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Tip: Axial Loading – What You Need to Know

You need it, but it can also wreck you as you accumulate more years under the bar. Here's how to manage it.

Bodybuilding is the King of Functional Training

Some functional training zealots love to hate on bodybuilding-style lifting. But it's the MOST functional form of resistance training. Here's why.

Tip: Triple Down on Biceps Growth

Combine a loaded stretch, slow negatives, and a vicious mechanical drop set to trigger biceps growth multiple ways. Here's how.

Tip: Pause Reps for Strength and Stability

Hit a sticking point on a major lift like the deadlift? Try this.

The Ultimate Bodyweight Challenge

Fire up your athleticism. Build your shoulders. Get a bulletproof core. And do it all while having some fun. Here's how.

Tip: A New Way to Hammer the Hammer Curl

Use the muscle round technique to light up your brachialis and add size to your arms.

Tip: Range of Motion – Trickier Than You Think

Always use a full range of motion... except when you shouldn't. This can change as you gain more experience. Info here.

Tip: More Important Than the Weight You Lift

If your main goal is to build muscle, stop training with your ego. Try this instead.

Tip: 100 Reps to Bigger Calves

Crank up the reps and the training frequency to add some size to your stubborn calves. Bonus: You can do this anywhere, every day.

Tip: The Math Formula for Big Biceps

Once you're past the newbie stage, try this barbell curling strategy to trigger new arm hypertrophy.

Tip: Blow Up Your Deadlift with this Exercise

A lot of times, your deadlift stalls out because you lack isometric strength in your lats. Let's fix that... and build some new mass too.

Tip: Pre-Stimulation Hamstring Training

Use this simple technique to build bigger, stronger hams.

The Final Word: Free Weights vs. Machines

Some say free weights are best. Some say machines are best. They're both being narrow-minded. Here's the real science.

Tip: Do This to Finally See Your Abs

Research figures out what's been missing from your ab workouts. Here's how to make those shy buggers push through and show themselves.

Tip: Pogo – The Ultimate Plyo For Calves

Set your calves on fire with this athletic exercise.

Tip: The 2:1 Technique for Big Legs

Hammer your hamstrings without all the joint stress and CNS fatigue. Here's how.

From Wheelchair to Wheels

Coach Lee Boyce blew out both knees. The unconventional rules he used to bring himself back can help anyone with a musculoskeletal injury.

Tip: The Best Triceps Isolation Exercise

This exercise, combined with a special training technique, will blow up even the most stubborn triceps. Take a look.

Tip: The Right Reps for Strong Hammies

When it comes to building hamstrings, your rep range matters. Here's what to do.

Every Day is Calf Day

Drop the genetics excuse, Mr. Thermometer Calves. Train them first every time you hit the gym using these exercises and special techniques.

Tip: Sprinters vs. Marathoners – What You Don't Know

Do their physiques say something about their training styles, or is there something else going on? Here's the real story.

Tip: The Next-Level Leg Press

Ramp up the tension and slap some new muscle onto your legs with this little trick.

Tip: Social Media Workouts vs. Real Training

Bands, chains, boxes, agility drills. They have their place, but there's some really bad info out there. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Do the Viking Press in Your Gym

You've seen this lift in strongman competitions. Here's how to do it in a regular gym and smash those delts.

Tip: Don't Cut Your Rest Periods Short

Short on time? Don't rest less between sets or you'll interfere with your gains. Try this instead.