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The Most Effective Muscle-Building Strategies

Science-backed, gym-proven strategies for hypertrophy. This covers it all.

The Right Tools for the Job

Some obtuse coaches try to demonize certain types of training equipment. Here's the truth.

12 Best Alternative Back & Chest Exercises

Don't let a crowded gym derail your workout. Here's what to do on back and chest day.

Heel-Raised Squats: Good or Bad?

Will elevating your heels during squats make you injury prone, unathletic, or unable to do regular squats? Nope. Here's why.

How to Look as Pumped as Possible

Getting ready to step on stage? Or do you just want to see how pumped you can get for the 'gram? Here's what to do.

Yoga-Plex: The Very Best Mobility Exercise

The problem with mobility exercises? There are hundreds of them! Ain't got time for that? Here's the ONE move lifters need.

Tip: A Better Bodyweight Squat

Ditch the pistol squat and try this instead.

Locked and Loaded Carries

Get jacked by picking up a heavy thing and walking with it. Too simple and boring? Try one of these new variations!

Tip: Build Your Quads With Just a Band

No access to a leg extension machine? Nail your quadriceps anyway with this clever variation.

The Most Dangerous Gym Equipment of All Time

Here's are the four riskiest pieces of equipment in your gym, plus what you can do to stay out of the ER.

Top 7 Advanced Home Exercises

Consider yourself advanced? Try these seven unique and highly effective exercises using only bodyweight and bands.

The 4 Mandatory Lifting Movements

Check this out before you DIY your workout plan. Choose a lift from each section and get ready to dominate.

Training Variety vs. Consistency: Final Word

Is it better to switch things up in the gym or stick with the same moves every workout? Here's the truth.

4 Calf Exercises You've Never Tried

Still doing the same two exercises for calves? How's that working? Get results by adding these moves to your plan.

9 Superior Exercises for Abs and Obliques

Think beyond the Pallof press and side plank. You want a strong, jacked core? Build it like this.

15 Exercises for a Powerful Upper Body

You don't need to be a powerlifter to benefit from power training with bands. You don't even need a bar. Try these fast exercises.

9 Underrated Exercises You Need

Stop missing out. Build a leaner, stronger, more jacked physique with this list of underused moves.

Tip: What a Bug Can Teach You About Diet

There's an insect that tries to copulate with beer bottles. Really. And he has much to teach you about diet. Check this out.

5 Ways Your Mind is Sabotaging Your Gains

Here's how your brain and personality type might be guiding you towards making the wrong decisions about training and nutrition.

Avoid the Trend Traps!

Take a look back at some of the biggest training and diet trends. Did you fall for any of them? Here's what to keep in mind.

Tip: Spinal Flexion Exercises – The Final Word

You've heard they're dangerous. Relax, you've heard wrong. Here are the facts.

Tip: A Much Better Way to Do Burpees

Burpees don't suck, but HOW most people do them does suck. Try gorilla burpees instead.

10 Overcomplicated Things Trainers Say

Gym jargon is getting out of hand as trainers try to rebrand simple exercises and training concepts. Let's cut through the crap.

Fitness Gone Wrong

Good things go bad when certain exercises and training methods are misapplied and misunderstood. Here are 7 examples.

6 Exercises Trainers Hate That Aren't Bad

Some exercises really are terrible. But some decent exercises get thrown out the window for no good reason. Here are six of them.