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10 Things You Gotta Try at Least Once

What's one thing every lifter should try in his or her lifting career? We ask the pros and experts. Check out their list.

12 Steps to the Perfect Clean

The clean can be an intimidating lift to learn. Break it down into step to master it. Here’s how.

300-Pound Complexes For Max Strength

Light-weight complexes will get you ripped, but frighteningly heavy complexes will get you strong. Try these.

6 Weeks to Great Abs

Most ab exercises are garbage. But do these 4 types of ab movements each workout and those babies will pop through.

9 Reasons to Olympic Lift For a Better Physique

Olympic lifting makes you stronger, faster, and sexier, but can it also get you jacked? Here’s what you need to know.

Build Explosive Speed

Train slow and you'll be slow. Train explosively and you'll become a powerful, lighting-fast animal. Here's how.

Cleans and Snatches Made Easier

You don’t have to be an Olympian to do these. If you want to burn fat, increase power, and gain athleticism, master these lifts.

Do You Need the Olympic Lifts?

Do athletes really need to perform Olympic lifts to be fast and explosive? Not really, says this coach. Here’s why.

How to Build a Powerful Neck

Weak neck, weak body. Here's the best way to build that pencil-neck.

Mastering the Snatch

The snatch is one of the toughest Olympic lifting movements to learn, but this guide will get you started.

Muscle Snatch for Strength and Power

The muscle snatch is an Olympic-style lift that doesn't need much coaching. You just grip it and rip it. Here’s how.

Olympic Lift Variations to Get Big

Size gains with the Olympic lifts? Yes, it’s possible. Here’s how.

Olympic Lifts and Dumbbells

You often need specialized equipment to do the Olympic lifts, but that's not the case with these dumbbell variations.

Prepping for the O Lifts

Here’s how to make learning the Olympics lifts a whole lot easier.

The Clean High Pull

Increase muscular power and overall athleticism with this challenging, yet fun, lift.

The Comprehensive Guide to the Snatch

If you want to learn how to snatch, stop watching miserable YouTube poseurs and read this article.

The Perfect Snatch

The one-arm snatch is one of the best and most time-efficient total body exercises. Here’s how to do it.

The Ultimate Guide to the Renegade Row

Trigger new muscle growth, improve performance, and strengthen a weak core. All with one exercise. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Designer Drop Sets for Bigger Gains

Do drop sets that are targeted towards your muscle-fiber makeup. Here's how.

Tip: Do You Really Need Olympic Lifting Shoes?

If you're not involved in the sport of weightlifting, do you need these shoes? Here's what a doctor of physical therapy says.

Tip: Lifters Were Stronger 30 Years Ago

The numbers prove that old-time training methods work the best. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Protect Your Wrists from Lifting Injuries

Get more range of motion and improve your weightlifting technique with these simple stretches.

Tip: Supercharge GH Production

Boost growth hormone and build strength and muscle by using this simple training trick.

Tip: The Missing Trap-Building Exercises

You need more than shrugs for big traps. Add one of these four movements to your list.

Weightlifting Versus Powerlifting

Whether you're new to lifting or a seasoned strength trainer looking to take up competition, understanding the difference is critical.