Training helps with depression. But what happens when you stop training? Are men and women affected differently? Here's the science.
Why you should stop focusing so much on your one-rep max and what to do instead.
If the bench press is a battlefield for your shoulders, wrists, and elbows, it's time for a change. Try these, build your chest, and keep your strength.
If a coach never updates his ideas, he's probably a crappy coach. Here's what several experts have changed their minds about.
Here's how to make two staple shoulder exercises even better.
Fire up your central nervous system and recruit a monster amount of muscle fibers with this movement.
Here are six adjustments you can make to any workout program to make it more successful.
Work stress leads to bad sleep. And bad sleep saps your willpower and leads to poor food choices at night. Here's how to break the cycle.
This pro needs 350g of protein and 1100g of carbs per day to pack on the mass. You do not, but you can adopt his diet strategy.
Science reveals more good news about the world's second favorite drink.
Lower under control, keep the torso upright, and only lightly touch the knee to the floor. Weight vest and chains optional, but definitely cool looking.
Every lifter asks this question.
The rear-leg elevated split squat isn't actually used by Bulgarian weightlifters, but hey, it's still a great exercise.
Music can power your workout to new heights, but the wrong kind can trash your nervous system.
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.
Here's a great movement for the beginner Olympic lifter or for anyone who wants to build some impressive traps.
Dumbbell Romanian deadlifts allow for more range of motion than the barbell variation. Great exercise for the glutes, hams, and low back.
This ab exercise will make you feel like you just got a fist in your breadbasket, but it'll really build your abs.
Doing lots of different exercises is more important than changing up sets and reps according to new research. Take a look.
This bent-knee variation works best for most people because it keeps the hip flexors from taking over.
No, you don't have to gain a ton of fat to build muscle, but you do need to be realistic. Here's a little reality check.
Being lean, strong, and muscular is awesome. But can the pursuit of fitness take a bad turn down a dark path? Yep. Watch for these signs.
Whether you're a newbie or an advanced bodybuilder, here's why you need to reinforce your strength base.