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Articles

  • Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For September 2017

    The seasons are changing and our editors' thoughts are tending toward a return to the gym with new equipment and ideas, some serious comfort food, and clothes to take the morning chill off.

  • 8 Signature Exercises From Past and Present Bodybuilding Pros

    Some of what we now consider the most common exercises often came to be thanks to the innovative ideas of the pros. Use these exercises made famous by Arnold, Ronnie, Lee, and their fellow champs to crush new gains!

  • 5 Common Myths About Protein

    Protein plays a big role in every lifter's diet. But popular notions about what kind of proteins to consume and when to consume them might be making your life a lot harder. Join us as we bust a few sacred protein myths.

  • Declan Became One Of The Strongmen He Admired

    Declan Bridgehouse had always looked up to pro bodybuilders and strongmen. With a dedicated workout routine and high protein diet, he's ready to become a role model himself.

  • 7 Insider Secrets To Clean Bulking

    You need to add bulk if you want to add muscle. Bulk the wrong way and you get a double chin and a gut. Do it right, and you're all set to transform those extra calories into lean muscle.

  • FST-7 Big And Ripped Essentials: Upper Body

    Build your best torso, from perfect bicep peaks to a massive lat spread, by applying these upper-body concepts to any phase of training! All the best FST-7 techniques for your upper body are right here.

  • Your 4-Week Plan For Guaranteed Muscle Growth!

    As any natural bodybuilder knows, you've got to lift some serious weight for serious volume to pack the kind of muscles you'll see on Anthony "Ant Gainz" LaVigne. Luckily, the man himself is here to share his complete plan to get you going.

  • Your 4-Week Plan For Guaranteed Muscle Growth!

    Bust out of your hard-gaining ways and pack on lean mass faster than you thought possible with this intense month-long training program!

  • The Swami's 2017 Olympia Predictions

    Can anybody derail the Phil Heath Express at this season's Mr. Olympia? Although anything's possible, this is one train that shows no signs of stopping!

  • FST-7 Big And Ripped: 8 Weeks To An Olympia-Winning Physique

    In the world of elite bodybuilding, Hany Rambod needs no introduction. He's coached every Mr. Olympia since 2009, and plenty of other champs along the way—including reigning four-time Physique Olympia winner Jeremy Buendia. The question isn't whether Rambod's FST-7 system is good enough for you. It's whether you're good enough for his program.

  • Rich Piana 1971-2017

    The online fitness community mourns the passing of one of its most outrageous larger-than-life characters, Rich Piana.

  • Rock Out: Here's The Rock's Workout Playlist!

    Dwayne Johnson has unveiled his soundtrack for WWE 2K18, and it's a perfect high-energy blend of beats, riffs, rhymes, and silliness that we'd love to lift to!

  • Body, Bar, Bell: 3 Badass Hybrid Workouts You Need To Try

    Don't limit yourself to one style of training. Blend barbells, calisthenics, and kettlebells in the same workout to maximize the best qualities of each. Here's how!

  • How To Get Low-Carb Benefits Without Cutting Back On Carbs

    Research shows that low-carb, high-fat diets can improve performance. But what if you could get those benefits without cutting back on carbs? It's a win-win!

  • Pro Tips For Getting Back To The Grind—The Good Grind

    You worked hard to bring your best body to the beach this summer. What you did once you got there is another story. Cellucor athletes Craig Capurso and Jen Jewell know how to get you back on the road to fitness at the end of the season.

  • Quick Recipe: Nada Colada Shake

    Celebrate summer with this guilt-free twist on the classic piña colada!

  • Meet Your New Favorite Bis-and-Tris Swole Sesh

    Have a half-hour to spare? Don't drive by that gym. Run in and bust out this quick but brutal arm workout!

  • Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For August 2017

    From hot sauces to super bands and floor pads, we've got everything you need to make your next workout super spicy!

  • Chisel Your Chest From Top To Bottom!

    If you're serious about your upper body, you need this workout in your arsenal. You'll move heavy weight, thrash every muscle fiber, chase high volume, and leave the gym with nothing left!

  • Prepare Yourself. It's Animal Chest Day!

    This is simple, strong lifting at its finest, presented by two of the giants of modern bodybuilding. Watch, learn, and grow.

  • How To Gain Weight The Right Way

    Sure, ice cream and fried foods will do the trick, but if you want to gain weight and still be healthy, consider these tips.

  • Training Tips To Match Your Body Type

    Are you an ectomorph, endomorph, or mesomorph? The type of body you were born with can have a big impact on how effective your workout will be. Develop a program that matches your body type and get ready for some big gains!

  • With The Olympia In Sight, Finish The Summer Right!

    Got eight weeks to look great? We've got your plan. Or rather, Steve Cook, Jay Cutler, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Kris Gethin do. Follow their lead, and crush your goals by fall!

  • Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For July 2017

    This month's picks include our favorite lifting footwear (Spoiler: It's not shoes!) and the recovery tool your body is begging for.

