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Marketers are tricking you into thinking that your steaks and burgers have the right ratio of fatty acids. Here's the real story.

Tip: Drop the Frankenstein Exercises

Trying to fit more work into less time has its advantages. But a mash-up of exercises will limit your gains. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Use This Trick to Hit Squat Depth Every Time

If you can't hit proper depth, stop going up in weight. A squat is not a slight knee-bend or a curtsy. This clever trick will help you stop being lame.

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You hear these silly things every day, even from coaches and trainers. Here's where they're getting it wrong.

Tip: Build Your Consistency Muscle

There's only one way to be consistent in the gym. And the delicate snowflakes out there don't want to hear it. Here it is anyway.

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Tip: Is Dry Needling Right for You?

Treat muscle pain and restore movement with this method. Don't like needles? Don't watch this video!

Tip: The Best Set-Rep Scheme You've Never Tried

Still doing 3 sets of 10? Then it's time to stimulate new muscle growth with this proven loading method. Check it out.

Tip: Make This Decision, Make More Gains

Before you ever step foot into the gym, you have a big choice to make. That choice will determine everything. Here it is.

The 5 Rules of Workout Challenges

Fitness is filled with workout challenges and WODs. And most of them are stupid. Here are three smart ones that take only 10-15 minutes. Bonus: How to design your own.

Tip: Do the Animal Crawl Workout

Beast mode? We'll show you beast mode! See if you can survive this 15-minute metcon challenge.

Tip: Learn to Feel the Muscle Working

If you don't feel the muscle, you're wasting your time. Here's how to develop that skill for size or strength gains.

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Tip: Use a Balloon to Boost Your Deadlift

Sounds weird because, well, it is kinda weird. But this technique really works! Take a look.

Tip: Measure Your Gains With This Method

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Tip: The 10-Minute Leg Day Challenge

Test your front squat, deadlift, and testicular fortitude with this unique workout. Check it out.

Tip: Take the Half-Mile Of Hell Challenge

Grab a few kettlebells or dumbbells, find an open space, and see what you're made of. Here's how.

Tip: 20-Minute Bench & Chin-Up Challenge

Test your bench press, chin-up, and conditioning with this brutal (but smart) challenge. Check it out!

Tip: Fix Your Own Running Injuries

How to get rid of the three most common aches and pains you get from running, no doctor required.

Tip: Before Your Leg Workout, Do This Exercise

Perform this exercise before squats, especially if you've been sitting a lot. Your squats will feel great! Check it out.

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These aren't just physical challenges, they're diagnostic tools to help you find your weak points and demolish them. Are you ready?

Tip: Perfect Your Power Clean

Here are a couple of cool tricks that'll take your power clean from puny to perfect.

Tip: Smash Plateaus With One Simple Trick

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