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Tip: Train the Same Muscle Two Days in a Row

For better gains, hit a muscle hard and heavy one day, then again the next day with lighter pump work. Here's why that works.

Tip: Do Spoto Presses to Boost Your Bench Press

Do you get stuck at the bottom in your bench press PR attempts? This exercise will help. Check it out.

Fix Your Puny Calves, Traps, Abs and Pecs

Do you have tiny calves and traps? How about unresponsive abs and pecs? Well, that sucks. Here are the simple solutions.

5 Cool Things To Make With Protein Powder

Dessert doesn't have to be packed with sugar and flour. Stay lean and build muscle while eating these protein-packed desserts.

The 4 Most Common Injuries for Lifters

Nothing kills your gains like a lifting injury. Here are the four injuries you're most likely to get and how to prevent them.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.2

I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

4 Genetic Factors That Determine Your Success

You're a big dude with a barrel chest. Then why can that little guy who looks like a cast member of the Wizard of Oz remake outbench you?

A Strong Case For the Rounded Back Deadlift

Always pull with a neutral spine. Well, maybe not always. Info here.

The Periodization Bible - Part 1

Everything you ever wanted to know about advanced periodization for strength training.

Tip: So You Want to Be a Personal Trainer, Huh?

Here are 4 things you need to know first.

Tip: When Bodybuilding Goes Stale

Even dedicated bodybuilders get burned out. Here are two ways to keep training and reignite your passion.

Tip: Good Advice on Offering Advice at the Gym

That guy over there is using terrible form. Do you step in and help or not? It depends. Check out these guidelines.

Tip: The Power of Urgency and Accountability

You need to feel the pressure to find your true potential. Here's why and how to do it.

The Simple Plan for Ultimate Back Size

Back training advice has become sissified and overcomplicated. Here's how to really build your back.

Tip: Don't Be a Gym Marker

It's inconsiderate and everyone thinks you're a wanker. Here's why.

Tip: Squat Without Hip Pain

Notice a pinching sensation when you squat? Not good. Here are 5 ways to fix the problem.

12 Overlooked Foods You Should Be Eating

What's one overlooked food that all lifters and fitness fanatics should be eating? We ask 12 of our experts. Their answers will surprise you.

The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

Tip: Deadlift Barefoot. Here's Why.

Want to get better results from big pulls? Take your shoes off. Here's why, plus info on "active vs. passive" foot.

Tip: Change Your Damn Attitude

This no-holds-barred advice for powerlifters also applies to anyone who wants to lift heavy and get better. Check it out.

Tip: Build Yourself Up, Don't Tear Others Down

Here's an easy way to spot a real jerk (in the gym or out) and avoid becoming one yourself.

The Best Predictor of Success

A super tribe of Africans has learned the secret to athletic success. Can we duplicate the effects of their barbaric methods?

Tip: Push, Pull, Bend, and Extend

When designing your workout plan, break your body into four quadrants. Here's why.

Tip: Use Vinegar to Get Lean & Build Muscle

Vinegar helps optimize insulin sensitivity. Learn how it works and how much to use.