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Fear is the single best predictor of weightlifting success - not the absence of fear, but actually experiencing it.

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14 Tips For a Successful Year

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

Are You Stronger or Just Better?

Are you getting hung up on improving technique when you should be just concentrating on getting stronger?

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.

Program Shock: Do the Opposite

Shock your body into building more muscle in just two weeks using Opposite Training. Here’s how.

Double-Paused Deadlifts

Deadlift stuck? Here's a trick that will quickly improve your technique and help you set a new PR.

Last Set Mayhem

Combine volume and intensity by performing multiple sets and then taking the last set to muscle-tearing oblivion.

The Simple Cure for Weak Body Parts

Just about everyone has one pathetic muscle group. Here's a plan to make that embarrassment a thing of the past.

Turning Pro: 7 Mind Hacks

An amateur has amateur habits, while a professional has professional habits. Which category describes you?

Don't Be the Strongest Weakling

Being the strongest guy at Planet Fitness is like being the leanest kid at fat camp. If you want to push your limits, surround yourself with people who are ahead of you in the game.

Find Your Fight

What are you fighting for? Why do you do this? Answer that question and all this training and diet stuff will get easier and more rewarding.

Change Your Thinking, Build Your Body

Start bending bars and setting personal records just by opening up your mind to a few new ideas.

Timed Carries for Traps, Arms & Core

Build a stronger grip, great abs, monstrous traps, and a serious set of arms with timed sets of heavy carries.

Do You Need the Olympic Lifts?

Do athletes really need to perform Olympic lifts to be fast and explosive? Not really, says this coach. Here’s why.

Stack-10 Training

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.

Stop Jerking Your Deadlift

Guys who can pull a ton don't get there by jerking the weight up. Here's the right way to get set for a big PR.

Pick It Up and Bleed

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

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 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.

Deadly Deadlift Supersets

These deadlift supersets will hammer your weak points while still letting you crank reps where you're strong.

The Effort Factor

is is a piece of the puzzle that most people think they have, but really don't. It's true in the gym and it's true in the rest of your life.

Bad Form Builds Muscle

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

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.

20 Reps with a 10 Rep Max

Build muscle and shed fat in 20 minutes with this new rest-pause workout... if you don't pass out first.