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Solutions to Lifting Problems

Eric tells you what to do if your knee, shoulder, or back hurts, but you still want to work out.

The Right Way to Stretch the Pecs

Stretches to ensure chest/shoulder stability, health, AND performance. Check ‘em out.

What I Learned in 2008

Cressey's 2008 lessons-learned include how to stay lean without really trying, loving the goniometer, how alcohol kills soft tissue quality, and lots more.

The Seven Habits of Highly Defective Benchers

Seven bad benching habits that keep you weak, and how to get rid of them.

Cressey's Favorite Exercises

A few unique exercises that Cressey gives to all his athletes, whether they're baseball players, powerlifters, boxers, or ordinary schlubs.

Lower Back Savers

Hurt your shoulder? Big deal. Hurt your leg? Who cares? But hurt your back and your lifting days are on hiatus.

More Lower Back Savers

Back pain will wreck your workouts. Here’s how to prevent it and how to fix it if it’s already too late.

Bulletproof That Back

More ways to keep your back strong, healthy, and ready for more plates. Check it out.

The Regular Guy Off-Season Strength Program

This off-season program typically puts 20 pounds of muscle on athletes. Sound good? Check it out.

What I Learned in 2009

Cressey's 2009 lessons-learned include the perfect sleep schedule, why shoes suck, and why you may want to stay away from hyper-mobile chicks.

Favorite Supersets

Supersets can help you gain more muscle in less time, but only if you know how to pair the perfect exercises.

Quick Fixes to Common Training Injuries

Because you can't build a good body while you're hurt, we asked experts Cressey and Robertson how they'd fix four common injuries.

11 Ways to Make an Exercise Harder

Is your training getting stale? Here are eleven effective methods to spark new progress.

Five Loading Protocols That Suck

The pros and cons of five popular set/rep schemes. Check ‘em out.

What I Learned in 2010

Cressey doesn't miss anything. Stuff he didn't miss in 2010 includes the myth of symmetry, zones of convergence, the complete overuse of barefoot training, and the dangers of zits.

My Top 5 Single-Leg Exercises

You don't like single leg movements? Eric Cressey shows you your argument doesn't have a leg to stand on.

11 Years, 11 Lessons, 100 Pounds

A decade in the iron game packs on some serious pounds, in addition to teaching some heavy life-lessons.

Training Speed to Get Strong

Learn to apply force quickly and it'll make you stronger. That's what speed training is all about: power, explosiveness, and strength. Try this before you plateau.

7 Things I Learned in 2011

How to make sweet, sweet, love to a ball and other wonderful lessons learned by Eric Cressey in the past year.

4 Steps to Fix Your Triceps

Your quest for big, strong arms can get stopped in its tracks if you suffer a triceps injury. Here's how to prevent it.

8 Things I Learned in 2012

The most successful coaches stay on top cause they never stop learning. Here's what one of the best learned last year.

Interval Training on the Rowing Ergometer

The rowing machine may be the best conditioning tool out there for strength athletes. Here's how to use it.

How to Build Bulletproof Shoulders

Build indestructable shoulders with landmine presses, unique overhead carry variations, and much more.

BOSU Ball: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

Learn the best and worst ways to use stability balls, BOSU balls, and exercise discs to improve your strength, health, and athleticism.

The Stage System

One training system to rule them all? Whether your goal is strength, size, or athletic speed, this method will take you to the next level.