You're punks. All of ya'. All of ya' under 25 or so, that is. Mike Mahler calls you "Generation Ent," for Entertainment, meaning you need to be constantly entertained. Well stand by to be entertained, in a manner of speaking.
The real secret to building muscle and strength is to progress. You have to challenge your body and find ways to progressively ask more of it. Christian tells you how.
Training to failure, CNS fatigue, and choosing the best exercises for your goals.
Five healthy recipes you gotta try.
A lot of lifters think that hardgainers rank right up there with Big Foot and Nessie on the believability scale. Writer Phillip Nation begs to differ. He thinks that true hardgainers exist and, more importantly, can be cured.
A cadre of coaches discuss various bodybuilding and powerlifting topics, including the wisdom of trying to build size and strength at the same time, and the relative benefits of isolation movements vs. compound movements.
Learn how to make "Anabolic Eggs", "Full Frontal Frittatas", "Metabolic Pie", and "Beer Can Chicken". (Just don't go crazy and try that last recipe with a keg of beer and a whole cow.)
She did 15 minutes on the elliptical trainer. Then she did arm curls, leg extensions, straight leg raises, and side bends-lots of side bends. In short, she was doing everything wrong.
From A to Z, Tony G's got some ideas about every bodybuilding, diet, and performance topic you can think of, not to mention some appealing notions about hottie Kate Beckinsale. A very cool, fun, and informative article.
There's a difference between mobility and stability. Mobility is the ability to produce a desired movement, while stability is the ability to resist an undesired movement. Knowing the difference is the key to performance.
We all know what kind of training Chad puts his clients through, but what about Chad himself? Amazingly, his own training is mixture of Crossfit and H.I.T. Kidding! You'll be glad to hear that he practices what he preaches.
Whether you're a bodybuilder, strength athlete, or football player, learning the snatch can take you to a whole new plane of development. This article is chock-full of helpful videos that will have you snatching in no time.
In honor of the League Championships that start tonight, we present a look at how baseball has pretty much abused weight training and sports preparation in general. Hell, listening to Eric Cressey, it's a wonder any of them can throw a ball.
From beginner to advanced lifter, here’s how to balance the three most important mechanisms of hypertrophy.
When anyone talks about training for any goal, they need to consider force, speed, and muscle fiber recruitment. They're the gears that are driving the bus, and Chad Waterbury is at the wheel. Remember, though, that the driver carries no change.
Blood on the Barbell is our new series describing workouts to do when your woman left you, your momma' don't love you, and even your dog doesn't care much for you. This time, Dan John brings the hurt and the healin'.
How to use ramp contractions and taper training to achieve a pump and thus trigger muscle growth.
Dave doesn't waste words. In fact, when he met his wife, he just pointed to what he wanted. Same thing with his articles. No build up. No smooth talking. He just gets right to the point.
A little analysis is always good. But there's a point at which more won't make you stronger, and may lead to a lot of wasted gym time. Here's why.
Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.
Is it possible to build muscle and improve your athletic performance at the same time? Yes. Here's how it's done.
Are you 30 years old but feel like you've got the spine of a 90-year-old well digger? Michael and Cassandra can cure what ails ya'. Practice their deloading drills regularly and your spine will soon be as straight and springy as a young poodle dog's tail.
It's a simple training strategy, but oh-so effective. Charles has just one question: Why aren't you using it!?!
Instead of my usual Q & A column this month, I'm going to get a few things off my chest. Don't worry though, it won't simply be the ranting of a dieting bodybuilder; you'll probably learn a few helpful things along the way, too!