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Matt Biss is a training and nutrition specialist who studied exercise science at Boise State. He is a certified personal trainer, strength coach and strongman.



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Matt Biss is a training and nutrition specialist. He studied exercise science at Boise State and is certified through several organizations as a personal trainer and strength coach. He has competed in strongman, powerlifting, highland games, and bodybuilding. Matt trains primarily out of his garage gym with his team "Iron Ballz."

Matt's Deadlift Training Video

It's one of the most important exercises you will ever perform: the deadlift. Bodybuilding.com expert Matt Biss will show you how to maximize your deadlift technique so you can pull biggest poundage possible.


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Matt's Squat Training Video

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The 5 Best Leg Exercises You’re Not Doing
Leg day is about more than squats, deadlifts, extensions, and curls. These five lesser-used leg exercises will kickstart your lower-body growth!
Section: Training :: Sep 07, 2014

3 Keys To A Monster Bench Press
For many gym goers, the bench press is the most basic measure of a man or woman's strength. Here's how to fast-track your bench press gains in just 2 months!
Section: Training :: Aug 19, 2014

Best 10 Moves For Herculean Triceps!
The Bodybuilding.com Exercise Database is home to hundreds of great movements. Check out the 10 highest-rated triceps exercises, as chosen by our users!
Section: Training :: Aug 07, 2014

Your Body Fat Percentage: How It's Measured And Why It's Useful
A body fat measurement can be a useful part of your fat-fighting toolbox, but it shouldn't be the only one you use. Here's how body fat is measured and the best ways to use that number!
Section: Training :: Aug 04, 2014

How To Measure Your Body Fat
Pinch yourself. No, you're not dreaming. You're measuring your own body fat with the help of a friend. Follow these instructions, keep practicing, and you'll have all the info you need to track your progress!
Section: Training :: Jul 24, 2014

7 Ways To Maximize Your Strength And Speed
Strength and speed are both essential, but the real key to performance lies in combining the two. Learn the 7 principles of power.
Section: Training :: Jun 12, 2014

The HMB-FA Experiment: The Secret To Tripling Your Results
Strategic overreaching is a game-changer when it's done right. Follow the protocol from a groundbreaking study which produced incredible gains in strength and size!
Section: Training :: May 23, 2014

Spotting 101: How To Spot The Bench, Squat, And Dumbbell Press
Spotting isn't just a question of etiquette. It's how you can help a friend hit a PR and not get injured in the process. Learn the fundamentals and spread the word!
Section: Training :: Apr 24, 2014

A New Image: Super Bowl Champion Brendon Ayanbadejo Tackles Fitness
Brendon Ayanbadejo knows a thing or two about balancing elite athletic performance with a dynamite physique. Learn how the former linebacker has made the transition to the fitness world!
Section: Training :: Mar 27, 2014

5 Crock-Pot Recipes For Massive Muscle!
The Crock-pot is on lock when it comes to building muscle on a budget and with limited kitchen skills. Check out these easy and tasty recipes.
Section: Nutrition :: Jan 31, 2014

Bodybuilding.com's 10 Highest-Rated Abdominal Exercises
The Bodybuilding.com Exercise Database is home to hundreds of great movements. Check out the 10 highest-rated abdominals exercises, as chosen by our users!
Section: Training :: Jan 15, 2014

Exercise Vs Training: Five Steps To The Next Level
Stop spinning your wheels and get on the road to competitive success. Stop exercising and start training! Learn the difference here.
Section: Training :: Jan 08, 2014

Body Prodigy: Improve Your Physique With Brandon Curry’s Plan
Brandon Curry has been on the brink of stardom for so long, it's easy to forget he's still just 31. See his plan to go to the next level!
Section: Training :: Nov 18, 2013

Grow Like Guy: Guy Cisternino's Workout, Meal, And Supplement Plan
IFBB Pro Guy Cisternino is a rising star in the IFBB 212 division. If you want a template for building muscle and eating clean, follow this Guy's plan.
Section: Training :: Nov 13, 2013

Get A Leg Up: 4 Ball-Busting Leg Workouts
Stop spinning your wheels and start building them! These four leg workouts will test the limits of your lower-body strength and endurance. Try not to die.
Section: Training :: Nov 05, 2013

