Here's what you need to know about this tricky gene and its variants.
Trying to get your significant other or a relative into the gym? Want to help a friend get motivated? Check out these 11 tips.
Boost all-around strength and real-world athletic performance with these moves.
So you can do 8 decent pull-ups. Big deal. You're still not ready to do the weighted version. Do these instead.
Science gives us a new way to figure out how much fat we're carrying. All you need is a tape measure. But is it any better than BMI?
Strengthen your grip and boost your deadlift, pull-up, row, and more. Here's how.
CrossFit workouts hit every fitness quality, but they do fall a bit short in one important area.
Holding a static stretch for precisely this many seconds before doing a lift increases performance.
Rip has a few questions for you about unilateral exercises, imbalances, exercise variety, and why you're such a wussy.
Improve your strength, performance, and overall physique with these moves.
Not everyone is ready for the barbell. Are you? Find out here and double check your form.
Sounds like blasphemy, but chasing numbers on the bar can sometimes wreck your gains. Here's why, plus four ways to fix the problem.
Sadly, many lifters only know about a couple of these. Here's a quick hypertrophy refresher course.
Great exercise, but are you making these common mistakes?
Just doing the big basic exercises leaves lots of gaps in your development. Here's how to target those muscles that the basics don't touch.
Here are the pros and cons.
This fundamental movement pattern is, well, fundamental. But try this before you jump into deadlifting.
Test and improve shoulder rotation with this exercise.
It's a mandatory movement pattern, but you need to choose the best variation for your body and goals. Here's a quick rundown.
Some people really do have a genetic disadvantage when it comes to muscle growth. Here's why and exactly what to do to fight it.
Build your upper back and neck with this unusual exercise. You'll stand straighter and lift heavier.
Most of what we do today to heal minor injuries and relieve soreness is actually delaying healing and maybe even muscle growth. Info here.
Finally, a study that compares split routines with whole-body routines to show which one leads to more muscle.
Do this quick routine once per week and you'll be shocked by your newfound gains.
Save your joints and recover faster with this bench press variation.