We asked both the pros and the PhDs for their top pec training methods. Their answers may just surprise you.
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After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.
Every once in a while, I'll run into someone with a new idea about how to train or eat that's so contradictory to everything I think I know that I'll want to close my eyes, plug my ears, and bury my head in the pillow so I don't have to listen. After all, I'm just getting comfortable with what I think I know. I don't like having my world shaken up any more than necessary.
If your goal is hypertrophy, this is one of the smartest splits to follow. Here's why and how to set it up.
Forget overtraining. One of the most effective ways to bench press more weight is to bench press more often.
You've heard of high-frequency strength training. But what about low frequency? Cut your gym time in half and still make gains. Here's how.
After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building monster legs.
Here's an easy way to get slothful kids to do a little exercise while subtly introducing them to resistance training.
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Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.
Twenty-five different shoulder and trap exercises were tested using EMG. Which ones are the best? Read this.
What is gynecomastia? What causes it, how can you prevent it, and what can you do if you already have it? Answers here.
Fire up your athleticism. Build your shoulders. Get a bulletproof core. And do it all while having some fun. Here's how.
Snack on these in the late afternoon and lose fat around your waist. Really. Check out the science.
Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.
An interval training program that will radically alter your conditioning, increase endurance and power, and help you drop body fat. Get it here.
Lift like a beast, move like an athlete, look like a Greek god. Here's your plan.
Don't have time to train 6 days a week for over an hour? Don't worry, you don't have to. Get in, get out, make gains. Here's how.
Doctors often think lifters are sick because their physicals and blood tests yield scary results. Here's how to protect yourself from false positives.
Here are some proven strategies for all-natty size and strength gains, and how to put them all together into a workout plan.
For his title role in American Sniper, Bradley Cooper gained 37 pounds of lean mass. Here's the exact workout and supplement plan he used to do it.
Are you on doctor-prescribed testosterone replacement therapy (TRT)? If so, there's a new, healthier, and more effective way to use it. Here's how.