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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.

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.

Overrated Muscle-Builders and Superior Alternatives

The best exercises for building muscle aren't always the most popular ones. Here are a few effective, yet underrated, moves for legs, arms, and chest.

Pull-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong

Think you're good at pull-ups because you can do a lot of them or strap on extra weight? Think again. Here's how to really do them for best results.

Reaching Your Potential in the Big 3

Everybody wants to add more wheels to their squat, bench, and deadlift. But sometimes it's the little things that trip us up. Give this a read and start hitting some PR's.

Stop Lying About Your Overhead Press

Every man should be able to press .75 times his bodyweight overhead. If you can't, or can only do it using bad form, then this is for you.

Surprising Reasons Why You're Tight and Weak

Do your tight muscles need more stretching or just better stretches? Find out here.

The Best & Worst Times of Day to Work Out

Find out why you shouldn't work out first thing in the AM, when the best time is, and what to do if you have to do morning workouts. Details here.

The Best Reps for Size and Strength

Certain muscles respond much better to specific rep schemes. Here's how many reps to do for back, quads, chest, shoulders, and more.