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Modifying the Big Lifts

Get more out of the squat, deadlift, and overhead press. Know your limitations and overcome them. Here’s how.

Fat Loss Nutrition

To lose body fat, sometimes you have to throw conventional thinking out the window and do what's counterintuitive. Check this out

Diet Planning for the Hardgainer

Terrific remedies for the chronically slim, including info on calorie intake and macronutrient intake, along with little-known strategies for packing on meat.

5 Great Lessons

Some coaches are so good that their peers sing their praises. Here's what Coach Boyle thinks you should know about Dan John.

Harness the Power of Insulin

Guys with outstanding insulin sensitivity build muscle easier while staying leaner. Here's how you can muscle your way in on that action.

4 Sure-Fire Ways To Kill Progress

Not sure why you’re still not jacked? Here’s your answer… and how to fight it.

Eat to Get Big Without Getting Fat

Use this lean mass calculator and diet plan to build muscle without having to pull the fat pants out of the closet.

3 Fixes for Weak Body Parts

Give these training strategies a try to quickly fix your lagging muscle groups.

Training Speed to Get Strong

Learn to apply force quickly and it'll make you stronger. That's what speed training is all about: power, explosiveness, and strength. Try this before you plateau.

The First Sexy Posture Article

A few postural checks, balances, and adjustments can have you looking a whole lot sexier in just a few minutes.

Long Live the Overhead Press

Overhead pressing is great but it’s not for everyone. You need to be qualified to press. Find out if you are here.

How to Use Tempo Training

Varying your lifting speed is a great way to promote growth. Here's how to choose the right tempo to reach your goals.

Deadlifting for Strongman

How some of the most powerful, explosive men on the planet train for the king of powerlifting exercises.

Fiber Made Simple

Many bodybuilders don't give ingesting fiber or taking a dump a second thought. Here's why you should!

Respect The Iron Way

Use the iron to cut through the chaos of life. Here's the deal.

Optimal Frequency and Intensity of Training

How often should you train a lift? Good question. Here's a simple way to determine your ideal frequency.

The Cardio Manifesto

Everyone hates cardio. Here's how to choose the right type, intensity, frequency, and duration to get into prize-worthy condition.

Metabolic Flexibility

Are you programmed to be lean and muscular? Here's how to find out where you stand, and what you can do about it.

CAT, Plyo, and Board Presses

Compensatory acceleration, plyometrics, and board presses. Here’s how to use these tools for explosive bench pressing.

Iron Evolution – Phase 5

A step-by-step approach to setting new PRs in the squat, bench, and deadlift.

Prilepin's Table for Hypertrophy

Rethinking a classic strength training paradigm so that it results in massive hypertrophy gains.

4 Reasons You're Not Lean

Believe it or not, only one of these is about your crappy diet. Check out all the tips here.

Overrated Muscle-Builders and Superior Alternatives

The best exercises for building muscle aren't always the most popular ones. Here are a few effective, yet underrated, moves for legs, arms, and chest.

The New Rules of Strength Training

The strength training industry has been like the Wild West for too long. Here are rules that bring method to the madness.