Is our standard of beauty too harsh? Is leanness unfairly prized? Here's what science and history have to say about fitness, fatness, and our preferences.
Here's a "new" way to blow up your legs, especially those puny quads of yours.
It's a popular exercise, as it should be, but here's how to make it even more effective.
Here's a new twist on a proven booty builder. Works for strength athletes and bikini babes. Take a look.
Many top strength athletes do this. Here's why you should do it too.
Yes, work your abs, but these common mistakes can lead to a wider, blockier waist.
Here's how emulating their favorite competitor is wrecking many female lifters, plus a better approach.
Be the boss, think for yourself, and stop being a doormat. Here's how.
Recover faster from tough workouts and prepare your body to hit it hard again. Here's how.
Not only will this exercise strengthen your traps, it'll also keep your shoulders healthy. Check it out.
This advanced exercise will build explosive power from the ground up. Check it out.
Cluster sets are magical. Here's how to use them for pull-ups.
If you hit your traps hard and don't have much to show for it, this info is for you. Check it out.
It doesn't matter if your main goal is to get bigger, get stronger, or get ripped. This "booster" session will get you there faster. Check it out.
You've done this posterior chain exercise with a bar, but this variation with dumbbells is even better. Take a look.
Sure, the macros – protein, carbohydrate and fat – are important, but bodybuilders shouldn't overlook micronutrients. Here's why.
This legal substance burns fat and builds muscle. And now new research shows it increases muscle endurance, too. Check it out.
For weight training workouts, warm-up with movement and address restrictions later. Here's how it's done.
Here's the simplest way to hone in on the ideal push-up mechanics.
Tempo prescriptions (like 4010 and 3212) seem like a good idea, but sadly they make people weaker and smaller. Here's why, plus a better method.
Foam rolling the IT band is popular, but it's not doing what you think it's doing. Here's what's really going on, plus a better method.
Good news: This hypertrophy training technique works fast. Bad news: It feels like your muscles are on fire. Try it if you dare.
This easy trick will fix your deadlift form and help you pull bigger numbers. Take a look.
To build your pecs, sometimes you have to break the rules. Here are two ways to do it.