Strength & Conditioning

For those of you looking to drop a few pounds, let us look at what the science says.
Some of these goals might take years to accomplish. But using them as long-term aims can be great for training motivation.
There is a lot of talk about the posterior chain of strength and stability, but for most people, weakness begins in the lateral chain.
Ditch the barbells and dumbbells for a few workouts to experience the unique challenges and benefits of sandbag training.
Here are three corrections all lifters can make to see immediate improvements.
Nothing worth having comes easy. To enjoy the benefits of lifting, you need to put in the work first.
Forget about bringing sexy back or crushing huge weights - fitness for the beginner mature athlete is all about getting back to the basics.
My personal aim is to always find the best and easiest solution that will also deliver the most benefit.
I have seen thousands of fit people who train often but still fail fitness tests because they did not get specific in their training.
If your goal is to increase the amount of weight you can press over your head, sometimes you need to be a half-repper.
“I’ve got another attempt in me, I know I do.” I hear this all the time, but the question is - do you really?
Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.
Of all physical abilities an athlete can possess, speed is the most valuable.
My concern is that people only recognize cross patterning when it comes to ground-based activities.
You’re about to identify which muscles are working against you, and how to get them fired up for a bigger squat.
Push past sticky points in your training with this bit of helpful perspective.
DOMS can keep you out of the gym if you don't know how it works and how to keep it at bay.
Focus on movement, remember to schedule playtime, and don't be afraid to occasionally fail - these are some of the keys to strength gain success.