‘Negative Reps’ Aren’t a Weightlifting Cheat Code

Photo: oleksboiko (Shutterstock) A new study shows that it’s possible to gain muscle from just putting…

What Are Stabilizer Muscles (and Do You Really Need to Train Them)?

Photo: Maridav (Shutterstock) You may have heard dumbbell exercises are better than barbell ones because they…

12 of the Best Exercises to Do With Resistance Bands at the Gym

Wobble Bar Overhead Press This isn’t a good replacement for a strict press, since the instability…

How (and Why) to Do Copenhagen Planks

Photo: Bucchi Francesco (Shutterstock) We last saw Copenhagen planks in our rundown of the best bodyweight…

When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Squeeze Your Shoulder Blades Together

Photo: Parilov (Shutterstock) Our shoulder blades can move in multiple directions. They can slide up and…

How to Use a Squat Rack Without Hurting Yourself

Photo: martvisionlk (Shutterstock) Do squats. That’s a standard piece of advice for getting strong, and if…

9 of the Best Exercises to Do With the Landmine Attachment

Half Kneeling Landmine Press | Watch all active muscles Because the landmine moves on an angle,…

What’s the Most Basic Equipment You Need to Work Out at Home?

Photo: Tero Vesalainen (Shutterstock) If you’re building out a home gym, we have suggestions on where…

How to Spot a Good Hotel Gym (and Avoid the Shitty Ones)

Photo: alexandre zveiger (Shutterstock) On a recent vacation, I stayed in two different hotels. One had…

13 of the Best Exercises You Can Do With a Cable Machine

Cable Zercher Squat Some cable machines come with a long, straight bar with holes at both…

Why Pistol Squats Are So Hard (and How to Do Them Anyway)

Photo: xamyak (Shutterstock) Pistol squats are among the bodyweight strength world’s most impressive feats, right next…

These Exercises Actually Get Easier When You Add Weight

Photo: Nadir Keklik (Shutterstock) As a beginner to strength training, I’m sure you’ve heard the advice…

11 Beginner-Friendly Exercises to Do With Kettlebells

KETTLEBELL WINDMILL tutorial: demonstration video on the one arm KB Windmill exercise Windmills challenge you to…

10 Exercise Videos for Super Beginners

How To Do Downward Facing Dog Pose For Beginners (5-Min) Yoga has a reputation for being…

This Sweet and Salty Beet Dip Is a Breeze to Make

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Are Sit-Ups Actually Bad for Your Back?

Photo: Stephen McCluskey (Shutterstock) If you’ve ever trained for a military fitness test or been made…

How to Get Fit on a Budget

Photo: YAKOBCHUK VIACHESLAV (Shutterstock) Fitness is one of those areas where you can spend literally as…

The Difference Between Mat and Reformer Pilates (and Why It Matters)

Photo: wavebreakmedia (Shutterstock) If you’ve ever considered taking a Pilates class, you might be intimidated by…