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5 Next Level Ab Wheel Rollouts

4 Unique Exercises For a Stronger Grip

1 Dumbbell, 4 Nasty Finishers

The Yearly Test: 5 Ways to Assess Real Progress

Simple Power Training For More Muscle

The 5 Best Exercises For the Over 35 Lifter

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Favorite Movements for Athletes and Modifications for Adult Athletes

Fixing the Problem: 3 Simple Fixes for Common Issues



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Smarter Training With Lower Back Pain

The Most Common Lifting Mistake (And How to Fix It)

Double Your Chin Ups in 30 Days

The 5 Best Rows for a Bigger, Stronger Back

Your Health: 21 Actionable Ways to Simplify Your Training, Build Better Relationships, and Feel Better

6 Ways to Make The Big 3 Safer and More Effective

The 5 Best Lunges for Stronger Legs, Healthier Joints, and a Bigger Butt

Don’t Train to Maintain-The Perfect Summer Training Program to Build Strength and Muscle Without Being a Slave to the Gym

42 Split Squat Variations for Big Legs, a Strong Trunk, and a Healthy Back

Get It Right: Low Handle Trap Bar Deadlifts

Progressive Overload: Building Real Strength Is More Than Just Lifting Heavy

Build Muscle, Lose Fat, and Compete Like a Stud: The Ultimate Guide to Designing Your Own Training Program

The Comprehensive Guide to Losing Fat and Keeping it Off

13 Tips for the Banged Up Lifter

My Favorite Exercises for Each Movement Pattern

The Simplest Way to Build More Muscle

Build More Strength and Muscle by Pairing the Right Lifts

The Best Exercises for the Different Toys in the Gym

Odds and Ends Training Thoughts on Training and Living Well: Part Deux

Ditch the Bodybuilding Split Routines, and Do This Instead

There Actually Are Stupid Exercises That Should Never Be Done, and Some Are More Common Than You Think

Making the Most of Your Training Time: “Need to Do,” “Should Do,” and “It’d Be Nice to Do,” Blocks

2 Training Facts That Can’t Be Ignored

If You’re 30 Years or Older, This List Will Revolutionize the Way You Train

Methods Are Many, Principles Are Few: Use The Right Tool for the Right Job to Reach Your Goals

4 Ways to Avoid FOMO This Summer

The Best Exercise You’re Not Doing But Probably Should: L Sit Chin Ups

The Best Exercise You’re Not Doing But Probably Should: Pushup + Rollout Combo

4 Squat Variations That I Prefer Over Back Squats (for most people, most of the time)

Building Work Capacity: The What, Why, and How

Don’t Do Another Curl Until You Can Do These 2 Things First

9 Things to Do Between Sets of Benching That Are More Productive Than What You’re Probably Doing

The Number One Strength Training Principle

Training Tip: Alternate Reps for More Muscle

Back Off Sets for Building Strength, Muscle, and Staying Healthy

Getting Jacked and Staying Healthy Are Not Mutually Exclusive

How Morning Rituals Set You Up to Kick Ass and Dominate Your Life

Technique Tuesday: Half Kneeling 1 Arm Kettlebell Press

Easiest Dinner Ever: Pulled Chicken in the Slow Cooker

George Hackenschmidt: Old School Strongman Wisdom That’s Still Relevant Today

Throwback Thursday: Add Jumps to Improve Your Power and Athleticism

4 Ways to Make Exercises Harder That Make Sense

The 2 Barbell Method for Strength and Size

What the Patriots Can Teach Us About Optimizing Our Training

Throwback Thursday: 5 Steps to Shorter, More Effective Workouts

Odds and Ends Training Thoughts

The 3 Biggest Mistakes When Trying to Build Strength or Size

Throwback Thursday: How to Design Your Own Finishers to Get Lean

Technique Tuesday: Trap Bar Deadlifts

The Most Consistent Person I’ve Ever Trained

2018: The Year of Purpose Driven Training

Technique Tuesday: Dead Stop 1 Arm Dumbbell Rows

My 5 Most Popular Posts of 2017

Maximize Your Training Through a Hectic Holiday Season

Take Some Weight Off the Bar to Get Strong as Hell

Technique Tuesday: Pullups

8 Exercises That Are Mainstays in My Training Programs

I’m 2 Weeks Into the Whole 30 and…

3 Often Neglected Principles of Strength Training

Technique Tuesday: Rear Foot Elevated Split Squats

Are Supersets Killing Your Progress?

4 Squat Cues That Need to Go Away, and Solutions for Each

My First Book Review Since 7th Grade: The Financial Matrix and How it Relates to Getting Jacked

Wisdom in the Pages of a Faded Notebook in My Truck

You’re Still an Athlete: The Complete Guide to Training Like One at Any Age

Exercise of the Week: Med Ball Rollouts

The Anti-Quasimoto Training Plan

7 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Fat

There’s No Such Thing As the Perfect Time: How to Put Yourself 1st to Be Better for Everyone Else

9 Ways to Make The Most of Your Training Time

13 of My Favorite Pushup Variations

Add Strongman Training to Fill In Your Training Gaps

3 Things You Need to Do to Build More Muscle

5 Simple Strategies for Getting Leaner

One of My Favorite Templates for Strength and Muscle

Squatting is Necessary, Barbells are Not

Stop Getting Hurt So Damn Much

Indicator Lifts: How to Know If You’re Getting Better or Not

Front Squats Done Right

Choosing the Right Big 3 For You

5 Ways to Get More Vegetables Into Your Diet

“Core” Training Simplified

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