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Jim holds a doctorate in exercise physiology and has been the personal nutrition and health consultant for numerous celebrity clients, such as LL Cool J and others.



Background

Jim Stoppani received his doctorate in exercise physiology with a minor in biochemistry from the University of Connecticut. Following graduation, he served as a postdoctoral research fellow in the prestigious John B. Pierce Laboratory and Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology at Yale University School of Medicine, where he investigated the effects of exercise and diet on gene regulation in muscle tissue.

He was awarded the Gatorade Beginning Investigator in Exercise Science Award in 2002 by the American Physiological Society for his groundbreaking research. Currently Jim runs his own fitness website www.jimstoppani.com.

He has written thousands of articles on exercise, nutrition and health and is author of Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength (Human Kinetics, 2006), co-author of the New York Times Bestseller, LL Cool J's Platinum 360 Diet and Lifestyle (Rodale, 2010), co-author of the book Stronger Arms & Upper Body (Human Kinetics, 2008), and co-author of the chapter "Nutritional Needs of Strength/Power Athletes" in the textbook Essentials of Sports Nutrition and Supplements (Humana Press, 2008). Dr. Stoppani is the creator of the Platinum 360 Diet as found in the book, LL Cool J's Platinum 360 Diet and Lifestyle (Rodale, 2010) and creator of the diet program found in the book, Mario Lopez's Knockout Fitness (Rodale, 2008).

Dr. Stoppani has been the personal nutrition and health consultant for numerous celebrity clients, such as LL Cool J, Dr. Dre, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and Mario Lopez, and has appeared on the NBC television show Extra as an Extra LifeChanger and as a science expert on the Spike television shows Jesse James is a Dead Man and MANswers.

He can be contacted on Twitter @ JimStoppani

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Your Expert Guide To L-Carnitine
Part fat-burner and part performance supplement, L-carnitine has a long history and plenty of fans. Look at the science and decide if it's right for you!
Section: Supplements :: Apr 15, 2014

Jim Stoppani's Expert Guide To Betaine
There's a new pre-workout star on the rise. Get behind the label of your favorite supplements and see what this promising ingredient can do for you!
Section: Supplements :: Apr 14, 2014

Death By Protein: Debunking The 'Protein Is As Bad As Smoking' Study
A new study says that a high-protein diet will kill you, but boatloads of carbs are fine. Sound suspect? You're right. Jim Stoppani goes behind the headlines to bring you the real story!
Section: Supplements :: Mar 11, 2014

Ask The Supplement Guru: Omega 3 Vs. Omega 3-6-9
Confused about whether you should take an omega-3 or 3-6-9 supplement? The Supplement Guru has your science-backed answer!
Section: Supplements :: Jan 09, 2014

10 Rules To Live, Lift, And Eat By
Without a firm foundation in solid, proven ideas, your program and meal plan are just numbers. Before you lift one more weight, heed these truths.
Section: Training :: Jan 06, 2014

Vindicating Vitamins: Protecting Your Health Is Never A 'Waste'
Don't fall for sensational headlines and slanted science about vitamin/mineral supplementation. Nothing short of your long-term health is at stake.
Section: Supplements :: Dec 20, 2013

Ask The Supplement Guru: What's The Word On Betaine?
There's been some eye-opening new research into the amino acid betaine. Here's what you need to know!
Section: Supplements :: Nov 22, 2013

Ask The Supplement Guru: When Should I Take Creatine?
Creatine is here to stay, but gym-goers continue to bicker over the best way to take it. You'd better believe that Jim Stoppani has an opinion on this pressing supplement debate!
Section: Supplements :: Oct 04, 2013

Ask The Supplement Guru: ''When I Have No Whey, What Takes Its Place?''
Whey may be the reigning king, but its parent protein still offers some unique advantages. Don't underestimate milk protein, especially in a pinch!
Section: Supplements :: Sep 05, 2013

Ask The Supp Guru Special Edition: Does Fish Oil Cause Prostate Cancer?
Just when you thought that the case for fish oil supplementation was airtight, along comes a study connecting essential fatty acids with prostate cancer. I'm here to set the record straight about this deeply flawed research.
Section: Supplements :: Jul 15, 2013

