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Ask The Ageless Lifter: How Should I Train The Squat?
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Ask The Ageless Lifter: How Should I Train The Squat?

Is your approach to leg training fending off Father Time, or hastening the end of your lifting life? Here's what every older lifter needs to know about the back squat, and squats in general. May 16, 2018 4 min read
Ask The Muscle Doc: How Does Creatine Help Muscle Gains?
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Ask The Muscle Doc: How Does Creatine Help Muscle Gains?

There's a mountain of research showing that creatine can help produce muscle growth and make training more effective. But how does it actually do it? An elite researcher breaks it down. April 13, 2018 3 min read
Ask The Ageless Lifter: Should I Give Up Benching?
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Ask The Ageless Lifter: Should I Give Up Benching?

With the amount of gym rats who say they "can't bench anymore," you'd think there's a reverse age limit on the movement! No, you don't have to give it up at 35, but you'd better get serious about doing it right. Here's how. April 04, 2018 3 min read
Ask The Super Strong Guy: Should I Bounce My Deadlifts?
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Ask The Super Strong Guy: Should I Bounce My Deadlifts?

A new powerlifter got lots of reps when he bounced the bar between reps. When he paused between reps, his rep number went way down. Which way is better to train deadlifts for powerlifting? April 02, 2018 2 min read
Ask The Super Strong Guy: How Do I Find My Best Bench-Press Grip?
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Ask The Super Strong Guy: How Do I Find My Best Bench-Press Grip?

When it comes to bench pressing, powerlifting is a game of inches. Where you space your hands could make the difference between gains and stagnation. March 12, 2018 2 min read
Ask the Ageless Lifter: Does T-Therapy Work?
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Ask the Ageless Lifter: Does T-Therapy Work?

Wondering if legal testosterone therapy is the same as taking steroids? Will it make you an ageless animal in the gym? Here's the inside scoop from a lifter who's been there. February 12, 2018 5 min read
Ask The Super Strong Guy: What's The Right Way To Squat?
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Ask The Super Strong Guy: What's The Right Way To Squat?

Are you squatting correctly? Does your walkout have too many steps? Are you squatting to the right depth and holding the bar correctly? Find the answers to these and other squat technique questions from someone who's done a million of them. February 12, 2018 3 min read
7 Keys To Competitive Powerlifting Success
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7 Keys To Competitive Powerlifting Success

How deep do you need to squat? Can you use a monolift? When is it okay to jump commands? And should you pack your straps? There's a lot more to powerlifting than just pulling the weight off the floor. February 02, 2018 4 min read
Ask The Super Strong Guy: Should I Add Jumping to My Powerlift Training?
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Ask The Super Strong Guy: Should I Add Jumping to My Powerlift Training?

If you're old school, this question makes no sense at all. But if your goal is to add explosive power to your big lift, the answer might surprise you. January 12, 2018 2 min read
4 Truths Your Feet Can Tell You About Your Squat Form
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4 Truths Your Feet Can Tell You About Your Squat Form

You may not be a big fan of seeing someone padding around the gym in bare feet. Yet lifting without shoes may be your key to attaining the perfect squat—just probably not in the way you think. January 12, 2018 3 min read
4 Most Common Signs Of Compensation During A Back Squat
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4 Most Common Signs Of Compensation During A Back Squat

To the untrained eye, your back squat might look perfect. But subtle problems may be limiting your gains and increasing your injury risk. This troubleshooting guide can help! January 08, 2018 4 min read
Ask The Ageless Lifter: Is HIIT Too Intense?
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Ask The Ageless Lifter: Is HIIT Too Intense?

High-intensity cardio is all the rage. But is it the all-upside, no-downside miracle that some fit people claim? Here's what you need to know, plus a surprising cardio solution that's hiding in plain sight. December 01, 2017 3 min read
5 Quick Tips For Packing On Size
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5 Quick Tips For Packing On Size

Here's what MuscleTech-sponsored athlete Lawrence Ballenger would tell his 15-year-old skinny self about getting huge in a hurry. November 27, 2017 5 min read
Ask The Super Strong Guy: Should I Bench Press The Bar In A Straight Line?
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Ask The Super Strong Guy: Should I Bench Press The Bar In A Straight Line?

You may think you're performing the bench press correctly, but if you're lifting the bar straight up, you're missing the boat on a bigger PR. November 09, 2017 2 min read
8 Ways To Squat More At Your Next Workout
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8 Ways To Squat More At Your Next Workout

Whether you're out to add muscle or gain pure strength, IFBB Pro Santi Aragon has some good advice on how to get, and grow, the perfect squat. November 03, 2017 4 min read
Ask The Super Strong Guy: For Max Gains, Do Low Reps Go First Or Last?
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Ask The Super Strong Guy: For Max Gains, Do Low Reps Go First Or Last?

Professional strongman Josh Bryant answers one of the most common questions about lifting. July 30, 2017
Ask The Super Strong Guy: Where Do I Start With Strongman Training?
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Ask The Super Strong Guy: Where Do I Start With Strongman Training?

There's nothing fancy about strongman training. It builds strength and power one step at a time. And it can help just about anyone get stronger, bigger, leaner, and meaner. Here's where to start. July 24, 2017
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Ask The Ageless Lifter: Is Going Heavy A Young Man's Game?
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Ask The Ageless Lifter: Is Going Heavy A Young Man's Game?

