These training and diet strategies will serve as a personal reboot and have you in a whole different place, physique-wise, one year from now.
Training to failure... is it really necessary?
Ever notice how two supposedly inviolate principles of resistance training are basically contradictory?
The sport of powerlifting is awesome, except for all the not-so-awesome parts. Here are the pros and cons you need to know.
If you're a true musclehead like I am, you've probably read (or heard) a lot about periodization, either from classic textbooks by East-European sports training and weightlifting authorities (including the classic texts by Tudor Bompa), or by researching the subject online.
You may not be doing P90X, but plenty of your schmuck friends are. Let them read this and save them from mediocrity.
In this final installment, I'll cover some of the variations in more detail and I'll also be providing a training cycle that features the snatch as an "anchor" movement.
In the first installment of this article, I discussed the various benefits of the snatch and I also hinted at the large number of possible snatch variations.
Try any one of these powerful training epiphanies. It may be what markedly improves your performance and physique.
These strategies will allow you to make greater gains by doing more work in the gym in a given amount of time.
Stop standing in your own way. These psychological tricks will help you reach your performance and physique goals.
Warm-ups, mobility work, stretching, foam rolling, conditioning... do you even lift, bro? And do you really need all that stuff?
Here are six adjustments you can make to any workout program to make it more successful.
It's possible to maintain and even build strength while stripping off body fat. Don't think so? Then try this when you're ready to lean down.
If you're not recording your workouts, you're wasting your time. Here are the essentials your training journal needs to contain.
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.
Slow-tempo sets extend the duration of a set and hurt like hell the next day, but they ignore important growth triggers.
Everything you need to know about the benefits and the risks of overhead lifts.
To reach your training goals, you first have to identify the "kingpins" that are holding you back, then remove them.
The other day while standing in the checkout line at the local supermarket, I noticed a woman feverishly scratching one of those scratch-off lottery ticket thingies. I don't know what they're actually called, but I'm sure you've seen them.
Do you own the deadlift or does it own you? Here are the tactics you gotta use to kill your next PR.
Building strength and size at the same time isn't crazy; in fact, it's smart. Here's a smart, easy-to-follow workout that will make it happen.
Here's how to give advice on the internet, find your tribe, thwart trolls, and keep your soul intact.
When getting set to do an exercise, there are only two real decisions you need to make, “How Many Reps Should I Do?” and “How Close to Failure Should I Go?” Here’s your guide.
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.