Olympic lifting isn't meant to pack on tons of muscle. But there is a way to train the O-lifts and build muscle at the same time. Here's how.
CrossFit is no longer a game of endurance. To compete at a high level, you need all seven of these skills and athletic qualities.
You get gains by balancing training stress and recovery. Here’s how to recover faster so you can train harder.
How to turn Testosterone-sapping, muscle-burning cardio work into something that burns fat and builds muscle.
Nothing beats the basic compound movements, but sometimes you need specialize or work around a problem. These exercises will help you out.
There's a kernel of truth in every training mantra. But there's also a kernel of crap. So let's break them down and toss out the trash.
I've tried every way known to man to quickly put on a significant amount of muscle while simultaneously getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.
Most people never maximize their genetic gifts when it comes to building muscle and strength. These six methods will change that.
Never stop making gains. Never hit a plateau. Never stop getting stronger. Here's how.
6 ways to pack on muscle, from adjusting heel position to build freaky quads to slowing down rep speed for gargantuan biceps.
More exercises from Christian that you probably never tried before. Each is terrifically effective and each is guaranteed to make your fellow gym rats assume youre some sort of mad scientist slash exercise physiologist.
Shoulder pressing versus benching, avoiding injuries, the right grip to use, and why you should never miss a rep.
Thibs is on a mission. The angry Canadian wants to see the incidence of training stupidity decrease. Are you a "kitchen sink" trainer or coach? Have you misinterpreted the concept of overtraining? If so, duck!
Not genetically blessed? Here are the most proven workouts for those with lagging or non-responsive biceps.
It's time to stop screwing around in the gym and instead build some jaw-dropping strength and power. Here's how.
If you're going to try fasting, then at least avoid these all-too common mistakes.
Think you've gotta wait a few days before training some muscles again? Nope. Make gains faster. Here's what thrives with frequency.
Arnold, Dorian Yates, Lee Haney, Sergio Oliva, and Larry Scott were among the greatest bodybuilders of all time. Here's what you can learn from them.
They advocate good form and safety, but are they keeping you small and weak? Train like a fragile flower and you'll look like one too.
No fluff, no BS. Here's what really works in the gym when it comes to packing on muscle.
Everyone wants a great “after” photo, but why do so few achieve it? Probably because of one (or more) of these mistakes.
Want size? Want strength? How about both? Find the right loading scheme for your goal here.
You don't need to train every movement to build overall strength. Just work on these four things to automatically improve every big lift.
The practices some lifters still swear by are dumb and counterproductive. Got someone telling you to do these? Don't. Already doing them? Stop.
Christian tackles the myth of overtraining, why gymnasts and Olympic lifters look the way they do, and how growth occurs in spurts.