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Tip: Take This Mental Toughness Test

You'll be shaking, sucking for air, and cursing T Nation... but you'll also be developing mental toughness. Try it!

Tip: Skip The Cupping

Don't fall for this overrated therapy. Here's why.

Tip: The Push & Squeeze Method for Big Arms

Shake up your biceps and triceps workouts with this pumptastic training method used by pros.

Tip: Nail Your Biceps With This Training Method

This unique way of doing reps is great for muscle gains. Warning: It's tough!

Tip: Correct Your Mechanics for Pain-Free Squats

Does it hurt to squat, and not in a good way? Use this training method to fix your technique.

Tip: Add Instant Strength to Your Incline Curls

Get stronger on dumbbell incline curls simply by using a rolled-up towel. Here's how.

Tip: Get Your Head Right For Overhead Pressing

Here's a simple way to avoid smashing your chin on overhead pressing exercises. Bonus: You'll be stronger too. Take a look.

Tip: Take the 100 Rep Push-Up Challenge

Not only is this a "fun" test, it'll also expose any weaknesses you may have in your core. Here's how to do it, and how to improve if you can't do it.

Tip: Burn Fat and Build Muscle Between Sets

Rest periods are for wimps. Okay, that's not quite true. But there is a better way to use them. Here's how.

Tip: Stop Worrying About This "Toxic" Chemical

No need to panic. This much-feared compound won't turn you into a ballerina. Here's the real story.

Tip: Use A False Grip On Overhead Presses

The conventional grip mucks up your form and keeps you from developing real overhead strength. Here's why.

Tip: One Question Every Lifter Must Answer

If you want to get bigger, stronger, or leaner, one question must be asked. Answer honestly and you'll make more progress. Take a look.

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: 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: Stairway-To-Pain Intervals

Stepmills suck. Well, actually, they're great for fat loss and conditioning. They're just hard. Here's how to get results in a 5-minute workout.

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: 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.

Tip: Master the Low Cable Row

Build your back and keep your cranky shoulders healthy with this smart row variation. Take a look.

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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.

The 5 Rules of Workout Challenges

Fitness is filled with workout challenges and WODs. And most of them are stupid. Here are three smart ones that take only 10-15 minutes. Bonus: How to design your own.

Tip: Eat These Foods to Squash Cravings

If you've got the wrong “bugs” in your gut, then you'll suffer from crazy junk food cravings. Here's how to get the right ones in there.