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100 Rep Challenge

Most lifters need to push themselves more but just don't know how. They need guidance. They need a challenge. They need this article.

Tip: 2 Things Every Lifter Must Do to Improve

Some people can't escape the newbie phase. Others get stuck at the intermediate level. Both groups are making the same mistakes. Are you?

Tip: Test Your Lower Body Strength

Choose either the squat or deadlift and take this test. Do you measure up? Check it out.

Tip: Test Your REAL Upper Body Strength

Two exercises are all you need to test out your upper body strength for sports performance. Check 'em out.

5/3/1 for Hardgainers

This specialized 5/3/1 template will put size on the most stubborn hardgainer. Just add food and effort.

Tip: Think Small, Win Big

Here's why setting small goals in the gym leads to the biggest payoffs.

From Average to Athlete

Are you a balanced athlete? Take a look at these tests, try a few, and see how you stack up.

7 Truths About Strength Training

Getting strong goes beyond lifting heavy. Here's what experienced lifters know that keeps them going long after most have quit.

Tip: Build Strength & Stamina with Rope Pulls

All you need is a rope and something heavy to pull to ramp up your conditioning. Check this out.

3 Brutal Challenges for Strength & Stamina

Time to go outside and get ugly. Revive your inner warrior and do these three nasty strength and stamina drills once a week.

Passing the Lifting Torch

How to train young athletes to get stronger, get faster, and get ready for life. You may even learn a few things yourself. Check it out.

5/3/1 Beach Body Challenge

A performance-based program that'll build your legs, traps, neck, shoulders, and forearms. Yes, you'll look awesome too.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.4

I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.3

I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.2

I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

Back to the Roots of Training

Keep it simple, but keep it hardcore. No gimmicks and no fluff. Clear out the clutter with these 12 principles, then get your butt into the squat rack.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.1

I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

A Letter to Young Jim Wendler

This hardcore advice about training and life for young Jim Wendler might just be the same advice you need to hear right now. So listen up, get fired up, and get to work!

Avoid the Enablers

The world is full of enablers that make you feel good about yourself while ultimately turning you into a sucky human being. Avoid these people like the plague.

Building a Bigger Yoke

Because nothing says "I am strong" quite like a monstrous set of traps and a beer keg for a neck.

Strong, Fast, and Brutal

Learn good techniques in the four big lifts, then just let go and get aggressive.

5/3/1 Rest Pause: A 6-Week Challenge

What happens when you combine a brutally hard hypertrophy system with one of the most successful strength templates ever invented? Check it out and see.

The Best in Training

Jim Wendler lists the best in conditioning, getting stronger, assistance work, home gyms, and strength training books, along with torpedoing the "best" myths.

Conditioning When the Weather Stinks

Being in shape isn't about sporting "ripped abz," it's about being physically capable of being a man. Here's how to get there when the weather ain't cooperating.

2012 in Review

Forget the crappy "things I learned" lists being spammed at you on Facebook. Here are some real lessons to help you.