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.
Too often, advanced lifters allow small errors to slip through the cracks of an otherwise tight program. Here's how to fix them.
What's called “cheating” by the form police may be just what you need to add some serious size.
If you're tall and you want to build muscle, you need to adopt new exercises, new techniques, and new strategies.
The Z Press is much harder than the overhead press and it will expose any weaknesses you might have. Here’s how to do it.
Training to be explosive is a triple win: you get stronger, bigger, and leaner at the same time. Here’s how to do it.
To get bigger and stronger quadriceps, you have to hit them like a freight train. Use these smart tactics to focus in on them.
Can't bench 350? Coach Boyce says it doesn't matter - overhead pressing is more important. Here’s why.
Don't just grip it and rip it. The right hand position can help you build muscle and strength. Here’s what you need to know.
If you goal is size, it’s hard to beat twice-per-day training. But you have to be smart about it. Here’s your guide.
Should you squat butt to calves? High bar or low bar? What about elevating the heels? Foot placement? Tempo? It's all here in this article.
If you're searching for a way to smash a strength plateau in a hurry, try deadstop training. Here’s how to do it.
Tips on getting the most out of the deadlift, pull-up, and bent-over row.
Hey, tall guy, you know all those lifting rules that apply to short people - the ones that got no reason to live? They don't apply to you.