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Stretching doesn't affect DOMS; hex bar deadlifts are just as good as power lifts; full ROM is better; work that neck; and more research (much of it not-yet published) from the files of Bret Contreras.

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Radical Methods of Injury Rehabilitation

Forget everything your gym teacher taught you about rehabbing an injury. Here are some controversial approaches to healing fast, starting from the bottom up.

The Nutritional Dr. House: Case 1

Bodybuilding's Dr. House applies his nutritional knowledge and insight to cure a lifter who's lost his will to lift.

Make Your Routine Less Routine

Variety doesn't have to mean replacing the basics with Bosu balls and Zumba classes. Try this to shake things up.

Iron Evolution – Phase 7

When Dave Tate retired from powerlifting, he was a physical wreck. So he took matters into his own hands and came up with an unorthodox cure.

5 Simple Tips for Bigger Tugs

Cool ways to drive up your deadlift numbers, fast.

Flax Oil vs. Fish Oil

Which one is best for you? You may be surprised.

9 Random Training Tips

Stop neglecting upper back work, lunge better, and get mobile. It’s time to ramp up your training.

How to Build Any Muscle Group

The 30-Rep Method, 5 Minutes of Hell, the boxer drill, and more scientific but outside-the-box thinking from one of weightlifting's revolutionaries.

Step-by-Step Approach to Coming Back From An Injury

Injuries are as much a part of the iron game as plates, dumbbells, and chalk. Here’s what to do when it happens.

Max Strength, Minimal Equipment

Here's a Westside-influenced strength-building program to make you maximally strong while using minimal toys.

Surprising Reasons Why You're Tight and Weak

Do your tight muscles need more stretching or just better stretches? Find out here.

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.

Muscle Dysmorphia and Male Body Image

Is the compulsion to get bigger and leaner a disorder? Here’s the real story.

Choices

What every lifter should know about personal responsibility, the greatest factor for success, and the benefits of adversity.

Modifying the Big Lifts

Get more out of the squat, deadlift, and overhead press. Know your limitations and overcome them. Here’s how.

4 Sure-Fire Ways To Kill Progress

Not sure why you’re still not jacked? Here’s your answer… and how to fight it.

The Volume Ladder Smart Bomb

Muscle growth must be forced. If this cousin to German Volume Training doesn’t help you pack on size, take up jogging.

CAT, Plyo, and Board Presses

Compensatory acceleration, plyometrics, and board presses. Here’s how to use these tools for explosive bench pressing.

Iron Evolution – Phase 5

A step-by-step approach to setting new PRs in the squat, bench, and deadlift.

Overrated Muscle-Builders and Superior Alternatives

The best exercises for building muscle aren't always the most popular ones. Here are a few effective, yet underrated, moves for legs, arms, and chest.

The New Rules of Strength Training

The strength training industry has been like the Wild West for too long. Here are rules that bring method to the madness.

How to Purchase Indigo-3G™

A lot more people want to purchase and continue purchasing Indigo-3G™ than we can supply, so here's the plan...

Corrective Complexes

Short but sweet corrective complexes that give method to the mobility madness.

Samurai Tweaks to Eating Plans

The Samurai warrior offers common-sense tweaks to many popular eating strategies. Check ‘em out.