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Podcast Episode 63: Alyssa Ritchey - From the Farm to Weightlifting on the World Stage
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Podcast Episode 63: Alyssa Ritchey - From the Farm to Weightlifting on the World Stage

Alyssa Ritchey started out as a hyperactive farm girl, then traveled through the gamut of sports including gymnastics, track and field, skateboarding, bikini, and CrossFit. Now she’s a record-setting weightlifter with the Olympic team in her sights. She shares her story and her blow-by-blow account of her most triumphant lifts! May 07, 2019 45 min read
Podcast Episode 62: Myree Bowden - The Underground Dunk King
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Podcast Episode 62: Myree Bowden - The Underground Dunk King

Meet slam dunk specialist and new Team Bodybuilding.com athlete Myree Bowden. This wide-ranging interview includes the training secrets that have allowed him to keep growing his vertical jump even as he gets older. April 26, 2019 46 min read
Eight Years In, Gronk Is Training For The Long Haul
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Eight Years In, Gronk Is Training For The Long Haul

From banging barbells in his basement as a teenager to famously sneaking onto a Texas high school field for a workout, the fitness exploits of Rob Gronkowski have been anything but boring. Here's how he turned his training on its head to focus on longevity in football and life. October 15, 2018 5 min read
Podcast Episode 44: The World's Fittest Podcast Episode with Ross Edgley
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Podcast Episode 44: The World's Fittest Podcast Episode with Ross Edgley

UK-based athletic adventurer Ross Edgley talks with Nick and Heather just days before undertaking an unbelievable feat: swimming all the way around Great Britain at a very muscular 220-plus pounds. This is a true deep-dive into the limits of human training and performance, philosophy, and "strongman swimming," all of which come together in Edgley's new best-seller, "The World's Fittest Book." June 01, 2018 54 min read
Podcast Episode 41: Kris Gethin - Man of Ultra
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Podcast Episode 41: Kris Gethin - Man of Ultra

Our favorite bodybuilder-turned-triathlete stops by to discuss his latest challenge and triumph, a 50-kilometer high-desert ultramarathon in the middle of winter. The man who has famously "never missed a meal in 19 years" also talks about his recent experiment with intermittent fasting, and his next adventure: an unsupported ultra-triathlon in Yellowstone National Park! April 16, 2018 35 min read
Built to Last: UFC Legend Jens Pulver Wants to Go the Distance
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Built to Last: UFC Legend Jens Pulver Wants to Go the Distance

Mind, body, spirit; Jens Pulver aims to perfect them all, even though his competitive fighting days are over. Now, his training camp has to last a lifetime. Now, it's about forever. January 30, 2018 6 min read
Podcast Episode 17: Kris Gethin - Meet the Man of Iron
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Podcast Episode 17: Kris Gethin - Meet the Man of Iron

You may know Kris Gethin the bodybuilder, but Kris Gethin the ultra-endurance athlete? That's a new one. But not only is the master of pain training to do an Ironman triathlon, he's doing it in a fraction of the time that athletes usually take. In this episode, Kris talks with us about what will surely be a wild ride. April 30, 2017 26 min read
Save Your Throwing Arm: A Pitcher's Guide to Strength
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Save Your Throwing Arm: A Pitcher's Guide to Strength

Too many promising talents have seen their careers end on the surgeon's table. Don't be another cautionary tale! Take a proactive approach now to your self-care and training, and watch it pay off for years to come. April 17, 2017 6 min read
Is Exercise Lowering Your Testosterone Levels?
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Is Exercise Lowering Your Testosterone Levels?

Low levels of testosterone can lead to reduced muscle mass, poor athletic performance, and a lackluster libido. Learn how to raise your T levels without testosterone therapy. March 07, 2017 4 min read
Podcast Episode 7: Andy Speer - How To Train Like An Athlete and Stay Photo-Ready, Too
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Podcast Episode 7: Andy Speer - How To Train Like An Athlete and Stay Photo-Ready, Too

NYC-based coach and Performix athlete Andy Speer talks about his unique approach to training and coaching, and why he likes to compete in sports ranging from Olympic lifting to martial arts into his 30s. January 08, 2017 35 min read
Sports Injuries: Should You Use Heat Or Cold?
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Sports Injuries: Should You Use Heat Or Cold?

