A veteran lifter weighs in on building bigger arms, how to assess your weak points, and overcoming the tyranny of bad advice.
The look of a tiny waist and big-back is what makes heads turn. Build your upper body to achieve that look. Here's how.
Are squats and deadlifts all you need to work your core? Is it "bad" to do static stretches before weight training? Answers to these questions and more.
Seven bad benching habits that keep you weak, and how to get rid of them.
Stagnation is unacceptable. Revive your workouts and watch your muscle mass increase while your body fat decreases.
In the booming fitness culture of Dubai, steroids are cool, pot is not, and good supplements are hard to find.
The first installment of our new series demolishes old ideas about getting bigger and stronger, addressing imbalances, and preventing injuries.
Coach Mike explains why the exercises an athlete doesn't perform can have the biggest impact on his success in a training program.
Christian tackles the myth of overtraining, why gymnasts and Olympic lifters look the way they do, and how growth occurs in spurts.
An ab training article for people who do more than take mirror selfies.
Dr. Lowery comes out swinging against the high priests of high-carb diets and defends the honor of protein-loving meatheads.
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.
The powerlifter and entrepreneur talks about bodybuilding, success, injuries, and what we can learn from kindergartners.
Hope you didn't go food shopping yet, because you're about to make big-time changes to your grocery list.
With all the cardio options out there, it's no wonder we're confused about the best way to incorporate it into our workouts! Coach Robertson summarizes the pros and cons of each variation and helps us with fat-burning program design.
Think your core strength is pretty good? Now's the time to find out. These two tests will tell you if your abs are strong or if they're a weak link.
There are lots of ways to go from lumpy to lean, or skinny to studly, but all muscle makeovers have these common traits.
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 happens when a barbell guy devotes himself to kettlebells for eight weeks? More than he expected.
What do belly measurements really tell you? How much water should you drink? Those answers and much more here.
Overload is the training stress the body must adapt to. It’s the driving force of muscle growth. Get it in your training to make gains.
Stretches to ensure chest/shoulder stability, health, AND performance. Check ‘em out.
Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.
Doing squats on Bosu balls isn't functional. Neither is a lot of stuff you see people doing in the gym.