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Drop sets are as old as the barbell but they work. Here's a new and brutal way to perform this classic technique.

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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.

Smash 3 PRs in One Month

Train the assistance lifts more like the big three and watch your personal records fall like dominoes. Here's the full plan.

4 Ways to Build Mental Toughness

Mental toughness separates champions from also-rans. If you weren't born with it, here are four ways to develop it.

Twice-a-Week Lifting For Convicts

Train only two times per week and make progress. Not possible? If your training methodologies are solid, it can be done. Here’s how.

Best Grips for Faster Gains

Don't just grip it and rip it. The right hand position can help you build muscle and strength. Here’s what you need to know.

Screw Exercise Variation!

How important is exercise variation really? According to this coach, not very. Check out his reasoning.

6 Ways to be Like an Iron Yoda

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

My 6 Most Important Training Discoveries

Try any one of these powerful training epiphanies. It may be what markedly improves your performance and physique.

2012 in Review

Forget the crappy "things I learned" lists being spammed at you on Facebook. Here are some real lessons to help you.

The Comprehensive Guide to the Snatch

If you want to learn how to snatch, stop watching miserable YouTube poseurs 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.

Rise of the Cardio Machines

Here are some innovative ways to get a kick-ass conditioning workout at the boring old commercial gym.

An Interview with Dr. Stuart McGill - Part 2

The interview concludes with a fascinating discussion of sit-ups, rotational strength, and a much more precise definition of "core."

Fat Loss and T-Man Bullets

Simple, straightforward tips on eating for the physique you want. Check ‘em out.

Mastering the Snatch

The snatch is one of the toughest Olympic lifting movements to learn, but this guide will get you started.

Don't Let Sickness Derail Your Progress

What to do when the cold and flu hits and, more importantly, how to prevent illness to begin with.

Iron Evolution – Phase 7

When Dave Tate retired from powerlifting, he was a physical wreck. So he took matters into his own hands and came up with an unorthodox cure.

Choices

What every lifter should know about personal responsibility, the greatest factor for success, and the benefits of adversity.

3 Fixes for Weak Body Parts

Give these training strategies a try to quickly fix your lagging muscle groups.

The Volume Ladder Smart Bomb

Muscle growth must be forced. If this cousin to German Volume Training doesn’t help you pack on size, take up jogging.

Optimal Frequency and Intensity of Training

How often should you train a lift? Good question. Here's a simple way to determine your ideal frequency.

Much Ado About Deadlifting

Don't overcomplicate it. Fix your weak points and perfect your form so that you can pull heavy barbells off the ground. Here's what to do.

Get Your "Push" Back

There's a whole lot more to pushing than the standard bench press. Check out these powerful push exercises.

Truth About Gluten

Turns out, not all protein is awesome. Gluten can make you bloated and might put the brakes on hypertrophy. Here's how.