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John Meadows Got Shredded by "Accident"

The story of how John stood on stage far heavier, far more muscular, and far more shredded than he's ever been.

Dangerous Exercises

Are the four exercises listed here worth the risk? See for yourself.

8 Tips From an 800-Pound Bencher

The soft-pause technique, extended ROM presses, the induction method, and other tips from a monster bench presser. Check ‘em out.

8 More Random Thoughts and Training Tips

Forged from the fires of Mount Randomness come 8 tips to help you get bigger, stronger, leaner, and healthier.

20 Almost Laws of Strength Training

There are things you absolutely must do to get big and strong. And then there's the stuff that didn't quite make the cut.

Your Diet Isn't Building Any Muscle

Your uber-healthy or trendy diet couldn't pack pounds on a Pomeranian. Here's why.

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.

Train Like A Man 6

How to wake up those glutes and train them like a man.

27 More Nutrition Facts

Here are 27 facts to either reinforce or to bring into doubt your current nutritional practices. Read, learn, adjust, and conquer.

Turbocharging Digestion

Fixing stomach problems, plus a new look at an old super food that everyone should be eating.

Iron Evolution – Phase 9

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

Hard Ab Training

A quick and dirty old-school routine you can do in 6 to 10 minutes.

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  • A Letter to My Younger Self

    What Jim Wendler would say to his teenaged self about training, conditioning, and life could be exactly what you need to hear right now.

    8 Tips to Give Your Program More Pull

    Train your back like it's your job. Undo the damage from chronic sitting and limit the consequences of too much benching. Here's what to do.

    Why You Need More Strength

    Speed training or maximal training? What's the difference and why is knowing the difference important?

    Magnificent Magnesium

    Most lifters are deficient in magnesium, and that’s affecting their ability to build muscle and lose fat. Here’s why and how to fix it.

    Diet Planning for the Hardgainer

    Terrific remedies for the chronically slim, including info on calorie intake and macronutrient intake, along with little-known strategies for packing on meat.

    3 Fixes for Weak Body Parts

    Give these training strategies a try to quickly fix your lagging muscle groups.

    The First Sexy Posture Article

    A few postural checks, balances, and adjustments can have you looking a whole lot sexier in just a few minutes.

    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...

    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.

    Pushing the Limits: A Pain Roundtable

    Push past the pain barrier to test your mettle. Dan John, Martin Rooney, Craig Weller, and Dan Twight show you how.

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    I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Wednesday

    Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

    Blood and Chalk 10

    The Hellraiser returns to talk speed training, assistance work, chin-ups, and building a home gym that screams "Awesome."