Static stretching makes you weak, slow, and doesn't improve flexibility. Or does it? Here’s a different opinion.
Make long-term progress in the gym while maintaining long-term sanity. Here’s how.
A handful of ideas about lifting, food, and even life that will make you think. (Don’t be scared.)
Try any one of these powerful training epiphanies. It may be what markedly improves your performance and physique.
They're still your favorite exercises, just tweaked a bit to make them that much more painful - and productive.
Why do we hit the weights day after day to get stronger or build more muscle? Here are three reasons you can probably relate to.
Here are some simple tweaks to take a few basic exercises to a whole new level of muscle-building awesomeness.
Five methods to satisfy your need for training variety, including "going nuts on the last set," "reward sets," and "rolling the dice."
Caffeine overloads, tragic neglect of kettlebells, wayward experimentation, and other mistakes that made coach Bumgardner the butt of cruel jokes.
Knowledge is power, but knowledge can also be limiting. Real progress occurs when you harness the power of the belief effect.
You've no business searching for the latest gimmicky exercise if you're butchering basics like seated rows and push-ups.
Stop being obsessive and neurotic about food. Part of your diet should be strict, but part of it really doesn’t matter. Here’s why.
A long-time strength coach finally enters a powerlifting meet. Here's what you can learn from his experiments.
Mike Robertson wants to remind you to do some of the great stuff you used to, but may have forgotten about.
Everybody is an expert today… except they’re really not. Here’s how to separate the experts from the fakers.
These foods will kill you! And they’re evil! And they will steal your retirement funds! No, just relax. Turns out they’re fine for most people. Check out the list.
A simple yet exciting way to spice up your old workout to stimulate new growth and burn fat.
It’s a plan only for true muscle masochists. It was first proposed in Iron Man magazine in 1976. We know why it didn't get popular – it hurt too much.
Variety doesn't have to mean replacing the basics with Bosu balls and Zumba classes. Try this to shake things up.
What does the science really say about eating 6-8 times per day? Read this and find out.
Stop neglecting upper back work, lunge better, and get mobile. It’s time to ramp up your training.
Here's a fast and effective way to get on the path to success.
Is the compulsion to get bigger and leaner a disorder? Here’s the real story.
What every lifter should know about personal responsibility, the greatest factor for success, and the benefits of adversity.