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11 Training Hacks You Have To Try

By: Bill Geiger
With these 11 time-tested tricks, you'll improve the efficiency and efficacy of every workout. Try them in the gym for bigger, better results!
Date Added: 2014-08-29

18 Instant Health Boosters!

By: Bill Geiger
Who wants to feel like crap when you can feel?and train?like a million bucks? Start living healthier with simple tips you can implement right now!
Date Added: 2014-08-27

2 Week Training Schedule To Lose Fat And Gain Muscle!

By: Mercedes Khani
I have received many emails with questions about a good training and cardio schedule that I decided to put one together. This is for anyone trying to lose some weight and look better! Try it out.
Date Added: 2014-08-27

20-Minute Muscle: Better Gains Through Shorter Workouts

By: Dan Blewett
Short workouts aren't for beginners anymore. Ramp up your intensity and you can still build muscle and torch fat with this series of high-octane workouts.
Date Added: 2014-09-02

3 Ways To Improve Your Squat

By: Tony Gentilcore
Progressive overload can only help you for so long on its own. Eventually, you need to battle the weak points in your squat head-on by spending a few weeks with some more difficult variations of the "king of lifts." Enjoy the pain!
Date Added: 2014-08-25

4 Fat-Blasting Cardio Workouts

By: Contributing Writer
Cardio doesn't have to be a snooze fest. Crank up the intensity and revitalize your training with these fun workouts.
Date Added: 2014-08-26

4 Great Back Exercises You've Never Tried

By: Lee Boyce
You've got a laundry list of tricks to add an inch to your arms. Why not do the same for your upper and middle back? Think outside the pull-down and make a bigger shadow walking down the street!
Date Added: 2014-09-04

5 Chest Workouts For Mass - A Beginner's Guide!

By: Alex Stewart
How beginners can build a massive chest - Guide discusses the chest, its function, and exercises. Try these 5 great chest workout programs for size.
Date Added: 2014-08-21

5 Muscle-Building Tips To Eliminate Training Plateaus

By: Andrew Vontz
Running out of gas and not quite at your destination? Fear not. Add fuel to your training fire with these five tried-and-true lifting techniques from the Muscle Militia!
Date Added: 2014-08-29

5 Tips For Building Max Muscle In College

By: Ryan Hughes
Study hall starts with these 5 training and nutrition tips to build your physique while getting your diploma!
Date Added: 2014-09-17

7 Strategies To Target Your Triceps Long Head And Build Bigger Arms!

By: Bill Geiger
Build bigger arms with these 7 effective strategies and key moves for developing your triceps long head!
Date Added: 2014-09-09

7 Training Keys To Building Major Mass

By: Scott Iardella, MPT, CSCS
To reignite your muscle-building efforts, you must understand the most important principles of training for hypertrophy. Your gains begin here!
Date Added: 2014-09-02

8 Ways To Make Your Rear Delts Roar

By: Bill Geiger
Size matters. Look back?not down, but back. Nothing there? Here are 8 ways to grow your rear delts.
Date Added: 2014-08-25

A Killer Night's Sleep: Obstructive Sleep Apnea And Bodybuilding

By: Bill Geiger
Obstructive sleep apnea may have played a role in the cardiac-related deaths of a number of bodybuilders and strongmen. Here's why these big men are particularly vulnerable?and what you can do if you think you're at risk.
Date Added: 2014-09-10

A True Back Workout!

By: Jonathan Deprospo
If you go in there and use good form, negatives, and maximum poundage on your working sets, then you will leave the gym spent and with a feeling of accomplishment!
Date Added: 2014-08-24

Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week: Anthony Empowered His Body

By: Amateur Bodybuilder Of The Week
Anthony took a trip to the Body Power Expo and was introduced to bodybuilding culture. His life was never the same again.
Date Added: 2014-09-02

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 1, Day 10

By: MuscleTech
Today you're continuing to build a strong base by lifting with perfect form. Be conscious of what your body is doing and how it feels the entire workout.
Date Added: 2014-08-20

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 1, Day 11

By: MuscleTech
Today is the last cardio output workout for phase one. Think about how much better you feel today than you did two weeks ago!
Date Added: 2014-08-21

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 1, Day 12

By: MuscleTech
You get to rest tomorrow, so do your best in the gym today. Enjoy the work that your muscles are doing and make sure your mind is focused.
Date Added: 2014-08-25

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 1, Day 13

By: MuscleTech
You've dedicated five days to training, so dedicate the next two days to rest and recovery. You're ramping up the intensity in the next phase, so use these next two days wisely.
Date Added: 2014-08-25

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 1, Day 14

By: MuscleTech
Tomorrow, you start phase two. Prepare yourself today by thinking about what you want to achieve in the next two weeks.
Date Added: 2014-08-25

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 2, Day 15

By: MuscleTech
Welcome to the application phase. Today, you'll build on your developing foundation of strength by adding more weight and intensity to your lifts.
Date Added: 2014-08-25

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 2, Day 16

By: MuscleTech
It's time to get your sprint on! Get pumped for your first alactic-aerobic cardio session of Phase Two.
Date Added: 2014-08-26

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 2, Day 17

By: MuscleTech
You're back in the gym today for another full-body smash session! Work hard for your upcoming improvements in aesthetics and performance.
Date Added: 2014-08-27

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 2, Day 18

By: MuscleTech
Another steady-state cardio output is on the docket for today. Let's burn some fat!
Date Added: 2014-08-28

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 2, Day 19

By: MuscleTech
If you're accustomed to sitting on machines for leg day, today might be a little more difficult than you're used to. Enjoy the new exercises and work hard.
Date Added: 2014-08-29

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 2, Day 20

By: MuscleTech
It's time for a killer cardiac power session. Not only will it improve your body's capacity for work, it'll help burn more calories in a short time so you can lean down.
Date Added: 2014-08-29

