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Tip: The Best Overall Deadlift Style

If you're deadlifting for overall physique development, which style is best for your goal? Answer here.

Tip: The Push-Up That Prevents Injuries

The stronger and more athletic you are, the more you need to add this move into your program. Check it out.

Tip: The 3-Point Push-Up Test

Want to get the most out of push-ups? Make sure you can pass this test.

Tip: Get Your Elbows Right for Push-Ups

What's best, a wide or narrow elbow position? Neither. Here's the best push-up form to use.

Push-Ups for Real Strength

You need to do more push-ups. And you need to start doing them right for once. Here's what you need to know.

6 Best Exercises for Strength

You probably don't need dozens of movements to develop strength and size - you just need the six very best ones. This is all killer, no filler!

Deadlifts: Which Type is Best For You?

Everyone has a favorite deadlift - the one they're strongest at. Here's how to figure out which one you should be doing.

Tip: Do This Exercise for Complete Core Strength

Most people leave out this part of the ab training equation. Don't do that. Try this challenging exercise.

Tip: Hit the Abs with Anti-Extension Exercises

Real core training for athletes involves more than sit-ups and crunches. Try these two killer exercises.

The 5 Best Ways to Get Stronger

Strength gains come fast when you're a newbie. Here's how to keep building brutal strength as an advanced bad-ass.

5 Reasons Your Program Isn't Working

Most so-called workout programs suck. It's time to choose a goal, pick a plan, and stick to it for at least 12 weeks.

The Secret to Ab Training

Master this little trick and even the most intense abdominal exercises will suddenly become way more effective.

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  • The 3-Day Leg Specialization Program

    A 3-day split that targets your legs while still allowing you to maintain size and strength in your upper body.

    Do You Really Need a Lifting Belt?

    If, when, and how to wear weight belts to get bigger and stronger. Four coaches weigh in.

    Top 5 Hamstring Exercises

    Chances are, your hamstrings are lagging. That’s because you need more than machine hamstring curls to build them. Check out these better exercises.

    Maximal Leg Development

    You won’t build your legs if you don’t pay attention to the angle of your torso or tibias. Here’s what to do for bigger, harder wheels.

    5 Tips for Bigger Deadlifts

    Great little-discussed deadlift tips like "weld your spine," "ribs down," and "push the knees out."

    The Twice a Week Training Program

    In a perfect world we'd have unlimited time to train to be awesome. But what happens to that fancy training schedule when you enter the real world?

    10 Forgotten Tips for Smarter Lifting

    Mike Robertson wants to remind you to do some of the great stuff you used to, but may have forgotten about.

    9 Strategies to Train Around Lower Body Pain

    Keeping the tibia vertical, increasing hip flexor length, step-ups, and other novel tricks to fix those bum knees.

    5 Strategies to Train Around Upper Body Pain

    Getting banged up in the gym doesn't have to cost you all your gains. Here's your plan for when something hurts but training isn’t completely off the table.

    6 Questions About Tempo Training

    When should you use tempo training and why? Mike Robertson answers these and other questions about this often-neglected component of strength and muscle building.

    7 Reasons Everyone Should do a Powerlifting Meet

    Stepping onto the platform reveals a lot more than just how strong you are. Here’s why you should consider entering a powerlifting meet.

    5 Simple Tips for Bigger Tugs

    Cool ways to drive up your deadlift numbers, fast.

    4 Reasons Why You're Not Making Progress

    Training slumps are inevitable. But there’s a reason they happen. Here’s what’s causing yours, and what to do about it.