Hypertrophy Training: Best Workout Program for Hypertrophy

Hypertrophy training is a style of training that focuses on building as much muscle as possible. While many people think that hypertrophy workout plans revolve around doing endless sets of high-rep weight training, the reality is that hypertrophy workouts and strength workouts aren’t all that different. Just like any good strength training plan, a good...

How to Get a Bigger Butt Fast

Few things turn heads quite like a killer butt. We just can’t help but ogle a pair of round, perky glutes. What’s more, the glutes are one of the largest muscle groups in your body, and play a key role in many different exercises from back squatting to running to basketball.  That’s why so many of...

How to Do Your First Pull-up with Proper Form

The pull-up is the grand poobah of bodyweight exercises.  Many people think of it as purely a lat exercise, but when performed correctly, it trains your entire back as well as your arms, shoulders, forearms, and abs.  As you’d expect, this makes the pull-up quite difficult, which is why completing your first is a major...

How to Do the Bent-Over Dumbbell Row

The dumbbell row is one of the single most effective back exercises you can do. It also goes by many names, including the bent-over dumbbell row, one-arm dumbbell row, dumbbell bench row, and dumbbell single-arm row.  And while some weightlifters make subtle distinctions between these variations, they all describe more or less the same, highly-effective...

Bulking Guide: How to Gain Weight & Muscle without Gaining Fat

If you’ve been searching for advice on how to gain weight and muscle, here’s one tip that you might not have expected to read:  Forget what every muscle mag’s bulking guide tells you—you don’t need to eat like a cart-horse to bulk up fast. In fact, setting your bulking calories too high is counter-productive. I’d...