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This is How I Train

It's not the exercises, sets, or reps. The most important part of a training program is knowing what your needs and goals are.

2 Ways to Lose Fat, Only 1 Way to Get Ripped

Simple tips to help you get shredded. Check ‘em out.

Heavy Lessons

A long-time strength coach finally enters a powerlifting meet. Here's what you can learn from his experiments.

Going From Point A to Point B

Figuring out what point B is, the problems with goal setting, and realistic body fat percentages.

7 Things I Learned in 2011

How to make sweet, sweet, love to a ball and other wonderful lessons learned by Eric Cressey in the past year.

6 Secrets for a Supreme Squat

Squatting like a champion is as simple as learning these six tips, adapting some specific exercises, and watching some great videos.

Exercises Saved From the Dumpster

Kettlebells, Turkish getups, loaded carries and deadlifts. Here's why one coach went from avoiding them to becoming an avid fan.

Iron Evolution – Phase 7

When Dave Tate retired from powerlifting, he was a physical wreck. So he took matters into his own hands and came up with an unorthodox cure.

Squatmeggedon - All Things Squatting

There's more to squatting than just getting under a heavy bar and popping a couple of blood vessels in your eye. Here are a few little-known variations of the king of lifts.

4 Sure-Fire Ways To Kill Progress

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

Your Brain is Rancid

Your brain can rot like that half-eaten Pizza you found under your X-Box. Here's how to prevent it.

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6 Weeks to Superhero - Squat Complex

I've tried every way known to man to quickly pack on muscle while getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.

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6 Weeks to Superhero - Deadlift Complex

I've tried every way known to man to quickly pack on muscle while getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.

Strong in the Stretch

Get stronger and improve movement quality at the same time with these five exercises.

Leucine and Protein Synthesis

Leucine is the key amino acid responsible for stimulating muscle protein synthesis. Here’s how to make it even better.

Curcumin: The Next Big Superfood

What can help you lose fat, fight off catabolism, smack down pesticides and make chicken taste great? Answer: India's golden superfood.

Fish Oil: Gender Matters

Research suggests males and females respond differently to DHA and EPA supplementation. Details here.

Band of Meatheads

Want to be more and do more? You'll get there faster with friends than you would by going at it alone. Here’s why community is essential in training.

Does Your "Fat Math" Add Up?

Fat is back on the menu, but the amount and kind you eat matters. Fix your health and improve your body comp. Get your fat facts straightened out here.

Enter The Drug Dragon - 3

A professional prep coach returns to answer your questions about MMA and drugs, Trenbolone home brews, estrogen blockers, and more.

15 Cool Nutrition Tips

Fifteen topics that will help you build a bigger, leaner, healthier body and live a better life. Check ‘em out.

Quick Fixes to Common Training Injuries

Because you can't build a good body while you're hurt, we asked experts Cressey and Robertson how they'd fix four common injuries.

100 Reps in 100 Seconds

Martin Rooney transforms his combat athletes into beasts in record time. He wants to do the same with you.

Sucker Punch: Dr. John Berardi

Dr. John Berardi gives us the details on nutrition for athletes, diet strategy, food behavior, and Georges St. Pierre. See what he has to say.