Here's a nifty trick that lets you easily slap on 10, 25, or 35 pounds to a cable weight stack.
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.
This lift is easy on your joints, kind to your shoulders, and polite to your achy elbows. And it'll still get you super strong.
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.
Still doing three sets of ten on everything? There are better ways. Here's how to use varied sets for fast size gains or massive strength gains.
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 are the best ways use to dumbbells for muscle growth, strength, and looking good naked.