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We asked our pros and experts about their favorite workout tools and accessories. We got some surprising answers.
Now we know exactly how much time we can take off between training and a strength competition. Check out the new science.
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.
Do you tuck your tail when you squat? Not good. Here’s how to fix it.
Why do smart lifters let their technique go haywire? Ego lifting? Unawareness? Here are the most common problems.
Pro bodybuilders, hot fitness chicks, strongmen, and even powerlifters sometimes use the Smith machine. Here's why.
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.
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.
If you're not a powerlifter, or it's not the right time in your training cycle, then going for a PR is just plain dumb. Here's why.
If you train upper body with this specific rep range while working the lower body with another specific range, you'll make lots more progress.
Straps are used by pro bodybuilders, figure competitors, strongmen, and even powerlifters, so why the outrage? Here's how to use them wisely.
If squatting causes pain in your low back, knees, or shoulders, try one of these pain-free exercises that'll still get you big and strong.
Deadlifting with a mixed grip (one hand under, one hand over) is a mistake for most lifters.