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Violent Jump Squats for Dense Muscle Growth

Doing jump squats will make you powerful while recruiting fast-twitch fibers and giving you dense, muscular legs. Here’s what you need to know.

Up Your Work Capacity

How to build a bigger gas tank to power through your most demanding training.

Unleash the Power of the Jump Squat

Disable your strength limits and unleash your true power potential by learning this forgotten old school ass kicker.

Tip: Train at a Higher Level With Tactical Breathing

Known as box breathing in military circles, this technique can also be used by lifters to improve performance. Check it out.

Tip: The Stability Ball is Overrated

Good rehab tool, not always a good strength training tool. Here's why.

Tip: The Real Cause of Muscle Cramps

It's not dehydration. Here's the real problem and how to prevent it.

Tip: The Best Bench Press for Athletes

Close grip or traditional grip? If an athlete wants to transfer strength into power, here's what science says is the best choice.

Tip: The Athlete's Overhead Press

This will increase your ability to transfer force across your body, which is crucial for punching, batting, throwing, and even sprinting.

Tip: The 5 Best Ab Exercises for Athletes

Build a strong core that not only looks good, but makes you a better athlete. Here's how.

Tip: Sport Specific Skill vs. Functional Exercise

Here's why reenacting sports movements in the gym doesn't transfer to athletic performance.

Tip: Pre-Workout Crocodile Breathing

Practice this technique and correct your dysfunctional breathing patterns. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Master the Muscle-Up

It looks cool and it's a tough exercise, but most people can't even do one rep. Don't be most people.

Tip: Master the Deadlift Jump

Increase athleticism and smash your deadlift PR. Add this to your program. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Kinky Lifting for Kinesthetic Awareness

Does lifting blindfolded (or with your eyes closed) really improve performance? Here's the science.

Tip: How To Do a Handstand

It builds your shoulders and strengthens your core, but most of all it looks cool. Here's your step-by-step guide.

Tip: How Athletes Should Train for Gains

Here's how athletes can train for hypertrophy without losing velocity and power.

Tip: High Box Jumps – The New Tide Pod Challenge?

The box jump is an okay test, but it's not really a training method, at least not how most dopes do it. Here's why.

Tip: Get Explosive Without the Olympic Lifts

Not interested in learning the full O-lifts? Build athleticism and power anyway with these two easier-to-learn exercises.

Tip: Fire Up Your CNS For Better Lifting

Do a couple of these drills before you lift and you'll get the best workout you've had this year.

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: Dope Your Performance With Leaves

Daily consumption of this vegetable can increase exercise performance. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Does Compression Gear Really Work?

Do those tight shirts and pants really improve workouts and recovery? Here's the science.

Tip: Do This Before Heavy Squats

Fire up your central nervous system and recruit a monster amount of muscle fibers with this movement.

Tip: Beware of Overkill

You've seen it. You've done it. We all do it. Stop doing it.

Tip: Athletic Exercises That Make You Slow

Here's how to run slower, punch slower, and miss the ball more. Wait, you don't want that? Then avoid dumb training methods like this.