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The Perfect Workout Checklist

Common sense and dirty tricks combine for the perfect workout checklist. Which important steps are you missing?

The Best Exercise You're Not Doing

Don't let the simplicity of the Turkish Get-Up fool you. It's one mean ass-kicker that'll challenge your muscles in new ways and have you gasping for air.

Tight, Stiff, and Buttless

When the hamstrings get too short or too stiff, you'll end up with a flat-back posture. Translation: You'll have no visible ass.

More Lower Back Savers

Back pain will wreck your workouts. Here’s how to prevent it and how to fix it if it’s already too late.

Lower Back Savers

Hurt your shoulder? Big deal. Hurt your leg? Who cares? But hurt your back and your lifting days are on hiatus.

Mythbusters 2

Are squats and deadlifts all you need to work your core? Is it "bad" to do static stretches before weight training? Answers to these questions and more.

How Not to Warm Up

Five warm-up routines and stretches that do more harm than good, plus some better ideas.

Recovery Methods 101

Dan John's been dragging his calloused butt across Terra Firma for a relatively long time, but he only recently realized he'd been wasting a lot of time on assistance exercises and aerobics.

The Third-World Squat

You should be able to perform a strict rock-bottom squat, at least with bodyweight. Here’s why and how to achieve it.

The Essential 8 Mobility Drills

Finally, a warm-up routine that even people who hate warming up can handle! This short series of drills will not only make you feel better, but the increased mobility you'll gain will help you make unprecedented gains in the gym.

A Joint-by-Joint Approach to Training

Think about training from a joint perspective and you’ll get better results from your workouts. Here’s how.

(De)-Constructing Computer Guy - Part 2

Got bad posture because you have to slave away in front of the computer all day? Here’s how to fix it.

(De)-Constructing Computer Guy - Part 1

Are you a computer guy? If so then your posture probably sucks. Here’s how to fix it.

Hips Don't Lie

With smart training, not only should your lifts go up, but your posture should improve as well. Here’s how to make it happen.

Soft Tissue Work for Tough Guys

Think foam rolling hurts? Try using a tennis ball on trigger points. Here’s how.

Back to McGill

If you're a lifter with back problems you'll want to read this. If you're a lifter without back problems you'll still want to read this.

Neanderthal No More - Part 5

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Get Your Butt In Gear! 1

Because you've gotta train ass in order to haul ass. Here’s your guide to athletic glute training.

15 Ways to Foam Roll

Fifteen foam rolling techniques that'll get you ready for the gym much better than stretching.

Neanderthal No More - Part 4

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Neanderthal No More - Part 3

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Neanderthal No More - Part 2

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Neanderthal No More - Part 1

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Heal that Hunchback!

Many lifters develop a head-forward, kyphotic posture. Add in computers and gaming and this can lead to trouble. Here’s how to fix it.