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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.

The Ultimate Arm Assault

Once you've built a foundation of strength you'll need to isolate and annihilate. Here's a surefire way to build big arms.

Heavy Lessons

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

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.

  • Abs
  • Training Variations for Mass Gain

    How to train like a strength or power athlete in any gym with basic equipment.

    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.

    A Letter to My Younger Self

    What Jim Wendler would say to his teenaged self about training, conditioning, and life could be exactly what you need to hear right now.

    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.

    Rise of the Cardio Machines

    Here are some innovative ways to get a kick-ass conditioning workout at the boring old commercial gym.

    An Interview with Dr. Stuart McGill - Part 2

    The interview concludes with a fascinating discussion of sit-ups, rotational strength, and a much more precise definition of "core."

    Fat Loss and T-Man Bullets

    Simple, straightforward tips on eating for the physique you want. Check ‘em out.

    A New Take on 5 Things

    Cardio, functional training, and mobility. Check out this fresh take on the stuff lifters love to hate.

    Iron Evolution – Phase 8

    How does a broken-down powerlifter turn himself into a jacked-up bodybuilder? He gets help from three top coaches.

    A New Way to Eat - Part 1

    It's time to say goodbye to the bodybuilding tradition of eating 6 times a day. Here’s a better way.

    7 Things I Learned in 2011

    How to make sweet, sweet, love to a ball and other wonderful lessons learned by Eric Cressey in the past year.

    Scorch Muscle With the Dubreuil Effect

    It’s a plan only for true muscle masochists. It was first proposed in Iron Man magazine in 1976. We know why it didn't get popular – it hurt too much.

    6 Tips from 6 Coaches

    Six strength coaches explain what they changed about their training and nutrition. Here's what you can learn from what they learned.

    Reaching Your Potential in the Big 3

    Everybody wants to add more wheels to their squat, bench, and deadlift. But sometimes it's the little things that trip us up. Give this a read and start hitting some PR's.

    The Nutritional Dr. House: Case 1

    Bodybuilding's Dr. House applies his nutritional knowledge and insight to cure a lifter who's lost his will to lift.

    Make Your Routine Less Routine

    Variety doesn't have to mean replacing the basics with Bosu balls and Zumba classes. Try this to shake things up.

    7 Reasons Everyone Should do a Powerlifting Meet

    Stepping onto the platform reveals a lot more than just how strong you are. Here’s why you should consider entering a powerlifting meet.

    Gruesome Tales from the Garage

    Horrible setbacks can happen when you're pursuing strength. Are these stories horrific, or are they inspiring?

    Get That Squat Up!

    Leg presses and extensions will build the legs, but if you want to be a masterful squatter you need to get under the bar. Follow this plan.