Unless you're a competitor, you're better off using other measurements of progress. Check 'em out here.
Think the barbell bench press is a must-do lift? Really, it's not. Here's why.
A simple, stress-reducing way to burn more calories when you walk.
Your posterior chain contains a ton of musculature and you're probably not training all of it. Here are two lifts you should be doing.
Stop training one body part a day. Hit every muscle more frequently and build them with this training split.
Nail your biceps with a mechanical drop set, then hit triceps the same way, then do forearms for a complete arm-building session.
All you need is a bench, a power rack, and a mop to clean up the puddle of sweat when you're done.
Activate your puny scapular stabilizers and you'll keep your shoulders healthy for pain-free pressing. Here's how.
Think you're ready to sprint? Don't be so sure. Toughen up your hamstrings first. Here's how.
Do you have gluteal amnesia? Here's how to wake up your butt for better workouts.
Train heavy. Train light. Train somewhere in between. It works for strength and size. Here's why.
Add this mechanical drop set to your next chest workout. Yes, it's going to hurt.
Increase time under tension to increase the gains. Try this mechanical drop set on for size.
The so-called fat burning zone is a myth. To dump the chub, go hard and fast or low and slow. Here's why and how to do it.
If your heels come up during squats or you have low back pain during deadlifts, this clever trick will fix you right up.
How to adjust your training week to allow for more protein synthesis and trigger more muscle growth.
Here's a new way to program push-pull training for even better results.
If your elbows are cranky, it may be a sign of weakness. Use these two exercises to get stronger, build your arms, and squash pain.
Heels rise up when squatting? Back hurt when deadlifting? You may be dealing with immobile ankles. Test them, then fix them. Here's how.
Six quick mobility drills and stretches to cap off your lifting session.
Tomorrow, do your workout as planned but reverse the order of the exercises. Here's why.
Strengthen your scapular stabilizers and you'll prevent shoulder injuries and get stronger. Here's how to do it.
Get your heart rate up for 10 to 20 minutes using EMOM. Here's how it works and why your body will love-hate it.
Want bigger quads? Do this quick front-squat ramp before you do anything else on leg day.
Pull yourself up and build a huge back. Master your own bodyweight with this mechanical drop set.