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Shut Up and Get Strong

Want to lose fat? Get strong. Want to build muscle? Get strong. Want to be a better athlete? Get strong. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: Change Your Rep Ranges for Size & Strength

There are better set/rep schemes out there than 3x10, especially if gains have stalled. Check these out.

Tip: Stop Icing Your Injuries

Turns out, icing your injuries doesn't help and may even hinder the healing process. Luckily, there are better methods. Read this.

The Real Judgement-Free Zone

Planet Fitness isn't judgement free. And neither are you if your staunch beliefs about training hold you back from making progress. Here's why.

Flexible Training For Faster Gains

Advanced lifters don't just follow training programs blindly. They know when to push and when to back off. Here's how to become one of them.

The Ugly Truth About Ketogenic Diets

You've heard the hype about ketogenic diets, but do you know how it really affects performance and muscle? Find out here.

Less Posting, More Progress

Are you trying to make progress or get attention? There is a difference and you need to know it.

Why Training Stops Working and How to Fix It

Have you become nonresponsive to lifting? It can happen. Here's how to cure the problem and get your body responding again.

Stop Worrying About Being Too Big

For athletes, big muscles are never the problem. Excess body fat is.

No More Training Cults

Stop looking for a fitness cult to join. Start thinking for yourself.

Why We Lift

They say you can't chase two rabbits. But don't let the metaphors fool you. It's absolutely possible to achieve more than one objective under the iron.

6 Reasons Why You're Always Hurt

Injuries occur with any challenging form of training, but you don't have to invite them by making these six common mistakes.

Fix Your Knees, Get Bigger & Stronger

A "knee" article that covers box squats, American deadlifts, stretching too much, and avoiding mobility drills.

Mental Strategies for Getting Results

Stop standing in your own way. These psychological tricks will help you reach your performance and physique goals.

Only Wimps Avoid Single-Leg Work

Single-leg exercises can be tougher than standard squats and deadlifts. Disagree? Then you're either a wimp or ignorant.

10 Ways to Keep Building Muscle

Sooner or later, gains slow down. But they don't have to. Here's how to keep getting stronger, bigger, and better looking.

Lessons from Football

Grinders win, greatness is planned, and your attitude determines everything. Works in the NFL and it'll work for 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.

14 Tips For a Successful Year

Fourteen training, programming, and diet tips to make this your best year yet.

Louie Simmons on Explosive Lockouts

A lack of explosiveness has killed many a deadlift at lockout, and no one knows how to fix it like Louie Simmons.

Insights & Alpha Male

Your hormone levels can take a hit from sports or hard training in general, but supplementation can fix that.

Embrace the Suck

If you never find yourself in the suck, then you aren't trying hard enough to accomplish anything. Every worthwhile goal is found on the other side of the suck. And there's only one way to reach it: get mad, dig deep, and fight.

Exercise Stacking for Fast Gains

Here's how to combine two or more similar exercises in sequence to save time and maximize strength and hypertrophy.

Real Core Training: Offset Loading

How adding more weight to one side of the body can help you smash even the most stubborn plateaus.