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Intermittent Fasting Kills Muscle

Study shows fasted training halts muscle gains, even when using BCAA.

8 Exercise Variations for New Growth

Trigger muscle growth with challenging variations of the chin-up, push-up, dip, and more!

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.

Are You Stronger or Just Better?

Are you getting hung up on improving technique when you should be just concentrating on getting stronger?

Program Shock: Do the Opposite

Shock your body into building more muscle in just two weeks using Opposite Training. Here’s how.

Double-Paused Deadlifts

Deadlift stuck? Here's a trick that will quickly improve your technique and help you set a new PR.

Last Set Mayhem

Combine volume and intensity by performing multiple sets and then taking the last set to muscle-tearing oblivion.

The Specificity/Variability Paradox

To achieve a goal, you must train specifically for the task. But without variation you'll fizzle. Here's how to fix that problem.

Kickstand Back Squats

Check out this single-leg movement that provides all the benefits of unilateral work while still allowing you to go heavy.

The Kaizen Principle

Never be satisfied with your current level of skill or development. Always try to improve, in every aspect of your life.

Turning Pro: 7 Mind Hacks

An amateur has amateur habits, while a professional has professional habits. Which category describes you?

Don't Be the Strongest Weakling

Being the strongest guy at Planet Fitness is like being the leanest kid at fat camp. If you want to push your limits, surround yourself with people who are ahead of you in the game.

Change Your Thinking, Build Your Body

Start bending bars and setting personal records just by opening up your mind to a few new ideas.

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.

Training While Deployed

A 10-workout program designed to get you bigger, stronger, and combat ready, whether you're in the military or not.

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.

Stack-10 Training

Choose a big lift that needs work. Apply the Stack-10 plan. Smash plateaus and pack on new muscle in 6 workouts. Here's how.

Pick It Up and Bleed

The barbell has things to teach you. Painful, but very rewarding things.

9 Ways to Upgrade Your Workout

Supercharge your workouts and your results by employing one of these ball-busting program upgrades.

Scratch List Training

Structured strength programs are awesome, but sometimes it's best to just chip-away at training items you need to do. Here’s how to do it.

Supercharge Your Spine and Your Lifts

Do this simple test on your thoracic spine, apply the easy fixes, and watch as your chin-ups, pull-ups, and OH presses explode.

The Fructose Verdict

A lot of folks are afraid of fructose. Should they be? Here are the facts.

5 Critical Training Mistakes

How many of the following training mistakes do you make on a regular basis? The answer may shame you.