Let's take a closer look at training science, bro-science, and the gurus who claim to know it all.
The biceps have two functions, to supinate and flex the arm. The single-arm barbell curl provides a brutal stimulus to both.
Get back to the basics of hypertrophy training with these proven methods.
Get a better workout every single time you walk into the gym. Here's how.
A great back exercise, especially for athletes.
Flex your programming muscles, make your joints feel better, and accelerate progress. Here's how.
If you're trying to lose fat, keep your distance from these things.
Shake up your workouts and ignite some new muscle growth. Here's how to do it... if you can handle it.
Is that new exercise worth doing? Sometimes. And sometimes not.
Add some accommodating resistance to this exercise with bands and blow up your glutes.
Use this simple technique to prevent overuse injuries and ease your elbow pain.
In this big/tall guy version of the leg raise, use bent elbows, tuck the knees, and lever from the shoulder joint.
Nothing wrecks your training faster than infections and food poisoning. Here's where you're picking up the bad bugs.
Combine the bird dog pattern with a bear stance position and you get this awesome athletic move. Great for conditioning.
Are you leaking strength because of a lagging muscle, or a muscle group that can't stay tight? Probably. Here's how to plug the leak.
If you're using good form, this will practically train your entire body.
Here the stability ball acts as a cam, providing constant, equal tension. Try this instead of cable chops for core work.
To do this correctly, resist forward flexion and stay more upright.
It's a common problem that can stall fat loss and wreck your health, even if your diet is in check.
This accessory lift teaches you to maintain tension, and it increases time under tension during most lifters' weakest phase of the deadlift.
Most lifters have tight hip flexors. Here's how to fix them up.
Stand on a plate or study platform, then deadlift. This increases the range of motion, making it one of the toughest lifts out there.
Overall athleticism is a combo of movement quality, coordination, strength, and speed.
Trigger new muscle and strength gains with these overlooked set and rep protocols.