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Rack Hip Thrusts

Hips thrusts are ridiculous looking and uncomfortable. But they're also highly effective. Here's a better way to do them.

Heavy Ab Training

Being lean isn't enough. You must choose the right kind of training and go heavy for hypertrophied, punch-proof abs.

7 Movements For Mass

To build strength and mass, you need a steady diet of variations of these basic, heavy exercises.

The Novelty Workout

While variety is good – even necessary – too much of it derails your progress. Here’s what you need to know.

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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    Make long-term progress in the gym while maintaining long-term sanity. Here’s how.

    Train Like A Man 9

    You have 20 minutes to complete the five events of the Mantathlon. Can you do it?

    7 More Tweaks To Make Your Exercises More Evil

    They're still your favorite exercises, just tweaked a bit to make them that much more painful - and productive.

    5 More Hacks To Reinvigorate Your Training

    Five methods to satisfy your need for training variety, including "going nuts on the last set," "reward sets," and "rolling the dice."

    5 Holiday Diet Tips That Don't Suck

    Yes, have some awesome meals on holidays. Have several! Just use these smart eating strategies.

    Awaken the Glute Monster!

    From sports performance to looking good in a pair of jeans, the glutes are important. Here’s how to wake them up and get them working for you.

    Extended Sets for Size and Strength

    A classic tool ripped straight from page one of the Old School Training Bible for serious gains in size and strength.

    The Variable Recovery Training System

    A great training program that blends a little old school with a little new school. It's a little complicated, so put on your wee little thinking caps.

    Iron Evolution: Reflections – Part 1

    The next phase in Dave's iron evolution is helping others, and he's starting with you.

    Becoming A Personal Trainer

    Have the recent economic woes led you to consider becoming a personal trainer? You should read this first.

    My Favorite Exercises: Muscle by Muscle

    Not all exercises are created equal. Fact is, some just get the job done better than others. Here are one coach's favorites for each body part.

    8 Reasons People Do Dumb Things

    Some people make really dumb decisions about fitness. Do you? See the list.

    Commercial Gym Power

    What do you do if you want to perform Olympic weightlifting at your gym but it's not possible or it's against the rules?

    "Glue" Exercises Gone Wrong

    You've no business searching for the latest gimmicky exercise if you're butchering basics like seated rows and push-ups.

    The High Performance Training Matrix

    Train for size and a good physique might follow. Train for performance and a jacked physique WILL follow. Here’s the plan.

    6 Primo Pressing Permutations

    Do your boring upper body workouts need spicing up? Check out these 6 new exercises.

    7 Squat Tips from Coach Nick

    Best squat stance, high-bar versus low-bar, contrast training, 7/4/7 squats, and much more from Nick T.

    Iron Evolution – Phase 9

    Thirty years of iron work ends at the top of the mountain - with the Mountain Dog.

    Timed Arm Blast

    Forget about counting reps! Do your biceps and triceps sets for time instead!