Forget taking a deload week. You can rest when you're dead. Scheduled contrast weeks are far superior.
One Inch in One Month (Oh, and Yes, It WILL Hurt!)
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.
A new way to organize your workouts to quickly boost a lagging lift or stubborn muscle group.
No workout program or weekly split is perfect for everybody of course, but this one comes pretty damn close. Take a look.
Long distance running beats sitting on your butt, but it's absolutely inferior to weight training and HIIT on every front.
When you've got the right goals in your training (and life), all the little things take care of themselves.
While variety is good – even necessary – too much of it derails your progress. Here’s what you need to know.
Are you doing Olympic lifts to get bigger, stronger, and more explosive? You're probably wasting your time. Here's why.
Train each of four primary lifting patterns every workout, then choose two optional exercises. Simple and effective. Here's how to set it up.
This is either going to make you feel better or feel worse about your training progress. Either way, you'll learn something valuable.
It's a simple training strategy, but oh-so effective. Charles has just one question: Why aren't you using it!?!
There are several ways to organize your training week, but one split is superior for the vast majority of lifters. Here it is.
To achieve a goal, you must train specifically for the task. But without variation you'll fizzle. Here's how to fix that problem.
Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.
Injured or rehabbing? You can still make gains using these lifting strategies.
Is it time for you to dump a favorite exercise and switch it for something new? Answer these three questions and you'll know.
Here's a simple way to remember to add some variety to your training.
It's a delicate balance. Here's what you need to know about HIIT, LISS, and MISS.
When it comes to training or diet, consistency is key. Here's why and what to do if you have to miss a workout.
Use this smart weekly progression method and keep the gains rolling.
Many top strength athletes do this. Here's why you should do it too.
In training and in life, the majority seldom gets it right. Maybe it's time to do things differently.
This is so obvious, so essential, that many lifters tend to overlook it.
This old school strategy has several benefits for today's lifters. Check 'em out.