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Neanderthal No More - Part 4

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Neanderthal No More - Part 5

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Overcoming Lousy Leverages - Part 1

Got long legs? Gangly arms? Don't let your leverages hold you back from lifting heavier. Check this out.

Overcoming Lousy Leverages - Part 2

Our goal is to take the guesswork out of bench and deadlift training and, in the process, take your total to an all-time high!

Periodize Your Diet!

It's borderline heresy that I even considered writing this article. As if being a lightweight powerlifter wasn't bad enough, my actions here will probably get me ostracized by the powerlifting community. Yes, folks, I'm a powerlifter writing a nutrition article.

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.

Shoulder Savers - Part 1

How to build strong and healthy shoulders.

Shoulder Savers - Part 2

Eight more ways to protect your shoulders so you can keep lifting hard and heavy. Check ‘em out.

Shoulder Savers - Part 3

Two-thirds of lifters will have some sort of shoulder problem during their training career. Nine tips to help you avoid being one of them.

Smart From the Start

"I wish I could have my first year of training back."

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 10 Rules of Corrective Lifting

Sure, this article is about a sometimes boring, often unsexy topic: injury prevention. But unlike most articles on the subject, this one contains plenty of info that'll help any lifter, regardless of whether his joints are bulletproof or not.

The Joint Health Checklist

In 1993, the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences introduced the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs), a set of four reference values for nutritional intakes:

The Misunderstood Strength Coach

The strength and conditioning field is like no other. Coaches have bitter enemies and die-hard devotees – and sometimes a person will qualify as both depending on the day of the week. There are insane egos and there are humble, incredibly bright coaches who go unnoticed. Finally, there are a lot of coaches who people really don't get.

The Prehab Deload

No matter your age, it's a safe bet that you're occasionally banged up from lifting huge amounts of weight. That's okay, but you need to to do a "prehab deload" one week out of every four.

The Proactive Patient

Maybe you're not injured and you don't plan on being injured. (Ha!) Regardless, this article contains secrets to the weightlifting universe that will help you understand how the body works and, as they say, knowledge is power.

The Regular Guy Off-Season Strength Program

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

The Right Way to Stretch the Pecs

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

The Seven Habits of Highly Defective Benchers

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

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.

The Truth About Leg Extensions

The popular leg exercise goes under the microscope!

Tip: 3 Exercises for Strong, Healthy Shoulders

Do these moves to prevent future shoulder problems, or use them to rehab a current problem. Just do them, okay?

Tip: Deadlift – Tripods vs. Elf Slippers

Not many lifters think about the bottoms of their feet when they pull big weights. They should. Here's why.

Tip: Don't Reach for the Bar With Your Chin

It's one of the most common technique mistakes with chin-ups. Here's why and how to avoid it.

Tip: No Pain, All Gain

Pain vs. discomfort in the gym. Here's why you better know the difference.