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5/3/1 Reloaded

Jim Wendler answers all your questions about his proven 5/3/1 training system. Check it out.

A Monstrous Back: The Mountain Dog Way

Does your physique disappear from behind? Coach Meadows says you need a healthy dose of the two P's: perseverance, and pain tolerance.

More Quick Fixes for Problem Muscles

Build your scrawny looking delts, weak upper chest, and nearly nonexistent serratus. Here’s how.

Strongman Training Made Practical

You don't need five massive friends and a garage full of strongman equipment to push past your limits – just some heavy duty "intestinal fortitude."

The Hypertrophy Specialist

An eye-opening interview with researcher and scientist Brad Schoenfeld, PhD. Check it out.

Band of Meatheads

Want to be more and do more? You'll get there faster with friends than you would by going at it alone. Here’s why community is essential in training.

The 7 Principles of NFL Athleticism

Motivational lessons learned from the gridiron can help supercharge your training.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 1

What every lifter and athlete can learn from samurai philosophy.

Morphing From Blobby Bodybuilder to Bad Ass

After getting bored of bodybuilding, one lifter transitioned into a highly-conditioned athlete. Here’s what he learned along the way.

Nutritional Leverage: Dieting Edition

Ketogenic diets, cheat meals, fat loss plateaus, and blowing your diet straight to hell. Isn't this fat loss thing supposed to be simple?

11 Myths of Warrior Training

Martin Rooney wants to change how you think about MMA training. Check out his insights here.

Does Your "Fat Math" Add Up?

Fat is back on the menu, but the amount and kind you eat matters. Fix your health and improve your body comp. Get your fat facts straightened out here.

The Best Damn Cardio Article - Period

A small amount of cardio is okay if you enjoy it, but it's really not necessary for fat loss. Here’s a better way.

Cure for Cowardly Calves

Mr. Efficient Exercise guy tells us that the research doesn't tell us jack about calf training. Here's the right way to do it.

How Weight Training Saved My Life

Our coaches and experts tell inspirational stories about how iron saved their lives.

Enormous and Strong Legs: The Mountain Dog Way

Most lifters are lacking in the leg department. Why? Because the type of training you have to do for leg growth is brutal. Here’s how to get it done.

9 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Bodybuilding

The absolute fastest route to bodybuilding success? Avoid the major progress-killing mistakes your predecessors made. system.

The More You Lift, the Worse You Look?

One of the ironies of bodybuilding is that the more some people work out, the worse they look. Whatever happened to grace, elegance, esthetics, and functionality?

Excelling at the Big Lifts

Becoming a better, stronger lifter takes years of practice, but you can speed up the process by remembering a few simple cues.

7 Ab Exercises That Actually Work

Newsflash: Chances are, your "cutting edge" core-training program is a joke! Here's a logical way to a midsection that gets noticed.

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  • 12 Steps to Kick Ass Hamstrings

    Twelve ways to bring up your hamstrings to help you dominate the big lifts.

    10 Forgotten Muscle Building Foods

    If you're eating nothing but chicken and broccoli all week, read this. Your muscles and your sanity will thank you.

    Leg Press vs. Squat: The Final Chapter

    It's a battle practically as old as bodybuilding, but the exercise efficiency guy settles the argument once and for all.

    What's Your Weak Link?

    Train these often-neglected muscle groups and watch your bench, squat, press and deadlift skyrocket.