Many popular exercises work the same muscles the exact same way. That's a waste of your time. Here's what to avoid and what to do instead.
Why high-rep barbell work, heavy machine work, and partials all have a place in your training... that is, if you want to grow.
The answer isn't always to eat more and lift heavier. Here are three things a lot of lifters don't think about.
Isolate the pecs, then slam them with eccentric tension. Try this.
Does weed make you overeat? Does it lower T levels? Here's what science tells us.
You see it happen all the time. An out-of-shape actor gets a part playing a superhero or action hero in a movie. A few months later, he's buff. You think, "Dammit, why can't I get into shape that fast?!"
Sit on your butt most of the day? Try this dynamic stretch that'll get you ready for smooth, heavy lifting.
If cake were the new superfood, this would be the recipe.
Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.
There's a 90 percent chance you're doing lunges or split squats incorrectly. Here's where you're going wrong and how to do them right.
The pros and cons of five popular set/rep schemes. Check ‘em out.
Are these gadgets helping you or hurting you? Here's what you probably don't know.
Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.
“Eccentric isometrics” are probably the best way to increase strength and size. As a bonus, they'll help you to move like a tiger and feel awesome.
Bodybuilding is full of programs used by "enhanced" lifters, but most people don't take drugs and can't get good results. This effective program is for them.
The myths stop here. Here's what you can and can't learn from Asian cultures about health and longevity. You may be surprised.
Some trainers call this bad form. Then again, some trainers are kinda dumb. Check it out.
If you could only do one exercise for delts, what would it be? Here's what science says to do.
Is it okay for bodybuilders and athletes to use the devil's lettuce, or does it work against their goals? Here's what we think.
Boost thoracic mobility, improve your squat and overhead press, and keep your shoulders healthy. Here's the warm-up you need.
It's a popular exercise, as it should be, but here's how to make it even more effective.
These easy moves will get you ready for heavy squats, deadlifts, lunges, and more. Check 'em out.
If your gym doesn't have a seated calf machine, you probably don't work your soleus. Let's fix that.
The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.