Body fat percentage, full body workouts, somatotypes. Are your ideas about these things holding back your progress?
Stimulate the neurological/myofibril connection to accelerate strength and muscle gains. Here’s how.
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".)
These painful combos prolong time under tension and increase metabolic stress. That means a bigger chest, back, and legs!
3 nationally-ranked competitors agree it's explosiveness that takes your results to the next level.
Everyone does these three stretches... and just about everyone is screwing them up. Are you?
There's nothing sexier than a fit, confident, strong woman. Here's how to turn your cardio queen into a T Vixen.
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.
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.
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.
One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.
Nothing wrecks a natural lifter faster than training like an “enhanced” bodybuilder. Here are the scientific reasons why.
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.
Ask yourself these three important questions and you’ll be able to choose better workouts for your goals.
These stretches are common, but they often lead to even more painful problems. Here's what to do instead.
Ready to take your training up a notch? Try never-ending sets, tonnage programs, and minute-on-the-minute sets.
These odd-looking but highly effective pressing exercises build slabs of muscle and even improve your lifting mechanics.
If your muscle-building progress has stalled, you're probably focusing on the wrong things, or simply not working hard enough.
You'll never hit that PR if your mind isn't in the game. Here's how to trick your brain into blasting big weights.
Bill Pearl is widely acknowledged as the first thinking man's bodybuilder. Here are three things you can learn from him about building muscle.
Lift big-ass weights without pain using these three very advanced techniques.
Separate the advice you need from the advice you need to disregard. And get your squat up already!
The boneheads in your gym only know one way to make an exercise tougher – add more weight. That's why boneheads never build more muscle, no matter how long they work out. Our resident Scotsman knows some remedies.
Give these training strategies a try to quickly fix your lagging muscle groups.
She did 15 minutes on the elliptical trainer. Then she did arm curls, leg extensions, straight leg raises, and side bends-lots of side bends. In short, she was doing everything wrong.