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10 Overcomplicated Things Trainers Say

Gym jargon is getting out of hand as trainers try to rebrand simple exercises and training concepts. Let's cut through the crap.

Fitness Gone Wrong

Good things go bad when certain exercises and training methods are misapplied and misunderstood. Here are 7 examples.

6 Exercises Trainers Hate That Aren't Bad

Some exercises really are terrible. But some decent exercises get thrown out the window for no good reason. Here are six of them.

15 Quad-Building Exercises for Women

Glutes get all the attention. A big butt is nice, but it needs to be balanced, both aesthetically and functionally, with strong quads.

Muscle Up Top, Hustle Down Below

Want a bodybuilder upper body and a linebacker lower body? Here's your program.

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: Banded Rows – Silly or Effective?

Bands are great tools for adding accommodating resistance, but do they work for one-arm rows? Sorta. Info here.

Tip: Ditch the Kroc Row

Yes, it looks kinda cool, but you probably don't need it. Do this instead.

Tip: A New Way to Pummel Your Pecs

This chest-building drop set involves an angle change instead of a standard weight drop. Take a look.

6 New Rules For Rows

Kroc rows, the misuse of bands, and the row-double-what-you-bench rule. None of those hold up to logic. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: A New Way to Widen Your Shoulders

Combine these two effective lateral raise variations and be ready to go up a T-shirt size.

Tip: Double Tap Your Biceps

Here's a great way to smash your biceps. And you've probably never tried it.

Tip: Max Tension Triceps Training

Ramp up your triceps workout with this new drop set variation.

Full Blown Muscle, Full Range Strength

Blast your arms, shoulders, back, and chest with these seven unique drop sets.

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.

10 High-Performance Calf Exercises

Calf exercises for athletes and those who want to move like them. Oh yeah, and they'll build bigger, stronger calves too.

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.