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Flicking the Scab Off Your Dietary Beliefs

Dietary choices have become sort of the new religion for many people. Let’s offend them. Or maybe, just maybe, educate them so they won’t make silly choices.

7 Squat Tips from Coach Nick

Best squat stance, high-bar versus low-bar, contrast training, 7/4/7 squats, and much more from Nick T.

A New Way to Eat - Part 2

Stop being obsessive and neurotic about food. Part of your diet should be strict, but part of it really doesn’t matter. Here’s why.

Single-Leg Training Put To the Test

Enough theorizing and debating - what really happens when a squat-loving lifter abandons bilateral lifts for single-leg versions?

7 Triple Threat Protocols for an Awesome Burn

A simple yet exciting way to spice up your old workout to stimulate new growth and burn fat.

Rise of the Cardio Machines

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

Fat Loss and T-Man Bullets

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

A New Take on 5 Things

Cardio, functional training, and mobility. Check out this fresh take on the stuff lifters love to hate.

The 7 Step Program For Getting Strong

There's no secret recipe for getting strong, just a few time-tested tips that nearly every strong guy does. Here they are.

The Nutritional Dr. House: Case 1

Bodybuilding's Dr. House applies his nutritional knowledge and insight to cure a lifter who's lost his will to lift.

The Contreras Files: Volume I

Glute activation, hip hinging, bench pressing, and why sometimes you should train like someone is going to shoot your family.

5 Simple Tips for Bigger Tugs

Cool ways to drive up your deadlift numbers, fast.

Time to Up Your Pull-Ups

You need to be able to do multiple pull-ups with your own body weight. Not there yet? This should help.

Respect The Iron Way

Use the iron to cut through the chaos of life. Here's the deal.

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.

11 Years, 11 Lessons, 100 Pounds

A decade in the iron game packs on some serious pounds, in addition to teaching some heavy life-lessons.

Your Brain is Rancid

Your brain can rot like that half-eaten Pizza you found under your X-Box. Here's how to prevent it.

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.

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.

5 Surprising Reasons You Blew Your Diet

Diets don't fail. People do. Here's how to fix your nutrition, avoid the pitfalls, and succeed.

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.

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Front Squat Hand Positions

Christian Thibaudeau teaches three different hand positions for the front squat, making the exercise doable for everyone.

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Monday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.