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.
This simple plan involves "sneaking up" on reps in the pull-up. It just takes a few minutes per day. Check it out.
Trying to add more plates? Eliminate the weaknesses holding you back. Use these unique exercises for bigger numbers on the big three.
These accessory moves will help you build your barbell overhead press and a whole lot more. Check 'em out.
Because nothing says "I am strong" quite like a monstrous set of traps and a beer keg for a neck.
I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.
An Overview and Sample Program
The 5x5 system has been around forever for a reason: it works. But it has its shortcoming. Let's make it even better.
Back in the “Golden Age of Bodybuilding,” guys performed the now-forgotten pullover to build their upper bodies. Who says you can't go back?
Lower-body day just got more interesting. Here are two ways to make this move even more effective.
Here's how to adjust your nutrition to match your training goal. It covers mass phases, fat loss phases, and maintenance phases.
Here are some proven strategies for all-natty size and strength gains, and how to put them all together into a workout plan.
Can the foot-elevated split squat build legs as well as the squat? Before you answer, read this.
Even if your diet is perfect, sometimes fat loss just comes to a halt. Why? Because you're overlooking one crucial thing in your training. Here it is.
The key to bigger arms? Hit the little muscle between the biceps and triceps first in your workout. Here's the best way to do it.
Why do some people get awesome results in the gym while others don't? It could be a number of things, but here's the most overlooked, and most important, factor.
Everyone knows pro bodybuilders use drugs to get huge, but what do they do to get shredded for competition? It's more extreme than you think. Check this out.
This specialized 5/3/1 template will put size on the most stubborn hardgainer. Just add food and effort.
The needle is better than the knife. Here are the latest scientific advances in healing joint, tendon, and muscle injuries.
Everything you ever wanted to know but was afraid to ask.
You're thinking about off days all wrong. And that wrong thinking is the reason you're dissatisfied with your progress in the gym. Here's how to get growing again.
One of the toughest muscle-building workouts of all time just got tougher. For experienced lifters only!
Let's see how fit you really are. Take this quick test. And try not to puke.
Two surveys reveal that a lot of people are focused on something other than their workouts. Warning: This gets a little frisky.