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Escalating Density Training: Revisited

With EDT, sets and reps don't matter. Just pick two exercises, set your stopwatch, and get to work. Check it out.

5 Killer Trap-Bar Deadlift Variations

The trap bar is now considered must-have gym equipment. Here are some cool variations to help you get the most out of it.

5/3/1 Reloaded

Jim Wendler answers all your questions about his proven 5/3/1 training system. Check it out.

Core Training for Smart Folks

Improve performance, reduce risk of injury, and look better with your shirt off. Here's how.

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  • The Periodization Bible - Part 1

    Everything you ever wanted to know about advanced periodization for strength training.

    Tip: The Missing Piece of Leg & Core Training

    You need this hip adduction exercise for structural balance, injury prevention, and even better glutes.

    Tip: Jacked With a Purpose

    Here's how to get more explosive and agile while still looking like a badass.

    The "Can't-Believe-It's-a-Diet" Diet

    An easy, week-long diet to quickly drop the pounds you've gained from your social isolation.

    Tip: The Simplest Strength Routine

    If you're sick of programs that are tougher to figure out than Sudoku puzzles, here's one that's refreshingly easy to learn.

    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.

    Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

    There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

    A Powerful New Way to Squat

    Squat like a monster. Frankenstein's monster to be exact. It'll build your quads, improve your regular squat form, and make you beastly strong.

    Big Dead Bodybuilders

    It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

    The 4 Levels of Pull-Up Power

    Get stronger on pull-ups and you'll get better at just about everything. Here's how to do it, whether you can crank out a dozen or you're working on your first strict rep.

    The Case Against Trap Training

    Your traps are puny, and it's probably because you train them directly with shrugs. Here's a better way build your yoke.

    The Third-World Squat

    You should be able to perform a strict rock-bottom squat, at least with bodyweight. Here’s why and how to achieve it.

    Neanderthal No More - Part 1

    The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

    Bad Protein

    You probably know by now that soy protein is pretty awful stuff for athletic populations. Here’s the article that first exposed the dirty truth.

    Tip: Is White Rice the Same as Table Sugar?

    Harvard Medical School thinks you're nuts for eating white rice. Are they right? Here's the real story.

    Tip: 4 Exercises for an Extreme V-Taper

    Want cobra lats? Add these to your back workouts.

    Tip: The Best Substitution for Dips

    Can't do dips? Train your chest and triceps with this bodyweight move instead.

    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.

    The Best Training Tool for Triceps

    Hitting the triceps like this provides stimulation that dumbbells can't duplicate. Here's how, plus 6 exercises to try out.

    Push-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong!

    A lot of people can't do one proper push-up. And YOU may be one of them. Here are the most common problems and how to fix 'em.