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The 5 Worst Types of Trainers

Like any occupation, the fitness biz has its share of morons and downright delusional characters. Here's how to spot them.

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Mark Dugdale "I Go to War!" Video

Check out Mark Dugdale in the new Biotest commercial, and let us know what you think.

6 Ways to Bring the Pain

Increase time under tension and trigger new muscle growth with these six lethal combinations of compound and static exercises.

The Case for Broscience

If you're disregarding the advice of an experienced lifter in favor of the latest study, you may be doing yourself a disservice. And you definitely look like a punk.

4 Cracks in Your Programming

Too often, advanced lifters allow small errors to slip through the cracks of an otherwise tight program. Here's how to fix them.

Micro-Mod Sets For Mass

If you slightly change your grip or your stance on every rep or two, you recruit a far greater number of motor units.

Lessons from Football

Grinders win, greatness is planned, and your attitude determines everything. Works in the NFL and it'll work for you.

8 Exercise Variations for New Growth

Trigger muscle growth with challenging variations of the chin-up, push-up, dip, and more!

Vision Quest

The more challenging the situation we overcome, the greater our stature. The demon you swallow gives you its power. Eat up.

The Specificity/Variability Paradox

To achieve a goal, you must train specifically for the task. But without variation you'll fizzle. Here's how to fix that problem.

Turning Pro: 7 Mind Hacks

An amateur has amateur habits, while a professional has professional habits. Which category describes you?

Embrace the Suck

If you never find yourself in the suck, then you aren't trying hard enough to accomplish anything. Every worthwhile goal is found on the other side of the suck. And there's only one way to reach it: get mad, dig deep, and fight.

Pick It Up and Bleed

The barbell has things to teach you. Painful, but very rewarding things.

Scratch List Training

Structured strength programs are awesome, but sometimes it's best to just chip-away at training items you need to do. Here’s how to do it.

Exercise Modifications For New Growth

Simple yet effective ways to turn tired old exercises into plateau busting, muscle building dynamos.

5 Critical Training Mistakes

How many of the following training mistakes do you make on a regular basis? The answer may shame you.

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.

7 Hard Truths About Lifting

Here are seven training tenets that have worked for over 30 years. Have you adopted them all?

The Hub and Spoke Method

A new way to organize your workouts to quickly boost a lagging lift or stubborn muscle group.

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.

Bad Form Builds Muscle

Is there a case for less than perfect form? Yes. Here’s why.

Smash 3 PRs in One Month

Train the assistance lifts more like the big three and watch your personal records fall like dominoes. Here's the full plan.

5 Tips From The Trenches

In-the-trenches coach Ben Bruno talks fat-grip work, recognizing training bias, and the power of the Dead-Squat Bar.

The Novelty Workout

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