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 2, Day 21

By: MuscleTech
After six days of hard work, you deserve some rest. Enjoy some extra time with your family or sleep in. Take it easy and reap the rewards!
Date Added: 2014-08-29

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 2, Day 22

By: MuscleTech
It's time to attack the iron and start week two of Phase Two strong. Take what you learned last week and build on it. Every day gets better and better.
Date Added: 2014-09-02

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 2, Day 23

By: MuscleTech
Ready to give this cardio session your best? Sprints are great ways to build endurance, burn fat, and get better at all of your athletic endeavors.
Date Added: 2014-09-02

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 2, Day 24

By: MuscleTech
You're back in the gym today for some awesome lifts that will build aesthetic muscle and help you perform better than ever.
Date Added: 2014-09-03

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 2, Day 25

By: MuscleTech
You're doing steady-state cardio for nearly an hour today. Your body should be more than ready to handle the challenge. Your mind must follow suit!
Date Added: 2014-09-04

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 2, Day 26

By: MuscleTech
It's the last training day of Phase Two. Hit the weights hard and make this workout count! Every rep matters.
Date Added: 2014-09-05

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 2, Day 27

By: MuscleTech
Today's cardio power workout might leave you gassed, but you can do it. You're making huge strides toward achieving great performance and a great physique.
Date Added: 2014-09-05

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 2, Day 28

By: MuscleTech
It's the final day of Phase Two, which means you get to rest. Allow your body to recover from the tough week and use the next 24 hours to prepare for new challenges.
Date Added: 2014-09-05

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 3, Day 29

By: MuscleTech
The first day of Phase Three challenges you to squat heavy! So, load up some plates and go for it. We're spending the next two weeks building strength.
Date Added: 2014-09-08

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 3, Day 30

By: MuscleTech
Get pumped for the bench press today. No, we're not going super heavy, but working on your form and speed will increase your performance later this week!
Date Added: 2014-09-09

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 3, Day 31

By: MuscleTech
No, you haven't escaped cardio. You're still progressing and using these cardio workouts to increase your body's work capacity and decrease your body's fat levels!
Date Added: 2014-09-10

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 3, Day 32

By: MuscleTech
You've already gotten through your heavy workout for the squat this week. Today, you'll hit lighter weight to work on your speed and form.
Date Added: 2014-09-11

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 3, Day 33

By: MuscleTech
Have fun today. Throw some plates on the barbell and see how it feels to bench heavy weight!
Date Added: 2014-09-12

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 3, Day 34

By: MuscleTech
Kill this cardio workout before you enjoy your rest day tomorrow. You're bridging that gap between aesthetics and performance!
Date Added: 2014-09-12

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 3, Day 35

By: MuscleTech
Today, allow your body to rest from six days of hard work. Your body can't recover and rebuild unless you give it time and ample nutrition.
Date Added: 2014-09-12

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 3, Day 36

By: MuscleTech
There are only three weeks left of the AMP trainer. Use that fact as fuel to absolutely destroy your workout today!
Date Added: 2014-09-15

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 3, Day 37

By: MuscleTech
When you're in the gym today, forget about anything that might be bothering you. Spend the next hour focusing on yourself and pushing your limits.
Date Added: 2014-09-16

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 3, Day 38

By: MuscleTech
Cardio can be fun, especially when you know it's helping you build a great body that can move like a professional athlete. Hard work doesn't have to feel like a chore!
Date Added: 2014-09-17

AMP: Marc Megna's 8-Week Aesthetics Meets Performance Trainer Phase 3, Day 39

By: MuscleTech
Concentrate on doing your squats and deadlifts explosively. You might feel silly moving light weight rapidly, but it will pay off when the weight gets heavy.
Date Added: 2014-09-18

Arnold Schwarzenegger's 3 Favorite Lifting Methods!

By: Cory Gregory
Arnold's legacy lives on! Check out three of his awesome training techniques to help you revive your stale workouts and shock your muscles.
Date Added: 2014-09-09

Ashley Hoffmann's Abs Workout: 6 Tips For Awesome Abs!

By: Shannon Clark
Ashley Hoffmann is the proud owner of great-looking six-pack. Here are six of her training and nutrition tips to help you carve your own awesome abdominals!
Date Added: 2014-08-29

Ask The Fitness Jewell: How Can I Build Sexy Arms Like Yours?

By: Jen Jewell
The Fitness Jewell is ready to arm you with the workout you need to help you sculpt killer arms!
Date Added: 2014-09-17

Ask The Siege: 'What's The Best Way To Build Big Legs?'

By: Noah Siegel
To get the best results from your leg training, you need to work them just like you work your upper body: from various angles and positions.
Date Added: 2014-09-15

At-Home Workouts For Any Goal!

By: Contributing Writer
No gym membership? No problem! Whether you want to lose weight, build muscle, or just boost your fitness level, these at-home training articles have it all.
Date Added: 2014-09-09

Back Workouts: 7 Awesome BodySpace Back Workouts

By: Shannon Clark
BodySpace is the world's largest fitness community. These 7 inspiring members are here to share their best back workouts so you can build your best self!
Date Added: 2014-08-28

Best Back-Building Principles & Routines!

By: Hugo Rivera
In this article, I discuss back training and the principles that I've used to design good back training routines for myself and many others. By using this information, I guarantee you that you too will get a wide and thick looking back. Read on!
Date Added: 2014-08-27

Build Big Arms With Hany Rambod's FST-7 Workout

By: Hany Rambod
Prioritize your arm training with this hyper-intense technique for explosive biceps and triceps growth.
Date Added: 2014-08-22

Build Muscle And Lose Fat At The Same Time!

By: Bill Geiger
Star in your own transformation with this complete 8-week diet and training plan that'll help you build muscle and burn fat!
Date Added: 2014-09-16

Butt Workouts: 6 Great BodySpace Booty Workouts!

