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Not Your Average B.S. Core Training

Forget crunches, leg raises, and the latest ab gadget. Here are some unique core exercises that deliver real results, fast.

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  • Dangerous Exercises

    Are the four exercises listed here worth the risk? See for yourself.

    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.

    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.

    Brian Cushing's Game Changer

    Brian Cushing may well be the best defensive player in the NFL. He's certainly the scariest, and he's also a big, big fan of Indigo-3G®.

    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.

    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."

    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.

    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.

    Iron Evolution: Reflections – Part 2

    Dave Tate talks about injuries, nutrition, technique, peri-workout nutrition, and in general, busting your balls in the gym.

    Cool Rowing Movements

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

    27 More Nutrition Facts

    Here are 27 facts to either reinforce or to bring into doubt your current nutritional practices. Read, learn, adjust, and conquer.

    The Difference Between Organic and Natural

    Are you one of those people who get all holier-than-thou when it comes to organic or natural food? Get off your organic high horse and read this article.

    The Belief Effect

    Knowledge is power, but knowledge can also be limiting. Real progress occurs when you harness the power of the belief effect.

    "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.

    6 Lessons Learned From the Master Blaster

    Joe Weider was way ahead of science when he came out with his principles for building muscle. And now science is backing him up.

    7 Nutritional Strategies for Strategic Overreaching

    Everyone's terrified of overtraining, but controlled overreaching can be a powerful tool to make astonishing progress. Here's how to make it happen.

    Mentoring Wendler

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

    Heavy Lessons

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

    5 Indoor Cardio Drills For Tough Guys

    Five ways to get your cardio in that actually won’t bore you to death.

    10 Forgotten Tips for Smarter Lifting

    Mike Robertson wants to remind you to do some of the great stuff you used to, but may have forgotten about.

    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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  • 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.