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4 Ways to Build Your Scrawny Back

Want a bigger, stronger back? Then stop doing the same workout that hasn't gotten you one. Here are four methods to help you grow.

Tip: Ditch the Decline Sit-Up

The injury potential outweighs the benefits, plus there's a much better exercise for abs. Check it out.

Tip: Do This 3-Minute Shoulder Warm-Up

All you need is a band and a few minutes to improve posture and lifting performance. Here's how to do it.

The 4 Best Ways to Lunge

The regular ol' forward lunge is actually the least effective. Check out these superior variations for leg strength.

Tip: Do More Direct Glute Training

Many people need more than squats and deads to fully train their glutes. Here's why you may need more butt stuff.

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: Replace the Leg Extension

There's a better exercise to target your quads. Check it out.

5 Signs You're About to Get Hurt

Are you on your way to becoming a broken down lifter? Here are the signs to watch out for and how to intervene.

3 Exercises That Kill Your Knees

These three exercises can wreck your knees. Don't worry, you can modify the movements or just replace them with something better. Here's how.

5 Ways to Press Through the Pain

Don't let injuries keep you from making gains. Here's how to wisely work around shoulder problems and keep getting stronger.

Tip: Use Intra-Set Stretching to Trigger Muscle Growth

Warning: This hurts. But stretching a pumped muscle under load also builds muscle, fast. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Make the Face Pull a Staple Exercise

Got bad posture or a permanent slouch? Do the face pull. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: Do the Pallof Press for a Strong Core

For great abs and obliques, skip the machines and do this safe, effective, and very tough exercise.

The 4 Riskiest Types of Exercise

These training styles are all good, if you know what in the heck you're doing. Most people don't. That includes you. Check out the list.

Tip: Stop Shoulder Injuries with Spiral Loading

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

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.

The 4 Best Recovery Methods You're Not Using

No recovery, no progress. Here are four recovery methods every serious lifter or athlete should be using.

The 5 Most Painful Ways to Build Muscle

Enjoy pain? Increasing metabolic stress is the single most overlooked aspect of training for size. Try these torturous techniques.

Stretching is Dead: A Better Method

Regular stretching and mobility drills have nothing on this. Stretch with weights and you'll not only increase mobility, you'll get stronger. Here's how.

The Cure for Fat Guts & Flat Butts

It's not just about looking sexy. Bellies that stick out and glutes that don't are signs of other problems. Here's how to fix them.

4 Minutes to Core Strength

All you need to build strong, powerful abs is "The Pillar Killer" – a mechanical drop set built around a series of core-specific movements. Check it out.

The Posture Cure

What's the point of training if you're always hunched over and hiding your gains? Straighten up to look as strong as you actually are. Here's how.

The 4 Most Abused Words in Fitness

You hear these words all the time, but do you even know what they really mean? It's time to stop it with the nerdy buzzwords and go back to basics. Start here.

The 4 Most Common Injuries for Lifters

Nothing kills your gains like a lifting injury. Here are the four injuries you're most likely to get and how to prevent them.

Kelly Starrett, Mobility, and CrossFit

Kelly Starrett is a physical therapist and expert on movement and injury prevention. Here's his take on the current state and future of CrossFit.