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Employee Spotlight: Veterans of Bodybuilding.com
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Employee Spotlight: Veterans of Bodybuilding.com

Bodybuilding.com has been honored to employee numerous veterans. Meet a few who help raise the bar in our company each and every day. May 14, 2021 2 min read
7 Crazy-Fit Athletes on How They'd Be Nowhere Without Their Moms
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7 Crazy-Fit Athletes on How They'd Be Nowhere Without Their Moms

No matter how far you've come in your fitness life, your mom knows where you really started. To celebrate Mother's Day, legends in the physique world tip their cap to the ladies who know them better than anyone! May 07, 2021 4 min read
4 Lifting Lessons Becoming a Mom Taught Me
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4 Lifting Lessons Becoming a Mom Taught Me

A CrossFit Games athlete and diehard lifter found that transitioning to motherhood wasn't easy, but the lessons were worth the struggle. May 07, 2021 4 min read
BMR Calculator: Learn Your Basal Metabolic Rate for Weight Loss
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BMR Calculator: Learn Your Basal Metabolic Rate for Weight Loss

Basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the amount of energy expended while at rest. Use this calculator to find out your BMR and determine your caloric needs. April 28, 2021 5 min read
Body Fat Calculator: Know Your Percentage and Track Your Progress!
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Body Fat Calculator: Know Your Percentage and Track Your Progress!

What's your number? Use our body fat percentage calculator and body fat chart and have more success with your weight-loss or weight-management goals! April 21, 2021 5 min read
For 22 Years, Muscle Has Lived at Bodybuilding.com
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For 22 Years, Muscle Has Lived at Bodybuilding.com

To celebrate our birthday, we look back at the impact that Bodybuilding.com and its community have had over the last two decades and how we’ll continue pushing together toward our goals. April 13, 2021 4 min read
Body Types: How to Exercise and Eat for Your Body
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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! April 11, 2021 28 min read
Honor DMX With This Workout Playlist
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Honor DMX With This Workout Playlist

Commemorate rap legend DMX’s discography by blasting his greatest hits during your next workout! April 09, 2021
Why Less Sleep Equals More Body Fat
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Why Less Sleep Equals More Body Fat

Sure, not getting enough sleep can destroy your workout. But did you know it can also mess up your body composition? Read this article, then go straight to bed! March 15, 2021 4 min read
6 Ways to Adjust Your Wellness Routine to Seasonal Change
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6 Ways to Adjust Your Wellness Routine to Seasonal Change

Don't let the gloom of winter and longer nights derail your health and fitness goals! December 02, 2020 2 min read
13 Tips for Improving Your Sleep Quality
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13 Tips for Improving Your Sleep Quality

Practice these cutting-edge sleep strategies to help improve everything from your brain function to your gym performance. October 16, 2020 4 min read
How 3 Health and Wellness Pros Have Thrived with Vitiligo
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How 3 Health and Wellness Pros Have Thrived with Vitiligo

Health and fitness personalities are often judged on their appearance, so losing skin pigmentation could be devastating. For three remarkable role models, it only made them stronger! June 24, 2020 5 min read
Tips for Wearing a Mask to the Gym
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Tips for Wearing a Mask to the Gym

Here's what you need to know before you mask up for training. June 17, 2020 3 min read
COVID-19 and Vitamin D Deficiency: What the Science Says Now
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COVID-19 and Vitamin D Deficiency: What the Science Says Now

Vitamin D deficiencies are nothing new. In fact, they've been prevalent worldwide for decades. But recently, discussion of this nutritional lack is popping up in feeds worldwide alongside the coronavirus. Is there any connection? Here's what we know now. May 21, 2020 4 min read
BodyFit Elite Free Trial for Axiom Members
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BodyFit Elite Free Trial for Axiom Members

BodyFit Elite Free Trial for Axiom Members April 17, 2020 1 min read
10 Ways to Support Your Immune System
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10 Ways to Support Your Immune System

