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Myofibrillar Growth & Conditioning – The Program

Use high-intensity repeat training (HIRT) to build striated muscle, boost athletic strength, and develop machine-like endurance.

Tip: Deadlift Heavy, Protect Your Back

Three ways to pull heavier without wrecking your lower back. Try these proven strategies.

Tip: Use Isometrics to Boost Your Deadlift

Looks weird, works great! Here's how to do it.

30 Days of Deadlifts: 1-10

Lift heavier. Get stupid strong. Build mountains of muscle. In this series, Tony G. drops his best tips and cues for the world's most primal lift.

Tip: Master the Pause and the Slant

Improve your deadlift fast with these two tips.

Ask Us Anything 02

We field your questions about female testosterone usage, losing fat while getting strong, and making gains on a budget.

Tip: Mind-Muscle Connection and Your Goal

How important is putting your mind in your muscle for hypertrophy and strength work? Let's break it down.

Tip: Fixing the Turtleback Deadlift

Most lifters who round their backs are just too weak, but rounding can also be caused by a bad setup. Here's how to fix it.

Tip: A Really Bad Deadlift Habit

People think it improves hip drive and hits the glutes. What it really does is set you up for injury. Info here.

Tip: You Do Not Have Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal fatigue probably isn't real, but the symptoms sure are. Here's what really happening.

Tip: The Leg Press and Real Strength

Can you build strength in the leg press, or is it nonfunctional? Coach Carter lays the smack down here.

Tip: 4 Strongman-Style Exercises You Need

Build all-over strength with these carry and push variations.

Deadlift More Weight Today, Safely

These smart tips will have you pulling heavier and staying safer almost immediately.

Question of Strength 52

Is adrenal fatigue real? Is feeling the muscle more important than adding weight to the bar? Answers here.

Tip: 5 Inhibit-Activate Supersets

How to grow lagging muscles and move better.

Question of Power 2

Are big lifts best for delt size? Is the leg press worthless? And how do you avoid embarrassment at competitions? Answers here.

Tip: Smashing an Overhead Press Plateau

Here's what to do when the barbell just refuses to go up.

Tip: In Defense of Higher-Rep Compound Exercises

Some coaches say to never do high reps with compound barbell movements. They're wrong. Here's why.

Tip: Deadlifting – The Recovery Issue

After making some fast progress, is your deadlift now stuck in a rut? Here's how to fix that.

Tip: Training Effort – The Two Biggest Myths

We've all fallen for these myths, and that's not a bad thing as long as we wise up as we gain more experience.

Question of Strength 51

What's the best way to preserve muscle while losing fat? How do you smash an overhead press plateau? Answers here.

Tip: The Most Common Bench Press Mistake

If you're not a powerlifter, should you be testing your bench press 1RM often? Here's the answer.

The Missing Lower-Body Exercises for Strength

For complete strength and injury prevention, you need more than squats, deadlifts, and lunges. Add a few of these isolation exercises to your plan.

Instantly Boost Strength & Performance

Push and pull without moving a weight. Sounds odd but it works if you're wanting to get stronger or instantly perform better. Here's how.

Tip: 3 Unexpected Things That Accelerate Gains

The answer isn't always to eat more and lift heavier. Here are three things a lot of lifters don't think about.