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Expose Your Weaknesses to Get Strong!

Targeting weak links builds strength, helps you achieve structural balance, and prolongs your lifting career. Here’s how to do it.

The Effort Factor

is is a piece of the puzzle that most people think they have, but really don't. It's true in the gym and it's true in the rest of your life.

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.

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.

The Novelty Workout

While variety is good – even necessary – too much of it derails your progress. Here’s what you need to know.

3 Questions For Better Workouts

Ask yourself these three important questions and you’ll be able to choose better workouts for your goals.

4-Week Radical Re-Inflation Plan

Rapid changes in body composition require extreme approaches. This program isn't easy. But for putting on size fast, it's crazy smart.

3 Shoulder Training Tips and 5 Exercises

Have a love-hate relationship with the overhead press? Want to do them, but your shoulders say no? Here are 5 exercises that work just as well.

Train Like A Man 8

This workout challenge looks easy… on paper. But just wait until you actually try it.

Foam Rollers Are For Wimps!

All hail a smarter, more effective, more efficient, and decidedly manlier approach to corrective exercise.

8 More Random Thoughts and Training Tips

Forged from the fires of Mount Randomness come 8 tips to help you get bigger, stronger, leaner, and healthier.

Managing Training Stress

Here are a couple of simple but telling biofeedback tests to let you how well you're managing the stress imposed by training.

Train Like A Man 4

There’s cardio and then there’s warrior cardio. Do the latter. Here’s how.

The Ultimate Arm Assault

Once you've built a foundation of strength you'll need to isolate and annihilate. Here's a surefire way to build big arms.

Heavy Lessons

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

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.

How to Modulate Intensity

The smart lifter’s guide to intensity, from neural efficiency to myofibrilar hypertrophy.

More 3rd World Workouts

You don't need fancy equipment to stay fit or get stronger. Even in the most dire circumstances. Check this out.

Managing Inflammation

The next big "silent killer" is also a physique killer - unless you take steps to stay on top of it. Here’s how.

Gruesome Tales from the Garage

Horrible setbacks can happen when you're pursuing strength. Are these stories horrific, or are they inspiring?

Deep Meal-Frequency Thoughts

What does the science really say about eating 6-8 times per day? Read this and find out.

5 Simple Tips for Bigger Tugs

Cool ways to drive up your deadlift numbers, fast.

Flax Oil vs. Fish Oil

Which one is best for you? You may be surprised.

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.