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Timed Carries for Traps, Arms & Core

Build a stronger grip, great abs, monstrous traps, and a serious set of arms with timed sets of heavy carries.

The Return of Direct Arm Training

You don’t need direct arm training, just the big basic exercises, right? That’s what some say. Here’s why they’re wrong.

Training While Deployed

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

A Way of Life

The gym isn't an escape from life's problems, but a way of solving them. A strong body makes for a strong person. Challenge yourself, test yourself, and grow.

Squats for Those Who Can't Squat

Busted-up veteran lifters often have to abandon the back squat. But they may not need to. Try these variations to keep the leg growth coming.

Semi-Fasted Cardio Solution

Triple fat loss without losing an ounce of muscle: the smartest, fastest way to lose fat while doing cardio. Here’s how to do it.

The 3-Day Leg Specialization Program

A 3-day split that targets your legs while still allowing you to maintain size and strength in your upper body.

To Lose Fat, Eat More Early

The most important time to get the right nutrients into your body is around the workout, but breakfast is crucial, too. Here’s why.

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.

CrossFit and High-Rep Olympic Lifting

Are high-rep Oly lifts dangerous? Will they fail to make you strong? Here's what a variety of experts have to say.

Do You Need the Olympic Lifts?

Do athletes really need to perform Olympic lifts to be fast and explosive? Not really, says this coach. Here’s why.

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.

The Countdown Method

If this “shock and awe” hypertrophy method doesn't stimulate some new gains in size and strength, then nothing will.

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.

Exercise Modifications For New Growth

Simple yet effective ways to turn tired old exercises into plateau busting, muscle building dynamos.

Curcumin for Muscle Growth

Curcumin is widely known for its anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effects, but it may also be anabolic.

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.

The Single-Lift-A-Day Workout

A simple, brutal program for both size and strength. Check it out.

The 5 Most Beneficial Exercises

The best exercise isn't the one that hurts the most, but the one that has the greatest benefit compared to its costs.

Obliterate Your Sticking Points

Combining isometric training with CAT can help even the most stagnant lifter power through to a new PR.