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Full-Blown Trap Training

Standard shrugs are for newbies, and they actually don't build the traps all that well. Here's how to really grow some monster traps.

4 Cracks in Your Programming

Too often, advanced lifters allow small errors to slip through the cracks of an otherwise tight program. Here's how to fix them.

Big Guys Use Bad Form

What's called “cheating” by the form police may be just what you need to add some serious size.

How to Build Mass as a Tall Lifter

If you're tall and you want to build muscle, you need to adopt new exercises, new techniques, and new strategies.

The Z Press: Advanced Overhead Pressing

The Z Press is much harder than the overhead press and it will expose any weaknesses you might have. Here’s how to do it.

Explosive Days for Muscle and Strength

Training to be explosive is a triple win: you get stronger, bigger, and leaner at the same time. Here’s how to do it.

3 Ways to Target the Quads

To get bigger and stronger quadriceps, you have to hit them like a freight train. Use these smart tactics to focus in on them.

5 Truths About Pressing

Can't bench 350? Coach Boyce says it doesn't matter - overhead pressing is more important. Here’s why.

Best Grips for Faster Gains

Don't just grip it and rip it. The right hand position can help you build muscle and strength. Here’s what you need to know.

2-A-Day Training for Radical Gains

If you goal is size, it’s hard to beat twice-per-day training. But you have to be smart about it. Here’s your guide.

6 Truths About Squats

Should you squat butt to calves? High bar or low bar? What about elevating the heels? Foot placement? Tempo? It's all here in this article.

Deadstop Training Revisited

If you're searching for a way to smash a strength plateau in a hurry, try deadstop training. Here’s how to do it.

In Search of the Perfect Rep

Tips on getting the most out of the deadlift, pull-up, and bent-over row.

The Truth for Tall Lifters

Hey, tall guy, you know all those lifting rules that apply to short people - the ones that got no reason to live? They don't apply to you.

Extended Sets for Size and Strength

A classic tool ripped straight from page one of the Old School Training Bible for serious gains in size and strength.

Making Sense of Supersets

A lot of supersets just don't make any sense, physiology-wise. Here's some methodology to support your passion for pairing.

A New Take on 5 Things

Cardio, functional training, and mobility. Check out this fresh take on the stuff lifters love to hate.

Reaching Your Potential in the Big 3

Everybody wants to add more wheels to their squat, bench, and deadlift. But sometimes it's the little things that trip us up. Give this a read and start hitting some PR's.

Cleans and Snatches Made Easier

You don’t have to be an Olympian to do these. If you want to burn fat, increase power, and gain athleticism, master these lifts.

Surprising Reasons Why You're Tight and Weak

Do your tight muscles need more stretching or just better stretches? Find out here.

Gironda's 8x8 Training

This classic bodybuilding program does what most programs can’t: it allows you to build muscle and lose some fat at the same time. Check it out.

How to Use Tempo Training

Varying your lifting speed is a great way to promote growth. Here's how to choose the right tempo to reach your goals.

Overrated Muscle-Builders and Superior Alternatives

The best exercises for building muscle aren't always the most popular ones. Here are a few effective, yet underrated, moves for legs, arms, and chest.

Fix Your Front Squat

Everyone loves the front squat, right? Yeah, probably not. But you’d grow to love it if you fixed these common weaknesses.

Why Your Knees Perform Like Aging Water Fowl

Knee pain got you walking real funny-like? Here's what to do and what NOT to do.