A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.
Is it okay for bodybuilders and athletes to use the devil's lettuce, or does it work against their goals? Here's what we think.
The fastest and most effective way to get ripped is to train like a power/speed athlete. Here's your complete program.
Naturally skinny? Here's how to finally gain some shirt-stretching muscle.
Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.
Whether you're an athlete or bodybuilder, you should be training your neck. Here's the smart way to do it.
The treadmill is for newbies and grannies. Try this out to ramp up your conditioning. It'll even boost brain power. Really.
What would happen if you did push-ups and bodyweight squats every day?
Bulgarian training works for top Olympic lifters. Here's how average guys and gals can make it work for bodybuilding and powerlifting.
Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.
If your main goal is to build big muscles, this is a must read. Check it out.
Explosive training doesn't mean endless sets of power cleans. Here are 10 ways to power-up.
This program added two inches to Matt Kroc's arms... and they already measured 20 inches! Are you crazy enough to try it?
The basics of benching, the fine points, and a solid 16-week program. Get it all here.
Whether you're working around an injury, need a break from deadlifting, or just hate the deadlift for some reason, try these proven alternatives.
Training the biceps with kettlebells provides stimulation that dumbbells can't hope to duplicate. Here's how, plus 6 exercises to try out.
Want to decrease fat and build muscle? Add this movement to your workouts.
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.
For non-powerlifters, trap bar deads beat the pants off the barbell variation. Here's why.
Neurologically locked hips can limit your lifting and athletic performance. Try these drills to feel better fast.
Ten secrets, eight exercises, and one sweet three-day-a-week program to help you pile on muscle weight fast.
Natural lifters shouldn't be doing the same workouts as juiced lifters – and that goes for cardio too! Here's what to do and what to avoid.
Back pain? Hip mobility issues? This quick fix is for you.
The Zercher squat can pack muscle on quads and traps like nothing else. It'll also weed out the weaklings. Most people won't do them. Will you?