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Tip: Grip Position and Shoulder Mechanics

Here's a common form mistake that most lifters don't even know they're making.

6 Workout Mantras That Mostly Suck

There's a kernel of truth in every training mantra. But there's also a kernel of crap. So let's break them down and toss out the trash.

Tip: 3 New Ways to Use This Machine

It's not just for back. Check out these muscle-building exercise variations.

These 3 Exercises Are a Waste of Time

These exercises really don't work, and some even lead to injury. Here's why, plus some more effective alternatives.

DNA Gains

New research shows that one type of training may decrease cellular aging and DNA damage, but another type may increase it.

Tip: Build Your Rep Strength, Build More Muscle

Chances are, if muscle growth has stopped it's because you adopted too many fancy techniques instead of just getting stronger. Here's what to do.

The Very Best Upper-Body Exercise

Nail your lats, chest, triceps, delts, and abs with one exercise. Here are 8 new and improved ways to do it.

Tip: Muscle Building and Body Fat Percentage

What does your bodyfat percentage have to do with muscle growth? Quite a lot actually. Check this out.

Tip: Is Cryotherapy Actually Effective?

When it comes to muscle recovery, does freezing your glutes off actually work? Here's what two studies discovered.

Tip: Age Makes No Difference in Recovery Rates

Science shows that recovery rates stay fairly consistent in the young and old(er). Take a look.

Tip: Is Variety More Important Than Intensity?

Doing lots of different exercises is more important than changing up sets and reps according to new research. Take a look.

10 Lessons from the Strength Legends

To make progress, look to the past. Here are the best training and lifestyle lessons from legendary bodybuilders, strongmen, and coaches.

Death to Strength Standards!

The next time someone tells you that a person your size should be able to lift a certain amount, tell them to shove it. Here's why.

Tip: Look Worse to Look Better

No, you don't have to gain a ton of fat to build muscle, but you do need to be realistic. Here's a little reality check.

5 Reasons You've Stopped Building Muscle

Has your muscle growth slowed down or come to a complete standstill? Here's how to get growing again.

Tip: Should You Do a Show?

Ready to get nearly naked and step onto the competitive stage? Probably not. Here's why.

Tip: The Athlete's Back Exercise

This row variation is a great back-builder, it's easy on the lower back, and it's highly functional for athletes. Check it out.

Tip: You're Still Too Fat

Don't worry, I was too. What I needed was some tough love. Here's what worked for me.

Tip: The PPL Training Split

If your goal is hypertrophy, this is one of the smartest splits to follow. Here's why and how to set it up.

The Truth About Belts, Lifting Shoes, and Straps

Do you use straps, Olympic lifting shoes, or a belt? Should you be using them? Here's how to know.

Painful Advice Every Lifter Needs to Hear

Listen up. The training and diet advice in this article will be tough to hear. It might even make you mad. But it will definitely make you better.

Tip: Joe Weider Killed My Gains

The Father of Bodybuilding, as he called himself, did a lot of great things for weightlifting, but he also lead a lot of people astray.

Tip: Fitness Gone Too Far

When does lifting, dieting, and competition go from healthy to detrimental? Well, here are a few signs.

What You Can Learn From Instagram Booty Chicks

Glutes are all the rage on social media. But do the exercises we see actually work, or are they just part of the spectacle? Here's a breakdown.

How Not to Lose Your Gains

We all have to take time off at some point. So how much size and strength will it cost you? Here's what science says.