It's a simple training strategy, but oh-so effective. Charles has just one question: Why aren't you using it!?!
How many reps can you do for two alternating exercises in 15 minutes? This is just a taste of how escalating density training works. It’s a brutal, but fun way to build muscle and improve conditioning.
Unfortunately, your old "what do ya wanna work today?" spur of the moment type training works a whole lot better than anything the Soviet Ministry Of Sport managed to cook up behind the Iron Curtain back in the 50's and 60's. Charles Staley explains why.
A long-time strength coach finally enters a powerlifting meet. Here's what you can learn from his experiments.
Some people make really dumb decisions about fitness. Do you? See the list.
To get bigger and stronger, you need to manage your body like you'd manage a business. Here are 7 ways you can make your workouts much, much, better.
Five methods to satisfy your need for training variety, including "going nuts on the last set," "reward sets," and "rolling the dice."
Why do we hit the weights day after day to get stronger or build more muscle? Here are three reasons you can probably relate to.
A beautiful, logical, and simple step-by-step guide to doing power cleans.
Try any one of these powerful training epiphanies. It may be what markedly improves your performance and physique.
Don't let age limit your training. Here's how to gain strength and get your head right.
Building strength and size at the same time isn't crazy; in fact, it's smart. Here's a smart, easy-to-follow workout that will make it happen.
Ask yourself these three important questions and you’ll be able to choose better workouts for your goals.
While variety is good – even necessary – too much of it derails your progress. Here’s what you need to know.
Train only two times per week and make progress. Not possible? If your training methodologies are solid, it can be done. Here’s how.
A new way to organize your workouts to quickly boost a lagging lift or stubborn muscle group.
Here are seven training tenets that have worked for over 30 years. Have you adopted them all?
The best exercise isn't the one that hurts the most, but the one that has the greatest benefit compared to its costs.
Supercharge your workouts and your results by employing one of these ball-busting program upgrades.
Choose a big lift that needs work. Apply the Stack-10 plan. Smash plateaus and pack on new muscle in 6 workouts. Here's how.
Here's how to combine two or more similar exercises in sequence to save time and maximize strength and hypertrophy.
With EDT, sets and reps don't matter. Just pick two exercises, set your stopwatch, and get to work. Check it out.
Start bending bars and setting personal records just by opening up your mind to a few new ideas.
Slow-tempo sets extend the duration of a set and hurt like hell the next day, but they ignore important growth triggers.
An amateur has amateur habits, while a professional has professional habits. Which category describes you?