These painful combos prolong time under tension and increase metabolic stress. That means a bigger chest, back, and legs!
Stimulants can really get you amped up for a tough workout, but do they have other effects as well? Dr. Lowery hooked himself up to fancy lab equipment to find out.
CrossFit claims that the NSCA is out to get them. Is it a conspiracy or does CrossFit just enjoy bullying people?
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.
Endurance work makes you soft and weak. Steady state cardio, as a fat loss tool, should be buried. Metabolic interval training or HIIT is far superior.
How to use a blend of heavy and moderate loads for specific TUTs to trigger both sarcoplasmic and myofibrillar hypertrophy.
To build up your squat, ignore things you're good at and spend time doing things that make you downright uncomfortable.
Are you scanning the world for excuses or opportunities? Read this, get your act together, and reach your goals.
A funny thing happens when you try to better yourself: other people try to stop you. Here’s why and how to deal with them.
Stimulate muscle growth by activating mTOR, which is the master enzyme responsible for muscle protein synthesis.
Here's a unique warm-up that uses just the barbell instead of bodyweight drills, foam rolling, or mobilizations.
The more challenging the situation we overcome, the greater our stature. The demon you swallow gives you its power. Eat up.
Do this simple test on your shoulders, apply the easy fixes, and watch as your bench, pull-ups, and press explode.
The gym isn't an escape from life's problems, but a way of solving them. A strong body makes for a strong person. Challenge yourself, test yourself, and grow.
Structured strength programs are awesome, but sometimes it's best to just chip-away at training items you need to do. Here’s how to do it.
Here are seven training tenets that have worked for over 30 years. Have you adopted them all?
The mind quits before the body does. You're capable of much more than you think.
These training myths do more harm than good. Ditch the dogma and get stronger today.
Nine vicious exercises that’ll build your core without boring you to death.
Injured? That doesn't mean your workouts should consist of channel surfing. Here are some great heavy-weight exercises you can still do.
You have 20 minutes to complete the five events of the Mantathlon. Can you do it?
Goal setting requires an ongoing assessment. Here's what lifters should know about making it from point A to point B.
Forget the crappy "things I learned" lists being spammed at you on Facebook. Here are some real lessons to help you.
Here are some simple tweaks to take a few basic exercises to a whole new level of muscle-building awesomeness.