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Tip: Do the Strip-the-Rack Press

For big, strong, and healthy shoulders, scrape the rack. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: Use Drop Sets to Get Better at Pull-Ups

Suck at pull-ups? Here's how to stop sucking, get stronger, and add enough volume to build muscle.

Tip: Two New Ways to Build Bigger Traps

Finish off your traps with these unique exercise variations.

Tip: Don't Fight Insomnia. Get Up.

There's a reason you wake up in the middle of the night. Don't fight it. Here's why.

Tip: Don't Try to Hit the Triceps With Dips

Changing your form on dips to train the triceps will wreck your joints. Here's a better method that works great.

Tip: Train the Deep Ab Muscles with this Exercise

The stir-the-pot exercise will strengthen your core like nothing else. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Surround Yourself With These 5 People

Outperform yourself, make gains, and enjoy the process. Every lifter needs these five types of people in his life.

Tip: Keep Testosterone Levels High to Live Longer

Low T is associated with a higher death rate. It also makes you fat. Here's why you should pay attention to testosterone levels.

Tip: Do Weighted Stair Climbs for Metcon

One of the best metabolic conditioning exercises you can do... if you have the guts. Check out these five brutal variations.

Tip: Do the Zombie Press

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

Tip: Try the Gironda 8x8 Set/Rep Scheme

An 8x8 set/rep scheme is tough enough, but do it using 30 second rest periods for all kinds of gains. Here's how.

Tip: Use This Workout to Build Your Puny Calves

To add size to the calves you must remove the stretch-reflex and perform loaded stretching.

Tip: Make Triceps Training More Effective

When you do triceps extensions, use a decline bench instead of a flat bench.

The Ugly Truth About Ketogenic Diets

You've heard the hype about ketogenic diets, but do you know how it really affects performance and muscle? Find out here.

16 Proven Ways to Build Muscle

Bored? Stuck in a rut? Here are 16 surefire workout protocols to jumpstart your training, get you motivated, and build more muscle.

From Bodybuilding Geek to CrossFit Newb

Bodybuilding might make you look athletic, but does it make you an athlete? Confessions of a hypertrophy addict in a CrossFit gym.

Torch Fat with Free-Weight Finishers

Burn the fat and keep the muscle with these strength-based finishers that can be used in any gym.

Stop Worrying About Being Too Big

For athletes, big muscles are never the problem. Excess body fat is.

4 Gym Gadgets That Are Wasting Your Time

Are you using any of these overhyped fitness gadgets? If so, should you be? Probably not.

5 New Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Think your foam roller is just for warm-ups and mobility? Think again. How to use it to build muscle and get stronger.

Log Your Training Like a Boss

If you're not recording your workouts, you're wasting your time. Here are the essentials your training journal needs to contain.

5 Reasons Your Program Isn't Working

Most so-called workout programs suck. It's time to choose a goal, pick a plan, and stick to it for at least 12 weeks.

5 Studies to Fire Up Your Diet

Spankin' new studies about junk food, motivation, and diet psychology to help you get ripped and stay that way.

4 Training & Diet Arguments: Resolved!

The scientific facts about machines vs. free weights, calorie quality vs. quantity, hard work vs. genetics, and high volume vs. heavy weight.