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Tim's "Ah-Ha" moments have to do with the superiority of supersets over combination exercises, working abs first, the proper way to gain weight, debunking the stability ball myth, and a nifty little trick to make sure you're squatting low enough.

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3 Mind Power Tricks

Three psychological concepts and ideas that can be applied to your physique transformation goals. Check ‘em out.

3 Tricks to Increase Maximal Strength

If you've only been training for a couple of years, just about anything you do in the weightroom will make you stronger. However, those of you who have been training a bit longer need to pull out the heavy artillery.

Maximal Force

You finished boozing it up over the holiday? Good. Cuz it's time to put what's left of your brain matter to use in understanding the nervous system and how utilizing it can make you stronger and better lookin'.

The Transformation of Bartl

How one man kicked drugs, lost fat, built muscle and transformed his life.

5 Things You're Missing

Five things you should be doing – some in the gym, some at the dinner table – to help you reach your body comp goals.

10 Strength Tips From a Legend

Doug Hepburn was the first man to bench 500 pounds, drug-free. His old school strength advice still stands up. Check it out.

The Proactive Patient

Maybe you're not injured and you don't plan on being injured. (Ha!) Regardless, this article contains secrets to the weightlifting universe that will help you understand how the body works and, as they say, knowledge is power.

Beast Building – Part 2

The second phase of a three-month plan designed for those who want to get bigger and have the power and strength to back it up.

The 4 Stages of Mental Mastery

How to use neurolinguistic programming to reach your physique goals.

The Last 10 Pounds

If you can almost see your abs, but not quite, this plan is for you. Warning: It’s tough!

Grass-Fed Beef Recipes for a Healthy, Hard Body

Five healthy recipes you gotta try.

Everything Push-Ups

How to fix your bad push-up mechanics plus several new variations to try out. Check it out.

Partial Overhead Press

Some call it the ultimate triceps movement, others call it, "that exercise that hurts the top of my head and makes me see birdies." Either way, you ought to be doing Partial Overhead Presses.

Creating a Training Effect When You're Injured

You may be hurt, but it doesn't mean you can't train. Tony Gentilcore tells you how to work out, scream a lot, and still get a training effect while you're injured.

Superfood Super Recipes

It's hard to work fruits and vegetables into your diet, especially vegetables. It's not like you can add spinach or broccoli sprouts to muffins, cheesecakes, and pancakes... or can you?

Question of Strength 43

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Beast Building - Part 1

The first installment of a three-part series that'll turn you into a thick, dense, and rugged beast in three short months.

Anterior Core Training

Real core training, real simple. The best exercises and exercise progressions for your abs.

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  • Good Sh!t

    Today's menu includes Low-Carb Red and Green Pizza, Baked Stuffed Apples, Baja Fish Tacos, and Pina Colada Protein Shakes. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone who looks crappy without a shirt on.

    Violent Variations - Part 4

    We can always count on Christian to give us some great new movements that, in addition to spurring new muscle growth, will elicit bewildered stares from all the ACE certified trainers in the gym.

    The Round-Up Interviews: Dave Tate

    Big Dave Tate is a powerlifting icon and a successful businessman. He's also the least politically correct man in weightlifting and always a sure bet to scorch somebody's eardrums.

    5 Programming Strategies for Quick Results

    Training ideas that’ll improve your squat, bench press, and even your abs.

    28 Days, 14 Missions, 1 Ripped Physique

    Chris Shugart is giving you 14 missions to accomplish in 28 days. We will disavow any knowledge of your actions should you or any of your IM Force fail to get ripped. This post will self-destruct in 10 seconds.

    One-Arm Barbell Eccentric Scott Curls

    Charles Poliquin is a genius when it comes to devising innovative, painful exercises and his One-Arm Barbell Eccentric Curls are no exception. They're guaranteed to hurt, along with eliciting stares from other gym members.