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Tip: For Maximal Strength, Periodize Your Training

Only newbies can bring up every lift at the same time. Once you get stronger, you'll have to get smarter. Here's how.

Tip: Find Your Every-Day Max

Use your EDM as the foundation for planning your workouts. Here's why.

Tip: Attack the Bar Violently

Build strength and set new personal records using compensatory acceleration training. Here's how.

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

To build strength and muscle, as well as avoid injuries, you must train all six patterns. Does your program include them all?

Tip: The Biggest Mistake Lifters Make

If your main goal right now is to build strength, avoid this common mistake.

Tip: 4 Technique Fixers for Strength Gains

There's nothing dumber than trying to get stronger without first getting your technique right. Follow these handy guidelines.

Tip: For Strength, Simplify Your Workout

To get strong, take the minimalist approach. Here's why.

Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

Training three days a week allows for greater frequency, better recovery, and better compliance. Here's why it works and how to build a program.

Tip: 25 Ways to Smash Strength Plateaus

Can't seem to add another 5 pounds to your bench press? Squat or deadlift stuck? Try one of these proven methods.

The 8 Rules of Maximal Strength

Here's how to be the strongest person in your gym. The catch? You'll also have to be smart about your training. Follow these rules.

The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.

Tip: The Inverse Squat

Squat backwards to build stability and strength. Here's how.

Tip: Reverse Your Romanian Deadlift

Use this exercise to ingrain a good hip hinge, make your lower back feel better, and build a bigger deadlift.

Tip: How to Make the Most Newbie Gains

New to lifting? Here are some common mistakes to avoid and a simple plan for getting strong.

Tip: A Backward Way to Build a Stronger Bench

Got a sticking point right off your chest? Having shoulder pain while benching? Erase that pain and weakness. Here's how.

Tip: Does Music Really Help You Train Harder?

We all think it does, but what does science say? And does the type of training you're doing change things? Info here.

Tip: Unilateral vs. Bilateral Training

Which is better? Here are the facts.

Tip: The Strangest Deadlift

Looks odd, but this classic lift's emphasis on cross-body loads will quickly bolster your core strength. Here's how to do it.

Stay Strong All Workout Long

Use this smart training method to ignite your CNS and blast through your workouts.

Superhuman Strength: How to Build It

Use more weight than your max and you'll get stronger, faster. Seem impossible? Here's how it's done.

Tip: Straps, Thick Grips, and 40-Second Wrist Curls

The pros and cons of straps, how to really train your grip and forearms, and more.

Tip: Sledgehammer Arm Training

To really build your forearms you need more than a few wrist curls. Add these sledgehammer exercises to your workouts.

Push and Drag Your Butt Into Shape

No other piece of equipment gives the same bang for your buck as the weight sled or Prowler. Here are five new ways to use it.

The 3 Stages of Real Strength Training

Getting strong requires brutality and smart volume management. Here are the three stages you must complete, along with simple workouts to follow.

The Reverse Method

Take it easier on your joints and blast through your sticking points with this technique. You'll wish you'd started doing it sooner.