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Dieting: A Rant

Have you ever had to go out to eat with a group of people while you're on a strict diet? Dave Tate feels your pain.

Micro-Mod Sets For Mass

If you slightly change your grip or your stance on every rep or two, you recruit a far greater number of motor units.

Micro-PA Activates Hypertrophy

Stimulate muscle growth by activating mTOR, which is the master enzyme responsible for muscle protein synthesis.

Fear is Good

Fear is the single best predictor of weightlifting success - not the absence of fear, but actually experiencing it.

Are You Stronger or Just Better?

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

9 Tricks for Consistent Workouts

Building a better body requires commitment and consistency. Here's how to never miss a workout.

The Reactive Warm-up

Forget those long warm-ups that have you break-dancing across the gym floor. Here's something short and effective.

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.

The Kaizen Principle

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

Change Your Thinking, Build Your Body

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

Pick It Up and Bleed

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

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.

Exercise Modifications For New Growth

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

The Fructose Verdict

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

6 Exercises For Stress-Free Gains

You need more volume to get big, but too much volume can mess you up. Here are 6 great movements that won't trash your CNS.

Are You Tough?

The first step to achieving your goal is to stop acting like a self-entitled sissy and get tough. This will put things into perspective for you.

7 Advanced Exercise Modifications

Accelerate hypertrophy with slight modifications to your staple exercises. Here are seven ways to do it.

Elite Wisdom

Dave Tate is not a motivational speaker. He just kicks your butt into gear by telling you the cold hard truth. So listen up.

4 Weightlifting Myths Destroyed

These training myths do more harm than good. Ditch the dogma and get stronger today.

Best Grips for Faster Gains

Don't just grip it and rip it. The right hand position can help you build muscle and strength. Here’s what you need to know.

4 Maxims For Squatting Excellence

Four squatting rules that will fix your form and help you set a new PR fast.

The Novelty Workout

While variety is good – even necessary – too much of it derails your progress. Here’s what you need to know.

Improve Your Pull Instantly

One simple but highly effective deadlifting tip that you probably haven't tried before.

Stop Doing Corrective Exercises!

Are people taking the ideas of correct exercise too far? This coach says so. Check it out.