Ben Creicos


Ben Creicos is a health-and-fitness writer who is passionate about helping everyone discover the body's limitless potential. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, Creicos enjoys learning from bodybuilding, CrossFit, functional movement, yoga, and all points in between. He is also a dedicated student of nutrition who loves finding the connections between science and its practical application. He appreciates both the importance of building strength and the thrill of seeing gains in the mirror.


  • The Best Protein Powders of 2022

    No matter if you're looking to build muscle, lose weight, or just be healthier, there's a protein powder to help you do it. Our team of fitness editors, athletes, and nutrition advisors chose the best protein powders for every goal based on nutritional quality, taste, value, and customer feedback.

  • Beginner Powerlifting Program: Build Your Base!

    Even the most hardcore training methods work better when you have a base of strength and muscle behind them. This is the program powerlifting beginners need to start getting stronger today!

  • Body Types: How to Exercise and Eat for Your Body

    Are you an ectomorph, mesomorph, or endomorph body type? Learn your body type so you can customize your exercise and nutrition for the results you want!

  • Alpha-GPC: Is This Powerful "Secret Ingredient" in Your Pre-Workout?

    A-GPC is where the muscle meets the mind. Here's what you need to know about a cutting-edge natural compound that's both an athletic performance enhancer and a brain booster!*

  • 6 Easy Ways to Add Collagen to Your Diet

    Eat your way to the health benefits of this essential protein.

  • Finally Earn Those Abs With This Workout And Program!

    This is the exact way to train if you want to see your hard work in the gym pay off in the mirror like never before. Earn that six-pack with fitness model Abel Albonetti guiding you every step of the way!

  • Freaky Upper Body Workout: Chest, Shoulders, and Triceps

    Take a glimpse of Alex Savva's 12-Week Fitness Plan with this FreakMode upper body workout to crush chest, shoulders, and triceps with this routine.

  • This Is The Exact Warm-Up Your Upper Body Needs

    Set aside 10 minutes, grab a band and a foam roller, and get ready. This is the perfect start for any upper-body training, complete with a video guide and coaching cues to guide you!

  • Aaron Marino's Tailored: Chest and Triceps Workout

    What do you have scheduled for your next upper-body workout? It can wait. Aaron Marino's Tailored chest and triceps full video workout is here, and you need to do it now.

  • Back and Biceps? No, DTP Extreme Giant Set Back and Biceps!

    Annihilate your back and biceps with this intense workout from Week 11 of Kris Gethin's 12-Week Muscle-Building Trainer.

  • Leg Workouts For Women: A Girl's Guide To Glam Gams

    Hey ladies! Want to know the most effective ways to train your legs and glutes? Here's everything you need to build shapely legs and a firm booty so you can rock the heck out of those jeans.

  • The Ultimate Shoulders And Triceps Blast

    Press your way to a bigger pump and bigger arms with this shoulder-and-triceps workout!

  • Train Like Ronaldo: Build A Body For A Better Game

    The Sultan of the Step-over's skill is highlighted by his athletic build. Elevate your game and upgrade your physique with this Ronaldo-inspired training regimen!

  • Ashley Horner's Glutes Workout: Maximum Maximus

    Ashley Horner is a certified glute-smith. She knows how to craft an incredible backside. Follow her workouts to forge your own iron booty.

  • The 5 Rules Of Morning Workouts

    Don't start your day hating life. Launch yourself out the door and get your blood flowing with these morning workouts!

  • 8x8 Workout: Shock Your Muscles Into Growth!

    Want to shock your muscles into growth? Implement this overreaching phase into your training program for 5-6 weeks and enjoy the muscle-building, fat-burning benefits!

  • 5 Beastly Arm Routines

    Who knows arm training better than the experts in the forums? Five posters have shared biceps and triceps regimens that can make your pipes professional grade!

  • The Best Exercises To Strengthen Oblique Muscles

    Our forum members shared their best tips for strengthening oblique muscles. Here are the exercises that rose to the top.

  • The Full-Body Workout Plan For Big Gains in Less Time

    If you find it simply too hard to stick to a workout plan, why not try a full-body workout program? Yes you will still have to work hard but in less time. Curious? Then read on right here.

  • Workout Recovery: How To Make The Most Out Of Your Rest Days

    Guess what? You don't have to spend your rest days on the couch thinking about the gym! Here's how to use your off days to promote recovery, conditioning, and correct movement patterns.