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Real Core Training: Offset Loading

How adding more weight to one side of the body can help you smash even the most stubborn plateaus.

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.

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.

Smash 3 PRs in One Month

Train the assistance lifts more like the big three and watch your personal records fall like dominoes. Here's the full plan.

20 Reps with a 10 Rep Max

Build muscle and shed fat in 20 minutes with this new rest-pause workout... if you don't pass out first.

Best Grips for Faster Gains

Don't just grip it and rip it. The right hand position can help you build muscle and strength. Here’s what you need to know.

The Novelty Workout

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

Screw Exercise Variation!

How important is exercise variation really? According to this coach, not very. Check out his reasoning.

Not Your Average BS Core Training: The Sequel

Nine vicious exercises that’ll build your core without boring you to death.

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  • Fascinating Facts About Sleep

    When you go to sleep, some pretty amazing things start to happen. You may be surprised.

    Deadstop Training Revisited

    If you're searching for a way to smash a strength plateau in a hurry, try deadstop training. Here’s how to do it.

    6 Ways to be Like an Iron Yoda

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

    You're Hurt - You're Not Dead

    Injured? That doesn't mean your workouts should consist of channel surfing. Here are some great heavy-weight exercises you can still do.

    Best Ways to Audit Your Program

    All training programs should have a simple audit. It’s time to look under the hood and see what’s missing.

    In Search of the Perfect Rep

    Tips on getting the most out of the deadlift, pull-up, and bent-over row.

    7 More Tweaks To Make Your Exercises More Evil

    They're still your favorite exercises, just tweaked a bit to make them that much more painful - and productive.

    Learn Only 1 Lesson in 2013

    Nate Miyaki says to forget the resolutions, forget the endless string of magical diet and training tips; all you need to do is learn one simple lesson.

    2012 in Review

    Forget the crappy "things I learned" lists being spammed at you on Facebook. Here are some real lessons to help you.

    Foam Rollers Are For Wimps!

    All hail a smarter, more effective, more efficient, and decidedly manlier approach to corrective exercise.

    8 More Random Thoughts and Training Tips

    Forged from the fires of Mount Randomness come 8 tips to help you get bigger, stronger, leaner, and healthier.

    Opening Up The Fat Loss Playbook

    If dieting was an NFL team, this is the playbook you'd use to win the big fat-loss game. Check it out.

    Tough or Reasonable?

    Which are better, tough diets and tough workouts or reasonable diets and reasonable workouts? Maybe you need to mix and match a little.

    Iron Evolution: Reflections – Part 2

    Dave Tate talks about injuries, nutrition, technique, peri-workout nutrition, and in general, busting your balls in the gym.

    Becoming A Personal Trainer

    Have the recent economic woes led you to consider becoming a personal trainer? You should read this first.