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Why We Lift

They say you can't chase two rabbits. But don't let the metaphors fool you. It's absolutely possible to achieve more than one objective under the iron.

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Why Are You Competing?

It's time to stop playing pretend physique competitor and get real.

5 New Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Think your foam roller is just for warm-ups and mobility? Think again. How to use it to build muscle and get stronger.

6 Mistakes Experienced Lifters Make

You're not the lifter you think you are if you're still making these mistakes.

Fix Your Metabolism With Weight Training

It's an easy to trap to fall into: poor diet planning combined with too much of the wrong kind of training. Here's how to repair the damage.

6 Reasons Why You're Always Hurt

Injuries occur with any challenging form of training, but you don't have to invite them by making these six common mistakes.

3 Ways to Power Up Your Glutes

Build superhero legs and glutes by combining three powerful cues while squatting or deadlifting.

10 Things Every Lifter Should Try

What training strategies and exercises work best for you? Only you can figure that out. Here's a smart list to help you get started.

The Core Training Reality Check

Let's bust three ab training myths, test for real abdominal strength, and learn the best way to build a strong, athletic core.

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  • 8 Workout Mistakes You're Probably Making

    Training abs at the wrong time, using dumb supersets, “pulling a CrossFit,” and other programming mistakes that nearly everyone makes.

    The Stage System

    One training system to rule them all? Whether your goal is strength, size, or athletic speed, this method will take you to the next level.

    Log Your Training Like a Boss

    If you're not recording your workouts, you're wasting your time. Here are the essentials your training journal needs to contain.

    11 Guidelines for a Great Bench Press

    Weak benchers do flyes, pec deck, and machine presses – everything except what they need to be doing, which is bench, bench, bench.

    Top 5 Exercises for Real World Performance

    Functional training doesn't mean doing silly circus tricks with baby weights. Here are five functional exercises that actually work.

    The Top 10 Bodyweight Exercises

    In the world of bodyweight strength training, the possibilities and challenges are truly limitless. Are you ready to take them on?

    6 Deadlift Tips for Non-Powerlifters

    You don't have to be a powerlifter to benefit from the deadlift, but you do need to train the lift differently for your unique goal. Here's how.

    The 5 Best Ways to Get Stronger

    Strength gains come fast when you're a newbie. Here's how to keep building brutal strength as an advanced bad-ass.

    10 Most Annoying People in the Gym

    They're rude, creepy, and sometimes just plain obnoxious. The question is, are you one of them?

    The Best Way to Lift Weights

    “Eccentric isometrics” are probably the best way to increase strength and size. As a bonus, they'll help you to move like a tiger and feel awesome.

    Cardio for Strong People

    Forget boring, strength-sapping forms of cardio. These treadmill and bike finishers will burn fat and increase athleticism in just 4-12 minutes.

    The 10 Commandments of Lifting

    These straight-talking, common sense “commandments” ought to be emblazoned on the walls of every lifting facility in the world.

    10 Great Things About Lifting Weights

    If your friends and family don't understand why you spend all that time in the gym, send them this.

    5 Radical Ways to Stop Hurting

    Forget icing and NSAIDS. They may delay or prevent healing. Instead, try these methodologies that you probably haven't heard of.

    5 Studies to Fire Up Your Diet

    Spankin' new studies about junk food, motivation, and diet psychology to help you get ripped and stay that way.

    How to Murder the Deadlift

    Do you own the deadlift or does it own you? Here are the tactics you gotta use to kill your next PR.