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Tip: Do THIS to Rip More Pounds Off the Ground

Here's a great accessory exercise that'll really boost your deadlift numbers. Take a look!

Tip: Use GVT to Build Muscle Fast

Can you really gain 10 pounds of muscle in 6 weeks with German Volume Training? Many people have. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Stairway-To-Pain Intervals

Stepmills suck. Well, actually, they're great for fat loss and conditioning. They're just hard. Here's how to get results in a 5-minute workout.

Tip: Avoid These Vitamins Before and After Training

Certain vitamins might seem like a good idea for recovery, but they can do more harm than good. Here's what to avoid.

Tip: Don't Be Scammed by Grass-Fed Beef

Marketers are tricking you into thinking that your steaks and burgers have the right ratio of fatty acids. Here's the real story.

Tip: Use This Trick to Hit Squat Depth Every Time

If you can't hit proper depth, stop going up in weight. A squat is not a slight knee-bend or a curtsy. This clever trick will help you stop being lame.

5 Lies About Lifting Weights

You hear these silly things every day, even from coaches and trainers. Here's where they're getting it wrong.

Tip: Master the Low Cable Row

Build your back and keep your cranky shoulders healthy with this smart row variation. Take a look.

Tip: Train Abs First

Impressive abs aren't just made in the kitchen. They're grown through intentional and regular hypertrophy training. Here's how to make sure that happens.

The Most Hated Machine in the Gym

The Smith machine is used by bodybuilders, strongmen, and powerlifters. And they're bigger and stronger than you, hater. Maybe it's time you learn to use it right. Here's how.

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If you haven't done this, then Facebook may be burying the content you want to see. Here's what to do.

Tip: Improve Thoracic Spine Mobility

Start or finish your workout with these three quick drills and you'll feel awesome.

The Not-So Scary Truth About Sweeteners

You've heard the scary stories. Now it's time to look at the actual science and unclench a little. Here's what you haven't heard.

Tip: Increase Mobility for a Better Squat

Here's a simple drill that will help mobilize your ankles and calves, making your squat smoother, safer, and stronger.

Tip: A New Method for Big, Hard Legs

If you struggle to build legs, this brutal training method will change everything. Bonus: It'll lean you up too! Take a look.

Tip: Total Body Training vs. Body Part Splits

Should you train a muscle group or two per day or your entire body? Here are the pros and cons of each method.

Tip: Trigger New Triceps Growth

Tag this onto the end of arm day and you'll get the best pump of your life... and stimulate new muscle growth.

Tip: Is Dry Needling Right for You?

Treat muscle pain and restore movement with this method. Don't like needles? Don't watch this video!

Tip: The Best Set-Rep Scheme You've Never Tried

Still doing 3 sets of 10? Then it's time to stimulate new muscle growth with this proven loading method. Check it out.

Top Tools for Beat Up Athletes

Feeling banged up from lifting or sports? Here are some cool new ways to prevent and treat common problems.

Tip: Make This Decision, Make More Gains

Before you ever step foot into the gym, you have a big choice to make. That choice will determine everything. Here it is.

Tip: How Much Protein You REALLY Need

How much protein does the lifter or athlete need? Well, a lot more than most RDA quoting nutritionists will tell you. Here are the facts.

Tip: Manipulate Intensity, Volume, and Frequency

Smart training will allow you to recover. Strategize the most important variables to recover quickly and make faster gains. Here's how.

7 Proven Squat & Deadlift Boosters

There's more to obliterating squat and deadlift sticking points than just increasing volume. Here are 7 ways to do it.