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Eccentric Training for More Muscle

Eccentric training, especially when you “accentuate” it by strategic means, is the best kept secret to hypertrophy and strength.

The NPGL: America's Newest Sport?

Scoot over, CrossFit. Competitive fitness is on the rise. Could it become America's new team sport? You decide.

From Bodybuilding Geek to CrossFit Newb

Bodybuilding might make you look athletic, but does it make you an athlete? Confessions of a hypertrophy addict in a CrossFit gym.

6 Reasons Why You're Always Hurt

Injuries occur with any challenging form of training, but you don't have to invite them by making these six common mistakes.

The 10 Commandments of Lifting

These straight-talking, common sense “commandments” ought to be emblazoned on the walls of every lifting facility in the world.

5 Radical Ways to Stop Hurting

Forget icing and NSAIDS. They may delay or prevent healing. Instead, try these methodologies that you probably haven't heard of.

Does CrossFit Lead to Injury?

CrossFit claims that the NSCA is out to get them. Is it a conspiracy or does CrossFit just enjoy bullying people?

The Case for Broscience

If you're disregarding the advice of an experienced lifter in favor of the latest study, you may be doing yourself a disservice. And you definitely look like a punk.

Reflexive Strength and Spider-Man

Get shredded and increase your "secret" reflexive strength. But remember, with great abs come great responsibility.

Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Safe or Deadly?

The lawyers, the media, and supposedly science are saying that testosterone might kill you. Could they be right?

New Rules of the Overhead Press

Very few lifters know how to perform the overhead press correctly. Stand out from the crowd and learn to nail this sucker.

Beware the Master Debater

The newest internet expert disregards in-the-trenches wisdom from big, successful lifters and coaches. He's great at debating, but not so great at building muscle. Do you even lift, bro?

Adversity Makes Us Stronger

Like it or not, the truth is that successful people just work harder than less successful people. So drop the excuses, stop blaming others, and get to work. Here’s some motivation.

The Motivation Secret

When you've got the right goals in your training (and life), all the little things take care of themselves.

8 Exercise Variations for New Growth

Trigger muscle growth with challenging variations of the chin-up, push-up, dip, and more!

Weird Workouts That Really Work

Shake up your training with Tabata for biceps, eccentric roll-outs for abs, and speed push-ups.

Are You Stronger or Just Better?

Are you getting hung up on improving technique when you should be just concentrating on getting stronger?

The Specificity/Variability Paradox

To achieve a goal, you must train specifically for the task. But without variation you'll fizzle. Here's how to fix that problem.

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.

Pick It Up and Bleed

The barbell has things to teach you. Painful, but very rewarding things.

Anabolic Resistance

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

Obliterate Your Sticking Points

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

6 Exercises For Stress-Free Gains

You need more volume to get big, but too much volume can mess you up. Here are 6 great movements that won't trash your CNS.