It looks crazy, but this workout gadget, which you can make yourself, will kick your butt. Here’s how.
Add this to your workouts and you'll be bigger, leaner, and stronger. No BS, just results. Here are several ways to do it.
I remember lying on the incline bench. It was an "old school" incline bench: long, straight, and red, with footpads at the bottom so you're literally locked in from heel to shoulder for every rep.
The venerable one dishes out an intriguing prescription for adding intensity to standard hypertrophy programs.
Why do so many lifters follow programs that fail to fit any of their equipment needs, exercise issues, volume or intensity issues, or personality? Dan John calls it the "Cinderella's Stepsister Syndrome." In other words, the shoe don't fit! Here's how to find the right shoe for you. Hopefully, it doesn't have a 6-inch clear plastic heel, you tramp, you.
What if you only had one dumbbell to train with? Actually, you’d get a great workout if you followed this plan. Check it out.
One of the ironies of bodybuilding is that the more some people work out, the worse they look. Whatever happened to grace, elegance, esthetics, and functionality?
One simple exercise can help you build more power and athleticism than any other. Oh, and it'll get you ripped too. Here’s how to do it.
If you're interested in becoming leaner, faster, and more muscular, keep reading.
This week, one of the great mentors in my life died. He was Coach Ralph Maughan of Utah State, and he taught me one great lesson.
Moderation and Glazed Doughnuts
Sometimes I think that I've been coaching and training so long that I just take for granted this thing called "experience". As an athlete, I always felt that w? wasted up to an hour of practice doing this thing called a "warm-up".
Sensei Dan John wallops you on the side of the head with 5 good doses of common sense to get you growing.
This training method adds volume and builds strength, size, and endurance while getting you ripped. It's also fun. Here's how to do it.
It happens every time I write an article or give a workshop. Someone asks me, "So, uh, Dan, do you think I should do it five times a week or should I do it twice a day?" It doesn't matter what "it" is – one arm lifts, Tabata front squats, Olympic lifts–I always get the same perplexing response.
Goal setting requires an ongoing assessment. Here's what lifters should know about making it from point A to point B.
Let's improve the fields of fitness and strength training. How? By calling out these five types of jackwagons.
A simple workout program that will help you break multiple personal records in just 8 weeks. Guaranteed.
Most of you are too weak to put on muscle. Here's a simple 40-day program that will make you strong and buff.
Weight training wisdom from Dan John, blended with cool techniques and routines that will make you want to rush off to the gym.
The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!
These straight-talking, common sense “commandments” ought to be emblazoned on the walls of every lifting facility in the world.
I'll have to admit that my mind was elsewhere. We were all sitting in the lounge at the Los Angeles Strength Seminar and everyone was drinking wonderful things like beer and bourbon, often together. One lovely young woman was drinking a wine spritzer. I can allow that, if you're a lovely young woman.
Shake up your workout and take one of these three tough challenges. Ask a friend to join you… or an enemy.
Dan John's been dragging his calloused butt across Terra Firma for a relatively long time, but he only recently realized he'd been wasting a lot of time on assistance exercises and aerobics.