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Tip: Two Drills To Improve Posture

These movements will make your spine and shoulders feel better and move better when doing big lifts. Check 'em out.

Balance Gut Bacteria. Get Leaner. Get Happier.

Gut bacteria contribute to your mood, your waistline, your overall health, and even the size of your nads. Here's how to make sure you have the right balance.

Tip: Build Your Butt One Glute at a Time

Here's a new twist on a proven booty builder. Works for strength athletes and bikini babes. Take a look.

Tip: Ladies, Stop Training Abs Like a Man

Yes, work your abs, but these common mistakes can lead to a wider, blockier waist.

Tip: Perform Sets Like This for Long-Term Gains

Here's a better way to plan your sets and reps that prevents burnout and leads to more size and strength gains.

Tip: Build Traps in the Calf Machine

Sounds weird, but it works. Here's how to do it.

Tip: A Better Way to Row

Build a bigger back with this new twist on the seated row. Take a look.

Tip: Train to Failure, Conservatively

Lifting until you can't do another rep can build muscle, but only if you plan it wisely. Here are the details you need to know.

Tip: Drink More Green Tea

You've heard about its mild fat-burning benefits. Here's how to really crank them up.

Rehab Gone Wrong

Foam rollers, lacrosse balls, back walking, kettlebells. Can these work as tools to fix tightness and pain? Not when you use them like this. Here's what works better.

Tip: Finish Your Calf Training With This

Hitting your calves hard and not getting results? Before you gripe about genetics, add this to the end of every calf workout.

Tip: Avoid These Dirty Fruits and Veggies

Here are the 16 most pesticide-ridden fruits and vegetables and how to “fix” them. Bonus: The 15 cleanest choices.

Tip: Do Kelso Shrugs for Complete Trap Development

Your "yoke" training is missing something, and it shows. Try these two exercise variations for bigger, stronger traps.

IFBB Pro Talks Faith, Family, and Iron

In a sport full of negative stereotypes, Mark Dugdale stands apart. His humble approach may inspire you. His training regimen definitely will.

3 Stretches That Make Things Worse

Everyone does these three stretches... and just about everyone is screwing them up. Are you?

Tip: Do the Tiger Bend Push-Up

A challenging new way to do push-ups. Bonus: It looks damn cool. Check it out.

Tip: Don't Ever Do This With Your Bottled Water

A common practice turns your relatively safe plastic water bottle into a chemical time bomb. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: A New Way to Build Wide Delts

Band training is kinda weenie. But adding bands to dumbbells will blow up your delts. Here's exactly how to do it.

Unusual Fat Loss Methods, Backed by Science

What do dogs, weed, sex, nicotine, a clean house, and cold potatoes have in common? They can help you lose fat. Check out the weird science.

Tip: Start Every Workout With a Strength Move

Focus on a big basic lift, then throw in some assistance work. Here's how to set it up and what lifts to emphasize.

Tip: For Bigger Biceps, Do Mechanical Drop Sets

Here's a cool training method that'll shock your stubborn biceps into growth.

How to Build a Monster Grip

Use these exercises to strengthen your grip, crush rocks, and punch through walls. Or, you know, just lift heavy stuff while keeping your hands healthy.

Tip: Use 3-Second Descents for Biceps

Want arm growth? Extend the eccentric phase of biceps exercises. Just follow the guidelines here.

Tip: Build Your Triceps With These 6 Methods

Take a few tips from ridiculously strong powerlifters and apply these training methods.