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Back in the day, guys were big, strong, lean, athletic, and even healthy. Here are 6 seemingly forgotten ideas or methods that you'd do well to emulate today.

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You're Hurt - You're Not Dead

Injured? That doesn't mean your workouts should consist of channel surfing. Here are some great heavy-weight exercises you can still do.

Intensity Techniques to Make You Hurt

Just picking up heavy objects will only work for so long. Here's how to use high-intensity methods to accelerate gains.

4 Stronger Squat Exercises

Exercise solutions to all your squatting problems.

5 Knocks to the Weightlifting Head

A handful of ideas about lifting, food, and even life that will make you think. (Don’t be scared.)

3 Shoulder Training Tips and 5 Exercises

Have a love-hate relationship with the overhead press? Want to do them, but your shoulders say no? Here are 5 exercises that work just as well.

7 Operational Principles For Masters Lifters

Don't let age limit your training. Here's how to gain strength and get your head right.

Set a PR Every Day

Screw linear periodization. Autoregulate your training and PR each time you train. Here’s how.

Best Ways to Audit Your Program

All training programs should have a simple audit. It’s time to look under the hood and see what’s missing.

Train Like A Man 9

You have 20 minutes to complete the five events of the Mantathlon. Can you do it?

The Best in Training

Jim Wendler lists the best in conditioning, getting stronger, assistance work, home gyms, and strength training books, along with torpedoing the “best” myths.

EDT for Strength

Need to switch your focus from strength to size? Use this classic hypertrophy program to build muscle and increase work capacity in 3 weeks.

6 Weeks of Squatting Insanity

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

8 More Tips for Training and Recovery

Let’s talk calf training without machines, sure-fire sleep, simple warm-ups, and even hand care for meatheads.

My 6 Most Important Training Discoveries

Try any one of these powerful training epiphanies. It may be what markedly improves your performance and physique.

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.

Training Percentages Made Simple

Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.

Smart Overhead Pressing

A litany of shoulder exercises that both fix AND build your shoulders.

In Search of the Perfect Rep

Tips on getting the most out of the deadlift, pull-up, and bent-over row.

8 Blast Strap Exercises for Serious Muscle

Blast straps, TRX, and rings are invaluable tools for blasting the muscle in a way you never thought possible.

3 Experts - 5 Optimal Training Programs

Three experts devise training programs for 5 different body parts. If there’s something you want to build, start with one of these plans.

7 More Tweaks To Make Your Exercises More Evil

They're still your favorite exercises, just tweaked a bit to make them that much more painful - and productive.

8 Things I Learned in 2012

The most successful coaches stay on top cause they never stop learning. Here's what one of the best learned last year.

The 5 Key Principles

Goal setting requires an ongoing assessment. Here's what lifters should know about making it from point A to point B.

A Power Clean Primer For Beginners

A beautiful, logical, and simple step-by-step guide to doing power cleans.