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Tip: Master the Bridge, Feel Awesome

Sit all day? Have shoulder pain? The movement can help with both. Here's how to do it, step by step.

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Tip: The 2/1 Technique, Leg Extension

Finish off your next leg day with a few sets of these. This is a great technique if your main goal is muscle growth.

Tip: Shuttle Calories to Muscle, Not Fat

Improve your insulin sensitivity, starting with your next meal. Here are six ways to do it.

The Easiest Exercise With the Most Benefits

Get leaner, end back pain, recover faster from monster workouts, and even get a little smarter. Here's how.

The Best Squat You're Not Doing

This type of squat improves your form, saves your joints, and makes a great addition to your regular squatting.

The Planet Fitness Nightmare

Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.

The Chin-Up Project

Gain an inch on your biceps while building a rock-solid upper body with simple chin-up progressions.

6 Questions About Tempo Training

When should you use tempo training and why? Mike Robertson answers these and other questions about this often-neglected component of strength and muscle building.

A 6-Week Squat, Bench, or Deadlift Program

A simple, foolproof program to boost up your big lifts in just six weeks. Check it out.

Blood and Chalk 8

Bad Santa is back with a sleigh full of info on unilateral training, winning habits, and how to combine 5/3/1 with bodybuilding.

What I Learned in 2009

Cressey's 2009 lessons-learned include the perfect sleep schedule, why shoes suck, and why you may want to stay away from hyper-mobile chicks.

Sucker Punch: Paul Chek

There are controversial, outspoken people in the health and fitness industry. And then there's Paul Chek.

How to Warm Up for a One-Rep Max

Ready to go for a new PR in the bench press, squat, or deadlift? How you warm up could make or break your max. Follow these guidelines.

Anterior Core Training

Real core training, real simple. The best exercises and exercise progressions for your abs.

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  • The Quality Mass Diet

    Most so-called bulking diets just get you fat. Here’s a better way to eat for mass without adding all that chub.

    15 Ways to Foam Roll

    Fifteen foam rolling techniques that'll get you ready for the gym much better than stretching.

    Mental Muscle

    The Psychology of Body Transformation and Peak Performance.

    The Thinking Man's Guide to Ab training

    The average guy in the gym puts about as much thought into his ab training as he puts into tying his shoes. In other words, he throws in a few sets of crunches at the end of his workout a couple of times a week and thinks no more about it. It's time we change that.

    Get Big Again: Your Return-To-Action Plan

    Taking time off from the gym isn't a setback... as long as you come back with the right plan. Here it is.

    Tip: Don't Do This After Lifting Weights

    Most people feel compelled to do this after they're done lifting, but it can negate the effects of their workouts.

    The V-Taper Workout and Diet Plan

    Which physique turns heads the most? A big upper body that tapers at the waist: the V-taper. Here's the formula for getting one.

    Tip: Choose a Better Big Three

    Not a competitive powerlifter? Then stop training like one. Here's why and what to do instead.

    Tip: Bench Pressing vs. Real-Life

    Here's why the bench press falls short for athletes, and what to do instead.

    Worthy vs. Worthless Vitamins: Your Guide

    A lot of the most commonly taken vitamins and minerals are a tragic waste of money, but there are a few that you definitely need to take.