If you've played a sport or worked out, you've slapped an ice pack on a sore knee or shoulder at some point. Learn why cold isn't always the best way to treat an injury. November 29, 2016 4 min read
Flash Of Brilliance
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Flash Of Brilliance

He may be the fastest human to walk the earth, but competing in the Olympics is as much a mental feat as it is a physical one. Learn how "The Lightning Bolt" keeps his head in the game. August 04, 2016
Meet The 2016 USA Olympic Weightlifting Team
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Meet The 2016 USA Olympic Weightlifting Team

Get to know the four remarkable weightlifters representing the United States in the 2016 Olympics, and discover what makes each one worth cheering for over the next two weeks in Rio! August 04, 2016
Workout For Improving Your 40-Yard Dash Time!
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Workout For Improving Your 40-Yard Dash Time!

Obviously, improving your 40-yard dash is one of the best things you can do to improve your performance in almost any sport. The workout program below will help you get faster in record time! July 23, 2016 1 min read
We 'Mirin Vol. 132: 10 Amazing Athletes
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We 'Mirin Vol. 132: 10 Amazing Athletes

Scroll through photos of these 10 talented athletes and you'll have a month's worth of gym-spiration! July 17, 2016
Steve Weatherford's 6 Tips To Balance Aesthetics And Athletics
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Steve Weatherford's 6 Tips To Balance Aesthetics And Athletics

Here's how 10-year NFL vet Steve Weatherford perfectly juggles show and go. July 15, 2016 6 min read
How To Build A Beastly Kettlebell Press
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How To Build A Beastly Kettlebell Press

Conquering a heavy kettlebell strict press is a puzzle that many strong people struggle to figure out. Here's your plan to crank through the sticking points and power a big weight overhead! June 21, 2016
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Sport-Specific Conditioning For Soccer: Train Like A Pro!
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Sport-Specific Conditioning For Soccer: Train Like A Pro!

Here's a closer look at the components of fitness and suggestions to organize your high-performance training. May 19, 2016 5 min read
Editors' Picks: 4 Essentials for the Fitness Minimalist
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Editors' Picks: 4 Essentials for the Fitness Minimalist

You need less than you think to train like an athlete in the comfort of your home gym. These four tools can help you do more with less, and take up next to no space the rest of the time! March 22, 2016
Rory McIlroy Trains To Be Stronger Than His Critics
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Rory McIlroy Trains To Be Stronger Than His Critics

Once upon a time, golfers were considered anything but athletic. Nowadays, the top pros fill out a golf shirt while dazzling on the green. Are they setting themselves up to fail? February 21, 2016
Snowboarders Get Ready
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Snowboarders Get Ready

So it's your first day out, and you have all your cool new gear and look like a pro. But if you haven't been working out, boy are you going to be in for a surprise. Well don't be ... Use some simple exercises right here! December 31, 2015
Take Your Strength To The Next Level
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Take Your Strength To The Next Level

A little variety might be just the thing you need to jack up your strength. All you need is one heavy kettlebell and your body. December 30, 2015 6 min read
Reactive Agility Training For Teenagers: 4 Drills To Improve In Sports!
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Reactive Agility Training For Teenagers: 4 Drills To Improve In Sports!

Here are four of my favorite reactive agility drills. The best part about these is that they're fun... Most athletes will prefer these over getting in a straight line and running through an obstacle course of cones. October 08, 2015
The 5 Best Supplements For Increased Athletic Performance!
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The 5 Best Supplements For Increased Athletic Performance!

