Use constant tension even when the load is light. You'll train your body to handle heavier weight and build muscle in the process. Here's how.
Old-school strongman did a lot of thick dumbbell lifts. Try them out with a fat grip attachment. The deadlift, clean & press, and snatch are good ones to start with.
Pain makes it harder to lift and stay motivated. Not getting relief? Trigger point therapy may be your solution. Here's how to do it.
Do drop sets that are targeted towards your muscle-fiber makeup. Here's how.
The Jefferson deadlift is an old-school classic. Use this variation (staggered stance) to really nail your glutes and hamstrings.
If your hypertrophy gains have stagnated, then it's time to shake things up. You need one of these advanced training methods.
Recruit more muscle fibers with this mechanical drop set: triceps extension to forehead, triceps pullover and extension, then close-grip press.
Looks a little crazy, but this variation reinforced good mechanics. Warning: It'll also leave you sore for days.
Food diaries are helpful, but tedious and time sucking. Researchers have found something that works just as well, and it's kinda fun.
Do this CNS primer before upper-body training and you'll lift heavier, move better, and prevent injuries.
What to build muscle? Lift a heavy weight and keep the tension on the working muscles for an extended time. Here's how to do it with rows.
Sit a lot? Here's how to loosen those tight hip flexors and feel better almost instantly.
Trying to build muscle? It's not the exercise that matters most, but the way you're doing it. Here's why.
Can't do a power clean in your lame gym? Try this.
This natural compound improves insulin sensitivity, manages testosterone and estrogen, and makes muscle fibers grow.
Know the difference between a push press grip and a strict overhead press grip? They're not the same.
Four things you can do while grocery shopping to make sure you get the nutrients you need.
There's the standard plank exercise, the tougher one-arm plank, and then there's this – one of the toughest variations in existence.
Most assisted pull-up machines will NOT make you better at regular pull-ups, but there is one that will. Check it out.
If you're weak off the floor on your conventional deads, then use this variation to get stronger.
To prevent imbalances, don't forget to train the part of your traps that you can't see in the mirror. Here's how.
If your goal is hypertrophy, use these techniques the next time you do dumbbell bench presses.
We know what performance-enhancing drugs can do for your muscles, but what about your mind? A new study has some answers.
Recruit more muscle, wake up your nervous system, and get more athletic. Squat jumps bridge the gap between jumping in sport and squatting in the gym.