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Tip: Try the Gironda 8x8 Set/Rep Scheme

An 8x8 set/rep scheme is tough enough, but do it using 30 second rest periods for all kinds of gains. Here's how.

4 Ways Modern Life is Making You Fat

Even if you train hard and eat right, these four things can trigger fat gain, wreck your sleep, and kill your strength. Here's how to fight them.

Tip: Squeeze Your Glutes for Better Abs

Contracting the glutes during ab-wheel rollouts works the core musculature harder and fires up the abs.

Tip: Change Your Grip for a Stronger Overhead Press

These two simple tweaks can boost pressing strength for bigger, stronger delts. Check 'em out.

Protein Trickery: Nitrogen Spiking

Some companies have been ripping you off by selling protein supplements spiked with cheap fillers passed off as real protein. Here's how to avoid the scam.

The Truth About GMOs

Billions of genetically modified (GM) foods have been eaten over the last few decades with no problems. Then why is everyone so afraid? Find out here.

Eccentric Training for More Muscle

Eccentric training, especially when you “accentuate” it by strategic means, is the best kept secret to hypertrophy and strength.

Live Longer, Live Stronger

Resveratrol is known for its health benefits, but it also increases testosterone, blocks estrogen, naturally boost performance, and improves body composition.

Big Brother is Watching You Squat

Trainers get certified and acquire clients by getting results. But the state may soon force them to get licensed and train clients differently.

Kelly Starrett, Mobility, and CrossFit

Kelly Starrett is a physical therapist and expert on movement and injury prevention. Here's his take on the current state and future of CrossFit.

The Secret to Training Motivation

There are two personality types when it comes to training. Find out which one you are and you'll stay motivated and get results.

16 Proven Ways to Build Muscle

Bored? Stuck in a rut? Here are 16 surefire workout protocols to jumpstart your training, get you motivated, and build more muscle.

Clean Eating and Biscotti

This Italian cookie recipe is "clean" but it's so tasty you'll feel dirty eating it. And those are the best kinds of foods to eat to lose fat.

10 Dumb Ways to Use Smart Workout Tools

Kettlebells, chains, sleds, stability balls, and foam rollers fill the gym. Should you use them? Yes. But not like a jackass.

3 Keys to a Big, Injury-Free Bench Press

Lift big-ass weights without pain using these three very advanced techniques.

Mental Strategies for Getting Results

Stop standing in your own way. These psychological tricks will help you reach your performance and physique goals.

Build 360 Degree Strength

Take the flexibility test, then use a unique exercise to build strength in new body positions. Your squat and deadlift will thank you.

The 4 Most Debilitating Exercises

Bench press, deadlift, deep squat, leg press: Which one could mess you up the most and how can you prevent it?

Hellfire Reps

A simple technique that forces you to use better form and full range of motion. It'll burn like heck, but you'll like the results!

CrossFit and Starting Strength

Most training programs will deliver results, but are those the results you really want? Let's look at two popular methodologies.

Burn Reps for Anabolic Growth

To extend time under tension and trigger key anabolic responses, do “burn reps” at the end of a set until you have nothing left in the tank.

5-4-3-2-1 Shoulder Workout

A shoulder workout that uses unique movements based on almost every conceivable training stimulus.

Carbohydrate Customized Diet

Why drop your carbs crazy low if you don't have to? If your insulin sensitivity is good, and it probably is, you can eat more carbs than you think.

Big Guys Use Bad Form

What's called “cheating” by the form police may be just what you need to add some serious size.