Four rules to follow when you can only train 3 days per week, plus the 4 common mistakes to avoid. Sample plan included.
Some of you might have enjoyed the Diary of a Steroid User series as much as I did. It was an interesting, unapologetic, honest portrait of what it's like when an average Joe uses steroids. But however much I enjoyed it, I cringed when I read some of the "pyramid" workouts outlined by the anonymous author
These three exercises can wreck your knees. Don't worry, you can modify the movements or just replace them with something better. Here's how.
If your posture kinda sucks, you may be one exercise away from injury. Here's what to skip, plus alternatives to get you jacked and fix that ugly posture.
Three experts devise training programs for 5 different body parts. If there’s something you want to build, start with one of these plans.
She did 15 minutes on the elliptical trainer. Then she did arm curls, leg extensions, straight leg raises, and side bends-lots of side bends. In short, she was doing everything wrong.
Give these training strategies a try to quickly fix your lagging muscle groups.
The boneheads in your gym only know one way to make an exercise tougher – add more weight. That's why boneheads never build more muscle, no matter how long they work out. Our resident Scotsman knows some remedies.
Separate the advice you need from the advice you need to disregard. And get your squat up already!
Lift big-ass weights without pain using these three very advanced techniques.
Everybody wants a bench press that gets noticed. Here are three sure-fire programs to get you pushing some serious iron, fast.
Three psychological concepts and ideas that can be applied to your physique transformation goals. Check ‘em out.
You'll never hit that PR if your mind isn't in the game. Here's how to trick your brain into blasting big weights.
If your muscle-building progress has stalled, you're probably focusing on the wrong things, or simply not working hard enough.
These odd-looking but highly effective pressing exercises build slabs of muscle and even improve your lifting mechanics.
Ready to take your training up a notch? Try never-ending sets, tonnage programs, and minute-on-the-minute sets.
These stretches are common, but they often lead to even more painful problems. Here's what to do instead.
Ask yourself these three important questions and you’ll be able to choose better workouts for your goals.
If this list can't convince you to include at least a bit of fast lifting in your routine, you might want to seek professional help to discuss why you're avoiding maximum success.
Nothing wrecks a natural lifter faster than training like an “enhanced” bodybuilder. Here are the scientific reasons why.
One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.
You've heard these sayings before. They make sense... if you don't think about them very hard. Let's think about them hard and get to the truth.
Low-carb diets work for fat loss, if you don't wreck your Testosterone, cortisol, and thyroid. Here are 3 rules for success.
Three trendy exercises that wreck your delts and keep your orthopedic surgeon in business. Plus the exercise you need to do to fix your shoulders.
Have a love-hate relationship with the overhead press? Want to do them, but your shoulders say no? Here are 5 exercises that work just as well.