The lowering phase of the curl is where a lot of the muscle damage, and thus growth, is created. Don't just drop the bar.
Combining two of the silliest things in the gym – the Smith machine and the BOSU ball – actually makes for a fantastic ab exercise. Try it.
A new study shows that these goofy masks make everything about your workout less effective. Here's why.
Adding a band to this machine provides continuous tension and an intense contraction at the top of every rep.
Hold one side isometrically in the contracted position at the bottom while the other side is moving. Add bands to really ramp it up.
Master the technique to get the most out of this butt-kicking machine. Here's what you need to know.
Here's are two functional strength exercises that are actually functional for athletes and everyone else who occasionally gets off the couch.
Nail the brachialis muscle between the biceps and triceps for bigger, wider arms. This cross-body variation of the hammer curl is my favorite.
The wimpiest machine in the gym can actually help you build strength and muscle. Who knew? Try these two exercises.
Does having a spotter lead to better bench press performance, even if he doesn't touch the bar? Check out this fascinating new study.
This low hip position deadlift is more for the quads. Try a semi-sumo stance – chest up, weight on heels – and pull from a deficit. Start light!
Finish the curl with a shoulder flexion for a stronger biceps contraction. Don't let the traps raise up.
Negatives help you build muscle. Try this technique for chest training.
Most people don't according to this new study. Check it out.
Here's a tougher-than-it-looks ways to ramp up your chest training, boost TUT for growth, and improve motor unit recruitment.
And a few sets of these to the end of your chest workout as an athletic finisher.
Doing this glute-builder in a rack acts as a depth gauge, much like box squats. It keeps your form in check and it makes it easy load and unload plates.
How does one of the world's strongest bodybuilders and powerlifters do cardio? You may be surprised.
Here's how to make your barbells and dumbbells more effective and build more carryover strength.
A few sets of these after your warm-up and before doing your main chest exercises fires up the CNS and improves muscle fiber recruitment.
This is a great bang for your buck exercise to work your upper back and grip at the same time.
Nail your upper lats and get a huge pump with this finisher exercise.
When you walk into a room, do people think you're riding a stork? If so, here's the workout method you need.
Build strength and power by starting your bench press from a dead-start position. Here's how.