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Tip: When Life Gets Hard, Work Hard

Successful lifters find comfort in discipline. Here's what you can learn from them.

Tip: Own Your Performance

You can learn a lot about life from a strongman competitor, like this important lesson. Check it out.

Tip: Change Your Damn Attitude

This no-holds-barred advice for powerlifters also applies to anyone who wants to lift heavy and get better. Check it out.

Tip: Build Yourself Up, Don't Tear Others Down

Here's an easy way to spot a real jerk (in the gym or out) and avoid becoming one yourself.

An Open Letter to CrossFit HQ

A sports medicine physician who worked at the CrossFit Games has some pointed advice for CrossFit HQ. Check it out.

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?

Tip: Drop the "Body Love" Nonsense

Put in the effort and seek the results, but don't get sucked into this politically correct movement. Here's why.

4 Politically Correct Fitness Lies

Let's cut the crap and talk about how touchy-feely fitness advice actually works the opposite of how people expect. Consider this your trigger warning.

4 Biggest Lies of The Biggest Loser

It's a show about fitness that keeps people dumb and in the dark about getting fit. Here's the big fat truth about The Biggest Loser.

4 Things You Can Learn from Strongmen

Strongman competitions are a lot like life. You need to be tough mentally and physically. Check out these lessons from the trenches.

Ladies, 6 Reasons NOT To Compete

Bodybuilding stages are booming with herds of women. Are you planning to be one of them? Before you go any further, read this.

Tip: Adopt the "Average Sucks" Mindset

Stop saying you're in a maintenance phase. It only leads to slow regression. Here's why and how to fix it.

Merry Christmas, Bob

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

Tip: Shut Up About Your Goals

Studies show that telling others about your goals makes you less likely to achieve them. Here's why, plus a better method.

Tip: Surround Yourself With These 5 People

Outperform yourself, make gains, and enjoy the process. Every lifter needs these five types of people in his life.

Tip: Respect These 5 People in Your Gym

The gym is full of phone-obsessed, squat rack curling wankers. Thank goodness these five awesome types of people are there too. Check 'em out.

CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

The 5 People Every Lifter Needs to Avoid

There are five types of people out there who will ruin your progress in the gym. Here they are, plus five great people you need in your crew.

The Death of Women's Bodybuilding

More and more women are lifting weights, but women's pro bodybuilding is dying fast. Here's why, plus a frightening look at the cause of "man face."

The 5 Worst Types of Trainers

Like any occupation, the fitness biz has its share of morons and downright delusional characters. Here's how to spot them.

The Beautiful, Ugly Truth About Competing

Women who decide to compete will have one of two experiences. They'll either grow from it or be destroyed by it. Are you ready to step on stage?

10 Most Annoying People in the Gym

They're rude, creepy, and sometimes just plain obnoxious. The question is, are you one of them?

Oil Bags: Rise of the Idiots

You've seen their ridiculous photos. Now it's time you heard the truth about how and why they do it.

10 Great Things About Lifting Weights

If your friends and family don't understand why you spend all that time in the gym, send them this.

The 100 Laws of Muscle

Observe the laws. Build muscle, lose fat, and win the mind game. It starts right here.