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Tip: Do the Axe Chop for Core Strength

Build powerful rotational strength with this cable exercise. Here's 6 ways to do it.

Tip: How to Build Athletic Core Strength

Fill in the strength gaps left by traditional core exercises with these two rotational moves.

Tip: The Dumbbell Side Bend is for Dummies

This doesn't make biomechanical sense. Here's a better exercise that actually works.

Dynamic Training for Abs & Obliques

Most modern core exercises are just isometric exercises. Ever see anyone make great progress doing isometrics? Didn't think so. Here's a better way.

Tip: 4 Hamstring Exercises for Athletic Performance

Prevent hamstring injuries. Sprint faster. Build better looking legs. Add a couple of these exercises to your plan.

Tip: Two Exercises for Complete Quad Development

Yes, do your squats. But add in these two moves for all-around strength.

Tip: 4 Hip Adduction Exercises You Need

Prevent injuries and build complete lower-body strength with these moves.

Tip: 6 Butt Exercises You Gotta Try

If you're only doing squats, deads, and lunges for hip and glute strength, you're leaving gains on the table. Try these.

Tip: A Smarter Way to Blast Your Biceps

The 21s method is a proven muscle builder. Here's how to make it even better.

Tip: 21 Reps to Bigger Shoulders

Use the classic 21's method, normally reserved for biceps, to finally add some size to your delts. Here's how.

The 15 Strength Training Principles

Individuality in training is essential. But there are some principles that EVERYONE who enters the gym should follow. Here they are.

Tip: Do Pull-Up Pulses for Big Lats

Can you do three measly reps using this training method? Maybe. Give it a shot.

Tip: Two Old-School Back & Biceps Builders

These classic upper-body exercises are making a comeback. Here's a quick refresher on both of them.

The Missing Lower-Body Exercises for Strength

For complete strength and injury prevention, you need more than squats, deadlifts, and lunges. Add a few of these isolation exercises to your plan.

Tip: Triceps Training – The Missing Angle

You need some direct work to maximally strengthen the triceps. Here's the angle most people miss, which leaves some strength on the table.

Tip: The Missing Exercise for Pumped Pecs

Bench presses and push-ups are great, but they don't strengthen the entire chest. Here's what to add to chest day.

Tip: The 10 Best Cross-Body Exercises

Boost all-around strength and real-world athletic performance with these moves.

Tip: The 4 Single-Leg Exercises You Need

Improve your strength, performance, and overall physique with these moves.

The Isolation Exercise Checklist

Just doing the big basic exercises leaves lots of gaps in your development. Here's how to target those muscles that the basics don't touch.

Lost Strength: The Missing Exercises

You're already doing the big basics, right? Now add these. You'll get stronger, perform better athletically and get more jacked.

Tip: Do Something Fast Every Day

Everyone needs a little power and speed training, even bodybuilders. Here's why and how to slide it into your program.

Tip: The Case for Smith Machine Squats

If your main goal is building big quads, then it's perfectly fine (and perfectly safe) to use the Smith machine. Here's why.

Tip: The Crunch: Safe or Dangerous?

There's a lot of misinformation out there about the good ol' ab crunch. Here's the truth, backed by science.

Tip: The Real Science of Leg Extensions

Leg extensions are bad, right? Dangerous and useless? Well, not so fast. Here's the science.

Tip: The Misunderstood Pulldown

Are behind-the-neck pulldowns really the devil? Well, not quite. Here's why.