Anyone at any age can get stronger. But is 1RM strength worth the risk as time rolls on? An elite strength coach breaks it down. July 17, 2017
Ask The Super Strong Guy: Are Partials The Key For Strength Gains?
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Ask The Super Strong Guy: Are Partials The Key For Strength Gains?

Some people think partials are the key to massive growth. Others believe that you need full range of motion for full development. Both points of view are "partially" right. May 25, 2017
This Coach Improved Every Tiny Thing By 1 Percent And Something Amazing Happened
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This Coach Improved Every Tiny Thing By 1 Percent And Something Amazing Happened

Making decisions that result in marginal increases, like interest on your savings account, compound over time. Where are the 1 percent improvements in your life? April 09, 2017
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Ask the Super Strong Guy: "I'm Stuck! How Can I Get My Bench To More than 305 Pounds?"

Gains in bench-press strength come in fits and starts. Learn how to overcome your next training plateau. March 13, 2017
16 Of The Best Fitness Tips Ever!
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16 Of The Best Fitness Tips Ever!

Cellucor-sponsored athletes share insights and ideas on how to get the most out of every workout and every day. March 08, 2017
Use Inefficiency To Burn More Calories!
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Use Inefficiency To Burn More Calories!

Nope, that's not a typo. When it comes to burning calories, inefficiency can sometimes be your best friend. March 07, 2017
6 Secret Ingredients Of A Great Workout
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6 Secret Ingredients Of A Great Workout

Cook up better, more productive workouts with these smart additions to your plan! October 24, 2016
Ask The Siege: How Do I Build Bigger, Rounder, Stronger Shoulders?
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Ask The Siege: How Do I Build Bigger, Rounder, Stronger Shoulders?

Find out how a focus on the medial and rear delts can improve the shape and strength of yours! July 15, 2016
Ask The Science Chick: What's The Best Time Of Day To Work Out?
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Ask The Science Chick: What's The Best Time Of Day To Work Out?

Our science editor, Krissy Kendall, PhD, CSCS, weighs in on whether there's an optimal time of day to train for building muscle and strength! April 18, 2016 4 min read
Ask The Nutrition Tactician: How Does Alcohol Affect Muscle Growth?
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Ask The Nutrition Tactician: How Does Alcohol Affect Muscle Growth?

What effect does alcohol have on your physique? Here's the latest research on the negative impact alcohol can have on your hard-earned muscle gains. March 15, 2016
Ask The Nutrition Tactician: What's The Difference Between A Refeed And A Cheat Day?
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Ask The Nutrition Tactician: What's The Difference Between A Refeed And A Cheat Day?

Many people use the terms "cheat" and "refeed" interchangeably. They shouldn't! There's a different reasoning behind each, and doing either one wrong can set you back in your goals! November 30, 2015 5 min read
Ask The Muscle Prof: What Should I Eat Before And After Cardio?
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Ask The Muscle Prof: What Should I Eat Before And After Cardio?

Fasted cardio may be on its way out, but low-carbohydrate cardio may take its place as the fat-loss king. Learn how to maximize your cardio results with nutrition! June 03, 2015 6 min read
Ask The Muscle Prof: Should I Gut Out A Workout When I Feel Awful?
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Ask The Muscle Prof: Should I Gut Out A Workout When I Feel Awful?

Your muscles can handle multiple assaults each week, as long as you're smart about the plan of attack. Give yourself both the stimulus to grow and space to heal with autoregulatory training! January 22, 2015
Ask The Muscle Prof: How Do I Target Fast-Twitch Muscle Fibers?
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Ask The Muscle Prof: How Do I Target Fast-Twitch Muscle Fibers?

Fast-twitch muscle fibers aren't just important for sprinters and competitive weightlifters. Here's what they have to offer bodybuilders! January 16, 2014 4 min read
Ask The Supplement Guru: Omega 3 Vs. Omega 3-6-9
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Ask The Supplement Guru: Omega 3 Vs. Omega 3-6-9

Confused about whether you should take an omega-3 or 3-6-9 supplement? The Supplement Guru has your science-backed answer! January 08, 2014
Ask The Muscle Prof: Is Training To Failure Helping Or Hurting Me?
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Ask The Muscle Prof: Is Training To Failure Helping Or Hurting Me?

There's failure and then there's failure. One is a time-proven technique for anabolic growth; the other is a surefire way to compromise your gains. Learn the difference and the science behind them! December 09, 2013 4 min read
Ask The Super Strong Guy: What's Your Favorite Strongman Move?
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Ask The Super Strong Guy: What's Your Favorite Strongman Move?

Pro powerlifter Mark Bell answers your questions about his favorite strongman moves. May 15, 2012 3 min read
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Ask The Super Strong Guy: How Can I Get Strong And Big?
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Ask The Super Strong Guy: How Can I Get Strong And Big?

Pro powerlifter Mark Bell answers your questions about picking very heavy objects up off the floor and rack. June 01, 2011 3 min read
Ask The Super Strong Guy: Can I Deadlift Without Wrecking My Back?
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Ask The Super Strong Guy: Can I Deadlift Without Wrecking My Back?

Pro powerlifter Mark Bell answers your questions about picking very, very heavy objects up off the floor without injuring your back. May 04, 2011 3 min read