Do You Need Multiple Sets, or Just One?
High or minimal volume: What's best practice?
Are You Training Too Heavy? How to Make 5x5 Work for You
Factor in fatigue when calculating your starting weight for a strength program.
The Myth of More Is Better
Society's obsession with work ethic is destroying the efficacy of your training.
Endurance Athletes: The 2 Phases of Perfect Off-Season Prep
Capitalize on your off-season to lay the groundwork for a great season ahead.
Supersets: Beware the Line Between Training and Recovery
Supersets don't have to blast the nervous system. They should be used to challenge stability and coax your best performance.
Skipping Leg Day: Smart Strength With Charles Staley
This week, Charles answers our reader's questions about leg size, testosterone replacement therapy, and lifting for hypertrophy.
How to Make Your Best Progress By Lifting Every Day
Narrowing your training focus and mastering a single movement can lead to big progress.
The Only 4 Training Variables You Need to Plan Your Own Workouts
Programming for yourself isn’t necessarily easy, but it’s not rocket science either. Here's my advice.
Volume and Intensity: Smart Strength With Charles Staley
Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.
Westside Grappling: Applying the Conjugate Method to BJJ
The sport of BJJ flows in natural waves of volume and intensity, but there is a way to manipulate these things to maximize your training potential.
4 Secrets of Soviet Weightlifting (As Revealed by Pavel)
I was fortunate to learn from Pavel himself about the Soviet secrets of dominance and longevity. Here is what I discovered.
The 5 Training Mistakes You Need to Avoid After 35
You can save yourself years of pain by accepting that the rules of biology apply to you, and that education is your best friend.
How to Adjust Sets and Reps to Fit Your Training Goal
It's time to understand the numbers. The key is to know what each is for and not to do more reps than you have to.
How to Analyze Which of Your Lifts Need Attention
You have to do a certain amount of every lift to ensure strength and skill development. But how do you know which is weakest and how to adapt your training?
Save Time and Get Stronger With Single-Set Training
Many believe more is better, and so fail to experience what true, all-out effort entails when strength training.
How to Reach Freak Level Fitness
You’ll be amazed at the difference this approach can make. You’ll be strong, fit, and recover from hard sessions almost instantly.
3 Keys to Assessing the Overhead Throwing Athlete
When repetitive stress is combined with poor stability, mobility, or movement patterns, then athletes are likely to breakdown.
Why 10 x 3 Is Best for Strength and Size
Everyone knows typical gym training begins with three sets of ten. But what happens when you do ten sets of three? Give it a try for six weeks and see how fast you grow in size and strength.
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