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Yes, you can deadlift almost every day, get stronger, and not get injured. Here's how.

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Passing the Lifting Torch

How to train young athletes to get stronger, get faster, and get ready for life. You may even learn a few things yourself. Check it out.

Ditch The Barbell Bench Press

Good benchers often have rotten chest development. The problem? Barbell bench pressing. Here's how to fix it.

5/3/1 Beach Body Challenge

A performance-based program that'll build your legs, traps, neck, shoulders, and forearms. Yes, you'll look awesome too.

The 915 Workout Program

A program built around the three powerlifts that will make you 15% stronger and 7 pounds bigger in just 9 weeks.

The Secret of Loaded Carries

Add this to your workouts and you'll be bigger, leaner, and stronger. No BS, just results. Here are several ways to do it.

Top Priority for Lower Traps

Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

Bulk Up, Cut Up: Quads and Tri's

Thib, you have some impressive quads! Any secret leg training strategies you'd like to share with us?

Tip: End Pull-Up Humiliation

Use a blend of bodyweight and weighted pull-ups to hit new PRs and build your upper body. Here's the complete program.

7 Things No One Tells You Before You Start Lifting

If you knew these seven things about lifting or bodybuilding beforehand, would you even bother walking into a gym? Take a look.

Tip: Bigger Forearms in 3 Minutes per Week

Do this quick routine once per week and you'll be shocked by your newfound gains.

The MATADOR Intermittent Diet

Lose the fat and keep the strength with this two-weeks on, two-weeks off plan. It's actually pretty easy. Check it out.

The 5 Most Effective Deadlift Alternatives

Whether you're working around an injury, need a break from deadlifting, or just hate the deadlift for some reason, try these proven alternatives.

150 Pound Back Extensions for Glutes & Hams

Drop the weenie weights, load this exercise heavy, and watch your deadlift PR skyrocket. Oh, and you'll build great glutes and hamstrings.

The Neuro Type Workouts

What does your neuro type tell you about how you should train for jaw-dropping gains? Just everything. Learn your type and get the workouts here.

Tip: Drink This for Stronger Erections

A juice that builds a better boner? Here's the hard science.

Fasted Cardio Eats Muscle

When most people diet and train for fat loss, they lose a lot of muscle too. That's dumb and totally unnecessary. Here's how to avoid it.

The New Science of Time Under Tension

To get big, you have load up a muscle for 30-60 seconds per set, right? Well, maybe, but there are other ways. Check out the latest science.

Pull-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong

Think you're good at pull-ups because you can do a lot of them or strap on extra weight? Think again. Here's how to really do them for best results.

Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it. 

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.2

I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

8/6/3 For Size and Strength

This coach dared to mess around with Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 and tweak it for his athletes. Here’s what happened.

Wave Ladders for Maximum Strength

Ladders and wave loading are both great ways to build size and strength, but combine them and you get something magical.

7 Squat Tips from Coach Nick

Best squat stance, high-bar versus low-bar, contrast training, 7/4/7 squats, and much more from Nick T.

Mountain Dog Training for Intermediates

John Meadows’ style of training is typically used by only very advanced lifters. Here’s how to make it work for you if you’re a mere mortal.