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Tip: Do Inclines With a Thumbless Grip

Shoulder pain when bench pressing? Don't stop benching, just try this variation.

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

To build strength and muscle, as well as avoid injuries, you must train all six patterns. Does your program include them all?

Tip: The Right Way to Use a Chest Machine

Chest press machines work, but they can also wreck your joints. Here's how to get around that.

3 Popular Stretches That Suck

These stretches are common, but they often lead to even more painful problems. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Stop Stretching Your Lower Back

Stretches for the low back can backfire, leading to more tightness and pain. Do this instead.

Tip: A Better Way to Stretch Your Chest

How to stretch your pecs without wrecking your shoulders.

What You Can Learn From Instagram Booty Chicks

Glutes are all the rage on social media. But do the exercises we see actually work, or are they just part of the spectacle? Here's a breakdown.

The Truth About Belts, Lifting Shoes, and Straps

Do you use straps, Olympic lifting shoes, or a belt? Should you be using them? Here's how to know.

Tip: Train Your Deep Glutes

The maximus gets all the attention, but don't forget the gluteus minimus and medius. Here's what to do.

These 3 Exercises Are a Waste of Time

These exercises really don't work, and some even lead to injury. Here's why, plus some more effective alternatives.

Tip: The Heavy Goblet Squat

Use this special setup and make this so-called fluffy exercise into a real strength builder. Here's how.

Tip: The Cure for Functional Weak Links

Every lifter needs more rotational work in his programming. Try this exercise.

Tip: Hammer Your Hamstrings With Landmine RDLs

Build and strengthen your posterior chain AND save your back with this exercise.