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Seven bad benching habits that keep you weak, and how to get rid of them.

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4 Ways to Ramp Up Your Workout

Stagnation is unacceptable. Revive your workouts and watch your muscle mass increase while your body fat decreases.

Mythbusters 1

The first installment of our new series demolishes old ideas about getting bigger and stronger, addressing imbalances, and preventing injuries.

Is Sport-Specific Training a Myth?

Coach Mike explains why the exercises an athlete doesn't perform can have the biggest impact on his success in a training program.

4 Hot Topics from The Beast

Christian tackles the myth of overtraining, why gymnasts and Olympic lifters look the way they do, and how growth occurs in spurts.

Complete Core Training

An ab training article for people who do more than take mirror selfies.

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  • Return of the Warrior Nerd

    Dr. Lowery comes out swinging against the high priests of high-carb diets and defends the honor of protein-loving meatheads.

    Lifts I Never Did, Used to Do, or Just Started Doing Again

    A veteran strength coach riffs on deadlifts, squats, rollouts, and why he'd rather not have to explain why his athletes get so many strange bruises.

    An Interview with Dave Tate

    The powerlifter and entrepreneur talks about bodybuilding, success, injuries, and what we can learn from kindergartners.

    8 More Power Foods

    Hope you didn't go food shopping yet, because you're about to make big-time changes to your grocery list.

    Seven Keys to a Successful Body Transformation

    There are lots of ways to go from lumpy to lean, or skinny to studly, but all muscle makeovers have these common traits.

    What I Learned in 2008

    Cressey's 2008 lessons-learned include how to stay lean without really trying, loving the goniometer, how alcohol kills soft tissue quality, and lots more.

    Question of Nutrition 5

    What do belly measurements really tell you? How much water should you drink? Those answers and much more here.

    Overload Your Delts for Explosive Growth

    Overload is the training stress the body must adapt to. It’s the driving force of muscle growth. Get it in your training to make gains.

    The Right Way to Stretch the Pecs

    Stretches to ensure chest/shoulder stability, health, AND performance. Check ‘em out.

    Question of Strength 48

    Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

    Facts, Fallacies of Corrective Exercise

    Doing squats on Bosu balls isn't functional. Neither is a lot of stuff you see people doing in the gym.

    The Black Prince

    The Black Prince talks about drugs, training, nutrition, and how bodybuilding lost the luster of its Golden Age.

    My 8 "Ah-Ha!" Moments

    Chris Shugart lists the 8 realizations that changed everything for him, physique-wise.

    More New Techniques You've Never Tried

    Dan's secret weight loss stack, a new five-toed rehab tool, and a novel, one-rep-at-a-time method for hypertrophy.

    Question of Nutrition 4

    Does diet soda make you fat? Is chia better than flax? Will tuna make your mercury rise? Dr. Bowden has the answers.

    Get Huge in a Hurry

    Proven, effective size training advice that’s a lot different than what you normally hear. Check it out.

    Stopwatch Fat Loss and Double Trouble for Your Back

    Nutritional tips for those who roll their eyes at the thought of counting, measuring, or recording anything, plus a cool new back exercise.

    The American Dream, on Steroids

    Director Chris Bell talks about Bigger Stronger Faster, the documentary that dares to ask why we condemn steroids while celebrating the accomplishments of those who use them.

    Question of Strength 47

    Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.