Training in the gym is one of the safest things you can do. But bad movement patterns can make some exercises risky. Here’s how to correct issues before they become injuries.
Underrated and underused, resistance band exercises can upgrade your workout without needing weights. Here’s how to use them to build more muscle, improve flexibility, and upgrade your workout.
Deadlifts benefit every gender and goal. They build full-body strength and muscle, and according to research, can even fix back pain. Here’s a guide to help you master the move in no time.
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, […]
Like any great machine, your body uses a system of checks and balances. To help with injury prevention and better posture, these are the exercises you need.
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?
Most lifters hate taking days off or resting. Here are three tips to help you figure out when your body needs a break, and how to become stronger stronger and avoid unnecessary injuries.
What’s the best home gym equipment? Here’s the best value as determined by your goal (fat loss or muscle gain) and budget.
No equipment? No problem. This 8 exercise routine will take you just 10 minutes and has everything you need to build the perfect bodyweight workout.
Not every workout needs to occur at a gym, take 60 minutes, or even require any equipment. When I’m on the road, whether for business or pleasure, finding a fitness facility isn’t top priority. Or if I’m at home and tied to my desk, I’m not going to stress about getting dressed and ready to […]
Muscle-building research isn’t always about people who love to build muscle. The year was 2004. The quote came from one of my esteemed professors at the University of Colorado during a late-night statistical analysis. Back then, I was just a young “professional research assistant.” Translation: I was helping write grants, designing experiments, running tests, and […]