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CrossFit and High-Rep Olympic Lifting

Are high-rep Oly lifts dangerous? Will they fail to make you strong? Here's what a variety of experts have to say.

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.

Anabolic Resistance

Bulking diets, if you're not careful, can create anabolic resistance, leading to rapid fat gain with no muscle growth.

The Fructose Verdict

A lot of folks are afraid of fructose. Should they be? Here are the facts.

5 Critical Training Mistakes

How many of the following training mistakes do you make on a regular basis? The answer may shame you.

Obliterate Your Sticking Points

Combining isometric training with CAT can help even the most stagnant lifter power through to a new PR.

7 Hard Truths About Lifting

Here are seven training tenets that have worked for over 30 years. Have you adopted them all?

The Hub and Spoke Method

A new way to organize your workouts to quickly boost a lagging lift or stubborn muscle group.

Bad Form Builds Muscle

Is there a case for less than perfect form? Yes. Here’s why.

20 Reps with a 10 Rep Max

Build muscle and shed fat in 20 minutes with this new rest-pause workout... if you don't pass out first.

10 Challenging New Ways to Chin-up and Row

Masochistic new variations of the chin-up and row to smash your plateaus and build a brick-wall back.

4 Things to Steal From CrossFit

Hating on CrossFit is trendier than those hipster Ray-Bans your aunt bought you. There are some aspects of CrossFit that deserve your attention, however.

Deadstop Training Revisited

If you're searching for a way to smash a strength plateau in a hurry, try deadstop training. Here’s how to do it.

HLC: The Ultimate Workout Finisher

Ready to shed some body fat? Try hybrid locomotion complexes. Here’s how to do them.

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.

In Search of the Perfect Rep

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

6 Coaches Weigh in on Chest Training

What’s the best way to build your chest? The experts reveal their most powerful tips.

8 Tips From an 800-Pound Bencher

The soft-pause technique, extended ROM presses, the induction method, and other tips from a monster bench presser. Check ‘em out.

Awaken the Glute Monster!

From sports performance to looking good in a pair of jeans, the glutes are important. Here’s how to wake them up and get them working for you.

The Virtual Squat Seminar

Everything you need to know about squatting heavy, from stance to hand position. Check it out.

Your Diet Isn't Building Any Muscle

Your uber-healthy or trendy diet couldn't pack pounds on a Pomeranian. Here's why.

Becoming A Personal Trainer

Have the recent economic woes led you to consider becoming a personal trainer? You should read this first.

5 Mistakes That Killed My Progress

Caffeine overloads, tragic neglect of kettlebells, wayward experimentation, and other mistakes that made coach Bumgardner the butt of cruel jokes.

5 Ways to Get Stronger You Didn't Already Know

When the strength building basics stop working, you need real advice that works, not gimmicks. You need this article.