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The Lessons of Peyton Manning

Manning broke an "unbreakable" record. And the way he did it has plenty of lessons for anyone who wants to build his body.

From Beginner to Badass: 5 Strategies

All a newbie has to do is keep adding weight to the bar... at first. But if he wants to graduate to badass, he'll need these five tools.

4 Training & Diet Arguments: Resolved!

The scientific facts about machines vs. free weights, calorie quality vs. quantity, hard work vs. genetics, and high volume vs. heavy weight.

The 4 Most Debilitating Exercises

Bench press, deadlift, deep squat, leg press: Which one could mess you up the most and how can you prevent it?

Finding Flow: How to Get in the Zone

Reach your physique goals faster. Smash personal records. Make other teams fear you. How? Tap into the flow state. Here's how to do it.

Does CrossFit Lead to Injury?

CrossFit claims that the NSCA is out to get them. Is it a conspiracy or does CrossFit just enjoy bullying people?

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.

6 Ways to Bring the Pain

Increase time under tension and trigger new muscle growth with these six lethal combinations of compound and static exercises.

Mobility Drills and Foam Rollers Suck

Ok, they don’t totally suck, but there are other ways to improve stability and range of motion. All you need is a bar and a dip belt. Check this out.

The Not-So Ugly Truth About Gluten

Tens of thousands of people gave up gluten and started feeling better, only it's starting to look like it wasn't gluten that was causing the problems.

The Daily Squat Cure

A single "squat day" isn't going to cut it anymore. Bring up your Olympic lifts by starting every workout with squats. Here’s how.

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.

4 Cracks in Your Programming

Too often, advanced lifters allow small errors to slip through the cracks of an otherwise tight program. Here's how to fix them.

New Rules of the Overhead Press

Very few lifters know how to perform the overhead press correctly. Stand out from the crowd and learn to nail this sucker.

Beware the Master Debater

The newest internet expert disregards in-the-trenches wisdom from big, successful lifters and coaches. He's great at debating, but not so great at building muscle. Do you even lift, bro?

Dieting: A Rant

Have you ever had to go out to eat with a group of people while you're on a strict diet? Dave Tate feels your pain.

How to Fix CrossFit

CrossFit hurts a lot of people, and the goal of exercise is to make you better, not worse. There's a simple fix, though.

You Don't Know How To Breathe

Focusing on proper breathing can enhance your training and improve strength in a whole lot of unexpected ways.

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.

797M for Strength

Smash a new personal record every two weeks with this innovative system based on RPE (rate of perceived exertion).

Lessons from Football

Grinders win, greatness is planned, and your attitude determines everything. Works in the NFL and it'll work for you.

8 Exercise Variations for New Growth

Trigger muscle growth with challenging variations of the chin-up, push-up, dip, and more!

14 Tips For a Successful Year

Fourteen training, programming, and diet tips to make this your best year yet.

Are You Stronger or Just Better?

Are you getting hung up on improving technique when you should be just concentrating on getting stronger?