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7 Reasons Everyone Should do a Powerlifting Meet

Stepping onto the platform reveals a lot more than just how strong you are. Here’s why you should consider entering a powerlifting meet.

Gruesome Tales from the Garage

Horrible setbacks can happen when you're pursuing strength. Are these stories horrific, or are they inspiring?

Get That Squat Up!

Leg presses and extensions will build the legs, but if you want to be a masterful squatter you need to get under the bar. Follow this plan.

5 Surefire Steps to Setting Goals

Here's a fast and effective way to get on the path to success.

Why You Need More Strength

Speed training or maximal training? What's the difference and why is knowing the difference important?

Single-Leg Training

Is it just a waste of time or will single-leg training actually make you stronger and more jacked? The answer here.

3 Simple Fat Loss Fixes

Having trouble leaning out? Try the Shake Diet, the 100-Gram Carb Cure, or the 3X Diet. Here’s some info on each.

Diet Planning for the Hardgainer

Terrific remedies for the chronically slim, including info on calorie intake and macronutrient intake, along with little-known strategies for packing on meat.

5 Great Lessons

Some coaches are so good that their peers sing their praises. Here's what Coach Boyle thinks you should know about Dan John.

Train Like a Man 3

Lifts that have been outlawed by some people that you should do anyway.

Iron Evolution – Phase 4

Most of you don't have what it takes to train at Westside. But it's not your body that will break down, it's your mind. Here’s why.

Turn Food to Muscle, Not Fat

Scientists have discovered a compound that precisely controls nutrients so what you eat literally turns to muscle instead of fat.

How to Train Like a Bad Ass

Back pain got you hobbled up in the corner of the gym? Dust off your manhood and read this article.

Pushing the Limits: A Pain Roundtable

Push past the pain barrier to test your mettle. Dan John, Martin Rooney, Craig Weller, and Dan Twight show you how.

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - 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 1 - Shoulders - Saturday

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 - Saturday

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 4 - Chest - Saturday

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

Bad Fruits, Evil Veggies

More bad news about what you're putting in your mouth. Don't worry, you can fix the problem. Here's how.

How to Break Bench Records

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

Iron Evolution – Phase 3

Powerlifting's prodigal son returns bigger and stronger to bending bars, busting PR's, and tearing pecs.

The Mirror Hypothesis

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

The Confidence Switch

How to develop hardcore confidence, in the gym and out.