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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.

In Search of the Perfect Rep

Tips on getting the most out of the deadlift, pull-up, and bent-over row.

3 Experts - 5 Optimal Training Programs

Three experts devise training programs for 5 different body parts. If there’s something you want to build, start with one of these plans.

The 5 Key Principles

Goal setting requires an ongoing assessment. Here's what lifters should know about making it from point A to point B.

Maximal Leg Development

You won’t build your legs if you don’t pay attention to the angle of your torso or tibias. Here’s what to do for bigger, harder wheels.

Learn Only 1 Lesson in 2013

Nate Miyaki says to forget the resolutions, forget the endless string of magical diet and training tips; all you need to do is learn one simple lesson.

6 Coaches Weigh in on Chest Training

What’s the best way to build your chest? The experts reveal their most powerful tips.

2012 in Review

Forget the crappy "things I learned" lists being spammed at you on Facebook. Here are some real lessons to help you.

Does Everyone Need to Squat (Deep)?

You gotta' squat butt-to-calves, right? Or is it butt-to-floor? Thighs-to- parallel? The answer is... it depends.

Foam Rollers Are For Wimps!

All hail a smarter, more effective, more efficient, and decidedly manlier approach to corrective exercise.

8 More Random Thoughts and Training Tips

Forged from the fires of Mount Randomness come 8 tips to help you get bigger, stronger, leaner, and healthier.

Brian Cushing's Game Changer

Brian Cushing may well be the best defensive player in the NFL. He's certainly the scariest, and he's also a big, big fan of Indigo-3G®.

The Contreras Files: Volume V

Fifteen more workout tips from Bret Contreras, including assisted one-arm push ups, the merits of heavy back extensions, the benefits of the "clam raise," and more.

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."

5 Holiday Diet Tips That Don't Suck

Yes, have some awesome meals on holidays. Have several! Just use these smart eating strategies.

Awaken the Glute Monster!

From sports performance to looking good in a pair of jeans, the glutes are important. Here’s how to wake them up and get them working for you.

No to Squats and Barbell Rowing?

It's not about being anti-squatting or anti-barbell rowing, it's about being pro-logic. Let your needs and goals dictate your exercise choices.

Opening Up The Fat Loss Playbook

If dieting was an NFL team, this is the playbook you'd use to win the big fat-loss game. Check it out.

Train Like A Man 7

Some exercises should go extinct. They do nothing for your strength, health, or hypertrophy. Here's what should take their place.

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.

Cool Rowing Movements

Heavy and hard rows should be a mainstay in your program, but why limit yourself to just barbells and dumbbells?

Train Like A Man 6

How to wake up those glutes and train them like a man.

Train Like a Man 5

You think Paleo man was concerned about staying in his "fat burning zone"? He might've had a uni-brow, but he wasn't that stupid.