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Tip: Hip Thrust for a Stronger Squat

Can this butt-building exercise actually improve your back squat? Researchers have taken a look. You may be surprised.

Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

Tip: Science Finds the Best Butt Exercise for Women

A study involving weight-trained women finds that one glute exercise works better than the others. Check it out.

Tip: The Best Bench Press for Athletes

Close grip or traditional grip? If an athlete wants to transfer strength into power, here's what science says is the best choice.

Make Any Workout Better, Instantly

Here are six adjustments you can make to any workout program to make it more successful.

Tip: Science Discovers How Much Protein You Need

How many grams per day? A giant meta-study comes up with a definitive answer for lifters.

Tip: Want Size? Build Reps, Then Add Weight

Here's a simple progression method that works every time, yet most people have never tried it.

6 Ways to Lift Hard With Bad Knees

You can have hinkey knees and still train hard. You just have to make a few adjustments to keep them happy. Here's how.

Tip: The Best Squat Variation You're Not Using

Build your legs, boost your regular squat, and work around injuries with this butt-busting variation.

Tip: Rest Periods: Sit or Walk Around?

What's more important, active recovery between sets or resting as much as possible? This new study on CrossFitters sheds some light.

Why Intermittent Fasting Fails Most People

For a small number of people, IF works great. But for others it can completely backfire. Is it right for you? Here's what you need to know.

Tip: The Bench Press Tip No One Talks About

Bodybuilders and recreational lifters need to do the opposite of what powerlifters do. Here's why.

Tip: This Exercise Beats Squats for Glute Gains

You've seen the squat-booty memes, but the squat came in last for glute activation when compared to two other exercises.

The Best Dumbbell Exercise You're Not Doing

Here are the best ways use to dumbbells for muscle growth, strength, and looking good naked.

Tip: The Perfect Number of Sets for Growth

Don't do more sets and reps than you need to. All it does is eat into your recovery and slow down gains. Details here.

Tip: The Best Chest Exercise Since 1911

For complete chest development, don't forget this classic. Bonus: There's a new way to do it for even better results. Check this out.

Tip: How to Beat Stress-Induced Insomnia

Work stress leads to bad sleep. And bad sleep saps your willpower and leads to poor food choices at night. Here's how to break the cycle.

Tip: The Art of the Batch Prep

Avoid decision fatigue, improve diet adherence, and reach your body comp goals. Here's how.

Tip: The Ridiculous Truth about Salt

Is there really a link between sodium and hypertension? Here are the facts.

Tip: Keep Your Diet Boring

What does a boring diet plan have to do with willpower and getting shredded? Quite a lot actually. Here's why.

The 5 Laws of Metabolism

Understand these laws and you'll have an easier time losing fat, building muscle, and staying healthy and happy for life.

Tip: Apple Cider Vinegar, Omega-3s, and C3G

Insulin sensitivity. You want to optimize it for mass gains or fat loss. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Do More Reps for Real Life Strength

Here's why everyone needs to add some higher-rep sets to their workouts.

Lifters Need to Lift More Often

Hitting each muscle once per week works for newbies, but not for experienced lifters. Here's why and what to do about it.

Tip: For Mass, Drink Your Food

This pro needs 350g of protein and 1100g of carbs per day to pack on the mass. You do not, but you can adopt his diet strategy.