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Everybody wants to add more wheels to their squat, bench, and deadlift. But sometimes it's the little things that trip us up. Give this a read and start hitting some PR's.

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Exercises You've Never Tried: Beach Body Edition

Think the only exercises that matter are the trendy ones? Wrong. Do the uncommon things to get uncommon results. Then get ready to sport some skin.

Heart Rate Variability Training

Go heavy or go home is a good rule of thumb, but wouldn't it be helpful to know if you should skip the workout before you got to the gym? Here's how.

Don't Let Sickness Derail Your Progress

What to do when the cold and flu hits and, more importantly, how to prevent illness to begin with.

The Nutritional Dr. House: Case 1

Bodybuilding's Dr. House applies his nutritional knowledge and insight to cure a lifter who's lost his will to lift.

Cleans and Snatches Made Easier

You don’t have to be an Olympian to do these. If you want to burn fat, increase power, and gain athleticism, master these lifts.

Gruesome Tales from the Garage

Horrible setbacks can happen when you're pursuing strength. Are these stories horrific, or are they inspiring?

Deep Meal-Frequency Thoughts

What does the science really say about eating 6-8 times per day? Read this and find out.

The Contreras Files: Volume I

Glute activation, hip hinging, bench pressing, and why sometimes you should train like someone is going to shoot your family.

5 Simple Tips for Bigger Tugs

Cool ways to drive up your deadlift numbers, fast.

9 Random Training Tips

Stop neglecting upper back work, lunge better, and get mobile. It’s time to ramp up your training.

Texas Hold 'em Autoregulation

Know when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em. Here's how to figure out when you need to pull back before you gamble your gains away.

The Fat Loss Hierarchy

Designing your own diet to get you healthy and lean is as easy as counting from one to eight. Here’s how.

5 Surefire Steps to Setting Goals

Here's a fast and effective way to get on the path to success.

Olympic Lifts and Dumbbells

You often need specialized equipment to do the Olympic lifts, but that's not the case with these dumbbell variations.

3 Simple Fat Loss Fixes

Having trouble leaning out? Try the Shake Diet, the 100-Gram Carb Cure, or the 3X Diet. Here’s some info on each.

Choices

What every lifter should know about personal responsibility, the greatest factor for success, and the benefits of adversity.

Diet Planning for the Hardgainer

Terrific remedies for the chronically slim, including info on calorie intake and macronutrient intake, along with little-known strategies for packing on meat.

4 Sure-Fire Ways To Kill Progress

Not sure why you’re still not jacked? Here’s your answer… and how to fight it.

3 Fixes for Weak Body Parts

Give these training strategies a try to quickly fix your lagging muscle groups.

The Volume Ladder Smart Bomb

Muscle growth must be forced. If this cousin to German Volume Training doesn’t help you pack on size, take up jogging.

How to Use Tempo Training

Varying your lifting speed is a great way to promote growth. Here's how to choose the right tempo to reach your goals.

Respect The Iron Way

Use the iron to cut through the chaos of life. Here's the deal.

Metabolic Flexibility

Are you programmed to be lean and muscular? Here's how to find out where you stand, and what you can do about it.

Iron Evolution – Phase 5

A step-by-step approach to setting new PRs in the squat, bench, and deadlift.