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Tip: Stop Making This Diet Mistake

Most people think they need to cut carbs and calories on their days off. They're wrong. Here's why.

Tip: Try These 3 Tough Pull-Up Variations

Think you're good at pull-ups and chin-ups? Yeah, we'll see about that. Check out these athletic variations!

Tip: 10 Ways to Challenge Your Body and Grow

Muscle growth is an adaptive response. No challenge, no gains. Are you using at least a few of these progression methods?

Tip: Women, Train Like Men (For the Most Part)

There are only a few differences in how women should train versus men. Here they are.

Tip: Find Your Perfect Squat Depth

Use the test here to find out how low you can go and how wide or narrow your feet should be.

Tip: Set New PRs with the Small Loading Trick

Looks kinda weird, but it'll actually help you hit a new personal record. Check it out.

Tip: Pick the Right Deadlift Style for You

Sumo or conventional? Check out these tips for choosing the best style for your body type.

Tip: Assess Your Bench Press Technique

Your bench press form might be setting you up for injury. It's time to re-assess your technique. Try this test.

Tip: Do These Drills Before Leg Day

These easy moves will get you ready for heavy squats, deadlifts, lunges, and more. Check 'em out.

Tip: Do 20 Reps With Your 10 Rep Max

Sounds crazy, but it works when you use the ladder method. Here's how to do it for size gains.

Tip: Stop Eating Like a Pro Bodybuilder

You know what's even worse than that? Paying them for their diet plans. Check this out.

Tip: Stop Doing Excess Cardio

If you "have to" do tons of cardio to stay lean, your diet sucks. Here's a little reality check.

Tip: Test Your Lower Body Strength

Choose either the squat or deadlift and take this test. Do you measure up? Check it out.

Tip: Test Your Glutes

Are your butt muscles firing properly? Here are 8 quick tests. Pick a couple and find out.

Tip: Use Box Jumps The Right Way

That means NOT using them for conditioning or cardio. Here's why.

Tip: Train Your Abs Directly

No, the big compound lifts aren't enough for real core strength. Here's why.

Tip: Make the Pull-Through Even Better

Here are two simple ways to make this glute-builder even more effective.

Tip: Lose Fat. Avoid These Pitfalls.

These two things don't directly involve food, but they'll wreck your diet anyway. Check 'em out.

Tip: Do the Windmill Plank for Your Core

It's one of the best core exercises for power & strength athletes. Check it out.

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: Try This Quick & Dirty Calf Fix

Small calves? Stop blaming genetics and use this shock-training method.

Tip: Squats and Deads: Find Your Ideal Strategy

Do you do them twice a week? Once a week? Here's how to figure out what's best for you.

Tip: Use Conditioning to Build Muscle

Hey meathead, if you're not accustomed to raising your heart rate, get started with one of these options.