Ask The Supplement Guru: What's A Simple Non-Stimulant Pre-Workout?
Many pre-workout supplements have a laundry list of ingredients you've never heard of. Here's one you should definitely get to know, even if you don't take a pre-workout: beta-alanine.
Section: Supplements :: Jul 10, 2013

Ask The Supplement Guru: Can Any Fruits Or Veggies Naturally Boost NO?
You might be avoiding beets out of fear that they'll stain your clothes. But after you hear the benefits they offer athletes, you'll wear red with pride!
Section: Supplements :: Jun 06, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 42 - Rest
Rest your body and train your brain. Today’s Shortcut to Shred rest day will teach you how much water to mix in your protein shakes to maximize fat loss!
Section: Training :: May 16, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred Recipes: Sweet Potato Omelet
Don't knock this recipe until you try it! It's sweet, salty, and has the perfect muscle-building macros.
Section: Nutrition :: May 16, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 41 - Back, Traps, Biceps
Give this Shortcut to Shred back, traps, and biceps workout everything you’ve got to obliterate fat, build muscle, and gain strength. Finish the week strong.
Section: Training :: May 15, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 40 - Shoulders, Legs, Calves
Today’s single-joint workout will help you carve sharp calves, build unbelievable quads, and cap your body with well-defined delts.
Section: Training :: May 14, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 39 - Chest, Triceps, Abs
Chisel a detailed physique and torch body fat with today's single-joint Shortcut to Shred chest, triceps, and abs workout. Keep the shred strong.
Section: Training :: May 13, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 36 - Chest, Triceps, Abs
Amp up the cardio acceleration, chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and sculpt a killer six-pack with today’s multi-joint Shortcut to Shred workout.
Section: Training :: May 10, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 37 - Shoulders, Legs, Calves
Build shoulders of stone, legs of steel, and diamond-shaped calves with this combination of multi-joint exercises and high-intensity cardio acceleration.
Section: Training :: May 10, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 38 - Back, Traps, Biceps
Attack your back with compound movements, build towering traps, and chisel your biceps peak with this multi-joint Shortcut to Shred workout.
Section: Training :: May 10, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 35 - Rest
Rest your body and train your brain. Today's Shortcut to Shred rest day will help you decide if you should go organic.
Section: Training :: May 09, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 34 - Back, Traps, Biceps
Give this Shortcut to Shred back, traps, and biceps workout everything you’ve got to obliterate fat, build muscle, and gain strength. Finish the week strong.
Section: Training :: May 08, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 33 - Shoulders, Legs, Calves
Today's single-joint workout will help you carve sharp calves, build unbelievable quads, and cap your body with well-defined delts.
Section: Training :: May 07, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 32 - Chest, Triceps, Abs
Chisel a detailed physique and torch body fat with today’s single-joint Shortcut to Shred chest, triceps, and abs workout. Keep the shred strong.
Section: Training :: May 06, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 29 - Chest, Triceps, Abs
Amp up the cardio acceleration, chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and sculpt a killer six-pack with today’s multi-joint Shortcut to Shred workout.
Section: Training :: May 03, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 30 - Shoulders, Legs, Calves
Build shoulders of stone, legs of steel, and diamond-shaped calves with this combination of multi-joint exercises and high-intensity cardio acceleration.
Section: Training :: May 03, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 31 - Back, Traps, Biceps
Attack your back with compound movements, build towering traps, and chisel your biceps peak with this multi-joint Shortcut to Shred workout.
Section: Training :: May 03, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 28 - Rest
Rest your body and train your brain. Today’s Shortcut to Shred rest day will teach you how to harness the power of spice to supercharge your shred.
Section: Training :: May 02, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 27 - Back, Traps, Biceps
Give this Shortcut to Shred back, traps, and biceps workout everything you’ve got to obliterate fat, build muscle, and gain strength. Finish the week strong.
Section: Training :: May 01, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 26 - Shoulders, Legs, Calves
Today’s single-joint workout will help you carve sharp calves, build unbelievable quads, and cap your body with well-defined delts.
Section: Training :: Apr 30, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 25 - Chest, Triceps, Abs
Carve a detailed physique and torch body fat with today’s single-joint Shortcut to Shred chest, triceps, and abs workout. Keep the shred strong.
Section: Training :: Apr 29, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 22 - Chest, Triceps, Abs
Amp up the cardio acceleration, chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and sculpt a killer six-pack with today's multi-joint Shortcut to Shred workout.
Section: Training :: Apr 26, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 23 - Shoulders, Legs, Calves
Build shoulders of stone, legs of steel, and diamond-shaped calves with this combination of multi-joint exercises and high-intensity cardio acceleration.
Section: Training :: Apr 26, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 24 - Back, Traps, Biceps
Attack your back with compound movements, build towering traps, and chisel your biceps peak with this multi-joint Shortcut to Shred workout.
Section: Training :: Apr 26, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 21 - Rest
Rest your body and train your brain. Today’s Shortcut to Shred rest day will teach you how to control even the hardest cravings!
Section: Training :: Apr 25, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 20 - Back, Traps, Biceps
Give this Shortcut to Shred back, traps, and biceps workout everything you've got to obliterate fat, build muscle, and gain strength. Finish the week strong.
Section: Training :: Apr 24, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 19 - Shoulders, Legs, Calves
Today’s single-joint workout will help you carve sharp calves, build unbelievable quads, and cap your body with well-defined delts.
Section: Training :: Apr 23, 2013

