Warm-ups, mobility work, stretching, foam rolling, conditioning... do you even lift, bro? And do you really need all that stuff?
Tens of thousands of people gave up gluten and started feeling better, only it's starting to look like it wasn't gluten that was causing the problems.
To perform like a high-tech ass-kicking machine you sometimes need to look to the past, remove the clutter and simplify.
Christian Thibaudeau used to make fun of CrossFit athletes, but since he began coaching them, they've taught him a few valuable things... along with earning his respect.
Here's a unique warm-up that uses just the barbell instead of bodyweight drills, foam rolling, or mobilizations.
If your muscle-building progress has stalled, you're probably focusing on the wrong things, or simply not working hard enough.
Do this simple test on your shoulders, apply the easy fixes, and watch as your bench, pull-ups, and press explode.
If you never find yourself in the suck, then you aren't trying hard enough to accomplish anything. Every worthwhile goal is found on the other side of the suck. And there's only one way to reach it: get mad, dig deep, and fight.
Do athletes really need to perform Olympic lifts to be fast and explosive? Not really, says this coach. Here’s why.
Do this simple test on your thoracic spine, apply the easy fixes, and watch as your chin-ups, pull-ups, and OH presses explode.
A lot of folks are afraid of fructose. Should they be? Here are the facts.
The first step to achieving your goal is to stop acting like a self-entitled sissy and get tough. This will put things into perspective for you.
The mind quits before the body does. You're capable of much more than you think.
Masochistic new variations of the chin-up and row to smash your plateaus and build a brick-wall back.
While variety is good – even necessary – too much of it derails your progress. Here’s what you need to know.
When you go to sleep, some pretty amazing things start to happen. You may be surprised.
A handful of ideas about lifting, food, and even life that will make you think. (Don’t be scared.)
Have a love-hate relationship with the overhead press? Want to do them, but your shoulders say no? Here are 5 exercises that work just as well.
Goal setting requires an ongoing assessment. Here's what lifters should know about making it from point A to point B.
The soft-pause technique, extended ROM presses, the induction method, and other tips from a monster bench presser. Check ‘em out.
Here are some simple tweaks to take a few basic exercises to a whole new level of muscle-building awesomeness.
Fifteen more workout tips from Bret Contreras, including assisted one-arm push ups, the merits of heavy back extensions, the benefits of the "clam raise," and more.
Yes, have some awesome meals on holidays. Have several! Just use these smart eating strategies.
Here are 15 workout tips from Bret Contreras, ranging from the best way to do rows to how to get a great chest pump.