A well executed set of strict chin ups is a thing of beauty. But like white whales, unicorns, and mermaids, they’re rare to see in the flesh. The problem most people have is they take every single set of chin ups to absolute failure, then kick, swing, or “walk the imaginary stairs,” to try …

First things first: it’s impossible to isolate any particular part of your body. Just because you’re performing a tricep pressdown, it doesn’t mean that only your tricep is working. Instead of thinking about muscles, it’s better to look at movements if you want to develop real strength, build muscle, and be resilient enough to …

Unless you’re 15 years old, odds are you are looking to get into the gym, do the least amount that you need to in order to get the biggest result, and then get the hell out to do the other stuff that makes life awesome. It seems like common sense. You do something to …