Trainers say to avoid cheat reps, but bodybuilders use them with success. So who's right? Here's the truth, plus a pro's guide to using them correctly.
Lifting until you can't do another rep can build muscle, but only if you plan it wisely. Here are the details you need to know.
Most lifters trying to build muscle are either going too light or too heavy. Here's how to find your sweet spot for hypertrophy.
These six push-up variations do it all. They can build your chest, strengthen your core, and even boost your bench press. Check 'em out.
Stress kills. Even worse, it really interferes with getting jacked. Try this technique to squash anxiety fast.
This easy trick will fix your deadlift form and help you pull bigger numbers. Take a look.
Most people really mess up this common pec stretch. Here's why you should avoid it and what you should replace it with.
Three new ways to hit your shoulders, traps, and serratus. Take a look.
To build your pecs, sometimes you have to break the rules. Here are two ways to do it.
You've heard about its mild fat-burning benefits. Here's how to really crank them up.
This popular stretch can do more harm than good. Here's why, plus a much better alternative.
Thinking about competing in bodybuilding, physique, figure, or bikini? Then you need to read this eye-opening blog by an insider.
Here's a little trick to help you find the perfect stance for a bigger, safer pull.
This amino improves your focus, mood, energy, and even learning abilities. Here's the science.
Foam rollers, lacrosse balls, back walking, kettlebells. Can these work as tools to fix tightness and pain? Not when you use them like this. Here's what works better.
There's a simple way to tell if the fruits or vegetables you're buying are chemical-free. Here it is.
Not making gains? It's probably more diet-related than training-related. Here's a reality check.
Does kinesiotape actually do anything? Here's the truth.
Hitting your calves hard and not getting results? Before you gripe about genetics, add this to the end of every calf workout.
Here are the 16 most pesticide-ridden fruits and vegetables and how to “fix” them. Bonus: The 15 cleanest choices.
The way most people do push-ups leads to acute and chronic injury to the joints and tissues. Here's how to fix it.
There's more than one way to use isometrics for core strength. Here's one that beats the boring plank.
Correct strength imbalances and bring up your weak points by using this counterintuitive training method. Check it out.
Chronic inflammation is the cause of virtually every disease, including the disease of fatness. Here's how to fix the problem and get healthy.