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The Deload is Dead

Forget taking a deload week. You can rest when you're dead. Scheduled contrast weeks are far superior.

The EDT Arm Specialization Mesocycle

One Inch in One Month (Oh, and Yes, It WILL Hurt!)

The End of 3x10

Still doing three sets of ten on everything? There are better ways. Here's how to use varied sets for fast size gains or massive strength gains.

The Hub and Spoke Method

A new way to organize your workouts to quickly boost a lagging lift or stubborn muscle group.

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.

The Jogging Delusion

Long distance running beats sitting on your butt, but it's absolutely inferior to weight training and HIIT on every front.

The Motivation Secret

When you've got the right goals in your training (and life), all the little things take care of themselves.

The Novelty Workout

While variety is good – even necessary – too much of it derails your progress. Here’s what you need to know.

The Olympic Lifts Are Overrated

Are you doing Olympic lifts to get bigger, stronger, and more explosive? You're probably wasting your time. Here's why.

The Primary Pattern Workout Plan

Train each of four primary lifting patterns every workout, then choose two optional exercises. Simple and effective. Here's how to set it up.

The Real Reason You're Not Making Gains

This is either going to make you feel better or feel worse about your training progress. Either way, you'll learn something valuable.

The Rest-Pause Technique

It's a simple training strategy, but oh-so effective. Charles has just one question: Why aren't you using it!?!

The Single Most Effective Workout Split

There are several ways to organize your training week, but one split is superior for the vast majority of lifters. Here it is.

The Specificity/Variability Paradox

To achieve a goal, you must train specifically for the task. But without variation you'll fizzle. Here's how to fix that problem.

The Truth About Ass-to-Grass Squats

Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.

Tip: 3 Load Maximizing Tactics

Injured or rehabbing? You can still make gains using these lifting strategies.

Tip: Adaptive Resistance: What You Need to Know

Is it time for you to dump a favorite exercise and switch it for something new? Answer these three questions and you'll know.

Tip: Avoid Broken Paperclip Syndrome

Here's a simple way to remember to add some variety to your training.

Tip: Cardio and Gains

It's a delicate balance. Here's what you need to know about HIIT, LISS, and MISS.

Tip: Consistency Beats Intensity

When it comes to training or diet, consistency is key. Here's why and what to do if you have to miss a workout.

Tip: Cycling Sets for Size & Strength

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

Tip: Do Only New Exercises for 3 Weeks

Many top strength athletes do this. Here's why you should do it too.

Tip: Do the Opposite

In training and in life, the majority seldom gets it right. Maybe it's time to do things differently.

Tip: Do This Before Every Workout

This is so obvious, so essential, that many lifters tend to overlook it.

Tip: Do Your Workout in Reverse

This old school strategy has several benefits for today's lifters. Check 'em out.