Everything you ever wanted to know about the bench press. If you don't come away from this with at least a dozen ways to beef up your bench, you didn't read carefully enough.
Stretching doesn't affect DOMS; hex bar deadlifts are just as good as power lifts; full ROM is better; work that neck; and more research (much of it not-yet published) from the files of Bret Contreras.
Curls with kettlebells, how to cluster-train with deadlifts, the truth behind upper and lower abs, new research on how muscle works, and much more.
Injured? Here’s what you need to know to keep training, keep your gains, and get better.
Always pull with a neutral spine. Well, maybe not always. Info here.
Six great exercises to fix the common problem of excessive anterior pelvic tilt.
Joe Weider was way ahead of science when he came out with his principles for building muscle. And now science is backing him up.
Heavy kettlebell swings could be the best damn posterior chain exercise you're not doing, possibly even better than deadlifts! Here's why.
There are things you absolutely must do to get big and strong. And then there's the stuff that didn't quite make the cut.
Here are 15 workout tips from Bret Contreras, ranging from the best way to do rows to how to get a great chest pump.
Fifteen more workout tips from Bret Contreras, including assisted one-arm push ups, the merits of heavy back extensions, the benefits of the "clam raise," and more.
The glute-ham raise sounds like a winning butt-builder. But will it even do that? Here's what the glute-ham raise is good for and what it isn't.
Three experts devise training programs for 5 different body parts. If there’s something you want to build, start with one of these plans.
Seven great reasons to go deep.
Deadlifts and rows will build an impressive back, but targeting the thoracic extensors will take your back to the next level.
Build the most muscle possible with the right stack of tension and metabolic stress. Here's how to do it.
Squat stance, knee flare, bar placement, hip and knee break, foot position. Find out what works best for you.
Targeting weak links builds strength, helps you achieve structural balance, and prolongs your lifting career. Here’s how to do it.
Find the most effective variations of the squat and the deadlift to fit your body and your goals.
How to get stronger and balance out your monotonous diet of squats and deadlifts with single-leg movements.
Can you really activate muscles with your mind? According to the author's research study, a lot more than you realize.
The hip thrust is the go-to move for building athletic speed and power, in addition to building a great butt. Here’s how to do it.
Kneeling exercises challenge the abs, power up the hams and glutes, and allow you to do overhead presses without blowing out your spine.
Get better results for every major body part and big lift with these innovative exercise hacks.
Want a bigger, better deadlift? Follow the advice of the strongest deadlifters on the planet.