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Squatting The Right Way

Squats are considered the king of all exercises. You may already do them, but are you doing them the right way for your specific goals? Here's how to know.

Iron Core: How to Build a Punch-Proof Body

Sculpt a core of steel the MMA way!

Tony G is Pissed Off

Tony's about to pop a blood vessel! He's watching people do moronic stuff in the gym and he's pissed!

5 Pull-up Challenges

You can't consider yourself a ballsy lifter if you're terrible at pull-ups. Here are five tests to see how you measure up.

In Defense of Cheat Days

Are cheat days like giving a heroin addict an occasional fix? Nope. Here’s who should be cheating, when, and how.

Hired Gun of Pros to Help 20 Readers Get Shredded

If you really want to get into the very best shape possible, while making the least amount of mistakes, you have one choice...

Blood Simple

How can you be certain of your health status if you don't understand the first thing about blood work? Here’s what you need to know.

Iron Evolution – Phase 4

Most of you don't have what it takes to train at Westside. But it's not your body that will break down, it's your mind. Here’s why.

Build Your Own Sled

Think pulling a sled is child's play? Get off that motorized hamster wheel and start getting leaner, stronger, and healthier.

Simple Strength - Phase 1

Mike Robertson offers an easy-to-follow, completely laid out plan to increase your strength over the period of a few short months.

How to Stay Motivated

Even the most hardcore lifters experience low motivation. Here's how to get back on track.

Exercise Form Doesn't Matter... At All

Maybe we were all wrong. Maybe form really doesn't matter, at least when it comes hypertrophy training. Here’s why.

Why Your Knees Perform Like Aging Water Fowl

Knee pain got you walking real funny-like? Here's what to do and what NOT to do.

Dave vs. Dog: Dave's Diet

Powerlifting icon Dave Tate was in trouble. Here’s how John Meadows helped him clean up his diet and get healthy.

The Good, the Bad, and The Ass-Fattening

Let’s clear up some of the carb confusion out there. Here’s what lifters and athletes should be eating and avoiding when it comes to carbs.

The Controlled-Carb Bulking Strategy

Here's the ultimate mass plan for the carb-phobic bodybuilder!

Train More or Eat Less?

When your diet stalls, should you decrease calories or increase exercise? Dr. Lowery has the answer.

8 Weeks to Super Bench

Bench press plateaus can be long and mind numbing. If this program doesn't catapult you out of your slump, nothing will.

Turn Food to Muscle, Not Fat

Scientists have discovered a compound that precisely controls nutrients so what you eat literally turns to muscle instead of fat.

How to Train Like a Bad Ass

Back pain got you hobbled up in the corner of the gym? Dust off your manhood and read this article.

10 More Little Known Exercises for Strength and Size

New squat and deadlift techniques, plus killer core exercises and even a couple of forearm movements.

3 Strongmen Discuss Explosiveness

3 nationally-ranked competitors agree it's explosiveness that takes your results to the next level.

My Top 5 Single-Leg Exercises

You don't like single leg movements? Eric Cressey shows you your argument doesn't have a leg to stand on.

Dave vs. Dog: Chest and Shoulders

Here’s what happens when John Meadows and Dave Tate get together for a workout… and what you can learn.