Here's how to keep functioning at full potential when you're training hard. March 31, 2020 7 min read
All the COVID-19 Resources You Need at Your Fingertips
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All the COVID-19 Resources You Need at Your Fingertips

With the new coronavirus continuing to spread, we all have a lot of questions and concerns. Here is a collection of resources to help answer your questions about everything related to COVID-19. March 26, 2020 1 min read
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Fit Over 50: Aging Gracefully with Monica Brant
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Fit Over 50: Aging Gracefully with Monica Brant

Fifty is the new 40 for Monica Brant, a fitness champion who remains an influential force 30 years into her career. As a trainer and life coach, she continues to inspire women the world over to live fit and healthy lives. March 03, 2020 4 min read
This Is Exactly How Lifting And Exercise Make You Healthier
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This Is Exactly How Lifting And Exercise Make You Healthier

As researchers learn more about how exercise fights chronic ills like heart disease and diabetes, doctors may soon be able to treat physical activity as the powerful medicine it is. February 12, 2020 8 min read
Podcast Episode 73 - Matt Vincent & Bonnie Schroeder: Lifting, Injury Rehab, and Athletic Adventuring
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Podcast Episode 73 - Matt Vincent & Bonnie Schroeder: Lifting, Injury Rehab, and Athletic Adventuring

Owner of the lifestyle brand HVIII Brand Goods, Matt Vincent, and USAPL 57kg lifter Bonnie Schroeder, took the month of August to hit the road, living out of Matt's car while hitting up the sights and famous gyms across the country. The two took a break to stop by Bodybuilding.com for a quick lift and chat with the editors. Matt shares how his training has evolved from his days as a world champion in the Highland Games to lifting for health and longevity, particularly after undergoing several knee surgeries, most recently a total knee replacement. Bonnie shares her own experience with injuries as a powerlifter, and how they both balance gym fitness with outdoor adventures. September 24, 2019 56 min read
REAL FITNESS: The Bodybuilding.com Digital Magazine Premiere Issue NOW AVAILABLE!
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REAL FITNESS: The Bodybuilding.com Digital Magazine Premiere Issue NOW AVAILABLE!

Exclusive sneak peeks of upcoming BodyFit Elite releases. Product and program recommendations. Exclusive deals on your favorite supplements. It's REAL FITNESS! June 11, 2019 2 min read
Podcast Episode 65: Finance to Fitness - How Brian DeCosta Discovered Incremental Changes Yield Bigger Results
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Podcast Episode 65: Finance to Fitness - How Brian DeCosta Discovered Incremental Changes Yield Bigger Results

Brian DeCosta had the degree, the dream job, and the 401(k)--but was he happy? After a near-death experience brought his priorities into focus, DeCosta discovered a more fulfilling life pursuing fitness as a career. As a successful online coach and a self-made bodybuilder, DeCosta imparts upon his clients the same lessons he learned in finance--small actions compounded over time yield amazing results. June 03, 2019 45 min read
Arnold Schwarzenegger Has Been Attacked! Update: Yeah, Nah
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Has Been Attacked! Update: Yeah, Nah

What will 50-plus years of consistent, intense training get you? A back that deflects haters like bugs. Just ask Arnold. May 21, 2019 1 min read
4 Ways Exercise Can Make You Better at Gaming
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4 Ways Exercise Can Make You Better at Gaming

You'll find no shortage of people telling you to exercise for health or appearance. But what about for how it can pay off in your performance in video games? Stick with us. Here's why your character wants you to get in the gym! April 09, 2019 4 min read
Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things for March 2019
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Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things for March 2019

This month's picks are all about refinement. Here are the tools and supplements we've been using to sharpen our workout and nutrition routines. March 04, 2019 3 min read
6 Life Lessons from Working at Gold's Gym Venice
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6 Life Lessons from Working at Gold's Gym Venice