Ask The Supplement Guru: Is Carnitine Safe?
Its backers say carnitine offers powerful health and performance benefits. But a new study seemed to link it to heart disease. I’m here to separate the truth from the hype.
Section: Supplements :: Apr 23, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 18 - Chest, Triceps, Abs
Chisel a detailed physique and torch body fat with today’s single-joint Shortcut to Shred chest, triceps, and abs workout. Keep the shred strong.
Section: Training :: Apr 22, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 15 - Chest, Triceps, Abs
Amp up the cardio acceleration, chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and sculpt a killer six-pack with today’s multi-joint Shortcut to Shred workout.
Section: Training :: Apr 19, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 16 - Shoulders, Legs, Calves
Build shoulders of stone, legs of steel, and diamond-shaped calves with this combination of multi-joint exercises and high-intensity cardio acceleration.
Section: Training :: Apr 19, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 17 - Back, Traps, Biceps
Attack your back with compound movements, build towering traps, and chisel your biceps peak with this multi-joint Shortcut to Shred workout.
Section: Training :: Apr 19, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 14 - Rest
Rest your body and train your brain. Today’s Shortcut to Shred rest day will teach you the true importance of the incredible, edible egg.
Section: Training :: Apr 18, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 13 - Back, Traps, Biceps
Give this Shortcut to Shred back, traps, and biceps workout everything you’ve got to obliterate fat, build muscle, and gain strength. Finish the week strong.
Section: Training :: Apr 17, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 12 - Shoulders, Legs, Calves
Today's single-joint workout will help you carve sharp calves, build unbelievable quads, and cap your body with well-defined delts.
Section: Training :: Apr 16, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 11 - Chest, Triceps, Abs
Chisel a detailed physique and torch body fat with today’s single-joint Shortcut to Shred chest, triceps, and abs workout. Keep the shred strong.
Section: Training :: Apr 15, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 8 - Chest, Triceps, Abs
Amp up the cardio acceleration, chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and sculpt a killer six-pack with today’s multi-joint Shortcut to Shred workout.
Section: Training :: Apr 12, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 9 - Shoulders, Legs, Calves
Build shoulders of stone, legs of steel, and diamond-shaped calves with this combination of multi-joint exercises and high-intensity cardio acceleration.
Section: Training :: Apr 12, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 10 - Back, Traps, Biceps
Attack your back with compound movements, build towering traps, and chisel your biceps peak with this multi-joint Shortcut to Shred workout.
Section: Training :: Apr 12, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 7 - Rest
Rest your body and train your brain. Today’s Shortcut to Shred rest day will teach you the science behind cold water and weight loss.
Section: Training :: Apr 11, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred Recipes: Low-Carb Lobster Boats
In the mood for some lobster? With this recipe, you'll get all the flavor without all the carbs. Add some New England to your list of recipes.
Section: Nutrition :: Apr 11, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Supplement Overview
Shortcut to Shred combines intense training, precision nutrition, and smart supplementation to help you cut fat while making muscle. Get the science behind the supplements.
Section: Supplements :: Apr 11, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 6 - Back, Traps, Biceps
Give this Shortcut to Shred back, traps, and biceps workout everything you've got to obliterate fat, build muscle, and gain strength. Finish the week strong.
Section: Training :: Apr 10, 2013

