A recent study shows that training to failure is the true key to muscle growth... regardless of the weight used. If your goal is size, this is a must-read.
For better gains, hit a muscle hard and heavy one day, then again the next day with lighter pump work. Here's why that works.
There are five types of people out there who will ruin your progress in the gym. Here they are, plus five great people you need in your crew.
Barbell rows are a staple for building a big back and an overall stronger body. And using an underhand grip makes them even better. Here's why.
Fix your posture, build your rear delts, and heal your shoulders. Here’s how to do it.
Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.
Most of you are too weak to put on muscle. Here's a simple 40-day program that will make you strong and buff.
If you look at the research, you'll see that rest-pause training isn't what it's cracked up to be. Here's why.
Don't forget to factor in your age the next time you embark on a strict diet or mass cycle. Here's what you need to know.
Big? Check! Strong? Check! Now it's time to move like an athlete, ramp up your conditioning, and feel incredible. Here's exactly how to do it.
What's the point of training if you're always hunched over and hiding your gains? Straighten up to look as strong as you actually are. Here's how.
This program added two inches to Matt Kroc's arms... and they already measured 20 inches! Are you crazy enough to try it?
Genetics do matter. But how much?
After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.
After testing 45 different back and biceps exercises with EMG, here are the ones that came out on top.
Prevent injuries and build complete lower-body strength with these moves.
It's one of the toughest muscle groups to build. We ask 10 experts for their single best tip for building quads. Check out their answers.
For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.
A performance-based program that'll build your legs, traps, neck, shoulders, and forearms. Yes, you'll look awesome too.
Life has this annoying habit of interfering, but that doesn't mean training should get put on the back burner.
It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.
Building muscle boils down to getting on the right side of the protein synthesis balance sheet. Here's how to do it.
Vince Gironda was a legendary bodybuilding coach, and you can still learn a lot from him today. Check this out.
Big arms, wide shoulders, strong abs, amazing athleticism. What can we learn from gymnasts about training? Find out here.