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The Optimal Number of Reps for Forcing Muscle Growth

Focus more on HOW you lift to get the most out of each rep.<p>If you’ve been reading my articles and columns over the past 15 years, you are well aware …

Muscle

Best biceps exercises: The only 10 bicep workouts you need to know

Best biceps exercises: The only 10 bicep workouts you need to know<p>Let’s face it, the real reason you joined the gym was so you could work your guns. …

The Blood Type Diet: Does It Work?

Have you heard of the concept of food as medicine? Have you ever wondered about the Blood Type Diet or the Ketogenic Diet? These are the three …

The 5-day garage gym workout program

For most of us, just <i>cleaning</i> out the garage would be a great workout. Between pulling everything down from shelves, hauling it outside, and sweeping …

Tip: The Push-Up That Prevents Injuries

The stronger and more athletic you are, the more you need to add this move into your program. Check it out.<p>Rotation-Focused Push-Ups<p>Strong and …

Exercise

The Two Day Split Workout

<i>This program keeps it simple; you’ll train four days a week—two upper-body days and two lower-body days—and gain strength and stamina fast.</i> <br>The more …

Health

Tip: Interval Training Workouts for the Rower

These two routines are not only fat incinerators, they'll also help to build your glutes and quads. Check 'em out.<p>This metabolic conditioning tool …

Cardiovascular System

Want a strength-building, abs-ripping move? Try the Pallof press.

At some point in every guy's lifting life, he goes through the phase of doing 100 crunches every day, more or less, until he either a) gives up, or …

Health

Bore down on your core with the suitcase deadlift

No matter how clever or creative your workout routines get in the gym, real life finds plenty of wickedly creative ways to challenge your strength. …

Stretching

12 Simple Strategies to Boost Your Bench Press (and Save Your Shoulders)

Pretty cool title, right? But surely it can’t be true? <b>Putting kilos on your bench press doesn’t usually mean happy days for your shoulders.</b><p>How many …

The workout plan to build your 'V' taper

Suits have changed over the years, but they always strive to achieve one goal: make your shoulders look wider than your waist. The V-shape the lapels …

Workouts

Function vs. Performance for the 40+ Athlete

<b>Everyone pretty much wants the same thing from training - to look good naked and have this elusive “anywhere” fitness.</b> The famed “being prepared for …

4 Simple Gymnastics Drills for Strength and Mobility

<b>Gymnastics strength training provides countless benefits to those willing to commit to the process</b>. By focusing on bodyweight progressions, athletes …

How to maintain single-digit body fat

The easiest way to make it work is to be consistent. “You eat the same things every day,” Aulet says.”You’re not eating for flavor or taste—you’re …

Nutrition

Preworkout Meal

What to have for your preworkout meal<p><b>Burn Fat Not Muscle</b><br>Some people say training on an empty stomach burns more fat: You blow through your glycogen stores in about an hour, and then your body turns to fat stores for energy. Problem with that approach is that your body will soon start to burn muscle …

Build Sleeve-Splitting Arms

Jim Smith C.S.C.S.

The best two-dumbbell workout

<i>101 Best Workouts Of All Time</i> is the ultimate answer to the question "What workout should I do?" No matter what equipment you have available, from a …

The Best Dumbbell Only Triceps Workout

Michael Schletter, C.P.T.

5 Fat-Burning Finishers You Must Try at the End of Today’s Workout

This new move called the plate push will crush calories and build total-body strength. Give it a try in one of these fast-paced metabolic circuits<p>Pushing a weight sled is a fantastic workout. It builds total-body strength, burns fat, skyrockets your heart rate, and boosts lower-body power. But for …

The best dumbbell-only shoulder workout

Your average trainer can think of only two ways to work your shoulders with dumbbells—presses and raises. And while those work just find, they're …

Health

Get a Shredded Six Pack Quick

Sure, diet is the main component to having defined abs, but a little bit of work on them doesn’t hurt. Since we came to that realization, we asked …

Workouts

Rookie Mistakes: The Overhead Press

Lee Boyce, C.P.T.

The most common rookie squat mistakes and how to fix them

The barbell back squat trains every muscle group, not just the legs. What's more, squatting regularly can help release hormones needed for muscle …

Bodyweight Exercise

The Best Full Gym Chest Workout

Hany Rambod

Workouts

Bike commuting 101

You know your bike’s a great fitness machine—but what happens if you ride it for transportation?<p>First, you get and stay fit without even trying. …

Nonprofits

5 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Mountain Biking Skills

Mountain biking is all about being out there, free to explore the natural terrain—but it also requires more technical skill than any other form of …

The Best Band Only Ab Workout

Ben Bruno

Workouts

The No-Bull Guide to Bulking

Sean Hyson, C.S.C.S.