Here's how to combine two or more similar exercises in sequence to save time and maximize strength and hypertrophy.
Choose a big lift that needs work. Apply the Stack-10 plan. Smash plateaus and pack on new muscle in 6 workouts. Here's how.
Supercharge your workouts and your results by employing one of these ball-busting program upgrades.
The best exercise isn't the one that hurts the most, but the one that has the greatest benefit compared to its costs.
Here are seven training tenets that have worked for over 30 years. Have you adopted them all?
A new way to organize your workouts to quickly boost a lagging lift or stubborn muscle group.
Train only two times per week and make progress. Not possible? If your training methodologies are solid, it can be done. Here’s how.
While variety is good – even necessary – too much of it derails your progress. Here’s what you need to know.
Ask yourself these three important questions and you’ll be able to choose better workouts for your goals.
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.
Don't let age limit your training. Here's how to gain strength and get your head right.
Try any one of these powerful training epiphanies. It may be what markedly improves your performance and physique.
A beautiful, logical, and simple step-by-step guide to doing power cleans.
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.
Five methods to satisfy your need for training variety, including "going nuts on the last set," "reward sets," and "rolling the dice."
To get bigger and stronger, you need to manage your body like you'd manage a business. Here are 7 ways you can make your workouts much, much, better.
Some people make really dumb decisions about fitness. Do you? See the list.
A long-time strength coach finally enters a powerlifting meet. Here's what you can learn from his experiments.
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.
How many reps can you do for two alternating exercises in 15 minutes? This is just a taste of how escalating density training works. It’s a brutal, but fun way to build muscle and improve conditioning.
It's a simple training strategy, but oh-so effective. Charles has just one question: Why aren't you using it!?!
Whenever you can make a workout more time-efficient, you're stacking the odds heavily in your favor. Not only do you complete your training in less time, but you've also got more time to recover before the next onslaught!
When I look at all the questions that people send me, one of the more common themes I notice is confusion around the topic of putting together your weekly training cycle. So for my first edition of <i>The Staley Strategies</i>, I thought I'd elaborate on one of my all-time favorite strategies (this one being a tactic, technically speaking): the A-B split.
Imagine if there were no barriers to strength attainment: we'd all be power cleaning 500, squatting 1000, and benching 600 in no time.
Everything you need to know about the benefits and the risks of overhead lifts.