The conventional grip mucks up your form and keeps you from developing real overhead strength. Here's why.
Use the test here to find out how low you can go and how wide or narrow your feet should be.
It's a classic exercise, but most people are doing it wrong. Here's how to do it right.
Sounds crazy, but it works when you use the ladder method. Here's how to do it for size gains.
A simple technique plus a change in grip can make pulldowns work much better. Check this out.
Stimulate your chest in a whole new way with this powerful exercise. Check it out.
Can't feel your lats working? Can't get them to grow? This exercise will fix both of those problems, fast! Check it out.
Do you turn sideways and disappear? Then you need to work on back thickness. Pull-ups alone won't do it either. Try these exercises.
Tall people generally have to work harder and longer to develop legs. Here's how to speed up the process.
The cable beats the dumbbell for this classic bodybuilding exercise. Here's how to do it.
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.
Heavy, low-rep sets are great, but you also need higher reps and time under tension for leg growth. Check out these training ideas.
Looks easy, hurts really bad. Use this one as a warm-up or finisher. Check it out.
You need more than a 1:1 ratio of pushing and pulling exercises. Here's why, plus some smart strategies to keep you balanced.
There's stuff you learn only after years of training. Skip the long learning curve and get smart about lifting right now. Read this.
Use these strategies to make gains and perfect your pull-ups. Here's how.
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.
Don't pull the dumbbell straight up. Instead, use a dragging J motion. Watch this video.
Even advanced lifters mess up these exercises. Fix these four common mistakes to build a bigger, stronger back. Here's how.
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.
If you look like a less-hairy version of Bigfoot, then you can't always train the same way as smaller guys. Here are the differences you need to know.
Deadlifts are great for women too. Not only do they make women lean and strong, they also correct posture issues common to females.
Training abs at the wrong time, using dumb supersets, “pulling a CrossFit,” and other programming mistakes that nearly everyone makes.
Lifters who want to build muscular size get overly fixated on lifting heavy. There are better, faster ways to get bigger.
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.