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Iron Evolution: Reflections – Part 1

The next phase in Dave's iron evolution is helping others, and he's starting with you.

5 Mistakes That Killed My Progress

Caffeine overloads, tragic neglect of kettlebells, wayward experimentation, and other mistakes that made coach Bumgardner the butt of cruel jokes.

Train Like a Man 5

You think Paleo man was concerned about staying in his "fat burning zone"? He might've had a uni-brow, but he wasn't that stupid.

8 Reasons People Do Dumb Things

Some people make really dumb decisions about fitness. Do you? See the list.

The Belief Effect

Knowledge is power, but knowledge can also be limiting. Real progress occurs when you harness the power of the belief effect.

7 Nutritional Strategies for Strategic Overreaching

Everyone's terrified of overtraining, but controlled overreaching can be a powerful tool to make astonishing progress. Here's how to make it happen.

Shoulder Rehab, Wendler Style

An effective shoulder rehab plan needs to be intelligent, slow, and methodical. Check out this one by Jim Wendler.

Fillers: Pairing Strength with Mobility

Doing dozens of mobility drills is boring. Here's how tactically using just a few in between big lifts can make you bigger and stronger.

Mentoring Wendler

Some of our greatest accomplishments are the result of good mentoring. Here’s who guided 5/3/1’s Jim Wendler.

Heavy Lessons

A long-time strength coach finally enters a powerlifting meet. Here's what you can learn from his experiments.

Big Without Strong is Nothing

The road to a massive body that sports its own zip code begins with simply getting stronger. Here's a minimalist approach to getting maximal results.

Fat Loss and T-Man Bullets

Simple, straightforward tips on eating for the physique you want. Check ‘em out.

You Don't Have to be a Loser

Overcome your average genetics. Quit complaining, read this, and make gains like never before.

A New Take on 5 Things

Cardio, functional training, and mobility. Check out this fresh take on the stuff lifters love to hate.

8 Tips to Give Your Program More Pull

Train your back like it's your job. Undo the damage from chronic sitting and limit the consequences of too much benching. Here's what to do.

Fine Tuning the Basics: Back Training

Awesome variations on back exercises, plus a hugely inspirational video feature of Dave Tate doing deadlifts with chains.

Control Leptin and Control Your Leanness!

Understanding and manipulating this powerful hormone can be the difference between a lean and muscular body and being known as a strong fat guy. Here’s how to do it.

Make Your Routine Less Routine

Variety doesn't have to mean replacing the basics with Bosu balls and Zumba classes. Try this to shake things up.

21st Century Supersets

A modern twist on a classic method that will get you bigger, leaner, and stronger. What's not to love about that?

The Deadlift? Who Needs It?

If you're an athlete or a gym rat, how much should you be able to deadlift? Two times your bodyweight? Three times? Or is the better question should you even be deadlifting at all?

Texas Hold 'em Autoregulation

Know when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em. Here's how to figure out when you need to pull back before you gamble your gains away.

Why You Need More Strength

Speed training or maximal training? What's the difference and why is knowing the difference important?

Choices

What every lifter should know about personal responsibility, the greatest factor for success, and the benefits of adversity.

3 Fixes for Weak Body Parts

Give these training strategies a try to quickly fix your lagging muscle groups.