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12 Amazingly Aspirational Physiques
Motivation 12 Amazingly Aspirational Physiques When your drive to train is waning, check out these examples of hard work, perseverance, and strength. Then, hit the gym!
Vanetza Got Fit To Be An Example For Her Troops
Motivation Vanetza Got Fit To Be An Example For Her Troops Complacency, loneliness, and low self-esteem left Vanetza sad and overweight. Fitness helped her find her worth and inspire others.
Athlete Profile: Evan Centopani's Training Is Money In The Bank
Motivation Athlete Profile: Evan Centopani's Training Is Money In The Bank For Evan Centopani, building his body is like building a savings account: something he contributes a little bit to every day, knowing it will add up to something much bigger over time. And has it ever added up for him.
Podcast Episode 10: Out of Surgery and Onto the Stage with Shaun Stafford
Motivation Podcast Episode 10: Out of Surgery and Onto the Stage with Shaun Stafford Two-time WBFF world champion Shaun Stafford stops by to talk about buffets, injuries, and coming back from the shoulder cyst he thought at first was just gains.
What the Bodybuilding Greats Can Teach You, Part 2
Motivation What the Bodybuilding Greats Can Teach You, Part 2 Think that if you just follow Arnold's training program close enough, you can look just like him? Champions have unique abilities and unique genes, but that doesn't mean you can't learn from them.
12 Musical Meditations To Channel Your Inner Yogi
Motivation 12 Musical Meditations To Channel Your Inner Yogi Focus your energy and calm your mind by adding these relaxing melodies to your next yoga session.
4 Mind-Boggling Ways Fitness Whips Your Brain Into Shape
Motivation 4 Mind-Boggling Ways Fitness Whips Your Brain Into Shape Exercise does more than shape your body; it has a profound impact on the human brain. We explore the fascinating frontier where neuroscience meets physical fitness!
Tamer Started With Small Steps, Then Stepped On Stage!
Motivation Tamer Started With Small Steps, Then Stepped On Stage! Tamer got fed up with being overweight and feeling low all the time. He took action one workout at a time, then turned things up and got serious about competition!
Everything I Wish I'd Known Before I Started Bodybuilding
Motivation Everything I Wish I'd Known Before I Started Bodybuilding Think you know it all, young buck? Pull up the bench and glean some hard-earned wisdom from a lifter who's been at it for 30 years, so that you can say the same one day, too!
Stop Maxing Out! Lift This Way Instead
Motivation Stop Maxing Out! Lift This Way Instead Would you put your 1RM squat or bench on your driver's license if you could? Then this wake-up call is for you. Here's a better way to get stronger than grinding through nose-bleed singles every week or month!
This Trans Bodybuilder Is Crushing Barriers In Vietnam
Motivation This Trans Bodybuilder Is Crushing Barriers In Vietnam As a conservative country's LGBTQ community finally finds its voice, one athlete fights for the right to compete as his true self.
5 Essential Tips For A Healthy 2017
Motivation 5 Essential Tips For A Healthy 2017 Cut through the noise and make this year your best by following these key guidelines.
2017: The Year You Become A Badass
Motivation 2017: The Year You Become A Badass Looking to make 2017 the year that changed everything? Channel your inner badass with a roadmap from these elite athletes.
Pat Went From Emotionally Broken To Physically Buff
Motivation Pat Went From Emotionally Broken To Physically Buff A taxing job left once-optimistic Patrick down and depressed. But the opportunity to win serious money by transforming his body gave him a new goal and a new outlook on life.
Bodies Of Work: Volume 5
Body Type Bodies Of Work: Volume 5 Bodies of Work is back for 2017, bigger and better than ever! Prepare to be amazed and motivated as 14 athletes show off their hard-earned physiques. This year's gallery is an awe-inspiring celebration of the human form sure to make a splash!
5 New Year's Resolutions You Can Actually Keep In 2017
Motivation 5 New Year's Resolutions You Can Actually Keep In 2017 If you've already broken(or have yet to make) your resolutions for the new year that's underway, competitive bodybuilder and coach Layne Norton, PhD, has some new ones you'll be able to keep.
