Sometimes they're needed, and sometimes you're just setting yourself up for future injury. Here's why.
Are you on your way to becoming a broken down lifter? Here are the signs to watch out for and how to intervene.
When you ice or use pain killers after a tough workout, you're actually putting the brakes on muscle growth. Here's why.
Bust plateaus and add more pounds to the bar with this simple technique. Check it out.
Do finisher sets to torch more calories and reveal your muscle. Here's how.
Suck at pull-ups? Avoid machines and use this training technique instead. Check it out.
Constant time under tension mimics occlusion training and stimulates growth. Try this workout.
To keep muscle and lose more fat, do morning cardio in a "post-absorptive" state. Here's how.
Pre-training caffeine promotes fat burning two different ways. Check this out.
The research is questionable, but even if there is a link between meat and cancer there are 8 things you can do to prevent the risks. Check 'em out.
These cookies won't make you fat, they're healthy, and they'll fuel your workouts. Get the recipe.
All you need is a bar, a band, and the ability to withstand pain. Here's how to do it.
Don't pull the dumbbell straight up. Instead, use a dragging J motion. Watch this video.
Yes, it hurts, but it'll also strengthen your entire body, from quads to upper back. Here's how to do it.
Here's how to prevent wrecked shoulders by getting your setup right.
Cravings aren't all in your head. They're partly caused by what's going on in your gut. Here's how to fix it and kill the cravings.
This is like a concentration curl for your butt. Here's how to do it.
Take this quick test of grip strength, then ramp it up and see if you can pass the 5 minute pull-up challenge.
Turn protein powder into pizza... dessert pizza. Raspberry cheesecake dessert pizza that won't make you fat, to be specific. Here's how.
Scoot over, CrossFit. Competitive fitness is on the rise. Could it become America's new team sport? You decide.
Think your foam roller is just for warm-ups and mobility? Think again. How to use it to build muscle and get stronger.
Want to be leaner, healthier, and build more muscle? Get more Omega-7's in your diet. Here's why, plus the foods you need to eat.
You don't have to be a powerlifter to benefit from the deadlift, but you do need to train the lift differently for your unique goal. Here's how.
Most so-called workout programs suck. It's time to choose a goal, pick a plan, and stick to it for at least 12 weeks.