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Deadlifting for Strongman

How some of the most powerful, explosive men on the planet train for the king of powerlifting exercises.

Fiber Made Simple

Many bodybuilders don't give ingesting fiber or taking a dump a second thought. Here's why you should!

13,064 Pull-Ups in 5 Months

What happens when an old-school training staple meets an insane high-frequency approach? Awesome things. Check it out.

Breaking Down the Single Leg Squat

Can you really build muscle and strength with one-legged squats? You bet you can. Here’s how.

Respect The Iron Way

Use the iron to cut through the chaos of life. Here's the deal.

Optimal Frequency and Intensity of Training

How often should you train a lift? Good question. Here's a simple way to determine your ideal frequency.

To Crunch or Not to Crunch

Experts say crunches are worthless and bad for the back. Are they right? Here’s the real science.

The Cardio Manifesto

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

5 Drills That Are Better Than the Prowler

You say you can't afford a Prowler? Not to worry; there are several low-tech alternatives you can use that might even be better than the Prowler.

Take Your Pull-Ups to the Next Level

Pull ups are the king of upper body exercises. Here are 5 ways to jack-up your performance to levels befitting royalty.

Much Ado About Deadlifting

Don't overcomplicate it. Fix your weak points and perfect your form so that you can pull heavy barbells off the ground. Here's what to do.

Metabolic Flexibility

Are you programmed to be lean and muscular? Here's how to find out where you stand, and what you can do about it.

Big Bench Program for Strength and Size

The basics of benching, the fine points, and a solid 16-week program. Get it all here.

CAT, Plyo, and Board Presses

Compensatory acceleration, plyometrics, and board presses. Here’s how to use these tools for explosive bench pressing.

Iron Evolution – Phase 5

A step-by-step approach to setting new PRs in the squat, bench, and deadlift.

Prilepin's Table for Hypertrophy

Rethinking a classic strength training paradigm so that it results in massive hypertrophy gains.

Get It Right: The Deadlift

You can't really improve your deadlift unless you really know what happens when you pull serious weight. Here’s your guide.

4 Reasons You're Not Lean

Believe it or not, only one of these is about your crappy diet. Check out all the tips here.

Overrated Muscle-Builders and Superior Alternatives

The best exercises for building muscle aren't always the most popular ones. Here are a few effective, yet underrated, moves for legs, arms, and chest.

The New Rules of Strength Training

The strength training industry has been like the Wild West for too long. Here are rules that bring method to the madness.

How to Purchase Indigo-3G™

A lot more people want to purchase and continue purchasing Indigo-3G™ than we can supply, so here's the plan...

The Glute-Ham Raise from A to Z

Did your lame gym finally get a GHR? Good! Here’s how to use it.

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.

Eat Like a Warrior King

Enter the No-Tofu Zone! Real nutrition advice for iron athletes.