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Get Your "Push" Back

There's a whole lot more to pushing than the standard bench press!

The Tabata Method, Perfected

Four new ways to use the infamous Tabata method, plus some dumb ideas to avoid.

Reawaken Your Rhomboids

Fix these overlooked muscles and you’ll look better and be able to pull more weight. Here’s how.

Goblet Squats 101

Is this the "single best lifting movement of all time" as Dan claims? You be the judge.

The Metabolic Swing

One simple exercise can help you build more power and athleticism than any other. Oh, and it'll get you ripped too. Here’s how to do it.

The Secret of Loaded Carries

Add this to your workouts and you'll be bigger, leaner, and stronger. No BS, just results. Here are several ways to do it.

The Big 5 of Getting Big

Sensei Dan John wallops you on the side of the head with 5 good doses of common sense to get you growing.

Band of Meatheads

Here's a piece of advice: If Dan John invites you over to his house for a "party," wear crummy shoes because chances are you'll be vomiting on them.

The More You Lift, the Worse You Look?

One of the ironies of bodybuilding is that the more some people work out, the worse they look. Whatever happened to grace, elegance, esthetics, and functionality?

Work, Rest, Play, Pray: Explained

Dan John explains how to live the perfect life, inside the gym and outside the gym.

10 Simple Tips to Get More Mass

Dan John knows why you're still skinny: you just don't get it, or at least don't have the tools. Here's ten mass-gaining essentials for your toolbox.

The Problem with Hypertrophy Programs

The venerable one dishes out an intriguing prescription for adding intensity to standard hypertrophy programs.

Test Your Grit: 3 Challenges

Shake up your workout and take one of these three tough challenges. Ask a friend to join you… or an enemy.

Mass Made Simple

A heavy bar across your back and peanut butter sandwiches in your belly: it's time to build mass the Dan John way!

Four Challenges to Light Your Fire!

Four routines from Dan John that will keep your puke bucket filled to the brim.

Do This, Not That!

Honest, hardcore advice about diet and training that just might hurt your feelings. Check it out.

A Novel Approach to Rest Periods

A 2-kilogram discuss traveled 140 feet through the air and landed in Dan John's skull. After that, he "rested" for five months. Now he has some interesting ideas about rest periods in general.

The 4 Pillars of Strength Training

Weight training wisdom from Dan John, blended with cool techniques and routines that will make you want to rush off to the gym.

The 40-Day Program

Most of you are too weak to put on muscle. Here's a simple 40-day program that will make you strong and buff.

Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

For a fat burning hit, a massive conditioning bang, and some appreciable muscle, do complexes. Here’s how.

More New Techniques You've Never Tried

Dan's secret weight loss stack, a new five-toed rehab tool, and a novel, one-rep-at-a-time method for hypertrophy.

3 Simple Tips That Work

Using dead stop movements to blow past a sticking point; how ab work has nothing to do with building a six-pack; and how you should blow-torch the treadmill and burn fat in a way that works.

I Hate Medium

For someone who wants to lose fat, Dan can't imagine a more perfect week: Two days of locking down nutrition, two days of lifting, and a total of eight minutes getting the system to burn fat.

3 Tape Measures of Progress

Dan John wants to know if you're making progress. It seems the answer should be simple, but is it? Fortunately, the big guy offers up 3 unorthodox ways to gauge your answer. (Wait until you read about the "pencil test".)

Recovery Methods 101

Dan John's been dragging his calloused butt across Terra Firma for a relatively long time, but he only recently realized he'd been wasting a lot of time on assistance exercises and aerobics.