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The Truth About Alkaline Diets

There's a trendy diet that claims your favorite foods are too acidic and causing a host of problems, including muscle loss. Here's the real science.

Stimulants & Explosive Performance

Stimulants can really get you amped up for a tough workout, but do they have other effects as well? Dr. Lowery hooked himself up to fancy lab equipment to find out.

Does CrossFit Lead to Injury?

CrossFit claims that the NSCA is out to get them. Is it a conspiracy or does CrossFit just enjoy bullying people?

6 Ways to Bring the Pain

Increase time under tension and trigger new muscle growth with these six lethal combinations of compound and static exercises.

Hellfire Reps

A simple technique that forces you to use better form and full range of motion. It'll burn like heck, but you'll like the results!

The Toughest Way to Do a Set

One rep, three phases. This overload method will not only challenge you, it'll pack muscle on your weakest body parts, fast!

The 10 Rules of the Ancestral Athlete

To perform like a high-tech ass-kicking machine you sometimes need to look to the past, remove the clutter and simplify.

Training Hard vs. Training Smart

Are you a geek or a meathead? There's a sweet spot to be found between training hard and training smart. In that sweet spot lies success.

How I Finally Got Muscle to Grow - Phase 2

It takes more than heavy weights to hypertrophy muscle. Add an insane volume phase if you want insane amounts of muscle.

Which Wolf Are You Feeding?

Are you scanning the world for excuses or opportunities? Read this, get your act together, and reach your goals.

The Motivation Secret

When you've got the right goals in your training (and life), all the little things take care of themselves.

Lessons from Football

Grinders win, greatness is planned, and your attitude determines everything. Works in the NFL and it'll work for you.

Identify Weak Points and Destroy Them

To reach your training goals, you first have to identify the "kingpins" that are holding you back, then remove them.

14 Tips For a Successful Year

Fourteen training, programming, and diet tips to make this your best year yet.

Are You Stronger or Just Better?

Are you getting hung up on improving technique when you should be just concentrating on getting stronger?

The 3-Week Wimpy Back Cure

Doing a back workout once a week isn't going to cut it. You need to crush it and crush it hard several times a week.

Last Set Mayhem

Combine volume and intensity by performing multiple sets and then taking the last set to muscle-tearing oblivion.

Turning Pro: 7 Mind Hacks

An amateur has amateur habits, while a professional has professional habits. Which category describes you?

Find Your Fight

What are you fighting for? Why do you do this? Answer that question and all this training and diet stuff will get easier and more rewarding.

Exercise Stacking for Fast Gains

Here's how to combine two or more similar exercises in sequence to save time and maximize strength and hypertrophy.

Stack-10 Training

Choose a big lift that needs work. Apply the Stack-10 plan. Smash plateaus and pack on new muscle in 6 workouts. Here's how.

Scratch List Training

Structured strength programs are awesome, but sometimes it's best to just chip-away at training items you need to do. Here’s how to do it.

Exercise Modifications For New Growth

Simple yet effective ways to turn tired old exercises into plateau busting, muscle building dynamos.

The Fructose Verdict

A lot of folks are afraid of fructose. Should they be? Here are the facts.