The Eight Best Exercises

When compiling a list of "best exercises" the most vital criteria for selection is choosing movements that a)recruit the greatest amount of muscles involved and b) ones which generate the greatest neural output. Years ago, there was a researcher…

Mark Rippetoe: Fixing the Squat: Hip Drive


Mark Rippetoe: Intro to the Squat


Mark Rippetoe: Deadlift Set-Up



When I originally got into weight training back in the late 1990s, I weighed close to 300 pounds and realized that I needed to make some changes to my lifestyle. Since then I've dropped to a (manageable) bodyweight of between 210-220 pounds…