Five To Thrive: The Five-Move Full-Body Warm-Up
Your gym coach knew the importance of a movement-based warm-up. These five techniques make your body limber, mobile, and ready for action!
Section: Training :: Sep 04, 2013

Bodybuilding.com's 10 Highest-Rated Biceps Exercises
Find the best moves to make your guns go 'pop,' as chosen by you in our exercise database!
Section: Training :: Aug 29, 2013

No-Crunch Six-Pack Abs!
What's that sound? It's you, moaning and holding your aching abdominals after a tough training session. But don't look around for the yoga mat or infomercial device. We're working the abs they way they should be worked—by battling gravity!
Section: Training :: Jul 16, 2013

Flex Those Flexors: 3 Steps To Powerful Hips
If a few brief hip flexor stretches is your idea of mobility work, you're cutting yourself short. Make hip mobility a priority, and your reward could be a better squat and less back pain!
Section: Training :: Jul 01, 2013

Bodybuilding.com's 10 Highest-Rated Hamstring Exercises
If your posterior chain training needs a kick in the ham, this list is for you. Check out our top 10 most effective hamstring exercises—according to you!
Section: Training :: May 29, 2013

Strengthen Your Shoulders: 6 Super Shoulder Fixes
Your shoulders are a complicated junction for bone, muscle, and connective tissue. These mobility drills work like a traffic director, saving you from pain and dysfunction down the road. Make them a priority!
Section: Training :: May 01, 2013

30-Minute Muscle: Bigger Arms In 6 Moves
Get arms that have size, shape, and definition without having to spend more time in the gym than you need. Sow 30 minutes of work, and reap the reward of bigger, better arms!
Section: Training :: Feb 21, 2013

Arms Without Equal: Larry Scott Arm Workout
The Golden Age of Bodybuilding began when Larry Scott stepped on stage at the first Olympia. Are you up to the challenge of the classic workout that got him there?
Section: Training :: Feb 13, 2013

Single-Leg Workout: Learn The Secret Benefits Of Single-Leg Training
The squat may be the king of leg exercises, but even kings need courts. Learn how and why to incorporate single-leg exercises into your leg workouts!
Section: Training :: Jan 21, 2013

How To Build Your Ultimate Home Gym: Part Two
If you’ve already broken free of big box gyms and built your own hardcore home training space, learn what equipment to add next—and how to build it!
Section: Training :: Jan 14, 2013

Lower-Body Flexibility: Maximize Your Mobility For Major Squatting
Squats don’t mean squat if you can’t perform them correctly. Increase your mobility, longevity, and range of motion with this guide to pre- and post-workout flexibility training.
Section: Training :: Dec 18, 2012

To The Extreme: 5 Ball-Busting Training Techniques
Sure, some workout techniques are hard. But these workout techniques threaten to leave chalk outlines on the gym floor.
Section: Training :: Oct 29, 2012

A Beginner's Guide To Workout Nutrition: Before, During And After Training
Eating around your training is vital to your progress. Find out the best way to the get the nutrients you need for the best results in the gym!
Section: Supplements :: Oct 17, 2012

Explosive Back: Bodybuilding.com's 10 Highest-Rated Lats Exercises
Our Exercise Database is home to thousands of exercises. We lined up the highest-rated lat exercises and added insider tips to make this ultimate list!
Section: Training :: Oct 16, 2012

Lessons In Weight Belts: How And Why To Use Them
Weight belts are an important piece of equipment in your training repertoire. Find out how and why to use them!
Section: Training :: Oct 12, 2012

Bodybuilding.com's 10 Highest-Rated Quadriceps Exercises
Our Exercise Database is home to thousands of exercises. We lined up the highest-rated quad crushers and added insider tips to make this ultimate list!
Section: Training :: Oct 08, 2012

Bodybuilding.com’s 10 Highest-Rated Chest Exercises
Our Exercise Database is home to thousands of exercises. We lined up the highest-rated chest movements and added insider tips for this ultimate list!
Section: Training :: Sep 20, 2012

