As a young man in the iron game, Mike was surrounded by people who drank the pro-bodybuilder Kool-Aid. He never squatted ('cause it hurts your knees) and never deadlifted. Now he knows better.
Bodybuilding veteran Scott Abel (pictured) has a radical plan to turn arm day into the best fat-burning workout of the week.
If this list can't convince you to include at least a bit of fast lifting in your routine, you might want to seek professional help to discuss why you're avoiding maximum success.
Muscle insulin sensitivity, lifting tempo, and how to use control days to maximize your mass phase.
You're doing your mobility drills and foam-roller work, but you're still in pain. If that sounds like you, maybe you need "muscle activation training."
Dr. Bowden answers questions about glycemic load, food and zits, fiber as a fat-loss supplement, the super spice turmeric, and more. Check it out.
Rachel Cosgrove's back with a metabolic circuit program that'll melt that fat off faster than any treadmill ever could.
With mechanical drop sets, instead of reducing the load, you switch to a new but similar exercise by changing the grip, angle, etc. The result is a whole lot of burning and a whole lot of growth.
Ten mistakes younger guys make in the gym.. and yeah, some older guys too. And some women.
Drastically increase fat use for fuel by increasing energy expenditure and stimulating the release of free-fatty acids. Here’s how.
Steady state cardio will stall your fat loss. Reclaim your metabolism and get leaner by burying your inner cardio-queen.
Faulty lunges, squats, and stretches can make you worse off than you were before entering the gym. Check these out before it's too late.
Pay attention to the details of your nutrition regime and watch your body respond. Here’s what to do.
The Voyer Shrug is for anybody that has a slouched posture, shoulder problems, is preparing for an intense strength phase, or just wants to tap into some new growth.
This week Thibs presents a "Survivor" inspired workout where you do four basic strength-exercises in a circuit. As soon as you reach failure on a particular movement, it gets "voted off the island."
Erick Minor's got a bone to pick: he keeps encountering personal trainers who make assertions about training athletes that just don't pan out in real life conditions, i.e. the gym and the athletic field.
Get back to the basics and build your foundational strength. Here’s how.
There are 3 ways to simulate growth: Inflict structural damage, increase neural activation, or prevent blood and oxygen from entering the muscle during a set. Few exercises do all three, but the constant tension alternate curl does.
You have to constantly force your body to do what it's not used to doing. Here are two progression methods that'll stick a firecracker up your lazy butt.
For someone who wants to lose fat, Dan can't imagine a more perfect week: Two days of locking down nutrition, two days of lifting, and a total of eight minutes getting the system to burn fat.
Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.
How to figure out how much protein you really need for muscle gain and fat loss.
You've spent the spring and summer training to look good on the beach. As a result, you now have the chest and arms of a silverback gorilla, but the thighs and calves of a pink flamingo. Time to fix that.