Our Top 10 Most Popular Workout Programs

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And here at Bodybuilding.com, we're serious about helping you reach your goals with our huge library of nutrition and training articles, hundreds of healthy recipes, and seemingly endless supply of supplements that cater to every goal. We're also your training coach by providing you with a workout plan—complete with nutrition and supplementation recommendations—to guide you toward fitness success.

Whether you want to build muscle, lose weight, or need a 30-day plan to look hot for a certain event, we've got it all on our Find A Plan page. These are 10 of the most popular plans that people just like you have started and loved. Which one will you finish today?

1
LiveFit

Goal: Transform your body
Length: 12 weeks
Fitness Level: Anyone


Jamie Eason has spent years showing people of all ages and genders how to get into the best shape of their lives! She draws on her experience and understands that not everybody is the same. This workout program is best for anyone looking for a guiding hand in the right direction.


2
Shortcut To Size

Goal: Gain weight and build muscle
Length: 12 weeks
Fitness Level: Novice to intermediate


Meet Jim Stoppani, PhD. As a researcher who's devoted his career to the nuances of muscle-building, Dr. Stoppani's the right person to listen to if you're looking to put on more size. With the right work, diet, intensity, and this workout program, you’ll build maximum muscle.


3
Kris Gethin 12-Week Trainer

Goal: Gain weight and build muscle
Length: 12 weeks
Fitness Level: Advanced


Kris Gethin is one tough-ass son of a B. He proves it time and time again with his intense, no-nonsense philosophy: "No excuses!" You can see this same philosophy ooze out of every pore as he pushes himself relentlessly throughout this workout program. He'll expect no less from you. This 12-week plan to help you build a ton of lean mass is one of his toughest plans yet, but the end results will blow your mind. If you survive it.


4
Labrada Lean Body

Goal: Lose weight
Length: 12 weeks
Fitness Level: Anyone


Are you ready to work hard, train smart, and sculpt the lean body of your dreams? Bodybuilding legend Lee Labrada will help you get there with workouts to help you burn fat and build lean mass, a nutrition plan to support your training, healthy recipes, and more!


5
Shortcut To Shred

Goal: Lose weight
Length: 6 weeks
Fitness Level: Anyone


Jim Stoppani also knows you want to show off that hard-earned muscle you built in Shortcut To Size. With this short-and-sweet program, you'll be on your way to a leaner, harder body. It's not going to be easy, but if it were easy, then everyone would be shredded. The program includes a comprehensive training, nutrition, and supplement guide to help shed the fat.


6
Big Man On Campus

Goal: Gain weight and build muscle
Length: 12 weeks
Fitness Level: Anyone


Fitness model and physique competitor Steve Cook is the man who will help you become the Big Man On Campus. He understands the challenges of eating quality food on a college budget, the hectic schedules, and tackling the general demands of college life. Maximize your gains while you still can in college, and you’ll achieve BMOC status, too.


7
Arnold Schwarzenegger's Blueprint

Goal: Gain weight and build muscle
Length: 12 weeks
Fitness Level: Intermediate to Advanced


Before he was the Terminator or the Governator, Arnold lifted a few weights. Kidding aside, he leaves behind one hell of a legacy, and now he's sharing his training and nutrition secrets with you. Learn from and train with the best bodybuilder of all time.


8
Living Large

Goal: Gain weight and build muscle
Length: 8 weeks
Fitness Level: Advanced


Living Large with Jay Cutler is a complete muscle-building program that combines Jay's brutal workouts with his personal nutrition plan and supplementation schedule. Step into the life of four-time Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler and build your best body.


9
Get Swole

Goal: Gain weight and build muscle
Length: 16 weeks
Fitness Level: Intermediate


The title says it all: If you want to Get Swole, this is for you. Led by Cory Gregory, this 16-week program will show you the Swole ways without eating junk and piling on unnecessary fat. It's the perfect cure for hardgainers.


10
Rewired

Goal: Gain weight and build muscle
Length: 9 weeks
Fitness Level: Anyone


Rewired focuses not only on the physical aspect of fitness, but also on the mental aspect. By understanding what makes your brain tick, you can avoid pitfalls and make leaps toward progress—and ultimately, results. Rewired helps you discover who you are and teaches you the ways to be fit—not just for nine weeks, but for the rest of your life.


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