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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: Avoid This Major Training Mistake

Want to get bigger and stronger? Then you're going to have to remove this bad habit from your life. Check it out.

Tip: Build Your Biceps With 5-3 Countdowns

This is one of the best training methods we've used for biceps. It's very different, but very effective. Check it out!

Tip: Finish What You Start!

Sometimes broscience beats studies. Here's why and what you need to do to keep getting better.

Tip: Adhere to the 90% Rule

A simple guideline that cuts through the dietary dogma and gets you back on track. Check it out.

Tip: The Best Lunge for Hard Glutes and Pain-Free Knees

Not only will this lunge variation work better on your saggy ass, it's also safer on the knees. Here's exactly how to do it.

Tip: Build or Preserve Muscle At All Times

Losing fat doesn't have to mean losing muscle. And building muscle doesn't have to mean gaining fat. Here are the facts.

Tip: Control Insulin with Food

Insulin is your frenemy. Here are some easy ways to make it work for you instead of against you.

Tip: Test Things Out and Commit

Here's something that successful lifters and athletes do that you should be doing too.

Tip: Do the Squat-Stance Deadlift

Is the conventional deadlift or the sumo deadlift better? For many of us, a combination of the two is best. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Take the Two-Squat Challenge

Two types of squat, 20 reps, a little pain, a lot of gain. Are you up for it? Check out this nasty leg workout.

Tip: Hit Your Abs in a Whole New Way

Warning: This abdominal-focused tri-set will leave you sore as hell. Do it anyway. Here's how.

Tip: Use Box Breathing to Regain Focus

Here's a trick used by strongman competitors to increase performance that you need to use too.

Tip: Change Your Damn Attitude

This no-holds-barred advice for powerlifters also applies to anyone who wants to lift heavy and get better. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Making This Diet Mistake

Most people think they need to cut carbs and calories on their days off. They're wrong. Here's why.

Tip: Build Yourself Up, Don't Tear Others Down

Here's an easy way to spot a real jerk (in the gym or out) and avoid becoming one yourself.

Tip: 10 Ways to Challenge Your Body and Grow

Muscle growth is an adaptive response. No challenge, no gains. Are you using at least a few of these progression methods?

An Open Letter to CrossFit HQ

A sports medicine physician who worked at the CrossFit Games has some pointed advice for CrossFit HQ. Check it out.

The Best Predictor of Success

A super tribe of Africans has learned the secret to athletic success. Can we duplicate the effects of their barbaric methods?

Tip: Find Your Perfect Squat Depth

Use the test here to find out how low you can go and how wide or narrow your feet should be.

Tip: Use Primer Singles

Here are two ways that smart lifters prime their bodies for monster lifts and new personal records.

Tip: Learn to Use a Weight Belt Correctly

Are you making this common mistake with your lifting belt? Find out here.

Tip: Use 3-Second Descents for Biceps

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

Tip: Pick the Right Deadlift Style for You

Sumo or conventional? Check out these tips for choosing the best style for your body type.