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Tip: Low Carb No More

I used to be a diehard low-carb guy. Not anymore. Here's why.

Tip: Hip Thrust With Band

For the hip thrust, focus more on mind-muscle connection than the amount of weight you use. Add a band for accommodating resistance.

Tip: Ginger, Pain Relief, and Performance

Here's the latest info (pros and cons) on the tastiest pain reducer and inflammation fighter.

Tip: Cable Pull-Through

Strengthen the glutes for a better deadlift and squat, or just build a better butt, with the cable pull-through.

Tip: Scare Yourself Tougher

Here's why you need to do a few things that scare the crap out of you.

Go Fund Yourself!

More women than ever are competing, and some of them want YOU to fund it. It's time to call them out.

Tip: Tap Out to Win

Want to develop grit and resolve? Tap out, learn something, then get right back in there and fight again.

Tip: Do Your Workout in Reverse

This old school strategy has several benefits for today's lifters. Check 'em out.

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Tip: Bilateral Four Corners Farmer's Walk

Here's a full-body farmer's walk workout that burns fat and increases metabolic conditioning.

Tip: Pump the Hamstrings First on Leg Day

Believe it or not, this will make you a better squatter and make those cranky knees feel awesome. Here's why and how to do it.

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Tip: Reverse Lunge from Step

This knee-friendly variation is great for your quads, glutes, and hamstrings.

Tip: The Complete Chest Exercise

This pressing variation trains both functions of the chest for complete pec development. Check it out.

Tip: The Best Chest Exercise Since 1911

For complete chest development, don't forget this classic. Bonus: There's a new way to do it for even better results. Check this out.

Tip: Get Ripped with the Proximity Effect

Whether your goal is fat loss or muscle gain, here's a simple trick to increase your odds and boost diet compliance.

7 Ways to Scare Your Body Into Getting Stronger

You can't just keep slapping on more weight forever. Sooner or later, you have to use other methods to keep muscle growing. Here are the 7 best ways to do it.

Tip: A Recovery Protocol for Power Athletes

What happens when you combine several popular recovery methods? This new study tested it out.

Tip: The Most Important Mealtime Strategy

Eat your meals this way and you'll be able to control your waistline better than ever before.

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Tip: Dragon Flag Progressions

Much more than a cool-looking core exercise, the dragon flag will even strengthen your glutes and lower back. Follow these progressions.

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Tip: Dumbbell Curl, Overhead Extension Superset

Finish off your arm workout with this intense superset.

Tip: It Grows Muscle, Too

Science reveals more good news about the world's second favorite drink.

Tip: Why Lifters Are Going to Live a Long Time

A side effect of what you're doing in the gym may make you live longer than those wraith-like calorie-restriction guys.

Tip: Get Explosive Without the Olympic Lifts

Not interested in learning the full O-lifts? Build athleticism and power anyway with these two easier-to-learn exercises.

Tip: Two Cardio Workouts That Build Muscle

These untraditional metcon workouts are mixed right into your weight training. Try not to pass out.

Tip: 3 New Ways to Use This Machine

It's not just for back. Check out these muscle-building exercise variations.