The average person will gauge the quality of his workout by his level of discomfort. But is driving yourself into the ground every workout necessary?
What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.
If your gains have stalled, it's probably because you're missing one thing in your workouts: volume. Here's how to intelligently add it.
Add this to your workouts and you'll be bigger, leaner, and stronger. No BS, just results. Here are several ways to do it.
Get back to bodybuilding's roots and build muscle using old-school strongmen techniques.
Sit on the floor, get a full stretch of the lats, then pull with your elbows as far behind you as you can. Arch your low back and get your chest out.
It's one of the best foods you're probably not eating but definitely should be. Here's why and how much you need to gag down.
You need to do more push-ups. And you need to start doing them right for once. Here's what you need to know.
One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.
They both lifts weights. They both train hard. They both use drugs at the pro levels. So why are bodybuilders more jacked than powerlifters?
Let's cut the bullshit and get to the brass tacks. For decades, men built slabs of muscle with simple, three day-per-week training programs. They trained their whole bodies in one brief workout session and they grew big and strong. Scoff all you want, but tens of thousands of trainees can't be wrong.
Reg Park, the guy who inspired Arnold, knew how to build strength and symmetry. Here’s what we can still learn from him today.
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.
The deadlift is used by both powerlifters and bodybuilders, but there are 8 important differences. Here are the answers to all your questions.
A simple, foolproof program to boost up your big lifts in just six weeks. Check it out.
Make it easier to build muscle by doing brutally hard things, like 20-rep squats. Here's your complete 6-week plan.
A practical guide to physique enhancement with pharmaceuticals
Delts are hard to grow... if you don't train them right. Here's a workout that'll maximize your overhead press and maximize your gains.
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.
For most people, the upright row is a shoulder wrecker. Here's a better exercise.
This specialized 5/3/1 template will put size on the most stubborn hardgainer. Just add food and effort.
Gain an inch on your biceps while building a rock-solid upper body with simple chin-up progressions.
Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.
Five popular exercises that may be doing you more harm than good. Check out the list.