Most lifters try to progress in strength, hypertrophy, stretching, and conditioning at the same time. Huge mistake! Here's a better way to, well, get better.
Here's why setting small goals in the gym leads to the biggest payoffs.
Two exercises are all you need to test out your upper body strength for sports performance. Check 'em out.
Choose either the squat or deadlift and take this test. Do you measure up? Check it out.
All you need is a rope and something heavy to pull to ramp up your conditioning. Check this out.
Some people can't escape the newbie phase. Others get stuck at the intermediate level. Both groups are making the same mistakes. Are you?
From walk-on to scholarship football player - a guide to achieving your dream, whatever it is.
Everything you need to know about squatting heavy, from stance to hand position. Check it out.
The first rule of fixing your bench press is admitting your bench sucks. The second rule is that you must read this article and learn about the set-up, grip, ascent, and descent.
Jim Wendler lists the best in conditioning, getting stronger, assistance work, home gyms, and strength training books, along with torpedoing the “best” myths.
Learn good techniques in the four big lifts, then just let go and get aggressive.
An effective shoulder rehab plan needs to be intelligent, slow, and methodical. Check out this one by Jim Wendler.
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.
How Jim Wendler went from overhead pressing 95 pounds to 300 pounds.
Some of our greatest accomplishments are the result of good mentoring. Here’s who guided 5/3/1’s Jim Wendler.
Are you a balanced athlete? Take a look at these tests, try a few, and see how you stack up.
Life has this annoying habit of interfering, but that doesn't mean training should get put on the back burner.
Add these variations to your strength training staples and kick start some new growth and athleticism.
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.
You'll never be the last man standing if you're fat and out of shape. Here are eight ways to ramp up your conditioning while keeping your strength.
Because nothing says "I am strong" quite like a monstrous set of traps and a beer keg for a neck.
If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.
Training raw versus with gear, a strong grip, and the importance of hitting PR's even when your life's in the dumper. You got questions, the Hellraiser has answers.
Bad Santa is back with a sleigh full of info on unilateral training, winning habits, and how to combine 5/3/1 with bodybuilding.
Rack pulls, training injuries, big-time inspiration, and the difference between Metallica and real heavy metal? It must be Blood & Chalk time.