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Reaching Your Potential in the Big 3

Everybody wants to add more wheels to their squat, bench, and deadlift. But sometimes it's the little things that trip us up. Give this a read and start hitting some PR's.

Exercises You've Never Tried: Beach Body Edition

Think the only exercises that matter are the trendy ones? Wrong. Do the uncommon things to get uncommon results. Then get ready to sport some skin.

Heart Rate Variability Training

Go heavy or go home is a good rule of thumb, but wouldn't it be helpful to know if you should skip the workout before you got to the gym? Here's how.

7 Principles of Exercise Selection

If you're not as strong or as jacked as you want to be, there's probably a very simple reason for it: You're doing the wrong exercises. Check this out.

Radical Methods of Injury Rehabilitation

Forget everything your gym teacher taught you about rehabbing an injury. Here are some controversial approaches to healing fast, starting from the bottom up.

Don't Let Sickness Derail Your Progress

What to do when the cold and flu hits and, more importantly, how to prevent illness to begin with.

The Nutritional Dr. House: Case 1

Bodybuilding's Dr. House applies his nutritional knowledge and insight to cure a lifter who's lost his will to lift.

Cleans and Snatches Made Easier

You don’t have to be an Olympian to do these. If you want to burn fat, increase power, and gain athleticism, master these lifts.

Half-Pulls – Not Half-Assed

Here's a partial-range pulling program that will get your full deadlifts moving in the right direction.

Gruesome Tales from the Garage

Horrible setbacks can happen when you're pursuing strength. Are these stories horrific, or are they inspiring?

Deep Meal-Frequency Thoughts

What does the science really say about eating 6-8 times per day? Read this and find out.

The Contreras Files: Volume I

Glute activation, hip hinging, bench pressing, and why sometimes you should train like someone is going to shoot your family.

Get That Squat Up!

Leg presses and extensions will build the legs, but if you want to be a masterful squatter you need to get under the bar. Follow this plan.

5 Simple Tips for Bigger Tugs

Cool ways to drive up your deadlift numbers, fast.

9 Random Training Tips

Stop neglecting upper back work, lunge better, and get mobile. It’s time to ramp up your training.

Texas Hold 'em Autoregulation

Know when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em. Here's how to figure out when you need to pull back before you gamble your gains away.

The Fat Loss Hierarchy

Designing your own diet to get you healthy and lean is as easy as counting from one to eight. Here’s how.

5 Surefire Steps to Setting Goals

Here's a fast and effective way to get on the path to success.

Olympic Lifts and Dumbbells

You often need specialized equipment to do the Olympic lifts, but that's not the case with these dumbbell variations.

Weekend Training for the Busy Guy

Here's a basic, balls-out program that works around the busy guy’s life.

3 Simple Fat Loss Fixes

Having trouble leaning out? Try the Shake Diet, the 100-Gram Carb Cure, or the 3X Diet. Here’s some info on each.

Choices

What every lifter should know about personal responsibility, the greatest factor for success, and the benefits of adversity.

Fat Loss Nutrition

To lose body fat, sometimes you have to throw conventional thinking out the window and do what's counterintuitive. Check this out

Breaking Down the Pistol Squat

It's tough, but not impossible. Here's a step-by-step lesson that'll get you pistol squatting in no time.