A one-rep max on the bench press only measures a fraction of your real strength. Can you pass this more complete list of tests?
Quick, name the seven most effective exercises. Got it? Now see if your list matches ours.
These three quick primer exercises will prepare your body for a record-breaking squat.
Unstick your bench press, see how trap bar deadlifts compare to conventional deads, and get the facts on fat burners. It's all here.
Newbies do it, and it can even sneak into an experienced lifter's workouts. Here's what to watch out for.
Are you strong? Like, really strong in a real-world kinda way? Take this test and find out.
Can you pass this strength test? All you'll need is a dumbbell that's 50 percent of your bodyweight.
Want a stronger, more powerful body? You need a strong butt. Glute-specific training isn't just for the girls. Here's your man-plan.
Sure, the big 3 lifts are great, but experienced lifters need to stop chasing numbers for a while and fix their weak links. Here's why and how to do it.
This common error makes it harder to set squat and deadlift PR's, and it may even leave you injured.
More power equals more muscle and more athleticism. Here's an easy way to toss in some power-building movements before your workout.
For non-powerlifters, trap bar deads beat the pants off the barbell variation. Here's why.
Can strength athletes actually benefit from the adductor and abductor machine? Here's what you need to know.
Stop feeling all superior because you avoid machines. A combo of free weights and machines is best. Here's why.
Want to make faster progress? There's something you need to cut out, and something you need to add in.
Find your weaknesses in half a minute with this full-body scan. Then, of course, fix them! Here's how.
Certain machines can strengthen, rehabilitate, and even grow muscle far better than barbells. Here they are.
If you were limited to just one bodyweight exercise, one kettlebell exercise, and one dumbbell movement, what would they be? Try these.
Don't have time to train 6 days a week for over an hour? Don't worry, you don't have to. Get in, get out, make gains. Here's how.
The bench press isn't a one-size-fits-all lift. You need to tailor it to your skeleton. Here are five ways to do it.
Squats causing lower back pain? Here's why your toes might be the problem and what to do about it.
Coaches and steroid users, the best trap exercises, Russian vs. American kettlebell swings, and box jumps for conditioning.
Use high-intensity repeat training (HIRT) to build striated muscle, boost athletic strength, and develop machine-like endurance.
Three ways to pull heavier without wrecking your lower back. Try these proven strategies.
Looks weird, works great! Here's how to do it.