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Tip: The Strength Test Real Lifters Can Pass

Are you strong? Like, really strong in a real-world kinda way? Take this test and find out.

6 Uncomfortable Thoughts About Exercise Form

Experienced lifters and coaches know that exercise form is highly individual and highly goal dependent. Here's why.

Tip: 200 Pound Man, 100 Pound Dumbbell

Can you pass this strength test? All you'll need is a dumbbell that's 50 percent of your bodyweight.

Tip: The Purpose of the Leg Press

Some coaches say the leg press is useless. They're wrong. Here's why.

Real Men Train Their Glutes

Want a stronger, more powerful body? You need a strong butt. Glute-specific training isn't just for the girls. Here's your man-plan.

Tip: Smoke Your Legs With an EZ-Bar

It's not just for arm day, you meathead. Try these awesome lower-body exercises.

The Truth About Rest-Pause Training

If you look at the research, you'll see that rest-pause training isn't what it's cracked up to be. Here's why.

Stop Stretching, Start Lifting

The right kind of lifting will increase mobility and flexibility better than stretching or goofy mobility drills. And you'll build muscle too. Check this out.

Tip: Assisted Dips – Useful or Just a Sissy Exercise?

You may be surprised. Check this out.

Stop Squatting and Deadlifting So Damn Much

Sure, the big 3 lifts are great, but experienced lifters need to stop chasing numbers for a while and fix their weak links. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: The Best Power and Conditioning Test

You need both anaerobic power and aerobic capacity to be a great lifter and athlete. Test them both with this simple challenge.

Tip: The Strength Athlete's Mistake

This common error makes it harder to set squat and deadlift PR's, and it may even leave you injured.

Tip: Simple Power Training for Muscle

More power equals more muscle and more athleticism. Here's an easy way to toss in some power-building movements before your workout.

The 10-6-10 Method for Size

To really grow, you have to do concentric, eccentric, and even isometric reps. Here's a training method that combines all three in one set.

Tip: 3 Reasons Trap Bar Deadlifts Are King

For non-powerlifters, trap bar deads beat the pants off the barbell variation. Here's why.

Ask Us Anything 4

Can banging a bodybuilder make you fail a drug test? Can anyone build 19-inch arms? Is soreness necessary? All this and more!

Tip: The Truth About the Bad Girl Machine

Can strength athletes actually benefit from the adductor and abductor machine? Here's what you need to know.

The Real Driver of Muscle Growth

A 6-month long study used experienced lifters to pinpoint what amount of volume would build the most muscle and strength. Here's what they found.

Tip: Got Angry Knees? Squat Like This

You don't have to ditch all your leg training when your knees are acting up. Try this squat variation instead.

Pump and Grunt – New Biceps Finishers

Try these grueling training methods while the wuss boys next to you are doing their stale barbell curls for 3 sets of 10.

Tip: Death by Dumbbell – The Workout

Got about 10 minutes? Then you've got time to do this wicked one-dumbbell workout.

3 Dumb Rules That Don't Apply Anymore

Why high-rep barbell work, heavy machine work, and partials all have a place in your training... that is, if you want to grow.

Tip: The Russian Core Exercise

This forgotten core movement will make you better at just about any physical activity. Check it out.

Why You're Wrong About Machine Training

Stop feeling all superior because you avoid machines. A combo of free weights and machines is best. Here's why.

Tip: Why You Need Spider Curls

This classic bodybuilding exercise deserves a place in your workout. Here's why and how to do it right.