You need more than a 1:1 ratio of pushing and pulling exercises. Here's why, plus some smart strategies to keep you balanced.
Believe it or not, this will make you a better squatter and make those cranky knees feel awesome. Here's why and how to do it.
Getting back into the gym after being injured? Here's how you need to think about personal records.
This simple trick gives you a tiny assist at the bottom of the squat and spares your beat-up knees.
Do an exercise that deloads the spine immediately after one that loads it heavily. You'll get stronger and keep the spine healthy. Here's how.
Get more activation in your pecs with this simple change. Check it out.
Here's what you really need to know about leverages and squat strength.
Lifters often focus on the part of the traps they can see in the mirror, leading to poor posture and puniness. Here's how to fix that.
All you need is six minutes and a kettlebell for this tough metabolic conditioning workout. Check it out.
Bodybuilders and recreational lifters need to do the opposite of what powerlifters do. Here's why.
There are a lot of strength tests out there, many unrealistic. But here's one that you and everyone else should be able to pass.
Strengthen this part of your glutes and you'll improve your squats and deadlifts. You might even relieve some lower back pain.
All the reverse flyes in the world won't build up your lagging posterior delts. Add this move to shoulder day.
Make your shoulders, upper back, and more feel great with this drill and its advanced variation.
It's time to let your instincts take over, for a while at least. Ditch your workout plan and try this.
Keep your knees, hips, and spine healthy and strong with this exercise.
You need more than shrugs for big traps. Add one of these four movements to your list.
To really build your back, there are better options and variations. Check this out.
Can you pass it? Here are the rules.
Here's how to get the most results from the biggest, baddest exercises.
This versatile movement works great, even if you have beat-up shoulders.
For rotator cuff work, the dumbbell is seldom the right tool. Here's what to do instead.
The conventional grip mucks up your form and keeps you from developing real overhead strength. Here's why.
Looks weird, works great! Here's how to do it.
There's a time to go big or go home, but not for quadriceps isolation. Here's why.