Love the Olympic lifts but also want to look like you lift? Add these accessory moves to your plan.
This supported version of the dumbbell row is more back friendly. Get a good stretch at the bottom and drive the elbow back hard.
You've heard this myth about high-protein diets repeated by lots of folks. Here's the actual science.
Mark Dugdale uses this depletion circuit as part of his contest prep.
Add this tweak to your favorite stretch and really loosen up those tight lats.
Stagger your stance, think bend and extend, and use the pane-of-glass cue to get the best results from standing curls.
A new study shows that this method of weight training works great, and it can cut your workout time in half.
The rack pull is an awesome lift. Try it using a trap bar and constant tension, as shown here, along with heavier, dead-stop reps.
Sure, your phone has a timer, but taking a stopwatch to the gym can help you ramp up training density without distractions. Here's how.
Finish off your arm workout with this intense superset.
Maybe they think it's functional. Maybe they think it's innovative. Maybe they just need attention. Whatever. This trend has to stop.
Good at the glute-building hip thrust? Now try it with one leg using slow eccentrics. It tougher, and as a bonus you don't have to re-rack all those plates.
Start with one rep of each exercise, then do two on the next round. Keep the ladder going until you're doing 10 reps per movement on the last round. No rest!
A meta-study looks at whether lowering a weight slowly really builds more muscle than lifting it fast.
Try this unilateral variation of the best butt-builder around. Bridge up on two legs, then lower very slowly with one leg.
Hara-what? It's a simple Japanese dietary approach that will keep you lean and mean. Check it out.
A side effect of what you're doing in the gym may make you live longer than those wraith-like calorie-restriction guys.
Lower under control, keep the torso upright, and only lightly touch the knee to the floor. Weight vest and chains optional, but definitely cool looking.
Every lifter asks this question.
The O-lifts are getting more popular, but some folks are jumping into them too fast. Here's how to know if you're ready.
To build your mid-back, use a wider supinated grip and take a solid pause as the bar touches your upper chest.
The rear-leg elevated split squat isn't actually used by Bulgarian weightlifters, but hey, it's still a great exercise.
Here's how to eat a lot healthier, a lot tastier, in a lot less time.
Science shows there's a definite advantage to one, but it all depends on how long you've been training.