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John Meadows Got Shredded by "Accident"

The story of how John stood on stage far heavier, far more muscular, and far more shredded than he's ever been.

Dangerous Exercises

Are the four exercises listed here worth the risk? See for yourself.

Does Everyone Need to Squat (Deep)?

You gotta' squat butt-to-calves, right? Or is it butt-to-floor? Thighs-to- parallel? The answer is... it depends.

6 Interesting Things About Strength

Some things you know about strength, some things you thought you knew, and some things you plain just don't know.

7 Tweaks To Make Your Exercises More Evil

Here are some simple tweaks to take a few basic exercises to a whole new level of muscle-building awesomeness.

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.

5 More Hacks To Reinvigorate Your Training

Five methods to satisfy your need for training variety, including "going nuts on the last set," "reward sets," and "rolling the dice."

5 Holiday Diet Tips That Don't Suck

Yes, have some awesome meals on holidays. Have several! Just use these smart eating strategies.

The Virtual Squat Seminar

Everything you need to know about squatting heavy, from stance to hand position. Check it out.

Do This, Not That

Add these variations to your strength training staples and kick start some new growth and athleticism.

20 Almost Laws of Strength Training

There are things you absolutely must do to get big and strong. And then there's the stuff that didn't quite make the cut.

Iron Evolution: Reflections – Part 2

Dave Tate talks about injuries, nutrition, technique, peri-workout nutrition, and in general, busting your balls in the gym.

Becoming A Personal Trainer

Have the recent economic woes led you to consider becoming a personal trainer? You should read this first.

Train Like a Man 5

You think Paleo man was concerned about staying in his "fat burning zone"? He might've had a uni-brow, but he wasn't that stupid.

My Favorite Exercises: Muscle by Muscle

Not all exercises are created equal. Fact is, some just get the job done better than others. Here are one coach's favorites for each body part.

Real Life Training and Eating

It's as if some training and diet programs are designed for college kids on summer break. Here's how busy people with jobs and stuff should approach things.

The Belief Effect

Knowledge is power, but knowledge can also be limiting. Real progress occurs when you harness the power of the belief effect.

"Glue" Exercises Gone Wrong

You've no business searching for the latest gimmicky exercise if you're butchering basics like seated rows and push-ups.

6 Mistakes I Made - So You Don't Have To

Great advice regarding good mornings, triceps extensions, bench press with bands, switching exercises too often, and more.

Full Contact Core

Create a superhuman core and total body strength by focusing on generating maximum tension. Here’s how.

Train Like A Man 4

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

10 Weeks to Squat PRs

If your squat hasn't gone up since the Clinton administration, this program will help you finally set some new PR's.

7 Nutritional Strategies for Strategic Overreaching

Everyone's terrified of overtraining, but controlled overreaching can be a powerful tool to make astonishing progress. Here's how to make it happen.

Demolish Your Genetic Limits

Building muscle gets tougher to do as you reach your genetic limit. Here are 5 simple ways to expand your muscle growth potential.