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.
Three experts devise training programs for 5 different body parts. If there’s something you want to build, start with one of these plans.
If your posture kinda sucks, you may be one exercise away from injury. Here's what to skip, plus alternatives to get you jacked and fix that ugly posture.
These three exercises can wreck your knees. Don't worry, you can modify the movements or just replace them with something better. Here's how.
Why high-rep barbell work, heavy machine work, and partials all have a place in your training... that is, if you want to grow.
Some of you might have enjoyed the Diary of a Steroid User series as much as I did. It was an interesting, unapologetic, honest portrait of what it's like when an average Joe uses steroids. But however much I enjoyed it, I cringed when I read some of the "pyramid" workouts outlined by the anonymous author
Time to go outside and get ugly. Revive your inner warrior and do these three nasty strength and stamina drills once a week.
Most of the cardio work done in the gym is stupid. Here are three methods that actually burn calories and build work capacity.
You've heard these things before. You've probably repeated them. Well, stop it. They're oversimplified and sometimes flat-out false.
In four months I'll be a whopping 28 years old. I know a thing or two about training and all that goes into it, but I also respect the fact that there's a hell of a lot I don't know enough about, and other topics I need to know something about that I'm not even aware of!
There's no such thing as isolation in training or in life. Everything you do, have done, and will do, affects everything else. Success is a synergistic – not additive – phenomenon.
Warning: This is hilarious powerlifter humor and probably offensive to hyper-sensitive weak people.
Coach Boyle's been dragging his calloused butt through the weighlifting business for 25 years. During that time he's made a few mistakes, but luckily for you whippersnappers, he wants to save you from making those same mistakes.
Want to build pure brute strength? How about unadulterated muscular size? Maybe both? Here are the best set/rep schemes for your goal.
Eric describes how doing the YMCA song can help shoulder stability, why "your balls still suck," the right way to do a push-up, and how to do a DB Overhead Reverse Lunge.
Everything you need to know to develop a strong, powerful core.
A chiseled midsection. A strong, functional core. Who says you can't train for both? Here’s how to do it.
Injured? Here’s what you need to know to keep training, keep your gains, and get better.
Forget the crappy "things I learned" lists being spammed at you on Facebook. Here are some real lessons to help you.
Get better results for every major body part and big lift with these innovative exercise hacks.
Break out the tape measure and get ready to hit the gym. Roman's got some tips to make this your best training year ever.
Build muscle and shed fat in 20 minutes with this new rest-pause workout... if you don't pass out first.
How do actors make such dramatic transformations? How do they eat and train? Are steroids involved? We ask the experts.
Here's how to use demanding 20-minute workouts to build a strong, powerful body... or die trying.
There are things you absolutely must do to get big and strong. And then there's the stuff that didn't quite make the cut.