To achieve a goal, you must train specifically for the task. But without variation you'll fizzle. Here's how to fix that problem.
An amateur has amateur habits, while a professional has professional habits. Which category describes you?
Being the strongest guy at Planet Fitness is like being the leanest kid at fat camp. If you want to push your limits, surround yourself with people who are ahead of you in the game.
Regular dumbbell flyes can cause pec or biceps tears. For thicker pecs, try this smart variation on for size.
What are you fighting for? Why do you do this? Answer that question and all this training and diet stuff will get easier and more rewarding.
Start bending bars and setting personal records just by opening up your mind to a few new ideas.
You don’t need direct arm training, just the big basic exercises, right? That’s what some say. Here’s why they’re wrong.
The gym isn't an escape from life's problems, but a way of solving them. A strong body makes for a strong person. Challenge yourself, test yourself, and grow.
Squats rule, but doing hamstring curls first will make your legs even bigger and your squats even stronger. Here’s why.
The most important time to get the right nutrients into your body is around the workout, but breakfast is crucial, too. Here’s why.
Here's how to combine two or more similar exercises in sequence to save time and maximize strength and hypertrophy.
Choose a big lift that needs work. Apply the Stack-10 plan. Smash plateaus and pack on new muscle in 6 workouts. Here's how.
Supercharge your workouts and your results by employing one of these ball-busting program upgrades.
Simple yet effective ways to turn tired old exercises into plateau busting, muscle building dynamos.
Low-carb diets work for fat loss, if you don't wreck your Testosterone, cortisol, and thyroid. Here are 3 rules for success.
A lot of folks are afraid of fructose. Should they be? Here are the facts.
How many of the following training mistakes do you make on a regular basis? The answer may shame you.
Combining isometric training with CAT can help even the most stagnant lifter power through to a new PR.
Drop sets are as old as the barbell but they work. Here's a new and brutal way to perform this classic technique.
Compression wrapping is an inexpensive way to treat those troublesome knees, wrists, and elbows. Here's how to do it.
Here are seven training tenets that have worked for over 30 years. Have you adopted them all?
The mind quits before the body does. You're capable of much more than you think.
We all make mistakes, but here are 5 things you better be getting right if you want to build muscle and get strong.
In-the-trenches coach Ben Bruno talks fat-grip work, recognizing training bias, and the power of the Dead-Squat Bar.