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Tip: Take the Hang Pull-Up Test

Take this quick test of grip strength, then ramp it up and see if you can pass the 5 minute pull-up challenge.

Tip: Make Triceps Training More Effective

When you do triceps extensions, use a decline bench instead of a flat bench.

The Complete Guide to Barbell Squats

To be strong, you have to squat. But which barbell variation is best for you? Low bar, high bar, front, overhead? Find out here.

The Cure for Fat Guts & Flat Butts

It's not just about looking sexy. Bellies that stick out and glutes that don't are signs of other problems. Here's how to fix them.

7 Lies About Women's Fitness & Diet

Everything marketers have told you about yoga, running, detox, juicing, and even the female Viagra pill is wrong. Here's the truth.

Protein Trickery: Nitrogen Spiking

Some companies have been ripping you off by selling protein supplements spiked with cheap fillers passed off as real protein. Here's how to avoid the scam.

12 Strength Tests You Must Master

Warning: These tests might reveal things about your strength and athleticism that you're not willing to face. How do you stack up?

Fix Your Puny Calves, Traps, Abs and Pecs

Do you have tiny calves and traps? How about unresponsive abs and pecs? Well, that sucks. Here are the simple solutions.

10 Things Vegetarians Get Wrong

Avoiding meat isn't as healthy or ethical as many like to think. Got a smug vegetarian friend? Send him this.

No Show, No Problem

People try to persuade fit females to get on stage. And the ones who aren't interested often second guess why they even lift. Don't be one of them.

The Real Judgement-Free Zone

Planet Fitness isn't judgement free. And neither are you if your staunch beliefs about training hold you back from making progress. Here's why.

The Truth About GMOs

Billions of genetically modified (GM) foods have been eaten over the last few decades with no problems. Then why is everyone so afraid? Find out here.

The Craziest Training Method

This method of training, called HBT, looks nuts. But it works! Even top powerlifters and NFL athletes are using it. Check it out.

The 4 Most Abused Words in Fitness

You hear these words all the time, but do you even know what they really mean? It's time to stop it with the nerdy buzzwords and go back to basics. Start here.

How to Build Anaconda Strength

Want to deadlift more, squat more, and become a stronger, more athletic human being? Then you gotta build some anaconda strength. Here's how.

The 11 Laws of Athletic Muscle

Make the most of your gains by training like an athlete. Build muscle that performs as good as it looks. Here's how.

The Two Best Exercises You've Never Tried

These brand new exercises will hit your lats, strengthen your shoulder girdle, and give you a great set of abs.

The Secret Deadlift Mindset

A PR-smashing deadlift starts way before you pick up the bar. Six accomplished powerlifters share their pre-pull secrets.

CrossFit Is Not A Fad

They call it a fad, but they couldn't be more wrong. CrossFit is more than just exercise and it'll outlast its haters. Here's why.

Passing the Lifting Torch

How to train young athletes to get stronger, get faster, and get ready for life. You may even learn a few things yourself. Check it out.

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.

Eccentric Training for More Muscle

Eccentric training, especially when you “accentuate” it by strategic means, is the best kept secret to hypertrophy and strength.

5 Ways You're Wasting Time in the Gym

Think you're making the best use of your gym time? Yeah, probably not. It's time to get accountable and get smarter about your workouts. Here's how.

How To Do One-Arm Pull-Ups

You know you want to be able to crank out a few. Here's your complete guide to mastering one of the most respected bodyweight exercises.