Dave Draper, the best bodybuilder to never win Mr. Olympia, expounds on the agony and ecstasy of a life spent lifting.
A sports medicine physician who worked at the CrossFit Games has some pointed advice for CrossFit HQ. Check it out.
So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.
Train opposing muscle groups together, like Arnold did, and you'll build more muscle in less time while also developing muscular balance.
The box squat doesn't get all that much respect, but in this match-up, it's the Rocky Balboa of the squat world.
Here's how to prevent the bloated gut, lack of energy, aching joints, and diminishing testosterone levels caused by crappy digestion.
Gut bacteria contribute to your mood, your waistline, your overall health, and even the size of your nads. Here's how to make sure you have the right balance.
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.
Back in the “Golden Age of Bodybuilding,” guys performed the now-forgotten pullover to build their upper bodies. Who says you can't go back?