The Beginner’s Guide to Strength Training

This page will help you master the fundamentals of strength training and will point you to the resources you need to make the gains you want. You will find articles and books on strength training.

Let's define strength training.

Essential Strength Training Articles

Read these three articles to start.

  1. Nobody Says It, But This is the Greatest Weightlifting Lesson I’ve Learned
  2. 6 Truths About Exercise That Nobody Wants to Believe
  3. Why Everyone Should Lift Weights: 3 Benefits That Nobody Ever Talks About

The Best Strength Training Books

Want more great books on strength training? Browse my full list of the best fitness books.

All Strength Training Articles

This is a complete list of articles I have written on strength training. Enjoy!

Strength Training Research Studies

If you are interested in geeking out on the latest strength training research, then I recommend looking at studies from these top professors:

The History of Strength Training

I’m currently in research mode. I’ll be sharing more about how and when strength training evolved in this section.

Best Articles on Related Topics

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“No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.”
–Socrates