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Tip: Supersets and Recovery Time

Supersets are great for bodybuilding, if you plan them wisely. Check out this new science.

Tip: Train Glutes While Defying Gravity

This new version of an age-old powerlifting exercise will really sizzle that backside.

Tip: Biceps Training That Wastes Your Time

Some biceps exercises look different but actually stimulate the muscles the exact same way, making them redundant. Here's what to avoid.

7 Gym Gadgets That Actually Work

We asked our pros and experts about their favorite workout tools and accessories. We got some surprising answers.

Tip: Should I Bulk or Cut First?

Every lifter asks this question.

The Squat Is Overrated

The squat is a great exercise, no doubt. But research shows that, for bodybuilding, it misses a lot of leg muscles. You need these exercises too.

Tip: A Common Chest Training Mistake

Build bigger, stronger pecs by avoiding this exercise combo.

Tip: How to Look Good for the Ladies

You really want to know? Paul Carter has some life advice for you, and also some bodybuilding advice.

The Most Important Movement Pattern

Here's how to get your hips moving properly and blast through deadlifts, pull-throughs, RDL's, and kettlebell swings.

Tip: Do You Need to Do Front Raises?

Probably not. Here's why, plus a better exercise for most lifters.

Tip: Why Lifters Are Going to Live a Long Time

A side effect of what you're doing in the gym may make you live longer than those wraith-like calorie-restriction guys.

Tip: Slow Gains? 3 Things You Might Be Missing

People will try the weirdest diets and workouts, but many won't do the simple things proven to work. Here are three of them.

Tip: It Grows Muscle, Too

Science reveals more good news about the world's second favorite drink.

Tip: The Surprising Truth About Negatives

A meta-study looks at whether lowering a weight slowly really builds more muscle than lifting it fast.

Tip: The Optimal Amount of Time Off

Now we know exactly how much time we can take off between training and a strength competition. Check out the new science.

Tip: The Truth About Progressive Overload

Sure, try to add more weight to the bar, but understand that it has its limits, and it's not that great for building mass. Here's why.

Tip: Are You Training or Doing Tricks?

Maybe they think it's functional. Maybe they think it's innovative. Maybe they just need attention. Whatever. This trend has to stop.

Tip: Your Hatred of the Smith Machine is Dumb

Pro bodybuilders, hot fitness chicks, strongmen, and even powerlifters sometimes use the Smith machine. Here's why.

Train Size, Then Strength: A 10-Week Program

Train for size for a few weeks and then strength. It works better for both goals. Here's why, along with a sample 10-week plan.

Tip: Why You Need a Cheap Stopwatch

Sure, your phone has a timer, but taking a stopwatch to the gym can help you ramp up training density without distractions. Here's how.

Tip: Get a Great Workout in Half the Time

A new study shows that this method of weight training works great, and it can cut your workout time in half.

Get Abs Without Being Skinny and Weak

Being big is great, but being big with visible abs is a thousand times better. Here's how to get there.

Natural vs. Enhanced Lifters

Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.

Tip: Build Glutes with Accommodating Resistance

Smoke that butt with these two banded exercise variations.

Tip: Surprising New Research on Rep Ranges

If you train upper body with this specific rep range while working the lower body with another specific range, you'll make lots more progress.