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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
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
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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
Flex Comics Volume 6
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Flex Comics Volume 6

Be warned: You're either laughing with these comics, or they're laughing at you. It's your choice. Volume Six in a series. February 23, 2018
Podcast Episode 37: Jason Poston on Global Fitness, Training, and Blood Sugar
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Podcast Episode 37: Jason Poston on Global Fitness, Training, and Blood Sugar

IFBB physique pro Jason Poston is busier than ever, representing the sport around the world and sharing the details of his training and life with his fans. He gives an in-depth look into his 17-year lifting history, how he broke into the fitness industry, his wild experience with becoming a type-1 diabetic at age 28, and how everyone could benefit from "eating like a healthy diabetic." February 20, 2018 38 min read
6 Athletic Ways To Make Valentine's Day Special
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6 Athletic Ways To Make Valentine's Day Special

Six out-of-the-chocolate-box ideas and one beguiling recipe will help you get out of your rut and make this Valentine's Day one to remember! February 13, 2018 3 min read
Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For February 2018
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Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For February 2018

From apple cider vinegar and veggie protein powder to gym gear and a brief history lesson, this month's editors' picks will make you healthy and wise. February 07, 2018 2 min read
Instagram Star Jen Selter Deplaned For Attempted Sarcasm
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Instagram Star Jen Selter Deplaned For Attempted Sarcasm

Despite the social media uproar that follows every time, an airline has once again removed a passenger from an airplane for only the thinnest of pretexts. This time, they picked on someone with 11.5 million social media followers. Bad idea. January 30, 2018 1 min read
Bodybuilding.com's Top 17 Articles Of 2017
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Bodybuilding.com's Top 17 Articles Of 2017

These were the workouts, articles, and complete programs that gave our readers their biggest gains in 2017. As you plan out your next training goals, revisit the lifting year that was! December 14, 2017 4 min read
Shawn Perine, 1966 - 2017
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Shawn Perine, 1966 - 2017

The bodybuilding world loses an influential writer, editor, and tireless advocate for the fit lifestyle. December 12, 2017 2 min read
Give The Gift Of Fitness To Underserved High School Athletes
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Give The Gift Of Fitness To Underserved High School Athletes

Many high school athletes across the country try to work out on battered equipment and broken machines in dark, run-down weight rooms. This Giving Tuesday, November 28th, why not reach out and give them a hand? November 27, 2017 1 min read
2017 Holiday Gift Guide
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2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Take the stress out of gift giving! The editors of Bodybuilding.com have gathered the best holiday gifts for fitness fans all in one place. Add a few to your own Christmas list while you're at it! November 14, 2017 8 min read
What Rich Piana Meant For Bodybuilding
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What Rich Piana Meant For Bodybuilding

Rich Piana was far more than just another big mouth with big muscles. His unlikely success announced a fundamental change in bodybuilding that's only possible to grasp weeks and months after his passing. Here's one writer's remembrance. October 05, 2017 6 min read
Your Expert Guide To Aloe Vera
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Your Expert Guide To Aloe Vera

You may know aloe vera as the great soother of sunburns, but it can help you in a lot more ways than just that! September 25, 2017 3 min read
Personal Trainer Shared Pic Hours Before Lung Cancer Diagnosis
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Personal Trainer Shared Pic Hours Before Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Vicky Veness looked healthy when she posted a selfie, unaware she was about to receive a devastating medical diagnosis. Do other fit nonsmokers need to worry that lung cancer might lurk within? September 19, 2017 2 min read
How One Fit Exec Bounced Back From Major Surgery
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How One Fit Exec Bounced Back From Major Surgery

Bodybuilding.com Vice President Kandace Hudspeth suddenly faced a major life challenge. With a lifetime of training and positivity behind her, she was able to make it to the other side—and then some. September 07, 2017 4 min read
Rich Piana 1971-2017
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Rich Piana 1971-2017

