Shrugs and beastly traps go together like certain high-ranking generals and sleazy MILFs. But what if you've been hitting those shrugs all wrong?
Here are 15 workout tips from Bret Contreras, ranging from the best way to do rows to how to get a great chest pump.
The proper use of back-off sets, the truth about going to failure, and 5 other rarely discussed habits of great lifters.
Is a 300-pound bench press as rare as a 21-year-old Swedish lingerie model who loves watching football and rough and tumble pillow fights with her twin sister?
From sports performance to looking good in a pair of jeans, the glutes are important. Here’s how to wake them up and get them working for you.
Hitting a 400-pound bench is a goal for many lifters, yet few ever get there. They need this article.
Want to learn how to build mighty legs without squats? Then it's about time you step-up!
Does your favorite NSAIDs impair muscle development? And do the benefits outweigh the risks? Here’s the science.
There's no universally recognized name for this exercise, but we think it should be called “That movement that makes my quads bark like a dog.”
It's not about being anti-squatting or anti-barbell rowing, it's about being pro-logic. Let your needs and goals dictate your exercise choices.
Old school bodybuilders were as strong as they were big. None was more impressive than Chuck Sipes.
More ways to strip off the fat while building some size and strength along the way.
A classic tool ripped straight from page one of the Old School Training Bible for serious gains in size and strength.
There are things you absolutely must do to get big and strong. And then there's the stuff that didn't quite make the cut.
Your uber-healthy or trendy diet couldn't pack pounds on a Pomeranian. Here's why.
Squats and deadlifts may be bad ass and scare your momma, but some of the supposedly “sissy” exercises are really anything but!
If dieting was an NFL team, this is the playbook you'd use to win the big fat-loss game. Check it out.
Some exercises should go extinct. They do nothing for your strength, health, or hypertrophy. Here's what should take their place.
Which are better, tough diets and tough workouts or reasonable diets and reasonable workouts? Maybe you need to mix and match a little.
Dave Tate talks about injuries, nutrition, technique, peri-workout nutrition, and in general, busting your balls in the gym.
The snatch is an awesome lift, if you know how to do it. Eliminate these 6 rookie mistakes and start hurling some serious weight.
How often to train, how many sets, how many reps, whether to include power sets in your BB training, and more.
Tim Henriques' total was stuck at 1400 for over two years. The plan he outlines in this article got him up to 1600 in a relatively short time.
The next phase in Dave's iron evolution is helping others, and he's starting with you.