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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 Goblet Squat Test

If you can pass this test, move to heavy barbell squats. If not, you have some work to do first.

Tip: The Farmer's Carry Is Essential

The ability to do heavy carries says a lot about your strength and health. Check this out.

Tip: The False-Grip Overhead Press

A thumbless grip can help you prevent or work around shoulder issues. Here's how to do it safely and effectively.

Tip: The Deadlift That Builds More Muscle

The standard deadlift is great for strength, but it's missing something when it comes to hypertrophy. Try this variation instead.

Tip: The Cure for Hip Tightness & Immobility

Back pain? Hip mobility issues? This quick fix is for you.

Tip: The Cure for Functional Weak Links

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

Tip: The Best Lunge for Hard Glutes and Pain-Free Knees

Not only will this lunge variation work better on your saggy ass, it's also safer on the knees. Here's exactly how to do it.

Tip: The Best Grip For Pain-Free Pressing

Here's how to find your best grip on dumbbell bench presses, a grip that'll allow you to press without pain AND build muscle.

Tip: The 4 Squat Progressions

Should you start your squatting career with a bar on your back? Probably not. Instead, follow this progression.

Tip: Test Your Grip Strength!

If you can't pass this test, then your grip is not only weak sauce, your elbows will start to give you problems too.

Tip: Strong Traps, Iron Grip

Get them both by tweaking this big-three movement. Here's how.

Tip: Strong Legs, Happy Knees

Here's how to build your quads without overstressing your knees.

Tip: Stop Stretching Your Lower Back

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

Tip: Stop Sitting on a Ball

This popular form of self-therapy isn't a good fix, and it can make things worse. Here's why, plus a better way to soothe your butt-hurt.

Tip: Stop Shoulder Injuries with Spiral Loading

Here's how to prevent wrecked shoulders by getting your setup right.

Tip: Stop Overusing Belts and Wraps

Sometimes they're needed, and sometimes you're just setting yourself up for future injury. Here's why.

Tip: Stop Icing Your Injuries

Turns out, icing your injuries doesn't help and may even hinder the healing process. Luckily, there are better methods. Read this.

Tip: Stop Doing the Standing Hamstring Stretch

This popular stretch can do more harm than good. Here's why, plus a much better alternative.

Tip: Stimulate New Triceps Growth

This superset is great for both bodybuilders and pure strength athletes. Check it out.

Tip: Sport Specific Skill vs. Functional Exercise

Here's why reenacting sports movements in the gym doesn't transfer to athletic performance.

Tip: Split Squat Right for Your Body Type

Use this simple trick to get better results from this leg and glute exercise.

Tip: Skip The Cupping

Don't fall for this overrated therapy. Here's why.

Tip: Should I Use Lifting Straps?

Some say straps lead to a weak grip so they never use them. Others use them for damn near everything. Here's the smart lifter's approach.

Tip: Reverse Your Romanian Deadlift

Use this exercise to ingrain a good hip hinge, make your lower back feel better, and build a bigger deadlift.