The online fitness community mourns the passing of one of its most outrageous larger-than-life characters, Rich Piana. August 24, 2017 1 min read
Dallas McCarver, 1991-2017
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Dallas McCarver, 1991-2017

The world of elite bodybuilding mourns the loss of one of its up-and-coming stars, IFBB pro Dallas McCarver. August 21, 2017 1 min read
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Flex Comics Volume 5
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Flex Comics Volume 5

Fitness is no laughing matter—or is it? Volume Five of Flex Comics take the "serious" out of "serious gainz." Be warned: You just might recognize yourself in one of these funnies! August 16, 2017
Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For August 2017
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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! August 09, 2017
ER Doctors Share 5 Fitness-Injury Horror Stories
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ER Doctors Share 5 Fitness-Injury Horror Stories

Every year there are upward of half a million gym-related injuries treated in emergency rooms. Direct from the ER docs who treated them, here are some of the gnarliest. July 27, 2017
Podcast Episode 23: Charles Staley - How to Lift to Stay Strong and Healthy at Any Age!
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Podcast Episode 23: Charles Staley - How to Lift to Stay Strong and Healthy at Any Age!

Strength coach Charles Staley offers up his hard-earned wisdom about how to balance strength, body composition, and overall health as the years go by. From programming to choosing movements to flexible dieting, he touches on everything you need to know to plan out your lifting life! July 23, 2017 26 min read
Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For July 2017
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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. July 20, 2017
The Bodybuilder's Guide To Picking Dress Shirts
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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. July 18, 2017
Rise And Shine: An Interview With Craig Ballantyne
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Rise And Shine: An Interview With Craig Ballantyne

Canadian fitness expert and success coach Craig Ballantyne says waking up 15 minutes earlier than normal every morning may be just the thing you need to crush your loftiest goals in life. In other words: You snooze, you lose. July 13, 2017
Is Your Cellphone Ruining Your Workout?
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Is Your Cellphone Ruining Your Workout?

We all love our smartphones, but are they helping or harming our fitness? June 29, 2017 2 min read
Editors' Picks: Adorn Your Athletic Body
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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! June 22, 2017
12 Reasons To Meditate And 3 Steps To Get Started
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12 Reasons To Meditate And 3 Steps To Get Started

Over the years, meditation has gone from a fringe activity to part of the mainstream, improving people's ability to deal with everything from depression to dieting. It's powerful and easy to learn! June 18, 2017
Fitness And Fantasy: Living The
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Fitness And Fantasy: Living The "Games And Gains" Lifestyle

YouTube personality Jackson "Bajheera" Bliton knows it's possible to be a physically fit gamer, and he's sharing the message with his fans on YouTube and Twitch. Follow this bodybuilder and self-professed nerd as he lifts and plays his way through the day. May 29, 2017 3 min read
Podcast Episode 18: The Buff Dudes and the Eternal Journey for Gains
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Podcast Episode 18: The Buff Dudes and the Eternal Journey for Gains

The clown princes of online fitness, aka Brandon and Hudson White, stop by to talk about their incredibly popular YouTube channel, their evolving approach to fitness education and satire, and their upcoming program and video series with Bodybuilding.com. May 14, 2017 23 min read
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! May 03, 2017 4 min read
2017 Spring And Summer Gear Guide
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2017 Spring And Summer Gear Guide

With the weather heating up and spring in full bloom, it's time for a brand-new Bodybuilding.com gear guide! Whether you're shopping for the bro in your life, the fit chick, the gym newbie—or you're just treating yourself—we've got recommendations that are sure to pique your interest. April 13, 2017
The Golden Age Of Gains
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The Golden Age Of Gains

At 75 years old, Frank Zane still looks impressive, and he's full of fresh advice gained from a lifetime spent in pursuit of perfection. Read his latest thoughts on what you need to keep your body fit for the long haul. April 12, 2017
Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For April 2017
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Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For April 2017

Tasty snack foods, a good read, a good roll, and a way to check a bunch of your body's physical traits. We've got some great new ideas for every fitness fan. March 19, 2017
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