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Continuum Training 2

Understanding Various Strength Training Continuums for Optimal Conjugate Design

The Set / Rep Bible

If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.

Advanced German Volume Training

One of the toughest muscle-building workouts of all time just got tougher. For experienced lifters only!

Locked and Loaded

Everything you need to know about choosing the right weight and loading schemes for your lifting goals.

Westside for Skinny Bastards 2

From warm-ups and running to box squats and grip work, here’s the athlete’s guide to get bigger and stronger.

Beach Training for Performance-Oriented Lifters

"Bodybuilding training? No way! Not for me! I'm training only for strength and function," said the huge sumbitch after deadlifting a load that was roughly equivalent to a Sherman tank.

Powerlifting for Bodybuilders

What can bodybuilders learn from powerlifters? A lot actually. Here are 6 examples.

The Art of Waterbury

How one of our top coaches programs exercises, sets and reps, progressions and more. Check it out.

Exercises You've Never Tried 14

Add a few of these unique exercises to your training program to liven up your next workout.

Evolutionary Fitness

Dr Art De Vany describes himself as a scientist/athlete. He's competed in Olympic weightlifting, motocross, and even played minor league baseball. At 6'1" and 208 pounds, today he carries only 8% body fat. Pretty admirable. De Vany barely had time to do this interview. He was headed off to Colorado to ride in the KTM Rocky Mountain Raid, an adventure motorcycling event.

Sticking Point Therapy

Sticking points are much like those really talkative, naked old men in your gym's locker room: you'd rather avoid them! Nothing's more frustrating than making good progress overall but failing to improve on the "big lifts" (bench press, squat, deadlift, military press, etc.)

5 Relative Strength Myths

Being strong isn't enough. You need to be strong for your size. That's the difference between relative strength and absolute strength. Here's what will get you there.

The Evil Scot

An uncensored interview with a martial arts champion turned performance coach.

Bodybuilding for Powerlifters

Six things you can learn from bodybuilders, even if your goal is to just get strong on three lifts.

Overcoming Lousy Leverages - Part 1

Got long legs? Gangly arms? Don't let your leverages hold you back from lifting heavier. Check this out.

The High Frequency Secret

How to increase your training frequency (without burning out) to get better results in the gym.

Genetics: Limitation or Copout?

We live in a world of excuses. Most people don't want to accept that when something goes wrong in their lives, they're at least partly to blame.

10 Uses for a Smith Machine

Most coaches hate the Smith machine, but it does have a few (surprising) uses for serious athletes. Check ‘em out.

Old School Training

You don't need a fancy gym membership. Build old school strength with old school training. Here’s how.

Exercises You've Never Tried 15

Well, maybe you’ve tried some of them. But maybe not. Check out the list and challenge yourself.

Get Strong, Get Fast, Get Vertical!

A program designed to improve your vertical jump and your overall strength and athleticism. Check it out.

Exercises You've Never Tried 16

Seven weird looking (but effective!) exercises to shake up your stagnant workouts. Check ‘em out.

Tate Talks Hypertrophy - Part 1

The legendary strength athlete tells us why muscle growth is vital for max lifts, and why it's not the same for powerlifters as it is for bodybuilders.

Deconstructing Paul Chek

T Nation talks to influential strength coach Paul Chek. It got weird fast. Check it out.

The Lost Art of Overhead Pressing

Build your shoulders and damn near everything else with these “forgotten” exercises. Here’s how.