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.
Want to lose fat? Get strong. Want to build muscle? Get strong. Want to be a better athlete? Get strong. Here's why and how to do it.
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.
The research is questionable, but even if there is a link between meat and cancer there are 8 things you can do to prevent the risks. Check 'em out.
The big lifts are foundational, but isolation and time under tension are crucial for shoulder size. Here's how to do it.
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.
Don't pull the dumbbell straight up. Instead, use a dragging J motion. Watch this video.
For great abs and obliques, skip the machines and do this safe, effective, and very tough exercise.
Maybe it's the cost, maybe you got hurt, or maybe you just want to specialize. Here's how to move on to something that better fits your needs.
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.
Turn food into muscle instead of storing it as fat by maximizing muscle nutrient uptake.
Lifters and athletes can handle more carbs, even when trying to lose fat. Check out these guidelines.
An 8x8 set/rep scheme is tough enough, but do it using 30 second rest periods for all kinds of gains. Here's how.
This workout builds muscle, increases work capacity, and burns fat. Check it out.
Full range of motion is usually best, but partials can be used three ways to increase performance and build muscle. Here's how.
Isolation work has its place, but most of your workout program should revolve around these 6 major movement patterns.
Here's a simple way to get breakfast and dinner ready to go for the whole week.
Turns out, icing your injuries doesn't help and may even hinder the healing process. Luckily, there are better methods. Read this.
The idea of muscle confusion is largely misunderstood. You really don't need to keep the body guessing. Here's why, plus a better way to get strong.