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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: Know Your Training Type

We all fall into one of these two categories. Knowing your type will help keep you motivated. Check it out.

Tip: Know When to Use Lifting Straps

The strongest lifters use straps, but not all the time. Here's a guide to help you decide when, and when not, to use them.

Tip: Know How Often to Train

How often should you hit it hard in the gym? That depends on a few things. Here's what you need to keep in mind.

Tip: Kickstart Your Recomposition Plan

Decrease your appetite, get full faster, and break your bad eating habits with this kinda-crazy but very effective strategy.

Tip: Keep Lifting Heavy When Dieting

Some people ditch the heavy weights and do tons of light reps when in a fat loss phase. That's a mistake. Here's why.

Tip: Is Your Tracker Making You Fat?

Maybe. Why? Because they're pretty terrible at tracking how many calories you burn. Here's the scoop.

Tip: Insulin Sensitivity and Protein Pancakes

Breakfast, early morning workouts, and individual differences. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Increase Pull-Up Power With This Simple Plan

This workout strategy combines high frequency with very low reps to get you doing double-digit pull-ups. Take a look!

Tip: How to Really Train Your Forearms

Make your own dirty joke, then check out this killer workout strategy.

Tip: How to Peak for a Powerlifting Meet

The truth about supercompensation, plus strategies for pre-competition nutrition and supplementation.

Tip: How to Fight Post-Show Depression

Many bodybuilders get depressed after a competition, even if they win. Why? And what can be done about it? Answers here.

Tip: How To Do Every Rep of a Calf Exercise

To build calves, every single rep needs to have four steps. Here they are.

Tip: How to Diagnose Your Bench Press Problem

Bench stuck? Here's how to find and fix your sticking points.

Tip: How to Cure Big Arms/Small Back Syndrome

Do your arms take over during back training? Then you need to try this exercise.

Tip: How to be a Successful Personal Trainer

Some personal trainers make good money. Others are broke and can't keep clients. Here's the one thing separating them.

Tip: How to Activate Your Pecs for Better Gains

Do this superset before heavy bench presses to safely lift heavier weight.

Tip: How Much Protein Should Natural Lifters Eat?

How many grams for hypertrophy phases? How many grams for fat-loss phases? Here's where to start.

Tip: How Limb Length Affects Training

Limb length relative to torso length is one of the main factors that determines which muscles receive the most stimulation. Info here.

Tip: How a Kettlebell Can Make You a Better Bencher

Do a few sets of this drill before chest day and you'll perform better on the bench press. Check it out.

Tip: GVT Isn't All It's Cracked Up To Be

Here's why traditional German Volume Training isn't optimal for most lifters, and what to do instead.

Tip: Go Heavy to Retain Muscle

Here's why doing high reps during diet phases can backfire, and why it's best to keep it heavy even when cutting.

Tip: Go Heavy or Go... Make Gains Anyway

If the bar ain't bending, you're just pretending, right? Well, not so fast. Here's why.

Tip: Get Shredded With Density Training

Want to replace cardio with lifting? Increase your training density. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Get Ripped With 4-Rep Sets

Nothing screams “strength and conditioning” like EMOM training. Here are two ways to do it.