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.
Gus was 37 years old and had never been truly ripped. It was time to make it happen. Here’s what he did.
Your doctor just told you to take six weeks off from lifting. Screwwww him and the Lexus he rode in on! Here's how to heal that blown shoulder or hamstring while still making progress!
There's more than one way to deadlift. Fire up your glutes and hams with these 10 variations. Get 'em here.
Is your neck so skinny it makes your head look like a candy apple? Here’s your solution.
Tim's "Ah-Ha" moments have to do with the superiority of supersets over combination exercises, working abs first, the proper way to gain weight, debunking the stability ball myth, and a nifty little trick to make sure you're squatting low enough.
If you've only been training for a couple of years, just about anything you do in the weightroom will make you stronger. However, those of you who have been training a bit longer need to pull out the heavy artillery.
Five things you should be doing – some in the gym, some at the dinner table – to help you reach your body comp goals.
Magnum guns, bowling pin forearms, and a Herculean torso, all in one article.
Maybe you're not injured and you don't plan on being injured. (Ha!) Regardless, this article contains secrets to the weightlifting universe that will help you understand how the body works and, as they say, knowledge is power.
To be a good fighter, you need a balance between strength, endurance, and mobility. Here’s what to do to ramp up all three.
Training ideas that’ll improve your squat, bench press, and even your abs.
Chris Shugart is giving you 14 missions to accomplish in 28 days. We will disavow any knowledge of your actions should you or any of your IM Force fail to get ripped. This post will self-destruct in 10 seconds.
Christian serves up 3 innovative methods for taking your gains to new heights - one for biceps, one for arms in general, and a Bizarro World method that involves doing the opposite of everything you now do.
How to fix the most common mistakes with rows, squats, bench presses and more.
Here's the latest exercise to make you curse us: Imagine doing a heavy deadlift and then going for a stroll. Okay, that doesn't exactly describe the Deadlift Walk, but it comes close.
Life getting in the way of your gains? Keep making progress with these strategies.
This is going to be the best training year ever, only you're so jacked up you can barely go number two without having a troop of Boy Scouts lower you onto the toilet seat. Lifter, heal thyself!
It's the New Year, the traditional time to think about ditching all that blubber. What's the best way to do it, low carbs, low fat, low calories, exercise, supplements, or some novel approach?
It may just be the biggest of the big compound movements. Find out why this hellacious exercise is a favorite of Charles Poliquin!
Those guys who think planks and Bosu Ball triceps kickbacks are giving their core a good workout are poor, pathetic slobs. If you really want to work the core, you've got to raise the weight over your head.
No matter your age, it's a safe bet that you're occasionally banged up from lifting huge amounts of weight. That's okay, but you need to to do a "prehab deload" one week out of every four.
Anytime you plateau in training, it's rarely because your program isn't complex enough. Usually it's because you've strayed from the basics. Here's an overview of the basics of training.
Whether you're a bodybuilder, strength athlete, or football player, learning the snatch can take you to a whole new plane of development. This article is chock-full of helpful videos that will have you snatching in no time.