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The 3 Smartest Ways to Train Shoulders

Yes, you can build big strong shoulders without wrecking your joints. Here are three ways to do it.

The 3 Worst Types of Conditioning

These popular conditioning exercises can damage tendons, ligaments, and joints. Here are the worst offenders, plus some safer alternatives.

The 4 Best Recovery Methods You're Not Using

No recovery, no progress. Here are four recovery methods every serious lifter or athlete should be using.

The 4 Best Ways to Lunge

The regular ol' forward lunge is actually the least effective. Check out these superior variations for leg strength.

The 4 Dumbest Ab Exercises

Those popular ab exercises you see in many workout programs are ineffective and injurious. Luckily, there are smarter alternatives.

The 4 Dumbest Forms of Cardio

The four most joint-destroying types of cardio, plus four safer alternatives that burn fat faster.

The 4 Mandatory One-Legged Exercises

Want to get strong in the big lifts? Want to stay uninjured? Master these four unilateral exercises.

The 4 Most Abused Words in Fitness

You hear these words all the time, but do you even know what they really mean? It's time to stop it with the nerdy buzzwords and go back to basics. Start here.

The 4 Most Common Injuries for Lifters

Nothing kills your gains like a lifting injury. Here are the four injuries you're most likely to get and how to prevent them.

The 4 Most Damaging Types of Training

Bodybuilding, powerlifting, CrossFit, running: Which one will mess you up the most and how can you prevent it?

The 4 Most Debilitating Exercises

Bench press, deadlift, deep squat, leg press: Which one could mess you up the most and how can you prevent it?

The 4 Most Effective Supersets for Arms

Here's how to use biceps and triceps finishers to add pounds to your big lifts. Oh yeah, you'll also build bigger arms.

The 4 Most Useless Rehab Methods

Foam rolling, stretching, kinesio tape, and icing after an injury have all been pretty much debunked. Here's what you should do instead.

The 4 Riskiest Types of Exercise

These training styles are all good, if you know what in the heck you're doing. Most people don't. That includes you. Check out the list.

The 5 Dumbest Stretching Myths

For decades, gym goers and athletes stretched before workouts and competitions. Then stretching became "bad." Here's the real story.

The 5 Most Painful Ways to Build Muscle

Enjoy pain? Increasing metabolic stress is the single most overlooked aspect of training for size. Try these torturous techniques.

The 5 Step Ankle Mobility Fix

Is ankle mobility messing with your training? First you need to diagnose the problem, then you need to fix it. This plan will help you do both.

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

To build strength and muscle, as well as avoid injuries, you must train all six patterns. Does your program include them all?

The 6 Most Overrated Things in Fitness

What do benching, burpees, running, sit-ups, and stretching your hammies have in common? They're rituals that make people lose their damn minds. Here's why.

The Absolute Best and Worst Therapy Methods

Four of these rehab methods are great... and two are wasting your money. Here's what works and what doesn't. Bonus: Videos of the best techniques!

The Core Training Reality Check

Let's bust three ab training myths, test for real abdominal strength, and learn the best way to build a strong, athletic core.

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  • The Cure for Fat Guts & Flat Butts

    It's not just about looking sexy. Bellies that stick out and glutes that don't are signs of other problems. Here's how to fix them.

    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 Missing CrossFit Exercise

    CrossFit-style training is asymmetrical and incomplete, and people are paying the price with injuries. Here's how they can fix it.

    The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

    For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.