  • Quick Recipe: Strawberry Savior Shake

    This delicious powerhouse of protein, carbs, and healthy fats is the perfect post-workout body booster. Further proof that as long as you own a blender, good nutrition and delicious treats will never forsake you!

  • Quick Recipe: Almond Butter Protein Pancakes

    Finally, a protein pancake with almost no carbs or fat. Get your flapjack freak on with this quick-as-you-please treat!

  • The Bodybuilder's Guide To Picking Dress Shirts

    You can get through most of your daily life with nothing more than shorts and a T-shirt. But when it's time to look really good, you've got to up your game. Here's how.

  • No-Guilt Peanut Butter Snacks

    Don't let your sweet tooth guilt trip you out of enjoying the sweeter things in life! These easy-to-make treats will satisfy even the pickiest peanut butter connoisseur.

  • There's Leg Day. Then There's Dorian Yates' Leg Day.

    How much damage do you think you can do in just 8 working sets? You're about to find out. Mentally prepare yourself, then leap into this classic lower-body routine from The Shadow himself!

  • Ladies, It's Time To Kiss Spot Reduction And Extreme Diets Goodbye

    If you're trying to starve yourself into a better body, you've got it all wrong. The path to a lean physique runs right through the kitchen.

  • Grow For Cheap With Kali Muscle

    Later, lobster. Bye, bye filet mignon. Save your dough and grow with this Kali Muscle-approved meal.

  • Quick Recipes: Oatmeal Pancakes

    When you need a quick snack that won't sabotage your macros, there's just no beating a good protein pancake. We'll show you how in under a minute.

  • Lift Life: How One Teacher Chose To Lead By Example

    The Anderson Prep Academy works to teach students discipline, drive, and structure. The Lift Life Foundation helped them build a gym worthy of their goals.

  • Buff Dudes And The 9-Week Journey For The Goblet Of Gains

    Not every quest is about rescuing some princess. Some are about hunting the most precious of treasures: sweet, sweet muscle gains. Across nine weeks and nine video game levels, the one and only Buff Dudes will help you transform your body, crush your goals, and develop an arsenal of techniques to keep you growing for years!

  • Quick Recipe: Super Peach Shake

    Forget those expensive chain-store smoothies: Our peach protein shake has everything your body wants.

  • How Six-Pack Nutrition Is A Different Beast Than Fitness Nutrition

    Yes, you can live the fit life and have room for serious indulgence. But when shredded six-pack abs are in your sight, the game changes. Here's the approach you need.

  • The One-Month Six-Pack Program!

    Sculpt your perfect six-pack in just four weeks with this precise blend of dynamic core-strength work, punishing ab circuits, and fat-melting cardio!

  • The Six-Pack Redefined

    Heavy lifting. Hard, time-efficient cardio. Targeted nutrition and supp choices. That's what builds today's IG-worthy abs, and it's what will carve out yours, too.

  • Quick Recipe: Vanilla Caramel Protein Crepe

    Give us just 45 seconds of your time, and we'll show you how to whip up a delicious batch of Vanilla Caramel Protein Crepes!

  • The Back Day Motivation You Didn't Know You Needed

    Few lifters can make a two-movement workout feel like must-see TV. But Evan Centopani can. Go deep into this elite bodybuilder's mind before your next training session!

  • Are You Tough Enough For Jamie Eason's Classic Back-And-Biceps Routine?

    Is your back and biceps routine no big deal? This one is. Test yourself against a classic routine from one of our favorite fitness icons!

  • Editors' Picks: Adorn Your Athletic Body

    Now's the time to strut your stuff with this collection of workout-related attire. Have fun in the sun—just don't forget your workouts!

  • Kris Gethin Is On The Starting Line!

    This weekend, the Man of Iron is facing his first half-Ironman. Is he up to the task? Follow his progress here.

  • Boost Your Calorie Burn By Using Mother Nature's Gym

    When the weather flips from grim to glorious, it's a natural inclination to take at least part of your workout outside. Turns out, it can help you get better results!

  • Jim Stoppani Comes Home To Bodybuilding.com

    It's happened! One of the world's great authorities on muscle building has once again joined forces with Bodybuilding.com in an exciting new partnership. The real beneficiary? It's you!

  • You'll Laugh. You'll Cry. You'll Make Amazing Protein Ice Cream.

    This hilarious video from the one and only Buff Dudes will teach you how to be human again…and also make protein ice cream. Really, really good ice cream. What are you waiting for? Watch, learn, and evolve.

  • 7 Insider Tips To Build Your Ultimate Forearms!

    If you've given up on having bigger forearms, you've come to the right place. Learn the insider secrets to having your forearms match the rest of your physique.

  • Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For June 2017

    Shake up your hydration, spice up your meal prep, swing upside down, and "like" something you already love. We've got everything you didn't know your fit life needed!

  • 8 Insider Tips To Build Your Ultimate Shoulders!

    What's the muscle group that has the biggest impact on your overall shape? It's the shoulders! But, building them the right way demands a plan.

  • Can You Join This New Two-Lift 1,000-Pound Club?

    To be clear, most people can't. But 39-year-old NFL linebacker James Harrison isn't most people.