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Even serious lifters need to do a little grooming. Yes, even powerlifters. Here's some of our favorite stuff.

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5 Things to Stop Doing in the Gym

Many experienced lifters make these training mistakes. Do you?

Tip: A New Way to Murder Your Hamstrings

How to turn a glute-building exercise into a ham killer. Warning: It's gonna hurt real bad.

Tip: The Truth About Rate Coding

What you need to know about the 10 percent rule.

Stuff We Like – Technology 1

The best gadgets for making your workouts more fun and your meal prep faster and easier.

Tip: Easy Ways to Do the Hardest Ham Exercise

This hamstring move is notoriously brutal and it usually requires a partner. Here's how to do it anywhere without a buddy.

Tip: The Full-Body Lunge

This drop set will annihilate your legs AND your upper back, traps, biceps, and abs. Check it out.

How to be a Social Media Fitness Star

Here's how to give advice on the internet, find your tribe, thwart trolls, and keep your soul intact.

Stuff We Like – Books 1

Lifting. Diet. Sports. Philosophy. Here are some of our favorite books on these subjects and where to buy to them right now.

Tip: Do You HAVE to Count Calories?

Maybe not, but you have to be very aware of your SHMEC. Here's what that means.

Tip: Could This Be the Next Super Supplement?

This new nutritional kid on the block could soon prove to rival curcumin in its broad range of effects.

Tip: The Healthiest Oil for Frying

The best cooking oil turns out to be the one everyone said not to use. Here's what you need to know.

Stuff We Like – Apparel 1

We tested and tortured these gym clothes and shoes for years. Here's what passed our tests and where to buy them.

Tip: Bench Like a Beast Without Shoulder Pain

Here are three ways to build upper-body strength without irritating your well-worn shoulder joints.

Tip: Slow Cook Your Biceps for Growth

After your heavy sets, finish off your bi's with this brutal metabolic stress protocol.

Question of Nutrition 9

Will strict diets wreck your metabolism? Can you boost testosterone via diet? And how do you build muscle without getting fat? Answers here!

Tip: Soylent Is Way Stupid

The favorite meal replacement of the techies and hipsters may be a meal, but it sure as hell isn't a nutritious one.

Where Food Fails Us

You probably have micronutrient deficiencies that mess with your T levels, your sleep, your mood, and more. Here's how to fix them.

Tip: Test Your Stability in One Minute

It's the ultimate lower-body stability test and it only takes 60 seconds. Try this now.

Tip: Protein-Packed Lemon Squares

You've gotta try these lemony blackberry jam protein squares... immediately.

Avoid the Trend Traps!

Take a look back at some of the biggest training and diet trends. Did you fall for any of them? Here's what to keep in mind.

Tip: You Need the Bow and Arrow Drill

Keep your shoulders healthy and strong. Here's how.

Tip: Instagram and Power-Shoveling Food – A Rant

Social media can make you small and weak. Here's why.

Tip: Shut the Hell Up About Eggs

A new study tells us that eggs will kill you after all. Should you listen to it? Here's some perspective.

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Tip: Band Pull-Apart

Bring up your rear delts anywhere with a band. Do 4-5 sets of at least 20 reps.