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Bad Form Builds Muscle

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

Smash 3 PRs in One Month

Train the assistance lifts more like the big three and watch your personal records fall like dominoes. Here's the full plan.

How to Build a Powerful Neck

Weak neck, weak body. Here's the best way to build that pencil-neck.

Do You Need to Squat Deeply?

Everyone says deep squatting is the only way to go. But is that right for your goals? Find out here.

Deadlifting With T-Rex Arms

Most long-armed lifters are built for deadlifting, but here's what to do if you're cursed with short, stubby arms.

7 Advanced Exercise Modifications

Accelerate hypertrophy with slight modifications to your staple exercises. Here are seven ways to do it.

5 Tips From The Trenches

In-the-trenches coach Ben Bruno talks fat-grip work, recognizing training bias, and the power of the Dead-Squat Bar.

6 Powerful Prowler Exercises

Think the Prowler is just for pushing and puking? Not so fast. Here are 6 new Prowler exercises to shake up your training.

Elite Wisdom

Dave Tate is not a motivational speaker. He just kicks your butt into gear by telling you the cold hard truth. So listen up.

Build a Thicker Back in 28 Days

A wide back will separate you from the typical tank-top lifter. But you're going to need more than rows and pull-ups.

7 Brutal New Upper Body Exercises

Chest, shoulders, and triceps stopped growing? Here are seven new ways to blast them.

40 Squat Workouts in 8 Weeks

To make fast gains in the squat you have to squat more frequently - a lot more frequently. Here's how to make it work.

4 Ways to Build Mental Toughness

Mental toughness separates champions from also-rans. If you weren't born with it, here are four ways to develop it.

Do You Really Need a Lifting Belt?

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

Westside Wisdom

The godfather of powerlifting talks about Max Effort, Dynamic Effort, explosiveness, box squats, and more!

Deadlift Challenge: 405 x 10

Coach Rooney smashed his deadlift goal using the pseudo-sumo deadlift and five rules. Here's how you can too.

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.

Tapping Your Full Growth Potential

If you want to pack on muscle as fast as possible, build up those Type I fibers everyone else has told you to ignore. Here’s how.

Strong, Fast, and Brutal

Learn good techniques in the four big lifts, then just let go and get aggressive.

400-Pound Kettlebell Swings

Kettlebells are great for conditioning. Now let's use them to build devastating strength and explosive power. Here’s how.

Get Bigger and Stronger, Even Banged Up

Losers use injuries as excuses to be lazy. Winners find ways to work around them. Here are 17 tips for wounded winners.

4 Weightlifting Myths Destroyed

These training myths do more harm than good. Ditch the dogma and get stronger today.

Master the Squat

900-pound squatter Dave Tate shows you how to smash your squat plateau... if you can handle it.