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7 Nutritional Strategies for Strategic Overreaching

Everyone's terrified of overtraining, but controlled overreaching can be a powerful tool to make astonishing progress. Here's how to make it happen.

A New Way to Eat - Part 2

Stop being obsessive and neurotic about food. Part of your diet should be strict, but part of it really doesn’t matter. Here’s why.

The Definition of an Expert

Everybody is an expert today… except they’re really not. Here’s how to separate the experts from the fakers.

Get Your Mind Right!

Your brain determines your success as much as your muscles. Here's how to make sure that blob of gray matter doesn't get the best of you.

A Letter to My Younger Self

What Jim Wendler would say to his teenaged self about training, conditioning, and life could be exactly what you need to hear right now.

Powerful Reasons to Use a Workout Log

The secret to long-term gains isn't a special exercise or magic supplement, and it costs less than five bucks a year.

Scorch Muscle With the Dubreuil Effect

It’s a plan only for true muscle masochists. It was first proposed in Iron Man magazine in 1976. We know why it didn't get popular – it hurt too much.

More 3rd World Workouts

You don't need fancy equipment to stay fit or get stronger. Even in the most dire circumstances. Check this out.

Time to Up Your Pull-Ups

You need to be able to do multiple pull-ups with your own body weight. Not there yet? This should help.

5 Surefire Steps to Setting Goals

Here's a fast and effective way to get on the path to success.

The Cardio Manifesto

Everyone hates cardio. Here's how to choose the right type, intensity, frequency, and duration to get into prize-worthy condition.

Winning the IT Band War

If you really care about your lifespan as a lifter, you should pay a bit more attention to your IT band.

Your Brain is Rancid

Your brain can rot like that half-eaten Pizza you found under your X-Box. Here's how to prevent it.

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Friday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Monday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 3 - Legs - Monday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 3 - Legs - Wednesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 4 - Chest - Wednesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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6 Weeks to Superhero - Overhead Complex

I've tried every way known to man to quickly pack on muscle while getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.

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6 Weeks to Superhero - Deadlift Complex

I've tried every way known to man to quickly pack on muscle while getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.

Dave vs. Dog: The Throwdown

Two certified bad asses training hard. 'Nuf said.

The Mirror Hypothesis

We lifters love the mirror, but are we better off without it? You decide.

Cool Diagnostic Tests

A body that's out of balance is an injury waiting to happen. Here are some diagnostic tests (and remedies) that even the guy who hates diagnostic tests will love.

The Size Pyramid: Break All the Training Rules

A unique size-building program that shows us that sometimes, doing what is wrong will get you to the top.