You don't just want big arms, you want arms that are as strong as they look. Here's how to get them.
Add a medicine ball to your pull-ups for load progression and to keep your form in check. Here's how.
Master the belt squat, build your legs, and boost your regular squat and deadlift numbers. Here's how.
Science shows that this multi-talented compound makes you leaner, increases endurance, and builds muscle. Check it out.
Build and strengthen your entire posterior chain. Do this twice per week, 5 trips of 40 yards, bodyweight or close to it on the sled.
It's a common plyometric exercise with athletes, but there's a better, safer way to do it. Check it out.
Love deadlifts? Add this variation to your training. Here's how to do it and the benefits.
Known as box breathing in military circles, this technique can also be used by lifters to improve performance. Check it out.
The bench press puts a lot of stress on the joints. Swap it for a variation that'll help you build muscle without the joint issues. Info here.
Add this versatile back exercise to your program. Alter the grip, the angle, or adjust your feet to make it easier or harder.
The one-rep max is a great way to brag about how much you can lift. It's also unnecessary for most lifters. Here's why.
Even many so-called experts teach it incorrectly. Let's set things straight.
The neutral handle angle makes the trap bar perfect for pressing. Try it dead-stop style: reset every rep from the pins.
It's safer on the shoulders and it'll build bigger delts than traditional overhead pressing. Take a look.
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For this anti-extension core exercise, set up in a slight forward lean. Fall forward with no back sag. Shift your weight onto your heels to return to the start.
Injured or rehabbing? You can still make gains using these lifting strategies.
Hook your feet into the straps of a suspension trainer and get in a push-up position. Bring your knees in to your stomach while lifting the hips and crunching your abs. Extend back out to a full push-up position.
Keep your lower back flat. Completely exhale as you lower your legs and arms to the floor. Inhale on the way back up. Keep the non-moving limbs still. Add a band to ramp it up.
Use this drill in any warm-up before squats or deadlifts. Check it out.
Bad personal trainers can ruin a gym. Here's a list of the ones who should be beaten senseless with a battling rope.
To really make these work, stretch your abs at the top of the movement and squeeze them as hard as possible at the bottom. Use a 3-4 second negative.
Adding pauses to your deadlift will strengthen weak points, improve technique, build muscle, and teach you to use your lats.
Blast up more weight... while using good, safe form. Here's how.