Controversial lifting advice from a bodybuilding coach who ditched drugs and got a new perspective on what works and what doesn't.
Bill Pearl is widely acknowledged as the first thinking man's bodybuilder. Here are three things you can learn from him about building muscle.
Three trendy exercises that wreck your delts and keep your orthopedic surgeon in business. Plus the exercise you need to do to fix your shoulders.
Dorian Yates had a big back, but he trained it wrong. You heard me, wrong. At least that's what Scott Abel says. But you know something? After we read this article, Scott convinced us. We're now doing it the Abel way.
Ditch the traditional core exercises and try out a few of these athletic moves for stronger abs.
Good benchers often have rotten chest development. The problem? Barbell bench pressing. Here's how to fix it.
You can't develop a weak or unresponsive body part with the exact same training techniques that made it that way. So try this.
It's an easy to trap to fall into: poor diet planning combined with too much of the wrong kind of training. Here's how to repair the damage.
Scot Abel is a bodybuilding anarchist. He doesn't believe in tempo training, pre-determined rest intervals, back-off weeks, or the fact we have elves in the basement that make Metabolic Drive. What he does believe in is pretty cool, though.
You don't need a pile of weight plates to build your legs. Try this limited-equipment hypertrophy workout.
Scott Abel says that maximum load isn't the same thing as maximum weight and he wonders why most people don't get this. How much you can lift isn't the deciding factor; the deciding factor is how much stress a muscle endures.
Overload is the training stress the body must adapt to. It’s the driving force of muscle growth. Get it in your training to make gains.
Here’s why athletes and bodybuilders need more, not less, sodium in their diets to ensure optimal health, performance, and even gains.
Work the core, glutes, and even shoulders together while burning loads of body fat in one excruciating exercise sequence.
Manning broke an "unbreakable" record. And the way he did it has plenty of lessons for anyone who wants to build his body.
Only rank newbies follow strict rest period rules. Experienced lifters learn to use internal cues for best results. Here's why.
The might just be the toughest leg specialization program you’ll ever do, but if you desperately need leg size it’s worth it.
Here's how "over-quantification syndrome" leads to poor results with training and diet.
This fat-burning complex is simple to understand and simple to execute, but don't confuse simple with easy!
Bodybuilding veteran Scott Abel (pictured) has a radical plan to turn arm day into the best fat-burning workout of the week.
Steroids helped Scott Abel develop an impossibly big and ripped physique, but then some bad, bad things happened. Here's his story.