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Question of Strength 21

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

A Bowlful of Jelly

I've got a little round belly That shakes when I laugh, Like a bowlful of jelly...

The Swiss Ball Arm Workout

Contrary to popular belief, the Swiss Ball is not where you take Swiss tennis star Martina Hingis after she wins the Wimbledon Championship. The Swiss Ball is actually an large, inflated, polyurethane/vinyl ball that can be an indispensable aid in training arms, legs, or any other body part for that matter.

Chanko

Can’t seem to put on any quality weight? Try this strategy borrowed from sumo wrestlers. And don’t worry, you won’t get fat like a sumo! Check it out.

Dangerously Hardcore™

I've never fit in anywhere. Actually, I never really think about it.

Tip: How to Dump the Bar When Things Go Wrong

Training alone? Here's how to bail out of the back squat, front squat, bench press, and split squat.

Tip: Steroids vs. Your Brain

Do anabolic-androgenic steroids make you, well, kinda stupid? Here's the new science.

Tip: The Back Burner

Finish off your back workout with a few rounds of this. Bonus: It'll wake up your rhomboids too, which will help improve your crappy posture.

3 Psych Skills for Strength Training

Are you standing in the way of your own goals? Here’s how to tackle the mental side of getting bigger, leaner, and stronger.

Tip: Garhammer for Strong Abs

It might hurt to breathe the day after you do this, but you'll like the results.

A New Protein, A Designer Carbohydrate

Accelerate gains. Protect muscle. Make any mass phase or fat-loss plan work even better. Here's the most versatile supplement on the planet.

Tip: How to Fix All Your Biceps Problems

Here's what to do if your curls aren't cutting it.

Tip: This Hybrid Ab Exercise Will Make You Cry

But hey, at least you'll be a crybaby with great abs. Check it out.

Flip Side Physique Development

The best way to eat and train your way out of a rut? Do something totally different. Start here.

Tip: The Figure-8 Farmer's Walk

No strongman implements? No room in your gym? Then do your loaded carries like this.

Tip: Alkaline Water Doesn't Completely Suck

The ads for alkaline water say it'll cure everything. It can't, but there's at least a grain of truth behind it.

Tip: Master the Pendulum Pull-Up

Build your upper back with a twist on this classic bodyweight exercise.

Tip: Is Your Tracker Making You Fat?

Maybe. Why? Because they're pretty terrible at tracking how many calories you burn. Here's the scoop.

Tip: Lat Width – The Hard Way

Build a brutal back with this lat-widening finisher.

Question of Strength 57

Choose the right lifts for your limb length, stop stimulating your traps during shoulder exercises, and find out if your fitness tracker is crap.

Tip: Change Your Attitude About Achy Joints

Think achy joints are a good reason to sit out another workout? Screw that.

Tip: Are Protein Shakes Really Bad For You?

The lay press says to lay off protein shakes. Here's the truth.

Tip: How to Do a Regular-Guy Deload

If you don't compete in powerlifting, do you still need to deload? Yes, if you train hard. Here's why and what to do.

Tip: 3 Ideas to Help You Understand Technique

Read this and you'll know more about the causes of poor form and how to fix it than any form Nazi in your gym.