If you're not a powerlifter, should you be testing your bench press 1RM often? Here's the answer.
For complete strength and injury prevention, you need more than squats, deadlifts, and lunges. Add a few of these isolation exercises to your plan.
Push and pull without moving a weight. Sounds odd but it works if you're wanting to get stronger or instantly perform better. Here's how.
The answer isn't always to eat more and lift heavier. Here are three things a lot of lifters don't think about.
In his new column, Coach Carter tackles glute building for dudes, deadlift frequency, lat work for big guys, and benching for non-powerlifters.
These training and diet strategies will serve as a personal reboot and have you in a whole different place, physique-wise, one year from now.
It's not a warm-up set, and it's not a work set either. It's that all-important set in between. Here's how to do it.
How bodybuilders can fight post-show depression, how to eat carbs and stay lean, and what to do if squats make you hurt.
People use those words interchangeably, but experienced lifters know better. Do you? Info here.
You're already doing the big basics, right? Now add these. You'll get stronger, perform better athletically and get more jacked.
There are some people who need advanced drills and programming. You may not be one of them. Here's how to keep it simple and get strong.
You need it, but it can also wreck you as you accumulate more years under the bar. Here's how to manage it.
Hit a sticking point on a major lift like the deadlift? Try this.
Always use a full range of motion... except when you shouldn't. This can change as you gain more experience. Info here.
A lot of times, your deadlift stalls out because you lack isometric strength in your lats. Let's fix that... and build some new mass too.
Some say free weights are best. Some say machines are best. They're both being narrow-minded. Here's the real science.
Bands, chains, boxes, agility drills. They have their place, but there's some really bad info out there. Here's what you need to know.
You've seen this lift in strongman competitions. Here's how to do it in a regular gym and smash those delts.
Short on time? Don't rest less between sets or you'll interfere with your gains. Try this instead.
Maybe you're pretty strong. Great. But that just increases the odds that you can't do these easy movements that would allow you to get even stronger.
What's best? Longer, less frequent workouts or shorter, more frequent workouts? Here's what the research says.
Grab a pen and a piece of paper and do this. It'll help you trim the fluff off your workout plan and get focused on the movements that matter.
If you're getting older, and we sure hope you are, you'll need to tweak how you train to keep the gains coming. Here's what to do.
Suck at deadlifting? If it's a leverage or arm-length issue, here's a tip that'll help you yank big numbers off the floor anyway.
Two authorities on squatting think squat depth is arbitrary and senseless. Here are 5 things about squats that they think are much more important.