Jim Stoppani’s Six-Week Shortcut To Shred Nutrition: Alternative Foods
The Shortcut to Shred nutrition plan is hardcore, but it’s anything but boring. Keep your diet diverse with this list of approved foods!
Section: Nutrition :: Apr 10, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred Recipes: Green Eggs And Chicken
Dr. Seuss was right: green eggs are delicious. They're especially great when they're full of spinach and broccoli and paired with lean chicken. Eat up!
Section: Nutrition :: Apr 10, 2013

Jim Stoppani's 12-Week Shortcut To Size: Supplementation
Over the next 12 weeks, you’ll be pushing your body hard and fast. You need a supplement stack that can keep pace, so I designed one just for this program!
Section: Supplements :: Apr 10, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 5 - Shoulders, Legs, Calves
Today's single-joint workout will help you carve sharp calves, build unbelievable quads, and cap your body with well-defined delts.
Section: Training :: Apr 09, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Six-Week Shortcut To Shred: Nutrition Overview
Shortcut to Shred includes a precise, three-phase nutrition plan engineered to help you build muscle and burn fat for six solid weeks. Start your shred in the kitchen.
Section: Nutrition :: Apr 09, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred Recipes: Cheesy Ham Scramble
If you follow my nutrition advice already, you know that I'm an advocate for eggs. If you're bored with your egg whites, here's a delicious recipe that's low-carb and protein-packed.
Section: Nutrition :: Apr 09, 2013

Jim Stoppani's 12-Week Shortcut To Size: Nutrition
In 12 short weeks, I can help you build more muscle while skyrocketing your strength. To succeed, your diet must be elite!
Section: Nutrition :: Apr 09, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 4 - Chest, Triceps, Abs
Carve a detailed physique and torch body fat with today's single-joint Shortcut to Shred chest, triceps, and abs workout. Keep the shred strong.
Section: Training :: Apr 08, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Training Overview
Shortcut to Shred will help you burn fat, build muscle, and gain strength. Learn how to train for all three goals. Get the science behind the shred.
Section: Training :: Apr 08, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred Recipes: Beef Stir Fry For Brawn
You don't need to eat low-sodium all the time. But if you're trying to get shredded for a photo shoot, this recipe will help you get there.
Section: Nutrition :: Apr 08, 2013

Jim Stoppani's 12-Week Shortcut To Size: Meal Replacements
Beat nutritional boredom with this gym-ready, Jim-approved Shortcut to Size food list. Get bigger. Get stronger. Don't get bored.
Section: Nutrition :: Apr 08, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 1 - Chest, Triceps, Abs
Amp up the cardio acceleration, chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and sculpt a killer six-pack with today’s multi-joint Shortcut to Shred workout.
Section: Training :: Apr 05, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 2 - Shoulders, Legs, Calves
Build shoulders of stone, legs of steel, and diamond-shaped calves with this combination of multi-joint exercises and high-intensity cardio acceleration.
Section: Training :: Apr 05, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Shortcut To Shred: Day 3 - Back, Traps, Biceps
Attack your back with compound movements, build towering traps, and chisel your biceps peak with this multi-joint Shortcut to Shred workout.
Section: Training :: Apr 05, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Six-Week Shortcut To Shred: Recipes
Get-shredded diets don't have to be bland and boring. Try these Shortcut to Shred recipes to add even more variety to your nutrition plan!
Section: Nutrition :: Mar 30, 2013

Jim Stoppani's Six-Week Shortcut To Shred
Get ready to burn fat, build muscle, boost strength, and get absolutely shredded in only six weeks. Get ready to achieve the best shape of your life. Get ready for Shortcut to Shred.
Section: Training :: Mar 29, 2013

