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Tip: Stop Dieting If You're Skinny-Fat

Yes, choose better foods, but focus on muscle gain. Use a specialized supplement to selectively increase insulin sensitivity. Here's how.

Tip: Do Stage Reps to Improve Your Pull-Ups

Suck at pull-ups? Avoid machines and use this training technique instead. Check it out.

Tip: Don't Use Soreness to Judge Workout Effectiveness

You can get sore and not make progress. And you can make progress and not get sore. Here are the facts.

Tip: Stop Doing Static Stretching

Regular stretching often does more harm than good, especially for lifters and strength athletes. Here's why.

Tip: Do the Zombie Press

Build your upper body and improve your overall athleticism with this crazy-looking exercise. Here's how.

Tip: Stop Icing Your Injuries

Turns out, icing your injuries doesn't help and may even hinder the healing process. Luckily, there are better methods. Read this.

Tip: Do No-Carb Cardio in the Morning

Don't do your cardio fully fasted, but avoid carbs. You'll protect muscle and burn more fat.

Strength Training Tricks: What Works?

There are tricks and cues that supposedly increase strength in the squat, bench, and deadlift. Some work, some don't. Here's the truth.

The Real Judgement-Free Zone

Planet Fitness isn't judgement free. And neither are you if your staunch beliefs about training hold you back from making progress. Here's why.

Big Brother is Watching You Squat

Trainers get certified and acquire clients by getting results. But the state may soon force them to get licensed and train clients differently.

The NPGL: America's Newest Sport?

Scoot over, CrossFit. Competitive fitness is on the rise. Could it become America's new team sport? You decide.

Fat Shame Yourself

Are you fat? Maybe you should be shamed. But don't let some jerk do it to you. Do it yourself, then do something about it.

6 Mistakes Experienced Lifters Make

You're not the lifter you think you are if you're still making these mistakes.

3 Keys to a Big, Injury-Free Bench Press

Lift big-ass weights without pain using these three very advanced techniques.

5 Radical Ways to Stop Hurting

Forget icing and NSAIDS. They may delay or prevent healing. Instead, try these methodologies that you probably haven't heard of.

Stimulants & Explosive Performance

Stimulants can really get you amped up for a tough workout, but do they have other effects as well? Dr. Lowery hooked himself up to fancy lab equipment to find out.

6 Ways to Bring the Pain

Increase time under tension and trigger new muscle growth with these six lethal combinations of compound and static exercises.

How to Fix CrossFit

CrossFit hurts a lot of people, and the goal of exercise is to make you better, not worse. There's a simple fix, though.

Bodybuilder Big, Powerlifter Strong

How to use a blend of heavy and moderate loads for specific TUTs to trigger both sarcoplasmic and myofibrillar hypertrophy.

14 Tips For a Successful Year

Fourteen training, programming, and diet tips to make this your best year yet.

9 Tricks for Consistent Workouts

Building a better body requires commitment and consistency. Here's how to never miss a workout.

Louie Simmons on Explosive Lockouts

A lack of explosiveness has killed many a deadlift at lockout, and no one knows how to fix it like Louie Simmons.

Stop Jerking Your Deadlift

Guys who can pull a ton don't get there by jerking the weight up. Here's the right way to get set for a big PR.

Pick It Up and Bleed

The barbell has things to teach you. Painful, but very rewarding things.