A veteran coach borrows a page from Westside to create the Omnibus Method, a new template for hypertrophy training.
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.
The first installment of our new series demolishes old ideas about getting bigger and stronger, addressing imbalances, and preventing injuries.
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.
Cut your time in the gym without compromising your results? It's a smarter and more effective approach to training.
Six high-tech tactics that’ll get you even stronger.
Nutritional tips for those who roll their eyes at the thought of counting, measuring, or recording anything, plus a cool new back exercise.
Bench pressing with Crazy Bells feels like having a wild animal tugging on the bar as you move it.
In this exclusive excerpt from his new book, Nate Green looks at the beliefs and behaviors that keep skinny guys skinny and fat guys fat.
Eric tells you what to do if your knee, shoulder, or back hurts, but you still want to work out.
Regardless of whether your goal is to deadlift 1,000 pounds or to build a shredded Christmas tree, the principles are basically the same.
6 ways to pack on muscle, from adjusting heel position to build freaky quads to slowing down rep speed for gargantuan biceps.
The economy is ailing, but that's no reason to quit your gym membership and eat out of dumpsters.
One of the world's most successful and respected bodybuilding coaches sounds off on training techniques, excessive drug use, and what it means to coach with a capital C.
Thibs thinks you're looking kind of small lately. Says your girlfriend's been bad-mouthing your physique, too. Fortunately, he's taken pity on you and come up with some new movements for you to try.
The truth about bulking diets, fasting, food allergies and more.
As a young man in the iron game, Mike was surrounded by people who drank the pro-bodybuilder Kool-Aid. He never squatted ('cause it hurts your knees) and never deadlifted. Now he knows better.
Muscle insulin sensitivity, lifting tempo, and how to use control days to maximize your mass phase.
You're doing your mobility drills and foam-roller work, but you're still in pain. If that sounds like you, maybe you need "muscle activation training."
Dr. Bowden answers questions about glycemic load, food and zits, fiber as a fat-loss supplement, the super spice turmeric, and more. Check it out.
Rachel Cosgrove's back with a metabolic circuit program that'll melt that fat off faster than any treadmill ever could.
Erick Minor's got a bone to pick: he keeps encountering personal trainers who make assertions about training athletes that just don't pan out in real life conditions, i.e. the gym and the athletic field.
There are 3 ways to simulate growth: Inflict structural damage, increase neural activation, or prevent blood and oxygen from entering the muscle during a set. Few exercises do all three, but the constant tension alternate curl does.
You have to constantly force your body to do what it's not used to doing. Here are two progression methods that'll stick a firecracker up your lazy butt.