Following a program isn't realistic or even smart for many experienced lifters. At a certain point, you'll probably want to go “program-free.” Here's how.
Make your shoulders, upper back, and more feel great with this drill and its advanced variation.
Certain muscles respond much better to specific rep schemes. Here's how many reps to do for back, quads, chest, shoulders, and more.
Add one drill to your warm-up and one exercise to your workout. Check 'em out.
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.
You can have hinkey knees and still train hard. You just have to make a few adjustments to keep them happy. Here's how.
Bodybuilders and recreational lifters need to do the opposite of what powerlifters do. Here's why.
Here's why everyone needs to add some higher-rep sets to their workouts.
For the experienced lifter, this effective training method allows you to build strength without all the risky 1RMs.
Here's what you really need to know about leverages and squat strength.
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.
You need more than shrugs for big traps. Add one of these four movements to your list.
The barbell bench press is great, but it's not that great at targeting the pecs. Add these two exercises to chest day to really grow.
Here's how to target this often neglected muscle.
This safer way of pressing behind the neck is also a powerful shoulder builder. Check it out in action here.
Presses and lateral raises, presses and lateral raises. That's all anybody ever does for shoulders. Time to shake things up. Here's how.
Some are, some aren't. Here's what to look for.
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.
Boneheads call it cheating, but this deadlift variation gives you a stronger and more useful body. Here's why and how to do it.
Keep your back healthy by adding this feel-good move to your workout.
To really build your back, there are better options and variations. Check this out.
In this case, a machine is better than free weights. Check this out.
You probably think a few of these myths are true... and that's hindering your back growth. Let's set the record straight.
Here's a challenging, but smart way to build strength fast.