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Tip: Research Update – Time Under Tension

TUT builds muscle. But what's more important, rep speed or set speed? A new study tested this out.

Tip: Double Your Strength Gains

How powerful is your mind? According to two new studies, VERY. Here's how to use it to get better workouts and more gains.

Tip: How to Fight Late-Night Cravings

Having a TV-induced craving? Don't suffer needlessly, but don't blow your diet either. Here's what to eat.

Tip: Choose Your Own HIIT

A funny thing happens when dedicated gym-goers disregard what their workout plans say and choose their own intensity. Take a look.

Tip: In Defense of the Partial Squat

Think full range of motion is the only right way to squat? This may change your mind.

Tip: Gains Stopped? Do Less, Not More

A new study shows the shocking effects of overtraining. Check this out.

Tip: Build Your Shoulders. Don't Destroy Them.

Stop doing lateral raises and upright rows wrong. It could be what's wrecking your shoulder health.

Tip: Ginger, Pain Relief, and Performance

Here's the latest info (pros and cons) on the tastiest pain reducer and inflammation fighter.

Tip: The Core Squat

Here's how to turn a squat into a very challenging core exercise.

The Truth About Kinesiology Tape

Does kinesio tape or K-tape actually do anything to improve performance, stability, or pain? We dug into the new research.

Tip: Does Rep Tempo Really Matter?

Probably, but a new study says that we might be way overthinking it. Check it out.

Tip: Rest Periods: Sit or Walk Around?

What's more important, active recovery between sets or resting as much as possible? This new study on CrossFitters sheds some light.

Tip: This Exercise Beats Squats for Glute Gains

You've seen the squat-booty memes, but the squat came in last for glute activation when compared to two other exercises.

Tip: The Best Way to Boost Time Under Tension

For best results, should you do slow reps or just more reps per set? Check out the new science here.

Tip: A Recovery Protocol for Power Athletes

What happens when you combine several popular recovery methods? This new study tested it out.

Tip: Get a Great Workout in Half the Time

A new study shows that this method of weight training works great, and it can cut your workout time in half.

Tip: Supersets and Recovery Time

Supersets are great for bodybuilding, if you plan them wisely. Check out this new science.

Tip: The Effects of Alcohol on Muscle Growth

What happens when you hit the bar after hitting the weights? Surprisingly, the effects are different for men verses women.

Tip: Elevation Masks Just Don't Work

A new study shows that these goofy masks make everything about your workout less effective. Here's why.

Tip: Does Rest-Pause Training Actually Work?

Researchers took a look at it in this new study. Here's what they found.

Tip: Another Good Reason to Use a Spotter

Does having a spotter lead to better bench press performance, even if he doesn't touch the bar? Check out this fascinating new study.

Tip: Are You Using the Right Weight to Grow?

Most people don't according to this new study. Check it out.

Tip: The Best HIIT for Strong Guys

High intensity interval training can be done using aerobic or strength-based workouts. Which is better for big lifters? Here's the new science.

Tip: Does Foam Rolling Have to Hurt?

Turns out, more pain doesn't equal more gain. Here's the latest science.

Tip: The Strength Vitamin

Most athletes have low levels of this vitamin. And only one type of it will keep your strength gains coming. Here's the science.