Remembering Joe Weider: The Science Of The Weider Principles
The Weider Principles have been venerated, debated, derided, and rediscovered by countless coaches and athletes over the decades. But modern science confirms their value more than ever!
Section: Training :: Mar 26, 2013

Can Adding Soy To Your Protein Mix Lead To More Growth?
New research has found that adding soy to a casein and whey blend could help increase the length and total impact of your anabolic response to protein powder.
Section: Supplements :: Mar 20, 2013

Stack It, Scorch It: How To Build The Perfect Fat-Burner
Searching for the perfect fat-loss cocktail? Look no further. Home-brew your stack to cut down before summer!
Section: Supplements :: Mar 11, 2013

Aminos Are Essential: Lift Longer And Grow Stronger With BCAAs
In addition to being one of the most effective supplements for muscle growth, BCAAs delay fatigue, support strength and mental focus, and even boost fat-loss. Get the details!
Section: Supplements :: Feb 20, 2013

The Muscle-Building Messenger: Your Complete Guide To Insulin
Without the help of insulin, all that protein in your post-workout shake would never get delivered. Learn how to control and manipulate this crucial hormone!
Section: Training :: Feb 07, 2013

Braccia Da Urlo In Sei Settimane
Aumenta la tua muscolatura come un professionista con un programma definitivo che si basa su risultati scientifici per garantire muscoli impressionanti.
Section: Training :: Sep 18, 2012

Il Programma HIIT Decisivo Per Bruciare I Grassi In Otto Settimane
Risultati migliori in tempi ridotti. Riesci a trovare qualcosa che non ti piace dell’allenamento HIIT?
Section: Training :: Sep 18, 2012

