Not everyone is ready for the barbell. Are you? Find out here and double check your form.
Sounds like blasphemy, but chasing numbers on the bar can sometimes wreck your gains. Here's why, plus four ways to fix the problem.
Sadly, many lifters only know about a couple of these. Here's a quick hypertrophy refresher course.
Great exercise, but are you making these common mistakes?
Just doing the big basic exercises leaves lots of gaps in your development. Here's how to target those muscles that the basics don't touch.
Here are the pros and cons.
This fundamental movement pattern is, well, fundamental. But try this before you jump into deadlifting.
Test and improve shoulder rotation with this exercise.
It's a mandatory movement pattern, but you need to choose the best variation for your body and goals. Here's a quick rundown.
Some people really do have a genetic disadvantage when it comes to muscle growth. Here's why and exactly what to do to fight it.
Build your upper back and neck with this unusual exercise. You'll stand straighter and lift heavier.
Most of what we do today to heal minor injuries and relieve soreness is actually delaying healing and maybe even muscle growth. Info here.
Finally, a study that compares split routines with whole-body routines to show which one leads to more muscle.
Do this quick routine once per week and you'll be shocked by your newfound gains.
Save your joints and recover faster with this bench press variation.
Strengthen this part of your glutes and you'll improve your squats and deadlifts. You might even relieve some lower back pain.
Newbies often waste their first year or two of training. They should be taking advantage of this magical time. Here's what to avoid and what to do instead.
Replace the barbell and you'll stimulate more growth and keep your wrists and shoulders healthier. Here's how.
This is a better option than the traditional bro-split you see many people using, but it does have its drawbacks. Info here.
Not getting any stronger? Not getting any bigger? Use this method to get your gains going again.
No muscle fiber is safe with this training method. Here's how to use it to build wider shoulders.
It's not a bad way to organize your training week, but it has its drawbacks. Check 'em out.
Train your triceps and protect your elbows. Build big arms and healthy joints with this pressdown variation.
Getting back into the gym after being injured? Here's how you need to think about personal records.
Soy was once thought to shrink your balls and make it harder for you to put on muscle. Does current research back up those fears?