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

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Lessons from The Dead Zone: The Bench

The dead zone is when injuries and frustrations mount. It can last a decade, but getting through it may be what gives you the biggest gains of your life. Here’s what to do.

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.

No to Squats and Barbell Rowing?

It's not about being anti-squatting or anti-barbell rowing, it's about being pro-logic. Let your needs and goals dictate your exercise choices.

The Virtual Squat Seminar

Everything you need to know about squatting heavy, from stance to hand position. Check it out.

Your Diet Isn't Building Any Muscle

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

Tough or Reasonable?

Which are better, tough diets and tough workouts or reasonable diets and reasonable workouts? Maybe you need to mix and match a little.

The HRV Roundtable

Strength coaches and researchers offer the most effective ways to use Heart Rate Variability to get better results from your training.

Managing Training Stress

Here are a couple of simple but telling biofeedback tests to let you how well you're managing the stress imposed by training.

The Belief Effect

Knowledge is power, but knowledge can also be limiting. Real progress occurs when you harness the power of the belief effect.

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?

7 Random Training Tips

Seven things you need to do to reach your lifting goals.

10 Weeks to Squat PRs

If your squat hasn't gone up since the Clinton administration, this program will help you finally set some new PR's.

Cobra Traps and Cannon Ball Delts

Jacked delts and traps are undeniably awesome to look at, and they help protect the shoulders from injury. Make yours bigger and stronger. Start here.

Flicking the Scab Off Your Dietary Beliefs

Dietary choices have become sort of the new religion for many people. Let’s offend them. Or maybe, just maybe, educate them so they won’t make silly choices.

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.

Rotating Your Lifts for New Levels of Strength

The best exercises for building size and strength are the one's you haven't adapted to yet. Here's how to stay one step ahead of your body.

Timed Arm Blast

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

Supersets for Super Results

Supersets can increase strength, improve joint health, and promote left-right symmetry. Oh yeah, and build muscle! Try these workouts.

10 Forgotten Tips for Smarter Lifting

Mike Robertson wants to remind you to do some of the great stuff you used to, but may have forgotten about.

The Definition of an Expert

Everybody is an expert today… except they’re really not. Here’s how to separate the experts from the fakers.

Hard Ab Training

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

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    Getting lean is a heck of a lot easier when you take advantage of this lioplytic smart bomb. Here’s how to do it.

    Big Without Strong is Nothing

    The road to a massive body that sports its own zip code begins with simply getting stronger. Here's a minimalist approach to getting maximal results.