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Tip: Why CrossFitters Should Train at Planet Fitness

Believe it or not, a couple workouts a week at a regular gym would make good CrossFit athletes even better. Here's why.

Tip: Why Lifters Have Healthier Hearts Than Runners

For heart health, you have to do lots of cardio, right? Not really. Here's the surprising new science.

Tip: Why Men and Women Can't Train Together

Okay, you can lift weights together. But there are some differences you need to know, especially when it comes to rest periods.

Tip: Why You Must Push Press

It's one of the most powerful and athletic moves you can do. Here's what you need to know about it.

Tip: Why You Need a Cheap Stopwatch

Sure, your phone has a timer, but taking a stopwatch to the gym can help you ramp up training density without distractions. Here's how.

Tip: Why You Need Sled Work

Drag it. Push it. Sprint with it. Load it ridiculously heavy. Doesn't matter, just do it. Here's why.

Tip: Wider Delts, Healthier Shoulders

Build your shoulders while preventing injuries with this stability-tension superset.

Tip: Women, Stop Obsessing Over Diet and Eat for Muscle

Constant dieting wrecks the metabolism. Eat and train for muscle to get lean and stay that way. Here's why.

Tip: Women, Train Like Men (For the Most Part)

There are only a few differences in how women should train versus men. Here they are.

Tip: Work Glutes While Brushing Your Teeth

When your glutes won't activate during lower body exercises, they start to get soft and shapeless. Here's a simple way to keep them round and hard.

Tip: Work the Top and Bottom Range of the Deadlift

Strengthen your pull from the floor and your lockout with these two exercises.

Tip: You Don't Have to Bench

Think the barbell bench press is a must-do lift? Really, it's not. Here's why.

Tip: You Need to Be Doing Ring Pull-Ups

Here's why, plus how to prevent the most common mistake.

Tip: You're Confused About Muscle Confusion

If you think your muscles need to be "confused" every workout, then you're, well, kinda confused. Here's why.

Tip: You're Doing Lateral Raises Wrong

It's a common form mistake and an easy fix. Here's how to do it right for better results.

Tip: You're Doing This Stretch Wrong

Great stretch for tight hips, but easy to do wrong. Here's how to do it right.

Tip: Young vs. Old: Who Wins?

A surprising study looks at the recovery rates of 20-somethings vs. 40-somethings.

Tip: Your Feelings Don't Matter

Not feeling motivated? Here are three ways to snap out of it and throw some iron around.

Tip: Your Fitness Tracker Sucks

Is your smart watch or fitness band giving you accurate information? Here's the latest science.

Tip: Your Hatred of the Smith Machine is Dumb

Pro bodybuilders, hot fitness chicks, strongmen, and even powerlifters sometimes use the Smith machine. Here's why.

Tip: Your PR Isn't That Important

Are you strong enough?

Tip: Your Shrugs Are Too Heavy

Set your ego aside, use better technique, and build traps so big they impair your hearing. Here's how.


I've titled this article TNT (Tips-n-Tricks) for a very good reason. Many times it's the small things that make the biggest difference. Usually when reading a new book or article you walk away with one good idea. This one idea could've been presented in a paragraph or two. So I got to thinking, why not just provide all those great ideas in a format that cuts out the BS? What you're left with is pure TNT, the stuff great explosions are made of.


In his first TNT article, big Dave Tate cut through the BS and dropped some great training info on us. This week Dave provides us with a few more explosive tips and tricks, this time for the more advanced trainee.

To Crunch or Not to Crunch

Experts say crunches are worthless and bad for the back. Are they right? Here’s the real science.