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10 Things Every Lifter Should Try

What training strategies and exercises work best for you? Only you can figure that out. Here's a smart list to help you get started.

The Stage System

One training system to rule them all? Whether your goal is strength, size, or athletic speed, this method will take you to the next level.

4 Gym Machines That Need To Die

These machines are injurious, dysfunctional, or based on downright fraud. Luckily, there are some very effective alternatives.

Total Athleticism: The Workout

Strong. Fast. Agile. Crank up your awesomeness with this simple, challenging workout strategy.

The 100-Rep Trap Bar Workout

A brutal trap bar program that uses insane volume to build muscle over your entire body without destroying your knees or lower back.

Double Stimulation Training

Train hard and heavy one day, then use pump work the next day. Why? Because you'll build muscle and strength fast!

Olympic Shoes or Chucks for Squats?

Will putting on a pair of Olympic lifting shoes kick up your squat by 20 pounds, or are you better off wearing Chucks?

Cardio Kills

Endurance training may make you leaner, but it'll eat up muscle, damage your cardiovascular system, elevate cortisol, put you in an acidic state, and might just kill you.

How to Burn Stubborn Body Fat

Eating less and exercising more isn't going to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat. Here's the smart way to blast those love handles and saddlebags.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.4

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

Pull the Hypertrophy Trigger

Wild, neuro-science based methods to recruit and fatigue the maximum number of motor units with each exercise.

Maximal Fat Loss, Minimal Equipment

Combine minimal equipment and tons of groundwork for brutally effective fat-loss exercise combinations. Here’s how.

Built for Bad: Strength Circuits

Strength circuits provide the perfect balance of heavy loads, rep volume, and work density to produce the very best gains in strength, size, and leanness. Get the plan here.

Quad Killer: 20-Rep Front Squats

You can't beat 20-rep squats for building leg size and strength. Here are some new variations of the old school killer.

Master the Reverse-Grip Bench Press

Don't be scared. The reverse-grip bench press can be safely used to hit new, pain-free PR’s. Here’s how.

Grow, Ectomorph, Grow

Naturally skinny? Here's how to finally gain some shirt-stretching muscle.

Conditioning When the Weather Stinks

Being in shape isn't about sporting “ripped abz,” it's about being physically capable of being a man. Here's how to get there when the weather ain't cooperating.

John Meadows Got Shredded by "Accident"

The story of how John stood on stage far heavier, far more muscular, and far more shredded than he's ever been.

The Push Press

Everything you need to know about the push press.

Bodybuilding's Original Superhero: Chuck Sipes

Old school bodybuilders were as strong as they were big. None was more impressive than Chuck Sipes.

Get Your Press Up!

600-pound benchers may be forgiven for not focusing on the press. Your narrow ass, on the other hand, has no excuses. Here’s why you need to do it.

Ignorant When it Comes to Deadlifts?

It's okay that you don't know how to deadlift if you were never taught properly. But if you still don't know after reading this article, that's a different story.

The Snatch Grip Deadlift

It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.

Fiber Made Simple

Many bodybuilders don't give ingesting fiber or taking a dump a second thought. Here's why you should!