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Tip: Use Latex to Improve Your Squat

Squat stuck? Use the training method top powerlifters use to smash that plateau. Check it out.

Tip: Don't Neglect Light Weights for Muscle Growth

Chances are, you're not training light enough to build muscle at an optimal rate. Wait, what? Check out this controversial new study.

Tip: Test Your Vertical Jump

If you can't hit 30 inches you have work to do. Here's an easy way to test your vertical and what to do if it stinks.

Tip: Front Squat on the Smith Machine

Forget what the little functional training nerds say. If your main goal is big legs, the Smith machine beats the basic barbell. Here's why.

Get Your Girl To Lift

Does lifting make women bulky? Many still seem to think so. But if you want to help them get in shape without scaring them off, here's the script you need to follow.

Tip: Make Progress Without Adding Weight

These alternative ways to track progress provide variety, insight, and results. Check 'em out.

Tip: Challenge Yourself With a "Changeup"

Baseball pitchers use a changeup to shock and confuse the batter. Apply the strategy to your training and make the basics even more brutal. Here's how.

Tip: A Treadmill Workout That Doesn't Suck

Is it possible to lose fat without becoming a jogger? Yep. Do treadmill loaded carries. Take a look.

Tip: Does Weight Lifting Stunt Height?

Many "experts" say kids should avoid lifting because it'll prevent them from getting taller. That's bull. Here's why.

Tip: Do THIS to Rip More Pounds Off the Ground

Here's a great accessory exercise that'll really boost your deadlift numbers. Take a look!

Tip: Don't Be Scammed by Grass-Fed Beef

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.

The Dumb Figure Coach

Starvation diets, damaging workouts, and eating toilet paper. It's time to call out the idiot competition coaches who are damaging women.

Tip: The Easiest Way to Get Healthier

Increasing your performance in the gym and preventing many diseases can be as simple as going outside. Here's why.

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If you haven't done this, then Facebook may be burying the content you want to see. Here's what to do.

Tip: Trigger New Triceps Growth

Tag this onto the end of arm day and you'll get the best pump of your life... and stimulate new muscle growth.

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: 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.

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.

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

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: Build Wide Shoulders With This Superset

You've never trained your delts like this! (We can tell.) Take a look at this unique hypertrophy method.