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Tip: Pull Before You Push and Pull More Often

You need more than a 1:1 ratio of pushing and pulling exercises. Here's why, plus some smart strategies to keep you balanced.

Tip: Pump the Hamstrings First on Leg Day

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.

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: Save Your Knees With Target Squats

This simple trick gives you a tiny assist at the bottom of the squat and spares your beat-up knees.

Tip: Superset for Spinal Health & Increased Strength

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.

Tip: Switch to Cables For This Chest Exercise

Get more activation in your pecs with this simple change. Check it out.

Tip: Tall Guys vs. Short Guys in the Squat Rack

Here's what you really need to know about leverages and squat strength.

Tip: Target the Lower Traps

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.

Tip: The 6-Minute TGU Workout

All you need is six minutes and a kettlebell for this tough metabolic conditioning workout. Check it out.

Tip: The Bench Press Tip No One Talks About

Bodybuilders and recreational lifters need to do the opposite of what powerlifters do. Here's why.

Tip: The Bodyweight Squat Test

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.

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: The Cable Chop for Rear Delts

All the reverse flyes in the world won't build up your lagging posterior delts. Add this move to shoulder day.

Tip: The Drill You Need for Upper Body Mobility

Make your shoulders, upper back, and more feel great with this drill and its advanced variation.

Tip: The Intuitive Training Challenge

It's time to let your instincts take over, for a while at least. Ditch your workout plan and try this.

Tip: The Lost Movement for Injury Prevention

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

Tip: The Missing Trap-Building Exercises

You need more than shrugs for big traps. Add one of these four movements to your list.

Tip: The One-Arm Row is Overrated

To really build your back, there are better options and variations. Check this out.

Tip: The Overhead Press Test

Can you pass it? Here are the rules.

Tip: The Rep Rules for Big Compound Lifts

Here's how to get the most results from the biggest, baddest exercises.

Tip: The Shoulder Exercise You've Never Tried

This versatile movement works great, even if you have beat-up shoulders.

Tip: This Is Dumb

For rotator cuff work, the dumbbell is seldom the right tool. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Use A False Grip On Overhead Presses

The conventional grip mucks up your form and keeps you from developing real overhead strength. Here's why.

Tip: Use Isometrics to Boost Your Deadlift

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

Tip: Want Bigger Quads? Do High Reps.

There's a time to go big or go home, but not for quadriceps isolation. Here's why.