Spend some time in the Mecca of Bodybuilding, and you'll learn far more than just sets, reps, and training techniques. Here are six time-tested truths from a top trainer at Gold's for over 20 years! February 13, 2019 9 min read
Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things for February 2019
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Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things for February 2019

From workout equipment to protein truffles, here's everything you need to stay fit and healthy through Valentine's Day, football season, and the last dregs of winter. February 01, 2019 3 min read
Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For January 2019
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Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For January 2019

Summer bodies are built in winter! Here are the workouts, motivation, and extras you need to stay motivated to do your homework. January 02, 2019 4 min read
Podcast Episode 56: Rob Smith - The Life of an Everyday Beast
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Podcast Episode 56: Rob Smith - The Life of an Everyday Beast

WBFF pro muscle model Rob Smith, the host of Bodybuilding.com’s Everyday Beast video series, shares his philosophy on food, lifting, and beasting through life. November 12, 2018 31 min read
Podcast Episode 55: Bajheera on Games and Gains
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Podcast Episode 55: Bajheera on Games and Gains

Jackson Bliton, better known as Bajheera, has built a unique dual following online. He's a pro bodybuilder, but also a pro gamer, and streams both to tens of thousands daily. He shares his story, his nutritional approach, and takes live questions from his Twitch followers. October 29, 2018 58 min read
Podcast Episode 53: Darryn Willoughby - Lessons from 30 Years in the Lab and on the Stage
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Podcast Episode 53: Darryn Willoughby - Lessons from 30 Years in the Lab and on the Stage

Look him up, and you'll see a researcher who has been involved in many foundational studies in strength and supplement research. But this Ph.D. is also a bodybuilder with three decades of competition under his belt. October 01, 2018 32 min read
Charles Poliquin Remembered
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Charles Poliquin Remembered

Charles Poliquin was one of the most accomplished coaches and minds in the history of the iron game, but the accomplishments don't tell the whole story. Paul Carter honors his departed friend and colleague. September 27, 2018 6 min read
Podcast Episode 52: Baby Oil and Burgers with Lawrence Ballenger
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Podcast Episode 52: Baby Oil and Burgers with Lawrence Ballenger

When classic physique competitor, fitness model, and Team Bodybuilding.com athlete Lawrence Ballenger started oiling up his muscles 2 minutes into the conversation, we should have known what we were in for. He discusses his insane diet and protein intake, plus how to stay in ketosis on 500g of carbs a day. Then, he and Heather throw down on a burger eating competition. September 17, 2018 37 min read
2019 Bodybuilding.com Awards: Health and Wellness Product of the Year
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2019 Bodybuilding.com Awards: Health and Wellness Product of the Year

With so many options, which health supplements should you take? Start with the ones our customers stand behind. September 17, 2018 2 min read
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2019 Bodybuilding.com Awards: Clothing Item of the Year
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2019 Bodybuilding.com Awards: Clothing Item of the Year

Lifters are more discerning about their gym clothes than ever before. Here's what you keep picking first out of the closet—or even right out of the drier! September 17, 2018 2 min read
2019 Bodybuilding.com Awards: Influencer of the Year
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2019 Bodybuilding.com Awards: Influencer of the Year

Bodybuilding.com features a lot of strong personalities with huge followings. These individuals caught your attention more than any others. September 17, 2018 1 min read
Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For August 2018
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Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For August 2018

It's long past the time when you stocked up on summer workout gear and grill recipes. This month, we're all about pointing you toward some basics you can use all year round. August 30, 2018 2 min read
Podcast Episode 48: Paige Hathaway on Fitness, Fish, Five-Week Challenges, and Flyover Country
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Podcast Episode 48: Paige Hathaway on Fitness, Fish, Five-Week Challenges, and Flyover Country

Top fitness model & Instagram star Paige Hathaway visits Bodybuilding.com HQ to discuss fitness challenges, pescatarian dieting, phone discipline, her fitness heroes, and more! July 23, 2018 37 min read
When Does Body Positivity Become Health Negativity?
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When Does Body Positivity Become Health Negativity?

