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    CrossFit, Kevin Ogar, and Questions

    A CrossFit athlete severs his spine during a competition. Freak accident or something that could have been prevented?

    8 Exercise Variations for New Growth

    Trigger muscle growth with challenging variations of the chin-up, push-up, dip, and more!

    Identify Weak Points and Destroy Them

    To reach your training goals, you first have to identify the "kingpins" that are holding you back, then remove them.

    Fear is Good

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

    14 Tips For a Successful Year

    Fourteen training, programming, and diet tips to make this your best year yet.

    The 3-Week Wimpy Back Cure

    Doing a back workout once a week isn't going to cut it. You need to crush it and crush it hard several times a week.

    Last Set Mayhem

    Combine volume and intensity by performing multiple sets and then taking the last set to muscle-tearing oblivion.

    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.

    Turning Pro: 7 Mind Hacks

    An amateur has amateur habits, while a professional has professional habits. Which category describes you?

    Change Your Thinking, Build Your Body

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

    The Return of Direct Arm Training

    You don’t need direct arm training, just the big basic exercises, right? That’s what some say. Here’s why they’re wrong.

    A Way of Life

    The gym isn't an escape from life's problems, but a way of solving them. A strong body makes for a strong person. Challenge yourself, test yourself, and grow.

    To Lose Fat, Eat More Early

    The most important time to get the right nutrients into your body is around the workout, but breakfast is crucial, too. Here’s why.

    Stack-10 Training

    Choose a big lift that needs work. Apply the Stack-10 plan. Smash plateaus and pack on new muscle in 6 workouts. Here's how.

    Stop Jerking Your Deadlift

    Guys who can pull a ton don't get there by jerking the weight up. Here's the right way to get set for a big PR.

    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.

    Supercharge Your Spine and Your Lifts

    Do this simple test on your thoracic spine, apply the easy fixes, and watch as your chin-ups, pull-ups, and OH presses explode.

    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.

    5 Critical Training Mistakes

    How many of the following training mistakes do you make on a regular basis? The answer may shame you.

    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.

    Dynamic Drop Sets For Size

    Drop sets are as old as the barbell but they work. Here's a new and brutal way to perform this classic technique.

    7 Hard Truths About Lifting

    Here are seven training tenets that have worked for over 30 years. Have you adopted them all?