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How to Create Your Own Muscle-Building Workout Plan

This is what your week should look like.

Does Weightlifting Cause Varicose Veins?

Experts dish on whether that "pump" a sign of future varicose veins.

Learn How to Properly Engage Your Glutes During These Key Exercises

One fitness coach gets real about what engaging your glutes ~really~ looks like.

Watch Brie Larson Hip Thrust 275 Pounds and Celebrate with a Cookie

So is she Captain Marvel, the Hulk, or Cookie Monster?

Do You Need to Wear a Weightlifting Belt?

Yes, they look badass on Instagram—but that doesn't necessarily mean you need one.

Strength HIIT Workout Videos That'll Push You to the Limit

It's like having a Barry's Bootcamp instructor IRL.

How to Get a Solid Strength Workout Without Spending Hours In the Gym

This fit pro is proof you don't need hours in the gym to get a good pump.

How to Work Toward Your One Rep Max If You're New to Lifting Heavy

It's worth it: This method is the express route to your strongest, most sculpted muscles.

The Workout That May Help You Live Longer

Strength training may be the secret to longevity.

How to Do Lunges Correctly

These staple moves are key for functional fitness.

How Kate Upton Is Staying Fit During Pregnancy and the One Workout She Can't Wait to Do Again

But the fit mom-to-be is already talking about upping her strength training after birth.

10 Exercises You Should Never Do Again, According to Trainers

Newsflash: Some moves (and exercise machines) don't actually do that much for you—and some can be downright dangerous. Here, what to do instead the next time you hit the gym.

25 Things All Women Who Lift Will Understand

Prepare to feel *very* understood.

The Perfect Strength Training Workout for Beginners

This total-body dumbbell routine is the easiest way to ease into strength training as a newbie.

Do You Have to Do HIIT to Be Fit?

Expert trainers' answer might surprise you.

6 Workout Videos That'll Get You Hooked On Heavy Lifting

Once you pick up heavier weights, you won't be able to stop. (Unless it's between sets.)

3 Things You Can Do to Fast-Track Your Workout Results

And *none* involve changing your diet.

Here's How to Strengthen and Stretch Your Lats (Plus, Why You Should)

Here's what everyone should know about how to strengthen and stretch these muscles

Homemade Weights That Will Enhance Your Workout On a Budget

Why go to the gym when you can bring the gym to you?

Why Some People Have an Easier Time Toning Their Muscles

Plus, how to sculpt every body part, stat.