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Big Bench, Big Chest: 5 Training Secrets

Little-known tips on bench pressing, chest development, and shoulder health that your coach or clueless personal trainer never told you.

Big Guys Use Bad Form

What's called “cheating” by the form police may be just what you need to add some serious size.

Brutal Trisets for Sluggish Muscle Groups

The way we see it, there are two types of lifters: those who like trisets, and wusses. Here's an article for the former.

Build Great Glutes & Lats With Light Weight

Go heavy or go home! Or, you know, go lighter and actually get the results you're looking for. Here are 4 moves that don't require heavy weights.

Cleans and Snatches Made Easier

You don’t have to be an Olympian to do these. If you want to burn fat, increase power, and gain athleticism, master these lifts.

Cool Diagnostic Tests

A body that's out of balance is an injury waiting to happen. Here are some diagnostic tests (and remedies) that even the guy who hates diagnostic tests will love.

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.

Curing Imaginary Lat Syndrome

To cure ILS, make your imaginary lats real and huge. This brutal back workout will do the trick.

Deadstop Training Revisited

If you're searching for a way to smash a strength plateau in a hurry, try deadstop training. Here’s how to do it.

Death to Strength Standards!

The next time someone tells you that a person your size should be able to lift a certain amount, tell them to shove it. Here's why.

Discover Hidden Shoulder-Killers

Why you shouldn't train biceps before shoulders or do bench dips, upright rows, or even the bench press! (Don't worry, the author gives solid alternatives.)

Explosive Days for Muscle and Strength

Training to be explosive is a triple win: you get stronger, bigger, and leaner at the same time. Here’s how to do it.

Extended Sets for Size and Strength

A classic tool ripped straight from page one of the Old School Training Bible for serious gains in size and strength.

Fix Your Front Squat

Everyone loves the front squat, right? Yeah, probably not. But you’d grow to love it if you fixed these common weaknesses.

Full-Blown Trap Training

Standard shrugs are for newbies, and they actually don't build the traps all that well. Here's how to really grow some monster traps.

Gironda's 8x8 Training

This classic bodybuilding program does what most programs can’t: it allows you to build muscle and lose some fat at the same time. Check it out.

How to Build Mass as a Tall Lifter

If you're tall and you want to build muscle, you need to adopt new exercises, new techniques, and new strategies.

How to Use Tempo Training

Varying your lifting speed is a great way to promote growth. Here's how to choose the right tempo to reach your goals.

In Search of the Perfect Rep

Tips on getting the most out of the deadlift, pull-up, and bent-over row.

Lifters Over 30 Need to Get Real

You still have decades left in your training career, but you need to start doing these four things before it's too late.

Make Gains Even With Back Pain

No need to stop squatting or even deadlifting if you've got a sore or injured back. Just make these 8 adjustments.

Making Sense of Supersets

A lot of supersets just don't make any sense, physiology-wise. Here's some methodology to support your passion for pairing.

Metabolic Conditioning For Monsters

Are you big? Are you tall? Are you both? Then drop the conditioning workouts designed for little guys. Here are some better workouts for you.

More Quick Fixes for Problem Muscles

Build your scrawny looking delts, weak upper chest, and nearly nonexistent serratus. Here’s how.

Olympic Lifting for Monsters

Some guys are just too tall, too beefy, or too tight to do Olympic lifts. No prob. Here are some great alternatives to help them build explosiveness.