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Long Live Static Stretching!

Static stretching makes you weak, slow, and doesn't improve flexibility. Or does it? Here’s a different opinion.

McCallum's High Protein, High Set Program

A great program from the past for getting stronger, bigger, and leaner.

HLC: The Ultimate Workout Finisher

Ready to shed some body fat? Try hybrid locomotion complexes. Here’s how to do them.

6 Ways to be Like an Iron Yoda

Make long-term progress in the gym while maintaining long-term sanity. Here’s how.

Olympic Lift Variations to Get Big

Size gains with the Olympic lifts? Yes, it’s possible. Here’s how.

6 Coaches Weigh in on Shoulders

Creative ways to get bigger, stronger delts without compromising your long-term shoulder health.

Rules from the Bodybuilding Legends

Back in the day, guys were big, strong, lean, athletic, and even healthy. Here are 6 seemingly forgotten ideas or methods that you'd do well to emulate today.

You're Hurt - You're Not Dead

Injured? That doesn't mean your workouts should consist of channel surfing. Here are some great heavy-weight exercises you can still do.

Intensity Techniques to Make You Hurt

Just picking up heavy objects will only work for so long. Here's how to use high-intensity methods to accelerate gains.

One Movement for Ultimate Back Hypertrophy

This might just be the best back-building exercise you’ve never tried. Check it out.

4 Stronger Squat Exercises

Exercise solutions to all your squatting problems.

5 Knocks to the Weightlifting Head

A handful of ideas about lifting, food, and even life that will make you think. (Don’t be scared.)

3 Shoulder Training Tips and 5 Exercises

Have a love-hate relationship with the overhead press? Want to do them, but your shoulders say no? Here are 5 exercises that work just as well.

7 Operational Principles For Masters Lifters

Don't let age limit your training. Here's how to gain strength and get your head right.

Set a PR Every Day

Screw linear periodization. Autoregulate your training and PR each time you train. Here’s how.

Best Ways to Audit Your Program

All training programs should have a simple audit. It’s time to look under the hood and see what’s missing.

The Best in Training

Jim Wendler lists the best in conditioning, getting stronger, assistance work, home gyms, and strength training books, along with torpedoing the “best” myths.

EDT for Strength

Need to switch your focus from strength to size? Use this classic hypertrophy program to build muscle and increase work capacity in 3 weeks.

6 Weeks of Squatting Insanity

A radical, painful approach to a bigger, better squat and a body forged in iron.

8 More Tips for Training and Recovery

Let’s talk calf training without machines, sure-fire sleep, simple warm-ups, and even hand care for meatheads.

5 Heavy Lifts To Increase Mobility

Think you need to spend more time stretching? You don’t. Here’s how to make gains while gaining mobility.

My 6 Most Important Training Discoveries

Try any one of these powerful training epiphanies. It may be what markedly improves your performance and physique.

Accelerate Gains By Overreaching

The most radical gains of your life won't come by accident. For that, you need a gut full of ambition and a borderline crazy plan.

Smart Overhead Pressing

A litany of shoulder exercises that both fix AND build your shoulders.