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.
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.
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.
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.
Many CrossFit women can do 200-pound clean & jerks and they have six-packs without dieting. Sound like you? Probably not. Here's why.
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.
Train only two times per week and make progress. Not possible? If your training methodologies are solid, it can be done. Here’s how.
An amateur has amateur habits, while a professional has professional habits. Which category describes you?
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.
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.
Injured and worried about getting small and weak? Don't sweat it. Here's a plan that will allow you to keep making progress.
The modern lifter is being a pantywaist... and he doesn't even realize it. He needs a kick in the butt. Here it is.
This quick guide will set you up for long-term success. Check it out.
Contrast promotes recovery. Here's how to arrange your workouts to take advantage of it for size and strength.
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.
Here's a lesson we can learn from CrossFit, with caution.
Newbies and lifters who can't make gains anymore have something in common. Take a look.
This popular exercise doesn't actually do much, unless you're a rank beginner. Here's why, plus a better exercise.
Keep these rules in mind for every lift and you'll make more gains and keep your joints healthy.
Hitting a new one rep max is great, but setting an 8 or 10RM will also help you reach your goals. Here's why.
Here's a better way to plan your sets and reps that prevents burnout and leads to more size and strength gains.
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.
Here are 5 ways to improve your warm-up to get better results from heavy training sessions.
What's the best diet and training plan for YOU? Here's the smart way to find out.
Six reasons the trap bar is just plain awesome. Check 'em out.