Whether you're an amateur athlete or a weekend warrior, our list of the top 5 supplements for improved athletic performance can help you get the most out of every workout, game, or run! April 09, 2015 5 min read
Strength Training For Runners: 5 Rules To Run Faster!
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Strength Training For Runners: 5 Rules To Run Faster!

If your goal is to run better and faster, you should strength train. Really, if you consider yourself a runner, you should strength train. Period. Get your training plan here! April 09, 2015 5 min read
7 Ways To Maximize Your Strength And Speed
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7 Ways To Maximize Your Strength And Speed

Strength and speed are both essential, but the real key to performance lies in combining the two. Learn the 7 principles of power. June 11, 2014
Bodybuilding.com Announces Exclusive 2014 MMA Red Carpet Gala Webcast
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Bodybuilding.com Announces Exclusive 2014 MMA Red Carpet Gala Webcast

Bodybuilding.com presents a free webcast of the 2014 Fighter's Only MMA Awards Red Carpet Gala! January 27, 2014
Train Like An Athlete: Four Ways To Build An Athletic Physique
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Train Like An Athlete: Four Ways To Build An Athletic Physique

You don't have to be preparing for the Olympics to train for more athleticism. Take what you're doing now and make it more explosive, powerful, and effective! January 20, 2014
Rematch Ready: Chris Weidman's Fight Camp Training
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Rematch Ready: Chris Weidman's Fight Camp Training

UFC fighter Chris Weidman wins matches because he out-works everyone. Here's the hard-core training protocol that helped him defeat Anderson Silva. December 19, 2013 7 min read
Building Volleyball-Worthy Glutes And Quads
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Building Volleyball-Worthy Glutes And Quads

If you're not one to set, spike, or dig on the court, but still aim for an athletic lower body, integrate these volleyball-based exercises into your routine! November 24, 2013
Choose Your Implement: Strongman Training For Sports
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Choose Your Implement: Strongman Training For Sports

It's easy to get caught up in sport-specific training, but sometimes athletes can benefit from a little time training under the rubric of another sport. Meet strongman, your key to increased power, endurance, and muscular control! June 04, 2013 6 min read
After The Boston Marathon Tragedy, The Fitness World Stands United
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After The Boston Marathon Tragedy, The Fitness World Stands United

Anyone who participates in fitness feels a special kinship with those runners who were nearing the finish line. April 15, 2013 1 min read
Atlas Stone Training: The World Is In Your Hands
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Atlas Stone Training: The World Is In Your Hands

Train with Atlas stones to get stronger, more explosive, and more powerful. Whether you're a fighter or just want a fit physique, you can train like a Titan. February 21, 2013 4 min read
6 Explosive Exercises For Super Bowl Supremacy
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6 Explosive Exercises For Super Bowl Supremacy

Explosive strength creates champions. The players you will see in Super Bowl XLVII use these exercises to shine when the game is on the line. Learn their secrets! January 31, 2013 4 min read
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The Success Spiral: Joe Flacco's 6 Strategies To Go From Underdog To Overachiever
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The Success Spiral: Joe Flacco's 6 Strategies To Go From Underdog To Overachiever

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has heard it all. He isn't an elite quarterback. He doesn't win big games. Whatever happens in Super Bowl XLVII, it's clear that the naysayers were wrong. January 30, 2013 6 min read
Nicole Wilkins' Calorie-Blasting Boxing Workout
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Nicole Wilkins' Calorie-Blasting Boxing Workout

Step into the ring with IFBB Figure Pro Nicole Wilkins for a powerful, high-intensity workout that will get you lean and ripped in just minutes a day. November 25, 2012 4 min read
To The Extreme: The 9 Most Extreme Sports On (Or Above!) Planet Earth
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To The Extreme: The 9 Most Extreme Sports On (Or Above!) Planet Earth

When the extreme need to feed their fix, they will get it, even at the cost of their bodies, their lives. Check out our list. Can you handle these sports? Would you even want to? October 31, 2012 4 min read
NFL Game Day 2012: Get Off Your Tailgate
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NFL Game Day 2012: Get Off Your Tailgate

