4 Crucial Upgrades To Upper-Body Mass-Building Classics

Here are four unique ways to modify your favorite upper-body mass builders, and make them superior to their traditional counterparts. (Read More →)

12 Unique Exercises to Crush Your Arms

When it comes to arms, it’s easy to fall into a pattern of incorporating the same movements week in and week out. Here are 12 unique movements that will crush your arms via scientifically proven strategies for inducing unprecedented muscle growth. (Read More →)

The Best Ways to Perform Weighted Pullups

Most individuals underestimate the importance of lower body positioning during pullups and chin-ups. See why the dorsiflexion and knee flexion loading exercises have  10 key benefits that will ensure hypertrophy, body mechanics, and strength are maximized. (Read More →)

Lunges & Split Squats: You're Doing them Wrong

The lunge or split squat has been one of the most popular lower body exercises for decades. The problem? Most people, including many "expert trainers," do them improperly, negating the benefits. Here are 22 cues to master your lunge. (Read More →)

Table Top Row | The Ultimate Row Technique Fix

The tabletop row is a simple yet highly effective training tool for improving rowing technique, posture, and shoulder mechanics. Learn about all the benefits as well as how to properly perform this unique exercise. (Read More →)

The Most Underrated Exercises

Dr. Seedman details three underrated moves every trainee, whether beginner or advanced, should be performing consistently for optimal strength and size gains. (Read More →)

Crush Your Rear Delts & Posterior Chain with This Exercise

Building massive rear deltoids is a challenge for most. On top of this, most rear delt exercises allow for improper technique. This killer exercise makes it impossible to cheat, hits your rear delts like crazy, and stimulates your glutes and hams! (Read More →)

Ninja Training | Hand Clap Pushup to 1-Arm Plank

Besides looking like a ninja, this unique variation of the hand-clap pushup builds a massive chest, powerful pressing mechanics, and unparalleled core stability.  The question is do you have what it takes to perform it. (Read More →)

The Worst Way to Perform Deadlifts & RDL's

Yes, everyone should deadlift, but one variation should be avoided, specifically the straight leg RDL. Learn why and how to ensure you're performing RDL's correctly. (Read More →)

Crush Your Chest with the Sandwich Squeeze Press

Want to recruit as many chest fibers as possible? Of course you do! Add this to your next chest workout and see why it’s quickly becoming one of the most popular pressing movements amongst bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts alike. (Read More →)

10 Unique Rowing Movements To Fix Your Body Mechanics

For upper back strength and size, nothing beats rowing exercises. Sadly, most lifters do them improperly. Here are 10 unique rowing variations that not only crush your back (in a good way), but also eliminate form issues by forcing you to use proper mechanics. (Read More →)

Fix Your Lateral Raises By Targeting Your Grip

Few people realize that grip strength and shoulder mechanics are directly related. Learn why as Dr. Seedman uncovers an often overlooked yet hidden secret to huge shoulders. (Read More →) 

Strict & Straight: The Ultimate Weighted Pullup

When it comes to weighted pullups, many lifters see degradation in technique. By placing kettlebells on your feet you’ll be forced to perform textbook pullup mechanics, as the unique loading protocol promotes optimal body alignment.  (Read More →)

Safe & Sound | The Best Deadlift You’ve Never Tried

Most lifters use either the conventional close-stance method or ultra wide sumo position for deadlifts. These tend to be overly extreme for most and oftentimes promote dysfunctional mechanics. The overlooked solution is the squat-stance deadlift. (Read More →)

Fix your Overhead Mechanics With The Javelin Press

Build your shoulders, traps, upper back, and triceps with this brutal yet highly effective exercise for building massive strength and hypertrophy. (Read More →)

6 Unique Kettlebell Exercises to Crush Your Biceps

Kettlebells provide exclusive benefits and unique kinds of biceps stimulation that are difficult to replicate with dumbbells and barbells. Here are six variations of biceps curls for new arm growth. (Read More →)

10 Workouts to Crush Your Back

To supersize your back you need to put your body through a variety of movements, rep ranges, and strategic high-intensity workouts. Dr. Seedman outlines 10 workouts to put your back on the path to strength and size.  (Read More →)

7 Ways to Stimulate Major Back Growth

To create a more dominant frame you need to train smart. In this Men's Fitness interview, Dr. Seedman outlines 7 key tips to ensure you're getting the most out of your back workouts. (Read More →)

Two Kettlebell Exercises to Crush Your Biceps

Kettlebell curls provide exclusive hypertrophy benefits and unique bicep stimulation that are difficult to replicate with other training tools including standard free-weights (barbells and dumbbells).  Here are two unique bicep kettlebell curls that are sure to give you newfound arm growth. (Read More →)

Negative Accentuated Powerlifting

Developed by Dr. Joel Seedman, the Power Rack Eccentric Potentiation (PREP) protocol allows lifters to incorporate negative accentuated movements into the squat, benchpress, and deadlift exercises for incredible strength and size gains. (Read More →)

The Best Way to Deadlift: Squat-Stance Deadlift

In this AHP exclusive, Dr. Seedman outlines why the squat stance is the superior deadlift position. See how his groundbreaking research can increase your deadlift gains today. (Read More →)