There's a lot to be said for accepting your body shape regardless of how heavy or thin you are. Your long-term health, though, depends on you digging a little deeper than that. July 23, 2018 5 min read
Lifting Weights Can Help Alleviate Depression, A New Study Says
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Lifting Weights Can Help Alleviate Depression, A New Study Says

An international team of researchers found that resistance exercise works just as well as cardio to treat depression. If you, or someone you know, is feeling down, find a workout program and get your pump on. May 21, 2018 2 min read
Podcast Episode 42: Living Lean With Alpha M
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Podcast Episode 42: Living Lean With Alpha M

Aaron Marino, better known by the title of his immensely popular YouTube channel Alpha M, comes by the Bodybuilding.com offices to talk lifting, grooming, confidence, and his new fitness program, "Tailored: Six Weeks to Living Lean." April 30, 2018 20 min read
Podcast Episode 40: Kym Nonstop on How to Build Your Body at Home
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Podcast Episode 40: Kym Nonstop on How to Build Your Body at Home

Kym "Nonstop" Perfetto, star of Bodybuilding.com's new program Home Body, talks about her past in reality TV and her present as a fitness star and bike racer. General silliness, off-color humor, and kale-massage jokes abound. April 02, 2018 22 min read
Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For April 2018
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Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For April 2018

Follow our lead this month and you'll be stylin' inside and out. We have a great supp stack, fashion stuff for the ladies, better ways to get a grip, and new buds straight from Motor City. Level up, then hit the gym. April 02, 2018 2 min read
Boise DJ Aims To Dial In His Transformation With Help From Metallica
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Boise DJ Aims To Dial In His Transformation With Help From Metallica

Diagnosed with binge-eating disorder, a Boise DJ takes on a very public battle with obesity. He's looking for a little help from his friends, and maybe even from some legendary rockers. March 30, 2018 3 min read
Exercise Deficit Disorder: Yep, It's A Real Thing
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Exercise Deficit Disorder: Yep, It's A Real Thing

The statistics about widespread lack of physical activity are shocking. So are the consequences. We humans need exercise, and if we don't get enough of it, all hell breaks loose. Here's how to help kids become more active! March 23, 2018 2 min read
Podcast Episode 39: Kyler Jackson - The Larger Calling of Muscle Building
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Podcast Episode 39: Kyler Jackson - The Larger Calling of Muscle Building

Over the last 9 years, Kyler Jackson hasn't missed a workout. When he started the journey, he was a depressed teen looking to bulk up to protect himself. Today, he's an up-and-coming coach, YouTuber, and the newly crowned Bodybuilding.com Spokesmodel Contest Winner. He shares his story with us. March 20, 2018 23 min read
Are You Sabotaging Your Own Testosterone Levels?
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Are You Sabotaging Your Own Testosterone Levels?

Few gym-goers take the time to understand what testosterone is and why their "T" level might suddenly drop. Learn which daily habits might be lowering your testosterone, and what you can do to bring it back up! March 20, 2018 5 min read
How Sitting Too Long In One Spot Can Literally Kill You
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How Sitting Too Long In One Spot Can Literally Kill You

According to a new study, it doesn't matter whether you're overweight and never exercise or have 4-percent body fat and train seven days a week: We are all susceptible to deadly venous thromboembolism when we veg out for too long. March 14, 2018 2 min read
11 Popular Fitness Myths Debunked!
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11 Popular Fitness Myths Debunked!

Are high-protein diets and creatine bad for you? What really causes muscle soreness? Is there such a thing as the "anabolic window?" Get the low down on some of the more common misconceptions about getting fit. March 12, 2018 5 min read
Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For March 2018
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Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For March 2018

May the force stay with you en route to achieving your 2018 fitness goals. Invest some of your Imperial Credit in new gym gear, nutrition, and a bodyweight program straight from the streets of New York. March 08, 2018 2 min read
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