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The Mirror Hypothesis

We lifters love the mirror, but are we better off without it? You decide.

8 Weeks to Super Bench

Bench press plateaus can be long and mind numbing. If this program doesn't catapult you out of your slump, nothing will.

Build Your Own Sled

Think pulling a sled is child's play? Get off that motorized hamster wheel and start getting leaner, stronger, and healthier.

4-Week Routine for Coming Back From Forced Layoffs

Injuries and forced training breaks are just part of the game. Here's a routine that gets you back in the groove quickly.

Get It Right: The Deadlift

You can't really improve your deadlift unless you really know what happens when you pull serious weight. Here’s your guide.

Optimal Frequency and Intensity of Training

How often should you train a lift? Good question. Here's a simple way to determine your ideal frequency.

Get Ripped. Get Walking.

This is not your mama's workout. Get to the nearest treadmill and incinerate fat while leaving muscle completely intact.

A 6-Week Squat, Bench, or Deadlift Program

A simple, foolproof program to boost up your big lifts in just six weeks. Check it out.

Step-by-Step Approach to Coming Back From An Injury

Injuries are as much a part of the iron game as plates, dumbbells, and chalk. Here’s what to do when it happens.

Get That Squat Up!

Leg presses and extensions will build the legs, but if you want to be a masterful squatter you need to get under the bar. Follow this plan.

The 7 Step Program For Getting Strong

There's no secret recipe for getting strong, just a few time-tested tips that nearly every strong guy does. Here they are.

Shoulders and Triceps Blast

A 6-week routine filled with heavy weights, drop sets, and 100-rep muscle burners. You ready?

Powerful Reasons to Use a Workout Log

The secret to long-term gains isn't a special exercise or magic supplement, and it costs less than five bucks a year.

The Simple Diet

Getting lean is simple, just not easy. Here are some uncomplicated rules to follow about food, cheat meals, and more.

Cardio for Strength Athletes

Can a big, strong guy do cardio without losing an ounce of size or strength? Check this out!

My Favorite Upper Body Warm-Up

Wanna know the best warm-up for heavy lifting? Ask a powerlifting coach. Like this one.

Why the Bench Press is the Best Exercise

For the goals of improved strength, more muscle size, better athletic function, and even general fitness, the bench press is the best exercise. Here’s why.

The Definition of an Expert

Everybody is an expert today… except they’re really not. Here’s how to separate the experts from the fakers.

Timed Arm Blast

Forget about counting reps! Do your biceps and triceps sets for time instead!

Little Known, Controversial Deadlift Tips

Rolling the bar, keeping the chin up, and other tips towards getting a mighty big pull.

My Favorite Lower Body Warm-up

Forget the 45-minute warm-up routines - here's how to get set for your next squat or deadlifting session with just a few moves.

10 Weeks to Squat PRs

If your squat hasn't gone up since the Clinton administration, this program will help you finally set some new PR's.

The Belief Effect

Knowledge is power, but knowledge can also be limiting. Real progress occurs when you harness the power of the belief effect.

12 Programs to Follow

Twelve time-tested routines for size and strength. Pick one and get to work.

High Frequency vs. Low Frequency

Do you trash a muscle and let it grow for a week or smack it around a little more often? Here's the run-down on finding the right frequency for you.