Athletes need to be strong to dominate the competition. Ironically, some strength coaches put strength on the backburner. Here's where they're going wrong.
For athletes, big muscles are never the problem. Excess body fat is.
They say you can't chase two rabbits. But don't let the metaphors fool you. It's absolutely possible to achieve more than one objective under the iron.
Think your foam roller is just for warm-ups and mobility? Think again. How to use it to build muscle and get stronger.
You're not the lifter you think you are if you're still making these mistakes.
These straight-talking, common sense “commandments” ought to be emblazoned on the walls of every lifting facility in the world.
Take the flexibility test, then use a unique exercise to build strength in new body positions. Your squat and deadlift will thank you.
It's the perfect auto-regulatory program: Do as many sets as necessary to hit a total of 25 reps with your 5-6RM. Then drop the resistance and rep out.
Stimulate muscle growth by activating mTOR, which is the master enzyme responsible for muscle protein synthesis.
Doing a back workout once a week isn't going to cut it. You need to crush it and crush it hard several times a week.
To achieve a goal, you must train specifically for the task. But without variation you'll fizzle. Here's how to fix that problem.
Check out this single-leg movement that provides all the benefits of unilateral work while still allowing you to go heavy.
Regular dumbbell flyes can cause pec or biceps tears. For thicker pecs, try this smart variation on for size.
What are you fighting for? Why do you do this? Answer that question and all this training and diet stuff will get easier and more rewarding.
Start bending bars and setting personal records just by opening up your mind to a few new ideas.
Here's how to combine two or more similar exercises in sequence to save time and maximize strength and hypertrophy.
Simple yet effective ways to turn tired old exercises into plateau busting, muscle building dynamos.
How many of the following training mistakes do you make on a regular basis? The answer may shame you.
Here are seven training tenets that have worked for over 30 years. Have you adopted them all?
A new way to organize your workouts to quickly boost a lagging lift or stubborn muscle group.
To build strength and mass, you need a steady diet of variations of these basic, heavy exercises.
Lifting that's effective becomes lifting that's enjoyable. Make it so with this crucial advice.
Goal setting requires an ongoing assessment. Here's what lifters should know about making it from point A to point B.
The soft-pause technique, extended ROM presses, the induction method, and other tips from a monster bench presser. Check ‘em out.