Here's one of the big "secrets" of success in the gym. Most people won't want to hear it. That's why most people are weak.
This no-holds-barred advice for powerlifters also applies to anyone who wants to lift heavy and get better. Check it out.
Let your program be your guide, but be prepared for detours. Here's how.
Here's an easy way to spot a real jerk (in the gym or out) and avoid becoming one yourself.
Feel like you have the weight of the world on your shoulders? Squat it. Training is therapy. Check this out.
Reverse cable side bends hit the abs and obliques in a whole new way. Here's how to do them.
Try this supplemental chest exercise to bring up a weak point or use it to train around an injury. Check it out.
Most powerlifters are better off with a wide stance, but you have to use what's right for your body. Here's your guide.
You have to mentally prepare for a PR squat. Here's how to do it.
Have you ever had to go out to eat with a group of people while you're on a strict diet? Dave Tate feels your pain.
The gym isn't an escape from life's problems, but a way of solving them. A strong body makes for a strong person. Challenge yourself, test yourself, and grow.
To be elite in any sport, you must be willing to make sacrifices, work hard, and be unbalanced.
Dave Tate is not a motivational speaker. He just kicks your butt into gear by telling you the cold hard truth. So listen up.
900-pound squatter Dave Tate shows you how to smash your squat plateau... if you can handle it.
Do everything Dave Tate tells you to do in this article and you'll add 50 pounds to your bench press.
Dave Tate talks about injuries, nutrition, technique, peri-workout nutrition, and in general, busting your balls in the gym.
The next phase in Dave's iron evolution is helping others, and he's starting with you.
Thirty years of iron work ends at the top of the mountain - with the Mountain Dog.
How does a broken-down powerlifter turn himself into a jacked-up bodybuilder? He gets help from three top coaches.
When Dave retired from powerlifting, he was a physical wreck. But all the king's horses couldn't put him back together, so he took matters into his own hands and came up with an unorthodox cure.
Maximum Effort Method, Dynamic Effort Method, and the Repetition Method, including a comprehensive workout that pulls it all together. Enough said.
Dave shares his step-by-step approach to doing record lifts in the squat, bench, and deadlift.
Most of you don't have what it takes to train at Westside. But it's not your body that will break down first, it's your weak mind.
Powerlifting's prodigal son returns bigger and stronger to bending bars, busting PR's, and tearing pecs.
Zubaz pants, Hotskinz tights, and matching fanny packs. Dave Tate survived bodybuilding in the '80s - and learned a few things along the way, too.