Hitting a new one rep max is great, but setting an 8 or 10RM will also help you reach your goals. Here's why.
Contrast promotes recovery. Here's how to arrange your workouts to take advantage of it for size and strength.
Six reasons the trap bar is just plain awesome. Check 'em out.
Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.
If you're not recording your workouts, you're wasting your time. Here are the essentials your training journal needs to contain.
Do you own the deadlift or does it own you? Here are the tactics you gotta use to kill your next PR.
Stop standing in your own way. These psychological tricks will help you reach your performance and physique goals.
All a newbie has to do is keep adding weight to the bar... at first. But if he wants to graduate to badass, he'll need these five tools.
Forget taking a deload week. You can rest when you're dead. Scheduled contrast weeks are far superior.
Bodybuilders are all show and no go. Powerlifters are fat. Rather than stereotype, a good lifter needs to be both a bodybuilder and a powerlifter.
Warm-ups, mobility work, stretching, foam rolling, conditioning... do you even lift, bro? And do you really need all that stuff?
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.
The best training programs have ten principles in common. Is your lifting plan up to snuff?
Once your physical skills are well-developed, psychology may be the greatest weapon in your arsenal. Check out these tips.
The sport of powerlifting is awesome, except for all the not-so-awesome parts. Here are the pros and cons you need to know.
You may not be doing P90X, but plenty of your schmuck friends are. Let them read this and save them from mediocrity.
Long distance running beats sitting on your butt, but it's absolutely inferior to weight training and HIIT on every front.
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.
When you've got the right goals in your training (and life), all the little things take care of themselves.
To reach your training goals, you first have to identify the "kingpins" that are holding you back, then remove them.
Fourteen training, programming, and diet tips to make this your best year yet.
Building a better body requires commitment and consistency. Here's how to never miss a workout.
To achieve a goal, you must train specifically for the task. But without variation you'll fizzle. Here's how to fix that problem.
An amateur has amateur habits, while a professional has professional habits. Which category describes you?
Slow-tempo sets extend the duration of a set and hurt like hell the next day, but they ignore important growth triggers.