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The Top 10 Deadlift Myths

A good deal of what you know, or think you know, about the deadlift is wrong. See how your beliefs stack up to reality.

The 7 Gym Rules Never to Break

A lot of gyms are filled with annoying jackasses. Here's a little checklist to make sure you're not one of them.

Reboot Yourself to Make More Progress

These training and diet strategies will serve as a personal reboot and have you in a whole different place, physique-wise, one year from now.

Tip: Big ROM, Bigger Gains

Here's why range of motion is so important for gaining muscle mass. Do your favorite exercises pass the test?

Tip: How to Find the Best Exercises for Your Body

Think of a weight-training exercise. Is it the best choice for YOU? Here's how to know.

The Most Effective Exercises for Muscle Mass

Your goal is size. Do your exercises meet at least five of the six criteria here? If not, you're wasting time.

Tip: Specialization Cycles for Stubborn Muscles

Past the newbie stage, it's tough to improve every muscle group or lift at the same time. Here are some simple rules for specialization programs.

The Most Intelligent Way to Train

A training program is only as effective as your ability to recover from it. So smart lifters plan their workouts accordingly. Here's how.

Tip: The Art of the Prep Set

It's not a warm-up set, but it's just as important. Here's what you need to know.

The Triple Progression System

Apply this simple progression to almost any exercise and experience steady increases in size and strength.

Tip: Good Advice on Offering Advice at the Gym

That guy over there is using terrible form. Do you step in and help or not? It depends. Check out these guidelines.

3 Ways to Minimize Junk Training

Here's how to cut out a lot of useless reps and get straight to the ones that produce the most muscle growth.

Tip: Stop Perving on Women at the Gym

Really, it's embarrassing. But there is a less creepy way of striking up a conversation.

The Badass Deadlift Program

Here's a devastatingly effective (and even fun) deadlift program that makes you want to run to the gym to try it out.

Tip: The Upper/Lower Split: Pros and Cons

This is a better option than the traditional bro-split you see many people using, but it does have its drawbacks. Info here.

Tip: Pros and Cons of the Bro-Split

It's not a bad way to organize your training week, but it has its drawbacks. Check 'em out.

Tip: The Efficient Lifter vs. The Effective Lifter

You're either one or the other. Figure out which and you'll be more likely to reach your goals.

Tip: Get Just a Bit Soft

Want to build muscle? Like a lot of muscle? Get ready to lose your abs for a while. Just do it wisely. Here's how.

Tip: The Variable Sets and Reps Method

No matter what program you're currently using, apply this strategy immediately and that program will work even better.

The Hybrid Split

No workout program or weekly split is perfect for everybody of course, but this one comes pretty damn close. Take a look.

Tip: The Pros and Cons of Extreme Rep Ranges

Want muscle? Use the 8-12 rep range most of the time. Here's why, and when to go extreme with low and high rep ranges.

Tip: Cycling Sets for Size & Strength

Use this smart weekly progression method and keep the gains rolling.

4 Proven Tactics for Faster Muscle Growth

These tactics can be adopted immediately without needing to change your current program. Get ready to grow!

Tip: There Are No Best Exercises

Nope, not even the one you're thinking about right now. Here's why.