Research reveals a previously unknown ingredient to fitness, and training for an hour or two doesn't relieve you of this new obligation.
Is that new exercise worth doing? Sometimes. And sometimes not.
Do this warm-up before any upper body workout to prime your body for heavy lifting.
Got long arms or a very thick upper body? You'll get better rotation, a better contraction, and better results with this variation.
Use this simple technique to prevent overuse injuries and ease your elbow pain.
There's a lot of misinformation out there about the good ol' ab crunch. Here's the truth, backed by science.
Leg extensions are bad, right? Dangerous and useless? Well, not so fast. Here's the science.
Are you leaking strength because of a lagging muscle, or a muscle group that can't stay tight? Probably. Here's how to plug the leak.
Here the stability ball acts as a cam, providing constant, equal tension. Try this instead of cable chops for core work.
How to adjust your training week to allow for more protein synthesis and trigger more muscle growth.
Test your strength and stability by trying these with bodyweight. Example: A 200 pound man should be able to use a 100 pound dumbbell in each hand.
We asked our readers what they thought about competitive bodybuilding. The answers were surprising.
Most lifters have tight hip flexors. Here's how to fix them up.
Unless you're a competitor, you're better off using other measurements of progress. Check 'em out here.
Yes, this is gonna hurt. Badly. Take a look.
Overall athleticism is a combo of movement quality, coordination, strength, and speed.
With all the talk these days about having a strong core, why do many lifters still have weak-ass abs? Here's part of the cause.
Go through a full range of motion, then a quarter of the range of motion. That's one rep.
Add this handy lifting accessory to your pressing exercises to make your banged up shoulders, elbows, and wrists feel better.
An old drug and a new supplement can help to activate AMPK, which may cause cancer cells to starve themselves. Info here.
This simple drill takes care of a few different mobility issues.
Simple, easy, satisfying, and it'll help keep those abs visible. Here's how it works.
Add a suspension trainer attachment to the cable machine to hit your back and rear delts in a new way.
Use this exercise pairing to build your legs without the knee pain.