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How to Become a Personal Trainer

It’s a tough job, at least if you do it right. There are three ways to do it. Here are the pros and cons of each.

Jim Wendler: Off The Cuff

The Ohio Hellraiser talks Blast & Cruise, Harley Davidsons, the pros of bodybuilding training(!), and what conditioning drills rate high on the awesomeness scale. (Hint: it ain't the treadmill).

Simple But Way Cool Nervous System Tests

Forget space being the final frontier, it's the nervous system. Here's how to finally tap into what it's telling you.

Unconventional Workout - Abs

Still doing three sets of crunches for abs before leaving the gym? Check out this article for a new approach to the coveted six-pack.

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  • Sucker Punch: Charles Staley

    The Zen Master of weightlifting wants you to simplify your approach, build muscle, and live the good life.

    7 Steps to Better Workouts

    Here are seven steps you can use to improve your programming and get better results from your hard work.

    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.

    Puncturing Popular Broscience Myths

    Are you still following this old school bodybuilding advice? It's time to call out the common myths. Here's what it is and why it's wrong.

    Sucker Punch: Dr. Tim Ziegenfuss

    One of the top product developers in the sports nutrition industry talks frankly about new developments in the wild world of sports supplements.

    How I Train

    They publish umpteen workouts, but do they practice what they preach? Take a peek into the workouts of John Romaniello, Clay Hyght, and Nick Tuminello.

    5 Foods You Should Be Eating

    If you want to build a healthy, muscular physique, the quality of your food matters. Here's what to add to your diet.

    Brutal Trisets for Sluggish Muscle Groups

    The way we see it, there are two types of lifters: those who like trisets, and wusses. Here's an article for the former.

    Pull-Up Strength: The Missing Link

    All the pull-up routines in the world won't help you get more reps or build bigger muscles if you’re missing this important factor.

    Death March: The NSW Mile

    Got a couple hours on Saturday? We suggest loading up a heavy bar, putting it on your back, and walking a mile.

    Your Training Split Sucks!

    Three experts give you three training splits guaranteed to pack on muscle.

    Old School Tempo Training For More Muscle

    Tried and true tempo training may be just what you need to reignite muscular gains. Here’s how to do it.

    Are You Inflamed?

    Inflammation helps protect the body... and then it kills you. Mike Russell shows you how to smash it before it smashes your goals.

    The 2 Most Anabolic Hours of The Day

    Want gains? Fuel, protect, and reload muscle immediately prior to, during, and immediately after training. Here’s how.

    The Tao of Boyle

    38 years of under-the-bar experience, the best exercises, and why back squats still suck.

    The Body Shop 4

    Send us your half-naked pics and we'll evaluate your body. It's not as weird as it sounds.

    Blood and Chalk 4

    The Devil's Advocate returns to talk overhead presses, cable pull throughs, finishers, pin presses, and why those dudes winning Super Bowl rings look the way they do.

    6 Dirty Tricks

    Training tricks to help you lift more weight and perform better. Check ‘em out.

    What I Learned in 2009

    Cressey's 2009 lessons-learned include the perfect sleep schedule, why shoes suck, and why you may want to stay away from hyper-mobile chicks.

    Unconventional Workout - Triceps

    Give your triceps training a much-needed shake-up and start hammering out some horseshoes!