By: Shannon Clark
If building buns of steel is your aim, you've come to the right place! Get behind the best backside-building workouts BodySpace has to offer.
Date Added: 2014-08-27

Calf Workout: 6 Major Mistakes Limiting Your Calf Size

By: Hunter Labrada
If your calves are stuck at skinny-kid status, then you're probably making one or more of these 6 mistakes. Fix common calf-training blunders and turn your calves into cows!
Date Added: 2014-08-27

Can Machines Build Enough Muscle?

By: Bill Geiger
If you're looking to add muscle, machine training can help?but only to a certain degree. Here's how and when to use machines for gains.
Date Added: 2014-08-20

Can You Spot-Target Fat Deposits?

By: Train
The short answer is no, but the long answer is yes. Here's the new thinking that might challenge everything you thought you knew about spot-reducing fat.
Date Added: 2014-09-04

Deadlifts: Learn Why The King Is Dead!

By: Curtis Schultz
Most people don't know how to perform this lift properly nor have I seen those certified personal trainers describe the movement properly to a novice lifter. Learn the secrets of the deadlift!
Date Added: 2014-08-23

Exercise Of The Week: Pull-ups.

By: Charles Ridgely
In this new section on Bodybuilding.com called Exercise Of The Week, we will pick one exercise and break it down into every possible way...
Date Added: 2014-08-21

Finishing Moves: A Cheater's Guide To Curls

By: Contributing Writer
Looking to rip your sleeves the next time you throw on a polo shirt? Blast your biceps with a new twist on a classic move.
Date Added: 2014-09-03

Finishing Moves: Partials For A Pec Pump

By: Bill Geiger
Complete your chest workout on the pec deck, where you'll turn up the heat on your inner pecs with this partial-rep blast!
Date Added: 2014-08-22

Fit For A Challenge: 7 Insanely Hard Workouts

By: Cassie Smith
You might be big and strong, but are you tough? Can you handle fitness challenges that aren't in your wheelhouse? Here are 7 workouts to test your weaknesses.
Date Added: 2014-08-25

Guns Of Steel With Dumbbells!

By: Planet Muscle
Dumbbells are suited to arm training. They are all you need to build Iron Arms. Here are the best dumbbell arm exercises!
Date Added: 2014-08-26

High-Intensity Interval Training: The Ultimate Guide

By: Josh Bryant, MS, CSCS
Get the story behind high-intensity interval training (HIIT), its muscle-building and fat-burning benefits, and how you can integrate it into your workouts!
Date Added: 2014-08-28

How Arnold Built His Legs And Abs

By: David Robson
Imagine enduring the grueling pain of a high-volume, heavy-leg workout?then repeating it three times every week. That's how Arnold brought up his legs, which were once considered his biggest weakness. Part 3 of a 4-part series.
Date Added: 2014-08-22

How Much Protein Do You Need Calculator.

By: Contributing Writer
We have made your life a lot easier with these easy fitness calculators. Calculate how much protein you need here.
Date Added: 2014-08-21

How To Lift And Live Fit Past 40

By: Dean Somerset, CSCS
Life for the bodybuilder doesn't end at 40; it just gets more complicated. Here are four ways to adjust your training as you age.
Date Added: 2014-08-26

How To Perform A Full Squat And Reap The Benefits

By: Al Kavadlo, CSCS
Looking for a mobility goal that will have immediate carryover to your workouts and your life? Start with a full, resting bodyweight squat. The benefits are incredible!
Date Added: 2014-09-08

How To Retain Muscle After Surgery

By: Jim Vaglica
A lifter's worst fear is a bad injury. Here's how Jim Vaglica navigated the road back after shoulder surgery with steely determination and minimal muscle loss.
Date Added: 2014-08-21

How To Squat: Proper Techniques For A Perfect Squat.

By: Cyberpump
The most productive exercises are the most painful. It's a fact of life. If you squat with proper technique and heavy (for you) poundage, you might grunt, scream, cry, hurl and/or pass out, but you probably won't be injured and you'll make terrific headway towards your goals.
Date Added: 2014-08-21

Iron Buns: Ashley Kaltwasser Glutes Workout

By: Shannon Clark
Reigning Bikini Olympia queen Ashley Kaltwasser has some booty-shaping secrets to share! Learn how you can improve your glute workouts for a firmer, rounder behind.
Date Added: 2014-08-29

Jay Cutler Workout: How Jay Cutler Trains Chest And Calves

By: Contributing Writer
Follow Jay Cutler as he takes Kizzito Ejam through the first workout of Living Large. Implement Jay's pro techniques for more effective ways to build your own chest and calves!
Date Added: 2014-08-29

LaRon Landry's Workouts And Favorite Exercises

By: Contributing Writer
To perform as a Pro Bowl safety, LaRon Landry lifts hard and heavy in the gym. Check out his favorite exercises and workouts!
Date Added: 2014-08-29

Larry Williams: The Strongest Teen You've Never Heard Of

By: AnimalPak
Larry Williams had every reason to quit, but he brushed excuses aside and got unbelievably strong. With a training style that's pared down to the essentials, he's got the tools you need to rewrite the rules of what's possible!
Date Added: 2014-08-20

Prison Workout: The Jailhouse Strong Routine

By: Josh Bryant, MS, CSCS
Hotel, motel, Holiday Inn?if they take your weights away, do like they do in the "pen" and try this set of intense, prison-inspired bodyweight workouts!
Date Added: 2014-09-15

Rise And Burn: 6 At-Home Morning Routines

By: Contributing Writer
Start burning fat the moment you wake up! Use these morning conditioning routines at home, in the gym, or on the road and start your day strong!
Date Added: 2014-09-15

