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My 6 Most Important Training Discoveries

Try any one of these powerful training epiphanies. It may be what markedly improves your performance and physique.

In Search of the Perfect Rep

Tips on getting the most out of the deadlift, pull-up, and bent-over row.

7 More Tweaks To Make Your Exercises More Evil

They're still your favorite exercises, just tweaked a bit to make them that much more painful - and productive.

Omega-6 vs Omega-3 Who Cares

Do you really need to worry about the ratio between omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids? Here’s what science has to say.

Train Like A Man 8

This workout challenge looks easy… on paper. But just wait until you actually try it.

6 Interesting Things About Strength

Some things you know about strength, some things you thought you knew, and some things you plain just don't know.

Foam Rollers Are For Wimps!

All hail a smarter, more effective, more efficient, and decidedly manlier approach to corrective exercise.

8 More Random Thoughts and Training Tips

Forged from the fires of Mount Randomness come 8 tips to help you get bigger, stronger, leaner, and healthier.

5 Holiday Diet Tips That Don't Suck

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

Bodybuilding's Original Superhero: Chuck Sipes

Old school bodybuilders were as strong as they were big. None was more impressive than Chuck Sipes.

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.

Tough or Reasonable?

Which are better, tough diets and tough workouts or reasonable diets and reasonable workouts? Maybe you need to mix and match a little.

Becoming A Personal Trainer

Have the recent economic woes led you to consider becoming a personal trainer? You should read this first.

Train Like A Man 6

How to wake up those glutes and train them like a man.

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.

The HRV Roundtable

Strength coaches and researchers offer the most effective ways to use Heart Rate Variability to get better results from your training.

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?

A New Way to Eat - Part 2

Stop being obsessive and neurotic about food. Part of your diet should be strict, but part of it really doesn’t matter. Here’s why.

Mentoring Wendler

Some of our greatest accomplishments are the result of good mentoring. Here’s who guided 5/3/1’s Jim Wendler.

Timed Arm Blast

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

Heavy Lessons

A long-time strength coach finally enters a powerlifting meet. Here's what you can learn from his experiments.

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.

Big Without Strong is Nothing

The road to a massive body that sports its own zip code begins with simply getting stronger. Here's a minimalist approach to getting maximal results.