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Regular stretching often does more harm than good, especially for lifters and strength athletes. Here's why.

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Tip: For Deadlifts, Put Your Armpits Over the Bar

This puts you in a safer, more efficient position for big pulls and new PRs. Here's why.

Tip: Use Caffeine Before Workouts for Fat Loss

Pre-training caffeine promotes fat burning two different ways. Check this out.

Tip: Ladies, Build Muscle to Get Leaner

Lift weights to lose fat. Use these 4 training tools for a smokin' physique.

Tip: Use Intra-Set Stretching to Trigger Muscle Growth

Warning: This hurts. But stretching a pumped muscle under load also builds muscle, fast. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Fix Your Dumbbell Row to Build More Muscle

Don't pull the dumbbell straight up. Instead, use a dragging J motion. Watch this video.

Tip: Control Nutrient Partitioning With C3G

Turn food into muscle instead of storing it as fat by maximizing muscle nutrient uptake.

Tip: Know How Many Carbs You Need

Lifters and athletes can handle more carbs, even when trying to lose fat. Check out these guidelines.

Tip: Try the Gironda 8x8 Set/Rep Scheme

An 8x8 set/rep scheme is tough enough, but do it using 30 second rest periods for all kinds of gains. Here's how.

Tip: Change Your Grip for a Stronger Overhead Press

These two simple tweaks can boost pressing strength for bigger, stronger delts. Check 'em out.

Tip: Use This Workout to Build Your Puny Calves

To add size to the calves you must remove the stretch-reflex and perform loaded stretching.

CrossFit Is Not A Fad

They call it a fad, but they couldn't be more wrong. CrossFit is more than just exercise and it'll outlast its haters. Here's why.

Kelly Starrett, Mobility, and CrossFit

Kelly Starrett is a physical therapist and expert on movement and injury prevention. Here's his take on the current state and future of CrossFit.

10 Dumb Ways to Use Smart Workout Tools

Kettlebells, chains, sleds, stability balls, and foam rollers fill the gym. Should you use them? Yes. But not like a jackass.

Why We Lift

They say you can't chase two rabbits. But don't let the metaphors fool you. It's absolutely possible to achieve more than one objective under the iron.

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Mark Dugdale "I Go to War!" Video

Check out Mark Dugdale in the new Biotest commercial, and let us know what you think.

Is Powerlifting Hurting Bodybuilding?

The influence of powerlifting has both helped and hindered those training for size. Here's how to find the perfect balance.

3 Keys to a Big, Injury-Free Bench Press

Lift big-ass weights without pain using these three very advanced techniques.

Athletes, Bad Coaches, and Steroids

Athletes take steroids to get strong. Is it because today's strength coaches have neglected to get them strong with proper training?

The 5 Best Ways to Get Stronger

Strength gains come fast when you're a newbie. Here's how to keep building brutal strength as an advanced bad-ass.

5 Ways to Stop Being a Weakling

It's time to stop screwing around in the gym and instead build some jaw-dropping strength and power. Here's how.

Does CrossFit Lead to Injury?

CrossFit claims that the NSCA is out to get them. Is it a conspiracy or does CrossFit just enjoy bullying people?

Maybe All You Need Is Lifting

Warm-ups, mobility work, stretching, foam rolling, conditioning... do you even lift, bro? And do you really need all that stuff?

Carbohydrate Customized Diet

Why drop your carbs crazy low if you don't have to? If your insulin sensitivity is good, and it probably is, you can eat more carbs than you think.

4 Cracks in Your Programming

Too often, advanced lifters allow small errors to slip through the cracks of an otherwise tight program. Here's how to fix them.