Stress and anxiety keep you from getting restorative sleep. That kills gains. Here's how to squash stress and sleep deeply.
Regular stretching often does more harm than good, especially for lifters and strength athletes. Here's why.
Pick one lift and do 3-4 sets at 80% of your max at the end of every training session. Here's why.
Pre-training caffeine promotes fat burning two different ways. Check this out.
Do an exercise that deloads the spine immediately after one that loads it heavily. You'll get stronger and keep the spine healthy. Here's how.
Low T is associated with a higher death rate. It also makes you fat. Here's why you should pay attention to testosterone levels.
Warning: This hurts. But stretching a pumped muscle under load also builds muscle, fast. Here's how to do it.
All you need is a bar, a band, and the ability to withstand pain. Here's how to do it.
Crushing the bar not only makes the lift safer, it'll help you lift more weight. Here's why.
Don't pull the dumbbell straight up. Instead, use a dragging J motion. Watch this video.
Yes, it hurts, but it'll also strengthen your entire body, from quads to upper back. Here's how to do it.
Turn food into muscle instead of storing it as fat by maximizing muscle nutrient uptake.
This workout builds muscle, increases work capacity, and burns fat. Check it out.
Isolation work has its place, but most of your workout program should revolve around these 6 major movement patterns.
Cravings aren't all in your head. They're partly caused by what's going on in your gut. Here's how to fix it and kill the cravings.
This is like a concentration curl for your butt. Here's how to do it.
Use the arrow formation. Your head and hands should form an arrow shape, not a T shape.
Recruit more muscle by tensing hard before every rep of an ab exercise.
You hear these words all the time, but do you even know what they really mean? It's time to stop it with the nerdy buzzwords and go back to basics. Start here.
Kelly Starrett is a physical therapist and expert on movement and injury prevention. Here's his take on the current state and future of CrossFit.
You're not the lifter you think you are if you're still making these mistakes.
Check out Mark Dugdale in the new Biotest commercial, and let us know what you think.
Stop standing in your own way. These psychological tricks will help you reach your performance and physique goals.
Casual lifters won't get this, but you have to be a little bit crazy to get super strong. Here are ten "insane" things you need to do to get there.