Get a body that reflects your hard work by picking up a few tips from bodybuilders, figure athletes, and other physique competitors.
Nowadays it seems like every third person is a trainer or coach of some kind. It's time we held some of these lugnuts accountable.
Standard shrugs are for newbies, and they actually don't build the traps all that well. Here's how to really grow some monster traps.
Are bodybuilders or CrossFitters athletes? Are bodybuilding and CrossFit even sports? You might not like the answers.
Pack muscle on your chest, back, delts and arms in half the time with these challenging combination exercises and finishers.
Ok, they don’t totally suck, but there are other ways to improve stability and range of motion. All you need is a bar and a dip belt. Check this out.
The author was sentenced to 10 years in prison. He started lifting to build up his self-esteem and, more importantly, to protect his ass from getting shanked.
It's time to see what you're really made of. These deceptively simple workouts build muscle, burn fat, and increase overall fitness... fast.
Use irradiated tension with front squats, planks, lateral raises, and split squats to build full body strength and testicular fortitude.
The best training programs have ten principles in common. Is your lifting plan up to snuff?
It's the perfect auto-regulatory program: Do as many sets as necessary to hit a total of 25 reps with your 5-6RM. Then drop the resistance and rep out.
One rep, three phases. This overload method will not only challenge you, it'll pack muscle on your weakest body parts, fast!
Why are people listening to fat guys who squat 800 pounds but can barely move? The truth is, running (not jogging) has a host of benefits to the weight lifter.
There are plenty of ways to ratchet up the intensity of a set, like forced reps, Tom Platz iso-holds, and rest/pause sets, but you need to apply them in two-week waves.
Most training programs will deliver results, but are those the results you really want? Let's look at two popular methodologies.
Once your physical skills are well-developed, psychology may be the greatest weapon in your arsenal. Check out these tips.
If you're disregarding the advice of an experienced lifter in favor of the latest study, you may be doing yourself a disservice. And you definitely look like a punk.
Our undercover IFBB pro dishes the dirt on what really goes on behind the scenes of professional bodybuilding competitions. In this installment, he tackles the questionable judging criteria.
To extend time under tension and trigger key anabolic responses, do “burn reps” at the end of a set until you have nothing left in the tank.
A shoulder workout that uses unique movements based on almost every conceivable training stimulus.
To perform like a high-tech ass-kicking machine you sometimes need to look to the past, remove the clutter and simplify.
Endurance training may make you leaner, but it'll eat up muscle, damage your cardiovascular system, elevate cortisol, put you in an acidic state, and might just kill you.
Dozens of top bodybuilders, including Arnold, have used Olympic lifting to build their physiques. So why haven't you? It could be just what you need.
Why drop your carbs crazy low if you don't have to? If your insulin sensitivity is good, and it probably is, you can eat more carbs than you think.