A conventional barbell is fine, but if that's all you use you're missing out on strength gains and a little novelty. Change your bar to improve your training.
Understanding the science of sets, reps, and muscle-specific fiber composition will make you sound smarter. Going to the gym and applying that knowledge will make you bigger.
A complete guide to help you build your chest, even if your genetics suck. Check it out.
Which is really better for your goals? Each has its pros and cons. Read this to help you decide.
Some parents believe in early specialization. Are they right? Info here.
Take a look back at some of the biggest training and diet trends. Did you fall for any of them? Here's what to keep in mind.
Use this easy recipe to whip up your own portable protein. No oven required.
Social media can make you small and weak. Here's why.
Given the prevalence of heart problems with young people – even young athletes – it's time to start giving the heart a little love. Here's how.
Does building more muscle really boost your metabolism as much as you think it does? Here are the facts.
Find a deeper meaning in training and your motivation will last a lifetime. Here's how to do it.
Motivation is for newbies. To be successful over the long haul, you need to be haunted. Here's why.
Get faster and display more power by getting the right amount of sleep. Here's the science.
Do selfie-obsessed fitness chicks hold the secret to building muscle? The glute girls do. Here are 8 things you can learn from them.
Make your shoulders, upper back, and more feel great with this drill and its advanced variation.
It's terrible... but only if you already have bad posture and shoddy shoulders. Here's why, plus how to fix those issues.
Wickedly effective ab exercise, if you're doing it correctly. You're probably not. Here's the definitive guide.
This training method burns a whopping 400 calories in just 20 minutes. Check it out
Most of us know how to train a muscle, but most of it seems to get flushed down the toilet when it comes to abs. Here's what you need to know.
Notice a pinching sensation when you squat? Not good. Here are 5 ways to fix the problem.
Is doctor-prescribed HCG monotherapy better than testosterone replacement therapy? Here's what you need to know.
You need to be doing more horizontal pulls, but the standard barbell row may be doing more harm than good. Try this instead.
Not everyone likes cardio or metcon, but everyone needs some form of it. So what's best for people who'd rather be lifting? We asked our pros.
Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.