The smart lifter's approach to training and nutrition programs.
This training method not only works fast, it's also extremely satisfying if you like heavy weights. Check it out.
Use this exercise to ingrain a good hip hinge, make your lower back feel better, and build a bigger deadlift.
World record deadlifts have been set using this method, but some powerlifters hate it. Check it out.
Some say straps lead to a weak grip so they never use them. Others use them for damn near everything. Here's the smart lifter's approach.
What's best, sticking to your program no matter what, or mixing it up based on how you feel that day? Here's what science says.
To really build your forearms you need more than a few wrist curls. Add these sledgehammer exercises to your workouts.
Five things to pay attention to before you do your first rep.
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.
Looks like partials aren’t so bad after all. Here’s how and why you should start adding them to your squats.
This specialty bar has three huge benefits. Here they are, plus 3 new exercises to try out.
Most of the time you're just cheating yourself... and you look stupid. Here's why it completely trashes the training effect.
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.
Should you change how you train after the age of 40 or so? Maybe you just need a change in mindset instead.
The pros and cons of straps, how to really train your grip and forearms, and more.
Here's a nifty trick that lets you easily slap on 10, 25, or 35 pounds to a cable weight stack.
High-rep band exercises will help you to avoid injury and build some extra muscle. Give these a shot.
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.
Here's what you really need to know about leverages and squat strength.
Use this method to build your quads and improve the bottom position of your squat.
A new way to get stronger and master a lift.
Forget counting sets. Instead, think about weight and total reps. Here's why and how to do it.
Here's how to train all three types for maximal gains in hand strength and forearm size.
Keep these rules in mind for every lift and you'll make more gains and keep your joints healthy.