Straps are used by pro bodybuilders, figure competitors, strongmen, and even powerlifters, so why the outrage? Here's how to use them wisely.
If you train upper body with this specific rep range while working the lower body with another specific range, you'll make lots more progress.
Love the Olympic lifts but also want to look like you lift? Add these accessory moves to your plan.
New research shows that the world's most popular alcoholic drink has some surprising health benefits.
Smoke that butt with these two banded exercise variations.
You've heard this myth about high-protein diets repeated by lots of folks. Here's the actual science.
Add this tweak to your favorite stretch and really loosen up those tight lats.
Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.
Don't listen to the internet rumor mongers. Here's the real scoop about dieting and diet drinks.
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.
Being big is great, but being big with visible abs is a thousand times better. Here's how to get there.
A new study shows that this method of weight training works great, and it can cut your workout time in half.
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.
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.
Pro bodybuilders, hot fitness chicks, strongmen, and even powerlifters sometimes use the Smith machine. Here's why.
Maybe they think it's functional. Maybe they think it's innovative. Maybe they just need attention. Whatever. This trend has to stop.
Why do smart lifters let their technique go haywire? Ego lifting? Unawareness? Here are the most common problems.
Do you tuck your tail when you squat? Not good. Here’s how to fix it.
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.
Keep it simple. Here's a realistic, economical, and easy way to get lean and fuel muscle growth without all the diet math.
Now we know exactly how much time we can take off between training and a strength competition. Check out the new science.
A meta-study looks at whether lowering a weight slowly really builds more muscle than lifting it fast.
Science reveals more good news about the world's second favorite drink.
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 shows that a very small amount of this herb actually builds muscle and endurance.