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Plates Work Better Than Kettlebells

No kettlebells? No problem! Here’s how to do the best kettlebell exercises with plates. They may even work better.

Negative Powerlifts for Size & Strength

A new way to perform muscle and strength-building negatives on the squat, bench press and even the deadlift!

The Best Way to Lift Weights

“Eccentric isometrics” are probably the best way to increase strength and size. As a bonus, they'll help you to move like a tiger and feel awesome.

The Truth About Barefoot Training

The barefoot-training trend started strong, but ended with armies of people with gimpy feet. They were on the right track, though. Here's what they did wrong.

The Craziest Training Method

This method of training, called HBT, looks nuts. But it works! Even top powerlifters and NFL athletes are using it. Check it out.

12 Strength Tests You Must Master

Warning: These tests might reveal things about your strength and athleticism that you're not willing to face. How do you stack up?

A Brand New Way to Deadlift

Deadlift more. Deadlift better. Pull with the strongest, safest, and most efficient biomechanics. Here's how.

Dips: You're Doing Them Wrong

Dips build tons of muscle and strength while also being therapeutic for the shoulders. Yes, really. Here are 13 tips to help you do them right.

Tip: Test Yourself with the Renegade Row

This test will teach you a lot about your strength and athleticism. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Don't Try to Hit the Triceps With Dips

Changing your form on dips to train the triceps will wreck your joints. Here's a better method that works great.

The Real Science of Squat Depth

Some say that ass-to-grass squats are natural and ideal. Everything else is cheating. Well, they're wrong. And they're sissies. Here's why.

The Weirdest Training Method That Works

This unique and challenging training method improves strength and performance and even fixes shoulder problems. Here's how to do it.

The Best Damn Way to Squat

Forget about ass-to-grass squats and learn how to find the perfect squat depth. It's almost always parallel. Here's why.

The Cure for Weak Glutes

Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.

Tip: Do the Windmill Plank for Your Core

It's one of the best core exercises for power & strength athletes. Check it out.

Tip: Make the Pull-Through Even Better

Here are two simple ways to make this glute-builder even more effective.

Tip: Do the Plate Squat

Fix your valgus knee collapse and you'll improve glute recruitment and squat heavier. This drill will help. Check it out.

5 Form Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

Pulldowns, overhead presses, bench presses, pull-ups, rows. Your form sucks on all of them. Really. Here's where you're messing up.

Tip: Test Your Glutes

Are your butt muscles firing properly? Here are 8 quick tests. Pick a couple and find out.

Tip: Stop Rowing With Excessive ROM

Using full range of motion is good, except when it's bad and leads to injury. Here's how to fix this common form mistake.

Tip: Strengthen Your Ankles and Feet

This strange looking movement will really help prevent injuries. Check it out.

Tip: Avoid This Pulldown & Pull-Up Mistake

Some people actually think this technique blunder is the correct form. They're wrong. Check it out.

How Sex Really Affects Training & Competition

Old-school coaches made their athletes swear off sex before competition to improve performance. Does that work? Does it apply to workouts? Here's the science.

Tip: Assess Your Bench Press Technique

Your bench press form might be setting you up for injury. It's time to re-assess your technique. Try this test.

Tip: Do the Squat-Stance Deadlift

Is the conventional deadlift or the sumo deadlift better? For many of us, a combination of the two is best. Here's how to do it.