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Counting Your Reps for More Muscle

Three exercises, 25 total reps with a 4-6RM. Don’t worry about sets, rest periods, or even reps per round. Do it. Here’s how and why.

Question of Strength 48

Sir Charles reveals why you see so many crappy exercises in muscle mags, the best and worst lifts for athletes, and how to separate winners from losers before the race even starts.

How to Warm Up for a One-Rep Max

Ready to go for a new PR in the bench press, squat, or deadlift? How you warm up could make or break your max. Follow these guidelines.

Hacking Your Strength Training

Cut your time in the gym without compromising your results? It's a smarter and more effective approach to training.

Facts, Fallacies of Corrective Exercise

Doing squats on Bosu balls isn't functional. Neither is a lot of stuff you see people doing in the gym.

Sheiko Shakes Up Powerlifting

Can a training system that breaks all the rules take your lifts to the next level? We test out the Sheiko method. Check it out.

Tricks of the Trade - Get Strong Fast!

Six high-tech tactics that’ll get you even stronger.

More New Techniques You've Never Tried

Dan's secret weight loss stack, a new five-toed rehab tool, and a novel, one-rep-at-a-time method for hypertrophy.

Question of Strength 47

King Charles throws down on CrossFit (again!), loaded ab training, getting max results in minimum time, and why swimmers resemble epileptic penguins.

Solutions to Lifting Problems

Eric tells you what to do if your knee, shoulder, or back hurts, but you still want to work out.

Size and Strength Training for Generation Ent

In Part 2 of his series, Mahler shows you how to get big and strong without ever getting bored with your workouts.

Pushing Back

A female powerlifter offers lessons in dedication, perseverance, and the mysterious ways the iron seduces all of us.

Question of Strength 46

Poliquin answers your questions about twice per day training, carbs for endurance athletes, the best time of day to train and much more. Check it out.

The Five Elements of Program Dominance

Volume, frequency, density, intensity, and intensiveness. Here’s what you need to know about each to train right for your goals.

Boost Your Deadlift 40 Pounds in 6 Weeks!

Progressive movement training: here's how to make it work for you.

The Reg Park Way To Serious Size And Strength

Reg Park, the guy who inspired Arnold, knew how to build strength and symmetry. Here’s what we can still learn from him today.

Starting Strength

Get back to the basics and build your foundational strength. Here’s how.

Top Priority for Lower Traps

Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

Variety and Rules for Progression

The real secret to building muscle and strength is to progress. You have to challenge your body and find ways to progressively ask more of it. Christian tells you how.

Training Frequency and Rest Periods

How often should you train? How long should you rest between sets? Get the answers here.

Shut the Hell Up and Listen

Dave Tate has spent thousands of hours under the bar and training strong lifters to get even stronger. Listen up or stay weak.

Type of Contraction and Exercise Duration

The Canadian Vin Diesel shows you which type of contraction (constant tension, stretch reflex, etc.) to use with different movements, along with explaining why you should absolutely keep your training sessions under 60 minutes.

5 Great Secrets of Training Success

The cold hard truth about strength training that many people would rather not hear.

Fatigue and Best Exercises

Training to failure, CNS fatigue, and choosing the best exercises for your goals.

Dissecting The Deadlift

There's more than one way to deadlift. Fire up your glutes and hams with these 10 variations. Get 'em here.