It's one of those things that only the REALLY dedicated lifters do. The Zercher squat is as effective as it is painful. Try it.
Add a medicine ball to your pull-ups for load progression and to keep your form in check. Here's how.
Master the belt squat, build your legs, and boost your regular squat and deadlift numbers. Here's how.
Science shows that this multi-talented compound makes you leaner, increases endurance, and builds muscle. Check it out.
Build and strengthen your entire posterior chain. Do this twice per week, 5 trips of 40 yards, bodyweight or close to it on the sled.
If you have trouble feeling your delts work, give this crazy looking exercise a try. Here's how to do it.
You've heard them. You've seen the memes and T-shirts too. Here's why they're full of crap.
Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.
As if ab rollouts weren't hard enough, here's how to ramp up the intensity and effectiveness one more notch.
Add this versatile back exercise to your program. Alter the grip, the angle, or adjust your feet to make it easier or harder.
The one-rep max is a great way to brag about how much you can lift. It's also unnecessary for most lifters. Here's why.
The neutral handle angle makes the trap bar perfect for pressing. Try it dead-stop style: reset every rep from the pins.
It's safer on the shoulders and it'll build bigger delts than traditional overhead pressing. Take a look.
Is your smart watch or fitness band giving you accurate information? Here's the latest science.
This type of exercise trains your body fat to break down by altering gene expression.
Injured or rehabbing? You can still make gains using these lifting strategies.
Hook your feet into the straps of a suspension trainer and get in a push-up position. Bring your knees in to your stomach while lifting the hips and crunching your abs. Extend back out to a full push-up position.
Use this drill in any warm-up before squats or deadlifts. Check it out.
Adding pauses to your deadlift will strengthen weak points, improve technique, build muscle, and teach you to use your lats.
Blast up more weight... while using good, safe form. Here's how.
From the hang, fire the dumbbell up. Drive through the heels, fully extending the hips. Drive the elbow high and catch it overhead with knees slightly bent.
Weightlifters and fighters both need wrist strength and durability. These exercises will build it. For advanced athletes only!
Are you using bad form on back exercises without even realizing it? This little trick will fix that, and help you build a bigger back.
One set that lasts 8 minutes? Ouch. Here's why you need to try it and how to program it.