Strength Training

Want Bigger, Fuller And 3D Shoulders? Start Doing This Exercise

Every dude wants big shoulders. Just like everything that’s worth having doesn’t come by easily, fuller and rounder shoulders aren’t either. Now, …

Bodybuilding

Tip: Are You Using the Right Weight to Grow?

Most people don't according to this new study. Check it out.<p>You may think you're training hard, but are you really selecting the right weight for the …

Exercise

Podcast #371: The Best Ways to Rehab From Injury | The Art of Manliness

Whenever you experience an injury or have a niggling pain in your lower back, you probably decide to completely rest up so that whatever ails you can …

Weight Training

Carry Yourself – 9 Exercises to Build Unstoppable Upper Body Strength

This article is the first part of the <b>Rehband ‘Carry Yourself’ series</b>, a project dedicating to getting you fit for life, building upper body strength, …

CrossFit

The 5 Most Intimidating Moves for a Weightlifting Beginner

Edgar Artiga<p>So the New Year is upon us, and you’ve decided it’s finally time to put some serious muscle on your frame. You do your due diligence in …

Weight Training

Seven Things You’re Doing Wrong At The Gym

To paraphrase satirical publication <i>The Onion</i>, it’s that time of year when the Earth’s successful completion of an orbit around the sun inspires us to …

Fitness

What Inspires Me to Hit New Goals + an AWESOME Strength Workout for Runners!

No Comments January 15, 2018<p>Good morning everyone! Today we are talking all about two things that I am focusing on this year that will help my …

Exercise

Get off the couch and under a barbell with this weightlifting starter kit

You don't need to be The Mountain from Game of Thrones to start moving mass.<p>No sport is so purely focused on raw human strength as powerlifting. But hoisting hundreds of pounds isn’t something a body was naturally meant to do—at least not without the right training and equipment. Pros and amateurs …

Gear & Gadgets

Don't be afraid to lift heavy weights

Adding heavier weights to your strength training can be very beneficial. The following exercises are great movements to use heavier weights with.

Weight Training

5 Strength Training Moves to Do with a Resistance Band

Reverse muscle loss, boost your metabolism, and decrease belly fat with these exercises<p><b>Adapted from Women’s Health Take It Off! Keep It Off!</b><p>Strength …

Exercise

12 Badass People Who Lift Weights To Heal, Fight Oppression, And Build Community

Strength can be physical, mental, and political.<p>Lifting weights can make you physically stronger, sure. But Brooklyn resident Shannon Wagner believes it can also help you to fight oppression, survive challenges and emotional upheaval, and build community.<p>In early 2017 Wagner founded the Women's …

Weight Training

7 exercises that naturally increase testosterone in men

For dudes, testosterone is the holy grail of hormones—it’s what literally makes us men. Often referred to as the “male sex hormone,” testosterone …

Bodybuilding

The best dumbbells you can buy for your home gym

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Bowflex/Business Insider</i><p><b>The Insider Pick:</b><p><b>It's truly amazing what you can do for your body with a good pair of dumbbells. The space-saving,</b> …

Weight Training

The 10 Biggest Fitness Trends of 2018, According to 4,000 Fitness Pros

While there's no "right" way to get sweaty, there's no question that fitness trends can influence how people work out. And with the American College …

Exercise

2 Reasons Your Shoulders Stopped Growing

Today we’re going to talk about the two reasons why your shoulders stopped growing, and more specifically, exercises that target the rear deltoid. …

Fitness

From the Archives: Kuc & Williams - Marty Gallagher

"John Kuc was an important figure in powerlifting. In the early 1970s Kuc trail-blazed all-time best poundages as a superheavyweight lifter: he was …

Weight Training

This Is the Best Workout for Women

When it comes to exercise, the aerobic kind steals all the glory. All of the fun ways to sweat can help you get the government-recommended 150 …

Exercise

Death to Strength Standards!

3 Reasons They Just Don't Work<p>What's a Strength Standard?<p>You've heard many coaches and trainers talk about strength standards. For example, they'll …

CrossFit

These 10 Real Stories of Gym Mansplaining Will Absolutely Infuriate You

<i>Photo: Popkey.co</i><p>It all started during an experiment working out like Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. (Stay tuned for the full story on <i>Shape</i>!) I was …

Fitness

Melissa Bishop On Weight Training And The Importance Of Running Off Distances

Melissa Bishop is a Canadian middle distance runner. She holds the Canadian national record in the women's 800m with her run of 1:57.01 from the 2017 …

Athletics

Am I Failing?

<i>Hi Swole Woman,</i><p><i>First of all I love your column and it is the main thing that inspired me to start barbell training. I’ve been doing Stronglifts for</i> …

Piss

4 Signs You Need to Increase the Weights in Your Strength-Training Program

If you've been hitting the weight room but aren't seeing a difference in results or don't feel challenged enough, it could mean you're not lifting as heavy as you should be. To really test your strength and limits, it's best to go up in weights on a regular basis so you can better track results and …

Exercise

How To Avoid Common Shoulder Workout Mistakes

How to Avoid Common Shoulder Workout Mistakes – Building strong shoulder muscles is the dream of every gym lover. While joining the gym everyone …

Bodybuilding

Essential Guide to Strength Training

Whether you’re looking to sign up for a 5K or simply live a healthier life and engage in a wide range of activities with greater ease, strength …

Exercise

Set By Set

Build up to your real work sets without losing steam.<p><b>QUESTION</b><p><i>WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO GET READY TO CRUSH THE INITIAL WORK SET (AND FOLLOWING SETS)</i> …

Bodybuilding

This 15-Minute Strength Training Routine Works Your Whole Body—Seriously

Muscle worksWhen you build lean muscle mass (like doing this workout), you burn more calories—it’s that easy. In fact, the benefits of strength …

Exercise

8 Myths of Women’s Weight Training and Female Bodybuilding

The myths about women’s weight training and female bodybuilding do not ever seem to go away. With this article, I’d like to share the facts regarding …

Muscle

10 Rules for Weightlifting Safety and Avoiding Injury

They not only cause pain and ​discomfort but also can potentially take you out of the gym for a few days and impair your ability to perform certain …

Weight Training

7 Benefits Of Strength Training That You Probably Never Expected To Get

When you think of some of the benefits your body may reap from strength training, your mind probably automatically drifts to building muscle, getting …

Exercise

From strength to strength: Singapore's top powerlifters make an international impact

SINGAPORE: Imagine being able to lift three times your own body weight. For most people, such a proposition would be impossible.<p>But Singapore's …

Fitness