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Chest-Con: The Vigneault Challenge

Got muscular endurance? Test it with this challenge. You'll hate it... but love it later.

Torch Fat with Free-Weight Finishers

Burn the fat and keep the muscle with these strength-based finishers that can be used in any gym.

3 Training Methods Athletes Screw Up

All three of these training methods are valid. Problem is, they're being misused by dumb coaches and ignorant athletes. Are you one of them?

Why We Lift

They say you can't chase two rabbits. But don't let the metaphors fool you. It's absolutely possible to achieve more than one objective under the iron.

Build 360 Degree Strength

Take the flexibility test, then use a unique exercise to build strength in new body positions. Your squat and deadlift will thank you.

9 Training Concepts That Suck

Bodybuilding and strength training have hundreds of rules you need to follow to make progress. Trouble is, many of them suck. Break them.

10 Ways to Keep Building Muscle

Sooner or later, gains slow down. But they don't have to. Here's how to keep getting stronger, bigger, and better looking.

Hellfire Reps

A simple technique that forces you to use better form and full range of motion. It'll burn like heck, but you'll like the results!

Maybe All You Need Is Lifting

Warm-ups, mobility work, stretching, foam rolling, conditioning... do you even lift, bro? And do you really need all that stuff?

How To Tell When a Trainer Sucks

Nowadays it seems like every third person is a trainer or coach of some kind. It's time we held some of these lugnuts accountable.

The Toughest Way to Do a Set

One rep, three phases. This overload method will not only challenge you, it'll pack muscle on your weakest body parts, fast!

7 Mind Hacks for Gym Dominance

Once your physical skills are well-developed, psychology may be the greatest weapon in your arsenal. Check out these tips.

Burn Reps for Anabolic Growth

To extend time under tension and trigger key anabolic responses, do “burn reps” at the end of a set until you have nothing left in the tank.

The Problem with “Exercise Science”

Want to become a strength coach or high-level trainer? Most of today's programs will only help you become a miseducated rep-counter making minimum wage at Planet Fitness.

Micro-Mod Sets For Mass

If you slightly change your grip or your stance on every rep or two, you recruit a far greater number of motor units.

Bodybuilder Big, Powerlifter Strong

How to use a blend of heavy and moderate loads for specific TUTs to trigger both sarcoplasmic and myofibrillar hypertrophy.

The Biggest Training Lie

Most trainers insist that you change your program every 4 weeks. This is complete and utter BS.

CrossFit, Kevin Ogar, and Questions

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

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 One-Bar Warm-Up

Here's a unique warm-up that uses just the barbell instead of bodyweight drills, foam rolling, or mobilizations.

Double-Paused Deadlifts

Deadlift stuck? Here's a trick that will quickly improve your technique and help you set a new PR.

Last Set Mayhem

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