Dominating the lifts you're good at is fun, but spend time on the lifts you suck at if you want to get freaky strong.
Squat stance, knee flare, bar placement, hip and knee break, foot position. Find out what works best for you
Build the most muscle possible with the right stack of tension, metabolic stress, and damage. Here's how to do it.
Deadlifts and rows will build an impressive back, but targeting the thoracic extensors will take your back to the next level.
Your four-plate squat may impress your mouth-breathing Facebook friends, but we ain't buying it. Learn to squat deep or accept wearing pants at the beach.
Three experts flex their muscle know-how in devising training programs for 5 different body parts.
The glute-ham raise is great for hamstring development, but it's not really that great for the glutes.
Fifteen more workout tips from Bret Contreras, including assisted one-arm push ups, the merits of heavy back extensions, the benefits of the "clam raise," and more.
Here are 15 workout tips from Bret Contreras, ranging from the best way to do rows to how to get a great chest pump.
You don't have to do every little thing right to get big and strong. You just have to follow these 8 laws to the letter.
There are things you absolutely must do to get big and strong. And then there's the stuff that didn't quite make the cut.
Heavy kettlebell swings could be the best damn posterior chain exercise you're not doing, possibly even better than deadlifts! Here's why.
While much of what appears in the pages of Joe Weider's magazines is pure hooey, some of the infamous Weider Principles may be worth a second look.
Bret prescribes 6 great exercises to fix the common problem of excessive anterior pelvic tilt.
If a neutral spine is the best way to deadlift, why are most lifters stronger when they deadlift with a rounded back?
Back before he was governing the state and impregnating the hired help, Arnold Schwarzenegger was way ahead of his time as a bodybuilder.
The basic exercises aren't the best if they always hurt you. Switch to these 21 super moves and get all the size and strength - without the injuries!
Curls with kettlebells, how to cluster-train with deadlifts, the truth behind upper and lower abs, new research on how muscle works, and much more.
Stretching doesn't affect DOMS; hex bar deadlifts are just as good as power lifts; full ROM is better; work that neck; and more research (much of it not-yet published) from the files of Bret Contreras.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the bench press. If you don't come away from this with at least a dozen ways to beef up your bench, you didn't read carefully enough.
Glute activation, hip hinging, bench pressing, and why sometimes you should train like someone is going to shoot your family. Who says strength coaches aren't interesting?
The "experts" all say that performing crunches is worthless and a recipe for back dysfunction, but should you buy into what they're selling?
The strength training industry has been like the Wild West for too long. Here are rules that bring much-needed method to the madness.
Olympic weightlifting coach John Broz thinks he can make American lifters stronger. We believe him.
Think you know all there is to know about push-ups? Ha! We thought so too...until we read this.