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Tip: Here's Why Your CBD Oil Kinda Sucks

The CBD you're rubbing on your aching muscles and joints probably isn't doing you any good. A new study reveals the problem.

Tip: Two Quad Killers You've Never Tried

These untraditional exercises will leave you pumped for hours... if you can take the pain.

Tip: The Truth About Cryotherapy

Will cryotherapy make you recover faster, lose fat, and improve sleep? Or does it slow your muscle gains? Here's what you need to know.

Question of Power 4

Coach Carter tackles tricep growth, dietary restraint, and how to tell if you're ready to compete in bodybuilding. Check it out.

Tip: Training Natties vs. Training Juicers

How important is it for a trainer to know if an athlete or client is using extra assistance? Read this.

Tip: High T and Baldness

Testosterone replacement therapy is awesome but you'll lose your hair, right? Well, it's not that simple. Here are the facts.

Tip: Is Testosterone Bad for Your Heart?

Are replacement-level dosages of T going to mess with your ticker? Here's what you probably don't know.

Question of Power 3

In this installment: No-BS warm-ups. How to keep muscle when dieting. How to train back with a bad back.

Tip: Do the Flying Pull-Up

It'll make you look like a ninja warrior and it's just plain fun. Master this bodyweight exercise.

Ask Us Anything 02

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

Tip: Mind-Muscle Connection and Your Goal

How important is putting your mind in your muscle for hypertrophy and strength work? Let's break it down.

Tip: How to Read T Nation

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

Tip: A Really Bad Deadlift Habit

People think it improves hip drive and hits the glutes. What it really does is set you up for injury. Info here.

Tip: Your Ears Can Detect Low Testosterone

A change in pitch and vocal quality is called presbyphonia and it has a lot to do with declining T levels. Info here.

Tip: Half Your Butt is Weak and Funny Looking

Are your glutes balanced or is one side weaker? Here's how to find out, and how to fix it.

Question of Strength 52

Is adrenal fatigue real? Is feeling the muscle more important than adding weight to the bar? Answers here.

Tip: 5 Inhibit-Activate Supersets

How to grow lagging muscles and move better.

Tip: Calling Out the Internet Injury Police – A Rant

Safe exercises, dangerous exercises, and ass-clowns.

Tip: Flex to Boost Your Willpower

Wanna skip that workout? Wanna eat that ice cream? Here's how to increase willpower instantly, according to science.

Tip: Joint Mobilizations for Heavy Lifters

Hate traditional stretching? Limber up with these simple drills.

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Tip: Beards, Baldness, and Sexiness

We jokingly asked Coach Carter about baldness and beards. And the big guy actually dropped some science on us.

Tip: Saturated Fat – Animals vs. Coconuts

Why is one considered bad and the other good? Here's the real story.

The 7 Gym Rules Never to Break

A lot of gyms are filled with annoying jackasses. Here's a little checklist to make sure you're not one of them.

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Tip: The Machine-Assisted Pull-Up

Yes, do your regular pull-ups. But finish off with an assisted machine to get more reps and build volume.