Olympia Weekend 2012: Fitness Olympia Preview—Rock Hard & Roll
This year's fitness event could be a stunner. Adela Garcia has won the 1st-place spot locked down for the past three years. Will she finally be dethroned?
Section: Contests :: Sep 10, 2012

Posing Suits And Tanning Oil: Your Guide To Understanding Olympia Judging
The Olympia stage is a kaleidoscope of amazing bodies. Here’s what the judges are looking at in picking the winners.
Section: Contests :: Sep 05, 2012

7 Exercises That May Save Your Life - Or Someone Else's
Training can help you live longer, but these explosive and powerful moves can save your life in an instant.
Section: Training :: Aug 28, 2012

Chest Training Mistakes: The 7 Deadly Sins Of Chest Training
Growing a chest is tough work. It's made especially harder if you're doing it incorrectly. Avoid persistent flatness by taking these reminders into account.
Section: Training :: Jul 26, 2012

Hardgainer Workout: Ready, Set, Grow!
Think the nickname 'pencil neck' was written in your genes? No way! This compound workout will pack mass on even the scrawniest hardgainers.
Section: Training :: Jul 10, 2012

HD Abs: 7 Killer Ab Moves You've Never Heard Of
Stop short-changing your midsection! Construct a powerful core with these secret-but-superior movements.
Section: Training :: May 23, 2012

The Book Of Big Arms! Bob Hoffman Biceps Workout
Bob Hoffman – creator of York Barbell – wrote the book on biceps training. Literally. Curl up and get cozy with his old-school arm-building approach.
Section: Training :: Feb 15, 2012

Starting Strength: A Review Of Mark Rippetoe's Barbell Bible
Starting Strength is a classic, one of the best barbell-based training books ever written. Now there's a new-and-improved edition that raises the bar even higher.
Section: Training :: Feb 08, 2012

Go Big AND Stay Home: How To Build Your Ultimate Home Gym
Sick of sissy commercial gyms and the gimmicks of the home workout industry? Build your own insane training space with these 5 pieces of essential equipment.
Section: Training :: Sep 08, 2011

The 'Black Panther' Rests: Saying Goodbye To Serge Nubret
Tuesday, April 19, 2011, marks the passing of Serge Nubret, one of the greatest bodybuilders to ever step on stage.
Section: Contests :: Apr 20, 2011

Saved By The Kettlebell: Torch Fat, Build Strength, And Improve Cardio Fitness With One Move!
Torch fat, build strength, and improve cardiovascular fitness with one incredible move.
Section: Training :: Mar 23, 2011

10 Ways To Grow Stronger In 31 Days.
Rome wasn't built in a day, but your body can become stronger in a month. Are you ready?
Section: Training :: Feb 25, 2011

Matt Biss' 16-Week Transformation - Passing The Torch To Ryan Suydam!
Bodybuilding.com Customer Service Rep 'Muscle Mania' Matt Biss recently left Bodybuilding.com to pursue a career in the United States Armed Forces! Coworker and fellow competitor Ryan Suydam will be taking his place in this contest prep series!
Section: Mind :: Apr 03, 2009

Matt Biss' 16-Week Transformation - A Plan Of Action To Lose 35 Lbs: Part 3!
Bodybuilding.com Customer Service Rep 'Muscle Mania' Matt Biss is taking on a 16-week plan of action to lose 35 lbs. Follow along with Matt's journey in this motivating video series! NEW: UPDATED PROGRESS VIDEO!
Section: Mind :: Mar 24, 2009

Matt Biss' 16-Week Transformation - Series Main Page.
Bodybuilding.com Customer Service Rep 'Muscle Mania' Matt Biss is taking on a 16-week plan of action to lose 35 lbs. Follow along with Matt's journey in this motivating contest prep transformation video series!
Section: Mind :: Mar 24, 2009

Matt Biss' 16-Week Transformation - A Plan Of Action To Lose 35 Lbs: Part 2!
Bodybuilding.com Customer Service Rep 'Muscle Mania' Matt Biss is taking on a 16-week plan of action to lose 35 lbs. Follow along with Matt's journey in this motivating video series!
Section: Mind :: Feb 10, 2009


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