17 Hot Tips For 2017: Getting Back Into The Gym
Motivation 17 Hot Tips For 2017: Getting Back Into The Gym Hey, we're all human, and sometimes we fall off the workout wagon. Dymatize athletes come together to offer you 17 ways to get back on—and stay on—your exercise routine in 2017.
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Lifted: Original Transformation Series
Motivation Lifted: Original Transformation Series It's raw, unscripted, and real. Watch the struggles and triumphs of real people as they aim to elevate their fitness and get lifted.
Winter Warrior: Build Immunity, Energy, And Strength With Cold Training
Motivation Winter Warrior: Build Immunity, Energy, And Strength With Cold Training Cold training is a hot topic these days! Bodyweight guru and noted minimalist Al Kavadlo explains how and why you should spend some time in the cold this winter.
Podcast Episode 7: Andy Speer - How To Train Like An Athlete and Stay Photo-Ready, Too
Challenge Podcast Episode 7: Andy Speer - How To Train Like An Athlete and Stay Photo-Ready, Too NYC-based coach and Performix athlete Andy Speer talks about his unique approach to training and coaching, and why he likes to compete in sports ranging from Olympic lifting to martial arts into his 30s.
Kris Gethin's Guide To Making 2017 Your Best Year Yet
Motivation Kris Gethin's Guide To Making 2017 Your Best Year Yet If you're looking to make both your training and your life more meaningful, then Kris Gethin is the perfect guide. Here's his plan for making 2017 the most important year you've ever experienced!
5 Strength Secrets from Around the World
Motivation 5 Strength Secrets from Around the World What does everyone, everywhere have in common? They have a body. And Danny Kavadlo wants to show them how to make it stronger! Here's this bodyweight master's wisdom from the road.
Small Resolutions For Big Gains In 2017
Motivation Small Resolutions For Big Gains In 2017 The best way to achieve a large goal is to break it down into smaller goals. The athletes of RSP Nutrition show you how to get your resolution right.
4 Down-There Essentials For Fit Men
Motivation 4 Down-There Essentials For Fit Men Serious training can be tough on a man's body in unexpected ways. Here are four ways you can prevent embarrassing or painful mishaps before they ruin your day!
Is Your Job Sabotaging Your Fitness Goals?
Motivation Is Your Job Sabotaging Your Fitness Goals? A long commute and stressful day can zap you of the energy needed to make healthy choices. Overcome these four workplace obstacles preventing you from becoming your best self!
Supplement Company Of The Month: MuscleTech
Motivation Supplement Company Of The Month: MuscleTech Few sports-nutrition companies have rivaled MuscleTech over the past two decades. Here's how this powerhouse continues to deliver science-based, innovative product offerings that lead the industry.
Podcast Episode 6: Walks, Whole Eggs & Pull-ups - Lais DeLeon's Reasonable Fit Life
Motivation Podcast Episode 6: Walks, Whole Eggs & Pull-ups - Lais DeLeon's Reasonable Fit Life Can you be a fitness model without leading an obsessive, calorie-fixated life? Lais DeLeon says you can, and over a million people watch her make it happen daily on Instagram and other social platforms. Here's how she does it.
17 Ways To Make 2017 Your Fittest Year Yet
Motivation 17 Ways To Make 2017 Your Fittest Year Yet As the new year approaches, use these expert tips to avoid being one of those people who forgets the whole thing by February 1. You can do this!
Zaevion Dobson's Legacy Lives On In His Gym
Motivation Zaevion Dobson's Legacy Lives On In His Gym Zaevion Dobson gave his life to protect others in his community. The Lift Life Foundation worked to build a memorial to help his legacy live on.
2016 Holiday Gift Guide
Motivation 2016 Holiday Gift Guide Take the stress out of gift giving! The editors of Bodybuilding.com have gathered the best holiday gifts for fitness fans all in one place. Add a few to your own Christmas list while you're at it!
