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What does a boring diet plan have to do with willpower and getting shredded? Quite a lot actually. Here's why.

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Tip: Take This (Quickly!) to Avoid the Cold or Flu

The evidence is impressive. Ignore it at your own peril.

Tip: Why You Need a Cheap Stopwatch

Sure, your phone has a timer, but taking a stopwatch to the gym can help you ramp up training density without distractions. Here's how.

Tip: Are You Training or Doing Tricks?

Maybe they think it's functional. Maybe they think it's innovative. Maybe they just need attention. Whatever. This trend has to stop.

Tip: Are You Ready to Olympic Lift?

The O-lifts are getting more popular, but some folks are jumping into them too fast. Here's how to know if you're ready.

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Tip: Rib and Chest Position for the Deadlift

Learn to brace, no over-arch, with these form cues.

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Tip: Banded Chest Supported Rows

Adding a band to this machine provides continuous tension and an intense contraction at the top of every rep.

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Tip: The Rowing Ergometer – Proper Technique

Master the technique to get the most out of this butt-kicking machine. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: The Least Effective Core Exercise

Honestly, people who do this exercise may not be smart enough to read an article about why it's a dumb exercise.

Hardcore Answers to Newbie Questions

Protein intake, bulking and cutting, catching the eyes of the ladies, and more.

Tip: The Most Popular Bad Exercise

You've seen people doing this in your gym. Here's why it's idiotic.

Tip: Another Good Reason to Use a Spotter

Does having a spotter lead to better bench press performance, even if he doesn't touch the bar? Check out this fascinating new study.

6 Workout Mantras That Mostly Suck

There's a kernel of truth in every training mantra. But there's also a kernel of crap. So let's break them down and toss out the trash.

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Tip: The Body Saw

Nail your core and strengthen your serratus with this tougher-than-it-looks exercise.

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Tip: Supine Band Shoulder External Rotation

Rotator cuff work keeps your shoulders healthy. Coach Tumminello discusses why a popular exercise doesn't do the trick and shows you a better one.

Tip: Is Variety More Important Than Intensity?

Doing lots of different exercises is more important than changing up sets and reps according to new research. Take a look.

Tip: Should You Do a Show?

Ready to get nearly naked and step onto the competitive stage? Probably not. Here's why.

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Tip: Hip Mobility Montage

Everyone needs more hip mobility, especially lifters. Here are several ways to get it.

Tip: The Craziest Looking Grip Strength Exercise

Looks weird, but it's great for crushing strength and forearm size.

Tip: Are You Dedicated or Disturbed?

Training hard is awesome. Controlling your diet to get the body you want is awesome. But things can get out of hand fast. Here's how.

Tip: Fry These Foods For Better Health

Who'd have guessed that frying makes these foods healthier? Check out the science here.

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Tip: Supine Stir the Pot

This spine-friendly variation of the stir-the-pot exercise (normally done on a stability ball) fires up those deep core muscles often missed by most ab exercises.

Tip: Willpower is Skillpower

Here's what every lifter, dieter, and athlete needs to know about the Law of Psychic Entropy.

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Tip: Angled Barbell Press

This is one of the best, but least used, all-around exercises to improve athletic performance.

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Tip: Hip Thrust Progressions

The hip thrust is one of the best glute-builders around, and there are many variations of it. Here's how to progress them right.