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.
You can't just keep slapping on more weight forever. Sooner or later, you have to use other methods to keep muscle growing. Here are the 7 best ways to do it.
Deadlifts are awesome, but they can also smash your CNS. Here's why and how to avoid it.
Don't make these two deadlifting errors. Here's what they look like and how to fix them.
Spoiler alert: It's tempo. Here's how to manipulate it for hypertrophy, strength, and even fat loss.
Most of the time you're just cheating yourself... and you look stupid. Here's why it completely trashes the training effect.
Powerlifting has a total – the sum of its three lifts. CrossFit has a total too. But are they really the best tests of athleticism? Enter the Pendlay total.
Deadlifting with a mixed grip (one hand under, one hand over) is a mistake for most lifters.
If squatting causes pain in your low back, knees, or shoulders, try one of these pain-free exercises that'll still get you big and strong.
Straps are used by pro bodybuilders, figure competitors, strongmen, and even powerlifters, so why the outrage? Here's how to use them wisely.
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.
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.
Sure, your phone has a timer, but taking a stopwatch to the gym can help you ramp up training density without distractions. Here's how.
Train for size for a few weeks and then strength. It works better for both goals. Here's why, along with a sample 10-week plan.
Pro bodybuilders, hot fitness chicks, strongmen, and even powerlifters sometimes use the Smith machine. Here's why.
Why do smart lifters let their technique go haywire? Ego lifting? Unawareness? Here are the most common problems.
Do you tuck your tail when you squat? Not good. Here’s how to fix it.
Sure, try to add more weight to the bar, but understand that it has its limits, and it's not that great for building mass. Here's why.
Now we know exactly how much time we can take off between training and a strength competition. Check out the new science.
We asked our pros and experts about their favorite workout tools and accessories. We got some surprising answers.
Music can power your workout to new heights, but the wrong kind can trash your nervous system.