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Forget About Squat Depth

Two authorities on squatting think squat depth is arbitrary and senseless. Here are 5 things about squats that they think are much more important.

Tip: The Best Calf Exercise Just Got Practical

It's the best hypertrophy exercise for calves, but you've probably never used it because it's, well, awkward. Well, not anymore.

Tip: Why Do You REALLY Lift?

To be in it for the long haul, you need to come up with something deeper than just getting bigger or stronger. Here's what to do.

Therapeutic Weight Lifting

Does stretching, foam rolling and all that recovery stuff make you want to slit your wrists? Here's how to lift in a way that's therapeutic.

Tip: Flip the Protein Synthesis Switch

Control mTOR and you control the switch that turns on muscle protein synthesis in response to lifting. Here's a supplement that does it.

Tip: 3 Ways to Build Consistency

If there's one answer to every question about getting bigger and stronger, it's this: be consistent. Here's how to do it.

10 High-Performance Calf Exercises

Calf exercises for athletes and those who want to move like them. Oh yeah, and they'll build bigger, stronger calves too.

Tip: Big ROM, Bigger Gains

Here's why range of motion is so important for gaining muscle mass. Do your favorite exercises pass the test?

Tip: The Push-Up for Total Body Power

Nail your core. Build your triceps. Try this athletic push-up variation.

How To Build Meaty Hamstrings

Are your hammies on the puny side even though you train them? Here's how to build them with science and sweat.

Tip: The Recovery Intrusive Deadlift

Yes, do deadlifts. But program them wisely or you'll crash and burn. Here's why and what to do about it.

Tip: The 1-Plate Deficit Deadlift

This is probably the most productive change you can make with your deadlift training. Here's why.

Tip: The Trap Bar Death March

Short on time? Here's a nasty, versatile, total-body workout.

Tip: Grow Your Quads by 12 Percent in 2 Weeks

A new study shows how you can use ordinary elastic knee wraps to build your legs like never before.

Tip: A True Negative Calorie Snack?

These two high-calorie foods, eaten together, actually end up making you lose fat, in addition to improving your blood chemistry.

Tip: Stop Doing Extra Low-Back Work

In most cases, it won't help you increase your deadlift. In fact, it could be the cause of your problem. Here's why and what to do instead.

Tip: The 3-in-1 Supplement

Whether you want to calm down, increase your endurance, or lift more weight for more reps, this is the stuff to do it.

Tip: Do the Rack Pull Right

Do rack deadlifts really boost your conventional deadlift strength? Here's what you need to know.

27 Eating Rules to Control Body Fat

Lots of diets can get you lean, but how do you keep body fat in check all year long without being on a diet? We ask our experts about their everyday strategies.

Tip: The Best Single-Leg Exercise for Mass

Unilateral training isn't just for athletes. Here's a one-legged movement that also builds tons of muscle.

Tip: Accelerate Growth With Antagonist Supersets

Turn up the gains and spend less time in the gym with this classic bodybuilding method.

Tip: The Vitamin You've Got To Take... Seriously.

If you're not taking it, this is your wake-up call.

Tip: Why You Need Low-Rep Pull-Ups

Instead of using crappy form and wrecking your elbows to get more reps, use these techniques to make the strict pull-up tougher.

9 Hacks for Streamlining Your Workouts

This article will make you feel like you hired an efficiency expert to analyze your workouts and help you throw out all the garbage.

Tip: One Exercise for Posture & Shoulder Health

Many experienced lifters have added the face-pull to their training plan, but here's a challenging variation most haven't tried.