The strongest lifters use straps, but not all the time. Here's a guide to help you decide when, and when not, to use them.
We all fall into one of these two categories. Knowing your type will help keep you motivated. Check it out.
Yes, it hurts, but it'll also strengthen your entire body, from quads to upper back. Here's how to do it.
If you don't feel the muscle, you're wasting your time. Here's how to develop that skill for size or strength gains.
Here's what to do when you feel like quitting.
Get your stopwatch ready. This strategy will help you to eat only when hungry AND avoid overeating at mealtime.
Turns out, fasted cardio leads to less fat loss, not more, and it puts you at risk of muscle loss. Here's why.
This form of metabolic conditioning is one of the best choices for bodybuilders and lifters. Check it out.
I used to be a diehard low-carb guy. Not anymore. Here's why.
Peri-workout nutrition is important... and it should contain carbs. So what do you do if you're on a low-carb diet? Answers here.
When you do triceps extensions, use a decline bench instead of a flat bench.
Everything you need to know about dips, plus some quick videos to make sure you're doing them right.
There are several ways to lunge, and one big way to screw it up. Here's what you need to know.
If you're only judging the effectiveness of your workouts by how sore you get, you're a newbie. Here's how to gauge actual progress.
How important is putting your mind in your muscle for hypertrophy and strength work? Let's break it down.
The burn is intense, but it sure does work for triggering new muscle growth. Take a look.
Choosing good exercises but still not seeing gains? You may need a challenging new way of doing your sets and reps. Try this.
Want more muscle? Trigger protein synthesis often. Here's how.
Sure, those enhanced bodybuilders can get bigger with high-rep sets. Here's why that's not optimal for you.
Here's why natural lifters actually need more frequent workouts for optimal gains.
If your goal is to get shredded, should you have carbs on off days? Here's what a lot of bodybuilders do.
Are you leaking strength because of a lagging muscle, or a muscle group that can't stay tight? Probably. Here's how to plug the leak.
Does it really take a lot of pain to get a lot of gain? Here's the truth.
Here are a couple of cool tricks that'll take your power clean from puny to perfect.
A quick guide to peaking for a photo shoot... or any time you want look better with your clothes off.