Supersets are great for bodybuilding, if you plan them wisely. Check out this new science.
A new research paper looks at the body of studies on a compound that regulates mTOR, leading to new muscle synthesis.
For bigger quads, the reverse static lunge beats the forward version.
Science shows there's a definite advantage to one, but it all depends on how long you've been training.
What happens when you hit the bar after hitting the weights? Surprisingly, the effects are different for men verses women.
Reduce intramuscular scar tissue at this critical spot to avoid future injuries and dysfunction. Here's how.
Are your workouts working? It can be tough to track muscle gains, and the scale alone falls short. Here are nine ways to track your growth.
People were once told to avoid this food. No more. In fact, eating a few of them every day is good for your ticker.
Learn to brace, no over-arch, with these form cues.
Either they're trying to look more advanced than they are or they're just trying something they saw on TV. Either way, this is bad business.
For a more effective concentration curl, use an incline bench and forcefully squeeze the dumbbells together. Contract extra hard at the top.
Music can power your workout to new heights, but the wrong kind can trash your nervous system.
Grab a partner and give this growth-inducing triceps exercise a shot.
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.
It's about the only thing that can fight a newly discovered enemy of your heart.
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.
Popular diets have one common strategy. But it may be the very thing that's making your gut grow.
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.
Researchers took a look at it in this new study. Here's what they found.
Start your biceps work with hammer curls, then a preacher curl variation like the one here. For safety, finish with heavy barbell curls when you're biceps are fully pumped.
You've seen people doing this in your gym. Here's why it's idiotic.
Here's what to do before, during, and after squats to activate, strengthen, and grow your glutes.
Nail the brachialis muscle between the biceps and triceps for bigger, wider arms. This cross-body variation of the hammer curl is my favorite.