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Tip: Train Your Weaknesses First

Got a lagging or weak muscle group? Hit it first in the workout for better results. Here's the science that backs it up.

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: Be Willing to Train Around Injuries

View injuries as bumps on the road to success, not dead-ends. Here's how one of the strongest guys on planet deals with setbacks.

Tip: Increase Your Training Intensity Two Ways

Put on your gym-face. Add these two intensity-extending techniques into your program.

Tip: Bench Heavier With Full-Body Tension

Use a unique variation of the plank to bench press more weight safely. Here's how.

Tip: Tighten Your Workouts With A Timer

Lose fat, stay focused, and increase work capacity with this simple tool. Here's how.

Tip: Fight the Light and Sleep Better

No sleep, no gains. Here's how to get better sleep and maximize recovery.

Tip: Know Thyself. Experiment with Programming

Find your best training strategy. Four methods every lifter needs to try. Check 'em out.

Tip: Do the Constant Tension Alternate Curl

Add this to your biceps training to trigger new muscle growth. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Do the Gironda Perfect Curl

This classic exercise is tough, but it'll build your biceps much better than standard curls. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Eat More Cooked Tomatoes

To get all the health benefits of tomatoes, you have to cook them. Here's why, plus some tips.

Tip: Do the Pure Cable Flye for Pecs

Try this supplemental chest exercise to bring up a weak point or use it to train around an injury. Check it out.

Tip: Take This Squat Challenge

This workout only takes 9 minutes. Note: These will be the worst 9 minutes of your life. Check it out.

Tip: Do the Lap Barbell Curl

We bet you've never tried this explosive biceps exercise. Check it out.

Tip: Drink Coffee to Boost Your Metabolism

How to wisely use coffee to speed fat loss, increase performance, and dull cravings.

Tip: Ramp Up the Back Extension

Two ways to jack up the intensity of this classic posterior chain exercise. Check 'em out.

Tip: Do the Step-Through Lunge

Walking lunges, backward lunges, static lunges... you've tried them all. But we bet you've never tried this. Check it out.

Tip: Master the Super-Slow Chin-Up

Build your biceps, forearms, and grip strength with this challenging one-rep chin-up. Here's how.

Tip: Try the Deadlift Walk

Improve your conditioning and test your mettle with this unique exercise. Here's how to do it.

5 Signs You're About to Get Hurt

Are you on your way to becoming a broken down lifter? Here are the signs to watch out for and how to intervene.

Tip: Use These 3 Lifting Techniques to Burn Fat

Do finisher sets to torch more calories and reveal your muscle. Here's how.

8 Reasons Kids Should Lift Weights

Team sports kill individuality and fail to build self-worth. Weightlifting, however, can prevent your kid from going over to the dark side. Here's why.

Tip: Don't Use Soreness to Judge Workout Effectiveness

You can get sore and not make progress. And you can make progress and not get sore. Here are the facts.

Tip: For Delt Gains, Increase Time Under Tension

Constant time under tension mimics occlusion training and stimulates growth. Try this workout.