If you're not a powerlifter, should you be testing your bench press 1RM often? Here's the answer.
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.
In his new column, Coach Carter tackles glute building for dudes, deadlift frequency, lat work for big guys, and benching for non-powerlifters.
Is elbow pain interfering with your arm training? Try this.
Still doing 3 sets of 10? Time to ramp it up and trigger some new growth. Here's how.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Combine a loaded stretch, slow negatives, and a vicious mechanical drop set to trigger biceps growth multiple ways. Here's how.
Use the muscle round technique to light up your brachialis and add size to your arms.
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.
Crank up the reps and the training frequency to add some size to your stubborn calves. Bonus: You can do this anywhere, every day.
Once you're past the newbie stage, try this barbell curling strategy to trigger new arm hypertrophy.
Drop the genetics excuse, Mr. Thermometer Calves. Train them first every time you hit the gym using these exercises and special techniques.
You've seen this lift in strongman competitions. Here's how to do it in a regular gym and smash those delts.
Find a deeper meaning in training and your motivation will last a lifetime. Here's how to do it.
Here's a brutal workout that'll build noticeable size on your biceps and triceps in just one month. Guaranteed.
Suck at deadlifting? If it's a leverage or arm-length issue, here's a tip that'll help you yank big numbers off the floor anyway.
Yes, do deadlifts. But program them wisely or you'll crash and burn. Here's why and what to do about it.
This is probably the most productive change you can make with your deadlift training. Here's why.
In most cases, it won't help you increase your deadlift. In fact, it could be the cause of your problem. Here's why and what to do instead.
Do rack deadlifts really boost your conventional deadlift strength? Here's what you need to know.
Eager to pull big numbers? You're more likely to make mistakes that'll bring your max down. Here's what to do... and what not to do.
This upright row variation is safer and works even better than the traditional version. Check it out.