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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.

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.

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: 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.

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: 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: 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 Surprising Truth About Negatives

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

Tip: It Grows Muscle, Too

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

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: 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: Do You Need to Do Front Raises?

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

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: 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.

Tip: A Common Chest Training Mistake

Build bigger, stronger pecs by avoiding this exercise combo.

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: Should I Bulk or Cut First?

Every lifter asks this question.

7 Gym Gadgets That Actually Work

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

4 Mistakes Men Still Make in The Gym

Trying to build muscle or get stronger? Here's why you won't, unless you stop it with this stuff.

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.

Tip: Train Glutes While Defying Gravity

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

Tip: Supersets and Recovery Time

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

Tip: Take This Stuff for More Muscle

A new research paper looks at the body of studies on a compound that regulates mTOR, leading to new muscle synthesis.

Tip: When Should You Train? Morning or Evening?

Science shows there's a definite advantage to one, but it all depends on how long you've been training.

The Best Way to Build Traps

Nothing says strength and power like big traps. Sadly, most people are training them wrong. Here's the best advice from 13 top coaches.