Place your elbows on a bench and allow a bit of bending in the knees for better activation and results.
Shrugs are great, but most lifters only do them vertically. They can also be done horizontally to hit different areas of the traps and back.
The maximus gets all the attention, but don't forget the gluteus minimus and medius. Here's what to do.
Build more muscle by holding the top dumbbell isometrically between reps.
A new way to get stronger and master a lift.
Everyone needs more hip mobility, especially lifters. Here are several ways to get it.
Looks weird, but it's great for crushing strength and forearm size.
Training hard is awesome. Controlling your diet to get the body you want is awesome. But things can get out of hand fast. Here's how.
Improve your form and movement mechanics on all rowing exercises with this teaching exercise. Bonus: It boosts your bench press by teaching you lat engagement.
The Father of Bodybuilding, as he called himself, did a lot of great things for weightlifting, but he also led a lot of people astray.
If you can do this exercise for 15 seconds per set, you're pretty awesome. Check it out.
Think of this as a whole-body pushing exercise. It'll even nail your core. Here's how to do it right.
When does lifting, dieting, and competition go from healthy to detrimental? Well, here are a few signs.
Who'd have guessed that frying makes these foods healthier? Check out the science here.
This accessory exercise for the deadlift will strengthen your spinal erectors. This helps you to deadlift heavier while keeping your spine stable and safe.
This deadlift variation is often mistaken for cheating. It's not. Here's why, plus a great workout to try.
Here's how to use altitude landings to find the right stance for the power clean and perfect your form.
Science says that saying one word during an exercise will make you stronger and more powerful. Check it out.
You are metabolically unique. Here's why that's important when it comes to diet and fat loss strategies.
This is one of the best, but least used, all-around exercises to improve athletic performance.
It's highly likely that lifters will mistakenly be diagnosed with high blood pressure. Here's why.
Haven't nailed a muscle-up yet? Use this variation to work your way up and get a feel for it.
These two drills will improve your mobility so you can lift more weight comfortably and finally build some decent quads.
Build your upper back and lats while strengthening your core at the same time.