Your Quick Training Tip

How to Use Training Volume to Calculate Your Gains

If you know your training volume, you know exactly how much you've accomplished in your workout.

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The Difference Between 'Raw' and 'Equipped' Lifts
The 'raw' vs. 'equipped' debate is real in powerlifting. Here's what…
When You Should Be Using a Squat Suit
You can lift massive loads wearing a suit, but you need to know the …
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Do You Really Need to Wear Knee Wraps to Squat?

What you need to know before wrapping up.

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Do You Really Need to Wear a Weight Lifting Belt?
If you're strapping a belt on for every workout, you're doing it wro…

This is your Quick Training Tip, a chance to learn how to work smarter in just a few moments so you can get right to your workout. Certified strength and conditioning specialist Trevor Thieme breaks down common topics so you can hit the gym with all the answers you need.

Which Back Squat Is Best for You?

Your barbell placement can be crucial for your lower body gains.

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How to Use Rest Periods to Hack Your Workout

Get better results and achieve your goals by resting the right way at the gym.

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Exactly How to Target Your Muscles for More Growth

Want to pinpoint your training plan for bigger muscles? Here's how.

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How Controlling Your Breath Can Boost Your Lifts

Move bigger weights by focusing on how you control the air in your body.

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How to Use Metabolic Conditioning to Supercharge Your Workouts

These high-octane routines aren't just for CrossFit.

Get a Grip for Even More Workout Gains

Knowing what to do with your hands can help you to get even stronger.

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Why You Really Want to Focus on Your Muscle Pump

For one, science shows that it actually helps your muscles grow in the long term.

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Want to Get Bigger? Try Monster Sets.

Double down on one muscle group to pump up for scary size gains.

How Backing Off Your Workout Can Build More Strength

Tack on some extra low-weight work to maximize your heavy-weight gains.

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How Thinking Harder Can Grow More Muscle

You can use your brain to build more brawn.

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These Two Core Moves Will Build a Better Six-Pack

Focus on this often neglected muscle for stronger, more muscular abs.

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How to Use Drop Sets for More Muscle Gains

Break out of your tired workout routine by dropping into smarter rep setups.

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How to Give Your Workouts the Structure You Need for Success

If you want to see real results from your workout, you have to have a smart plan.

The Muscle You Really Need to Train For Eye-Popping Arms

You can unlock bigger biceps by narrowing your focus on the brachialis.

How Your Foot Strike Might Affect Your Choice in Shoes

What's the deal with your running stride?