Want to know the truth about the 7-minute workout? Discover why the top muscle researcher in the world says the findings are misleading.
Becoming stronger—just like building muscle or burning fat—is not rocket science, but it is exercise science. There’s a way to make sure you improve and many (many) more ways to ensure that you don’t. And if past experience is any indication, the two biggest limitations to strength are: A) What you’re putting on the bar, […]
The story is always the same. You try a workout or diet that you “know” should work. But it doesn’t. Is it you or are you a victim of bad fitness?
Every month I write a column for Muscle & Fitness magazine called “Born Fit.” In it, I answer real questions asked by real people on Twitter. These are my unedited answers to those questions. If you want to potentially be featured in the magazine tweet at me and ask a question using the hashtag #BornFit and #AskBorn. -AB […]
You can grow bigger arms without lots of curls. This high frequency biceps builder get results, and can even be used with two simple bodyweight exercises.
Most women spend a lot of time focusing on biceps and triceps and still don’t have “toned arms.” Here’s how to turn up the volume for far better results.
Perhaps no exercise topic is more debated than proper squat form. How low should you squat? Turns out the answer is more complex—and personal—than most people will admit. And it all starts with a simple test. Here’s a guide to finding the right squat position for your body.
Guess what? Odds are your workout plan isn’t designed for your body. This 3-step assessment (and sample plans) will personalize your approach for faster progress, fewer injuries, and better results.
There are workout challenges, and then there is this workout. An 8-exercise circuit that is as difficult as it is simple. Are you up for the challenge?
Taking every set in your workout to complete exhaustion might be a big mistake. Training to failure can build muscle and strength, but only if done right.
Do squats hurt your back? What about pain in your knees? This pain-free approach will fix your squat, increase strength, and prevent injury.
How can you tell the difference between overtraining and exhaustion from a hard workout? Let this be your guide to fatigue, soreness, and recovery.