Nozioni Di Base Sull’alimentazione: Cosa Mangiare Per Sviluppare La Massa Magra
Piano alimentare di una settimana, inclusi i 15 cibi migliori per sviluppare la massa magra.
Section: Nutrition :: Sep 18, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 12, Day 82
Lay the foundation: Squat, press, and deadlift your way to bigger, stronger legs. Complete the package with incredible abs.
Section: Training :: Jun 22, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 12, Day 83
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Jun 22, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 12, Day 84
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Jun 22, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 12, Day 81
Build bolder shoulders, stronger traps, and carved calves. Time to press, flye, and raise the roof on your results.
Section: Training :: Jun 21, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 12, Day 80
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor’s orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Jun 20, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 12, Day 79
Build your pulling power! Train your back for mile-wide lats, build bigger biceps with taller peaks, and target your core for total-body strength.
Section: Training :: Jun 19, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 12, Day 78
Attack the mirror muscles. Chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and train your calves for a well-rounded physique.
Section: Training :: Jun 18, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 11, Day 75
Lay the foundation: Squat, press, and deadlift your way to bigger, stronger legs. Complete the package with incredible abs.
Section: Training :: Jun 15, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 11, Day 76
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Jun 15, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 11, Day 77
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Jun 15, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 11, Day 74
Build bolder shoulders, stronger traps, and carved calves. Time to press, flye, and raise the roof on your results.
Section: Training :: Jun 14, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 11, Day 73
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Jun 13, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 11, Day 72
Build your pulling power! Train your back for mile-wide lats, build bigger biceps with taller peaks, and target your core for total-body strength.
Section: Training :: Jun 12, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 11, Day 71
Attack the mirror muscles. Chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and train your calves for a well-rounded physique.
Section: Training :: Jun 11, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 10, Day 68
Lay the foundation: Squat, press, and deadlift your way to bigger, stronger legs. Complete the package with incredible abs.
Section: Training :: Jun 08, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 10, Day 69
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Jun 08, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 10, Day 70
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Jun 08, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 10, Day 67
Build bolder shoulders, stronger traps, and carved calves. Time to press, flye, and raise the roof on your results.
Section: Training :: Jun 07, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 10, Day 66
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Jun 06, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 10, Day 65
Build your pulling power! Train your back for mile-wide lats, build bigger biceps with taller peaks, and target your core for total-body strength.
Section: Training :: Jun 05, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 10, Day 64
Attack the mirror muscles. Chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and train your calves for a well-rounded physique.
Section: Training :: Jun 04, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 9, Day 61
Lay the foundation: Squat, press, and deadlift your way to bigger, stronger legs. Complete the package with incredible abs.
Section: Training :: Jun 01, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 9, Day 62
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Jun 01, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 9, Day 63
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Jun 01, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 9, Day 60
Build bolder shoulders, stronger traps, and carved calves. Time to press, flye, and raise the roof on your results.
Section: Training :: May 31, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 9, Day 59
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: May 30, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 9, Day 58
Build your pulling power! Train your back for mile-wide lats, build bigger biceps with taller peaks, and target your core for total-body strength.
Section: Training :: May 29, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 8, Day 54
Lay the foundation: Squat, press, and deadlift your way to bigger, stronger legs. Complete the package with incredible abs.
Section: Training :: May 25, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 8, Day 55
Lay the foundation: Squat, press, and deadlift your way to bigger, stronger legs. Complete the package with incredible abs.
Section: Training :: May 25, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 8, Day 56
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: May 25, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 3, Week 9, Day 57
Attack the mirror muscles. Chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and train your calves for a well-rounded physique.
Section: Training :: May 25, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 8, Day 53
Build bolder shoulders, stronger traps, and carved calves. Time to press, flye, and raise the roof on your results.
Section: Training :: May 24, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 8, Day 52
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: May 23, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 8, Day 51
Build your pulling power! Train your back for mile-wide lats, build bigger biceps with taller peaks, and target your core for total-body strength.
Section: Training :: May 22, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 8, Day 50
Attack the mirror muscles. Chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and train your calves for a well-rounded physique.
Section: Training :: May 21, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 7, Day 47
Lay the foundation: Squat, press, and deadlift your way to bigger, stronger legs. Complete the package with incredible abs.
Section: Training :: May 18, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 7, Day 48
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: May 18, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 7, Day 49
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: May 18, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 7, Day 46
Build bolder shoulders, stronger traps, and carved calves. Time to press, row, and raise the roof on your results.
Section: Training :: May 17, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 7, Day 45
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: May 16, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 7, Day 44
Build your pulling power! Train your back for mile-wide lats, build bigger biceps with taller peaks, and target your core for total-body strength.
Section: Training :: May 15, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 7, Day 43
Attack the mirror muscles. Chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and train your calves for a well-rounded physique.
Section: Training :: May 14, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 6, Day 40
Lay the foundation: Squat, press, and deadlift your way to bigger, stronger legs. Complete the package with incredible abs.
Section: Training :: May 11, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 6, Day 41
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: May 11, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 6, Day 42
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: May 11, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 6, Day 39
Build bolder shoulders, stronger traps, and carved calves. Time to press, shrug, and raise the roof on your results.
Section: Training :: May 10, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 6, Day 38
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: May 09, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 6, Day 37
Build your pulling power! Train your back for mile-wide lats, build bigger biceps with taller peaks, and target your core for total-body strength.
Section: Training :: May 08, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 6, Day 36
Attack the mirror muscles. Chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and train your calves for a well-rounded physique.
Section: Training :: May 07, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 5, Day 33
Lay the foundation: Squat, press, and deadlift your way to bigger, stronger legs. Complete the package with incredible abs.
Section: Training :: May 04, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 5, Day 34
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: May 04, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 5, Day 35
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: May 04, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 5, Day 32
Build bolder shoulders, stronger traps, and carved calves. Time to press, flye, and raise the roof on your results.
Section: Training :: May 03, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 5, Day 31
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: May 02, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 5, Day 30
Build your pulling power! Train your back for mile-wide lats, build bigger biceps with taller peaks, and target your core for total-body strength.
Section: Training :: May 01, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 2, Week 5, Day 29
Attack the mirror muscles. Chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and train your calves for a well-rounded physique.
Section: Training :: Apr 30, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 4, Day 26
Lay the foundation: Squat, press, and deadlift your way to bigger, stronger legs. Complete the package with incredible abs.
Section: Training :: Apr 27, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 4, Day 27
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Apr 27, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 4, Day 28
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Apr 27, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 4, Day 25
Build bolder shoulders, stronger traps, and carved calves. Time to press, flye, and raise the roof on your results.
Section: Training :: Apr 26, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 4, Day 24
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Apr 25, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 4, Day 23
Build your pulling power! Train your back for mile-wide lats, build bigger biceps with taller peaks, and target your core for total-body strength.
Section: Training :: Apr 24, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 4, Day 22
Attack the mirror muscles. Chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and train your calves for a well-rounded physique.
Section: Training :: Apr 23, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 3, Day 19
Lay the foundation: Squat, press, and deadlift your way to bigger, stronger legs. Complete the package with incredible abs.
Section: Training :: Apr 20, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 3, Day 20
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Apr 20, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 3, Day 21
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor's orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Apr 20, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 3, Day 18
Shoulders: Build bolder shoulders, stronger traps, and carved calves. Time to press, flye, and raise the roof on your results.
Section: Training :: Apr 19, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 3, Day 17
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for the mind. Follow the doctor’s orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Apr 18, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 3, Day 16
Build your pulling power! Train your back for mile-wide lats, build bigger biceps with taller peaks, and target your core for total-body strength.
Section: Training :: Apr 17, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 3, Day 15
Attack the mirror muscles. Chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and train your calves for a well-rounded physique.
Section: Training :: Apr 16, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 2, Day 12
Lay the foundation: Squat, press, and deadlift your way to bigger, stronger legs. Complete the package with incredible abs.
Section: Training :: Apr 13, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 2, Day 13
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for your mind. Follow the doctor’s orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Apr 13, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 2, Day 14
Active rest for the body, more knowledge for your mind. Follow the doctor’s orders for best results!
Section: Training :: Apr 13, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 2, Day 11
Build bolder shoulders, stronger traps, and carved calves. Time to press, flye, and raise the roof on your results.
Section: Training :: Apr 12, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 2, Day 9
Build your pulling power! Train your back for mile-wide lats, build bigger biceps with taller peaks, and target your core for total-body strength.
Section: Training :: Apr 10, 2012

