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No More Training Cults

Stop looking for a fitness cult to join. Start thinking for yourself.

6 Mistakes Experienced Lifters Make

You're not the lifter you think you are if you're still making these mistakes.

3 Ways to Power Up Your Glutes

Build superhero legs and glutes by combining three powerful cues while squatting or deadlifting.

Stop Sucking at Pull-Ups

If you avoid weighted pull-ups, you're also avoiding bigger lats, better arms, a stronger core, and a truly functional body.

The 4 Most Debilitating Exercises

Bench press, deadlift, deep squat, leg press: Which one could mess you up the most and how can you prevent it?

13 Exercises That'll Floor You

Kneeling exercises challenge the abs, power up the hams and glutes, and allow you to do overhead presses without blowing out your spine.

5 Secrets of the Relentless

Call them obsessed if you want, but you also have to call them successful. Here's how the relentless get results.

How To Tell When a Trainer Sucks

Nowadays it seems like every third person is a trainer or coach of some kind. It's time we held some of these lugnuts accountable.

Olympic Lifting For Bodybuilders

Dozens of top bodybuilders, including Arnold, have used Olympic lifting to build their physiques. So why haven't you? It could be just what you need.

Conditioning Stations for Fat Loss

Ditch the treadmill. These conditioning workouts will get you shredded without muscle loss or boredom.

The Motivation Secret

When you've got the right goals in your training (and life), all the little things take care of themselves.

High-Performance, No BS Correctives

Perform better with corrective work focusing on the five basic human movements, tonic and phasic muscles, and regressions.

The Secret to Ab Training

Master this little trick and even the most intense abdominal exercises will suddenly become way more effective.

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  • Lessons from Football

    Grinders win, greatness is planned, and your attitude determines everything. Works in the NFL and it'll work for you.

    Intermittent Fasting Kills Muscle

    Study shows fasted training halts muscle gains, even when using BCAA.

    Fasting: Sound Science, Behavioral BS

    While intermittent fasting has some benefits, it can easily lead to muscle loss, fat gain, and even disordered eating. Here’s what gurus won’t tell you.

    Identify Weak Points and Destroy Them

    To reach your training goals, you first have to identify the "kingpins" that are holding you back, then remove them.

    The 3-Week Wimpy Back Cure

    Doing a back workout once a week isn't going to cut it. You need to crush it and crush it hard several times a week.

    Double-Paused Deadlifts

    Deadlift stuck? Here's a trick that will quickly improve your technique and help you set a new PR.

    Vision Quest

    The more challenging the situation we overcome, the greater our stature. The demon you swallow gives you its power. Eat up.

    Louie Simmons on Explosive Lockouts

    A lack of explosiveness has killed many a deadlift at lockout, and no one knows how to fix it like Louie Simmons.

    Don't Be the Strongest Weakling

    Being the strongest guy at Planet Fitness is like being the leanest kid at fat camp. If you want to push your limits, surround yourself with people who are ahead of you in the game.

    3 Mistakes That Limit Your Gains

    If your muscle-building progress has stalled, you're probably focusing on the wrong things, or simply not working hard enough.

    Grow Muscle, End Disease, Live Longer

    Are mitochondria the last frontier of muscle? Control them and you control everything.