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.
Everything you need to know about squatting heavy, from stance to hand position. Check it out.
Add these variations to your strength training staples and kick start some new growth and athleticism.
When the strength building basics stop working, you need real advice that works, not gimmicks. You need this article.
Great advice regarding good mornings, triceps extensions, bench press with bands, switching exercises too often, and more.
An effective shoulder rehab plan needs to be intelligent, slow, and methodical. Check out this one by Jim Wendler.
Some of our greatest accomplishments are the result of good mentoring. Here’s who guided 5/3/1’s Jim Wendler.
Life has this annoying habit of interfering, but that doesn't mean training should get put on the back burner.
Sports specific training is a myth. Athletes need to be mobile, fast, and strong, and it starts by following the basic rules outlined here.
From walk-on to scholarship football player - a guide to achieving your dream, whatever it is.
What Jim Wendler would say to his teenaged self about training, conditioning, and life could be exactly what you need to hear right now.
How Jim Wendler went from overhead pressing 95 pounds to 300 pounds.
A conventional barbell is fine, but if that's all you use you're missing out on strength gains and a little novelty. Change your bar to improve your training.
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.
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.
Wendler talks plyo, bands, chains, the safety squat bar, the thumbless grip, and taking accessory lifts to failure.
The Hellraiser returns to talk speed training, assistance work, chin-ups, and building a home gym that screams "Awesome."
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.
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.
Bad Santa is back with a sleigh full of info on unilateral training, winning habits, and how to combine 5/3/1 with bodybuilding.
Jim Wendler answers all your questions about his proven 5/3/1 training system. Check it out.
Rack pulls, training injuries, big-time inspiration, and the difference between Metallica and real heavy metal? It must be Blood & Chalk time.
The Ohio Hellraiser talks gaining weight, losing fat, and how to make the most out of crappy workouts.
Jim Wendler returns to talk assistance exercises, peaking for meets, and why losing your lunch sprinting up a hill is a good thing.
The Devil's Advocate returns to talk overhead presses, cable pull throughs, finishers, pin presses, and why those dudes winning Super Bowl rings look the way they do.