A - Z NEWEST
1 - 25 of 141 articles

Tip: A New Variation on Seated Rows

Make this simple adjustment to really target the lats instead of the upper back. You'll get an unearthly pump!

Stop Squatting and Deadlifting So Damn Much

Sure, the big 3 lifts are great, but experienced lifters need to stop chasing numbers for a while and fix their weak links. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: 3 Reasons Trap Bar Deadlifts Are King

For non-powerlifters, trap bar deads beat the pants off the barbell variation. Here's why.

The New Big 3 for Non-Powerlifters

Unless you're a powerlifter, stop with the emphasis on bench, squats, and barbell deadlifts. There are better masters to serve. Here they are.

Bench Press Right for Your Body Type

The bench press isn't a one-size-fits-all lift. You need to tailor it to your skeleton. Here are five ways to do it.

Tip: Use Isometrics to Boost Your Deadlift

Looks weird, works great! Here's how to do it.

Tip: Master the Pause and the Slant

Improve your deadlift fast with these two tips.

Tip: Fixing the Turtleback Deadlift

Most lifters who round their backs are just too weak, but rounding can also be caused by a bad setup. Here's how to fix it.

Tip: A Really Bad Deadlift Habit

People think it improves hip drive and hits the glutes. What it really does is set you up for injury. Info here.

Deadlift More Weight Today, Safely

These smart tips will have you pulling heavier and staying safer almost immediately.

From Wheelchair to Wheels

Coach Lee Boyce blew out both knees. The unconventional rules he used to bring himself back can help anyone with a musculoskeletal injury.

6 Easy Exercises You Won't Be Able to Do

Maybe you're pretty strong. Great. But that just increases the odds that you can't do these easy movements that would allow you to get even stronger.

The Smartest Training Split

Hardly anyone applies any reasoning to their training splits. Here's one that makes sense and guarantees progress.

Tip: 5 Push-Up Variations for Strong Guys

Push-ups should remain a staple exercise for you, even if you're past the newbie stage. Here are five variations for advanced lifters.

Tip: Double-Down Triceps Training

Use this compound set to totally exhaust your muscle fibers and hit the neglected long head of the triceps.

Tip: Compound Chest Training

Double down on those puny pecs and force them to grow. Here's how.

The 4 Best Compound Sets for Size

Not to be confused with super sets, these smart compound sets will blow up your chest, shoulders, legs, and triceps. Take a look.

5 Realistic Tests of Strength

How much weight should you be able to lift? How many reps should you be able to do? Here are some guidelines for natural, non-mutant lifters.

Tip: Hanging Leg Raise – The Right Way

Great ab exercise, but most people do it wrong. Here's how to fix it and get better results.

Core Training for Big, Heavy Dudes

Big and tall guys have lousy leverages. They need to do core exercises tailored to their size. Check these out.

Tip: Fix Those Tight Shoulders Fast

Test and improve shoulder rotation with this exercise.

Tip: One Exercise for a Strong Posture

Build your upper back and neck with this unusual exercise. You'll stand straighter and lift heavier.

Tip: The Butt Muscle You're Missing

Strengthen this part of your glutes and you'll improve your squats and deadlifts. You might even relieve some lower back pain.

Tip: Recovering? Reset your PR's

Getting back into the gym after being injured? Here's how you need to think about personal records.

Tip: The Lost Movement for Injury Prevention

Keep your knees, hips, and spine healthy and strong with this exercise.