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Tip: Stop Shoulder Injuries with Spiral Loading

Here's how to prevent wrecked shoulders by getting your setup right.

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Mark Dugdale "I Go to War!" Video

Check out Mark Dugdale in the new Biotest commercial, and let us know what you think.

3 Ways to Power Up Your Glutes

Build superhero legs and glutes by combining three powerful cues while squatting or deadlifting.

9 Training Concepts That Suck

Bodybuilding and strength training have hundreds of rules you need to follow to make progress. Trouble is, many of them suck. Break them.

Maybe All You Need Is Lifting

Warm-ups, mobility work, stretching, foam rolling, conditioning... do you even lift, bro? And do you really need all that stuff?

Mobility Drills and Foam Rollers Suck

Ok, they don’t totally suck, but there are other ways to improve stability and range of motion. All you need is a bar and a dip belt. Check this out.

How To Build A Tight, Rock-Hard Waist

Shrink your waist, maximize strength, and crush the big lifts with these core training techniques.

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  • Micro-Mod Sets For Mass

    If you slightly change your grip or your stance on every rep or two, you recruit a far greater number of motor units.

    Skinny Kid to Pro Bodybuilder: Amit Sapir

    Born in Israel but he was raised on T Nation, Amit Sapir has gone from knowledge-hungry teenager to IFBB pro bodybuilder.

    The Specificity/Variability Paradox

    To achieve a goal, you must train specifically for the task. But without variation you'll fizzle. Here's how to fix that problem.

    Manual Resistance Flyes for a Massive Chest

    Regular dumbbell flyes can cause pec or biceps tears. For thicker pecs, try this smart variation on for size.

    4 Tough Workout Challenges

    Structured routines are best, but sometimes you need to give yourself a challenge to see what you're made of. Give these a shot.

    Exercise Stacking for Fast Gains

    Here's how to combine two or more similar exercises in sequence to save time and maximize strength and hypertrophy.

    6 Exercises For Stress-Free Gains

    You need more volume to get big, but too much volume can mess you up. Here are 6 great movements that won't trash your CNS.

    Dynamic Drop Sets For Size

    Drop sets are as old as the barbell but they work. Here's a new and brutal way to perform this classic technique.

    The 2 Minute Injury Fix

    Compression wrapping is an inexpensive way to treat those troublesome knees, wrists, and elbows. Here's how to do it.

    7 Hard Truths About Lifting

    Here are seven training tenets that have worked for over 30 years. Have you adopted them all?

    The Hub and Spoke Method

    A new way to organize your workouts to quickly boost a lagging lift or stubborn muscle group.

    5 Tips From The Trenches

    In-the-trenches coach Ben Bruno talks fat-grip work, recognizing training bias, and the power of the Dead-Squat Bar.

    The Novelty Workout

    While variety is good – even necessary – too much of it derails your progress. Here’s what you need to know.

    Improve Your Pull Instantly

    One simple but highly effective deadlifting tip that you probably haven't tried before.

    3 Questions For Better Workouts

    Ask yourself these three important questions and you’ll be able to choose better workouts for your goals.

    6 Ways to be Like an Iron Yoda

    Make long-term progress in the gym while maintaining long-term sanity. Here’s how.

    5 Knocks to the Weightlifting Head

    A handful of ideas about lifting, food, and even life that will make you think. (Don’t be scared.)