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All training programs should have a simple audit. It’s time to look under the hood and see what’s missing.

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My 6 Most Important Training Discoveries

Try any one of these powerful training epiphanies. It may be what markedly improves your performance and physique.

7 More Tweaks To Make Your Exercises More Evil

They're still your favorite exercises, just tweaked a bit to make them that much more painful - and productive.

8 Things I Learned in 2012

The most successful coaches stay on top cause they never stop learning. Here's what one of the best learned last year.

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.

8 Tips From an 800-Pound Bencher

The soft-pause technique, extended ROM presses, the induction method, and other tips from a monster bench presser. Check ‘em out.

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."

Lessons from The Dead Zone: The Bench

The dead zone is when injuries and frustrations mount. It can last a decade, but getting through it may be what gives you the biggest gains of your life. Here’s what to do.

Your Diet Isn't Building Any Muscle

Your uber-healthy or trendy diet couldn't pack pounds on a Pomeranian. Here's why.

Train Like A Man 7

Some exercises should go extinct. They do nothing for your strength, health, or hypertrophy. Here's what should take their place.

Becoming A Personal Trainer

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

Cool Rowing Movements

Heavy and hard rows should be a mainstay in your program, but why limit yourself to just barbells and dumbbells?

5 Mistakes That Killed My Progress

Caffeine overloads, tragic neglect of kettlebells, wayward experimentation, and other mistakes that made coach Bumgardner the butt of cruel jokes.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Going From Point A to Point B

Figuring out what point B is, the problems with goal setting, and realistic body fat percentages.

Iron Evolution – Phase 8

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

5 Strategies to Train Around Upper Body Pain

Getting banged up in the gym doesn't have to cost you all your gains. Here's your plan for when something hurts but training isn’t completely off the table.

8 Tips to Give Your Program More Pull

Train your back like it's your job. Undo the damage from chronic sitting and limit the consequences of too much benching. Here's what to do.

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.

Exercises You've Never Tried: Beach Body Edition

Think the only exercises that matter are the trendy ones? Wrong. Do the uncommon things to get uncommon results. Then get ready to sport some skin.

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.