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Tip: The Missing Exercise for Pumped Pecs

Bench presses and push-ups are great, but they don't strengthen the entire chest. Here's what to add to chest day.

Overload Chest Training: 7 New Exercises

You can lower more weight than you can lift. Here are 7 unique exercises that take advantage of that fact and shock your chest into growing.

Tip: The Achievement Hormone

A new study shows that your social status can boost this hormone and help you achieve more in the future. Check it out.

Tip: ACTN3 – The Muscle Gene

Here's what you need to know about this tricky gene and its variants.

How to Get Someone to Work Out

Trying to get your significant other or a relative into the gym? Want to help a friend get motivated? Check out these 11 tips.

Tip: It's the Coffee, Not the Caffeine

Coffee isn't just a vehicle for caffeine. It has other components that work synergistically with caffeine, making it a great pre-workout drink.

Tip: The 10 Best Cross-Body Exercises

Boost all-around strength and real-world athletic performance with these moves.

No Weights, Big Wheels

Drop your regular leg-day workout and try this for 8 weeks. If you can take the pain, your quads, hams, and glutes will explode. In a good way.

Tip: Don't Add Weight to Your Pull-Ups

So you can do 8 decent pull-ups. Big deal. You're still not ready to do the weighted version. Do these instead.

Tip: A Better Way to Calculate Body Fat Percentage?

Science gives us a new way to figure out how much fat we're carrying. All you need is a tape measure. But is it any better than BMI?

Tip: 4 Simple Ways to Build a Stronger Grip

Strengthen your grip and boost your deadlift, pull-up, row, and more. Here's how.

Tip: The Missing CrossFit Movement

CrossFit workouts hit every fitness quality, but they do fall a bit short in one important area.

Tip: Static Stretch For Only This Long

Holding a static stretch for precisely this many seconds before doing a lift increases performance.

Tip: 6 More Reasons to Avoid Soy

Most lifters have already removed soy protein from their diets. Need a few more reasons to keep it out? Here ya go.

Rippetoe Goes Off

Rip has a few questions for you about unilateral exercises, imbalances, exercise variety, and why you're such a wussy.

Tip: The 4 Single-Leg Exercises You Need

Improve your strength, performance, and overall physique with these moves.

Tip: The Right Overhead Press for You

Not everyone is ready for the barbell. Are you? Find out here and double check your form.

The Problem With Heavy Weights

Sounds like blasphemy, but chasing numbers on the bar can sometimes wreck your gains. Here's why, plus four ways to fix the problem.

Tip: The 4 Things That Trigger Muscle Growth

Sadly, many lifters only know about a couple of these. Here's a quick hypertrophy refresher course.

Tip: Good and Bad Barbell Rows

Great exercise, but are you making these common mistakes?

The Isolation Exercise Checklist

Just doing the big basic exercises leaves lots of gaps in your development. Here's how to target those muscles that the basics don't touch.

Tip: The Best Hip Hinge

This fundamental movement pattern is, well, fundamental. But try this before you jump into deadlifting.

One-Rule Diets That Work Every Time

Keep it simple and get ripped. Here are 4 one-sentence plans that require a little discipline but not an ounce of overthinking.

Tip: Fix Those Tight Shoulders Fast

Test and improve shoulder rotation with this exercise.