weightlifting

The Lifting Gifts You Should Ask For

The Lifting Gifts You Should Ask For

As readers will have noticed, I have gotten really into lifting over the last year or two. And along the way, I’ve acquired a few items that were a bit expensive. If I were smart, I would have asked for them as birthday or holiday gifts, but last year around…

What ‘Lift With Your Legs’ Really Means

What ‘Lift With Your Legs’ Really Means

If the phrase “lift with your legs” never made any sense to you, you aren’t alone. Trying to follow this advice can feel awkward, unnatural and ineffective — even though it isn’t wrong, exactly. Here’s what you’re missing.

How Many Weightlifting Sets Is Enough?

How Many Weightlifting Sets Is Enough?

How much weight do you need to lift to get stronger? A new study suggests it isn’t as much as you think — but more is still better when it comes to muscle size.