Here's a nifty trick that lets you easily slap on 10, 25, or 35 pounds to a cable weight stack.
This elbow-friendly exercise will blast your triceps like nothing else. It's like a hybrid between a pullover and an extension.
Your diet is tight and your training is on point. So why hasn't the scale budged? Here are two common, but easily overlooked problems.
Dumbbells beat a barbell for this exercise. You'll get better triceps engagement and a better stretch, which triggers more muscle growth.
This lift is easy on your joints, kind to your shoulders, and polite to your achy elbows. And it'll still get you super strong.
Start with 7 full reps, then do 7 top-half partials where you only come part of the way down. Finish with 7 bottom-half partials.
The stability ball crunch is a good exercise, but most people screw it up. Here's how to do it right for best results.
Begin with 7 full reps, then do 7 bottom-half partials, and finally 7 top-half partials.
Start with full reps, then do top-half partials, and finish with bottom-half partials. Your lats will hate you, but you'll love the results.
Newbies do, but how about advanced lifters? Here's why intuition and autoregulation is often best.
Wait, butt exercises for healthy knees? Yep. Here's why and how to do these movements.
The basic squat is the missionary position of leg workouts. Go Kama Sutra on your leg training with these alternatives.
Compared to Olympic lifts for training explosive qualities, the swing is easier to learn with lower risk. Adding a band makes it even more explosive.
When should you pack in the calories and protein? When should you have your smallest, lowest-carb meal of the day? Here's the science.
To get better, question the rules, just like great coaches do. Here's how one coach did it.
This exercise does a great job preparing the body for your sport, and of course it's a very effective hamstring and glute builder.
One way to make an exercise more challenging is to increase the range of motion. Here's an example.
You should feel this variation almost entirely in your glutes. Start with body weight for around 10 reps.
Here's a quick overview that'll help you work your way up to a full muscle-up.
Training is the easy part. Nutrition is where things get tough. Here's one way to boost your dietary discipline.
This old school strategy has several benefits for today's lifters. Check 'em out.
Here's a full-body farmer's walk workout that burns fat and increases metabolic conditioning.
Intensity, volume, density, quality. All can be used for progression, and the one you choose needs to be somewhat instinctive. Info here.
Science shows that certain compounds improve body comp on their own, but work synergistically when combined with exercise.