These odd-looking but highly effective pressing exercises build slabs of muscle and even improve your lifting mechanics.
Ready to take your training up a notch? Try never-ending sets, tonnage programs, and minute-on-the-minute sets.
These stretches are common, but they often lead to even more painful problems. Here's what to do instead.
Ask yourself these three important questions and you’ll be able to choose better workouts for your goals.
If this list can't convince you to include at least a bit of fast lifting in your routine, you might want to seek professional help to discuss why you're avoiding maximum success.
Nothing wrecks a natural lifter faster than training like an “enhanced” bodybuilder. Here are the scientific reasons why.
One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.
Three trendy exercises that wreck your delts and keep your orthopedic surgeon in business. Plus the exercise you need to do to fix your shoulders.
Have a love-hate relationship with the overhead press? Want to do them, but your shoulders say no? Here are 5 exercises that work just as well.
Using dead stop movements to blow past a sticking point; how ab work has nothing to do with building a six-pack; and how you should blow-torch the treadmill and burn fat in a way that works.
There's nothing sexier than a fit, confident, strong woman. Here's how to turn your cardio queen into a T Vixen.
Everyone does these three stretches... and just about everyone is screwing them up. Are you?
3 nationally-ranked competitors agree it's explosiveness that takes your results to the next level.
These painful combos prolong time under tension and increase metabolic stress. That means a bigger chest, back, and legs!
Dan John wants to know if you're making progress. It seems the answer should be simple, but is it? Fortunately, the big guy offers up 3 unorthodox ways to gauge your answer. (Wait until you read about the "pencil test".)
Stimulate the neurological/myofibril connection to accelerate strength and muscle gains. Here’s how.
Body fat percentage, full body workouts, somatotypes. Are your ideas about these things holding back your progress?
All three of these training methods are valid. Problem is, they're being misused by dumb coaches and ignorant athletes. Are you one of them?
If you've only been training for a couple of years, just about anything you do in the weightroom will make you stronger. However, those of you who have been training a bit longer need to pull out the heavy artillery.
Pain makes it harder to lift and stay motivated. Not getting relief? Trigger point therapy may be your solution. Here's how to do it.
If cardio is causing you to lose gains, you're doing it wrong. Here's how to build your glutes, hamstrings and quads with conditioning work.
The lifting greats knew how to get strong long before drugs and long before science came along to prove their methods. Here are their best secrets.
Heavy lifting, volume work, and constant tension. Here’s how to program them all for maximum hypertrophy.
From beginner to advanced lifter, here’s how to balance the three most important mechanisms of hypertrophy.
Here's how to cut out a lot of useless reps and get straight to the ones that produce the most muscle growth.