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Tip: Build Muscle With "Death By" Sets

Got two minutes, a high pain tolerance, and the desire to build muscle? Then this training method is for you.

4 Surprising Ways to Boost Your Bench

Some of the stuff you need to do to get a bigger bench press doesn't involve actual bench pressing. Check out the tips and get the training program here.

5 Ways Trainers Need to Improve

Is your trainer or coach making one of these common mistakes? If you're the fitness professional, are YOU? Check out the list.

Tip: Get Ripped. Do Countdown Front Squats.

This is brutal, nasty, and highly effective. Challenge a friend to join you. Or an enemy. Here's how to do it.

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.

Forced Growth: A New Way to Build Muscle

Five ways to use the most powerful muscle-building method ever devised. Get ready for pain. Get ready to grow.

Tip: Do the Motorcycle Row for Lats

Shake up your back training with two variations of this lat exercise. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Pike Rollout for Core Strength

This exercise activates every part of your abs and obliques, and it's tougher than it looks! Here's how to do it.

Tip: Eat More White Potatoes

Think potatoes are "bad" carbs because of some study you heard about? Turns out the studies were bad, not the spuds. Here's the truth.

Tip: Do Broad Jumps Before Lifting

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

Tip: Adopt the Average Sucks Mindset

Stop saying you're in a maintenance phase. It only leads to slow regression. Here's why and how to fix it.

Tip: Do the Strip-the-Rack Press

For big, strong, and healthy shoulders, scrape the rack. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: Two New Ways to Build Bigger Traps

Finish off your traps with these unique exercise variations.

Tip: Do This 2 Minute Drill Before Every Workout

Awaken the nervous system before training to recruit more muscle fibers. Here's how.

Tip: Do Hamstring Curls Before Squats

Pre-pumped hamstrings will make your squat feel more comfortable and stable.

The Smart Lifter's Guide to Rest Periods

Only rank newbies follow strict rest period rules. Experienced lifters learn to use internal cues for best results. Here's why.

The Number One Coaching Mistake

Athletes need to be strong to dominate the competition. Ironically, some strength coaches put strength on the backburner. Here's where they're going wrong.

CrossFitters, You're Too Weak

Explosive movements make you faster, but there's more to strength than the concentric portion of a lift. Stop being a weakling on the lowering.

The 5 Worst Types of Trainers

Like any occupation, the fitness biz has its share of morons and downright delusional characters. Here's how to spot them.

Fat Shame Yourself

Are you fat? Maybe you should be shamed. But don't let some jerk do it to you. Do it yourself, then do something about it.

5 New Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Think your foam roller is just for warm-ups and mobility? Think again. How to use it to build muscle and get stronger.

Log Your Training Like a Boss

If you're not recording your workouts, you're wasting your time. Here are the essentials your training journal needs to contain.

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.

The Lessons of Peyton Manning

Manning broke an "unbreakable" record. And the way he did it has plenty of lessons for anyone who wants to build his body.