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What Overtraining Is and Isn't

Most people who use the word “overtraining” have no clue what it really means. Are you one of them? Here's everything you need to know.

The Truth About Barefoot Training

The barefoot-training trend started strong, but ended with armies of people with gimpy feet. They were on the right track, though. Here's what they did wrong.

Core Confusion

You don't need ab exercises, just squat and deadlift, right? Wrong! Turns out the studies were misinterpreted. Here's what really hits your core.

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  • 5 Tips For A Bigger, Badder, Overhead Press

    You don't have to go through life overhead pressing candy-ass weights. Here are 5 tips to get you moving some serious iron.

    The Answer for Massive Calves

    To build a set of standout calves, you need to think outside the box. Here’s how.

    A 6-Week Squat, Bench, or Deadlift Program

    A simple, foolproof program to boost up your big lifts in just six weeks. Check it out.

    Six New Tabata Workouts for Fast Fat Loss

    Fat loss workouts don't have to be drawn out and boring. In fact, the best ones last only four minutes.

    Shoulder Savers - Part 3

    Two-thirds of lifters will have some sort of shoulder problem during their training career. Nine tips to help you avoid being one of them.

    The Lost Art of Hamstring Training

    Most people, even lifters, have weak hamstrings. Here’s why and how to get them bigger and stronger.

    Tip: 4 Lunge Variations You're Gonna Hate

    Lunges are hard and we hate them... but we do them anyway. Here's why, plus four challenging new ways to do them.

    The Best Damn No-Weights Workout

    Even an advanced lifter can get a damn good workout at home – without any special equipment. Here's how.

    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.

    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.

    Tip: Train With Arnold's Golden Six

    This full-body, three-days-per-week routine got The Oak started in bodybuilding. Check it out.

    Tip: How Lifters Should Read Lab Results

    Get your blood work done? Good. But as an athlete, there are some things you need to know – things your doc may not know.

    The Lifter's Guide to Sprinting

    Sprinting leans you out while building you up. Here's your expert guide to working sprints into your training plan.

    Do Cardio, Keep Your Gains

    HIIT isn't everything. Low-intensity, steady state cardio has its benefits. Done correctly, it can even help you make better progress under the bar. Here's how.

    3 Complexes for Rapid Female Fat Loss

    Burn fat, improve strength, increase conditioning, and build beautiful muscle in only a few hard minutes a day.

    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.

    Climb Your Way to Massive Arms

    If curls stop working, there's an old school drill that can add inches to your pipes and crank up your athleticism.

    The Best Forearm Exercise

    Do you have the forearms of a ballerina? Here's a simple way to build a pair worthy of respect, admiration, and fear.

    Interval Training on the Rowing Ergometer

    The rowing machine may be the best conditioning tool out there for strength athletes. Here's how to use it.

    Armor Building

    Training is what toughens you up for what's to come. Here's how to build your armor before you need it.

    Building a Big, Freaky Back

    Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.