Everyone does shrugs for traps, but that's the worst exercise choice for some people. Here's how to train traps and keep your shoulders healthy.
Want to get better results from big pulls? Take your shoes off. Here's why, plus info on "active vs. passive" foot.
Are you making this common mistake with your lifting belt? Find out here.
Looks a little goofy, but it really gets you ready for heavy lower-body lifting. Check it out.
Getting the lats to engage is a game changer for a big deadlift. Try this training technique to make it happen.
These tips, cues, adjustments, and "tricks" will have you deadlifting more weight right away. Check 'em out.
This simple drill will fire up your glutes and help you pull more weight. Check it out.
It's not just for newbs. Here's how to turn this exercise into a muscle-building staple.
Many popular strength programs are based on percentages of your one rep max. Sometimes that's good. Sometimes it's bad. Here's why.
This will teach you to better use your lats and it'll increase time under tension for hypertrophy. Here's how to do it.
This puts you in a safer, more efficient position for big pulls and new PRs. Here's why.
The idea of muscle confusion is largely misunderstood. You really don't need to keep the body guessing. Here's why, plus a better way to get strong.
Figure competitors and guys who squat 900 pounds have something in common. They use cable pull-throughs to build great posterior chains. Here's how.
HIIT isn't everything. Low-intensity, steady state cardio has its benefits. Done correctly, it can even help you make better progress under the bar. Here's how.
Like any occupation, the fitness biz has its share of morons and downright delusional characters. Here's how to spot them.
Injuries occur with any challenging form of training, but you don't have to invite them by making these six common mistakes.
A "knee" article that covers box squats, American deadlifts, stretching too much, and avoiding mobility drills.
There's more to getting strong than just lifting heavy stuff. Here's how to keep the gains coming.
Learn to hip hinge and you'll automatically get better at deadlifts, squats and your sport. The secret? You gotta swing a kettlebell.
To dominate the field of play or just kick some serious butt in the gym, you have to develop raw power. Here's how.
Not everyone was meant to squat deep, but a simple test will tell you how deep you can safely go. And if "butt wink" is a problem, there are easy ways to fix it.
Meatheads say, "Just squat and deadlift, bro. That's all the core training you'll ever need." Too bad they're wrong.
Do you disappear when you turn sideways? Then you need to train your back as hard as your arms.
A simple tweak in technique, in addition to saving your spine, can add 20-40 pounds to your big lifts, instantly!
Pulling big weights requires getting strong in a lot of supporting muscles, starting with the upper and mid back.