Training to failure, CNS fatigue, and choosing the best exercises for your goals.
Your doctor just told you to take six weeks off from lifting. Screwwww him and the Lexus he rode in on! Here's how to heal that blown shoulder or hamstring while still making progress!
There's more than one way to deadlift. Fire up your glutes and hams with these 10 variations. Get 'em here.
Dan John wants to know if you're making progress. It seems the answer should be simple, but is it? Fortunately, the big guy offers up 3 unorthodox ways to gauge your answer. (Wait until you read about the "pencil test".)
Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.
In the first two phases of the program, the focus was on strength and power. Now it’s time to hit the mirror muscles and get the look too.
What to eat to help you pack on muscle, not fat, fast. Check out the plan.
Crack open his cranium is exactly what some of you might want to do to Chad after reading this article. It seems the boy has gotten used to being flamed and now he's just beggin' for it!
Jack Reape painted all his 2.5 and 5-pound plates pink. Is he light in the loafers, or does he have a more serious intent in mind?
Kevin Neeld gained 5 pounds in one single day using a very simple protocol. He's positive it's not fat, but beyond that, he's not sure what this "mystery meat" is comprised of.
Tim's "Ah-Ha" moments have to do with the superiority of supersets over combination exercises, working abs first, the proper way to gain weight, debunking the stability ball myth, and a nifty little trick to make sure you're squatting low enough.
Three psychological concepts and ideas that can be applied to your physique transformation goals. Check ‘em out.
The Shotgun Method allows you to train for both size and symmetry without having to skimp on either. It actually allows you to concentrate on the big lifts without neglecting isolation exercises that address lagging body parts.
If you've only been training for a couple of years, just about anything you do in the weightroom will make you stronger. However, those of you who have been training a bit longer need to pull out the heavy artillery.
You finished boozing it up over the holiday? Good. Cuz it's time to put what's left of your brain matter to use in understanding the nervous system and how utilizing it can make you stronger and better lookin'.
How one man kicked drugs, lost fat, built muscle and transformed his life.
Five things you should be doing – some in the gym, some at the dinner table – to help you reach your body comp goals.
Doug Hepburn was the first man to bench 500 pounds, drug-free. His old school strength advice still stands up. Check it out.
Maybe you're not injured and you don't plan on being injured. (Ha!) Regardless, this article contains secrets to the weightlifting universe that will help you understand how the body works and, as they say, knowledge is power.
How to use neurolinguistic programming to reach your physique goals.
If you can almost see your abs, but not quite, this plan is for you. Warning: It’s tough!
Five healthy recipes you gotta try.
How to fix your bad push-up mechanics plus several new variations to try out. Check it out.
The general rule is, if you can lift 200 pounds for 8 reps, then you should be able to do 250 pounds for one rep. Too bad that rule doesn't work for the vast majority of people. Here's a better way.