The squat is a great exercise, no doubt. But research shows that, for bodybuilding, it misses a lot of leg muscles. You need these exercises too.
Build bigger, stronger pecs by avoiding this exercise combo.
You really want to know? Paul Carter has some life advice for you, and also some bodybuilding advice.
Here's how to get your hips moving properly and blast through deadlifts, pull-throughs, RDL's, and kettlebell swings.
Probably not. Here's why, plus a better exercise for most lifters.
A side effect of what you're doing in the gym may make you live longer than those wraith-like calorie-restriction guys.
Everything a weight-lifting woman ever wanted to know about breast implants but was afraid to ask.
Hara-what? It's a simple Japanese dietary approach that will keep you lean and mean. Check it out.
Science shows that a very small amount of this herb actually builds muscle and endurance.
People will try the weirdest diets and workouts, but many won't do the simple things proven to work. Here are three of them.
Science reveals more good news about the world's second favorite drink.
A meta-study looks at whether lowering a weight slowly really builds more muscle than lifting it fast.
Now we know exactly how much time we can take off between training and a strength competition. Check out the new science.
Keep it simple. Here's a realistic, economical, and easy way to get lean and fuel muscle growth without all the diet math.
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.
Do you tuck your tail when you squat? Not good. Here’s how to fix it.
Why do smart lifters let their technique go haywire? Ego lifting? Unawareness? Here are the most common problems.
Maybe they think it's functional. Maybe they think it's innovative. Maybe they just need attention. Whatever. This trend has to stop.
Pro bodybuilders, hot fitness chicks, strongmen, and even powerlifters sometimes use the Smith machine. Here's why.
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.
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.
A new study shows that this method of weight training works great, and it can cut your workout time in half.
Being big is great, but being big with visible abs is a thousand times better. Here's how to get there.
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.
Don't listen to the internet rumor mongers. Here's the real scoop about dieting and diet drinks.