Advanced lifters don't just follow training programs blindly. They know when to push and when to back off. Here's how to become one of them.
Kelly Starrett is a physical therapist and expert on movement and injury prevention. Here's his take on the current state and future of CrossFit.
Bored? Stuck in a rut? Here are 16 surefire workout protocols to jumpstart your training, get you motivated, and build more muscle.
Kettlebells, chains, sleds, stability balls, and foam rollers fill the gym. Should you use them? Yes. But not like a jackass.
Injuries occur with any challenging form of training, but you don't have to invite them by making these six common mistakes.
One rep, three phases. This overload method will not only challenge you, it'll pack muscle on your weakest body parts, fast!
Shrink your waist, maximize strength, and crush the big lifts with these core training techniques.
To bring up hard-to-grow muscle groups, use mechanical drop sets instead of straight sets. Here are 8 painful ways to do it.
CrossFit hurts a lot of people, and the goal of exercise is to make you better, not worse. There's a simple fix, though.
Grinders win, greatness is planned, and your attitude determines everything. Works in the NFL and it'll work for you.
Fear is the single best predictor of weightlifting success - not the absence of fear, but actually experiencing it.
Check out this single-leg movement that provides all the benefits of unilateral work while still allowing you to go heavy.
Being the strongest guy at Planet Fitness is like being the leanest kid at fat camp. If you want to push your limits, surround yourself with people who are ahead of you in the game.
Do this simple test on your thoracic spine, apply the easy fixes, and watch as your chin-ups, pull-ups, and OH presses explode.
Bulking diets, if you're not careful, can create anabolic resistance, leading to rapid fat gain with no muscle growth.
Train the assistance lifts more like the big three and watch your personal records fall like dominoes. Here's the full plan.
These training myths do more harm than good. Ditch the dogma and get stronger today.
While variety is good – even necessary – too much of it derails your progress. Here’s what you need to know.
Tips on getting the most out of the deadlift, pull-up, and bent-over row.
Why do we hit the weights day after day to get stronger or build more muscle? Here are three reasons you can probably relate to.
There are plenty of splits that train all 11 body parts, but do you know the pros and cons of each?
Here are 15 workout tips from Bret Contreras, ranging from the best way to do rows to how to get a great chest pump.
Are you one of those people who get all holier-than-thou when it comes to organic or natural food? Get off your organic high horse and read this article.
Some people make really dumb decisions about fitness. Do you? See the list.