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Tip: Death to Super Deep Squats

Parallel is better for strength, power, and pain-free gains. Here's why.

The Best Cable Exercises You're Not Doing

For strength and size gains, you need some cable work. Here are eleven cable exercises you've probably never even tried.

Tip: Fat Loss is About Math, Not Magic

We've been lead to believe that there's something magical about low-carb diets. Nope, it's just basic math. Here's why.

Tip: Do You Really Need a Training Log?

Newbies do, but how about advanced lifters? Here's why intuition and autoregulation is often best.

Should You Go Keto?

Is keto right for you? Here's an unbiased look at the problems and benefits of a ketogenic diet.

Tip: 6 Ways to Build Muscle While Dieting

What good is a diet if it eats away your muscle? Here's how to retain or even build muscle while losing fat.

Tip: Two Glute Exercises for Knee Health

Wait, butt exercises for healthy knees? Yep. Here's why and how to do these movements.

Tip: The Best Under-The-Radar Supplement

This is the one you'd take with you to a desert island to keep you healthy.

Tip: Low Carb No More

I used to be a diehard low-carb guy. Not anymore. Here's why.

Tip: 4 Thigh-Quaking Squat Variations

The basic squat is the missionary position of leg workouts. Go Kama Sutra on your leg training with these alternatives.

Tip: Hip Thrust With Band

For the hip thrust, focus more on mind-muscle connection than the amount of weight you use. Add a band for accommodating resistance.

Tip: Rethinking the Fasting Trend

I believed in intermittent fasting, gave it a fair shot, then changed my mind about it. Here are the big drawbacks to fasting.

28 Days of Gains: A Realistic Case Study

How much muscle can a natural, experienced lifter gain in 4 weeks? Can he lose fat at the same time? This coach decided to find out.

Tip: Shoulder Triples for Strength and Size

Build muscle and keep your shoulders healthy with this time-efficient strategy.

Tip: Kettlebell Swings With Band

Compared to Olympic lifts for training explosive qualities, the swing is easier to learn with lower risk. Adding a band makes it even more explosive.

Tip: Ginger, Pain Relief, and Performance

Here's the latest info (pros and cons) on the tastiest pain reducer and inflammation fighter.

The Smart Lifter's Guide to Recovery Weeks

Deloads are often misused. They can accelerate your gains, but they can also derail them. Here's how to make a better plan.

Tip: The Surprising Side Effect of Getting Too Fat

A new study gives us some fascinating insights about fat gain, fat loss, and food deliciousness.

Tip: Cable Pull-Through

Strengthen the glutes for a better deadlift and squat, or just build a better butt, with the cable pull-through.

Tip: The Top 3 Training Splits

Hitting each muscle group twice per week is perfect for most lifters. But how do you organize your training? Try these three splits.

Are you REALLY Strong? Or Just Barbell Strong?

Building total-body strength takes more than three lifts. Add these exercises to your plan and see how strong you can really get.

Tip: The Biggest Meal of the Day

When should you pack in the calories and protein? When should you have your smallest, lowest-carb meal of the day? Here's the science.

Tip: The GHR

With this variation of the glute-ham raise, you can finish with a glute contraction (knees lower on the pad), or set the knees higher to target hamstrings.

Tip: Use Exact Antagonist Exercises

Training opposing muscle groups together, like chest and back, is effective. But for best results, use precise pairings. Info here.

The End of 3x10

Still doing three sets of ten on everything? There are better ways. Here's how to use varied sets for fast size gains or massive strength gains.