When you question a coach's values, you usually get some interesting answers, along with a fist in the eye.
So you think you're hot stuff cuz you load up the leg press with 16 plates? Too bad that translates to about as much weight as your grandma can lift.
More ways to keep your back strong, healthy, and ready for more plates. Check it out.
Good abs, along with looking purty, allow you to lift heavier weights and build bigger muscles. Here's how to make that core do more.
New views on the myth of steroids, the myth of overtraining, and the myth that Swiss balls are for pussies.
Science writer Gary Taubes has a simple message: Everything you think you know about diet is wrong.
This is the United States of America. Like it or not, the bench press will always be the most popular exercise. Too bad everyone sucks at it.
Hurt your shoulder? Big deal. Hurt your leg? Who cares? But hurt your back and your lifting days are on hiatus.
Something you can do at home for five minutes that will add size to your chest and upper arms. That plus lots of other cool stuff. Check out the list.
The high-fructose corn syrup people are telling you their product is the same as sugar, but they're lying mo-fo's.
A veteran coach borrows a page from Westside to create the Omnibus Method, a new template for hypertrophy training.
A veteran lifter weighs in on building bigger arms, how to assess your weak points, and overcoming the tyranny of bad advice.
Stagnation is unacceptable. Revive your workouts and watch your muscle mass increase while your body fat decreases.
An ab training article for people who do more than take mirror selfies.
A veteran strength coach riffs on deadlifts, squats, rollouts, and why he'd rather not have to explain why his athletes get so many strange bruises.
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.
It's not how many reps you do, or how heavy the load is that matters. What matters is how long the sets last.
Cut your time in the gym without compromising your results? It's a smarter and more effective approach to training.
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.
Chris Shugart lists the 8 realizations that changed everything for him, physique-wise.
In this exclusive excerpt from his new book, Nate Green looks at the beliefs and behaviors that keep skinny guys skinny and fat guys fat.
Regardless of whether your goal is to deadlift 1,000 pounds or to build a shredded Christmas tree, the principles are basically the same.
You're doing your mobility drills and foam-roller work, but you're still in pain. If that sounds like you, maybe you need "muscle activation training."