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The Daily Squat Cure

A single "squat day" isn't going to cut it anymore. Bring up your Olympic lifts by starting every workout with squats. Here’s how.

5-4-3-2-1 Shoulder Workout

A shoulder workout that uses unique movements based on almost every conceivable training stimulus.

Carbohydrate Customized Diet

Why drop your carbs crazy low if you don't have to? If your insulin sensitivity is good, and it probably is, you can eat more carbs than you think.

Adversity Makes Us Stronger

Like it or not, the truth is that successful people just work harder than less successful people. So drop the excuses, stop blaming others, and get to work. Here’s some motivation.

Pull the Hypertrophy Trigger

Wild, neuro-science based methods to recruit and fatigue the maximum number of motor units with each exercise.

The Motivation Secret

When you've got the right goals in your training (and life), all the little things take care of themselves.

Fasting: Sound Science, Behavioral BS

While intermittent fasting has some benefits, it can easily lead to muscle loss, fat gain, and even disordered eating. Here’s what gurus won’t tell you.

Identify Weak Points and Destroy Them

To reach your training goals, you first have to identify the "kingpins" that are holding you back, then remove them.

Fear is Good

Fear is the single best predictor of weightlifting success - not the absence of fear, but actually experiencing it.

9 Tricks for Consistent Workouts

Building a better body requires commitment and consistency. Here's how to never miss a workout.

Vision Quest

The more challenging the situation we overcome, the greater our stature. The demon you swallow gives you its power. Eat up.

Turning Pro: 7 Mind Hacks

An amateur has amateur habits, while a professional has professional habits. Which category describes you?

The Return of Direct Arm Training

You don’t need direct arm training, just the big basic exercises, right? That’s what some say. Here’s why they’re wrong.

Scratch List Training

Structured strength programs are awesome, but sometimes it's best to just chip-away at training items you need to do. Here’s how to do it.

Are You Tough?

The first step to achieving your goal is to stop acting like a self-entitled sissy and get tough. This will put things into perspective for you.

5 Training Rules You Must Obey

We all make mistakes, but here are 5 things you better be getting right if you want to build muscle and get strong.

The Effort Factor

is is a piece of the puzzle that most people think they have, but really don't. It's true in the gym and it's true in the rest of your life.

Bad Form Builds Muscle

Is there a case for less than perfect form? Yes. Here’s why.

5 Tips From The Trenches

In-the-trenches coach Ben Bruno talks fat-grip work, recognizing training bias, and the power of the Dead-Squat Bar.

2 Big Mistakes

Lifting that's effective becomes lifting that's enjoyable. Make it so with this crucial advice.

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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  • Does Everyone Need to Squat (Deep)?

    You gotta' squat butt-to-calves, right? Or is it butt-to-floor? Thighs-to- parallel? The answer is... it depends.

    Train Like A Man 7

    Some exercises should go extinct. They do nothing for your strength, health, or hypertrophy. Here's what should take their place.

    Iron Evolution: Reflections – Part 2

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