Are you on your way to becoming a broken down lifter? Here are the signs to watch out for and how to intervene.
When you ice or use pain killers after a tough workout, you're actually putting the brakes on muscle growth. Here's why.
You're sometimes going to eat a meal that's going to burst the seams of your shorts. Here's how to control the damage.
Use these strategies to make gains and perfect your pull-ups. Here's how.
Suck at pull-ups? Avoid machines and use this training technique instead. Check it out.
You can get sore and not make progress. And you can make progress and not get sore. Here are the facts.
Constant time under tension mimics occlusion training and stimulates growth. Try this workout.
This variation of the cable curl strengthens the core and biceps at the same time. Here's how to do it.
Stress and anxiety keep you from getting restorative sleep. That kills gains. Here's how to squash stress and sleep deeply.
Outperform yourself, make gains, and enjoy the process. Every lifter needs these five types of people in his life.
Regular stretching often does more harm than good, especially for lifters and strength athletes. Here's why.
To keep muscle and lose more fat, do morning cardio in a "post-absorptive" state. Here's how.
Pick one lift and do 3-4 sets at 80% of your max at the end of every training session. Here's why.
This puts you in a safer, more efficient position for big pulls and new PRs. Here's why.
Pre-training caffeine promotes fat burning two different ways. Check this out.
For bodybuilders and strength athletes, soy protein is no better than water. Here's why.
Don't let injuries keep you from making gains. Here's how to wisely work around shoulder problems and keep getting stronger.
Do an exercise that deloads the spine immediately after one that loads it heavily. You'll get stronger and keep the spine healthy. Here's how.
These cookies won't make you fat, they're healthy, and they'll fuel your workouts. Get the recipe.
Forget how awkward that sounds. This is an intense workout for biceps and triceps. Check it out.
All you need is a bar, a band, and the ability to withstand pain. Here's how to do it.
Constant dieting wrecks the metabolism. Eat and train for muscle to get lean and stay that way. Here's why.
If you can do this, you're officially a bad-ass. If not, well, just trying it will make you a bad-ass. Check it out.
These training styles are all good, if you know what in the heck you're doing. Most people don't. That includes you. Check out the list.