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"Building-On"

Whenever you can make a workout more time-efficient, you're stacking the odds heavily in your favor. Not only do you complete your training in less time, but you've also got more time to recover before the next onslaught!

10 Important Lessons

Coach Staley provides his best tips that have made the greatest impact on how he thinks and trains. Check it out.

10 Principles For Better Programming

The best training programs have ten principles in common. Is your lifting plan up to snuff?

12 Tips From a Beginner (At Heart)

Although I'm better known as someone who works with high-performing athletes, I started out–like most coaches and trainers-by working with "everyday folks", and interestingly enough, after 20+ years in the game, something unusual has happened:

14 Tips For a Successful Year

Fourteen training, programming, and diet tips to make this your best year yet.

15 Tips for Success

The older and wiser you get, the more you start to realize there are certain "universalities" common to successful outcomes in all of life's endeavors. These realizations are as certain as the law of gravity, albeit less obvious. You should know and understand these common threads because they make success less random and more predictable.

150 Pound Back Extensions for Glutes & Hams

Drop the weenie weights, load this exercise heavy, and watch your deadlift PR skyrocket. Oh, and you'll build great glutes and hamstrings.

3 Questions For Better Workouts

Ask yourself these three important questions and you’ll be able to choose better workouts for your goals.

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."

5 Ways To Fire Up Your Workout

Make the workout you're already doing more effective. These five simple tweaks can help you get more out of every session.

5 Ways to Improve Your Training Right Now

Immediately accelerate your training results by using these practical but under-appreciated strategies.

6 Signs You Need to Change Exercises

Don't let yourself become immune to training. Here's how to tell when you need to change things up, plus some smart ways to do it.

7 Hard Truths About Lifting

Here are seven training tenets that have worked for over 30 years. Have you adopted them all?

7 Mind Hacks for Gym Dominance

Once your physical skills are well-developed, psychology may be the greatest weapon in your arsenal. Check out these tips.

7 Operational Principles For Masters Lifters

Don't let age limit your training. Here's how to gain strength and get your head right.

7 Things Successful Lifters Do

What's the most effective workout? The best eating plan? Apply these 7 proven decision-making methods and you'll know.

7 Ways to Make Your Training Efficient

To get bigger and stronger, you need to manage your body like you'd manage a business. Here are 7 ways you can make your workouts much, much, better.

8 Reasons People Do Dumb Things

Some people make really dumb decisions about fitness. Do you? See the list.

9 Tricks for Consistent Workouts

Building a better body requires commitment and consistency. Here's how to never miss a workout.

9 Ways to Upgrade Your Workout

Supercharge your workouts and your results by employing one of these ball-busting program upgrades.

A Power Clean Primer For Beginners

A beautiful, logical, and simple step-by-step guide to doing power cleans.

A Thinking Man's Guide to Sets and Reps

One of the most common areas of confusion for bodybuilders and other athletes engaged in resistance training is the question of the appropriate or optimal number of reps and sets for any given workout session or cycle.

Body Type and Training Strategy

An observational analysis

Breaking The Strength Barrier

Imagine if there were no barriers to strength attainment: we'd all be power cleaning 500, squatting 1000, and benching 600 in no time.

Change Your Thinking, Build Your Body

Start bending bars and setting personal records just by opening up your mind to a few new ideas.