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 1, Day 2

By: Jim Stoppani, Ph.D.
Yesterday, you pushed it. Today, you'll pull with everything you've got. Day two demands brutal work from your back and biceps. Bring it.
Date Added: 2014-08-23

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 1, Day 1

By: Jim Stoppani, Ph.D.
Day one of Shortcut to Size is all about the chest and tri's. Put some size on your mirror muscles, and carve a pair of sick calves. Get growing!
Date Added: 2014-08-24

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 1, Day 3

By: Jim Stoppani, Ph.D.
It's an active rest day, and the doctor is in. Check his cardio prescription and get the low down on high-intensity interval training.
Date Added: 2014-08-23

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 1, Day 4

By: Jim Stoppani, Ph.D.
A delt workout is knocking at your door. Answer the call, and get ready for an all-in-one shoulder struggle with presses, raises and shrugs. Don’t forget your calves!
Date Added: 2014-08-24

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 2, Day 8

By: Jim Stoppani, Ph.D.
Attack the mirror muscles. Chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and train your calves for a well-rounded physique!
Date Added: 2014-09-09

Squat Bigger With The GZCL Method

By: Cody Lefever
No vague tips here, just a solid training methodology one lifter developed that helped him put 200 pounds on his lifting total.
Date Added: 2014-09-04

Strong-Arm Tactics: Get A Grip Like A Cop

By: Jim Vaglica
In law enforcement, controlling your firearm?not to mention a fleeing suspect?requires exceptional grip strength. Here's why you need it and how to build it.
Date Added: 2014-09-02

The 18-Minute Home Dumbbell Workout!

By: Planet Muscle
This workout of just under 20-minutes proved adequate to build strength and size in just six weeks with dumbbell exercises! Learn how you can to!
Date Added: 2014-08-24

The 6 Best Kettlebell Exercises You Need To Do

By: Scott Iardella, MPT, CSCS
Why isolate when you can build dynamic total-body strength and conditioning with kettlebells?
Date Added: 2014-09-08

The Best Back-Building Tips And Workouts From The Forum!

By: Matt Weik
In this article you will find some great tips and workouts to help you get a wider back. In addition I am including some details of back anatomy. Check this out and also see what the forum members think.
Date Added: 2014-08-20

The Best Bicep Workouts Of The Bodybuilding.com Forums.

By: Matt Weik
What does everyone want to show off after years of training in a gym? GUNS! Everyone wants huge bulging biceps that peak like you have a softball under your skin. Try these bicep workouts for huge gains!
Date Added: 2014-08-23

The Drop Zone: Squat Lower, Squat Stronger

By: Cassie Smith
Proper depth is an essential part of the squat, but many of us aren't able to reach it?yet! If you're struggling to get below parallel, here's why you should fix it, and how!
Date Added: 2014-09-03

The Female Training Bible: Everything You Need To Get The Sexy Body You Desire!

By: Marc Lobliner
The primary concern women have when it comes to weight training is, 'I don't want to get big or bulky.' We are here to tell you that you won't! Here's some basic diet and training information to help you get started! Read on.
Date Added: 2014-08-27

The Fitness Industry Accepts The Ice Bucket Challenge

By: Contributing Writer
Have you stepped up to the bucket to help combat ALS? The biggest names in health and fitness have! Join them as they take a cold shower for a good cause. Warning: shrieking, splashing, and swearing ahead!
Date Added: 2014-08-22

The Money Maker: How To Get The V-Shaped Cut In Your Lower Abs!

By: Brenda Kelly
Your money maker is the v-shaped cut in the lower abdominal region that goes from both sides of the oblique and funnels at angles that sort of point into the groin. Do you have a money maker?
Date Added: 2014-08-20

The Novel Way To Make Big Muscle Gains

By: Jim Vaglica
1 + 1/2 never equaled 1 in math class, but it adds up to big muscle when you apply this intensity-boosting principle in the gym.
Date Added: 2014-09-08

The Ultimate 30-Day Beginner's Guide To Fitness Day 24

By: Contributing Writer
Yesterday's plyometric routine primed the pump for today's high-intensity cardio madness. We warned you that week four was going to turn up the heat!
Date Added: 2014-08-20

The Ultimate 30-Day Beginner's Guide To Fitness Day 25

By: Contributing Writer
Experienced trainees often set their schedules by bodypart-specific training days. Today, you're going to get a taste of the type of advanced bodybuilder-style training that helped Steve Cook build a pro-level physique!
Date Added: 2014-08-21

The Ultimate 30-Day Beginner's Guide To Fitness Day 26

By: Contributing Writer
You survived three days of heavy-duty training that worked every muscle from the ground up. Hopefully your arms aren't too exhausted from yesterday's bodybuilding workout for some meal prep!
Date Added: 2014-08-25

The Ultimate 30-Day Beginner's Guide To Fitness Day 27

By: Contributing Writer
You've got one strength routine left, and it will teach you some advanced techniques that bodybuilders have been using for decades. If you have to take the stairs afterward, we apologize in advance!
Date Added: 2014-08-25

The Ultimate 30-Day Beginner's Guide To Fitness Day 28

By: Contributing Writer
Yesterday's leg blitz may have felt like the end of the line, but it's really just the beginning. Become a master of workout nutrition, and you'll recover and get back to training faster than you can believe!
Date Added: 2014-08-25

The Ultimate 30-Day Beginner's Guide To Fitness Day 29

By: Contributing Writer
Far more people have fitness goals than achieve them. You deserve better! Follow the guidance of people who have achieved great things in the gym, and you'll lay the groundwork for a great 'after' photo!
Date Added: 2014-08-25

The Ultimate 30-Day Beginner's Guide To Fitness Day 30

By: Contributing Writer
Day 30 isn't the end. Today, you're going to select your next destination. You are now more knowledgeable, confident, and ready for a lifetime of fitness than ever before!
Date Added: 2014-08-26

The Ultimate Guide To The Turkish Get-Up

By: Geoff Neupert, Master SFG, CSCS
The kettlebell get-up is getting more popular all the time, but it's only worth doing if you're committed to doing it right. Here's a complete guide to performing this complex, valuable movement!
Date Added: 2014-09-11

Throwback Shoulders Workout With James Grage And Whitney Reid

By: Contributing Writer
This shoulder workout is a throwback to the good old days. There are no fancy machines or complex equipment in this routine?just barbells, dumbbells, and your own dedicated focus and effort.
Date Added: 2014-08-25

Undulating Periodization: Variable Repetition Training - Part Three.