Watch NFL games during the week; play on the weekends. Leave the stadium seats and hit the field with NFL-caliber workouts, nutrition, and recovery techniques. October 16, 2012 3 min read
NFL Game Day 2012: High-Tech Training Recovery
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NFL Game Day 2012: High-Tech Training Recovery

From hyperbaric chambers, to infrared saunas, to vibrating foam rollers, meet the latest and greatest recovery tools in NFL players' arsenals. October 03, 2012 10 min read
Ask The Macro Manager: How Do I Eat To Maximize Athletic Performance?
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Ask The Macro Manager: How Do I Eat To Maximize Athletic Performance?

Are you in the game rather than watching it? Then nachos and wings don't cut it. Learn how to fuel up, and you'll last longer and play stronger. October 02, 2012
Hurdler Lolo Jones: Jonesing For The Gold
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Hurdler Lolo Jones: Jonesing For The Gold

Every athlete has a story, but Lolo Jones’s is especially inspiring. Learn how she’s overcome a lifetime of adversity to become one of the USA’s most celebrated hurdlers. July 30, 2012 3 min read
From Here To Eternity: Triathlon Training - How To Fuel Up For Your Brick Workouts
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From Here To Eternity: Triathlon Training - How To Fuel Up For Your Brick Workouts

Brick workouts are a staple for any triathlete. Learn how to fuel your body for intense workouts and finish the race happy, rather than hurling! June 05, 2012 4 min read
Swing For The Fences: Kettlebell Training - Burn Fat And Build Muscles!
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Swing For The Fences: Kettlebell Training - Burn Fat And Build Muscles!

Make the kettlebell swing your 1-stop shop for increased muscle size, definition, fat loss, and the heart of a racehorse! May 24, 2012
NFL Combine Trainer: Supplementation
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NFL Combine Trainer: Supplementation

Proper supplementation and a pristine diet make perfect fuel for the high-performance athlete. Ingest MuscleTech's best to trounce the rest. January 31, 2012 2 min read
NFL Combine Trainer: 3-Cone Drill For Super-Agility
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NFL Combine Trainer: 3-Cone Drill For Super-Agility

NFL scouts love speed. Recent speed increases have changed the way football is played. Get with the times, blaze through the 3-cone drill and finish ahead of the rest. January 31, 2012
NFL Combine Trainer: Precision Nutrition Equals Maximum Performance
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NFL Combine Trainer: Precision Nutrition Equals Maximum Performance

Think of your body as a high performance engine, and don't pump it full of regular gas. It needs high octane fuel to open up and perform at its peak - on and off the gridiron. January 31, 2012
NFL Combine Trainer: 40-Yard Dash For Pure Athleticism
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NFL Combine Trainer: 40-Yard Dash For Pure Athleticism

Many athletes think they are fast, but are they NFL fast? The 40-yard dash measures pure athleticism. Fractions of seconds separate first-round talent from the undrafted. January 31, 2012
NFL Combine Trainer: Vertical Jump To Mega-Stardom
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NFL Combine Trainer: Vertical Jump To Mega-Stardom

The vertical jump doesn't impress NFL scouts. They look at an athlete's power potential to put them in a superior class. The pros want a reason to put you in that class. This could be it. January 31, 2012
NFL Combine Trainer: Shuttle Run For Agile Acceleration
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NFL Combine Trainer: Shuttle Run For Agile Acceleration

Elite athleticism comes naturally for few football players. NFL scouts understand this and respect less-gifted players who put in extra work to compete against and beat the complacent elite. January 31, 2012
NFL Combine Trainer: 225 Bench Press For Enduring Strength
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NFL Combine Trainer: 225 Bench Press For Enduring Strength

The 225 bench test provides NFL scouts with a look in an athlete's training past. Let's roll under the bar. It's time to put up or shut up. January 31, 2012
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