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Tip: How to Improve Squat Mobility & Stability

One exercise will help with both. The results? A bigger, better squat. Check it out.

Tip: Lift Longer, Run Longer With This Compound

This legal substance burns fat and builds muscle. And now new research shows it increases muscle endurance, too. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Warming Up Like a Scrawny Jogger

For weight training workouts, warm-up with movement and address restrictions later. Here's how it's done.

Tip: The Simplest Deadlift Fix

This easy trick will fix your deadlift form and help you pull bigger numbers. Take a look.

Tip: Make Ice Cream With One Ingredient

It's simple, it's healthy, and yeah, there's only a single ingredient. Here's how to make it.

Tip: Nail Your Abs With Partial Pulses

By improving the activation and recruitment of the core, you'll increase your strength in the big lifts. Here's how to do it.

Tip: The 1-Second Organic Test

There's a simple way to tell if the fruits or vegetables you're buying are chemical-free. Here it is.

Tip: Know Your Food Intake

Not making gains? It's probably more diet-related than training-related. Here's a reality check.

Tip: Don't Use K-Tape Like a Dummy

Does kinesiotape actually do anything? Here's the truth.

Tip: The Worst Way to Do Push-Ups

The way most people do push-ups leads to acute and chronic injury to the joints and tissues. Here's how to fix it.

Tip: The Russian Special Forces Challenge

They wore body armor. You can just use a belt to add weight. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Do the 8-Second Crunch

If it looks like you're having a seizure when you train abs, you're not getting much benefit... and you're asking for injury. Try this instead.

Tip: How to Poop Better

Oh sure, laugh it up. But you'll desperately want to know these tips when you get constipated. Here's how to get regular.

Tip: Correct Your Mechanics for Pain-Free Squats

Does it hurt to squat, and not in a good way? Use this training method to fix your technique.

6 Unstable Overhead Lifts for Quick Gains

Doing these 6 exercises with unstable, osciallating objects challenges the nervous system, boosts athleticism, and triggers gains.

Tip: Add Instant Strength to Your Incline Curls

Get stronger on dumbbell incline curls simply by using a rolled-up towel. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Pizza Plate Press

Test your shoulder mechanics and get stronger overhead with this diagnostic exercise. Check it out.

Tip: Get Your Head Right For Overhead Pressing

Here's a simple way to avoid smashing your chin on overhead pressing exercises. Bonus: You'll be stronger too. Take a look.

Tip: Build Overhead Power With This Exercise

This movement teaches your body to turn on all available motor units and much more. Check it out.

Tip: Burn Fat and Build Muscle Between Sets

Rest periods are for wimps. Okay, that's not quite true. But there is a better way to use them. Here's how.

Tip: Use Latex to Improve Your Squat

Squat stuck? Use the training method top powerlifters use to smash that plateau. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Worrying About This "Toxic" Chemical

No need to panic. This much-feared compound won't turn you into a ballerina. Here's the real story.

Tip: The "Healthy" Practice That Makes You Pudgy

It doesn't make you lean and it really isn't all that healthy. Oh, and it certainly doesn't detoxify anything.

Tip: Don't Neglect Light Weights for Muscle Growth

Chances are, you're not training light enough to build muscle at an optimal rate. Wait, what? Check out this controversial new study.