6 Weeks To Sick Arms
Grow like a pro with the ultimate science-based program for insane gains!
Section: Training :: Apr 09, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 2, Day 8
Attack the mirror muscles. Chisel your chest, torch your triceps, and train your calves for a well-rounded physique.
Section: Training :: Apr 09, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 1, Day 5
Today is all about the quads, hamstrings and core. Time to show your legs and abs some tough love.
Section: Training :: Apr 06, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 1, Day 6
Active rest for your body, doctor's orders for your mind. Today's tip is about the importance of going organic.
Section: Training :: Apr 06, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 1, Day 7
Enjoy one more day of active rest. Tomorrow, it's back to the gym. Today's orders are about the many wonders of water.
Section: Training :: Apr 06, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 1, Day 4
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!
Section: Training :: Apr 05, 2012

Jim Stoppani's 12-Week Shortcut To Size: Microcycles Explained
Microcycles are the backbone of the 12-Week Shortcut to Size program. It may sound like something a kid rides in the driveway, but it's actually the science behind the shortcut.
Section: Training :: Apr 05, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 1, Day 3
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.
Section: Training :: Apr 04, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 1, Day 2
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.
Section: Training :: Apr 03, 2012

Jim Stoppani's 12-Week Shortcut To Size - Build Muscle & Gain Strength!
There is no secret cure to being weak, but there are shortcuts to size! In 12 weeks, I can help you gain major strength and more muscle!
Section: Training :: Apr 03, 2012

Jim Stopanni's 12-Week Shortcut To Size
Real Science combined with real training produces unreal results. Try my Shortcut To Size program on for size – and see for yourself!
Section: Training :: Apr 02, 2012

Shortcut To Size: Phase 1, Week 1, Day 1
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!
Section: Training :: Apr 02, 2012

The Ultimate 8-Week HIIT-For-Fat-Burning Program
Better results in less time. What's not to love about HIIT training? Melt fat fast with this scientifically proven blubber-burning program!
Section: Training :: Mar 19, 2012

Men Can Confront Breast Cancer, Too – Knowing The Signs Can Save Your Life!
It's bad enough when a deadly disease strikes – let alone one you 'think' you’re immune to because of your sex. Here's what you need to know now.
Section: Mind :: Oct 07, 2011

