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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.

Merry Christmas, Bob

Time to spread some holiday cheer. Or, in this case, a little hardcore motivation.

Tip: Play the Long Game

The smart lifter's approach to training and nutrition programs.

Tip: Are You Dedicated or Disturbed?

Training hard is awesome. Controlling your diet to get the body you want is awesome. But things can get out of hand fast. Here's how.

Tip: Saying This Will Make You Stronger

Science says that saying one word during an exercise will make you stronger and more powerful. Check it out.

Tip: The Case for Gym Selfies

They can get annoying to other people sometimes, but science says they can also help you get lean. Check it out.

Tip: The Cold Hard Truth About Nutrition

Need to lose some body fat? Here's some tough love you need to hear.

Tip: Weight Loss is BS

Throw away your bathroom scale. Here's why.

Tip: Step Up and Compete

Studies show how competition allows you to achieve things you couldn't have otherwise. Check this out.

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: Two Truths About Training

To stay motivated in the gym, you need to know the truth about training and making progress. In fact, you need to know two truths.

The Real Reason You're Not Making Gains

This is either going to make you feel better or feel worse about your training progress. Either way, you'll learn something valuable.

Tip: The Most Important Key to Workout Consistency

Researchers have figured out how to stay consistent in the gym. Have you? Check this out.

Tip: Do the Opposite

In training and in life, the majority seldom gets it right. Maybe it's time to do things differently.

5 Ways to Improve Your Training Right Now

Immediately accelerate your training results by using these practical but under-appreciated strategies.

Today's Lifters Are Snowflakes

The modern lifter is being a pantywaist... and he doesn't even realize it. He needs a kick in the butt. Here it is.

The Best Way to Get Motivated for the Gym

It's time to get ramped up, jacked up and turned on. We ask 8 pros for their very best advice about training motivation. Their answers are surprising.

Genetic Limits and Muscle Migration

Still trying to be the biggest dude in the gym? Once you've reached your muscular potential, your body will fight back. Here's what to do when it does.

5 Ways to Get Fired Up Again

Progress stalled? Motivation fizzled out? That's called training depression. Try one of these 5 strategies and reignite the flames.

Tip: Let Go of Control and Grow

Here's one of the big "secrets" of success in the gym. Most people won't want to hear it. That's why most people are weak.

Get Your Girl To Lift

Does lifting make women bulky? Many still seem to think so. But if you want to help them get in shape without scaring them off, here's the script you need to follow.

5 Things Big Strong Guys Do

Here are five habits of highly effective lifters that you should adopt. Or just keep sucking. It's up to you.

The Best Predictor of Success

A super tribe of Africans has learned the secret to athletic success. Can we duplicate the effects of their barbaric methods?

The 100-Day Squat Challenge

A scientist decides to squat heavy for 100 days in a row to see what happens. What he discovered will change your ideas about training.

Kroc: From Matt to Janae

The transgender powerlifter and bodybuilder formerly known as Matt Kroc speaks out.