By: Alwyn Cosgrove
In the last few months, I\\\'ve introduced the concept of undulating Periodization as it applies to bodybuilding programs. This month is the final stage of the program.
Date Added: 2014-09-01

What Is The Best All Dumbbell Workout?

By: Workout Of The Week
Sign up on the Bodybuilding.com forums for your chance to win free supplements! This week we will cover what the best 'all dumbbell workout' is.
Date Added: 2014-08-26

What Is The Best Deltoid Workout?

By: Workout Of The Week
What is the best deltoid workout? Find out what other people from the message boards think...
Date Added: 2014-08-24

What Is The Best Lower Back Workout?

By: Workout Of The Week
What is the best lower back workout? Find out what other people from the message boards think...
Date Added: 2014-08-21

What Is The Best Powerlifting Workout?

By: Workout Of The Week
What is the best powerlifting workout? Find out what other people from the message boards think...
Date Added: 2014-08-21

What Is The Best Workout For A Young Teen Trying To Stay Healthy?

By: Workout Of The Week
What is the best workout for a young teen trying to stay healthy? Learn more right here about training and nutrition for young teens and those new to the fitness lifestyle. Sample training routines available!
Date Added: 2014-08-24

What Is The Best Workout For Increasing Flexibility?

By: Workout Of The Week
What is the best workout for increasing flexibility? Our forum members give detailed explanations of flexibility workouts, importance of stretching, types of stretching, benefits and much more. Get flexible right here!
Date Added: 2014-08-27

What Is The Best Workout To Strengthen Core Stability?

By: Workout Of The Week
What is the best workout to strengthen core stability? Our forum members have detailed why they think core training is important, who can benefit, exercises, sample training programs, and more. Try them out now!
Date Added: 2014-08-27

Wheels Of Steel: Al Kavadlo's Bodyweight Legs Workout

By: Al Kavadlo, CSCS
No squat rack? No worries! You don't need fancy weights or Olympic bars to build a pair of high-performance wheels. Here's the ultimate bodyweight leg workout.
Date Added: 2014-08-25

Workout WITHOUT Weights: Dynamic Tension Revised

By: Paul Becker
Why would anyone want to workout without weights? Sometimes you don't have access to weight or the time to get to the gym. Learn what to do using dynamic tension!
Date Added: 2014-08-24

Zuzka Light's Six-Pack Ab Secrets, Part 1

By: Zuzka Light
Zuzka Light has some of the best abs on the internet. Build your own killer six with this intense, fat-burning workout and her excellent nutrition advice!
Date Added: 2014-09-12

SUPPLEMENT ARTICLES

10 Best-Tasting Pre-Workout Supplements!

By: Contributing Writer
We've simplified your search for the world's best-tasting pre-workout supplements. Ready your taste buds, prepare for a pump, and check out these 10 tasty pre-workouts!
Date Added: 2014-09-11

7 Ways To Make Your Fat Burner More Effective

By: Contributing Writer
Popping a capsule won't necessarily make your fat go away, but incorporating these seven steps will optimize a good fat burner's effects!
Date Added: 2014-09-10

Clayton's Health Facts: Deer Antler Velvet.

By: Clayton South
The antler velvet is harvested from the antlers of growing deer, moose, caribou and elk. The velvet contains calcium, magnesium, zinc, etc. Find out if this is something for you.
Date Added: 2014-08-21

Fighting Off Free Radicals

By: Marie Spano
Think you can only get antioxidants through supplements or expensive juicing machines? If you're losing sleep for fear of losing the battle against free radicals, it's time for an antioxidant reality check!
Date Added: 2014-09-08

Research Roundup Vol. 10: Breaking Insights In Training, Nutrition, And Supplementation

By: Contributing Writer
Every month, academic journals publish dozens of new studies about training, nutrition, and athletic performance. We read the research and zero in on the take-home lessons so you don't have to!
Date Added: 2014-09-12

Supplement Company Of The Month: Beast Sports Nutrition

By: Supplement Company Of The Month
What separates man from beast? Intensity, dedication, and some long years spent learning hard lessons in the wild. Beast Sports Nutrition has survived for well over a decade, and now it's ready to stake its claim at the top of the food chain!
Date Added: 2014-09-03

The Benefits Of Post-Workout Carbohydrates

By: Jim Stoppani, Ph.D.
For many people, post-workout recovery includes a dose of fast-acting carbohydrates. But do you really need carbs as part of your post-workout meal for optimal gains?
Date Added: 2014-09-02

The Best Whey: A Review Of The Most Popular Whey Proteins On The Market.

