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Question of Strength 23

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

The Real Miracle Worker

Back in my small hometown in Texas, some of the more eccentric churches would hold these great tent revivals. Even if we didn't like their particular style of religion, we would still sit out in our cars and watch just for the sheer entertainment value of the show.

Question of Strength 18

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

The Thunder From Down Under

Ian King is the antithesis of what you may think a strength coach would be.

Question of Strength 15

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

Variations on a Theme

There are scores of biceps movements. Furthermore, there are hundreds of ways to do those biceps movements. The trouble is, unless you're involved in this business full-time, you tend to adopt certain exercises and do them over and over again, to the exclusion of all others.

London Calling

A lot of Americans think that the muscle building world begins and ends at the shores and boundaries of North America. Call it snobbish; call it provincial; call it whatever you want; just make sure you call it incorrect.

Tip: You're Quad Dominant and That's Okay

Everyone is, yet for some reason trainers tell you that's a bad thing. Here's the truth.

Tip: Great Pecs, Healthy Shoulders

Isolate and pump up your chest without irritating those cranky shoulders. Try this.

Tip: Load, Explode, Pulse, and Hold

Ramp up your conditioning fast. Pair this training method with simple exercises you can do anywhere.

Tip: Does Cooking Fish Destroy Good Fats?

Some surprising answers about what different styles of cooking do to the fatty acid profiles of fish, including what cooking oils to avoid.

Tip: Take This to Fight Viruses

This widely-available plant chemical has been shown in bunches of experiments to thwart viruses from replicating.

Stuff We Like – Food & Snacks 4

Healthy foods don't have to taste bad. (No, for reals.) Here are some of our favorite physique-friendly choices and where to get 'em.

Tip: Chew This. Get Stronger 10 Minutes Later

Why more lifters don't use this simple technique to amp up their workouts and lift more weight is a damn mystery.

Tip: 60 Seconds to a Better Squat

This simple trick will teach you how to balance your squat and start targeting your quads and glutes more effectively.

Tip: The Most Brutal Lunge

Load those glutes with this nasty hip-dominant lunge.

Tip: Freezer Fudge for Lifters

Go ahead, indulge. But do it with more protein and without added sugar. Make these. Here's the easy recipe.

Stuff We Like – Food & Snacks 2

Healthier foods, snacks, and sauces don't have to taste terrible. No, really. Here's what we have in our Amazon carts.

Tip: 7 New Ways to Attack Your Core

Your abs will look great and you'll develop the full-body tension needed for the big lifts. And your abs will look great. Wait, did we mention that?

Tip: Get Stronger Overhead – 3 Exercises You Need

These accessory moves will help you build your barbell overhead press and a whole lot more. Check 'em out.

Tip: How to Build a Professional Butt

Isometronics will turn your peach into a pumpkin, fast! Here's what to do.

Tip: Squat Day? Do This First

This little trick will make your squat feel strong, smooth, and stable. Check it out.

Stuff We Like – Personal Care 2

Even serious lifters need to do a little grooming. Yes, even powerlifters. Here's some of our favorite stuff.

Tip: This Hybrid Ab Exercise Will Make You Cry

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