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.
Straps are used by pro bodybuilders, figure competitors, strongmen, and even powerlifters, so why the outrage? Here's how to use them wisely.
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.
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.
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 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.
Pro bodybuilders, hot fitness chicks, strongmen, and even powerlifters sometimes use the Smith machine. Here's why.
Why do smart lifters let their technique go haywire? Ego lifting? Unawareness? Here are the most common problems.
Do you tuck your tail when you squat? Not good. Here’s how to fix it.
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.
Now we know exactly how much time we can take off between training and a strength competition. Check out the new science.
We asked our pros and experts about their favorite workout tools and accessories. We got some surprising answers.
Trying to build muscle or get stronger? Here's why you won't, unless you stop it with this stuff.
Music can power your workout to new heights, but the wrong kind can trash your nervous system.
Get bigger, get leaner, and build strength without overhauling your whole dang life. Make these simple changes and tweaks.
Overtraining exists, and you can't out-eat it or out-sleep it. Most lifters have the wrong idea about what overtraining is. Here are the facts.
Here's are two functional strength exercises that are actually functional for athletes and everyone else who occasionally gets off the couch.
Does having a spotter lead to better bench press performance, even if he doesn't touch the bar? Check out this fascinating new study.
Love lifting heavy? Then you either have some shoulder issues or you soon will. Follow these 5 steps to get them healthy and keep them healthy.
Most people don't according to this new study. Check it out.
If the bar ain't bending, you're just pretending, right? Well, not so fast. Here's why.
Here's a common form mistake that most lifters don't even know they're making.
High intensity interval training can be done using aerobic or strength-based workouts. Which is better for big lifters? Here's the new science.
Free weights are usually best, but not always. We asked 6 coaches and pros about their favorite machine and how they like to use it. Check it out.
Here's what you really need to know about leverages and squat strength.