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Leverage-Disadvantage Squat Plan

To build up your squat, ignore things you're good at and spend time doing things that make you downright uncomfortable.

797M for Strength

Smash a new personal record every two weeks with this innovative system based on RPE (rate of perceived exertion).

Which Wolf Are You Feeding?

Are you scanning the world for excuses or opportunities? Read this, get your act together, and reach your goals.

6 Ball-Busting Finishers

If your idea of conditioning is doing some treadmill "work," then try these high-octane fat-burning finishers.

High-Performance, No BS Correctives

Perform better with corrective work focusing on the five basic human movements, tonic and phasic muscles, and regressions.

20 Minute Strength & Power Workouts

Here's how to use demanding 20-minute workouts to build a strong, powerful body... or die trying.

Action Offends The Inactive

A funny thing happens when you try to better yourself: other people try to stop you. Here’s why and how to deal with them.

CrossFit, Kevin Ogar, and Questions

A CrossFit athlete severs his spine during a competition. Freak accident or something that could have been prevented?

Lessons from Football

Grinders win, greatness is planned, and your attitude determines everything. Works in the NFL and it'll work for you.

High Pull Blitz

Gain 10 pounds of muscle by doing just one full body exercise? It can work, if you've got the guts to try it.

Micro-PA Activates Hypertrophy

Stimulate muscle growth by activating mTOR, which is the master enzyme responsible for muscle protein synthesis.

Fasting: Sound Science, Behavioral BS

While intermittent fasting has some benefits, it can easily lead to muscle loss, fat gain, and even disordered eating. Here’s what gurus won’t tell you.

Identify Weak Points and Destroy Them

To reach your training goals, you first have to identify the "kingpins" that are holding you back, then remove them.

Does Lifting Boost Testosterone?

Does manipulating your hormone levels through exercise actually lead to more muscle? Or is that Broscience 101?

Reverse 21s for Hypertrophy

Warning: There will be blood. This technique will rapidly add mass your biceps, chest, back, delts, and legs.

7 Ways to Dominate the Pull-Up

Build muscle and get gorilla strong with these unique chin-up and pull-up tips and exercise variations.

Fear is Good

Fear is the single best predictor of weightlifting success - not the absence of fear, but actually experiencing it.

14 Tips For a Successful Year

Fourteen training, programming, and diet tips to make this your best year yet.

8-Week Quad and Hamstring Assault

Give your body a break from traditional squats and deadlifts and smash your wheels with this growth-inducing plan.

Are You Stronger or Just Better?

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

7 Ways to Hack Your Hip Hinge

The hip hinge is the single most-important movement pattern for squats and deadlifts. Can you even do them correctly?

Program Shock: Do the Opposite

Shock your body into building more muscle in just two weeks using Opposite Training. Here’s how.

9 Tricks for Consistent Workouts

Building a better body requires commitment and consistency. Here's how to never miss a workout.

Last Set Mayhem

Combine volume and intensity by performing multiple sets and then taking the last set to muscle-tearing oblivion.