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Squat, Deadlift & Bench Options for Big Gains

Always going heavy on the Big 3 can lead to injury and stagnation. Here how to lighten your loads and keep getting better.

Strength Training Tricks: What Works?

There are tricks and cues that supposedly increase strength in the squat, bench, and deadlift. Some work, some don't. Here's the truth.

The 10-Minute Bench Press Solution

Recruit more muscle, build more muscle, and improve your pressing performance, all without pain. Here's how.

The Best Bench Press Tip

Want a bigger bench? Want a bigger chest? Get both. Here's what you need to know.

The Best Chest Training Tips, Period

Having a puny chest is fine... if you're 12 years old. Here's how to go beyond the basics to build bigger, stronger pecs.

The Best Damn Bench Press Article Period

Everything you ever wanted to know about the bench press. If you don't come away from this with at least a dozen ways to beef up your bench, you didn't read carefully enough.

The Secret to a Bigger Bench Press

Advanced lifters know that leg drive is key for hitting a new PR on the bench. Here are 5 tips to maximize it.

The Seven Habits of Highly Defective Benchers

Seven bad benching habits that keep you weak, and how to get rid of them.

The Top 9 Dumbbell Bench Press Variations

Break out of your chest-training rut to build more muscle and more strength. Here are nine brutal ways to do it.

The Truth About the Bench Press

What's the purpose of a big bench? Does the strength displayed there actually translate into real-life athleticism and pushing power? Find out here.

The Virtual Bench Press Seminar

The first rule of fixing your bench press is admitting your bench sucks. The second rule is that you must read this article and learn about the set-up, grip, ascent, and descent.

Tip: 3 Oddball Exercises to Boost Your Bench Press

Build better shoulder and back stability and your bench numbers will blow up. Here's what to do.

Tip: 4 Training Methods for a Bigger Bench Press

Bench heavier and blast through plateaus. Here's how.

Tip: A Backward Way to Build a Stronger Bench

Got a sticking point right off your chest? Having shoulder pain while benching? Erase that pain and weakness. Here's how.

Tip: A Core Exercise to Boost Your Bench Press

Try this before your next bench session to lift heavier and stay safer.

Tip: A Crazy New Way to Bench Press

Build a better chest, protect your shoulders, and boost your regular bench press with this unique exercise.

Tip: Bodyweight, Grip Width, and Bench Press

Here are two tips guaranteed to boost your bench press.

Tip: Boost Your Bench With Timed Dumbbell Presses

One set that lasts 8 minutes? Ouch. Here's why you need to try it and how to program it.

Tip: Do 20 Reps Of This Before Benching

Do this simple exercise often to fix your posture and make your shoulders feel awesome when you go heavy.

Tip: Do Inclines With a Thumbless Grip

Shoulder pain when bench pressing? Don't stop benching, just try this variation.

Tip: Do the One-Arm Bench Hybrid

One part dumbbell bench press, one part glute activation, one part balancing act, and a little bit of headless horseman.

Tip: Do the Reverse-Grip Smith Press

Looks weird, but it's one of the best exercises for big strong triceps. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Do This BEFORE Benching & You'll Lift Heavier

Prime your nervous system before bench pressing to unlock your strength potential. Here's how.

Tip: Do This Chest Exercise Instead of Declines

This movement is far superior to the regular decline bench press. Check it out.

Tip: Fix Your Shoulders, Bench Heavier

Fix your position and bench press without pain. Here's how.