8 Unique Kettlebell Exercises for Massive Arms

When it comes to arms, it’s easy to fall into a pattern of incorporating the same movements week in and week out. Here are 8 unique kettlebell exercises that will crush your arms via scientifically proven strategies for inducing unprecedented muscle growth. (Read More →)

Parallel versus ATG Squats | Part I

If you're human and your goal is maximal performance, strength, and muscle growth, then parallel squats are far superior to ass-to-grass (ATG) squats. Learn why parallel trump ATG squats in Part I of this exclusive article.  (Read More →)

Eccentric Isometrics | The Ultimate Way to Strength Train (Part I)

In this exclusive article, Dr. Seedman discusses his groundbreaking research on eccentric isometrics. If you're looking to maximize athletic performance, strength, hypertrophy, mobility, stability, speed, and overall muscle function nothing is more effective than eccentric isometrics. (Read More →)

Eccentric Isometrics | The Ultimate Way to Strength Train (Part II)

In Part II of his groundbreaking research on eccentric isometrics, Dr. Seedman dives even deeper by exploring movement patterns, exercises, and key benefits of implementing eccentric isometrics into your training protocols. (Read More →)

Tip: Correct Your Mechanics for Pain-Free Squats

Does it hurt to squat, and not in a good way? Use this training method to fix your technique. (Read More →)

Earthquake Training: 6 Unstable Overhead Lifts for Quick Gains

These exercise variations will tax you, frustrate you, and cause you great discomfort. But most of all, they'll make you a far better lifter. Why? They all involve the use of unstable or "oscillating" objects. (Read More →)

6 Lifts to Fix Your Overhead Press

Dr. Seedman shows you how to improve your technique, wipe out deficiencies, and get more weight over your head than ever before. (Read More →)

Gain Strength and Size with Specialty Barbells

Dr. Seedman discusses using specialty barbells for gaining strength and size while reducing joint stress. He examines: the trap bar, cambered bar, fat bar, multi-grip bar, log bars, safety squat bar, and others. (Read More →)

Advanced Strength Training and Eccentric Isometrics (Global Performance Summit - 5/15/2016)

In May 2016, Dr. Joel Seedman joined Dr. John Rusin, Dean Somerset, and others for a one of a kind international online conference. Via podcast, Dr. Seedman discusses eccentric isometrics, muscle spindles, proprioception, bottoms up training, hanging band technique training. (Listen Here →)

The Best Way to Squat? Go Parallel

Part 2 of Dr. Seedman's popular and controversial squat series builds on his argument for the superiority of parallel squats. Here, he focuses on the mechanics, cues, and activation tips needed to perform a proper parallel squat. (Read More →)

Improve Strength and Muscle Function with Bottoms-Up Exercises

Dr. Seedman shows you how to use bottoms-up training with kettlebells, plates, and dumbbells, and how these exercises immediately improve strength, stability, and mechanics. He also discusses how he uses these with his pro and collegiate athletes to prevent and overcome injuries. (Read More →)

10 Methods to Increase Strength and Size in Half the Time

Men’s Fitness editors interview Dr. Seedman about the most effective methods for building strength and size in less time, inlcuding eccentric isometrics, post activation potentiation, and other high intensity techniques. (Read More →)

Parallel Squats Trump 'ATG'

Part 1 of Dr. Seedman's most popular and controversial squat series explains why the parallel squat is ideal for most athletes and examines why the 'ass-to-grass' squat produces dysfunction and flawed movement mechanics. (Read More →)

The Truth About Dips and How to Perform Them

Since most athletes and trainees butcher dips, Dr. Seedman analyzes how to perform dips so they are healthy on the jointsand produce incredible strength, size, and muscularity throughout the entire upper body. (Read More →)

Grip & Forearm Strength

STACK magazine and Dr. Joel Seedman discuss grip strength, and Dr. Seedman shares his insights on concurrent activation potentiation and irradiation and how they relate to grip, hand, and forearm strength. (Read More →)

Squat-Stance Deadlifts for Strength and Size

Dr. Seedman tweaked legendary powerlifter Ed Coan’s sumo deadlift to make it more joint friendly and conducive for maximizing strength, hypertrophy, and performance for athletes and general populations alike. (Read More →)

Eccentric Isometrics Podcast

In this hour-long interview Dr. Seedman explains the science and practical application of eccentric isometrics, movement mechanics, barefoot training, kneeling overhead movements, and various methods of resistance training. (Listen Here →)

Stability Training for Strength, Size, and Performance

Perfected and made famous by Dr. Seedman, the Hanging Band Technique (HBT) is an advanced training method that maximizes strength and hypertrophy gains and improves performance and joint health. (Read More →)

Get Bigger, Stronger Calves

Men’s Fitness interviewed Dr. Seedman to get his opinion on the most effective methods for inducing hypertrophy, strength gains, and muscle function in the calves. (Read More →)

Overhead Presses for Size, Strength & Performance

Dr. Seedman shares several of his proprietary movements--eyes-closed eccentric isometrics, bottoms-up plate presses, and kneeling-on-bench presses--that enhance shoulder strength and hypertrophy and improve biomechanics. (Read More →)

Negative Accentuated Powerlifting for Size and Strength

Utilizing Power Rack Eccentric Potentiation (PREP) Protocol to safely perform eccentric accentuated repetitions on powerlifts increases muscle mass, strength, and power. (Read More →)