It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?
Loaded push-ups with plates or bands are awesome... if you get the resistance in the right place. Here's what you need to know.
Are these gadgets helping you or hurting you? Here's what you probably don't know.
Let's see how fit you really are. Take this quick test. And try not to puke.
Bodybuilding stages are booming with herds of women. Are you planning to be one of them? Before you go any further, read this.
Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.
Not on steroids? Grow anyway with this smart training approach.
Heavy kettlebell swings could be the best damn posterior chain exercise you're not doing, possibly even better than deadlifts! Here's why.
Arms stop growing years ago? Time to apply one of these tips!
Only doing deadlifts and leg curls for your hamstrings? You're missing out on some killer exercises that'll quickly add muscle and power.
If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.
Big arms, wide shoulders, strong abs, amazing athleticism. What can we learn from gymnasts about training? Find out here.
It's the lift nobody does but everybody needs.
The rear delts are arguably the hardest muscle to isolate. Here are 4 things you can do to start feeling your delts, probably for the very first time.
For shoulders, free weights involve too much wasted movement. Not so with cable exercises. Here are 4 that'll blast your delts into oblivion.
Stop thinking in sets. Instead, think about load and total reps. You'll get better results. Here's how.
The look of power cannot be faked. Here's how to build a body that has the "go" to back up the "show".
The best chest exercise isn't the bench press. It's the dip. Here's how to do it right for big pecs, strong triceps, and healthy shoulders.
The basics of benching, the fine points, and a solid 16-week program. Get it all here.
The classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.
The problem with mobility exercises? There are hundreds of them! Ain't got time for that? Here's the ONE move lifters need.
Ditch the pistol squat and try this instead.
Even an advanced lifter can get a damn good workout at home – without any special equipment. Here's how.
The 5x5 system has been around forever for a reason: it works. But it has its shortcoming. Let's make it even better.