

The incline press doesn't do what you think it does. Do this exercise instead.

The 4 Most Effective Supersets for Arms

Here's how to use biceps and triceps finishers to add pounds to your big lifts. Oh yeah, you'll also build bigger arms.

Tip: Do The Loaded Hang

Add this to your workout and make your pull-ups easier, your arms jacked, and your shoulders healthy.

The Single Best Muscle-Building Method

A recent study shows that training to failure is the true key to muscle growth... regardless of the weight used. If your goal is size, this is a must-read.

Tip: Set Your Quads on Fire

Build those toothpick legs with this painful but effective squatting method. Check it out.

The 4 Levels of Pull-Up Power

Get stronger on pull-ups and you'll get better at just about everything. Here's how to do it, whether you can crank out a dozen or you're working on your first strict rep.

Keep Estrogen Under Control

If your estrogen levels are out of whack, it can ruin your body comp, your health, maybe even your life. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: You're Doing Lateral Raises Wrong

It's a common form mistake and an easy fix. Here's how to do it right for better results.

8 Great Rowing Variations

Meadows lists his top 8 rowing variations and ranks them according to compression, range of motion, and contraction.

Tip: How to Make Fast Strength Gains in 4 Weeks

Combine these two strength training methods and you'll be popping PRs left and right. Check it out.

Tip: Follow the Two-Day Rule

This easy to follow guideline will maximize your recovery and insure that every workout leads to gains.

Tip: Lose More Fat, Stop Training Fasted

Turns out, fasted cardio leads to less fat loss, not more, and it puts you at risk of muscle loss. Here's why.

Tip: Train Your Abs Directly

No, the big compound lifts aren't enough for real core strength. Here's why.