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5 Tips For A Bigger, Badder, Overhead Press

You don't have to go through life overhead pressing candy-ass weights. Here are 5 tips to get you moving some serious iron.

Train Like a Man 5

You think Paleo man was concerned about staying in his "fat burning zone"? He might've had a uni-brow, but he wasn't that stupid.

27 More Nutrition Facts

Here are 27 facts to either reinforce or to bring into doubt your current nutritional practices. Read, learn, adjust, and conquer.

High Frequency vs. Low Frequency

Do you trash a muscle and let it grow for a week or smack it around a little more often? Here's the run-down on finding the right frequency for you.

My Favorite Exercises: Muscle by Muscle

Not all exercises are created equal. Fact is, some just get the job done better than others. Here are one coach's favorites for each body part.

5 Ways to Get Stronger You Didn't Already Know

When the strength building basics stop working, you need real advice that works, not gimmicks. You need this article.

The HRV Roundtable

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

The Difference Between Organic and Natural

Are you one of those people who get all holier-than-thou when it comes to organic or natural food? Get off your organic high horse and read this article.

Serge Nubret Pump Training

In bodybuilding's Golden Age, few shone as brightly as Serge Nubret. Let's learn a thing or two from this recently departed legend.

Brutal Complexes

Get better at the Olympic lifts while whipping your sorry butt into shape with these three killer complexes.

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.

5 Old School Methods for New Muscle

Big is good, but big and proportioned is better. Here's how to grow while keeping your physique's fine lines in check.

8 Reasons People Do Dumb Things

Some people make really dumb decisions about fitness. Do you? See the list.

Making Sense of Supersets

A lot of supersets just don't make any sense, physiology-wise. Here's some methodology to support your passion for pairing.

Knee-Friendly Quad Builders

Friends don't let friends wuss out on leg day. Even if you have knees like young Forrest Gump, you have options.

12 Programs to Follow

Twelve time-tested routines for size and strength. Pick one and get to work.

GH Circuits Reloaded

Here's how you can lose fat, gain muscle, get stronger, and be awesome in a 4-week butt-kicking program.

Real Life Training and Eating

It's as if some training and diet programs are designed for college kids on summer break. Here's how busy people with jobs and stuff should approach things.

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?

"Glue" Exercises Gone Wrong

You've no business searching for the latest gimmicky exercise if you're butchering basics like seated rows and push-ups.

6 Lessons Learned From the Master Blaster

Joe Weider was way ahead of science when he came out with his principles for building muscle. And now science is backing him up.

6 Mistakes I Made - So You Don't Have To

Great advice regarding good mornings, triceps extensions, bench press with bands, switching exercises too often, and more.

Accumulate, Intensify, Dominate

Chest on Monday, back on Tuesday, etc., isn't programming. Here's how to design a program for effective long-term results.