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Plateau Busters

If this article doesn't help you diagnose and cure the reason you're currently in weight-lifting limbo, Mike will give you your money back! It's GUARANTEED! Of course, the article's free, but still....

Hips Don't Lie

With smart training, not only should your lifts go up, but your posture should improve as well. Here’s how to make it happen.

Perfecting the Romanian Deadlift

The RDL is getting popular. Good! Read this and make sure you’re avoiding the common mistakes.

The Hardcore Lunge

It's possibly the best exercise, but nearly everyone does it wrong! In addition to explaining how to troubleshoot your lunge, this article provides enough slick variations of the movement to turn you into a lunging fool.

Push-Ups, Face Pulls, and Shrugs

Screw the rotator cuff! That's right, screw it. When it comes to fixing shoulder pain, the the rotator cuff is over-hyped and gets way too much attention.

The Smartest Man in Fitness?

"Bill Hartman is the smartest man I know," Alwyn Cosgrove said recently at a seminar. I don't know about you, but that's pretty esteemed praise, especially from someone like Alwyn who's considered one of the foremost minds in the performance enhancement industry.

On-The-Go Nutrition

That's me, except it's not a van and it's not down by the river. But yeah, I basically live in my car. You see, I'm a trainer who goes to people's houses all day long to work them out, so instead of having an office as my home base, my car is my home base.

The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

The classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.

18 Tips for Bulletproof Knees

Here’s how to fix your achy knees, prevent injury, and keep the squats coming. Check it out.

High Performance Core Training

The days of banging out a thousand crunches are over. Get your core strong to get your entire body strong. Here’s how.

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  • 28 Things I'm Learning

    In four months I'll be a whopping 28 years old. I know a thing or two about training and all that goes into it, but I also respect the fact that there's a hell of a lot I don't know enough about, and other topics I need to know something about that I'm not even aware of!

    Core Training for Smart Folks

    Improve performance, reduce risk of injury, and look better with your shirt off. Here's how.

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  • Functional Anatomy for Bad-Asses! Part 2

    In Part 2, we'll discuss muscles of the torso and lower extremity, along with my tips to help you write better, more balanced training programs.

    Functional Anatomy for Bad-Asses! Part 1

    Okay, tough guy, so you want to write your own training programs, eh? You think you've got what it takes?

    6 Keys to Killer Workouts

    Ever had one of those days where you just couldn't get into the flow of your workout? Or worse yet, you don't even make it to the gym? It's happened to all of us before. The mind is willing, but the body just isn't ready (or vice versa).

    Overcoming Lousy Leverages - Part 2

    Our goal is to take the guesswork out of bench and deadlift training and, in the process, take your total to an all-time high!

    Overcoming Lousy Leverages - Part 1

    Got long legs? Gangly arms? Don't let your leverages hold you back from lifting heavier. Check this out.

    Bodybuilding for Powerlifters

    Six things you can learn from bodybuilders, even if your goal is to just get strong on three lifts.

    Powerlifting for Bodybuilders

    What can bodybuilders learn from powerlifters? A lot actually. Here are 6 examples.

    Hardcore Stretching - Part 2

    How to stretch your most problematic muscle groups. This is gonna hurt.

    Hardcore Stretching - Part 1

    Hardcore training needs to incorporate (smart) hardcore stretching. Here’s why.

    The Superior Circuit - Part 3

    Instead of using one dimensional thinking and throwing rocks by doing cyclical modes of cardio, why not try to cover as many needs as possible in a short period of time with a circuit of exercises?

    The Superior Circuit - Part 2

    In today's training world, most experts would agree that high intensity interval training (HIIT) performed after resistance training is the best way to get lean.

    The Superior Circuit - Part 1

    We have some good news for you. The New Year's resolution crowd, famous for clogging up the gym for the first two months of every year, is starting to dwindle. As they devolve back into their sedentary lifestyles, you have the opportunity to evolve your training program to reach even greater heights. In this series, we'll show you how!

    Yo, How Much Ya Bench?

    The three-step plan for setting up for a bench press PR.