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Unfortunately, too many weight trainers fixate on weight. Never mind that their form is shoddy, their skill at training is marginal, or that their girlfriend has just run off with a circus geek. All that matters is how much iron they're able to clang.

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The Evolution of Ab Training

Ah, the elusive art of abs. These days, the "lift shirt and crunch" has replaced flexed biceps as the choice method for proving that you are, indeed, a studly man-beast. Despite this latest "muscle of the moment" craze, Americans are getting fatter. Want to know the secret reason? Okay, I'll tell you...but this is just between you and me, deal?

Question of Strength 30

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Question of Strength 28

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Question of Strength 27

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Limping Into December - Part 2

In case you've just stumbled onto this site, put some ice on your head while I do a quick recap of what's happening here. Australian Wunder Coach Ian King has devised a 12-week leg program that's among the most unique - and the most effective - that I've ever experienced.

Question of Strength 26

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Question of Strength 25

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Eat Like a Man, Part 2

It didn't hit me until that first week in the grocery store. There I was with a shopping cart full of eggs, hamburger, sausage, huge blocks of cheese, and an entire cow.

ABCDE Diet

Having trouble adding muscle mass without adding tons of excess body fat? Try this unique eating strategy.

Can't Add Size to Your Biceps?

Direct grip and forearm training can be just what you need when arm gains have stalled out. Here’s why, plus a full training program to get you started.

Question of Strength 20

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

The Nausea Workout

It's a hot Saturday in the Colorado Rockies and I'm at the office trying to think of a topic for an article. I've been sitting here for hours, just staring into the computer screen.

The 50-Yard Dash

Look down at your gluteal junction the point where your caboose meets your hamstring and look for something called a gluteal fold. A well-developed hamstring/glute junction is smooth.

Question of Strength 8

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Question of Strength 5

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Tip: The Chest-Core Combo Exercise You Need

All you need is an old magazine and some carpet. Try it!

Stuff We Like – Food & Snacks 5

Who likes food? We thought so. Here's some healthy stuff we like and where to buy it.

Tip: Row Like a Gorilla

Here's your favorite new exercise for back development.

Tip: 60 Seconds to a Better Squat

This simple trick will teach you how to balance your squat and start targeting your quads and glutes more effectively.

Tip: Supported Strength – Dominate Single-Leg Work

Here's a clever way to go heavier and stay safer during unilateral leg exercises.

Tip: Be Still and Boost Performance

Here's a science-backed way to enhance your performance in the gym or on the playing field.

Tip: The Easy Way to Boost Your Deadlift

Blast up a new PR with this plateau-busting training method you can do in a commercial gym.

The Anabolic Pulse

Use this high-tech supplement for protein pulsing, for post-workout recovery, and to prevent muscle loss during dieting or fasting.

Tip: The Dirty 30 Chest Flye

Build your pecs with this mechanical drop-set. Check it out.