By: Joel Tietge
My goal here was to review most of the major whey protein powders on the market. Read on to learn what the results were of some common protein powders and how they stacked up against each other.
Date Added: 2014-08-25

Top 10 Supplements For Bulking

By: Big Cat
For your entertainment, and hopefully more, here are the top 10 supplements in order of importance in relation to the goal: PACKING ON MUSCLE AND SIZE!
Date Added: 2014-08-27

NUTRITION ARTICLES

3 Healthy Between-Meal Snack Recipes

By: Shannon Clark
Don't let snack time derail your diet. Skip the vending machine and try these easy, healthy recipes instead.
Date Added: 2014-08-26

40 Laws Of Lean

By: Mike Roussell, Ph.D.
Looking to ditch unwanted body fat? Shred smart with these helpful tips.
Date Added: 2014-09-15

48 Protein Shake Recipes - Huge Selection Of Great Tasting Mixes

By: Contributing Writer
Tired of drinking the same boring, bland tasting proteins shakes? Try these superb shakes and mix things up with fresh ingredients and a variety of supplements.
Date Added: 2014-09-15

5 Dieting Mistakes You Must Avoid

By: Kellie Davis
Nutrition is an essential part of a fit body, but dieting can be a difficult thing to master. If you're not seeing the results you're after, you might be making one of these dieting mistakes! Find out what they are and how to fix them.
Date Added: 2014-08-25

5 Worst Foods You Can Eat Before Bedtime

By: Matthew Kadey, MS, RD
Avoid late-night dietary disasters that can ruin your physique and even your sleep. Here are the 5 worst offenders, and 5 great alternatives for when you've got the munchies.
Date Added: 2014-09-04

9 Great Bodybuilding Foods

By: Jonathan Mike, CSCS
Move over chicken, broccoli, and steak. Here are the 9 top bodybuilding foods flying under the radar. Make them a part of your high-performance diet!
Date Added: 2014-09-15

All Carbs Are NOT Created Equal!

By: Chris Zaino
People have been terming different carbohydrates simple and complex. "Simple", being the carbs that hit the system faster than "Complex", which enters the system more slowly. Find out why.
Date Added: 2014-08-21

Bigger On A Budget With High-Quality Meat

By: Vince Del Monte
If you think that living a clean bodybuilding lifestyle means choking down one flavorless cut of chicken after another, it's time to grow up and learn to cook. Become a master of meat, and you'll set yourself up to grow and add muscle for years!
Date Added: 2014-09-05

Cooking With Protein Pow: Do You Have A Recipe For Banana Nut Protein Muffins?

By: Anna Sward
Not all muffins lead to a muffin top. Make baked goods fuel your gains with this healthy, protein-packed recipe!
Date Added: 2014-08-28

Get Huge On $100 A Week With Frank

By: AnimalPak
The offseason diet of your dreams is just $100 away. Ride along with Frank "Wrath" McGrath and eat like him if you dare!
Date Added: 2014-09-15

Healthy Recipes: 4 Gourmet Whey Protein Truffles

By: Anna Sward
Don't let the fancy name fool you. These balls of protein are absolutely delicious and extremely easy to make!
Date Added: 2014-09-08

Healthy Recipes: Apple Pie Protein Cupcakes

By: Rosanna van Dijk
Get your protein fix, satisfy your sweet tooth, and dig into the flavors of a piping hot apple pie without the unwanted calories!
Date Added: 2014-08-22

In Depth Look At Ketogenic Diets And Ketosis.

By: Jonathan Deprospo
The main benefit of keto diets is that it increases the body's ability to utilize fats for fuel, which gets very lazy on a high carbohydrate diet. Learn the scientific facts!
Date Added: 2014-08-24

Lose Weight Fast: You Won't Believe How To Hit 6% Body Fat

By: Contributing Writer
The old way of cutting fat needs to be tossed once and for all. Use this science-backed system and you'll coast toward your goals while those around you struggle with fatigue, cravings, and weakness. Don't wait any longer!
Date Added: 2014-08-26

Meal Prep Hacks: 5 Healthy Recipes That Make Meal Prep Easy!

By: Kevin Alexander
Make weekly meal prep fast, easy, and fun with these five delicious recipes that offer new takes on your favorite fit-food staples!
Date Added: 2014-09-02

Post-Workout Chocolate Protein Cheesecake

By: Contributing Writer
Get your post-workout nutrition needs met with this delicious chocolate protein cheesecake recipe. It's bursting with taste, protein, and clean carbohydrates.
Date Added: 2014-08-21

Simple Methods To Test Your Body Fat Percentage

By: Paul Becker
By the time he completes his schooling, the average American has learned of weight training.
Date Added: 2014-08-21

Stocking Stuffers And Holiday Gifts From Bodybuilding.com

By: Anita Ramsey
'Tis the season to give, right? But, what do you give a loved one who's muscled? Be realistic now, what do you get someone who goes to the gym everyday, lifts heavy weight, owns stock in chicken farms, and poses all day?
Date Added: 2014-08-20

The ABCs Of A Muscle-Building Diet

By: Bill Geiger
Want know where to start when it comes to mass-building nutrition? Start here! These three tried-and-true benchmarks will help you transform your physique, body composition, and workout quality.
Date Added: 2014-09-10

The Ultimate List Of 40 High-Protein Foods!

By: Matthew Kadey, MS, RD
Pump up your protein intake?aisle by aisle?at the supermarket with Bodybuilding.com's top 40 ultimate protein picks.
Date Added: 2014-09-17

White Chocolate Almond Protein Bars

By: Anna Sward
Don't waste time in the grocery store aisle deciding between chewy and crunchy granola bars. Bake up some protein-infused bars in your own kitchen!
Date Added: 2014-09-17

MOTIVATION ARTICLES

20 Hip-Hop Workout Songs

By: Contributing Writer
All gym-goers need a solid hip-hop playlist in their collection of gym jams. Here are 20 of our favorite rap songs. Enjoy!
Date Added: 2014-08-25

22 EDM Workout Songs

By: Contributing Writer
You're never too swole to enjoy a dance party, even if it's in the gym. Check out our list of 22 awesome EDM workout beats!
Date Added: 2014-09-10

4 Ways To Fall In Love With Fitness

By: Contributing Writer
Smash through the many obstacles along the path to fitness with tactics to combat demotivation.
Date Added: 2014-09-10

Body Transformation: Caroline Found The Tooles For Success!

