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The Return of Direct Arm Training

You don’t need direct arm training, just the big basic exercises, right? That’s what some say. Here’s why they’re wrong.

Exercise Modifications For New Growth

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

The Fructose Verdict

A lot of folks are afraid of fructose. Should they be? Here are the facts.

6 Exercises For Stress-Free Gains

You need more volume to get big, but too much volume can mess you up. Here are 6 great movements that won't trash your CNS.

7 Advanced Exercise Modifications

Accelerate hypertrophy with slight modifications to your staple exercises. Here are seven ways to do it.

Improve Your Pull Instantly

One simple but highly effective deadlifting tip that you probably haven't tried before.

3 Questions For Better Workouts

Ask yourself these three important questions and you’ll be able to choose better workouts for your goals.

2 Big Mistakes

Lifting that's effective becomes lifting that's enjoyable. Make it so with this crucial advice.

6 Ways to be Like an Iron Yoda

Make long-term progress in the gym while maintaining long-term sanity. Here’s how.

6 Coaches Weigh in on Shoulders

Creative ways to get bigger, stronger delts without compromising your long-term shoulder health.

You're Hurt - You're Not Dead

Injured? That doesn't mean your workouts should consist of channel surfing. Here are some great heavy-weight exercises you can still do.

5 Knocks to the Weightlifting Head

A handful of ideas about lifting, food, and even life that will make you think. (Don’t be scared.)

8 More Tips for Training and Recovery

Let’s talk calf training without machines, sure-fire sleep, simple warm-ups, and even hand care for meatheads.

Learn Only 1 Lesson in 2013

Nate Miyaki says to forget the resolutions, forget the endless string of magical diet and training tips; all you need to do is learn one simple lesson.

Why I Train

Why do we hit the weights day after day to get stronger or build more muscle? Here are three reasons you can probably relate to.

7 Tweaks To Make Your Exercises More Evil

Here are some simple tweaks to take a few basic exercises to a whole new level of muscle-building awesomeness.

5 More Hacks To Reinvigorate Your Training

Five methods to satisfy your need for training variety, including "going nuts on the last set," "reward sets," and "rolling the dice."

Your Diet Isn't Building Any Muscle

Your uber-healthy or trendy diet couldn't pack pounds on a Pomeranian. Here's why.

Becoming A Personal Trainer

Have the recent economic woes led you to consider becoming a personal trainer? You should read this first.

"Glue" Exercises Gone Wrong

You've no business searching for the latest gimmicky exercise if you're butchering basics like seated rows and push-ups.

7 Random Training Tips

Seven things you need to do to reach your lifting goals.

The Definition of an Expert

Everybody is an expert today… except they’re really not. Here’s how to separate the experts from the fakers.

Hard Ab Training

A quick and dirty old-school routine you can do in 6 to 10 minutes.

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  • Get Your Mind Right!

    Your brain determines your success as much as your muscles. Here's how to make sure that blob of gray matter doesn't get the best of you.