Are squats and deadlifts all you need to work your core? Is it "bad" to do static stretches before weight training? Answers to these questions and more.
Stagnation is unacceptable. Revive your workouts and watch your muscle mass increase while your body fat decreases.
The first installment of our new series demolishes old ideas about getting bigger and stronger, addressing imbalances, and preventing injuries.
Coach Mike explains why the exercises an athlete doesn't perform can have the biggest impact on his success in a training program.
Christian tackles the myth of overtraining, why gymnasts and Olympic lifters look the way they do, and how growth occurs in spurts.
Dr. Bowden gives you the real truth about saturated fats, honey, fake health foods, coffee and much more.
Dr. Lowery comes out swinging against the high priests of high-carb diets and defends the honor of protein-loving meatheads.
Need some change in your exercise selection? Give these unusual but effective movements a shot.
With all the cardio options out there, it's no wonder we're confused about the best way to incorporate it into our workouts! Coach Robertson summarizes the pros and cons of each variation and helps us with fat-burning program design.
There are lots of ways to go from lumpy to lean, or skinny to studly, but all muscle makeovers have these common traits.
Cressey's 2008 lessons-learned include how to stay lean without really trying, loving the goniometer, how alcohol kills soft tissue quality, and lots more.
What do belly measurements really tell you? How much water should you drink? Those answers and much more here.
Doing squats on Bosu balls isn't functional. Neither is a lot of stuff you see people doing in the gym.
For the best pump of your life - and serious size and strength gains over time - you need to incorporate midrange partial reps.
Three former skinny guys reveal the nutrition tips, training strategies, and lifestyle adjustments that "cured" them.
Does diet soda make you fat? Is chia better than flax? Will tuna make your mercury rise? Dr. Bowden has the answers.
Nutritional tips for those who roll their eyes at the thought of counting, measuring, or recording anything, plus a cool new back exercise.
Director Chris Bell talks about Bigger Stronger Faster, the documentary that dares to ask why we condemn steroids while celebrating the accomplishments of those who use them.
Christian Thibaudeau tackles three topics in this article, from building pecs and delts to very low carb dieting. Check it out.
A novel calf routine plus a selection of old-school total-body exercises.
Bench pressing with Crazy Bells feels like having a wild animal tugging on the bar as you move it.
In Part 2 of his series, Mahler shows you how to get big and strong without ever getting bored with your workouts.
Is pomegranate really nature’s Viagra? Is HFCS really the same as sugar? Do you need extra vitamin D? All these answers and much more here.
6 ways to pack on muscle, from adjusting heel position to build freaky quads to slowing down rep speed for gargantuan biceps.