By: Female Transformation Of The Week
Caroline ditched her running shoes for hardcore lifts and discovered new methods to achieve long-time goals. See why her hardcore approach paid dividends!
Date Added: 2014-09-05

Body Transformation: From Success In The Weight Room To Success In Life

By: Teen Transformation Of The Week
Chris Harrington wasn't always an enterprising young personal trainer. He used to be bullied, and now he's on his way towards becoming a fitness model!
Date Added: 2014-09-15

Body Transformation: Justin Frechette Turned Adversity Into Advantage

By: Male Transformation Of The Week
This world was rough on Justin, but he was done taking it in stride. He chose to advance. With Greg Plitt's help he leads a new life!
Date Added: 2014-09-12

Body Transformation: Laura Carson Hits The Stage At 46

By: Over 40 Transformation Of The Week
After battling anorexia and endless cardio, Laura found happiness in lifting weights and competition. Here's her story!
Date Added: 2014-08-21

Body Transformation: Pat, The Body Fat Killer

By: Over 40 Transformation Of The Week
Pat completely turned his life around and obliterated 30% of his body fat.
Date Added: 2014-08-28

Body Transformation: Weight Training Saved Cole From Childhood Bullying

By: Teen Transformation Of The Week
Motivation comes from all over, but motivation from haters can be especially powerful. Cole is living proof of how he turned that negative energy into positive energy for himself!
Date Added: 2014-09-02

Don't Be THAT Guy: Weird People In The Gym

By: Par Deus
By: Paul DiObilda. We all know these types of guys at the gym. You’ve probably seen one, know one, or hell, you may even be one.
Date Added: 2014-08-20

Gym Motivation: 8 Surefire Tips For A Great Workout

By: Shannon Clark
Walking out of the gym feeling anything but triumphant? The solution could be as simple as switching up a few minor details in how you prepare for and plan your workout. Don't dump your program until you try these tips first!
Date Added: 2014-08-22

International Transformation Of The Month: Jana Kovacovic

By: International Transformation Of The Month
Jana's busy lifestyle used to get in the way of her health. Learn how she made fitness a priority and built a body worthy of the WBFF stage!
Date Added: 2014-09-08

Jay Cutler: Lifelong Lessons On Building Mass

By: Bill Geiger
Success leaves clues, and few bodybuilders have been more successful than four-time Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler. Check out some of the biggest training-room lessons he's learned along the way.
Date Added: 2014-09-18

Look Like A Badass After Age 40

By: Danny Kavadlo
The rules of fitness don't change when you enter your fifth decade of life. But living the lifestyle becomes more important than ever. Danny Kavadlo soared into his 40s like a ripped human flag and wants to show you how to do the same!
Date Added: 2014-09-17

New Years Resolutions: Changing The Focus.

By: Shannon Clark
The problem with most resolutions however is that many times they're based on superficial reasons that don't truly affect the individual and mean something to them. Learn why...
Date Added: 2014-08-20

The Titans Of Transformation: Ryan DeLuca And Bill Phillips

By: Contributing Writer
Get a glimpse into the past, present, and future of fitness in this exclusive video with Bodybuilding.com CEO Ryan DeLuca and author Bill Phillips!
Date Added: 2014-09-12

We 'Mirin Vol 82: 20 Excellent Physiques

By: We Mirin
Pull up an incline bench and grab a dumbbell, kids. It's time for another awesome volume of We 'Mirin! These 20 shots are the perfect reminder that hard work pays off.
Date Added: 2014-08-29

We 'Mirin Vol 83: 20 Ab-spirational Bodies

By: We Mirin
Summer might be slipping away, but that doesn't mean we don't have a reason to appreciate excellent abs. Here are 20 motivational photos!
Date Added: 2014-09-05

We 'Mirin Vol 84: 20 Ripped College Students

By: We Mirin
Pull up an incline bench and grab a dumbbell, kids. It's time for another awesome volume of We 'Mirin! These 20 shots are the perfect reminder that hard work pays off.
Date Added: 2014-09-12

We 'Mirin Volume 81: 20 Tattooed Fit Bodies

By: We Mirin
Fit bodies are hot. Fit bodies are extra hot when they're accentuated by awesome ink! Check out these 20 motivating photos.
Date Added: 2014-08-25

CONTEST ARTICLES

2008 IFBB Olympia - Past Olympia Coverage.

By: Contributing Writer
Get comprehensive coverage of past Mr. Olympia Contests here. Results, interviews, photo galleries, video and more. You'll find it all here.
Date Added: 2014-08-24

2014 Figure Olympia Preview: Who Will Take The Figure Crown?

By: Isaac Hinds
This weekend, 23 women will vie for the title of 2014 Figure Olympia. Can Wilkins make history as the only woman to win four times, or will Keene, or a wildcard competitor, come out on top?
Date Added: 2014-09-17

2014 Fitness Olympia Preview And Predictions

By: Isaac Hinds
Will Oksana take the crown or will another competitor be crowned champ?
Date Added: 2014-09-17

2014 IFBB Bikini Olympia Preview And Predictions

By: Isaac Hinds
Ashley Kaltwasser's the only Bikini Olympia champ competing this year. Will she win again, or will history repeat itself and leave a new lady to be crowned queen of the bikini field?
Date Added: 2014-09-12

2014 IFBB Masters Pro And North American Championships

By: Bodybuilding Contests
Find all of the coverage here of the 2014 IFBB Masters Pro & North American Championships, held August 28-30th in Pittsburgh, PA!
Date Added: 2014-08-29

2014 IFBB St. Louis Pro Bikini

By: Bodybuilding Contests
Find all of the coverage here of the 2014 IFBB St. Louis Pro Bikini, held on August 23rd in St. Louis, Missouri!
Date Added: 2014-08-22

