If you want to build muscle, you have to turn on your mind-muscle connection. Here are 5 training strategies that do it.
Want to build your triceps? Get on the floor. Here's why.
Thirty push-ups in three different positions. Can you hang?
Stimulate new strength and muscle gains with the angled barbell press. Here's how to do it.
Fix your form and build your shoulders. Here's how.
Stimulate new biceps growth by holding the weight at 90 degrees for 20 seconds, then performing curls until failure.
Add accommodating resistance to curls for new growth. Get a band and angle it so it provides maximum resistance at the top of the movement.
Do this exercise before you bench press and you'll lift more weight.
Get your shoulders ready for chest day or a big bench press with this superset.
Do this before you bench press to activate the pecs, get better results, and prevent injuries.
Build your lagging lats and boost your deadlift strength at the same time. Do the sweeping deadlift. Here's how.
Build the forgotten muscle in your upper arms and bring up those puny forearms too with this exercise.
Improve your form, build more strength, and hit your pecs harder with this simple adjustment.
Dead-stop triceps extensions followed with close-grip presses. Do it. Here's how, and why it works.
Extend TUT and recruit more muscle fibers with this tough mechanical drop set. Here's how to do it.
You can lift light and still grow, provided you use this method.
This technique really improves your bench press mechanics and pressing power. Check it out.
Using a foam roller can teach good lifting mechanics on a variety of movements, particularly chest presses. Try this.
Stop believing the fitness fairytales and prepare for physical and mental torture. Here's why.
The squat-stance deadlift combines the best elements of conventional and sumo. Here's how to do it.
Strengthen your scapular stabilizers and you'll prevent shoulder injuries and get stronger. Here's how to do it.
This exercise teaches you to hold the shoulder girdle rigid to avoid strength leaks in pressing lifts. It strengthens the front delts, rotator cuff, and even the lats.
Use these tips and cues to get better results from barbell rows.
Here's why certain words and phrases might just lead to bigger muscles and heavier PRs.