Sometimes they're needed, and sometimes you're just setting yourself up for future injury. Here's why.
When you ice or use pain killers after a tough workout, you're actually putting the brakes on muscle growth. Here's why.
Changing your form on dips to train the triceps will wreck your joints. Here's a better method that works great.
Bust plateaus and add more pounds to the bar with this simple technique. Check it out.
Use these strategies to make gains and perfect your pull-ups. Here's how.
Do finisher sets to torch more calories and reveal your muscle. Here's how.
Suck at pull-ups? Avoid machines and use this training technique instead. Check it out.
It's the easiest Olympic-style lift to learn and it'll turn you into a badass. Here's how to do it.
How to manipulate insulin production to get shredded while still fueling and recovering from tough workouts.
Awaken the nervous system before training to recruit more muscle fibers. Here's how.
Stress can rob you of your gains. Enhance your body's ability to adapt naturally. Here's how.
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.
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.
Lift weights to lose fat. Use these 4 training tools for a smokin' physique.
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.
Is political correctness weakening the military? Here are the politically incorrect facts about strength, performance, and women in battle.
Crushing the bar not only makes the lift safer, it'll help you lift more weight. Here's why.
Yes, it hurts, but it'll also strengthen your entire body, from quads to upper back. Here's how to do it.
Turn food into muscle instead of storing it as fat by maximizing muscle nutrient uptake.
This workout builds muscle, increases work capacity, and burns fat. Check it out.
Here's how to prevent wrecked shoulders by getting your setup right.
Contracting the glutes during ab-wheel rollouts works the core musculature harder and fires up the abs.