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Tip: Find YOUR Most Effective Exercises

Grab a pen and a piece of paper and do this. It'll help you trim the fluff off your workout plan and get focused on the movements that matter.

6 Changes Veteran Lifters Need to Make

If you're getting older, and we sure hope you are, you'll need to tweak how you train to keep the gains coming. Here's what to do.

Tip: Crappy Genetics? Deadlift Like This

Suck at deadlifting? If it's a leverage or arm-length issue, here's a tip that'll help you yank big numbers off the floor anyway.

Forget About Squat Depth

Two authorities on squatting think squat depth is arbitrary and senseless. Here are 5 things about squats that they think are much more important.

Therapeutic Weight Lifting

Does stretching, foam rolling and all that recovery stuff make you want to slit your wrists? Here's how to lift in a way that's therapeutic.

Tip: The Recovery Intrusive Deadlift

Yes, do deadlifts. But program them wisely or you'll crash and burn. Here's why and what to do about it.

Tip: The 1-Plate Deficit Deadlift

This is probably the most productive change you can make with your deadlift training. Here's why.

Tip: Stop Doing Extra Low-Back Work

In most cases, it won't help you increase your deadlift. In fact, it could be the cause of your problem. Here's why and what to do instead.

The Ultimate Minimalist Training Plan

Don't have time to train 6 days a week for over an hour? Don't worry, you don't have to. Get in, get out, make gains. Here's how.

9 Hacks for Streamlining Your Workouts

This article will make you feel like you hired an efficiency expert to analyze your workouts and help you throw out all the garbage.

The Secret to Lifting Forever

Most people quit lifting weights in their 20s, but a few become lifelong lifters. What's their secret? What keeps them going? We ask the experts.

Tip: How to Find the Best Exercises for Your Body

Think of a weight-training exercise. Is it the best choice for YOU? Here's how to know.

The Best Damn Strength Plan For Natural Lifters

If you're a natural lifter doing the workouts of drugged lifters, you're going to be disappointed. Build maximal strength the natural way. Here's how.

Tip: Specialization Cycles for Stubborn Muscles

Past the newbie stage, it's tough to improve every muscle group or lift at the same time. Here are some simple rules for specialization programs.

The Smartest Training Split

Hardly anyone applies any reasoning to their training splits. Here's one that makes sense and guarantees progress.

Tip: Speed Work for the Deadlift

Pull more weight off the floor... faster. Here are two ways to program speed and technique work.

How to Deadlift Over 700 Pounds

Eager to pull big numbers? You're more likely to make mistakes that'll bring your max down. Here's what to do... and what not to do.

Tip: The Ultimate Trap-Bar Deadlift

This lift is really a deadlift-squat hybrid. Here's how to make it an even better muscle and strength builder.

Tip: Research Update – Time Under Tension

TUT builds muscle. But what's more important, rep speed or set speed? A new study tested this out.

Tip: Master the Double Kettlebell Deadlift

Jack up your deadlifting volume without jacking up your spine. Try this.

Super-Fast, Super-Effective Workouts

Build more muscle from two or three short weekly workouts than most guys do from training six days a week. Try these programs.

Tip: Find Your Stance For Sumo Deadlifts

Most lifters go super wide, but that only works if it fits your anatomy. Here's how to find YOUR best stance.

Tip: How to Build Tension in the Deadlift

Clean up your deadlift technique and get your lats engaged with this super simple trick.