Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.
Fat guys have great calves. Here’s how to build them without the getting fat part.
To be a good fighter, you need a balance between strength, endurance, and mobility. Here’s what to do to ramp up all three.
Need to shock your muscles into new growth? Need to make that personal trainer with the oversized head and youth-sized Under Armour shirt drop his favorite baby blue dumbbell on his toe? Then this killer workout is for you.
Five warm-up routines and stretches that do more harm than good, plus some better ideas.
The first installment of a three-part series that'll turn you into a thick, dense, and rugged beast in three short months.
Real core training, real simple. The best exercises and exercise progressions for your abs.
We can always count on Christian to give us some great new movements that, in addition to spurring new muscle growth, will elicit bewildered stares from all the ACE certified trainers in the gym.
Big Dave Tate is a powerlifting icon and a successful businessman. He's also the least politically correct man in weightlifting and always a sure bet to scorch somebody's eardrums.
Charles Poliquin invented this glute tri-set for alpine skiers, but it works great for bodybuilding purposes, too. It's also a good routine if you're an ass model, but there aren't too many of those around.
Training ideas that’ll improve your squat, bench press, and even your abs.
What’s better, total body training or an upper-lower body split? Both work, and even though it sounds weird, you can actually combine the two methods. Here’s how.
Charles Poliquin is a genius when it comes to devising innovative, painful exercises and his One-Arm Barbell Eccentric Curls are no exception. They're guaranteed to hurt, along with eliciting stares from other gym members.
Do you need a 1:1 ratio of bodyweight exercises and weighted exercises? This coach thinks so. Here’s why and what to do.
Every good trainer has that moment of clarity when something he thought was true is brought into question. Alwyn calls these mini-epiphanies "Ah-ha" moments. Here are five "Ah-ha" moments that might just change the way you think, too.
Christian serves up 3 innovative methods for taking your gains to new heights - one for biceps, one for arms in general, and a Bizarro World method that involves doing the opposite of everything you now do.
Bodybuilding legend Vince Gironda called it the "perfect curl". Christian Thibaudeau says it may be the best biceps-building exercise ever. With street cred like that, you just gotta' try it!
A lot of lifters think that hardgainers rank right up there with Big Foot and Nessie on the believability scale. Writer Phillip Nation begs to differ. He thinks that true hardgainers exist and, more importantly, can be cured.
Sure all the pros are roided out to their mutant gills. That doesn't mean we can't still learn some incredibly valuable back-training tips by observing how the big bastards train.
How to fix the most common mistakes with rows, squats, bench presses and more.
Here's the latest exercise to make you curse us: Imagine doing a heavy deadlift and then going for a stroll. Okay, that doesn't exactly describe the Deadlift Walk, but it comes close.
Maybe you're a bodybuilder through and through, but you still ought to know how to do some of the "old time" training methods like the split style. Besides, it may just put on some muscle, and that ain't bad.
More great bodybuilding tips from Charles Poliquin. This time, Charles discusses his favorite power foods, how much protein is needed, whether soreness is a good thing, and a host of other eye-opening topics.
Add almost an inch of muscle to your arms in a short amount of time. Here are the exercises to do and exactly how to do them.
A summary of Coach Poliquin’s best stuff, from sets and reps to the best exercise choices for your goals.