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The 6 Most Common Snatch Mistakes

The snatch is an awesome lift, if you know how to do it. Eliminate these 6 rookie mistakes and start hurling some serious weight.

11 Principles of Bodybuilding Training - Part 1

How often to train, how many sets, how many reps, whether to include power sets in your BB training, and more.

Iron Evolution: Reflections – Part 1

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

Becoming A Personal Trainer

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

Cool Rowing Movements

Heavy and hard rows should be a mainstay in your program, but why limit yourself to just barbells and dumbbells?

A Pain-Free Pec Program

Some guys have anemic pec development simply because benching heavy hurts too much. Here's your fix.

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.

High Frequency vs. Low Frequency

Do you trash a muscle and let it grow for a week or smack it around a little more often? Here's the run-down on finding the right frequency for you.

The Difference Between Organic and Natural

Are you one of those people who get all holier-than-thou when it comes to organic or natural food? Get off your organic high horse and read this article.

Managing Training Stress

Here are a couple of simple but telling biofeedback tests to let you how well you're managing the stress imposed by training.

5 Old School Methods for New Muscle

Big is good, but big and proportioned is better. Here's how to grow while keeping your physique's fine lines in check.

8 Reasons People Do Dumb Things

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

12 Programs to Follow

Twelve time-tested routines for size and strength. Pick one and get to work.

The Belief Effect

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

"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.

6 Lessons Learned From the Master Blaster

Joe Weider was way ahead of science when he came out with his principles for building muscle. And now science is backing him up.

7 Random Training Tips

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

Full Contact Core

Create a superhuman core and total body strength by focusing on generating maximum tension. Here’s how.

Cobra Traps and Cannon Ball Delts

Jacked delts and traps are undeniably awesome to look at, and they help protect the shoulders from injury. Make yours bigger and stronger. Start here.

Get Your Press Up!

600-pound benchers may be forgiven for not focusing on the press. Your narrow ass, on the other hand, has no excuses. Here’s why you need to do it.

Demolish Your Genetic Limits

Building muscle gets tougher to do as you reach your genetic limit. Here are 5 simple ways to expand your muscle growth potential.

Getting Big Through TUT

Time to cut the crap and build some serious muscle with these scientifically-backed training methods.

My Favorite Lower Body Warm-up

Forget the 45-minute warm-up routines - here's how to get set for your next squat or deadlifting session with just a few moves.

Leg Curls 2.0

Here's how to modify the leg curl with some innovative movements that will build a strong posterior chain and a rock-solid ass to match.