Common question. Here are some guidelines for lifters.
Reduce intramuscular scar tissue at this critical spot to avoid future injuries and dysfunction. Here's how.
Are your workouts working? It can be tough to track muscle gains, and the scale alone falls short. Here are nine ways to track your growth.
People were once told to avoid this food. No more. In fact, eating a few of them every day is good for your ticker.
The lowering phase of the curl is where a lot of the muscle damage, and thus growth, is created. Don't just drop the bar.
Shrink fat cells and naturally keep your blood sugar in check. Here's how.
Honestly, people who do this exercise may not be smart enough to read an article about why it's a dumb exercise.
Start your biceps work with hammer curls, then a preacher curl variation like the one here. For safety, finish with heavy barbell curls when you're biceps are fully pumped.
Nail the brachialis muscle between the biceps and triceps for bigger, wider arms. This cross-body variation of the hammer curl is my favorite.
The wimpiest machine in the gym can actually help you build strength and muscle. Who knew? Try these two exercises.
The goblet squat has gained popularity in recent years. Let's make sure everyone is doing it right.
Sumo? Conventional? Nah, it's somewhere in between. Here's how to do it.
Here's how to make your non-organic fruits and vegetables as healthy as their organic counterparts.
You've heard these sayings before. They make sense... if you don't think about them very hard. Let's think about them hard and get to the truth.
This movement builds core strength, nails the abs, and even hits those hard-to-reach serratus muscles.
Negatives help you build muscle. Try this technique for chest training.
Doing this glute-builder in a rack acts as a depth gauge, much like box squats. It keeps your form in check and it makes it easy load and unload plates.
Here's a great movement for the beginner Olympic lifter or for anyone who wants to build some impressive traps.
Weed hysteria is subsiding and full legality is looming. Are steroids next? They should be. Here's why.
There's a kernel of truth in every training mantra. But there's also a kernel of crap. So let's break them down and toss out the trash.
To keep your shoulders healthy, always use a shoulder-width grip or slightly narrower on this great core exercise.
Build more overhead strength using this concentric-based movement.
For complete development, don't forget the front of the calves.
Here's what you really need to know about leverages and squat strength.