Curls with kettlebells, how to cluster-train with deadlifts, the truth behind upper and lower abs, new research on how muscle works, and much more.
The secret to long-term gains isn't a special exercise or magic supplement, and it costs less than five bucks a year.
It's time to say goodbye to the bodybuilding tradition of eating 6 times a day. Here’s a better way.
Train your back like it's your job. Undo the damage from chronic sitting and limit the consequences of too much benching. Here's what to do.
Awesome variations on back exercises, plus a hugely inspirational video feature of Dave Tate doing deadlifts with chains.
How to make sweet, sweet, love to a ball and other wonderful lessons learned by Eric Cressey in the past year.
It’s a plan only for true muscle masochists. It was first proposed in Iron Man magazine in 1976. We know why it didn't get popular – it hurt too much.
Cleans are for anyone who wants to get bigger, stronger, and more athletic. Here's a step-by-step guide for mastering it.
Squatting like a champion is as simple as learning these six tips, adapting some specific exercises, and watching some great videos.
Six strength coaches explain what they changed about their training and nutrition. Here's what you can learn from what they learned.
Kettlebells, Turkish getups, loaded carries and deadlifts. Here's why one coach went from avoiding them to becoming an avid fan.
A better way to cycle carbs, one that allows you to have your cake and eat it too, literally.
Everybody wants to add more wheels to their squat, bench, and deadlift. But sometimes it's the little things that trip us up. Give this a read and start hitting some PR's.
The smart lifter’s guide to intensity, from neural efficiency to myofibrilar hypertrophy.
If you're not as strong or as jacked as you want to be, there's probably a very simple reason for it: You're doing the wrong exercises. Check this out.
What's the purpose of a big bench? Does the strength displayed there actually translate into real-life athleticism and pushing power? Find out here.
Hardcore bodyweight isometrics will make your whole body stronger. Here’s how to do ‘em.
There's no secret recipe for getting strong, just a few time-tested tips that nearly every strong guy does. Here they are.
Stretching doesn't affect DOMS; hex bar deadlifts are just as good as power lifts; full ROM is better; work that neck; and more research (much of it not-yet published) from the files of Bret Contreras.
Loosen up those hips and fix your lame-ass squats. Here's how.
Forget everything your gym teacher taught you about rehabbing an injury. Here are some controversial approaches to healing fast, starting from the bottom up.
Everyone says the Smith machine is awful, but a lot of bodybuilders use it… and they’re bigger than you. Here’s why it’s not so bad and how to use it wisely.
What to do when the cold and flu hits and, more importantly, how to prevent illness to begin with.
The easy-peasy push-up gets a heck of a lot more challenging once you remove a hand from the equation. Here are some tips on mastering this old-school feat of strength.