If you don’t track your training volume, you are leaving out a key method to assess progress.
Research shows that many lifters simply aren't selecting high enough loads to make progress.
Mindless volume will never be as effective as high intensity to create progress toward your fitness goals.
It's time to understand the numbers. The key is to know what each is for and not to do more reps than you have to.
We're human and not infallible. We all screw up from time to time. Here is a short list of what I believe are the common training transgressions.
Learning when and how to go hard will enhance your performance and create longevity in your life.
Factor in fatigue when calculating your starting weight for a strength program.
If you want serious performance, the pain cave has to become territory that you can dominate, not simply navigate.
Check your movement quality every session. At the beginning and end. No, I'm not kidding.
Programming for yourself isn’t necessarily easy, but it’s not rocket science either. Here's my advice.
When you plan your HIIT sessions, don't underestimate the importance of rest intervals. Here's what the research says.
Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.
The sport of BJJ flows in natural waves of volume and intensity, but there is a way to manipulate these things to maximize your training potential.
The secret to being a better runner isn't more intensity. It's wise use of easy and intense training sessions.
In a competition, it is often the psychological stress that will defeat you, not strength.
Let's look at the origins of Tabata workouts, why and how they worked, and how other intervals may work for you too.
These workouts will make you stronger, improve your fitness, and enhance your intestinal fortitude.