Sometimes they're needed, and sometimes you're just setting yourself up for future injury. Here's why.
Finish off your traps with these unique exercise variations.
Are you on your way to becoming a broken down lifter? Here are the signs to watch out for and how to intervene.
When you ice or use pain killers after a tough workout, you're actually putting the brakes on muscle growth. Here's why.
Changing your form on dips to train the triceps will wreck your joints. Here's a better method that works great.
Use these strategies to make gains and perfect your pull-ups. Here's how.
Five minutes is all it takes to make more gains, build more strength, and hit goals faster. Just add a simple pre-workout primer to your training. Here's how.
Suck at pull-ups? Avoid machines and use this training technique instead. Check it out.
The stir-the-pot exercise will strengthen your core like nothing else. Here's how to do it.
This test will teach you a lot about your strength and athleticism. Here's how to do it.
You can get sore and not make progress. And you can make progress and not get sore. Here are the facts.
Use these two workouts to build your biceps and overall awesomeness. Check 'em out.
Constant time under tension mimics occlusion training and stimulates growth. Try this workout.
Stress and anxiety keep you from getting restorative sleep. That kills gains. Here's how to squash stress and sleep deeply.
Stress can rob you of your gains. Enhance your body's ability to adapt naturally. Here's how.
Regular stretching often does more harm than good, especially for lifters and strength athletes. Here's why.
This puts you in a safer, more efficient position for big pulls and new PRs. Here's why.
Pre-training caffeine promotes fat burning two different ways. Check this out.
Lift weights to lose fat. Use these 4 training tools for a smokin' physique.
Warning: This hurts. But stretching a pumped muscle under load also builds muscle, fast. Here's how to do it.
Don't pull the dumbbell straight up. Instead, use a dragging J motion. Watch this video.
Turn food into muscle instead of storing it as fat by maximizing muscle nutrient uptake.
Lifters and athletes can handle more carbs, even when trying to lose fat. Check out these guidelines.
An 8x8 set/rep scheme is tough enough, but do it using 30 second rest periods for all kinds of gains. Here's how.