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5 Signs You're About to Get Hurt

Are you on your way to becoming a broken down lifter? Here are the signs to watch out for and how to intervene.

Tip: Avoid NSAIDS and Icing Sore Muscles

When you ice or use pain killers after a tough workout, you're actually putting the brakes on muscle growth. Here's why.

Control the Damage From Overeating

You're sometimes going to eat a meal that's going to burst the seams of your shorts. Here's how to control the damage.

Tip: Build Your Lats With These Two Techniques

Use these strategies to make gains and perfect your pull-ups. 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: For Delt Gains, Increase Time Under Tension

Constant time under tension mimics occlusion training and stimulates growth. Try this workout.

Tip: Do this Exercise to Build Biceps and Abs

This variation of the cable curl strengthens the core and biceps at the same time. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Use These 4 Strategies for Better Sleep

Stress and anxiety keep you from getting restorative sleep. That kills gains. Here's how to squash stress and sleep deeply.

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: Stop Doing Static Stretching

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

Tip: Stop Doing Fasted Cardio

To keep muscle and lose more fat, do morning cardio in a "post-absorptive" state. Here's how.

Tip: End Every Workout With Your Worst Lift

Pick one lift and do 3-4 sets at 80% of your max at the end of every training session. Here's why.

Tip: For Deadlifts, Put Your Armpits Over the Bar

This puts you in a safer, more efficient position for big pulls and new PRs. Here's why.

Tip: Use Caffeine Before Workouts for Fat Loss

Pre-training caffeine promotes fat burning two different ways. Check this out.

Tip: Avoid Soy Protein

For bodybuilders and strength athletes, soy protein is no better than water. Here's why.

5 Ways to Press Through the Pain

Don't let injuries keep you from making gains. Here's how to wisely work around shoulder problems and keep getting stronger.

Tip: Superset for Spinal Health & Increased Strength

Do an exercise that deloads the spine immediately after one that loads it heavily. You'll get stronger and keep the spine healthy. Here's how.

Tip: Eat Oatmeal Pumpkin Cookies

These cookies won't make you fat, they're healthy, and they'll fuel your workouts. Get the recipe.

Tip: Do the Dixon 3-Way for Bigger Arms

Forget how awkward that sounds. This is an intense workout for biceps and triceps. Check it out.

Tip: Do the Jettison Technique Barbell Curl

All you need is a bar, a band, and the ability to withstand pain. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Women, Stop Obsessing Over Diet and Eat for Muscle

Constant dieting wrecks the metabolism. Eat and train for muscle to get lean and stay that way. Here's why.

Tip: Take the 4-Minute Front-Squat Challenge

If you can do this, you're officially a bad-ass. If not, well, just trying it will make you a bad-ass. Check it out.

The 4 Riskiest Types of Exercise

These training styles are all good, if you know what in the heck you're doing. Most people don't. That includes you. Check out the list.