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40 Years of Insight - Part 1

Twenty things you need to know to get stronger, train smarter, and lift for the long haul.

8 Great Rowing Variations

Meadows lists his top 8 rowing variations and ranks them according to compression, range of motion, and contraction.

What Overtraining Is and Isn't

Most people who use the word “overtraining” have no clue what it really means. Are you one of them? Here's everything you need to know.

Carb Cycling That Actually Works

Carb cycling doesn't work the way you think it works. But it can be used to preserve strength, energy and muscle while losing fat. Here's how.

Tip: Don't Use a Mixed Grip When Deadlifting

If you always used a mixed grip when deadlifting, you'll get injured. Instead, master the hook grip. Here's how.

The Essential 8 Mobility Drills

Finally, a warm-up routine that even people who hate warming up can handle! This short series of drills will not only make you feel better, but the increased mobility you'll gain will help you make unprecedented gains in the gym.

Tip: The Secret to Stronger Glutes

It actually doesn't involve a band around your legs. Try this drill.

For Big Shoulders, Ditch the Free Weights

For shoulders, free weights involve too much wasted movement. Not so with cable exercises. Here are 4 that'll blast your delts into oblivion.

Tip: 3 Ways to Build Consistency

If there's one answer to every question about getting bigger and stronger, it's this: be consistent. Here's how to do it.

The 5 Most Dangerous Deadlift Mistakes

Why do smart lifters let their technique go haywire? Ego lifting? Unawareness? Here are the most common problems.

The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.

The Ultimate Grip Strength Test

Take your strength to the next level with this simple 60-second challenge. Then, build a bone-crushing grip. Here's how.

Deconstructing the Deadlift

There's more to proper deadlifting than "grip it and rip it." You're about to get your PhD in pulling.

4 Methods To Boost Testosterone With Food

There are a lot of things out there zapping your testosterone levels. Here's how to fight back with food.

The Best Way to Keep Getting Stronger

Strength gains stalled out? Use this powerful progression method to build stronger muscles and tendons so you'll never plateau.

Bench Press Grip: The Magic Number

Use this simple math formula to find your perfect bench press grip, prevent injuries, and lift a lot more weight.

How to Build Size and Strength Simultaneously

Building strength and size at the same time isn't crazy; in fact, it's smart. Here's a smart, easy-to-follow workout that will make it happen.

11 Training Tips for the Skinny Fat Ectomorph

Skinny fat: it's the perfect storm of piss-poor male physical characteristics. Here's what to do if you were dealt this bum hand.

The New Big 3 for Non-Powerlifters

Unless you're a powerlifter, stop with the emphasis on bench, squats, and barbell deadlifts. There are better masters to serve. Here they are.

The 7 Gym Rules Never to Break

A lot of gyms are filled with annoying jackasses. Here's a little checklist to make sure you're not one of them.

The Cure for Puny Calves

Look down at your calves. Sad, huh? Don't worry, eight of our experts drop their best training tips here.

The Cure for Weak Glutes

Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.

One Exercise to Rule Them All

Get your lifts up, get your gains up, and move the bar faster. Do the clean and press to get better at everything.

The 4 Dumbest Ab Exercises

Those popular ab exercises you see in many workout programs are ineffective and injurious. Luckily, there are smarter alternatives.