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Meditation for Muscle

How sometimes sitting still and doing nothing can help you build muscle.

Neanderthal No More - Part 1

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Functionally Correct Calves

Look around your gym. Most trainees lack the calf thickness to suspend a pair of double striped knee socks, let along balance out the size and symmetry of the lower leg. Now look in the mirror. Are you one of them?

Tip: Alkaline Water Doesn't Completely Suck

The ads for alkaline water say it'll cure everything. It can't, but there's at least a grain of truth behind it.

Tip: Master the Pendulum Pull-Up

Build your upper back with a twist on this classic bodyweight exercise.

Tip: Lower Blood Pressure With This Tasty Treat

A simple food works as well as prescription medicines in increasing blood flow and lowering blood pressure.

The 10-6-10 Method for Size

To really grow, you have to do concentric, eccentric, and even isometric reps. Here's a training method that combines all three in one set.

Tip: Feels Like Deca?

This amino acid metabolite gained a lot of press over the years and it's even been added to old-people meal replacement drinks, but does it work?

Tip: Turn Off the Hip Flexors to Build Abs

If you can easily knock out dozens of reps of an ab exercise, it's probably because your abs aren't doing much work. Fix that. Here's how.

Tip: The Dumbbell Side Bend is for Dummies

This doesn't make biomechanical sense. Here's a better exercise that actually works.

Tip: How to be a Successful Personal Trainer

Some personal trainers make good money. Others are broke and can't keep clients. Here's the one thing separating them.

Tip: When Bodybuilding Goes Stale

Even dedicated bodybuilders get burned out. Here are two ways to keep training and reignite your passion.

Tip: You Need More of this Amino Acid

New research on this so-called non-essential amino acid shows that it not only fixes up joints, but it extends your lifespan too.

Rippetoe Goes Off

Rip has a few questions for you about unilateral exercises, imbalances, exercise variety, and why you're such a wussy.

The 16:8 Fasting Diet

There are a ton of different ways to fast. Here's one that's not too painful and will get you shredded fast.

Tip: Turning Off the Cancer Switch

An old drug and a new supplement can help to activate AMPK, which may cause cancer cells to starve themselves. Info here.

Tip: The Truth About Behind the Neck Pressing

It's terrible... but only if you already have bad posture and shoddy shoulders. Here's why, plus how to fix those issues.

Top 20 Herbs & Spices for Super Health

Add these to your foods to lose fat, fight disease, control stress and more.

Tip: 3 Rep Ranges for Bigger Biceps

If you always do 3 sets of 10 for biceps, you're missing out on some serious arm growth. Here's a better plan.

The Single Best Muscle-Building Method

A recent study shows that training to failure is the true key to muscle growth... regardless of the weight used. If your goal is size, this is a must-read.

Tip: Avoid These Waist-Widening Exercises

Is your ab training causing you to develop "Ninja Turtle Belly" and a blocky waist? Here's what to avoid.

Vegans Suck at Science. Here's The Proof.

Ignore the vegans and their bad science. Here's the truth about meat, cancer, heart disease, inflammation, and the environment.

The Tendonitis Cure

Nagging joint pain - everyone deals with it at some point. But don't think a little time off is going to cure it. Be proactive to get long-term relief. Here's how.

4 Myths About Female Glute Training

There's a right way and a wrong way to build your butt. Here's how to develop the perfect glute-ham tie-in.