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Top 10 Pitfalls to Weight Loss: Don't Make These Common Mistakes
A lack of consistency may be the most harmful trait if you are trying to lose weight. But, even if you are motivated and consistent with your...
If You Could Only Do One Exercise: Rules for Picking The Best Lifts
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. –Theodore Roose...
Five Excellent Reasons To Vary Workout Tempo
One of the most commonly overlooked loading parameters is tempo, or lifting speed. It relates to the “time under tension” of an exercise. For those who are still unconvinc...
Common but Dangerous Weight Training Methods to Avoid
People who embark on a training program want to look and feel better, so the weightroom should not be a place they become injured. However, some commonly practiced trainin...
Fifteen Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Strength Training
#1: Lifting wimpy weights gets you nowhere. To get stronger, you need to “overload” your muscles with weights that you don’t handle on a daily basis. Studies show ...
Why You Must Do Chin-Ups
The verdict is in: Chin-ups and pull-ups are the best upper body mass builders. If you believe that the squat is the king of leg exercises, then you probably would...
Ten Simple Rules For Women to Get the MOST Out of Workouts
Transforming your body is never simple. We women tend to have an especially hard time of it because we’re fed so much ridiculous misinformation about how we should train a...
Try Step-Ups for Great Leg Development
The back squat is considered the king of exercises, but there are many other valuable leg training exercises that work many of the same muscles as squats. These exercises ...
Ten Tips to Rescue a Bad Workout
One of the worst feelings is when you thought you were psyched to train, but you hit the gym floor and your warm-ups feel heavy. You feel like you’re walking through water...
Smash Through Deadlift Plateaus
The deadlift is tough to beat in terms of getting the most bang for your buck from a single exercise. Quads, hamstrings, glutes, lower back, traps – the deadlift works all...
The Truth About Cardio For Fat Loss
“Cardio makes you fat.” This is a common belief in the hardcore training world, but the truth is that it is all in your definition of “cardio.” Fat loss is...
Five Worthless Exercises We Hope You’re Not Doing
Everyone has a favorite exercise. Often, these are the exercises that you are good at. If you like to squat, chances are you squat a lot and have become good at the exerci...
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