The best years are often the college years. If you follow a smart training program like this one, they can also be your best muscle-building years.
Timed sets are a simple, effective, and extremely painful way to build work capacity and serious muscle, fast.
Know when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em. Here's how to figure out when you need to pull back before you gamble your gains away.
General physical preparedness is the key to outstanding performance. Here's how to set-up a program that sets you up for success.
Training slumps are inevitable. But there’s a reason they happen. Here’s what’s causing yours, and what to do about it.
Injuries are as much a part of the iron game as plates, dumbbells, and chalk. Here’s what to do when it happens.
Designing your own diet to get you healthy and lean is as easy as counting from one to eight. Here’s how.
There's more to squatting than just getting under a heavy bar and popping a couple of blood vessels in your eye. Here are a few little-known variations of the king of lifts.
Here's a fast and effective way to get on the path to success.
Forget the fancy training tools. This dirty sucker is as basic and effective as they come.
Don't read this unless you want to get bummed out about how you've been training the wrong grips, rep ranges, and exercises for your biceps, your back, and your entire lower body.
Whether you're new to lifting or a seasoned strength trainer looking to take up competition, understanding the difference is critical.
John Meadows’ style of training is typically used by only very advanced lifters. Here’s how to make it work for you if you’re a mere mortal.
Wendler talks plyo, bands, chains, the safety squat bar, the thumbless grip, and taking accessory lifts to failure.
Master this exercise and you’ll build some new muscle and maybe even fix your nagging shoulder pain.
Five tips and drills to help you front squat more effectively and take your training to the next level.
Here's a Westside-influenced strength-building program to make you maximally strong while using minimal toys.
Building muscle boils down to getting on the right side of the protein synthesis balance sheet. Here's how to do it.
Understanding the science of sets, reps, and muscle-specific fiber composition will make you sound smarter. Going to the gym and applying that knowledge will make you bigger.
You often need specialized equipment to do the Olympic lifts, but that's not the case with these dumbbell variations.
Few injuries are as debilitating as knee pain. Here's what to do when yours strikes.
Do your tight muscles need more stretching or just better stretches? Find out here.
Speed training or maximal training? What's the difference and why is knowing the difference important?
Here's a basic, balls-out program that works around the busy guy’s life.
Leg training should push you to your physical limits without crushing your back. Here's the smart way to make it happen.