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Scorch Muscle With the Dubreuil Effect

It’s a plan only for true muscle masochists. It was first proposed in Iron Man magazine in 1976. We know why it didn't get popular – it hurt too much.

6 Tips from 6 Coaches

Six strength coaches explain what they changed about their training and nutrition. Here's what you can learn from what they learned.

Exercises Saved From the Dumpster

Kettlebells, Turkish getups, loaded carries and deadlifts. Here's why one coach went from avoiding them to becoming an avid fan.

Reaching Your Potential in the Big 3

Everybody wants to add more wheels to their squat, bench, and deadlift. But sometimes it's the little things that trip us up. Give this a read and start hitting some PR's.

9 Random Training Tips

Stop neglecting upper back work, lunge better, and get mobile. It’s time to ramp up your training.

Choices

What every lifter should know about personal responsibility, the greatest factor for success, and the benefits of adversity.

Fat Loss Nutrition

To lose body fat, sometimes you have to throw conventional thinking out the window and do what's counterintuitive. Check this out

Breaking Down the Pistol Squat

It's tough, but not impossible. Here's a step-by-step lesson that'll get you pistol squatting in no time.

Iron Evolution – Phase 5

A step-by-step approach to setting new PRs in the squat, bench, and deadlift.

11 Years, 11 Lessons, 100 Pounds

A decade in the iron game packs on some serious pounds, in addition to teaching some heavy life-lessons.

Your Brain is Rancid

Your brain can rot like that half-eaten Pizza you found under your X-Box. Here's how to prevent it.

Hired Gun of Pros to Help 20 Readers Get Shredded

If you really want to get into the very best shape possible, while making the least amount of mistakes, you have one choice...

5 Surprising Reasons You Blew Your Diet

Diets don't fail. People do. Here's how to fix your nutrition, avoid the pitfalls, and succeed.

Dave vs. Dog: Chest and Shoulders

Here’s what happens when John Meadows and Dave Tate get together for a workout… and what you can learn.

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Tuesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Monday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 3 - Legs - Monday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 3 - Legs - Tuesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 3 - Legs - Wednesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

Blood and Chalk 10

The Hellraiser returns to talk speed training, assistance work, chin-ups, and building a home gym that screams "Awesome."

How to Break Bench Records

World-renowned powerlifter Andy Bolton describes how he overcame a “weak” bench and set the new British record.

The Mirror Hypothesis

We lifters love the mirror, but are we better off without it? You decide.

18 TAT (Tension Alteration Technique) Movements

Tom Furman unearths and revitalizes an old forgotten technique to extend sets. Remember not to kill the messenger when the paralyzing pain hits you.

Shattering Your Plateaus in 3 Steps

A short, simple, brilliantly logical program for busting through training plateaus.