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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?

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.

Carbohydrate Customized Diet

Why drop your carbs crazy low if you don't have to? If your insulin sensitivity is good, and it probably is, you can eat more carbs than you think.

Masochistic Mechanical Drop Sets

To bring up hard-to-grow muscle groups, use mechanical drop sets instead of straight sets. Here are 8 painful ways to do it.

The Motivation Secret

When you've got the right goals in your training (and life), all the little things take care of themselves.

Micro-PA Activates Hypertrophy

Stimulate muscle growth by activating mTOR, which is the master enzyme responsible for muscle protein synthesis.

9 Tricks for Consistent Workouts

Building a better body requires commitment and consistency. Here's how to never miss a workout.

Last Set Mayhem

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

The Kaizen Principle

Never be satisfied with your current level of skill or development. Always try to improve, in every aspect of your life.

Turning Pro: 7 Mind Hacks

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

The Fructose Verdict

A lot of folks are afraid of fructose. Should they be? Here are the facts.

Pain Don't Hurt

The mind quits before the body does. You're capable of much more than you think.

The Harsh Secret to Success

To be elite in any sport, you must be willing to make sacrifices, work hard, and be unbalanced.

Avoid the Enablers

The world is full of enablers that make you feel good about yourself while ultimately turning you into a sucky human being. Avoid these people like the plague.

20 Reps with a 10 Rep Max

Build muscle and shed fat in 20 minutes with this new rest-pause workout... if you don't pass out first.

3 Techniques for Serious Strength

Stimulate the neurological/myofibril connection to accelerate strength and muscle gains. Here’s how.

4-Week Radical Re-Inflation Plan

Rapid changes in body composition require extreme approaches. This program isn't easy. But for putting on size fast, it's crazy smart.

EDT for Strength

Need to switch your focus from strength to size? Use this classic hypertrophy program to build muscle and increase work capacity in 3 weeks.

8 Tips From an 800-Pound Bencher

The soft-pause technique, extended ROM presses, the induction method, and other tips from a monster bench presser. Check ‘em out.

Iron Evolution: Reflections – Part 2

Dave Tate talks about injuries, nutrition, technique, peri-workout nutrition, and in general, busting your balls in the gym.

The Difference Between Organic and Natural

Are you one of those people who get all holier-than-thou when it comes to organic or natural food? Get off your organic high horse and read this article.

The Belief Effect

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

Commercial Gym Power

What do you do if you want to perform Olympic weightlifting at your gym but it's not possible or it's against the rules?

"Glue" Exercises Gone Wrong

You've no business searching for the latest gimmicky exercise if you're butchering basics like seated rows and push-ups.