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Tip: Embrace the Grind

Here's the hard truth about success in the gym, whether you want to hear it or not.

Tip: Free Weights, Machines, and Tribal Thinking

To get better, question the rules, just like great coaches do. Here's how one coach did it.

Tip: Get Just a Bit Soft

Want to build muscle? Like a lot of muscle? Get ready to lose your abs for a while. Just do it wisely. Here's how.

Tip: Have a Plan, But Embrace Imperfection

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.

Tip: How to Design Your Perfect Weekly Split

How many days per week should you train? Should you do a bro split, push-pull, or whole-body? Find out here.

Tip: Improve Your Bench Press With This Spray

Sounds crazy, but many top strength athletes are starting to do it. Check this out.

Tip: Inspiration vs. Perspiration

Which of these two phases are you in? Only one will get you the results you're wanting.

Tip: Know Your Benchmarks, Then Smash Them

Intensity, volume, density, quality. All can be used for progression, and the one you choose needs to be somewhat instinctive. Info here.

Tip: Make Progress Without Adding Weight

These alternative ways to track progress provide variety, insight, and results. Check 'em out.

Tip: Make the Trap Bar Your Secret Weapon

Six reasons the trap bar is just plain awesome. Check 'em out.

Tip: Methods vs. Mechanisms. Know the Difference

What's the best diet and training plan for YOU? Here's the smart way to find out.

Tip: Optimize Your Warm-Up

Here are 5 ways to improve your warm-up to get better results from heavy training sessions.

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: Parkinson's Law and Effective Workouts

Know this law. Get better results from your training. Check it out.

Tip: Perform Sets Like This for Long-Term Gains

Here's a better way to plan your sets and reps that prevents burnout and leads to more size and strength gains.

Tip: Pros and Cons of the Bro-Split

It's not a bad way to organize your training week, but it has its drawbacks. Check 'em out.

Tip: Set Higher Rep PRs

Hitting a new one rep max is great, but setting an 8 or 10RM will also help you reach your goals. Here's why.

Tip: The 4 Principles of Great Technique

Keep these rules in mind for every lift and you'll make more gains and keep your joints healthy.

Tip: The 4-Second Negative

Try this to improve the quality of your workout or bounce back from an injury.

Tip: The Efficient Lifter vs. The Effective Lifter

You're either one or the other. Figure out which and you'll be more likely to reach your goals.

Tip: The One-Second Bench Press Fix

Fix your shoulder pain. Improve your bench press. Just use this simple technique.

Tip: The Plank is for Newbs

This popular exercise doesn't actually do much, unless you're a rank beginner. Here's why, plus a better exercise.

Tip: The Pros and Cons of Extreme Rep Ranges

Want muscle? Use the 8-12 rep range most of the time. Here's why, and when to go extreme with low and high rep ranges.