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.
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.
Are you doing Olympic lifts to get bigger, stronger, and more explosive? You're probably wasting your time. Here's why.
Five reasons why this type of squat beats the standard version for most people.
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.
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.
Train each of four primary lifting patterns every workout, then choose two optional exercises. Simple and effective. Here's how to set it up.
When it comes to training or diet, consistency is key. Here's why and what to do if you have to miss a workout.
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.
Newbies and lifters who can't make gains anymore have something in common. Take a look.
Sometimes success involves studying the habits of unsuccessful people and then doing the opposite. Here are five of their bad training habits.
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.
If a trainer says to always rest 3 minutes between sets, he's an idiot. Here are the 9 things you need to consider to get the best results.
Drop the weenie weights, load this exercise heavy, and watch your deadlift PR skyrocket. Oh, and you'll build great glutes and hamstrings.
To stay motivated in the gym, you need to know the truth about training and making progress. In fact, you need to know two truths.
This is either going to make you feel better or feel worse about your training progress. Either way, you'll learn something valuable.
Here's a lesson we can learn from CrossFit, with caution.
In training and in life, the majority seldom gets it right. Maybe it's time to do things differently.
Keep these rules in mind for every lift and you'll make more gains and keep your joints healthy.
Many CrossFit women can do 200-pound clean & jerks and they have six-packs without dieting. Sound like you? Probably not. Here's why.
Immediately accelerate your training results by using these practical but under-appreciated strategies.
The modern lifter is being a pantywaist... and he doesn't even realize it. He needs a kick in the butt. Here it is.
Injured or rehabbing? You can still make gains using these lifting strategies.
Injured and worried about getting small and weak? Don't sweat it. Here's a plan that will allow you to keep making progress.
Here's the hard truth about success in the gym, whether you want to hear it or not.