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6 Heavy Bench Press Lessons

Shoulder pressing versus benching, avoiding injuries, the right grip to use, and why you should never miss a rep.

How to Use Linear Periodization

Legendary lifters used linear progression to break records. It's time to revisit that proven method.

The 5/2 Fat-Loss Diet for Lifters

Eat normally five days a week and eat a reduced-calorie diet on two non-consecutive days. What could be easier?

Do You Really Need a Lifting Belt?

If, when, and how to wear weight belts to get bigger and stronger. Four coaches weigh in.

6 Weeks of Squatting Insanity

A radical, painful approach to a bigger, better squat and a body forged in iron.

The Best Damn Push-Ups Article, Period!

Think you know all there is to know about push-ups? Ha! We thought so too...until we read this.

The Return of German Volume Training

GVT works, if you can handle it. Here are the pros and cons.

The 40-Day Program

Most of you are too weak to put on muscle. Here's a simple 40-day program that will make you strong and buff.

The Essential 8 Mobility Drills

Finally, a warm-up routine that even people who hate warming up can handle! This short series of drills will not only make you feel better, but the increased mobility you'll gain will help you make unprecedented gains in the gym.

Customized Volume Training

Personalize high volume training for your body type and get maximum gains in size and strength. Get the details here.

Heal that Hunchback!

Many lifters develop a head-forward, kyphotic posture. Add in computers and gaming and this can lead to trouble. Here’s how to fix it.

Tip: Cardio Doesn't Work

Let's help put Jillian Michaels and others of her ilk out of work by pointing out a painful truth about cardio.

Tip: Everyday Lateral Raises

Yes, trained correctly, you can do these shoulder wideners daily. Here's how.

An Apology to Bosu Ball

I recently wrote an article titled "Puncture All Bosu Balls," and as my usual caustic self often does, I gave it a snarky subtitle

3 Capsules for Perfect Sleep

Chill out, reduce nighttime anxiety, and get the best sleep of your life. You'll lose fat easily and produce more testosterone. Here's how.

Tip: Mix This Into Your Food to Get Super Healthy

This forgotten food has been rediscovered and science is pretty excited about its many healthful effects.

How to be a Social Media Fitness Star

Here's how to give advice on the internet, find your tribe, thwart trolls, and keep your soul intact.

The Best Lift for Every Body Part

Can't spend a ton of time in the gym? Build a physique that looks like you do. Make these exercises a priority.

Tip: 200 Pound Man, 100 Pound Dumbbell

Can you pass this strength test? All you'll need is a dumbbell that's 50 percent of your bodyweight.

3 Best Calorie-Burning Workouts for Lifters

Most of the cardio work done in the gym is stupid. Here are three methods that actually burn calories and build work capacity.

Tip: Your Tools Are Not Your Identity

Your training style and diet do not define you. Here's how to disinvest, ditch your cultish tribe, and keep improving.

Building the Complete Yoke

This program will build your traps, rear delts, and neck, but also your other yoke muscles.

Tip: How to Read T Nation

We've been accused of offering conflicting information. Let's clear that up.

Tip: Body Fat Percentage and Muscle Loss

How do you keep muscle while losing fat? Answers here.