Need some change in your exercise selection? Give these unusual but effective movements a shot.
A veteran strength coach riffs on deadlifts, squats, rollouts, and why he'd rather not have to explain why his athletes get so many strange bruises.
Christian shows you how to blast your biceps into oblivion, damaging the muscle fibers so much that they either grow or die!
Cressey's 2008 lessons-learned include how to stay lean without really trying, loving the goniometer, how alcohol kills soft tissue quality, and lots more.
What do belly measurements really tell you? How much water should you drink? Those answers and much more here.
Doing squats on Bosu balls isn't functional. Neither is a lot of stuff you see people doing in the gym.
Director Chris Bell talks about Bigger Stronger Faster, the documentary that dares to ask why we condemn steroids while celebrating the accomplishments of those who use them.
Bench pressing with Crazy Bells feels like having a wild animal tugging on the bar as you move it.
Eric tells you what to do if your knee, shoulder, or back hurts, but you still want to work out.
In Part 2 of his series, Mahler shows you how to get big and strong without ever getting bored with your workouts.
6 ways to pack on muscle, from adjusting heel position to build freaky quads to slowing down rep speed for gargantuan biceps.
One of the world's most successful and respected bodybuilding coaches sounds off on training techniques, excessive drug use, and what it means to coach with a capital C.
A female powerlifter offers lessons in dedication, perseverance, and the mysterious ways the iron seduces all of us.
Thibs thinks you're looking kind of small lately. Says your girlfriend's been bad-mouthing your physique, too. Fortunately, he's taken pity on you and come up with some new movements for you to try.
Eric describes how doing the YMCA song can help shoulder stability, why "your balls still suck," the right way to do a push-up, and how to do a DB Overhead Reverse Lunge.
The truth about bulking diets, fasting, food allergies and more.
Rachel Cosgrove's back with a metabolic circuit program that'll melt that fat off faster than any treadmill ever could.
Pay attention to the details of your nutrition regime and watch your body respond. Here’s what to do.
This week Thibs presents a "Survivor" inspired workout where you do four basic strength-exercises in a circuit. As soon as you reach failure on a particular movement, it gets "voted off the island."
There are 3 ways to simulate growth: Inflict structural damage, increase neural activation, or prevent blood and oxygen from entering the muscle during a set. Few exercises do all three, but the constant tension alternate curl does.
You have to constantly force your body to do what it's not used to doing. Here are two progression methods that'll stick a firecracker up your lazy butt.
You're punks. All of ya'. All of ya' under 25 or so, that is. Mike Mahler calls you "Generation Ent," for Entertainment, meaning you need to be constantly entertained. Well stand by to be entertained, in a manner of speaking.
It's not always a good idea to do deep squats, overhead presses, or dips, and why is it that fat-bastard bicyclists wear Spandex shorts anyhow? The answers to these mysteries and more in today's article.
The real secret to building muscle and strength is to progress. You have to challenge your body and find ways to progressively ask more of it. Christian tells you how.