Pro bodybuilders, hot fitness chicks, strongmen, and even powerlifters sometimes use the Smith machine. Here's why.
Maybe they think it's functional. Maybe they think it's innovative. Maybe they just need attention. Whatever. This trend has to stop.
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.
Now we know exactly how much time we can take off between training and a strength competition. Check out the new science.
A meta-study looks at whether lowering a weight slowly really builds more muscle than lifting it fast.
Science reveals more good news about the world's second favorite drink.
People will try the weirdest diets and workouts, but many won't do the simple things proven to work. Here are three of them.
A side effect of what you're doing in the gym may make you live longer than those wraith-like calorie-restriction guys.
Probably not. Here's why, plus a better exercise for most lifters.
Here's how to get your hips moving properly and blast through deadlifts, pull-throughs, RDL's, and kettlebell swings.
You really want to know? Paul Carter has some life advice for you, and also some bodybuilding advice.
Build bigger, stronger pecs by avoiding this exercise combo.
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.
Every lifter asks this question.
We asked our pros and experts about their favorite workout tools and accessories. We got some surprising answers.
Trying to build muscle or get stronger? Here's why you won't, unless you stop it with this stuff.
Some biceps exercises look different but actually stimulate the muscles the exact same way, making them redundant. Here's what to avoid.
This new version of an age-old powerlifting exercise will really sizzle that backside.
Supersets are great for bodybuilding, if you plan them wisely. Check out this new science.
A new research paper looks at the body of studies on a compound that regulates mTOR, leading to new muscle synthesis.
Science shows there's a definite advantage to one, but it all depends on how long you've been training.
Nothing says strength and power like big traps. Sadly, most people are training them wrong. Here's the best advice from 13 top coaches.
Are your workouts working? It can be tough to track muscle gains, and the scale alone falls short. Here are nine ways to track your growth.
Do selfie-obsessed fitness chicks hold the secret to building muscle? The glute girls do. Here are 8 things you can learn from them.
Music can power your workout to new heights, but the wrong kind can trash your nervous system.