Most people, even lifters, have weak hamstrings. Here’s why and how to get them bigger and stronger.
If you've spent most of your lifting career doing 3 sets of 10 reps, do the opposite and you'll see astounding new gains. Here's why and how to program it.
Personalize high volume training for your body type and get maximum gains in size and strength. Get the details here.
Thirteen interesting exercises you've probably never tried: new movements that'll break you out of your training rut and infuse some diversity into your workouts.
A unique program for size and strength that uses full-body workouts and a set/rep scheme you’ve probably never tried before. Check it out.
Everything you need to know about advanced band training for size and strength.
Nothing makes PRs and gains stagnate sooner than training like a granny. Want to harden up fast? Lift fast.
How sometimes sitting still and doing nothing can help you build muscle.
Ecto-mesomorphs: the lean and lanky guys who've built muscle. Here's what they can do to stay on the gain-train.
Dr. Berardi shares his best training, diet, and planning tips for serious lifters and athletes.
Classic muscle and bodybuilding lessons from Dr. Ellington Darden. Get 'em here.
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.
Christian Thibaudeau lays out his seven most effective tips for getting big, getting strong and performing better.
Build your back and prevent strength imbalances. Here’s everything you need to know.
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.
Strong glutes make strong lifters... and sexy ones too. Here's how to get yours in gear.
A test for know-it-alls and those who think they do.
Band training for accommodating resistance, variable resistance, and max acceleration.
Break Out of the Rep Range Rut!
Strength coach Ian King lists his top exercises for building mass. Are you doing them all?
The program is simple, the workouts are short, and the results are fantastic. The catch? It’s also brutally hard. Check it out.
My bodybuilding training includes a bit more heavy lifting than most "regular" bodybuilding programs, and as such will lead to some significant strength gains.
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.
Replace some of your usual exercises with the ones here. Mix things up and start making progress again.