Good at the glute-building hip thrust? Now try it with one leg using slow eccentrics. It tougher, and as a bonus you don't have to re-rack all those plates.
Now we know exactly how much time we can take off between training and a strength competition. Check out the new science.
Start with one rep of each exercise, then do two on the next round. Keep the ladder going until you're doing 10 reps per movement on the last round. No rest!
A meta-study looks at whether lowering a weight slowly really builds more muscle than lifting it fast.
Looks odd, but this is a great fat-burning finisher. Do 6 reps per side for 8 minutes straight.
Try this unilateral variation of the best butt-builder around. Bridge up on two legs, then lower very slowly with one leg.
Hara-what? It's a simple Japanese dietary approach that will keep you lean and mean. Check it out.
Toss this conditioning finisher in at the end of your next upper-body workout to burn some extra fat. Do 4 sets of 12 reps.
Lower under control, keep the torso upright, and only lightly touch the knee to the floor. Weight vest and chains optional, but definitely cool looking.
To build your mid-back, use a wider supinated grip and take a solid pause as the bar touches your upper chest.
Common question. Here are some guidelines for lifters.
Some biceps exercises look different but actually stimulate the muscles the exact same way, making them redundant. Here's what to avoid.
The rear-leg elevated split squat isn't actually used by Bulgarian weightlifters, but hey, it's still a great exercise.
Here's how to eat a lot healthier, a lot tastier, in a lot less time.
This new version of an age-old powerlifting exercise will really sizzle that backside.
A safer, smarter way to stretch the pecs.
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.
Reduce intramuscular scar tissue at this critical spot to avoid future injuries and dysfunction. Here's how.
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.
For a more effective concentration curl, use an incline bench and forcefully squeeze the dumbbells together. Contract extra hard at the top.
Here's an easy way to improve your curl form, lift more weight safely, and trigger more hypertrophy.