Four rules to follow when you can only train 3 days per week, plus the 4 common mistakes to avoid. Sample plan included.
Whether you're working around an injury, need a break from deadlifting, or just hate the deadlift for some reason, try these proven alternatives.
Train for size for a few weeks and then strength. It works better for both goals. Here's why, along with a sample 10-week plan.
Sure, try to add more weight to the bar, but understand that it has its limits, and it's not that great for building mass. Here's why.
Most people who use the word “overtraining” have no clue what it really means. Are you one of them? Here's everything you need to know.
If strength, health, and longevity are what you're after, then you should be able to easily pass these tests. If not, you have work to do.
You're thinking about off days all wrong. And that wrong thinking is the reason you're dissatisfied with your progress in the gym. Here's how to get growing again.
We look to science to find out which exercise reins supreme for lats, traps, and biceps. Bonus: Two cool tricks to get better results with both.
Bulgarian training works for top Olympic lifters. Here's how average guys and gals can make it work for bodybuilding and powerlifting.
Good benchers often have rotten chest development. The problem? Barbell bench pressing. Here's how to fix it.
Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.
This program added two inches to Matt Kroc's arms... and they already measured 20 inches! Are you crazy enough to try it?
A program built around the three powerlifts that will make you 15% stronger and 7 pounds bigger in just 9 weeks.
Do you have the forearms of a ballerina? Here's a simple way to build a pair worthy of respect, admiration, and fear.
Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.
Back in the “Golden Age of Bodybuilding,” guys performed the now-forgotten pullover to build their upper bodies. Who says you can't go back?
You don’t have to be an Olympian to do these. If you want to burn fat, increase power, and gain athleticism, master these lifts.
Hit a new pressing PR and stretch out the sleeves of your T-shirts. Add a few of these into your program.
Get your shoulders ready for future big lifts with these simple, do-anywhere band exercises.
Stuck at home? Here's how to whip up some homemade gains with eight advanced training methods.
Why more lifters don't use this simple technique to amp up their workouts and lift more weight is a damn mystery.
Build strong glutes, improve your big lifts, and prevent grandpa-ass. Here's how.
Blood flow restriction training. Occlusion training. Kinda-crazy training. Whatever you call it, it works. Here's what you need to know.
It might be true that the body sometimes needs some help to detoxify itself, but you can't do it with cleanses or enemas. Here's how you can.