Go heavy or go home is a good rule of thumb, but wouldn't it be helpful to know if you should skip the workout before you got to the gym? Here's how.
If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.
You know that curls on the Bosu ball are stupid, and you know that triceps kickbacks blow, but why? Moreover, how can you be equally savvy about other exercises?
When should you use tempo training and why? Mike Robertson answers these and other questions about this often-neglected component of strength and muscle building.
The clean high pull allows you to use heavier loads than the full clean because there's a lot less of that pesky technique stuff to learn.
For many lifters, traditional deadlifts are a recipe for hobbling around the office like Grampa Simpson. Enter the trap bar deadlift.
The mega man-crush we have on the bench press doesn't necessarily add up to better athletic performance. Coach Nick Tumminello offers some alternatives.
If you think there's just one way to build strength and muscle, then you also probably think there's just one way to have sex. You have to a) send us your girlfriend's number and, b) read this article.
Some experts say you need to start Olympic weightlifting as a kid to be any good at the snatch. While you can't go back in time, Marty McFly, you can read this article.
There's no secret recipe for getting strong, just a few time-tested tips that nearly every strong guy does. You wanna push more weight? Start by joining this 7-step program.
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.
Understanding and manipulating this powerful, mysterious hormone can be the difference between a lean and muscular body and being known as a "strong fat guy."
What training and diet tips would you give your younger self if it were possible? What warnings would you give him about his/your future? TC plays time traveler and warns his past self about the Morlocks.
Hamstring drive-downs, the hamstring mash, and squats with bands, among other things, are the key to loosening up your hips and fixing your lame-ass squats.
Forget everything your gym teacher taught you about rehabbing an injury. Here are some controversial approaches to healing fast, starting from the bottom up.
Most lifters use just a handful of exercises to build their glutes and hamstrings. While the basics are still the best, here are some cool variations to provide some much needed posterior chain variety.
The much maligned Smith machine has been reduced to a handy rack for Canadian lifters to hang otter and beaver carcasses on, but John Meadows says it's actually a cool machine that can kick-start serious muscle growth!
Tis the season for colds and flus or does your holiday lifestyle just need a little less Christmas cheer? Either way, Robert Yang is here to present some unorthodox remedies.
Skinny fat: it's the perfect storm of piss-poor male physical characteristics. Here's what to do if you were dealt this bum hand.
The easy-peasy push-up gets a heck of a lot more challenging once you remove a hand from the equation. Here are some tips on mastering this old-school feat of strength.