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Jack Up Your Arms With Mechanical Drop Sets

With mechanical drop sets, instead of reducing the load, you switch to a new but similar exercise by changing the grip, angle, etc. The result is a whole lot of burning and a whole lot of growth.

Stripping Fat With Metabolic Pairings

Drastically increase fat use for fuel by increasing energy expenditure and stimulating the release of free-fatty acids. Here’s how.

Question of Strength 45

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Delt-Building Duo

Building shoulders isn't rocket science. Here's what to do to get yours huge.

Fight the Injury Blues: Keep Lifting!

Your doctor just told you to take six weeks off from lifting. Screwwww him and the Lexus he rode in on! Here's how to heal that blown shoulder or hamstring while still making progress!

Thib's Quick Tricks

Magnum guns, bowling pin forearms, and a Herculean torso, all in one article.

Grass-Fed Beef Recipes for a Healthy, Hard Body

Five healthy recipes you gotta try.

5 Common Technique Mistakes

How to fix the most common mistakes with rows, squats, bench presses and more.

The Deadlift Walk

Here's the latest exercise to make you curse us: Imagine doing a heavy deadlift and then going for a stroll. Okay, that doesn't exactly describe the Deadlift Walk, but it comes close.

The Iso Push-up

It's probably the simplest training method imaginable, but it's oh-so effective in promoting shoulder stability and building power and strength. All it takes is a minute and thirty seconds, three times a week.

Question of Strength 42

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Applied Nutrigenomics

Did you know that one person's physiological response to a certain drug or supplement can be 70 times stronger than it is in another person? It all has to do with the science of Nutrigenomics.

The Deadlift From Hell

It may just be the biggest of the big compound movements. Find out why this hellacious exercise is a favorite of Charles Poliquin!

Max Load Training in the Real World

Scott Abel says that maximum load isn't the same thing as maximum weight and he wonders why most people don't get this. How much you can lift isn't the deciding factor; the deciding factor is how much stress a muscle endures.

Blitzkrieg Triple Dumbbell Press

To win the war on der chest, we must attack it, Blitzkrieg style! We shall crush the pectoral enemy, see it driven before us, and listen to the lamentation of the vimmen!

Muscle on a Budget 1

You didn't hit your football pool this week, and now you gotta buy a new physiology textbook to replace the one your dog ate. How the heck are you going to have any money left over for food?

The Case for Single Limb Training

Whether your goal is athletic performance or muscle gain, here’s why unilateral training is a must.

Sicilian Volume Training

According to the author, this type of training will make you "feel like a dozen mobsters have torched your entire body!"

Strength Exercises That Work Your Core

Real "core" training - not that Bosu Ball crap - with cool videos. What else do ya' need?

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  • The Rest-Pause Technique

    It's a simple training strategy, but oh-so effective. Charles has just one question: Why aren't you using it!?!

    Can't Prove It - Part 2

    Prior to the early 90's, hardly anyone used scientific references to support their notions – not in real life and certainly not in the magazines. You just said what you believed and most of the time no one questioned you.

    One Mile to Ripped - Part 2

    "Back in the days of being 297 pounds, every workout was brutal; there was no other alternative. That's not the case any more. Have I become soft, like a former all-star playing out a multi-million dollar contract?"

    Question of Strength 34

    Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches

    The Beast Rants, You Learn

    Instead of my usual Q & A column this month, I'm going to get a few things off my chest. Don't worry though, it won't simply be the ranting of a dieting bodybuilder; you'll probably learn a few helpful things along the way, too!