For the hip thrust, focus more on mind-muscle connection than the amount of weight you use. Add a band for accommodating resistance.
Newbies do, but how about advanced lifters? Here's why intuition and autoregulation is often best.
For strength and size gains, you need some cable work. Here are eleven cable exercises you've probably never even tried.
Training helps with depression. But what happens when you stop training? Are men and women affected differently? Here's the science.
Free weights are usually best, but not always. We asked 6 coaches and pros about their favorite machine and how they like to use it. Check it out.
Delayed onset muscle soreness can interfere with how much weight you can lift, and traditional methods do nothing to help it. Here's what will.
Here's a nifty trick that lets you easily slap on 10, 25, or 35 pounds to a cable weight stack.
Use this machine along with mechanical drop sets to ignite new muscle growth.
This exercise will boost your deadlift and build your flat butt... but it looks weird. Who cares? Be weird.
For 20 years, this coach has tested just about every muscle-building method out there. Here are his top five tips for gains.
Finish off your back day with this unique variation for complete back development.
Certain muscles respond much better to specific rep schemes. Here's how many reps to do for back, quads, chest, shoulders, and more.
Get greater activation of the lats and upper back with this exercise variation.
Stop doing lateral raises and upright rows wrong. It could be what's wrecking your shoulder health.
Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.
Following a program isn't realistic or even smart for many experienced lifters. At a certain point, you'll probably want to go “program-free.” Here's how.
Change up your workouts or you'll stop making progress. But change them too often and you'll never get good. Here's how to find the balance.
This training method not only works fast, it's also extremely satisfying if you like heavy weights. Check it out.
Get more muscle growth with internal focus of attention. Here's how.
Here's why you should train upper back often and with higher reps, along with the best exercise choices.
There's a time to go big or go home, but not for quadriceps isolation. Here's why.
Most exercises have value if you do them correctly. But not these. Hope you're not doing any of them.
A new study shows the shocking effects of overtraining. Check this out.
Is it time for you to dump a favorite exercise and switch it for something new? Answer these three questions and you'll know.
If every lifter understood and followed these 6 truths about training, there'd be no more complaints about not being able to grow.