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Time to Up Your Pull-Ups

You need to be able to do multiple pull-ups with your own body weight. Not there yet? This should help.

Flax Oil vs. Fish Oil

Which one is best for you? You may be surprised.

9 Random Training Tips

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

12 Tips to Tune the Nervous System

The nervous system is powerful and mysterious. Here are some practical tips for getting charged up or chilled out.

Up Your Work Capacity

How to build a bigger gas tank to power through your most demanding training.

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.

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.

Weightlifting Versus Powerlifting

Whether you're new to lifting or a seasoned strength trainer looking to take up competition, understanding the difference is critical.

Olympic Lifts and Dumbbells

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

Why You Need More Strength

Speed training or maximal training? What's the difference and why is knowing the difference important?

Single-Leg Training

Is it just a waste of time or will single-leg training actually make you stronger and more jacked? The answer here.

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.

Iron Evolution – Phase 6

What you need to know about the Maximum Effort Method, Dynamic Effort Method, Repetition Method, and putting them all together.

Muscle Dysmorphia and Male Body Image

Is the compulsion to get bigger and leaner a disorder? Here’s the real story.

40 Years of Insight - Part 2

From fat loss to strength to motivation, this iconic strength coach shares his wisdom on success, in the gym and out.

Modifying the Big Lifts

Get more out of the squat, deadlift, and overhead press. Know your limitations and overcome them. Here’s how.

Fat Loss Nutrition

To lose body fat, sometimes you have to throw conventional thinking out the window and do what's counterintuitive. Check this out

Breaking Down the Pistol Squat

It's tough, but not impossible. Here's a step-by-step lesson that'll get you pistol squatting in no time.

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.

Deadlifting for MMA

A program built around an old school strength-training staple that will help you dominate in the Octagon.

Harness the Power of Insulin

Guys with outstanding insulin sensitivity build muscle easier while staying leaner. Here's how you can muscle your way in on that action.

4 Sure-Fire Ways To Kill Progress

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