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A New Angle on Cable Training

Your teacher always said that ditching math class would come back to bite you on the butt and she was right. Luckily, Nick Tumminello is here to show you how vector mathematics can improve your workouts. (Really.)

How Not to Warm Up

According to Nick Tumminello, a lot of the stretches we do in the gym-a lot of the mainstays-are actually liable to hurt us more than help us. He calls these physiological bad boys "Warmup Don'ts."

Everything Push-Ups

How to fix your bad push-up mechanics plus several new variations to try out. Check it out.

Stick Your Neck Out

Is your neck so skinny it makes your head look like a candy apple? Is it so weak you get whiplash every time you take a step forward? Maybe it's time to build up that piece of linguini you call a neck.

Making Gains With Pain

You're doing your mobility drills and foam-roller work, but you're still in pain. If that sounds like you, maybe you need "muscle activation training."

Midrange Partials for the Best Pump of Your Life

For the best pump of your life - and serious size and strength gains over time - you need to incorporate midrange partial reps.

Joint-Friendly Training

Coach Nick has new ways to build strength and size for the lifter with wounded knees, shell-shocked shoulders, or a balky back.

How Strong Are Your Abs, Really?

Is your magnificent six-pack all show, no go? Find out with these two simple tests, and prepare to be humbled.

Five New Exercises

Coach Nick has five new ways to build muscle, increase strength, improve conditioning, and impress the know-it-alls at your local gym.

Contrast Training for Strength, Size, and Power

Teach your body some new tricks with these exercise pairs that combine strength with explosive power.

Big Lats

Stop sweating the small stuff when it comes to back training, and focus on your biggest, strongest, and most important upper-body muscles.

Big Gains with Active Recovery

Why are you wasting time between sets? Why the hell don't you do something, like grow, for instance?

The Truth About Olympic Lifts

They can be a great tool for athletes and gym rats, as long as you know how to use them... and when to avoid them.

Use Your Strong Hand - Advanced Grip Training

Most guys can't sweep the room without using wrist straps to grab onto the broom. Here's how to fix that sad, sad, problem.

Three Work-Arounds for Physique Success

Get bigger legs when you can't squat. Build muscle when you can't even hold on to weights. Get leaner when cardio stops working. Nick T. shows you how.

Unconventional Workout - Biceps

Got a set of biceps that haven't grown since the Clinton years? Well, put down that cigar and start stretching some shirtsleeves.

Six New Tabata Workouts for Fast Fat Loss

Fat loss workouts don't have to be drawn out and boring. In fact, the best ones last only four minutes.

Unconventional Workout - Triceps

Give your triceps training a much-needed shake-up and start hammering out some horseshoes!

A Complex Approach to Quads & Hams

Think that complexes are all about fat loss? Not so fast, chicken legs.

Farmer's Walks for Fat Loss

Coach Nick T. shows how this classic strongman exercise can turn your boring workout into a metabolism-stoking, fat-incinerating machine.

Unconventional Workout - Abs

Still doing three sets of crunches for abs before pounding your Surge? Check out this article for a Renaissance approach to the coveted six-pack.

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  • Building the Apex Predator Body

    A three-day reprogramming of your body's hardware and software for more muscle and better performance.

    Unconventional Workout - Shoulders

    The Unconventional Workout guy tackles shoulders and comes up with some innovative deltoid-plateau busters!

    A Simple Program for Complex Results

    If you want to build muscle as fast as humanly possible, here's a complete A-Z program to help you do just that.

    Seven Metabolic Finishers to Burn Fat

    Burn body fat, improve conditioning, and make each workout an ass kicking success. Here’s how.