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Yes, the deadlift is awesome, but it's not so great for hypertrophy. Here's why, plus a better option for size gains.

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Tip: Blow Up Your Biceps & Triceps With This Workout

Combine these two advanced training methods and you'll earn the right to wear sleeveless shirts. Take a look.

Tip: One Question Every Lifter Must Answer

If you want to get bigger, stronger, or leaner, one question must be asked. Answer honestly and you'll make more progress. Take a look.

Tip: Make Progress Without Adding Weight

These alternative ways to track progress provide variety, insight, and results. Check 'em out.

Tip: Do THIS to Improve Your Front Squat

Hate front squats? Well, they hate you too. Do this accessory exercise to take control and master them.

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If you haven't done this, then Facebook may be burying the content you want to see. Here's what to do.

The Not-So Scary Truth About Sweeteners

You've heard the scary stories. Now it's time to look at the actual science and unclench a little. Here's what you haven't heard.

Tip: The Best Set-Rep Scheme You've Never Tried

Still doing 3 sets of 10? Then it's time to stimulate new muscle growth with this proven loading method. Check it out.

Tip: Build Size & Strength in the Same Workout

If your training makes you sacrifice strength just to look good, it sucks. Get the best of both worlds with this brutal method.

Tip: Understand and Control Nutrient Partitioning

You've heard that term before but what does it really mean? Here's what you need to know.

Tip: How To Know If You Should Cheat

There's a place for cheat meals but most people do it wrong. Don't be one of them. Use these guidelines.

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: 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: Do the Work. Don't Blame Genetics.

Genetics make a difference, but don't lose hope. Smart training and eating will maximize what your parents gave you. Here's the deal.

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?

Tip: Make This Healthy Gainer Shake

It's body-building, not belly-building. Here's a convenient shake that'll fuel your gains without wrecking your health.

Tip: Pick the Right Deadlift Style for You

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

Tip: Do the Counter Stretch

If you sit a lot or have poor posture, this simple stretch will make you feel great. Just follow the directions here.

Tip: Auto-Regulate Your Rest Periods

A new study on rest between sets may change the way you train, especially if your goal is hypertrophy. Check this out.

Tip: Get More Magnesium

Most lifters and athletes are deficient, and that can really screw up their workouts. Here's how much you need and where to get it.

Tip: Optimize Your Warm-Up

Here are 5 ways to improve your warm-up to get better results from heavy training sessions.

Tip: Do a Volume Deload for Strength Gains

To stay strong, you need to keep in touch with the heavy weights, even during a deload. Here's how to do it right.

Tip: Do the One-Arm Bench Press With Iso-Hold

Adding an isometric hold to this classic exercise will demolish your pecs and build core strength. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Know Why You're Squatting

Do you want more muscle or more weight on the bar? How you answer should determine how you squat. Info here.

Tip: Take This Grip Strength Test

If you can't pass this test, then either your grip strength sucks or you're too fat. Check it out.