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Tip: Stop Overusing Belts and Wraps

Sometimes they're needed, and sometimes you're just setting yourself up for future injury. Here's why.

Tip: Avoid NSAIDS and Icing Sore Muscles

When you ice or use pain killers after a tough workout, you're actually putting the brakes on muscle growth. Here's why.

Tip: Don't Try to Hit the Triceps With Dips

Changing your form on dips to train the triceps will wreck your joints. Here's a better method that works great.

Tip: Do Heavy Squat Stand-Ups

Bust plateaus and add more pounds to the bar with this simple technique. Check it out.

Tip: Build Your Lats With These Two Techniques

Use these strategies to make gains and perfect your pull-ups. Here's how.

Tip: Use These 3 Lifting Techniques to Burn Fat

Do finisher sets to torch more calories and reveal your muscle. Here's how.

Tip: Do Stage Reps to Improve Your Pull-Ups

Suck at pull-ups? Avoid machines and use this training technique instead. Check it out.

Tip: Do the Muscle-Snatch for Strength & Power

It's the easiest Olympic-style lift to learn and it'll turn you into a badass. Here's how to do it.

Tip: To Lose Fat and Keep Muscle, Time Carbs Like This

How to manipulate insulin production to get shredded while still fueling and recovering from tough workouts.

Tip: Do This 2 Minute Drill Before Every Workout

Awaken the nervous system before training to recruit more muscle fibers. Here's how.

Tip: Beat Stress with Rhodiola Rosea

Stress can rob you of your gains. Enhance your body's ability to adapt naturally. Here's how.

Tip: Stop Doing Static Stretching

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

Tip: Stop Doing Fasted Cardio

To keep muscle and lose more fat, do morning cardio in a "post-absorptive" state. Here's how.

Tip: End Every Workout With Your Worst Lift

Pick one lift and do 3-4 sets at 80% of your max at the end of every training session. Here's why.

Tip: Superset for Spinal Health & Increased Strength

Do an exercise that deloads the spine immediately after one that loads it heavily. You'll get stronger and keep the spine healthy. Here's how.

Tip: Ladies, Build Muscle to Get Leaner

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

Meat and Cancer

The research is questionable, but even if there is a link between meat and cancer there are 8 things you can do to prevent the risks. Check 'em out.

Women in Ground Combat

Is political correctness weakening the military? Here are the politically incorrect facts about strength, performance, and women in battle.

Tip: Squeeze the Bar Hard When Bench Pressing

Crushing the bar not only makes the lift safer, it'll help you lift more weight. Here's why.

Tip: Learn the Zercher Squat

Yes, it hurts, but it'll also strengthen your entire body, from quads to upper back. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Control Nutrient Partitioning With C3G

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

Tip: Do 7-4-7 Deadlifts to Boost Performance

This workout builds muscle, increases work capacity, and burns fat. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Shoulder Injuries with Spiral Loading

Here's how to prevent wrecked shoulders by getting your setup right.

Tip: Squeeze Your Glutes for Better Abs

Contracting the glutes during ab-wheel rollouts works the core musculature harder and fires up the abs.