The author was sentenced to 10 years in prison. He started lifting to build up his self-esteem and, more importantly, to protect his ass from getting shanked.
Plenty of athletes cheat, but surely not CrossFit Games competitors. After all, it's drug tested so they can't take PEDs, right? (Wrong.)
Use this simple math formula to find your perfect bench press grip, prevent injuries, and lift a lot more weight.
Can you bench press double your bodyweight without a magical bench shirt? No? Then these workout tips are for you.
Powerlifting has a total – the sum of its three lifts. CrossFit has a total too. But are they really the best tests of athleticism? Enter the Pendlay total.
Barbell thrusters are known for hypertrophy + heart-pounding intensity, but they have a lot of drawbacks. Here are two better methods.
I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.
If you're not doing these loaded carry exercises, then you're missing out on muscle growth, strength gains, and much more. Check out these 6 variations.
Trying to get big? Here's how to do it in the shortest amount of time. Check out these six tips that'll make even the skinniest guys huge.
It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?
Abs aren't really made in the kitchen... unless that's where you train. You have to build them like any other muscle. Here's how.
The hip thrust is the go-to move for building athletic speed and power, in addition to building a great butt. Here’s how to do it.
They work for newbies and drug-aided pros, but for the rest of us, body-part splits rob us of growth. Here's what to do instead.
Powerlifters have the strongest triceps. Bodybuilders have the biggest biceps. Here's how to combine their training methods to build arms that are as strong as they look.
Pro bodybuilder Amit Sapir shattered the world record in the raw squat. Ten minutes later, he did it again. Here's how.
Powerlifter, Olympic lifter, and bodybuilder Christian Thibaudeau became a CrossFit athlete for three months. Here are the lessons he learned.
Is your main goal to bench press a Buick or build a great chest? The nine differences you must know to get the results you want.
High frequency training is the future of bodybuilding. But you have to be smart about it. Here’s your guide.
Thinking about competing in bodybuilding, physique, figure, or bikini? Then you need to read this eye-opening blog by an insider.
If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.
Partial reps, isolation exercises, high rep sets: All bad in the eyes of performance and strength coaches, but all very effective for building slabs of muscle.
Everything a weight-lifting woman ever wanted to know about breast implants but was afraid to ask.
Even if you deadlift and squat, you may still be missing something in your quest for the ultimate athletic booty.
Go heavy or go home! Or, you know, go lighter and actually get the results you're looking for. Here are 4 moves that don't require heavy weights.
Sick of working out with guys who curl in the squat rack? It's time to build your own 24-hour fitness facility. Here's how.