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15 Commandments for the Big 3 Lifts

15 benching, squatting, and deadlifting tips to lead you to the powerlifting promised land.

4 Stronger Squat Exercises

Exercise solutions to all your squatting problems.

4 Weightlifting Myths Destroyed

These training myths do more harm than good. Ditch the dogma and get stronger today.

5 Mistakes That Killed My Progress

Caffeine overloads, tragic neglect of kettlebells, wayward experimentation, and other mistakes that made coach Bumgardner the butt of cruel jokes.

5 Pull-up Challenges

You can't consider yourself a ballsy lifter if you're terrible at pull-ups. Here are five tests to see how you measure up.

6 Stronger Bench Exercises

Most benchers have one of four problems. Here are six innovative fixes.

Accelerate Gains By Overreaching

The most radical gains of your life won't come by accident. For that, you need a gut full of ambition and a borderline crazy plan.

Are You Ready to Overhead Press?

Four advanced ways to manipulate your reps for size and strength gains.

Building a Strong Neck

Whether you're an athlete or bodybuilder, you should be training your neck. Here's the smart way to do it.

CAT, Plyo, and Board Presses

Compensatory acceleration, plyometrics, and board presses. Here’s how to use these tools for explosive bench pressing.

Cobra Traps and Cannon Ball Delts

Jacked delts and traps are undeniably awesome to look at, and they help protect the shoulders from injury. Make yours bigger and stronger. Start here.

Deadlift Assistance 911

Some great unexpected exercises and techniques to pull your deadlift out of its hole.

Do the Big Lifts Every Day

If it's important, do it every day. But how do you program the big lifts daily and not crash? Like this.

Fillers: Pairing Strength with Mobility

Doing dozens of mobility drills is boring. Here's how tactically using just a few in between big lifts can make you bigger and stronger.

Fit Enough to Fight

At some point, you may have to physically defend yourself or your loved ones. Are you bad enough to brawl?

Half-Pulls – Not Half-Assed

Here's a partial-range pulling program that will get your full deadlifts moving in the right direction.

High Frequency Squatting

A bigger squat requires more squatting. Here's a unique way to squat frequently without burning out or breaking down.

New Rules of the Overhead Press

Very few lifters know how to perform the overhead press correctly. Stand out from the crowd and learn to nail this sucker.

Practical Guide to GPP

General physical preparedness is the key to outstanding performance. Here's how to set-up a program that sets you up for success.

Reaching Your Potential in the Big 3

Everybody wants to add more wheels to their squat, bench, and deadlift. But sometimes it's the little things that trip us up. Give this a read and start hitting some PR's.

Screw Exercise Variation!

How important is exercise variation really? According to this coach, not very. Check out his reasoning.

Squat Right for Your Type

Don't freak out, but not everyone is built for barbell back squats. Luckily, there are plenty of hardcore alternatives.

The 600-Pound Deadlift Textbook

Ready to pull 600 off the floor? Here’s how one lifter did it and what he learned along the way.

The Magic of Cluster Sets

A fresh look at a very old way to get big and strong. If you feel like you leave the gym not having worked hard enough, this method is for you.

Tip: 12 Minutes of Singles

Set a timer and ramp up your deadlifting volume with Sadiv sets. Here's how.