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Tip: Pros and Cons of Training to Failure

It's the most important key to muscle growth. And it'll fry your CNS and lead to injury. Wait, which is it? A little of both. Here's why.

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.

The 5 Most Worthless Exercises of All Time

Most exercises have value if you do them correctly. But not these. Hope you're not doing any of them.

Tip: Painful Training: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly

Does it really take a lot of pain to get a lot of gain? Here's the truth.

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.

6 Workout Mantras That Mostly Suck

There's a kernel of truth in every training mantra. But there's also a kernel of crap. So let's break them down and toss out the trash.

Tip: The New Ab Shredder Workout

This has been a favorite of figure competitors for years now. Here's a couple new ways to do it.

Tip: Should You Do a Show?

Ready to get nearly naked and step onto the competitive stage? Probably not. Here's why.

Tip: An Illogical Approach to Explosive Lifts

Always train neurologically demanding lifts first in a workout, right? Well, not always. Here's why.

Tip: Cortisol Control for the Natural Bodybuilder

Out of control cortisol can make building muscle harder and lead to muscle atrophy when dieting. Here's how to keep it in check.

Tip: Protein Intake for Natural and Not-So-Natural Lifters

How much protein should you eat? It depends on a few factors. Check out the guidelines here.

Tip: Two Things Steroid Users Need

Using bodybuilding drugs can be risky. Here's what users need to do to stay as healthy as possible.

Tip: Natural Lifters and Protein Synthesis

Want more muscle? Trigger protein synthesis often. Here's how.

Tip: The Number One Thing That Needs to Change

The longer you've been lifting hard, the more this advice applies.

Tip: The Bench Press is a Whole-Body Exercise

To get the most out of the bench, you must make it a whole-body lift. Here are four ways to do it.

Tip: The Squat You Should Be Doing

All types of squats have their benefits, but this one might just be the best all-around variation.

Tip: 3 Big Meals vs. 6 Small Meals

What's best for fat loss? It depends. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Straps, Thick Grips, and 40-Second Wrist Curls

The pros and cons of straps, how to really train your grip and forearms, and more.

The Cure for Puny Arms

Think you know everything about arm training? Think again. Check out these proven techniques for biceps, triceps, and forearms.

Growth Factor Shoulder Training

Warning: This workout is gonna hurt. Get ready to use time under tension, multiple angles of attack, and a whole bunch of lactate.

Tip: The Power of Urgency and Accountability

You need to feel the pressure to find your true potential. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: Carbs Aren't Essential But You Need Them

Here are the three things you need to know to get your carb intake just right.

Tip: Thibaudeau vs. Kidney Damage

Here's how Coach Thibaudeau fought back, took control of his health, and still managed to get stronger and leaner.

Tip: Photo Shoot Ready in 21 Days

A quick guide to peaking for a photo shoot... or any time you want look better with your clothes off.

Tip: Insulin Sensitivity and Protein Pancakes

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