What happens when you combine several popular recovery methods? This new study tested it out.
If you can plank for more than 30 seconds, you need a more advanced variation. Try this.
Deadlifting with a mixed grip (one hand under, one hand over) is a mistake for most lifters.
Trying to lose fat? Can't drop calories any lower? Then it's time to reverse diet and keep the fat loss coming. Here's how.
For quad size, do 6 rounds of narrow goblet squats followed by continuous tension hack squats. Rest only 60 seconds between rounds.
Boost your athleticism, improve coordination, and set your quads and lungs on fire with this do-anywhere drill.
Straps are used by pro bodybuilders, figure competitors, strongmen, and even powerlifters, so why the outrage? Here's how to use them wisely.
This supported version of the dumbbell row is more back friendly. Get a good stretch at the bottom and drive the elbow back hard.
Stagger your stance, think bend and extend, and use the pane-of-glass cue to get the best results from standing curls.
If you're not a powerlifter, or it's not the right time in your training cycle, then going for a PR is just plain dumb. Here's why.
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.
Pro bodybuilders, hot fitness chicks, strongmen, and even powerlifters sometimes use the Smith machine. Here's why.
Finish off your arm workout with this intense superset.
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.
Science reveals more good news about the world's second favorite drink.
Looks odd, but this is a great fat-burning finisher. Do 6 reps per side for 8 minutes straight.
People will try the weirdest diets and workouts, but many won't do the simple things proven to work. Here are three of them.
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.
Toss this conditioning finisher in at the end of your next upper-body workout to burn some extra fat. Do 4 sets of 12 reps.