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Tip: Can You Make Gains Without Squats?

It depends. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Carb Intake for Natural Lifters

Very low-carb diets reduce muscle gains in natural lifters. Here's why, plus a better plan.

Tip: Carbs Aren't Essential But You Need Them

Here are the three things you need to know to get your carb intake just right.

Tip: Change Your Rep Ranges for Size & Strength

There are better set/rep schemes out there than 3x10, especially if gains have stalled. Check these out.

Tip: Choose The Right Weight

Most lifters trying to build muscle are either going too light or too heavy. Here's how to find your sweet spot for hypertrophy.

Tip: CNS Stress and Deadlifting

Here's how different deadlifting styles affect your central nervous system and recovery.

Tip: Cortisol Control for the Natural Bodybuilder

Out of control cortisol can make building muscle harder and lead to muscle atrophy when dieting. Here's how to keep it in check.

Tip: Deadlift – Trunk Flexion vs. Hip Flexion

Hip flexion good. Trunk flexion bad. Here's why and what each looks like so you can make sure your form is correct.

Tip: Diet Is Not More Important Than Training

Stop repeating the idea that diet is 70% of your results. That saying makes a good point, but it's not really accurate. Here's why.

Tip: Dips for Chest vs. Dips for Triceps

There is a difference. And both variations are safe if you do them right. Here's how.

Tip: Do a Volume Deload for Strength Gains

To stay strong, you need to keep in touch with the heavy weights, even during a deload. Here's how to do it right.

Tip: Do Band Pull-Aparts

Here are three ways to do this exercise that'll build your back, make your shoulders feel good, and even boost your bench press.

Tip: Do Blitz Cycles for Abs

Here's how to program your ab workouts for better results.

Tip: Do Cardio Separate From Lifting

You'll build more muscle. Here are a few ways to do it, and some ideas to try if that's just not possible for you.

Tip: Do Chest-Supported Rows

It's impossible to cheat on this back exercise, and it builds muscle like crazy. Check it out.

Tip: Do Farmer's Walks Like This to Get Ripped

This loaded carry beats everything when it comes to metabolic conditioning and fat loss. Here's why, plus two ways to do it.

Tip: Do Harder, Fewer Reps for Great Abs

Recruit more muscle by tensing hard before every rep of an ab exercise.

Tip: Do Just 4 Intense Workouts Per Week

Sure, you can train more often than that, but here's why you'll make better progress limiting the tough workouts to four a week.

Tip: Do Lean-Away Lateral Raises

Increase the range of motion and get better results. Check out the video instruction here.

Tip: Do Load-Contrast Training for Growth

Here's a new way to trigger hypertrophy that you've probably never tried before.

Tip: Do One Set for Arm Growth

Yes, just one set. One excruciating set that'll make your eyeballs pop out. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Do Stage Reps to Improve Your Pull-Ups

Suck at pull-ups? Avoid machines and use this training technique instead. Check it out.

Tip: Do Straight-Arm Pulldowns For Lats

Nail the lats and enhance your V-taper with this exercise. Check it out.

Tip: Do Sweeping Deadlifts for Overall Strength

This tough deadlift variation will make you better at pull-ups, Olympic lifts and more. Check it out.

Tip: Do the 4 Best Biceps Exercises

For direct biceps training, you can't beat these variations. Funny thing is, most people have never even tried them.