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Tip: Specialization Cycles for Stubborn Muscles

Past the newbie stage, it's tough to improve every muscle group or lift at the same time. Here are some simple rules for specialization programs.

The Smartest Training Split

Hardly anyone applies any reasoning to their training splits. Here's one that makes sense and guarantees progress.

Tip: 5 Push-Up Variations for Strong Guys

Push-ups should remain a staple exercise for you, even if you're past the newbie stage. Here are five variations for advanced lifters.

Tip: Speed Work for the Deadlift

Pull more weight off the floor... faster. Here are two ways to program speed and technique work.

How to Deadlift Over 700 Pounds

Eager to pull big numbers? You're more likely to make mistakes that'll bring your max down. Here's what to do... and what not to do.

Tip: The Top TRX Exercises for Muscle Growth

Suspension exercises for hypertrophy? Yes. Give these a shot.

Tip: A Japanese Method of Stress & Anxiety Control

Forest bathing sounds like something only naked hippies do, but now science backs up the practice. Read this to chill out.

Tip: Fight Dead Butt Syndrome

Chances are if you're over 30 that backside of yours is starting to look like two gluten-free pancakes, even if you train. Here's why and how to fix it.

Tip: A Startling Benefit of Exercise

A huge study of tens of thousands of people reveals that the upside of exercise is far more potent than we realized.

Tip: The Ultimate Trap-Bar Deadlift

This lift is really a deadlift-squat hybrid. Here's how to make it an even better muscle and strength builder.

Tip: Do the Axe Chop for Core Strength

Build powerful rotational strength with this cable exercise. Here's 6 ways to do it.

The Simple Plan For Stubborn Body Fat

Nearly every trainer will say that you can't spot reduce. Well, maybe THEY can't. But here's what stubborn body fat actually is, and how to lose it.

Tip: Research Update – Time Under Tension

TUT builds muscle. But what's more important, rep speed or set speed? A new study tested this out.

Tip: Master the Double Kettlebell Deadlift

Jack up your deadlifting volume without jacking up your spine. Try this.

Super-Fast, Super-Effective Workouts

Build more muscle from two or three short weekly workouts than most guys do from training six days a week. Try these programs.

Tip: The Golden Ratio for Hardgainers

How much time should you spend building versus cutting? Your physique depends on the answer. Check this out.

Tip: Find Your Stance For Sumo Deadlifts

Most lifters go super wide, but that only works if it fits your anatomy. Here's how to find YOUR best stance.

The Very Best Bodyweight Exercises

Nine butt-kicking bodyweight moves that lifters and athletes need, no matter how advanced they are.

Tip: A Better Way to Build Wide Delts

Build stronger, healthier shoulders with this unique exercise. Take a look.

The Breast Implant Illness Epidemic

Many weight training women get breast implants. And many get them removed because of mysterious symptoms. Here's why.

Tip: The Scientific Cure for a Flat Upper Chest

Sure, the incline bench press helps, but you need to add something else to your inclines to really build the clavicular head. Info here.

Tip: How to Build Athletic Core Strength

Fill in the strength gaps left by traditional core exercises with these two rotational moves.

5 Ways to Screw Up Intermittent Fasting

If you're going to try fasting, then at least avoid these all-too common mistakes.

Tip: Do the Archer Pull-Up

Fresh off the playground: A tutorial on how to do a little-known pull-up variation from the master of bodyweight exercises.