For better gains, hit a muscle hard and heavy one day, then again the next day with lighter pump work. Here's why that works.
How do you get that coveted serratus muscle to show up? First, don't be fat. Second, do this unique exercise.
Lifting until you can't do another rep can build muscle, but only if you plan it wisely. Here are the details you need to know.
This full-body, three-days-per-week routine got The Oak started in bodybuilding. Check it out.
No, the big compound lifts aren't enough for real core strength. Here's why.
The maximus gets all the attention, but don't forget the gluteus minimus and medius. Here's what to do.
Here's what to do before, during, and after squats to activate, strengthen, and grow your glutes.
Never drop the ball again... or the barbell. Here's a new way to build a crushing grip.
Correct strength imbalances and bring up your weak points by using this counterintuitive training method. Check it out.
Got a lagging or weak muscle group? Hit it first in the workout for better results. Here's the science that backs it up.
Balance these just right during the week and you'll make faster progress. Here's how.
Use constant tension even when the load is light. You'll train your body to handle heavier weight and build muscle in the process. Here's how.
Ever roll around on a lacrosse ball or two tennis balls taped together? That might be hurting more than helping. Here's a better way.
Nail the under-stimulated portion of your biceps and you'll add size fast. Here's how.
Here's a lesson we can learn from CrossFit, with caution.
Tag this onto the end of arm day and you'll get the best pump of your life... and stimulate new muscle growth.
No dip stand? Or do regular dips just hurt your shoulders? This band variation is the solution to both problems.
As if the ab wheel wasn't hard enough, Coach Bruno ramps it up a notch. Check this out.
Popular with hardcore bodybuilders, this method can also be used if you're rehabbing. Here's how.
Increase core stability with this gymnast staple. Here's how to do it.
Bring up your upper chest with this unique exercise. Here's how.
Can you really build a lot of muscle doing only 3 reps? Yep. But you need to follow four rules.
Improve your conditioning and test your mettle with this unique exercise. Here's how to do it.
An 8x8 set/rep scheme is tough enough, but do it using 30 second rest periods for all kinds of gains. Here's how.
These monster sets are so tough you should only use them for three workouts in a row. Check 'em out.