Bill Geiger


Bill Geiger, MA, has been an editor with Muscle Insider, a senior content editor with, the group editorial director with MuscleMag and Reps magazines, and an editor and fitness director with Muscle & Fitness magazine.

Geiger received his master's degree from the University of Southern California, where he studied sports journalism and marketing.


  • 11 Ways To Make Your Workout More Joint Friendly

    Joint pain can stop training progress dead in its tracks. Follow a sports-medicine-doctor's advice to lifting without the hurt.

  • The Real Reasons You Aren't Building Bigger Ab Muscles

    Gunning for a six-pack? Building your abs can help make it happen sooner and last longer. But only if you train your core with smart techniques! Here are mistakes to avoid and how to fix them.

  • The Big Reasons Your Back Isn't Growing

    Think it's as simple as "row, then grow?" You might be leaving serious gains unrealized. Here's how to fix your back day and start adding width, size, and strength!

  • 5 Big Reasons Your Chest Isn't Growing

    Building the chest of your dreams requires slightly more than just benching big and getting out the tape measure. Fix these common training mistakes for better chest workouts every time!

  • The Big Reasons Your Shoulders and Traps Aren't Growing

    There are a handful of common form breakdowns that happen on shoulder day. Use these tips to avoid them and get the most out of your shoulder workouts!

  • 10 Best Chest Workout Exercises for Building Muscle

    Build your best chest workouts with these 10 muscle-building exercises, and dive into three complete chest workouts for mass!

  • Eat For Anabolism: Pre- And Post-Workout Nutrition For Muscle Growth

    Speed up your gains in size and strength by paying attention to the best foods and supplements during your pre- and post-workout nutrition window.

  • What Is the Best 5-Day Workout Split?

    Five-day splits offer you the chance to launch a full-scale assault on a target muscle by maximizing volume and exercises for advanced-level growth. Here are two classic options.

  • How To Stay Cool During Hot Outdoor Workouts!

    Heat and humidity can complicate your efforts when you take your training outdoors. Here are 12 tips to keep you cool and improve your performance on the hottest summer days!

  • Build Muscle Strength, Size, and Endurance in One Workout!

    Build muscle strength, size, endurance, and a massive pump in the same workout using the Four-Rep Method. Get the details and try this back workout on for size!

  • The Simplest Way to Keep Moving Up In Weight

    Wondering when it's time to go heavier, and how much weight to add to the bar? Don't guess and risk getting it wrong. Follow this rock-solid system!

  • The Biggest Mistake Robbing Your Chest Gains!

    It's pec day, and you've pressed to your heart's (or at least your chest's) content. Now what? You head over to the cables to wring what little life remains from your pecs. Just don't make this crucial error!

  • Modify Your Lateral Raises To Keep Your Shoulders Growing!

    If you perform every move the same way each workout, you're probably lulling your muscles to sleep rather than pushing them into growth. Here's how to spice up the same old lateral raise!

  • The Chest Workout You'll Feel Till Next Week

    There's a reason pro bodybuilders love pre-exhaust training: Nothing demolishes muscle fibers quite like it! Consider yourself warned; every inch you gain from this workout comes with some pain!

  • The Mass-Building Leg Workout You Need Right Now

    Leg day is too important to approach without a plan. And we've got one! Crush this workout, crush a shake, and go home feeling the good soreness.

  • 4 Cable-Crunch Blunders

    Are you looking for a way to really chisel your upper abs? Cable crunches are a great upgrade, but only if you do them correctly!

  • Triple The Gains From Your Weight Workout!

    Get the benefits of training for strength, hypertrophy, and muscle endurance in this jack-of-all-trades 4x4 workout.

  • 3 Lessons Every Intermediate Lifter Should Learn

    You've progressed from the status of newbie lifter to intermediate, which means you have to work harder than ever. To maintain your hard-fought status, you'll need to lift differently—and think differently, too!

  • The 4 Most Important Lessons Every New Lifter Should Learn

    Weight training can be intimidating when you first start. Here are four key concepts that'll get you off on the right foot.

  • 6 Cable Cross-over Blunders

    Cable cross-overs can really get your pecs popping, but not if you do them wrong. Here are six cable blunders to avoid during your next chest workout.