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10 Ways to Keep Building Muscle

Sooner or later, gains slow down. But they don't have to. Here's how to keep getting stronger, bigger, and better looking.

10 Rules for Hardgainers

Tired of hearing "eat big to get big" by dopes who've always been big? Finally, some smart advice from someone who's been there.

8 Rules for Fat Loss Training

A smart fat-loss plan involves prioritizing nutrition, rotating between different metabolic stressors, and using lactate and alactate training methods.

Tip: Know Your Food Intake

Not making gains? It's probably more diet-related than training-related. Here's a reality check.

Tip: Progress Stalled? Run This Checklist

No muscle gains? No fat loss? Answer these questions to make sure you have the basics covered.

Tip: Build Your Back by Stretching Your Pecs

Do this drill before training your back. It'll fix those tight pecs which make it difficult to recruit your upper back muscles.

10 Nutrition Rules for Hardgainers

Everyone tells hardgainers that all they need to do is eat. It's not that simple... unless they follow these 10 rules for putting on muscle.

Tip: The Appetite Connection

Your appetite can help you find your sweet spot when it comes to training volume. Here's how.

Tip: Overfeeding and BMR

How to use your metabolic rate to keep the gains coming.

Tip: Bigger Forearms in 3 Minutes per Week

Do this quick routine once per week and you'll be shocked by your newfound gains.

Tip: One Exercise for Posture & Shoulder Health

Many experienced lifters have added the face-pull to their training plan, but here's a challenging variation most haven't tried.

9 Hacks for Streamlining Your Workouts

This article will make you feel like you hired an efficiency expert to analyze your workouts and help you throw out all the garbage.

Tip: Why Do You REALLY Lift?

To be in it for the long haul, you need to come up with something deeper than just getting bigger or stronger. Here's what to do.

Tip: The Best Calf Exercise Just Got Practical

It's the best hypertrophy exercise for calves, but you've probably never used it because it's, well, awkward. Well, not anymore.

Tip: Find YOUR Most Effective Exercises

Grab a pen and a piece of paper and do this. It'll help you trim the fluff off your workout plan and get focused on the movements that matter.

Tip: Does Your Training Split Really Matter?

What's best? Longer, less frequent workouts or shorter, more frequent workouts? Here's what the research says.

Tip: Don't Cut Your Rest Periods Short

Short on time? Don't rest less between sets or you'll interfere with your gains. Try this instead.

Tip: The Best Way to Load Inverted Rows

Inverted rows are an excellent back builder, but they're hard to load up. Until now. Add weight like this.

Tip: The 30-Second Weakness Finder

Find your weaknesses in half a minute with this full-body scan. Then, of course, fix them! Here's how.

Tip: You're Still an Ego Lifter

Newbies do it, and it can even sneak into an experienced lifter's workouts. Here's what to watch out for.

Top 10 Mass Makers for Lanky Lifters

Big lifts lead to big gains, but they may not all fit your long-limbed structure. Try these variations and watch your progress skyrocket.

Tip: Tall? Squat Like This

If you're on the lanky side, this is a better leg builder than the back squat.

Tip: How to Get Better Results with Chin-Ups

Make this change and you'll build bigger biceps and lats. Oh, and your joints will feel better.

Tip: A New Way to Hammer the Triceps

The long head of your triceps is mostly what makes it look big, but many triceps exercises don't hit it very well. This one does.

Tip: The Figure-8 Farmer's Walk

No strongman implements? No room in your gym? Then do your loaded carries like this.