Maybe they think it's functional. Maybe they think it's innovative. Maybe they just need attention. Whatever. This trend has to stop.
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.
A side effect of what you're doing in the gym may make you live longer than those wraith-like calorie-restriction guys.
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.
Build bigger, stronger pecs by avoiding this exercise combo.
The O-lifts are getting more popular, but some folks are jumping into them too fast. Here's how to know if you're ready.
To build your mid-back, use a wider supinated grip and take a solid pause as the bar touches your upper chest.
Common question. Here are some guidelines for lifters.
Some biceps exercises look different but actually stimulate the muscles the exact same way, making them redundant. Here's what to avoid.
A safer, smarter way to stretch the pecs.
Reduce intramuscular scar tissue at this critical spot to avoid future injuries and dysfunction. Here's how.
Learn to brace, no over-arch, with these form cues.
Either they're trying to look more advanced than they are or they're just trying something they saw on TV. Either way, this is bad business.
For a more effective concentration curl, use an incline bench and forcefully squeeze the dumbbells together. Contract extra hard at the top.
All you need to do is diet and you'll have abs, right? Not really. It's a bit more nuanced than what your favorite meme says. Here's why.
Grab a partner and give this growth-inducing triceps exercise a shot.
Here's an easy way to improve your curl form, lift more weight safely, and trigger more hypertrophy.
The lowering phase of the curl is where a lot of the muscle damage, and thus growth, is created. Don't just drop the bar.
Overtraining exists, and you can't out-eat it or out-sleep it. Most lifters have the wrong idea about what overtraining is. Here are the facts.
Combining two of the silliest things in the gym – the Smith machine and the BOSU ball – actually makes for a fantastic ab exercise. Try it.
A new study shows that these goofy masks make everything about your workout less effective. Here's why.