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Brian Cushing's Game Changer

Brian Cushing may well be the best defensive player in the NFL. He's certainly the scariest, and he's also a big, big fan of Indigo-3G®.

5 More Hacks To Reinvigorate Your Training

Five methods to satisfy your need for training variety, including "going nuts on the last set," "reward sets," and "rolling the dice."

Lessons from The Dead Zone: The Bench

The dead zone is when injuries and frustrations mount. It can last a decade, but getting through it may be what gives you the biggest gains of your life. Here’s what to do.

5 Holiday Diet Tips That Don't Suck

Yes, have some awesome meals on holidays. Have several! Just use these smart eating strategies.

Opening Up The Fat Loss Playbook

If dieting was an NFL team, this is the playbook you'd use to win the big fat-loss game. Check it out.

5 Mistakes That Killed My Progress

Caffeine overloads, tragic neglect of kettlebells, wayward experimentation, and other mistakes that made coach Bumgardner the butt of cruel jokes.

8 Reasons People Do Dumb Things

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

The Belief Effect

Knowledge is power, but knowledge can also be limiting. Real progress occurs when you harness the power of the belief effect.

Flicking the Scab Off Your Dietary Beliefs

Dietary choices have become sort of the new religion for many people. Let’s offend them. Or maybe, just maybe, educate them so they won’t make silly choices.

This is How I Train

It's not the exercises, sets, or reps. The most important part of a training program is knowing what your needs and goals are.

Mineral Mining for a Better Body

If your body is lacking a few key minerals, even your best muscle-building endeavors won't get you anywhere. Here’s what you need to know.

Timed Arm Blast

Forget about counting reps! Do your biceps and triceps sets for time instead!

10 Forgotten Tips for Smarter Lifting

Mike Robertson wants to remind you to do some of the great stuff you used to, but may have forgotten about.

The Definition of an Expert

Everybody is an expert today… except they’re really not. Here’s how to separate the experts from the fakers.

Hard Ab Training

A quick and dirty old-school routine you can do in 6 to 10 minutes.

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  • Rise of the Cardio Machines

    Here are some innovative ways to get a kick-ass conditioning workout at the boring old commercial gym.

    A New Take on 5 Things

    Cardio, functional training, and mobility. Check out this fresh take on the stuff lifters love to hate.

    8 Tips to Give Your Program More Pull

    Train your back like it's your job. Undo the damage from chronic sitting and limit the consequences of too much benching. Here's what to do.

    Mastering the Snatch

    The snatch is one of the toughest Olympic lifting movements to learn, but this guide will get you started.

    The Deadlift? Who Needs It?

    If you're an athlete or a gym rat, how much should you be able to deadlift? Two times your bodyweight? Three times? Or is the better question should you even be deadlifting at all?

    Strength Training: College Edition

    The best years are often the college years. If you follow a smart training program like this one, they can also be your best muscle-building years.

    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.

    5 Surefire Steps to Setting Goals

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

    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.