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Tip: Lat Width – The Hard Way

Build a brutal back with this lat-widening finisher.

Tip: How to Diagnose Your Bench Press Problem

Bench stuck? Here's how to find and fix your sticking points.

Tip: What a Bug Can Teach You About Diet

There's an insect that tries to copulate with beer bottles. Really. And he has much to teach you about diet. Check this out.

Tip: 3 Ideas to Help You Understand Technique

Read this and you'll know more about the causes of poor form and how to fix it than any form Nazi in your gym.

Tip: Sleeping With a Steroid User

Would a female fail a drug test after canoodling with an anabolics-using bodybuilder? Here's the scientific answer!

Tip: 3 Ways to Get Growing Again

Gains stalled even though you're training hard? Try one (or all) of these proven progress re-starters.

Stuff We Like – Snacks 1

We tested dozens of physique friendly on-the-go snacks. Here are our favorites and where to get them.

Tip: Test Your Stability in One Minute

It's the ultimate lower-body stability test and it only takes 60 seconds. Try this now.

Tip: Instagram and Power-Shoveling Food – A Rant

Social media can make you small and weak. Here's why.

Tip: Two Minutes to a Better Bench Press

Bonus: This simple drill will also make your bitchy shoulders feel great. Check it out.

Tip: The 30-Second Weakness Finder

Find your weaknesses in half a minute with this full-body scan. Then, of course, fix them! Here's how.

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Tip: Are Overhead Kettlebell Swings Worth It?

American (overhead) kettlebell swings aren't for everyone, but is there ever a place for them? Well, yes and no.

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Tip: Lying Cuban Press

Use light weights and try this for overall shoulder health. You'll get some lower trap work too.

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Tip: 70-Degree Smith Machine Row

Great exercise for the mid-back and traps. The machine allows you to get a harder upper-back contraction.

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Tip: Delt Sweeps

Finish off your heavy shoulder work with this pumptastic exercise.

Tip: Your Tools Are Not Your Identity

Your training style and diet do not define you. Here's how to disinvest, ditch your cultish tribe, and keep improving.

Tip: Master the Pause and the Slant

Improve your deadlift fast with these two tips.

Ask Us Anything 02

We field your questions about female testosterone usage, losing fat while getting strong, and making gains on a budget.

Tip: How to Read T Nation

We've been accused of offering conflicting information. Let's clear that up.

Tip: This Marble Cake Will Blow Your Dang Mind

Raspberries and vanilla? High protein? No added sugar? Heck yeah. Eat this dessert without derailing your diet.

Tip: Don't Join the GMO Confederacy of Dunces

A new study shows that strongly anti-GMO people think they know the most about the subject, but actually know the least.

Tip: 5 Gym Hacks to Make Life Easier

You're going to wonder why you didn't think of a couple of these!

Ask Us Anything 01

In our new Q&A column, we field your questions about testosterone, carnivore diets, probiotics, how to eat more without getting fat, and more.

Question of Strength 51

What's the best way to preserve muscle while losing fat? How do you smash an overhead press plateau? Answers here.