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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.

    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!

    Top 5 Hamstring Exercises

    We tried these tweaks to our favorite hamstring movements and suddenly, we felt the ouchies come back big-time. Damn you, Robertson! Damn you!

    Maximal Leg Development

    This is important, learn it: The angle of the torso and the angle of the tibias determine if you're doing a quad-dominant exercise or a hip-dominant one.

    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.

    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.

    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

    If you never get injured, then you've never pushed yourself. Here's what to do when your upper body starts giving you grief.

    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 heck of a lot more than just how strong you are physically. Here are 7 cool reasons why you should consider entering a powerlifting meet.

    5 Simple Tips for Bigger Tugs

    Bigger tugs? Nah, not that kind of tug. Coach Mike Robertson is talking about deadlifting, and he's got 5 cool ways to drive up your pull, fast.

    4 Reasons Why You're Not Making Progress

    Training slumps are frustrating and seemingly inevitable. They also suck harder than a Broadway reprisal of Apocalypse Now starring Regis Philbin and Keanu Reeves. On that sour note, here are four ways to send slumps up the river.

    Single-Leg Training

    Sick and tired of all this single-leg training stuff? Coach Robertson feels your pain.

    Long Live the Overhead Press

    Coach Robertson decrees that overhead pressing is not a right but a privilege. Here's how to know if you qualify.

    4 Reasons You're Not Lean

    Great, specific tips for the fat and the not-so-fat alike regarding exercise selection, rest-period guidelines, and food logging.

    Simple Strength - Phase 2

    Coach Mike lays out the second phase of his easy-to-follow plan to increase your strength to record levels in a few short months.

    Simple Strength - Phase 1

    Mike Robertson offers an easy-to-follow, completely laid out plan to increase your strength over the period of a few short months.

    The Truth about Training Frequency

    To build a physique that gets noticed, you first have to determine your ideal training frequency. Here's how.

    Gettin' MASSive With Food

    Some time-honored and battle-tested ideas for packing on the muscle meat, along with some incredibly calorie-dense food and shake recipes.