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Tip: Do Stage Reps to Improve Your Pull-Ups

Suck at pull-ups? Avoid machines and use this training technique instead. Check it out.

Tip: Use These 4 Strategies for Better Sleep

Stress and anxiety keep you from getting restorative sleep. That kills gains. Here's how to squash stress and sleep deeply.

Tip: Beat Stress with Rhodiola Rosea

Stress can rob you of your gains. Enhance your body's ability to adapt naturally. Here's how.

Tip: Superset for Spinal Health & Increased Strength

Do an exercise that deloads the spine immediately after one that loads it heavily. You'll get stronger and keep the spine healthy. Here's how.

Tip: Learn the Zercher Squat

Yes, it hurts, but it'll also strengthen your entire body, from quads to upper back. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Take the 4-Minute Front-Squat Challenge

If you can do this, you're officially a bad-ass. If not, well, just trying it will make you a bad-ass. Check it out.

Tip: Do Pull-Throughs for Stronger Squats and a Great Butt

Figure competitors and guys who squat 900 pounds have something in common. They use cable pull-throughs to build great posterior chains. Here's how.

5 Reasons Your Program Isn't Working

Most so-called workout programs suck. It's time to choose a goal, pick a plan, and stick to it for at least 12 weeks.

10 Ways to Keep Building Muscle

Sooner or later, gains slow down. But they don't have to. Here's how to keep getting stronger, bigger, and better looking.

Total Body Strength

Use irradiated tension with front squats, planks, lateral raises, and split squats to build full body strength and testicular fortitude.

The Toughest Way to Do a Set

One rep, three phases. This overload method will not only challenge you, it'll pack muscle on your weakest body parts, fast!

Big Guys Use Bad Form

What's called “cheating” by the form police may be just what you need to add some serious size.

Beware the Master Debater

The newest internet expert disregards in-the-trenches wisdom from big, successful lifters and coaches. He's great at debating, but not so great at building muscle. Do you even lift, bro?

14 Tips For a Successful Year

Fourteen training, programming, and diet tips to make this your best year yet.

The 3-Week Wimpy Back Cure

Doing a back workout once a week isn't going to cut it. You need to crush it and crush it hard several times a week.

Louie Simmons on Explosive Lockouts

A lack of explosiveness has killed many a deadlift at lockout, and no one knows how to fix it like Louie Simmons.

No-Nonsense Warm-Ups for Big Lifters

Take your lifting preparation as seriously as you take your lifting. That doesn't mean you have to devote half an hour to it. Here's what to do instead.

Embrace the Suck

If you never find yourself in the suck, then you aren't trying hard enough to accomplish anything. Every worthwhile goal is found on the other side of the suck. And there's only one way to reach it: get mad, dig deep, and fight.

Exercise Modifications For New Growth

Simple yet effective ways to turn tired old exercises into plateau busting, muscle building dynamos.

3 New Ways to Get Jacked

Ready to take your training up a notch? Try never-ending sets, tonnage programs, and minute-on-the-minute sets.

Bad Form Builds Muscle

Is there a case for less than perfect form? Yes. Here’s why.

Elite Wisdom

Dave Tate is not a motivational speaker. He just kicks your butt into gear by telling you the cold hard truth. So listen up.

40 Squat Workouts in 8 Weeks

To make fast gains in the squat you have to squat more frequently - a lot more frequently. Here's how to make it work.

Get Bigger and Stronger, Even Banged Up

Losers use injuries as excuses to be lazy. Winners find ways to work around them. Here are 17 tips for wounded winners.