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Brutal Trisets for Sluggish Muscle Groups

The way we see it, there are two types of lifters: those who like trisets, and wusses. Here's an article for the former.

Pull-Up Strength: The Missing Link

All the pull-up routines in the world won't help you get more reps or build bigger muscles if you’re missing this important factor.

Favorite Supersets

Supersets can help you gain more muscle in less time, but only if you know how to pair the perfect exercises.

Your Training Split Sucks!

Three experts give you three training splits guaranteed to pack on muscle.

Blood and Chalk 5

Jim Wendler returns to talk assistance exercises, peaking for meets, and why losing your lunch sprinting up a hill is a good thing.

Are You Inflamed?

Inflammation helps protect the body... and then it kills you. Mike Russell shows you how to smash it before it smashes your goals.

The Strongest Gym on the Planet

Would you have the balls to train at a gym where screaming in pain and puking are everyday occurrences?

The 2 Most Anabolic Hours of The Day

Want gains? Fuel, protect, and reload muscle immediately prior to, during, and immediately after training. Here’s how.

The Tao of Boyle

38 years of under-the-bar experience, the best exercises, and why back squats still suck.

Introducing High Volume Tier Training

Increase strength, decrease fat, and improve conditioning-at the same time? Sound like guru voodoo? Well, then keep reading...

The Dirty Dozen: 12 Tips for Heavier Pulls

Nothing gets you more jacked (mentally and physically) than pulling eight plates or more off the ground.

The Problem with Hypertrophy Programs

The venerable one dishes out an intriguing prescription for adding intensity to standard hypertrophy programs.

Blast: Metabolic Interval Training

Call it whatever you want: circuit training, interval training, whatever. Two things are certain: 1. It ain't for wimps. 2. It'll rip the fat off you.

The Body Shop 4

Send us your half-naked pics and we'll evaluate your body. It's not as weird as it sounds.

Blood and Chalk 4

The Devil's Advocate returns to talk overhead presses, cable pull throughs, finishers, pin presses, and why those dudes winning Super Bowl rings look the way they do.

Bigger, Stronger Arms: The Poliquin Way

An in-depth look at strength coach Charles Poliquin's new arm training book.

6 Dirty Tricks

Training tricks to help you lift more weight and perform better. Check ‘em out.

The Truth About Adrenal Fatigue

A lot of lifters worry about adrenal fatigue, yet some experts say it’s not even a real thing. Here’s the real science.

What I Learned in 2009

Cressey's 2009 lessons-learned include the perfect sleep schedule, why shoes suck, and why you may want to stay away from hyper-mobile chicks.

Unconventional Workout - Triceps

Give your triceps training a much-needed shake-up and start hammering out some horseshoes!

Tag Team: Tate and Wendler

What do you do when you have two loud, smart, Elite bad-boys on the phone? You shut the hell up and listen.

Food Nazi: Nuts to You

Harness the metabolic power of real food to build muscle, lose fat, and live damn-near forever.

The Tao of Dr. Clay Hyght

The good doctor teaches us some new exercises, defends the sport of bodybuilding, and even mentions the Dalai Lama. Intrigued? So were we.

Two Kinds of Squats You're Not Doing

The reason you're not doing one of these squats is because it's hard. The reason you're not doing the other is because you probably never thought about it. Check it out.