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6 Signs You Need to Change Exercises

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.

The 5 Bad Habits of Weak Lifters

Sometimes success involves studying the habits of unsuccessful people and then doing the opposite. Here are five of their bad training habits.

Tip: Track Your Results or You Won't Get Results

Newbies and lifters who can't make gains anymore have something in common. Take a look.

Tip: Pain vs. Discomfort vs. Progress

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.

Tip: Consistency Beats Intensity

When it comes to training or diet, consistency is key. Here's why and what to do if you have to miss a workout.

The Primary Pattern Workout Plan

Train each of four primary lifting patterns every workout, then choose two optional exercises. Simple and effective. Here's how to set it up.

Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

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.

Why Women Should Train Harder Than Men

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.

Better Than Regular Squats

Five reasons why this type of squat beats the standard version for most people.

The Olympic Lifts Are Overrated

Are you doing Olympic lifts to get bigger, stronger, and more explosive? You're probably wasting your time. Here's why.

6 Mistakes Women Are Still Making in the Gym

Women today are kicking butt in the gym... for the most part. But some are still making the same old mistakes, and a few new ones. Here they are.

Train Size, Then Strength: A 10-Week Program

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.