Des Bras Ultra-Développés En 6 Semaines
Le soleil est de retour, montrez-vous ! Musclez-vous comme un pro et de façon spectaculaire à l'aide d'un programme scientifique exclusif.
Section: Training :: Aug 27, 2011

Le Programme HIIT (Par Intervalles à Haute Intensité) Absolu, Pour Vaincre Les Graisses En 8 Semaines
Le programme HIIT, un entrainement d'amour ! HIIT Brûlez votre masse adipeuse avec ce programme d'élimination des graisses scientifiquement testé !
Section: Training :: Aug 27, 2011

Nutrition 101: Alimentation Pour Développer Sa Masse Maigre
Votre programme de nutrition d'une semaine spécial « masse maigre » et les 15 meilleurs aliments favorisant la masse maigre
Section: Nutrition :: Aug 27, 2011

Seis Semanas Para Brazos Grandes
Llega el buen tiempo: ¡a lucir los músculos! Crece como un profesional gracias al novedoso programa comprobado científicamente y consigue logros espectaculares.
Section: Training :: Aug 15, 2011

Novedoso Programa De 8 Semanas De Entrenamiento HIIT Para Quemar Grasas
Mejores resultados en menos tiempo. Entrenamiento HIIT: imposible no quererlo. ¡Quema la grasa rápidamente con este programa comprobado científicamente!
Section: Training :: Aug 15, 2011

Nutrición 101: Come Para Desarrollar Masa Muscular Magra
Tu plan alimenticio de una semana para desarrollar masa muscular magra y los 15 mejores alimentos para lograrlo.
Section: Nutrition :: Aug 15, 2011

Whey To Grow: Your Expert Guide To The Premier Muscle-Building Protein
Jim Stoppani, the most trusted man in muscle, explains what whey protein is, how it works, and why your physique needs it from food and supplements every day.
Section: Supplements :: Aug 12, 2011

Dr. Jim Stoppani's 8 Nutrition Rules For Building Maximum Muscle!
No more confusion! Learn what to put in your body for greater size.
Section: Nutrition :: Jul 27, 2011

7 Scientific Steps To A Camera-Ready Body
Even if you don't have a photo shoot coming up, it's nice to look like you do.
Section: Training :: Jun 30, 2011

Stacked! Supplements For Gaining Size, Getting Shredded, And Boosting Test And NO
Take your gains to the next level with our four goal-specific supplement stacks.
Section: Supplements :: Apr 06, 2011

Jim Stoppani's 12-Week Beginner-To-Advanced Bodybuilding Plan
Follow this science-based plan, and the gains are guaranteed. How can we be so sure? Because the doctor's in the house, and he has your Rx for an amazing physique transformation!
Section: Training :: Feb 09, 2011

The 12-Week Shortcut To Size - Phase 1.
Say Hello to whole-body training, and teach your muscles how to contract properly with classic lifts designed to generate strength and mold muscles.
Section: Training :: Feb 09, 2011

The 12-Week Shortcut To Size - Phase 2.
Arms and legs one day, torso the next – time to make your core and extremities earn their keep.
Section: Training :: Feb 09, 2011

The 12-Week Shortcut To Size - Phase 3.
Push movements, pull movements, leg movements... you're already sweating, we know.
Section: Training :: Feb 09, 2011

The 12-Week Shortcut To Size - Phase 4.
Multiple muscle groups worked daily over a 4-day split for a complete body construction.
Section: Training :: Feb 09, 2011

Video Article: The Anatomy Of The Chest With Jim Stoppani, PhD - Get The Chest You Always Wanted!
Are you using the wrong exercise for chest? Jim Stoppani, PhD takes you through his upper chest workout designed to build the chest that you've always dreamed of having. Check it out!
Section: Training :: Sep 01, 2010

Flex, May 2009 Excerpt: The 5-3-2 Plan For Insane Strength!
Most of us don't particularly care how strong we are, but rather, how strong we look. However, increasing strength should also be a priority, as being stronger can lead to bigger muscles. Enter the 5-3-2 plan...
Section: Contests :: Apr 14, 2009

Muscle & Fitness Hers March/April 2008 Excerpt: 3 Steps To A Better Body!
Organize your workouts for optimal muscle-sculpting results with this three-step training plan!
Section: Contests :: Feb 26, 2008


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