Mark Dugdale uses this depletion circuit as part of his contest prep.
Stagger your stance, think bend and extend, and use the pane-of-glass cue to get the best results from standing curls.
If you're not a powerlifter, or it's not the right time in your training cycle, then going for a PR is just plain dumb. Here's why.
Sure, your phone has a timer, but taking a stopwatch to the gym can help you ramp up training density without distractions. Here's how.
Finish off your arm workout with this intense superset.
Good at the glute-building hip thrust? Now try it with one leg using slow eccentrics. It tougher, and as a bonus you don't have to re-rack all those plates.
Now we know exactly how much time we can take off between training and a strength competition. Check out the new science.
Try this unilateral variation of the best butt-builder around. Bridge up on two legs, then lower very slowly with one leg.
Lower under control, keep the torso upright, and only lightly touch the knee to the floor. Weight vest and chains optional, but definitely cool looking.
The O-lifts are getting more popular, but some folks are jumping into them too fast. Here's how to know if you're ready.
To build your mid-back, use a wider supinated grip and take a solid pause as the bar touches your upper chest.
The rear-leg elevated split squat isn't actually used by Bulgarian weightlifters, but hey, it's still a great exercise.
This new version of an age-old powerlifting exercise will really sizzle that backside.
A safer, smarter way to stretch the pecs.
For bigger quads, the reverse static lunge beats the forward version.
Reduce intramuscular scar tissue at this critical spot to avoid future injuries and dysfunction. Here's how.
People were once told to avoid this food. No more. In fact, eating a few of them every day is good for your ticker.
Learn to brace, no over-arch, with these form cues.
For a more effective concentration curl, use an incline bench and forcefully squeeze the dumbbells together. Contract extra hard at the top.
Music can power your workout to new heights, but the wrong kind can trash your nervous system.
Grab a partner and give this growth-inducing triceps exercise a shot.
The lowering phase of the curl is where a lot of the muscle damage, and thus growth, is created. Don't just drop the bar.
Combining two of the silliest things in the gym – the Smith machine and the BOSU ball – actually makes for a fantastic ab exercise. Try it.
A new study shows that these goofy masks make everything about your workout less effective. Here's why.