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Tip: Avoid Broken Paperclip Syndrome

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

6 Lifting Principles You Can't Ignore

If every lifter understood and followed these 6 truths about training, there'd be no more complaints about not being able to grow.

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: The One-Second Bench Press Fix

Fix your shoulder pain. Improve your bench press. Just use this simple technique.

When Should I Change My Training?

Change up your workouts or you'll stop making progress. But change them too often and you'll never get good. Here's how to find the balance.

Tip: Free Weights, Machines, and Tribal Thinking

To get better, question the rules, just like great coaches do. Here's how one coach did it.

Tip: Do Your Workout in Reverse

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

Tip: The 4-Second Negative

Try this to improve the quality of your workout or bounce back from an injury.

Tip: Know Your Benchmarks, Then Smash Them

Intensity, volume, density, quality. All can be used for progression, and the one you choose needs to be somewhat instinctive. Info here.

Tip: Do This Before Every Workout

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

Tip: Parkinson's Law and Effective Workouts

Know this law. Get better results from your training. Check it out.

Tip: Have a Plan, But Embrace Imperfection

Yes, your workout needs structure. But it also needs to be flexible, which often leads to more gains. Here's why and how to do it.

Make Any Workout Better, Instantly

Here are six adjustments you can make to any workout program to make it more successful.

Tip: Want Size? Build Reps, Then Add Weight

Here's a simple progression method that works every time, yet most people have never tried it.

7 Ways to Scare Your Body Into Getting Stronger

You can't just keep slapping on more weight forever. Sooner or later, you have to use other methods to keep muscle growing. Here are the 7 best ways to do it.

Train Size, Then Strength: A 10-Week Program

Train for size for a few weeks and then strength. It works better for both goals. Here's why, along with a sample 10-week plan.

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.

Better Than Regular Squats

Five reasons why this type of squat beats the standard version for most people.

Why Women Should Train Harder Than Men

Women not only need to train harder than men, their physiology makes it so they can. Here's what every female lifter needs to know.

Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

Training three days a week allows for greater frequency, better recovery, and better compliance. Here's why it works and how to build a program.

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.

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: Pain vs. Discomfort vs. Progress

A smart lifter knows he has to get out of his comfort zone, but the wise lifter also knows to avoid pain. Here's the difference.

Tip: Track Your Results or You Won't Get Results

Newbies and lifters who can't make gains anymore have something in common. Take a look.

The 5 Bad Habits of Weak Lifters

Sometimes success involves studying the habits of unsuccessful people and then doing the opposite. Here are five of their bad training habits.