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The Thunder From Down Under

Ian King is the antithesis of what you may think a strength coach would be.

Question of Strength 14

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Variations on a Theme

There are scores of biceps movements. Furthermore, there are hundreds of ways to do those biceps movements. The trouble is, unless you're involved in this business full-time, you tend to adopt certain exercises and do them over and over again, to the exclusion of all others.

Tip: This Plank Isn't For Pantywaists

Got two minutes? Drop to the floor and try this challenge!

Tip: Garhammer for Strong Abs

It might hurt to breathe the day after you do this, but you'll like the results.

Tip: The Oblique Exercise You Need

Want a midsection that's as hard as a tree trunk? Well, stop eating donuts. Also, do this rotation exercise.

Tip: This Hybrid Ab Exercise Will Make You Cry

But hey, at least you'll be a crybaby with great abs. Check it out.

Tip: A Better Leg Extension

Build bigger quads with this quick adjustment.

Tip: The Truth About Rate Coding

What you need to know about the 10 percent rule.

Tip: A Weird Way to Row

Do this with a kettlebell, a dumbbell, or a barbell. It's a bit odd, but has full-body benefits.

Tip: How to Lift with Angry Joints

Try these workarounds to keep you in the gym when you're feeling a little banged up.

Tip: The Cable Chop for Rear Delts

All the reverse flyes in the world won't build up your lagging posterior delts. Add this move to shoulder day.

Tip: Do Sprint Snacks to Build Conditioning

New research shows short bouts of high-intensity cardio done throughout the day work just as well as doing them all at once. Info here.

Tip: Master the J-Row

Build a better back with this one-arm row variation.

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.

More Gains in Less Time: 5 Pro Tips

These strategies will allow you to make greater gains by doing more work in the gym in a given amount of time.

Tip: Could This Be the Next Super Supplement?

This new nutritional kid on the block could soon prove to rival curcumin in its broad range of effects.

Tip: The Healthiest Oil for Frying

The best cooking oil turns out to be the one everyone said not to use. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Climbing Up In Age? Bump Up The Volume

Think you're done gaining size? Raise your rep ranges and get bigger. Here's why it works for middle-aged lifters.

Tip: Change Your Attitude About Achy Joints

Think achy joints are a good reason to sit out another workout? Screw that.

Tip: Ramping Up the Reverse Hyper

Turn this exercise into an isometric hold for greater strength gains. Here's how.

Tip: Over 40? Build Your Work Capacity

And it doesn't have to take hours. Here's why you need to get your heart and lungs working now.

Tip: The Toughest Way to do EZ-Bar Curls

Two sets of this mechanical advantage drop set will leave your biceps screaming (and growing).