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5 More Hacks To Reinvigorate Your Training

Five methods to satisfy your need for training variety, including "going nuts on the last set," "reward sets," and "rolling the dice."

Extended Sets for Size and Strength

A classic tool ripped straight from page one of the Old School Training Bible for serious gains in size and strength.

Tough or Reasonable?

Which are better, tough diets and tough workouts or reasonable diets and reasonable workouts? Maybe you need to mix and match a little.

7 Ways to Make Your Training Efficient

To get bigger and stronger, you need to manage your body like you'd manage a business. Here are 7 ways you can make your workouts much, much, better.

The HRV Roundtable

Strength coaches and researchers offer the most effective ways to use Heart Rate Variability to get better results from your training.

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.

Heavy Lessons

A long-time strength coach finally enters a powerlifting meet. Here's what you can learn from his experiments.

10 Forgotten Tips for Smarter Lifting

Mike Robertson wants to remind you to do some of the great stuff you used to, but may have forgotten about.

Ain't So Bad! Foods That Have Gotten a Bum Rap

These foods will kill you! And they’re evil! And they will steal your retirement funds! No, just relax. Turns out they’re fine for most people. Check out the list.

A Letter to My Younger Self

What Jim Wendler would say to his teenaged self about training, conditioning, and life could be exactly what you need to hear right now.

Rise of the Cardio Machines

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

You Don't Have to be a Loser

Overcome your average genetics. Quit complaining, read this, and make gains like never before.

7 Things I Learned in 2011

How to make sweet, sweet, love to a ball and other wonderful lessons learned by Eric Cressey in the past year.

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.

4 Reasons Why You're Not Making Progress

Training slumps are inevitable. But there’s a reason they happen. Here’s what’s causing yours, and what to do about it.

5 Surefire Steps to Setting Goals

Here's a fast and effective way to get on the path to success.

3 Simple Fat Loss Fixes

Having trouble leaning out? Try the Shake Diet, the 100-Gram Carb Cure, or the 3X Diet. Here’s some info on each.

3 Fixes for Weak Body Parts

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

Respect The Iron Way

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

The Biggest Training Fallacy of All

There's a big difference between training and just exercising. Do you know what it is? Find out here.

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.

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.

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Tuesday

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

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Wednesday

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