Eccentric training, especially when you “accentuate” it by strategic means, is the best kept secret to hypertrophy and strength.
Scoot over, CrossFit. Competitive fitness is on the rise. Could it become America's new team sport? You decide.
Bodybuilding might make you look athletic, but does it make you an athlete? Confessions of a hypertrophy addict in a CrossFit gym.
Injuries occur with any challenging form of training, but you don't have to invite them by making these six common mistakes.
These straight-talking, common sense “commandments” ought to be emblazoned on the walls of every lifting facility in the world.
Forget icing and NSAIDS. They may delay or prevent healing. Instead, try these methodologies that you probably haven't heard of.
CrossFit claims that the NSCA is out to get them. Is it a conspiracy or does CrossFit just enjoy bullying people?
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.
Get shredded and increase your "secret" reflexive strength. But remember, with great abs come great responsibility.
The lawyers, the media, and supposedly science are saying that testosterone might kill you. Could they be right?
Very few lifters know how to perform the overhead press correctly. Stand out from the crowd and learn to nail this sucker.
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?
Like it or not, the truth is that successful people just work harder than less successful people. So drop the excuses, stop blaming others, and get to work. Here’s some motivation.
When you've got the right goals in your training (and life), all the little things take care of themselves.
Trigger muscle growth with challenging variations of the chin-up, push-up, dip, and more!
Shake up your training with Tabata for biceps, eccentric roll-outs for abs, and speed push-ups.
Are you getting hung up on improving technique when you should be just concentrating on getting stronger?
To achieve a goal, you must train specifically for the task. But without variation you'll fizzle. Here's how to fix that problem.
You don’t need direct arm training, just the big basic exercises, right? That’s what some say. Here’s why they’re wrong.
The most important time to get the right nutrients into your body is around the workout, but breakfast is crucial, too. Here’s why.
The barbell has things to teach you. Painful, but very rewarding things.
Bulking diets, if you're not careful, can create anabolic resistance, leading to rapid fat gain with no muscle growth.
Combining isometric training with CAT can help even the most stagnant lifter power through to a new PR.
You need more volume to get big, but too much volume can mess you up. Here are 6 great movements that won't trash your CNS.