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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.

4 Things to Steal From CrossFit

Hating on CrossFit is trendier than those hipster Ray-Bans your aunt bought you. There are some aspects of CrossFit that deserve your attention, however.

Powerlifting: The Definitive Guide

At some point, every strong guy wants to test his mettle in competition. Here's everything you need to know to make your first powerlifting meet a success!

Intensity Techniques to Make You Hurt

Just picking up heavy objects will only work for so long. Here's how to use high-intensity methods to accelerate gains.

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.)

Best Ways to Audit Your Program

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

In Search of the Perfect Rep

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

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.

Why I Train

Why do we hit the weights day after day to get stronger or build more muscle? Here are three reasons you can probably relate to.

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.

Foam Rollers Are For Wimps!

All hail a smarter, more effective, more efficient, and decidedly manlier approach to corrective exercise.

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.

The Contreras Files: Volume V

Fifteen more workout tips from Bret Contreras, including assisted one-arm push ups, the merits of heavy back extensions, the benefits of the "clam raise," and more.

The 11 Body Part Split

There are plenty of splits that train all 11 body parts, but do you know the pros and cons of each?

The Contreras Files: Volume IV

Here are 15 workout tips from Bret Contreras, ranging from the best way to do rows to how to get a great chest pump.

The Virtual Squat Seminar

Everything you need to know about squatting heavy, from stance to hand position. Check it out.

Your Diet Isn't Building Any Muscle

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

Sissy Exercises That Aren't

Squats and deadlifts may be bad ass and scare your momma, but some of the supposedly “sissy” exercises are really anything but!

Tough or Reasonable?

Which are better, tough diets and tough workouts or reasonable diets and reasonable workouts? Maybe you need to mix and match a little.

Cool Rowing Movements

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

Train Like A Man 6

How to wake up those glutes and train them like a man.

Train Like a Man 5

You think Paleo man was concerned about staying in his "fat burning zone"? He might've had a uni-brow, but he wasn't that stupid.