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Lift Hard, Lift Smart, Recover Faster

Joints hurting? CNS fried? Here's how to intelligently train the bench, deadlift, and squat to keep the gains coming.

Tip: Pop Your Sacrum to Squat Better

Your glutes won't fire properly if your sacrum is out of alignment. Try this and save a trip to the chiropractor.

Tip: The 20 Reps Method for Strength

Forget counting sets. Instead, think about weight and total reps. Here's why and how to do it.

How I Finally Got Muscle to Grow - Phase 1

I love lifting heavy, but you need a lot more than that to develop the muscular hypertrophy of a bodybuilder.

Programs For the Pull-Up Deficient

Suck at pull-ups? Then it’s time to fix that. Here’s how.

The Simple Carb Cycling Diet

Traditional carb cycling requires a calculator, a food scale, and an advanced degree in mathematics. There's a much simpler way. Here's how.

5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.

The 6 Most Overrated Exercises Ever

Just because everyone does them doesn't mean they're optimal for you. It's time we reevaluate these 6 popular movements.

6 Stronger Bench Exercises

Most benchers have one of four problems. Here are six innovative fixes.

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Bodybuilding is full of programs used by "enhanced" lifters, but most people don't take drugs and can't get good results. This effective program is for them.

Tip: The Unexpected Effect of High-Protein Diets

Research shows that protein does more than just help with muscle growth. Check it out.

Dispelling the Glute Myth

Could it be that everything we thought we knew about glute training was ass-backwards?

4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

Tip: End Every Workout With Your Worst Lift

Pick one lift and do 3-4 sets at 80% of your max at the end of every training session. Here's why.

A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

Shredded in 6 Days

How to quickly dump fat, water, and bloat for a photo shoot or special event.

Master the Sumo Deadlift

Everything you need to know to dominate the sumo deadlift, from setup to bar speed.

Get Your "Push" Back

There's a whole lot more to pushing than the standard bench press. Check out these powerful push exercises.

These 3 Exercises Are a Waste of Time

These exercises really don't work, and some even lead to injury. Here's why, plus some more effective alternatives.

10 Mistakes Women Make in the Gym

Women get curves by building muscle. They show those curves by losing body fat. Why then are they doing everything to make both those things so damn hard?

Tip: Steroids vs. Your Heart

People always assumed steroids could mess with your heart, but were they right? Here's the new research.

The Push-Pull Workout

The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.

The 6-Week Sprinting Solution

An interval training program that will radically alter your conditioning, increase endurance and power, and help you drop body fat. Get it here.

The Simple Deadlift Program

This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.