Trying to fit more work into less time has its advantages. But a mash-up of exercises will limit your gains. Here's what to do instead.
If you can't hit proper depth, stop going up in weight. A squat is not a slight knee-bend or a curtsy. This clever trick will help you stop being lame.
Let's see how fit you really are. Take this quick test. And try not to puke.
Impressive abs aren't just made in the kitchen. They're grown through intentional and regular hypertrophy training. Here's how to make sure that happens.
Should you train a muscle group or two per day or your entire body? Here are the pros and cons of each method.
Blast through your deadlift PR while building new mass on your upper back with Anderson deadlifts.
Do you have the forearms of a ballerina? Here's a simple way to build a pair worthy of respect, admiration, and fear.
You need to set PRs in the strict curl. Here's a program that'll have you curling train axles in no time.
To make fast gains in the squat you have to squat more frequently - a lot more frequently. Here's how to make it work.
Re-think the big arch for bench pressing. It doesn't create any real strength, and admit it: it's cheating. Here’s why.
The best workout is the one that delivers the greatest impact in the shortest time. If you're short on time but still want serious gains, try this one out.
Just picking up heavy objects will only work for so long. Here's how to use reverse sets and reps, clusters, HIT, and other high-intensity methods properly.
Some things you know about strength, some things you thought you knew, and some things you plain just don't know.
Is a 300-pound bench press as rare as a 21-year-old Swedish lingerie model who loves watching football and rough and tumble pillow fights with her twin sister?
Hitting a 400-pound bench is a goal for many lifters, yet few ever get there. They need this article.
Tim Henriques' total was stuck at 1400 for over two years. The plan he outlines in this article got him up to 1600 in a relatively short time.
Do you trash a muscle and let it grow for a week or smack it around a little more often? Here's the run-down on finding the right frequency for you.
Can't find a program that flips your skirt? Here are 12 workout templates just begging for you to take them out for a test drive.
Knowledge is power, but knowledge can also be limiting. Real progress occurs when you harness the power of the belief effect.
If your squat hasn't gone up since the Bush administration (doesn't matter which one), this program will have you setting some angry PR's.
Forget the 45-minute warm-up routines - here's how to get set for your next squat or deadlifting session with just a few moves.
Rolling the bar, keeping the chin up, and other tips towards getting a mighty big pull.
Forget about counting reps! Do your biceps and triceps sets for time instead!
Weak people shouldn't give out strength training advice, and other truisms from Coach Henriques' big book of knowledge.
The hot new trend is to bash the bench press. But how do all the contenders stack up? The results will surprise you.