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The 7 Best Workouts for Fat Loss

Any fool can lose fat, but getting shredded while keeping or even building muscle takes know-how. Here's how to do it.

The Best Cardio for Hardcore Lifters

Not everyone likes cardio or metcon, but everyone needs some form of it. So what's best for people who'd rather be lifting? We asked our pros.

100 Rep Challenge

Most lifters need to push themselves more but just don't know how. They need guidance. They need a challenge. They need this article.

Push-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong!

A lot of people can't do one proper push-up. And YOU may be one of them. Here are the most common problems and how to fix 'em.

Tip: Do the French Press for Triceps

It's a classic exercise, but most people are doing it wrong. Here's how to do it right.

Tip: How Lifters Should Read Lab Results

Get your blood work done? Good. But as an athlete, there are some things you need to know – things your doc may not know.

What You Don't Know About Training Delts

Science reveals some surprising tips on how to train the deltoids and create "3D" shoulders. Check them out.

Look Like a Bodybuilder, Perform Like an Athlete

Building muscle size, strength, and explosive power – as a single strategy – produces the absolute best gains, period! Here's how.

Complete Guide to Big Biceps & Triceps

If this smart, brutal plan doesn't help you build your biceps and triceps, nothing will. Do it, then go buy some new T-shirts.

Tip: Do EMOM Sets for Strength & Conditioning

Doing one set every minute forces you to keep rest times strict and pushes intensity. Here's how to do them.

6 Grip Tips to Build More Muscle

Stimulate more muscle growth just by changing your grip on these exercises you already do. Here's how.

Do Cardio, Keep Your Gains

HIIT isn't everything. Low-intensity, steady state cardio has its benefits. Done correctly, it can even help you make better progress under the bar. Here's how.

10 Rules for Hardgainers

Tired of hearing "eat big to get big" by dopes who've always been big? Finally, some smart advice from someone who's been there.

From 0 to 100: Know Your Percentages!

Each training percentage, from zero to 100% of your 1RM, has a distinct effect on speed, power, and hypertrophy. Here’s how to use that info wisely.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.4

I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

The 185 Rep Squat Workout

Climb out of that training rut and challenge your muscles and mental fortitude with these old-school squat workouts.

8 x 2 and Hybrid Density Training

When just slapping extra weight on the bar fails, you need to look at effective ways to increase volume or density.

5 Workouts for Non-Responsive Biceps

Not genetically blessed? Here are the most proven workouts for those with lagging or non-responsive biceps.

5 Deadlifting Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Every deadlift eventually stalls, and the number one reason is technique related. Here's how to find the right fix for your ailing pull.

3 Ways to Target the Quads

To get bigger and stronger quadriceps, you have to hit them like a freight train. Use these smart tactics to focus in on them.

How to Build Size and Strength Simultaneously

Building strength and size at the same time isn't crazy; in fact, it's smart. Here's a smart, easy-to-follow workout that will make it happen.

All About Dips

Are you doing any dips variations? You should be. Here are some interesting options, including straight bar dips and Korean dips, to jazz up your training.

Control Leptin and Control Your Leanness!

Understanding and manipulating this powerful hormone can be the difference between a lean and muscular body and being known as a strong fat guy. Here’s how to do it.

Maximize Protein Synthesis

Building muscle boils down to getting on the right side of the protein synthesis balance sheet. Here's how to do it.