Try a few of these little-used, but extremely effective exercises and break out of your training rut.
Average shoulders are easy. Any lifting will make them look okay. But truly impressive shoulders are harder to get. You need this plan.
Single-leg exercise options to help you achieve all your strength and physique goals. Check ’em out.
There's nothing more frustrating than committing to a training program that doesn't pan out. This is equally true for an athlete who might work hard yet still falls short of his expectations and the strength coach whose biggest satisfaction comes from the great strides his athletes make.
If you're stuck in a rut and you've been training for more than a year, this program will induce appreciable strength and size gains.
Replace some of your usual exercises with the ones here. Mix things up and start making progress again.
In this last installment of this series, I want to give you a quick three-week physical peaking routine designed to help you gain some more muscle while increasing muscle density. You should also be able to lose more fat in this stage.
My bodybuilding training includes a bit more heavy lifting than most "regular" bodybuilding programs, and as such will lead to some significant strength gains.
The program is simple, the workouts are short, and the results are fantastic. The catch? It’s also brutally hard. Check it out.
Strength coach Ian King lists his top exercises for building mass. Are you doing them all?
Break Out of the Rep Range Rut!
Band training for accommodating resistance, variable resistance, and max acceleration.
A test for know-it-alls and those who think they do.
Strong glutes make strong lifters... and sexy ones too. Here's how to get yours in gear.
Most strength coaches will categorize an athlete or client into one of three classes based on their responsiveness to training: easy gainer, hard gainer and average gainer. Let's take a look at each category.
Build your back and prevent strength imbalances. Here’s everything you need to know.
Christian Thibaudeau lays out his seven most effective tips for getting big, getting strong and performing better.
Let's cut the bullshit and get to the brass tacks. For decades, men built slabs of muscle with simple, three day-per-week training programs. They trained their whole bodies in one brief workout session and they grew big and strong. Scoff all you want, but tens of thousands of trainees can't be wrong.
A simple but smart plan that blends old-school basics with new-school periodization.
Classic muscle and bodybuilding lessons from Dr. Ellington Darden. Get 'em here.
Dr. Berardi shares his best training, diet, and planning tips for serious lifters and athletes.
Ecto-mesomorphs: the lean and lanky guys who've built muscle. Here's what they can do to stay on the gain-train.
How sometimes sitting still and doing nothing can help you build muscle.
Nothing makes PRs and gains stagnate sooner than training like a granny. Want to harden up fast? Lift fast.
Everything you need to know about advanced band training for size and strength.