Podcast Episode 3: Evan Centopani - How A Pro Grows
Motivation Podcast Episode 3: Evan Centopani - How A Pro Grows Fresh off the release of his new training program 'Iron Intelligence,' we spend an hour with one of the world's top bodybuilders. How did he get there? How healthy is he? Why does he eat so much freaking kale? Listen to find out.
Podcast Episode 2: The Crazy Life of a Crazy-fit Couple
Motivation Podcast Episode 2: The Crazy Life of a Crazy-fit Couple Deep talk and serious goofing off with one of the fittest couples in the industry. Chassidy and Antonio Smothers talk with hosts Nick Collias and Dr. Krissy Kendall about lifting, love, beer, bacon, and Instagram.
Jessie Pedaled Away 100 Pounds
Motivation Jessie Pedaled Away 100 Pounds Jessie Foss rediscovered her love of mountain biking and used it to crush her fitness goals.
Podcast Episode 1: You're Doing It All Wrong...
Motivation Podcast Episode 1: You're Doing It All Wrong... Hosts Nick Collias and Dr. Krissy Kendall chat with special guest Bill Geiger about his robust history of training (and injuries) from the ‘80s onward. Learn from this fitness industry veteran’s triumphs and tragedies so you can stay in the game as long as he has!
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The Bodybuilding.com Podcast
Motivation The Bodybuilding.com Podcast Subscribe to The Bodybuilding.com Podcast for fresh, intriguing viewpoints and advice on trending fitness tips. New fitness and nutrition episodes released every other week. If you're looking for a reputable fitness podcast, more health and fitness tips, or you're just a junky for motivational podcasts, you've found your new source!
17 EDM Songs To Fire Up Your Workout
Motivation 17 EDM Songs To Fire Up Your Workout When it's time to break a sweat in the gym instead of in the club, these tracks will fuel your inner fire.
Why Pushing Through The Pain Can Hurt Your Training
Motivation Why Pushing Through The Pain Can Hurt Your Training Injured? Learn the best steps to take before pushing your limits with a loaded bar or putting your training on ice.
Will You Quit?
Motivation Will You Quit? Bodybuilding can provide incredible life-changing benefits, but even diehard lifters often fizzle out as the years go by. Will you still be in the gym in 20 years? Test yourself here.
The Man Who Changed Exercise Forever
Motivation The Man Who Changed Exercise Forever The next time you hit the gym, give an extra rep for Dr. Gustav Zander, an inventor who helped establish one of the benchmarks of modern gym culture over 100 years ago.
20 Hip-Hop Workout Songs
Motivation 20 Hip-Hop Workout Songs All gym-goers need a solid hip-hop playlist in their collection of gym jams. Here are 20 of our favorite rap songs. Enjoy!
9 Motivational Mamas
Motivation 9 Motivational Mamas Mom's do everything for us, and today's our day to give back. Check out these inspirational women who manage to balance family and fitness to the fullest.
20 Rap Workout Songs
Motivation 20 Rap Workout Songs The gym is a place to crush iron and get gains. Nothing helps like a few hardcore beats. Check out our list of 20 fast-paced, goal-crushing songs guaranteed to motivate.
5 Ways Your Brain Can Help Build Your Body
Motivation 5 Ways Your Brain Can Help Build Your Body Just going through the motions won't maximize muscle growth. Here are 5 keys to improving your mind-muscle connection.
Bodies Of Work: Volume 4
Motivation Bodies Of Work: Volume 4 Bodies of Work is an inspiring and artistic photo gallery of the world’s best physiques in peak condition.
17 Fit Tips For The New Year
Motivation 17 Fit Tips For The New Year Arm yourself with these tips to make 2017 THE year you reach your goals once and for all.
Fitness 360: Brian Casad, Big Risk, Big Reward
Full Body Workout Fitness 360: Brian Casad, Big Risk, Big Reward Title Boxing Club decided to franchise its brand in 2011. At the same time Brian Casad was withering behind a desk in Kansas City. Fate, fortune, and a big risk brought the two together.
Bodies Of Work: Volume 2
Motivation Bodies Of Work: Volume 2 Our second Bodies of Work gallery showcases the human form at its absolute fittest. It's an inspirational collection of physique photos that will push you to become your best self.