2014 IFBB Tahoe Show Pro Figure

By: Bodybuilding Contests
Find all of the coverage here of the 2014 IFBB Tahoe Show Pro Figure, held on August 23rd in Lake Tahoe, Nevada!
Date Added: 2014-08-22

2014 IFBB/NPC Dallas Pro And Texas State

By: Bodybuilding Contests
Find all of the coverage here of the 2014 IFBB/NPC Dallas Pro And Texas State, held on August 16th in Dallas, Texas!
Date Added: 2014-08-21

2014 Men's Physique Olympia Preview: Battle Of The Aesthetics

By: Cassie Smith
The Men's Physique division will be part of the Mr. Olympia festivities for the second time. Find out who will win!
Date Added: 2014-09-05

2014 Mr. Olympia 212 Preview: Battle Of The Giant Killers

By: David Robson
The light heavyweights of the 212 division vie for Olympia immortality! Can Lewis win again? Or will a newcomer steal his thunder?
Date Added: 2014-09-09

2014 Mr. Olympia Preview: Battle Of The Beasts

By: David Robson
The 2014 Olympia will be a contest for the ages. Read who we think will come out on top!
Date Added: 2014-09-08

2014 Ms. Olympia Preview: Can Iris Kyle Be Beat?

By: Isaac Hinds
Iris Kyle may be the most successful bodybuilder ever. Will she continue her reign at the 2014 Ms. Olympia?
Date Added: 2014-09-18

2014 NPC Los Angeles Championships

By: Bodybuilding Contests
The NPC Los Angeles Championships were held July 19th in LA, California. Find all of the coverage here!
Date Added: 2014-08-21

2014 NPC USA Championships

By: Bodybuilding Contests
The 2014 NPC USA Championships were held July 25-26th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Find all of the coverage here!
Date Added: 2014-08-22

2014 Olympia Fitness And Performance Weekend Information

By: Bodybuilding Contests
The 2014 Olympia Fitness And Performance Weekend will be held September 18-21, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Orleans Arena and Las Vegas Convention Center. Get comprehensive information right here!
Date Added: 2014-08-25

2014 Olympia Weekend Coverage

By: Bodybuilding Contests
The 50th Anniversary Olympia Weekend will be held September 18th-21st in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Orleans Arena and Las Vegas Convention Center!!
Date Added: 2014-08-29

2014 Olympia Weekend Photos

By: Bodybuilding Contests
Find your favorite stage shots and behind-the-scenes candids from the 2014 Olympia Weekend here!
Date Added: 2014-09-18

2014 Olympia Weekend: One-On-One With Reigning Champ Phil Heath

By: Roger Lockridge
A victory at any Olympia Weekend is a triumph, but to take home the Sandow at this year's event would be especially meaningful for Phil "The Gift" Heath. Here are the myriad reasons why, in the reigning champ's own words!
Date Added: 2014-09-16

2014 Women\\\'s Physique Olympia Preview

By: Isaac Hinds
Can Dana Linn Bailey defend her crown? Or will the title fall to one of this year\'s top contenders?
Date Added: 2014-09-16

7 Must-Haves For The Total Competition Package

By: Dr. Brandy Segura
The competitor who takes the win doesn't always have the best body. Learn how to prepare for a bodybuilding competition and perfect the details needed to give you the necessary edge.
Date Added: 2014-08-27

Bodybuilding.com Announces Exclusive 2014 Olympia Webcast

By: Press Releases
Bodybuilding.com presents the live webcast of the historic 50th Annual Olympia Weekend in Las Vegas. You're invited to watch our 2014 IFBB pro events coverage for free!
Date Added: 2014-08-28

Mike Matarazzo: Nov. 8, 1965-Aug. 16, 2014

By: David Robson
He was known for his peaked biceps, insane calves, and famous tongue wag on stage. Those who competed with and admired Mike Matarazzo recall the man behind the muscle.
Date Added: 2014-09-03

Olympia 2014: The Evolution Of Flex Lewis, Part III?4 Weeks Out

By: Contributing Writer
Four weeks out from the 2014 Olympia, Flex Lewis was well into his final cut. See how the defending 212 champion prepped for this weekend. Part 3 of 4.
Date Added: 2014-09-18

Tahoe Show 2014 Webcast

By: Bodybuilding Contests
We are streaming this National Qualifier live, so you won't miss a minute of your favorite IFBB and top-level NPC competitors.
Date Added: 2014-08-22

Visit Us At The Olympia Expo

By: Bodybuilding Contests
Stop by the Bodybuilding.com booth for athlete autographs, special guests, and tons of free tees, samples, swag, and more.
Date Added: 2014-09-09

SPORTS ARTICLES

What Is The Best Boxing Workout?

By: Athletes Topic Of The Week
What is the best boxing workout? A boxing workout can increase endurance, strength, and speed. Our forum members have put together great workouts, talk about different methods, myths, and what kind of workouts they followed. Read on and try them out!
Date Added: 2014-08-22

What Is The Best Circuit Training Workout?

By: Workout Of The Week
What is the best circuit training workout? Find out what other people from the message boards think...
Date Added: 2014-08-26

What Is The Best Workout For A Football Player?

By: Workout Of The Week
What is the best workout for a football player? Our forum members have put together powerful proven workouts for those interested in furthering their football training. Check it out!
Date Added: 2014-08-20

What Is The Best Workout For Gaining Strength & Maintain Weight?

By: Workout Of The Week
What is the best workout for gaining strength & maintaining weight? Get free, detailed information, right here - the best workouts for gaining power & strength included!
Date Added: 2014-08-27

What Is The Best Workout Program For Baseball Players?

By: Workout Of The Week
What is the best workout program for baseball players? The baseball season is quickly approaching so we have some great workouts & programs specifically tailored for those athletes. Learn more here and try them out!
Date Added: 2014-08-27


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