Don't let yourself become immune to training. Here's how to tell when you need to change things up, plus some smart ways to do it.
Sometimes success involves studying the habits of unsuccessful people and then doing the opposite. Here are five of their bad training habits.
Newbies and lifters who can't make gains anymore have something in common. Take a look.
A smart lifter knows he has to get out of his comfort zone, but the wise lifter also knows to avoid pain. Here's the difference.
When it comes to training or diet, consistency is key. Here's why and what to do if you have to miss a workout.
Train each of four primary lifting patterns every workout, then choose two optional exercises. Simple and effective. Here's how to set it up.
Training three days a week allows for greater frequency, better recovery, and better compliance. Here's why it works and how to build a program.
Women not only need to train harder than men, their physiology makes it so they can. Here's what every female lifter needs to know.
Five reasons why this type of squat beats the standard version for most people.
Are you doing Olympic lifts to get bigger, stronger, and more explosive? You're probably wasting your time. Here's why.
Train for size for a few weeks and then strength. It works better for both goals. Here's why, along with a sample 10-week plan.
You can't just keep slapping on more weight forever. Sooner or later, you have to use other methods to keep muscle growing. Here are the 7 best ways to do it.
Here's a simple progression method that works every time, yet most people have never tried it.
Here are six adjustments you can make to any workout program to make it more successful.
Yes, your workout needs structure. But it also needs to be flexible, which often leads to more gains. Here's why and how to do it.
Know this law. Get better results from your training. Check it out.
This is so obvious, so essential, that many lifters tend to overlook it.
Intensity, volume, density, quality. All can be used for progression, and the one you choose needs to be somewhat instinctive. Info here.
Try this to improve the quality of your workout or bounce back from an injury.
This old school strategy has several benefits for today's lifters. Check 'em out.
To get better, question the rules, just like great coaches do. Here's how one coach did it.
Still doing three sets of ten on everything? There are better ways. Here's how to use varied sets for fast size gains or massive strength gains.
Change up your workouts or you'll stop making progress. But change them too often and you'll never get good. Here's how to find the balance.
Fix your shoulder pain. Improve your bench press. Just use this simple technique.
Is it time for you to dump a favorite exercise and switch it for something new? Answer these three questions and you'll know.