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  • Why the Bench Press is the Best Exercise

    For the goals of improved strength, more muscle size, better athletic function, and even general fitness, the bench press is the best exercise. Here’s why.

    7 Shoulder-Friendly Pressing Variations

    Here are 7 ways to build heroic pecs without making your shoulders beg for mercy.

    Dropping the A-Bomb on Your Waistline

    Getting lean is a heck of a lot easier when you take advantage of this lioplytic smart bomb. Here’s how to do it.

    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.

    The Walk On

    From walk-on to scholarship football player - a guide to achieving your dream, whatever it is.

    Ain't So Bad! Foods That Have Gotten a Bum Rap

    These foods will kill you! And they’re evil! And they will steal your retirement funds! No, just relax. Turns out they’re fine for most people. Check out the list.

    The Return of Aerobic Work

    Steady state aerobic exercise makes you slow, fat, and weak. Or is that belief just holding you back? Check out this info.

    7 Triple Threat Protocols for an Awesome Burn

    A simple yet exciting way to spice up your old workout to stimulate new growth and burn fat.

    My Favorite Upper Body Warm-Up

    Wanna know the best warm-up for heavy lifting? Ask a powerlifting coach. Like this one.

    Training Clarity: One Goal at a Time

    The barbell can accomplish just about any fitness goal - just not all at the same time. Here's how to add a method to this training madness.

    7 Single-Leg Exercises You've Never Tried

    Shake up your training and correct strength imbalances with these challenging exercises.

    Get Your Mind Right!

    Your brain determines your success as much as your muscles. Here's how to make sure that blob of gray matter doesn't get the best of you.

    Your Cardio Makes No Sense

    Is puking on your shoes really improving your conditioning? Here's a scientific approach to building the aerobic and anaerobic systems.

    15 Commandments for the Big 3 Lifts

    15 benching, squatting, and deadlifting tips to lead you to the powerlifting promised land.

    9 Strategies to Train Around Lower Body Pain

    Keeping the tibia vertical, increasing hip flexor length, step-ups, and other novel tricks to fix those bum knees.

    Rise of the Cardio Machines

    Here are some innovative ways to get a kick-ass conditioning workout at the boring old commercial gym.

    The Simple Diet

    Getting lean is simple, just not easy. Here are some uncomplicated rules to follow about food, cheat meals, and more.

    21 Exercises For Injury Free Mass

    Injured? Here’s what you need to know to keep training, keep your gains, and get better.

    Stretching is B.S.

    Stretching... it doesn't decrease soreness, prevent injury, or even improve your performance. The truth has been stretched too far for too long. Let's put it in its place.

    Disable Your Size and Strength Governor

    Start realizing your true physical potential. Use these full-body workouts to maximize training frequency and increase work capacity.

    Bands For Size and Strength

    How to use bands to get bigger benches, stronger squats, and add pounds of new mass - in just a few months!

    An Interview with Dr. Stuart McGill - Part 2

    The interview concludes with a fascinating discussion of sit-ups, rotational strength, and a much more precise definition of "core."

    Fat Loss and T-Man Bullets

    Simple, straightforward tips on eating for the physique you want. Check ‘em out.