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All-about-dips

All About Dips

Are you doing any dips variations? You should be. Here are some interesting options, including straight bar dips and Korean dips, to jazz up your training.

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You're Hurt - You're Not Dead

Injured? That doesn't mean your workouts should consist of channel surfing. Here are some great heavy-weight exercises you can still do.

Intensity Techniques to Make You Hurt

Just picking up heavy objects will only work for so long. Here's how to use high-intensity methods to accelerate gains.

One Movement for Ultimate Back Hypertrophy

This might just be the best back-building exercise you’ve never tried. Check it out.

4 Stronger Squat Exercises

Exercise solutions to all your squatting problems.

5 Knocks to the Weightlifting Head

A handful of ideas about lifting, food, and even life that will make you think. (Don’t be scared.)

3 Shoulder Training Tips and 5 Exercises

Have a love-hate relationship with the overhead press? Want to do them, but your shoulders say no? Here are 5 exercises that work just as well.

7 Operational Principles For Masters Lifters

Don't let age limit your training. Here's how to gain strength and get your head right.

Set a PR Every Day

Screw linear periodization. Autoregulate your training and PR each time you train. Here’s how.

Best Ways to Audit Your Program

All training programs should have a simple audit. It’s time to look under the hood and see what’s missing.

Train Like A Man 9

You have 20 minutes to complete the five events of the Mantathlon. Can you do it?

The Best in Training

Jim Wendler lists the best in conditioning, getting stronger, assistance work, home gyms, and strength training books, along with torpedoing the “best” myths.

EDT for Strength

Need to switch your focus from strength to size? Use this classic hypertrophy program to build muscle and increase work capacity in 3 weeks.

Take Your Deadlift From Suck to Sick

Everybody loves the deadlift, yet so few lifters can pull respectable weight. This article has a few lesser-known tips to help change all that.

8 More Tips for Training and Recovery

Let’s talk calf training without machines, sure-fire sleep, simple warm-ups, and even hand care for meatheads.

5 Heavy Lifts To Increase Mobility

Think you need to spend more time stretching? You don’t. Here’s how to make gains while gaining mobility.

My 6 Most Important Training Discoveries

Try any one of these powerful training epiphanies. It may be what markedly improves your performance and physique.

Feeling the Muscle vs. Moving the Weight

Are you lifting to get bigger or for athletic performance? There are three main differences you have to keep in mind to get the best results.

Accelerate Gains By Overreaching

The most radical gains of your life won't come by accident. For that, you need a gut full of ambition and a borderline crazy plan.

Conditioning When the Weather Stinks

Being in shape isn't about sporting “ripped abz,” it's about being physically capable of being a man. Here's how to get there when the weather ain't cooperating.

Training Percentages Made Simple

Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.

Smart Overhead Pressing

A litany of shoulder exercises that both fix AND build your shoulders.

In Search of the Perfect Rep

Tips on getting the most out of the deadlift, pull-up, and bent-over row.

8 Blast Strap Exercises for Serious Muscle

Blast straps, TRX, and rings are invaluable tools for blasting the muscle in a way you never thought possible.

3 Experts - 5 Optimal Training Programs

Three experts devise training programs for 5 different body parts. If there’s something you want to build, start with one of these plans.