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The Effort Factor

is is a piece of the puzzle that most people think they have, but really don't. It's true in the gym and it's true in the rest of your life.

Smash 3 PRs in One Month

Train the assistance lifts more like the big three and watch your personal records fall like dominoes. Here's the full plan.

5 Tips From The Trenches

In-the-trenches coach Ben Bruno talks fat-grip work, recognizing training bias, and the power of the Dead-Squat Bar.

Elite Wisdom

Dave Tate is not a motivational speaker. He just kicks your butt into gear by telling you the cold hard truth. So listen up.

40 Squat Workouts in 8 Weeks

To make fast gains in the squat you have to squat more frequently - a lot more frequently. Here's how to make it work.

Get Bigger and Stronger, Even Banged Up

Losers use injuries as excuses to be lazy. Winners find ways to work around them. Here are 17 tips for wounded winners.

4 Weightlifting Myths Destroyed

These training myths do more harm than good. Ditch the dogma and get stronger today.

Best Grips for Faster Gains

Don't just grip it and rip it. The right hand position can help you build muscle and strength. Here’s what you need to know.

Improve Your Pull Instantly

One simple but highly effective deadlifting tip that you probably haven't tried before.

6 Truths About Squats

Should you squat butt to calves? High bar or low bar? What about elevating the heels? Foot placement? Tempo? It's all here in this article.

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.

Not Your Average BS Core Training: The Sequel

Nine vicious exercises that’ll build your core without boring you to death.

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  • 6 Ways to be Like an Iron Yoda

    Make long-term progress in the gym while maintaining long-term sanity. Here’s how.

    You're Hurt - You're Not Dead

    Injured? That doesn't mean your workouts should consist of channel surfing. Here are some great heavy-weight exercises you can still do.

    4 Stronger Squat Exercises

    Exercise solutions to all your squatting problems.

    3 Shoulder Training Tips and 5 Exercises

    Have a love-hate relationship with the overhead press? Want to do them, but your shoulders say no? Here are 5 exercises that work just as well.

    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.

    Accelerate Gains By Overreaching

    The most radical gains of your life won't come by accident. For that, you need a gut full of ambition and a borderline crazy plan.

    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.

    2012 in Review

    Forget the crappy "things I learned" lists being spammed at you on Facebook. Here are some real lessons to help you.

    Train Like A Man 8

    This workout challenge looks easy… on paper. But just wait until you actually try it.

    7 Tweaks To Make Your Exercises More Evil

    Here are some simple tweaks to take a few basic exercises to a whole new level of muscle-building awesomeness.