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Tip: Rethinking the Fasting Trend

I believed in intermittent fasting, gave it a fair shot, then changed my mind about it. Here are the big drawbacks to fasting.

28 Days of Gains: A Realistic Case Study

How much muscle can a natural, experienced lifter gain in 4 weeks? Can he lose fat at the same time? This coach decided to find out.

Tip: Shoulder Triples for Strength and Size

Build muscle and keep your shoulders healthy with this time-efficient strategy.

Tip: Kettlebell Swings With Band

Compared to Olympic lifts for training explosive qualities, the swing is easier to learn with lower risk. Adding a band makes it even more explosive.

Tip: Ginger, Pain Relief, and Performance

Here's the latest info (pros and cons) on the tastiest pain reducer and inflammation fighter.

The Smart Lifter's Guide to Recovery Weeks

Deloads are often misused. They can accelerate your gains, but they can also derail them. Here's how to make a better plan.

Tip: The Surprising Side Effect of Getting Too Fat

A new study gives us some fascinating insights about fat gain, fat loss, and food deliciousness.

Tip: Cable Pull-Through

Strengthen the glutes for a better deadlift and squat, or just build a better butt, with the cable pull-through.

Tip: The Top 3 Training Splits

Hitting each muscle group twice per week is perfect for most lifters. But how do you organize your training? Try these three splits.

Are you REALLY Strong? Or Just Barbell Strong?

Building total-body strength takes more than three lifts. Add these exercises to your plan and see how strong you can really get.

Tip: The Biggest Meal of the Day

When should you pack in the calories and protein? When should you have your smallest, lowest-carb meal of the day? Here's the science.

Tip: The GHR

With this variation of the glute-ham raise, you can finish with a glute contraction (knees lower on the pad), or set the knees higher to target hamstrings.

Tip: Use Exact Antagonist Exercises

Training opposing muscle groups together, like chest and back, is effective. But for best results, use precise pairings. Info here.

The End of 3x10

Still doing three sets of ten on everything? There are better ways. Here's how to use varied sets for fast size gains or massive strength gains.

Tip: Free Weights, Machines, and Tribal Thinking

To get better, question the rules, just like great coaches do. Here's how one coach did it.

Tip: Single-Leg Romanian Deadlift

This exercise does a great job preparing the body for your sport, and of course it's a very effective hamstring and glute builder.

Tip: Scare Yourself Tougher

Here's why you need to do a few things that scare the crap out of you.

Go Fund Yourself!

More women than ever are competing, and some of them want YOU to fund it. It's time to call them out.

Tip: 1RM Training – Risk vs. Reward

Why you should stop focusing so much on your one-rep max and what to do instead.

Tip: Ankle Mobility for Muscleheads

Poor ankle movement causes problems throughout the body. Here's how to fix yours fast.

Tip: How to Stop Muscle Loss When Dieting

Bad diets cause you to lose more muscle than fat. And one bad habit will make muscle catabolism 60 percent worse. Check this out.

Tip: Get Twice the Triceps Growth

A new study shows that you can double the rate of triceps growth by using a certain exercise in a specific way. Take a look.

Tip: The Core Squat

Here's how to turn a squat into a very challenging core exercise.

Tip: Tap Out to Win

Want to develop grit and resolve? Tap out, learn something, then get right back in there and fight again.

The Best Training Split You've Never Tried

How many days per week should you train each muscle? The truth is, every muscle group is different. Here's your guide.