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Commercial Gym Power

What do you do if you want to perform Olympic weightlifting at your gym but it's not possible or it's against the rules?

"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.

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.

Flicking the Scab Off Your Dietary Beliefs

Dietary choices have become sort of the new religion for many people. Let’s offend them. Or maybe, just maybe, educate them so they won’t make silly choices.

My Favorite Lower Body Warm-up

Forget the 45-minute warm-up routines - here's how to get set for your next squat or deadlifting session with just a few moves.

Leg Curls 2.0

Here's how to modify the leg curl with some innovative movements that will build a strong posterior chain and a rock-solid ass to match.

Little Known, Controversial Deadlift Tips

Rolling the bar, keeping the chin up, and other tips towards getting a mighty big pull.

A New Way to Eat - Part 2

Stop being obsessive and neurotic about food. Part of your diet should be strict, but part of it really doesn’t matter. Here’s why.

Mentoring Wendler

Some of our greatest accomplishments are the result of good mentoring. Here’s who guided 5/3/1’s Jim Wendler.

Iron Evolution – Phase 9

Thirty years of iron work ends at the top of the mountain - with the Mountain Dog.

How I Really Train

So how does a strength training legend actually train, day in, day out? We asked coach Dan John. Here’s what he had to say.

Timed Arm Blast

Forget about counting reps! Do your biceps and triceps sets for time instead!

Heavy Lessons

A long-time strength coach finally enters a powerlifting meet. Here's what you can learn from his experiments.

Supersets for Super Results

Supersets can increase strength, improve joint health, and promote left-right symmetry. Oh yeah, and build muscle! Try these workouts.

The Definition of an Expert

Everybody is an expert today… except they’re really not. Here’s how to separate the experts from the fakers.

Hard Ab Training

A quick and dirty old-school routine you can do in 6 to 10 minutes.

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  • Dropping the A-Bomb on Your Waistline

    Getting lean is a heck of a lot easier when you take advantage of this lioplytic smart bomb. Here’s how to do it.

    Big Without Strong is Nothing

    The road to a massive body that sports its own zip code begins with simply getting stronger. Here's a minimalist approach to getting maximal results.

    The Walk On

    From walk-on to scholarship football player - a guide to achieving your dream, whatever it is.

    7 Single-Leg Exercises You've Never Tried

    Shake up your training and correct strength imbalances with these challenging exercises.

    Get Your Mind Right!

    Your brain determines your success as much as your muscles. Here's how to make sure that blob of gray matter doesn't get the best of you.

    Your Cardio Makes No Sense

    Is puking on your shoes really improving your conditioning? Here's a scientific approach to building the aerobic and anaerobic systems.

    15 Commandments for the Big 3 Lifts

    15 benching, squatting, and deadlifting tips to lead you to the powerlifting promised land.