Deloads are often misused. They can accelerate your gains, but they can also derail them. Here's how to make a better plan.
Hitting each muscle group twice per week is perfect for most lifters. But how do you organize your training? Try these three splits.
Building total-body strength takes more than three lifts. Add these exercises to your plan and see how strong you can really get.
With this variation of the glute-ham raise, you can finish with a glute contraction (knees lower on the pad), or set the knees higher to target hamstrings.
Training opposing muscle groups together, like chest and back, is effective. But for best results, use precise pairings. Info here.
To get better, question the rules, just like great coaches do. Here's how one coach did it.
Why you should stop focusing so much on your one-rep max and what to do instead.
World record deadlifts have been set using this method, but some powerlifters hate it. Check it out.
This old school strategy has several benefits for today's lifters. Check 'em out.
If a coach never updates his ideas, he's probably a crappy coach. Here's what several experts have changed their minds about.
Try this to improve the quality of your workout or bounce back from an injury.
Intensity, volume, density, quality. All can be used for progression, and the one you choose needs to be somewhat instinctive. Info here.
This is so obvious, so essential, that many lifters tend to overlook it.
Know this law. Get better results from your training. Check it out.
Yes, your workout needs structure. But it also needs to be flexible, which often leads to more gains. Here's why and how to do it.
Everyone thinks they use great form. They don't. Here are some weird ways your body is telling you your form sucks.
Can this butt-building exercise actually improve your back squat? Researchers have taken a look. You may be surprised.
Here are six adjustments you can make to any workout program to make it more successful.
You can have hinkey knees and still train hard. You just have to make a few adjustments to keep them happy. Here's how.
Build your legs, boost your regular squat, and work around injuries with this butt-busting variation.
Here's why everyone needs to add some higher-rep sets to their workouts.
Hitting each muscle once per week works for newbies, but not for experienced lifters. Here's why and what to do about it.
For the experienced lifter, this effective training method allows you to build strength without all the risky 1RMs.
Whether you're working around an injury, need a break from deadlifting, or just hate the deadlift for some reason, try these proven alternatives.
Hip flexion good. Trunk flexion bad. Here's why and what each looks like so you can make sure your form is correct.