Once your physical skills are well-developed, psychology may be the greatest weapon in your arsenal. Check out these tips.
If you're disregarding the advice of an experienced lifter in favor of the latest study, you may be doing yourself a disservice. And you definitely look like a punk.
Our undercover IFBB pro dishes the dirt on what really goes on behind the scenes of professional bodybuilding competitions. In this installment, he tackles the questionable judging criteria.
To extend time under tension and trigger key anabolic responses, do “burn reps” at the end of a set until you have nothing left in the tank.
A shoulder workout that uses unique movements based on almost every conceivable training stimulus.
To perform like a high-tech ass-kicking machine you sometimes need to look to the past, remove the clutter and simplify.
Endurance training may make you leaner, but it'll eat up muscle, damage your cardiovascular system, elevate cortisol, put you in an acidic state, and might just kill you.
Dozens of top bodybuilders, including Arnold, have used Olympic lifting to build their physiques. So why haven't you? It could be just what you need.
Why drop your carbs crazy low if you don't have to? If your insulin sensitivity is good, and it probably is, you can eat more carbs than you think.
Get shredded and increase your "secret" reflexive strength. But remember, with great abs come great responsibility.
Post-activation potentiation, bottoms-up squats, and smart warm-ups are the keys to a new PR.
For some, counting calories and macros is a valuable tool. For others, it can become an obsessive habit that derails their long-term progress. Here are the pros and cons of counting.
Too often, advanced lifters allow small errors to slip through the cracks of an otherwise tight program. Here's how to fix them.
The lawyers, the media, and supposedly science are saying that testosterone might kill you. Could they be right?
When you live in a dangerous world you sometimes need to train in a "dangerous" manner to be ready for it.
Very few lifters know how to perform the overhead press correctly. Stand out from the crowd and learn to nail this sucker.
Want to become a strength coach or high-level trainer? Most of today's programs will only help you become a miseducated rep-counter making minimum wage at Planet Fitness.
IFBB pro Amit Sapir condenses over 20 years of training knowledge into 10 tips for novices and 10 tips for advanced lifters.
Want visibly bigger biceps next week? This program has been proven to add a fourth of an inch or more to your arms in 7 days.
What's called “cheating” by the form police may be just what you need to add some serious size.
With just a kettlebell and a home pull-up bar you can easily increase your training frequency and pack on some new muscle. Here’s how.
The newest internet expert disregards in-the-trenches wisdom from big, successful lifters and coaches. He's great at debating, but not so great at building muscle. Do you even lift, bro?
Shrink your waist, maximize strength, and crush the big lifts with these core training techniques.
For all its flaws, CrossFit has done wonders for fitness. It's time we give credit where credit is due, even if CrossFitters are kinda annoying.