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Tip: Measure Your Gains With This Method

If you're only judging the effectiveness of your workouts by how sore you get, you're a newbie. Here's how to gauge actual progress.

Tip: Crush Big Weights With This CNS Trick

If your mind doesn't think you're going to hit a new 1RM, you won't. Here's how to fire up your nervous system so that you're up for the task.

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: Do This Exercise to Sprint Faster

Want to run like a cheetah? You need more than squats, deadlifts, and box jumps. You need this horizontal force exercise.

Tip: Take the 15-Minute Chin-Up Test

Build your biceps (finally!) with this progressive weekly workout.

Tip: Smash Plateaus With One Simple Trick

If your fat loss, muscle gains, or strength gains have stalled out, this important lesson is for you.

Tip: Build Your Biceps With 5-3 Countdowns

This is one of the best training methods we've used for biceps. It's very different, but very effective. Check it out!

Tip: Finish What You Start!

Sometimes broscience beats studies. Here's why and what you need to do to keep getting better.

Tip: Test Things Out and Commit

Here's something that successful lifters and athletes do that you should be doing too.

Tip: Use Training Programs Wisely

Let your program be your guide, but be prepared for detours. Here's how.

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: 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: Improve Your Tempo on Pull-Ups

If your goal is to build more muscle, use this tempo prescription to get better results.

Tip: Auto-Regulate Your Rest Periods

A new study on rest between sets may change the way you train, especially if your goal is hypertrophy. 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.

The Missing CrossFit Exercise

CrossFit-style training is asymmetrical and incomplete, and people are paying the price with injuries. Here's how they can fix it.

Tip: Always Start With An Empty Bar

Some of the strongest lifters on the planet start their workouts with an empty bar. Here's why you should too.

Tip: Build Biceps With Science-Backed Methods

Five quick tips to help you finally stretch out those shirtsleeves.

Tip: Optimize Your Warm-Up

Here are 5 ways to improve your warm-up to get better results from heavy training sessions.

Tip: Do the Plate Squat

Fix your valgus knee collapse and you'll improve glute recruitment and squat heavier. This drill will help. Check it out.

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: Push, Pull, Bend, and Extend

When designing your workout plan, break your body into four quadrants. Here's why.

Tip: Do Paused-Rep Pulldowns

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

Tip: Boost Intensity With These 6 Techniques

Has muscle growth stalled? Add any or all of these lifting methods to your lifting program.