Big arms, wide shoulders, strong abs, amazing athleticism. What can we learn from gymnasts about training? Find out here.
An Overview and Sample Program
Even experienced lifters make these mistakes. Here's what to do instead, plus a complete three-phase diet and training plan.
You’ve heard wrong. You CAN target fatty areas of the body. Here’s how.
Tired of looking pretty much the same year after year? If you're ready to make radical changes in your body composition, start here.
Calves are tough to grow. Take this simple test of strength, then use the no-machines workout provided to finally add some meat to yours.
Re-think the big arch for bench pressing. It doesn't create any real strength, and admit it: it's cheating. Here’s why.
Many lifters develop a head-forward, kyphotic posture. Add in computers and gaming and this can lead to trouble. Here’s how to fix it.
Ready to lose fat? When are you planning to add cardio? Here's the mistake that most people make.
Don't worry, you don't have to be a fat man, or even a man, to benefit from this exercise. Here are two ways to ramp it up.
Most people who use the word “overtraining” have no clue what it really means. Are you one of them? Here's everything you need to know.
Want stronger, rounder, sexier glutes? Then give them their own day in the gym. Here's how to get it done.
Sorry, but if you want to get maximally jacked, you need to do more than the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Here's why.
These machines are injurious, dysfunctional, or based on downright fraud. Luckily, there are some very effective alternatives.
Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.
Some obtuse coaches try to demonize certain types of training equipment. Here's the truth.
Always doing the same two back exercises? That doesn't cut it. For more size and strength, try these variations.
Yes, you can target the lower fibers of your rectus abdominis. Here's how.
Short on time? Get stronger anyway. Here's how to do it in 21 minutes.
Do you disappear when you turn sideways? Then you need to do a row exercise every time you hit the gym. Here's your specialization plan.
The strongest lifters use straps, but not all the time. Here's a guide to help you decide when, and when not, to use them.
Train on your own terms! You should know how to write your own training programs without depending on anyone else. Here's how to do it.
The sumo deadlift shortens the ROM, works the hips more, and is less stressful on the back than conventional deadlifts.
What you eat will either be used by muscle or stored as fat. It's called nutrient partitioning. Here's how to optimize it.