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Mental Strategies for Getting Results

Stop standing in your own way. These psychological tricks will help you reach your performance and physique goals.

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.

9 Ways to Get Better in the Gym

Great tips and strategies to help you reach your strength and physique goals. Check ‘em out.

5 New Reasons to Train on One Leg

Single-leg training has many benefits you've probably heard about. Here are 5 you haven't.

Stimulants & Explosive Performance

Stimulants can really get you amped up for a tough workout, but do they have other effects as well? Dr. Lowery hooked himself up to fancy lab equipment to find out.

10 Principles For Better Programming

The best training programs have ten principles in common. Is your lifting plan up to snuff?

Total-Rep Training

It's the perfect auto-regulatory program: Do as many sets as necessary to hit a total of 25 reps with your 5-6RM. Then drop the resistance and rep out.

Masochistic Mechanical Drop Sets

To bring up hard-to-grow muscle groups, use mechanical drop sets instead of straight sets. Here are 8 painful ways to do it.

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.

Lessons from Football

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

Micro-PA Activates Hypertrophy

Stimulate muscle growth by activating mTOR, which is the master enzyme responsible for muscle protein synthesis.

The One-Bar Warm-Up

Here's a unique warm-up that uses just the barbell instead of bodyweight drills, foam rolling, or mobilizations.

8-Week Quad and Hamstring Assault

Give your body a break from traditional squats and deadlifts and smash your wheels with this growth-inducing plan.

The 3-Week Wimpy Back Cure

Doing a back workout once a week isn't going to cut it. You need to crush it and crush it hard several times a week.

Don't Be the Strongest Weakling

Being the strongest guy at Planet Fitness is like being the leanest kid at fat camp. If you want to push your limits, surround yourself with people who are ahead of you in the game.

Is Time Under Tension a Crock?

Slow-tempo sets extend the duration of a set and hurt like hell the next day, but they ignore important growth triggers.

The Return of Direct Arm Training

You don’t need direct arm training, just the big basic exercises, right? That’s what some say. Here’s why they’re wrong.

To Lose Fat, Eat More Early

The most important time to get the right nutrients into your body is around the workout, but breakfast is crucial, too. Here’s why.

Stack-10 Training

Choose a big lift that needs work. Apply the Stack-10 plan. Smash plateaus and pack on new muscle in 6 workouts. Here's how.

9 Great Ideas to Improve Your Workouts

How to get the most out of rep schemes, your workouts, and your programming.

The Effort Factor

is is a piece of the puzzle that most people think they have, but really don't. It's true in the gym and it's true in the rest of your life.

How to Build a Powerful Neck

Weak neck, weak body. Here's the best way to build that pencil-neck.

Heavy Ab Training

Being lean isn't enough. You must choose the right kind of training and go heavy for hypertrophied, punch-proof abs.

Screw Exercise Variation!

How important is exercise variation really? According to this coach, not very. Check out his reasoning.