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Choose a big lift that needs work. Apply the Stack-10 plan. Smash plateaus and pack on new muscle in 6 workouts. Here's how.

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Pick It Up and Bleed

The barbell has things to teach you. Painful, but very rewarding things.

9 Ways to Upgrade Your Workout

Supercharge your workouts and your results by employing one of these ball-busting program upgrades.

Scratch List Training

Structured strength programs are awesome, but sometimes it's best to just chip-away at training items you need to do. Here’s how to do it.

The Countdown Method

If this “shock and awe” hypertrophy method doesn't stimulate some new gains in size and strength, then nothing will.

Supercharge Your Spine and Your Lifts

Do this simple test on your thoracic spine, apply the easy fixes, and watch as your chin-ups, pull-ups, and OH presses explode.

Exercise Modifications For New Growth

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

Curcumin for Muscle Growth

Curcumin is widely known for its anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effects, but it may also be anabolic.

The Fructose Verdict

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

5 Critical Training Mistakes

How many of the following training mistakes do you make on a regular basis? The answer may shame you.

The Single-Lift-A-Day Workout

A simple, brutal program for both size and strength. Check it out.

The 5 Most Beneficial Exercises

The best exercise isn't the one that hurts the most, but the one that has the greatest benefit compared to its costs.

Obliterate Your Sticking Points

Combining isometric training with CAT can help even the most stagnant lifter power through to a new PR.

Real Core Training: Offset Loading

How adding more weight to one side of the body can help you smash even the most stubborn plateaus.

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.

Add 100 Pounds to Your Squat

Regular paused squats are tough, but breathing paused squats take the pain - and the results - to the next level.

Are You Tough?

The first step to achieving your goal is to stop acting like a self-entitled sissy and get tough. This will put things into perspective for you.

The 2 Minute Injury Fix

Compression wrapping is an inexpensive way to treat those troublesome knees, wrists, and elbows. Here's how to do it.

The Fallacy of High-Rep Olympic Lifting

High-rep Olympic lifting is rising in popularity largely do to CrossFit. But is it a smart way to train?

Expose Your Weaknesses to Get Strong!

Targeting weak links builds strength, helps you achieve structural balance, and prolongs your lifting career. Here’s how to do it.

7 Hard Truths About Lifting

Here are seven training tenets that have worked for over 30 years. Have you adopted them all?

Squat Like a Champion

Squats aren't for everyone, at least not right away. Here's how to systematically work your way up to squatting like a champion.

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.

Pain Don't Hurt

The mind quits before the body does. You're capable of much more than you think.

7 Squat Dilemmas Solved

Squat stance, knee flare, bar placement, hip and knee break, foot position. Find out what works best for you.