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.
Contrast promotes recovery. Here's how to arrange your workouts to take advantage of it for size and strength.
Here's a simple progression method that works every time, yet most people have never tried it.
Maximal Recoverable Volume. Not familiar with it? Here's why it's important and how it can help you plan your next month of training.
This quick guide will set you up for long-term success. Check it out.
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 and worried about getting small and weak? Don't sweat it. Here's a plan that will allow you to keep making progress.
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.
Are you a geek or a meathead? There's a sweet spot to be found between training hard and training smart. In that sweet spot lies success.
An amateur has amateur habits, while a professional has professional habits. Which category describes you?
Train only two times per week and make progress. Not possible? If your training methodologies are solid, it can be done. Here’s how.
A perfect warm-up virtually ensures a perfect workout, but a poor one will almost certainly ruin what COULD have been a great training experience. Ever wake up dreading the idea of going to the gym, but after getting there, you end up having a great workout? You can thank your warm-up for that.
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.
Many CrossFit women can do 200-pound clean & jerks and they have six-packs without dieting. Sound like you? Probably not. Here's why.
Why do we hit the weights day after day to get stronger or build more muscle? Here are three reasons you can probably relate to.
Unfortunately, your old "what do ya wanna work today?" spur of the moment type training works a whole lot better than anything the Soviet Ministry Of Sport managed to cook up behind the Iron Curtain back in the 50's and 60's. Charles Staley explains why.
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.
Stop feeling all superior because you avoid machines. A combo of free weights and machines is best. Here's why.
What are you planning to do for the next four weeks in the gym? Follow these 7 steps and you'll have your most successful month ever.