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Tip: Know Why You're Squatting

Do you want more muscle or more weight on the bar? How you answer should determine how you squat. Info here.

Tip: Take This Grip Strength Test

If you can't pass this test, then either your grip strength sucks or you're too fat. Check it out.

The Truth About Direct Arm Training

Many functional training zealots will tell you there's no need to train the biceps and triceps directly. Here's why they're wrong... and kinda puny.

Tip: Do Paused-Rep Pulldowns

A simple technique plus a change in grip can make pulldowns work much better. Check this out.

Tip: Do Elevator Squats for Big Legs

Finish off leg day with this hypertrophy-inducing training method. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Key Press for Pecs

Stimulate your chest in a whole new way with this powerful exercise. Check it out.

Tip: Boost Strength Instantly With 2 Exercises

Take the brakes off your nervous system and you'll automatically be able to lift more. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Prioritize Free-Weight Compound Exercises

Maximize your training program by keeping a few simple rules in mind. Check 'em out.

Tip: Do the Med Ball Tack & Floss

Shoulders feeling stiff and cranky? Ditch the foam roller, grab a med ball, and do these drills.

Tip: Lift Hard, Lift Wisely

Keep these 15 things in mind and you'll have a long lifting career.

Tip: Avoid Labels that Make You a Victim

Perceived helplessness will keep you out of shape. Here's why.

Tip: Train for Systemic Growth

Don't try to isolate every little muscle. Prioritize big compound lifts, especially if you're natural. Here's why.

Tip: Choose the Right Load for Hamstrings

Get this part right and you'll maximize hamstring hypertrophy. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Don't Judge a Workout By Its Length

How long do your lifting workouts last? Don't answer. It doesn't matter much. Here's why.

Tip: Punch the Barbell for Bigger Biceps

Actually, your partner punches the bar while you hold an isometric. Here's how that works and how to do it.

Tip: Try Band Dips for Chest and Triceps

No dip stand? Or do regular dips just hurt your shoulders? This band variation is the solution to both problems.

Tip: Do 4 Exercises for Forearms and Grip

We bet you haven't tried these unique exercises. Add a few to the end of your workouts to cure PFS – Puny Forearm Syndrome.

Tip: Do the Guillotine Curl

This unique exercise hits both heads of the biceps and challenges your arms in a whole new way. Check it out.

Tip: Try the Wobble Squat

Looks crazy, but it's used by strength athletes to train the squat and bulletproof the core. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Get Enough Iodine for Thyroid Health

A mild deficiency can make it harder for you to stay lean. Here's where to get it and how much you need.

Tip: Make Healthy "Weight Gainer" Cookies

Protein researchers give these cookies to their test subjects to insure plenty of quality calories are eaten. Now you can make them too.

Tip: Test Your Unilateral Leg Strength

These four challenges will test your lower body strength and give you a heck of a workout. Check 'em out.

Tip: Do the Rack Pull and Chin-Up Superset

This challenging back builder combines compression and decompression exercises for max results. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Eat Proffles!

Protein waffles, that is. Easy to make, flour-free, and high protein. Get the recipe here.