People think it improves hip drive and hits the glutes. What it really does is set you up for injury. Info here.
Can you build strength in the leg press, or is it nonfunctional? Coach Carter lays the smack down here.
Build all-over strength with these carry and push variations.
These smart tips will have you pulling heavier and staying safer almost immediately.
Is adrenal fatigue real? Is feeling the muscle more important than adding weight to the bar? Answers here.
Are big lifts best for delt size? Is the leg press worthless? And how do you avoid embarrassment at competitions? Answers here.
Here's what to do when the barbell just refuses to go up.
After making some fast progress, is your deadlift now stuck in a rut? Here's how to fix that.
What's the best way to preserve muscle while losing fat? How do you smash an overhead press plateau? Answers here.
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.
In his new column, Coach Carter tackles glute building for dudes, deadlift frequency, lat work for big guys, and benching for non-powerlifters.
How bodybuilders can fight post-show depression, how to eat carbs and stay lean, and what to do if squats make you hurt.
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.