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For Big Shoulders, Ditch the Free Weights

For shoulders, free weights involve too much wasted movement. Not so with cable exercises. Here are 4 that'll blast your delts into oblivion.

Tip: The Leg Press and Real Strength

Can you build strength in the leg press, or is it nonfunctional? Coach Carter lays the smack down here.

Tip: Cardio for Strong Guys

Sorry, you still need some. Here's why. Warning: This may hurt some powerlifter feelings.

Tip: The Deadlift for a Bigger, Better Butt

Smoke your entire lower body, especially your glutes. Try this.

Tip: Half Your Butt is Weak and Funny Looking

Are your glutes balanced or is one side weaker? Here's how to find out, and how to fix it.

Tip: Chase Metabolic Stress For Delt Size

Got tiny, narrow shoulders? You need more than heavy overhead work. Try these scorchers.

Tip: Calling Out the Internet Injury Police – A Rant

Safe exercises, dangerous exercises, and ass-clowns.

Question of Power 2

Are big lifts best for delt size? Is the leg press worthless? And how do you avoid embarrassment at competitions? Answers here.

Real Men Train Their Glutes

Want a stronger, more powerful body? You need a strong butt. Glute-specific training isn't just for the girls. Here's your man-plan.

Tip: Deadlifting – The Recovery Issue

After making some fast progress, is your deadlift now stuck in a rut? Here's how to fix that.

Ketosis: A Reality Check

On one side of the keto debate, you have the glassy-eyed cultish fans. On the other side, bread-scarfing haters. Who's right? Here are the facts.

Tip: Lat Building for Heavy Guys

Give the pulldown machine a break and try these two exercises.

Tip: The Cure for MPA

Male Pancake Ass: It's a terrible condition to have. And squats and deadlifts can't fix the problem by themselves. Here's what will.

Tip: The Most Common Bench Press Mistake

If you're not a powerlifter, should you be testing your bench press 1RM often? Here's the answer.

The 10-6-10 Method for Size

To really grow, you have to do concentric, eccentric, and even isometric reps. Here's a training method that combines all three in one set.

Question of Power 1

In his new column, Coach Carter tackles glute building for dudes, deadlift frequency, lat work for big guys, and benching for non-powerlifters.

Tip: Fix Your Cranky Elbows and Sad Arms

Is elbow pain interfering with your arm training? Try this.

Tip: 4 Set-Extending Methods for Mass

Still doing 3 sets of 10? Time to ramp it up and trigger some new growth. Here's how.

No Weights, Big Wheels

Drop your regular leg-day workout and try this for 8 weeks. If you can take the pain, your quads, hams, and glutes will explode. In a good way.

Tip: The Busy Man's Bro-Split

If you want to do enough volume for muscle growth, but only have a short amount of time to train, organize your training split like this.

Tip: Master the Feeder Set

It's not a warm-up set, and it's not a work set either. It's that all-important set in between. Here's how to do it.

30 Minutes to Mass

Yes, you do have time to train... if you'll make a plan, shut up, and stop socializing. Follow these guidelines and check out the sample programs.

Tip: Triple Down on Biceps Growth

Combine a loaded stretch, slow negatives, and a vicious mechanical drop set to trigger biceps growth multiple ways. Here's how.

Tip: A New Way to Hammer the Hammer Curl

Use the muscle round technique to light up your brachialis and add size to your arms.

Kill the Dumb Diets

What makes you fat? Insulin? The quality of food you eat? Or is it just calories in, calories out? Here's where most so-called diet gurus go wrong.