This Kills Your Weight Training Results. Let's Fix It
Weight training is all about hard work, but overdoing lifting volume will slow or even stop your gains. Here's why and what to do instead.
Deadlift Form: The Dirty Secret No One Tells You
Weight plates force you to deadlift 8.75 inches off the floor, but that may not fit your body type. Here's how to fix your deadlift form.
The Full-Body Dumbbell Workout Plan 2
Got a set of adjustable weights? Want to build muscle and strength? Here's a complete dumbbell workout that'll hit your entire body.
The Full-Body Dumbbell Workout Plan
Here's how to get an effective, total-body dumbbell workout, even if you're dumbbells aren't that heavy. Do this plan every other day.
Progressive Overload is Overrated
Most lifters are obsessed with adding weight to the bar – one form of progressive overload. That could be holding them back. Here's why.
Tempo Training for Strength & Hypertrophy
Tempo training will grow muscle, build strength, and boost athleticism. Bonus: You can add these three methods to almost any training plan.
The Best Exercises Aren't What You Think
The big free-weight lifts are the best exercises for muscle and strength, right? Well, it's more nuanced than that. Here's the new science.
10 Clever Exercises for Home Workout Warriors
Your home workout doesn't have to be lame. Try out these smart accessory exercises that don't require a gym full of expensive machines.
Fast Muscle Growth: Specialization Made Simple
Got a few lagging muscle groups? Trigger new muscle growth with this simple body-part specialization plan. Here's how to do it.
3 Reasons to Re-Think Training to Failure
Training to failure may feel effective, but is it? Here are three reasons why it can work against long-term gains, according to science.
5 Deadlift Variations You've Never Even Tried
These deadlift variations and alternatives take a great lift and make it even better for your specific goals. Have you tried them all?
The Very Best Workout Split For YOUR Goals
Build muscle faster and get stupid strong by choosing the right workout split for your personal goals and schedule. Pick one of these.
6 New Chest Workout Tips for Fast Gains
If your strength gains are slow and your upper body is the same size as last year, you need to upgrade your chest workout. Here's how.
Workout Challenge: 1 to 10 Pull-Ups
Want to take on a smart workout challenge? Start with the first pull-up variation and see if you can work your way to the tenth. See it here.
One Exercise for Thick Triceps and a Big Bench Press
Struggle to lock out during the bench press? Want a monstrous set of triceps? Master this hybrid exercise. Here's how to do it.
Romanian Deadlifts vs. Stiff-Leg Deadlifts
Bending over and picking things up doesn't need to be complicated. So let's clear it up. Here's the difference between these two deadlifts.
3 Good, But Overrated Exercises
Don't get mad. These are all decent movements, but there are more effective options. Are you using any of these overrated exercises?
The Best Number of Sets for Getting Stronger
A solid new study determines the best number of sets for building lower-body strength. Hint: You're probably doing way too many. Info here.
The 6 Types of Squats Every Lifter Should Master
Hit leg day hard, but mix it up. Here are six types of squats for every occasion, injury history, and experience level. Tried them all?