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The Novelty Workout

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

The Scary Truth About Probiotics

They play a role in allergies, the immune system, body weight, and even testicle size! They also do something really, really, weird (or weird-er).

Improve Your Pull Instantly

One simple but highly effective deadlifting tip that you probably haven't tried before.

3 Questions For Better Workouts

Ask yourself these three important questions and you’ll be able to choose better workouts for your goals.

2 Big Mistakes

Lifting that's effective becomes lifting that's enjoyable. Make it so with this crucial advice.

Not Your Average BS Core Training: The Sequel

Nine vicious exercises that’ll build your core without boring you to death.

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  • 3 Techniques for Serious Strength

    Stimulate the neurological/myofibril connection to accelerate strength and muscle gains. Here’s how.

    Deadstop Training Revisited

    If you're searching for a way to smash a strength plateau in a hurry, try deadstop training. Here’s how to do it.

    5 by 5 by 5 in 25

    The best workout delivers the greatest impact in the shortest time. If you're short on time but still want serious gains, try this.

    6 Ways to be Like an Iron Yoda

    Make long-term progress in the gym while maintaining long-term sanity. Here’s how.

    You're Hurt - You're Not Dead

    Injured? That doesn't mean your workouts should consist of channel surfing. Here are some great heavy-weight exercises you can still do.

    5 Knocks to the Weightlifting Head

    A handful of ideas about lifting, food, and even life that will make you think. (Don’t be scared.)

    3 Shoulder Training Tips and 5 Exercises

    Have a love-hate relationship with the overhead press? Want to do them, but your shoulders say no? Here are 5 exercises that work just as well.

    8 More Tips for Training and Recovery

    Let’s talk calf training without machines, sure-fire sleep, simple warm-ups, and even hand care for meatheads.

    In Search of the Perfect Rep

    Tips on getting the most out of the deadlift, pull-up, and bent-over row.

    The 5 Key Principles

    Goal setting requires an ongoing assessment. Here's what lifters should know about making it from point A to point B.

    Learn Only 1 Lesson in 2013

    Nate Miyaki says to forget the resolutions, forget the endless string of magical diet and training tips; all you need to do is learn one simple lesson.

    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."