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3 Dumb Rules That Don't Apply Anymore

Why high-rep barbell work, heavy machine work, and partials all have a place in your training... that is, if you want to grow.

4 Things Bro Science Got Right

Meatheads were right about a lot of things, but they got a whole bunch of other stuff dead wrong. Let's break it down.

Bodybuilding is the King of Functional Training

Some functional training zealots love to hate on bodybuilding-style lifting. But it's the MOST functional form of resistance training. Here's why.

Get Abs Without Being Skinny and Weak

Being big is great, but being big with visible abs is a thousand times better. Here's how to get there.

The 13 Best Banded Exercises

More tension, more gains. And that's where bands come in. Slap some more muscle on your body by adding bands to the basic lifts.

The 7 People Who Never Get Results

Are you one of these types of people? Hope not. Because they never make any progress. Check out the list.

The Truth About Rest-Pause Training

If you look at the research, you'll see that rest-pause training isn't what it's cracked up to be. Here's why.

Tip: 5 Inhibit-Activate Supersets

How to grow lagging muscles and move better.

Tip: 6 Suspension Strap Moves for Serious Lifters

Think those TRX-style gadgets are just for newbies? Think again. Try these challenging exercises.

Tip: A Better Leg Extension

Build bigger quads with this quick adjustment.

Tip: Bring Back the Bulk!

Don't be afraid of bulking if your main goal is building muscle mass, but do it wisely. Here are some simple guidelines.

Tip: Do This Before Heavy Squats

Fire up your central nervous system and recruit a monster amount of muscle fibers with this movement.

Tip: Fix Your Rounded-Back Deadlift

Here's a simple trick that'll keep you from snapping your back.

Tip: Forget the Foam Roller. Do Quad Smashes

Feeling beat up after leg day? Try this to work out the tightness and free up your mobility.

Tip: How to Do a Full Overhead Press, Pain Free

Four ways to fix your mobility and push heavier weights over your head.

Tip: How to Fill In Your Biceps Gap

Even if you didn't inherit the best genetics for big arms, this superset will make a visual impact.

Tip: In Defense of Higher-Rep Compound Exercises

Some coaches say to never do high reps with compound barbell movements. They're wrong. Here's why.

Tip: Kettlebells Are Overrated

In most cases, dumbbells are just as good. Here are five examples.

Tip: Make Your Core Work More Effective

Name your favorite ab exercise performed on the floor. Got it? Now, here's a clever way to make it even better.

Tip: Master the Pendulum Pull-Up

Build your upper back with a twist on this classic bodyweight exercise.

Tip: Partial Reps for Full Muscle Growth

Not a newbie anymore? Then partial reps can be wildly effective. Here's why.

Tip: The 10-Minute Mobility Sequence for Lifters

Improve your shoulder, T-spine, hip, and ankle mobility fast with these drills.

Tip: The 15 Second Core Workout

If you can do this exercise for 15 seconds per set, you're pretty awesome. Check it out.

Tip: The Arnold Push Press

If the Arnold press and the push press had a baby, it would look like this great exercise variation. Give it a shot.

Tip: The Barbell Get-Up Challenge

If you can nail one good rep of this full-body exercise, you're pretty awesome. Here's how to do it.