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The Power of Autoregulation in Training
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The Power of Autoregulation in Training

Learning how to appropriately adjust and modify workouts based on current and individual needs will allow you to make progress no matter what life throws at you. October 28, 2021 3 min read
Overtraining Versus Overreaching
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Overtraining Versus Overreaching

What exactly is overtraining? How is it different from overreaching? Learn how to tell the difference between the two and what you can do to prevent both. October 28, 2021 3 min read
How to Balance Training Intensity and Volume
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How to Balance Training Intensity and Volume

Finding a harmonious balance between training intensity and volume is the key to making continuous progress while minimizing risk of overtraining and injury. October 28, 2021 3 min read
Which Comes First: Strength or Hypertrophy?
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Which Comes First: Strength or Hypertrophy?

Many people try to improve the way they look by gaining muscle and losing fat, but not everyone appreciates the role that strength plays in that equation. October 28, 2021 4 min read
Do I Need to Take Rest Days?
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Do I Need to Take Rest Days?

Learn what a rest day actually is, how to create the ideal rest day, and when you need to take a rest day or risk sacrificing your hard-earned gains. October 28, 2021 3 min read
Are Isolation Movements Better for Muscle Growth?
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Are Isolation Movements Better for Muscle Growth?

In the war of isolation vs. compound movements, most lifters just gravitate toward whichever side they prefer. Here's what you need to know to make the right exercise choices for your goals. October 28, 2021 2 min read
A Woman's Guide To Setting
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A Woman's Guide To Setting "SMART" Goals

Ambitious goals are a dime a dozen this time of year. Is your approach to yours setting you up to fail? Three successful women and athletes give you their hard-learned lessons! October 27, 2021 6 min read
12 Muscle-Building Mistakes Teen Bodybuilders Make
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12 Muscle-Building Mistakes Teen Bodybuilders Make

Avoid these common errors to get the biggest gains from your workouts! October 19, 2021 4 min read
Bodybuilding for Teens: Start Here
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Bodybuilding for Teens: Start Here

So, you want to start pumping iron? Follow these pro tips for teen bodybuilding success! October 19, 2021 6 min read
Get Bigger and Stronger with This Teen Bodybuilding Plan
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Get Bigger and Stronger with This Teen Bodybuilding Plan

Begin your workout journey on the right foot. This plan will teach younger lifters how to lift weights and build quality muscle. October 19, 2021 5 min read
How To Combat CNS Overtraining
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How To Combat CNS Overtraining

Just like your muscular system, your central nervous system can be overworked. If you feel tired, weak, and unmotivated in the gym, your sleepy CNS may be the cause. October 07, 2021 3 min read
Why Do Muscles Fatigue?
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Why Do Muscles Fatigue?

There are several factors that can produce fatigue, and although sleep, nutrition, and recovery time are all fantastic strategies to overcome it, supplementation plays a more critical role than you might think. September 29, 2021 6 min read
The Science of Muscle Recovery: The Role of Active Recovery
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The Science of Muscle Recovery: The Role of Active Recovery

It may not be as cool as hitting a PR, but active recovery sets the stage for bigger and better training sessions down the line. Here's your ultimate guide to active recovery. September 28, 2021 3 min read
The Science of Muscle Recovery: How Long Should You Rest Between Workouts?
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The Science of Muscle Recovery: How Long Should You Rest Between Workouts?

It's not how hard you train, but what you can recover from that matters. Learn which factors affect your recovery and how to find the weekly schedule that works for you. September 24, 2021 5 min read
The Science of Muscle Recovery: How Long Should You Rest Between Sets?
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The Science of Muscle Recovery: How Long Should You Rest Between Sets?

Check your goals and check the science to maximize your workout energy! September 24, 2021 4 min read
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The Science of Muscle Recovery: A New Approach to the Post-Workout Window
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The Science of Muscle Recovery: A New Approach to the Post-Workout Window

Here's what to do during and immediately after your workout so you come back stronger tomorrow! September 24, 2021 4 min read
Turn the
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Turn the "Freshman 15" into Pure Muscle

Use these muscle-building tips to dial in your college training and nutrition and build the physique you want while earning your degree! September 23, 2021 4 min read
Your Simple College Workout Plan
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Your Simple College Workout Plan

Between classes, parties, and tailgating, it's a wonder college students work out at all. In spite of these challenges, it is possible to use those four years to forge the body of your dreams. September 23, 2021 3 min read
8 Training Rules to Pass the Army Combat Fitness Test
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8 Training Rules to Pass the Army Combat Fitness Test

Don't try to guess your way through the ACFT. Use this guide, train with the perfect balance of intensity and specificity, and stroll into test day confident that you've set yourself up for success! September 22, 2021 5 min read
Fit for Firefighting: How to Train When Lives Depend on It
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Fit for Firefighting: How to Train When Lives Depend on It

Firefighting is a highly demanding career that requires a considerable amount of functional fitness to succeed and stay safe. Here is how to build the ultimate firefighter workout. September 21, 2021 4 min read
How to Pass Your PT Test (Without a Single Sit-up)
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How to Pass Your PT Test (Without a Single Sit-up)

This four-days-a-week plan will prepare you to ace most physical fitness tests and prepare you for the rigors of your position. Get stronger to serve better! September 21, 2021 8 min read
Shawn Ray's Lethal Leg Routine
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Shawn Ray's Lethal Leg Routine

IFBB legend Shawn Ray takes you through his surprisingly simple, yet exceptionally brutal mutant-making leg training program. September 20, 2021 4 min read
Jesse Shand: The Incredible Shrinking Man
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Jesse Shand: The Incredible Shrinking Man

Human compassion and technology come together in a truly inspiring transformation story. This legendary Bodybuilding.com forum member lost 350 pounds with the help and encouragement of strangers. September 20, 2021 3 min read
7 Different Ways To Squat
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7 Different Ways To Squat

Change up your workout and get totally toned legs with these powerful squat variations! September 10, 2021 4 min read
Special Operators Tactical Fitness Plan 
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Special Operators Tactical Fitness Plan 

Functional strength training combines strength, stamina, and unparalleled grit to improve performance in the field for special operators when they need it most. September 08, 2021 29 min read
Women's Powerlifting: How to Get Started
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Women's Powerlifting: How to Get Started

Getting strong doesn't happen by accident! You need to make the right choices and then put in lots of time under the bar. Here's how aspiring powerlifting women can build their base of strength and then find the right meet to show it off! August 13, 2021 3 min read
The 5 Most Common Mistakes Women Make in the Gym
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The 5 Most Common Mistakes Women Make in the Gym

Many of the errors women make in the gym come from years of absorbing misinformation. Here's the knowledge you need no matter where you are in your lifting journey. August 11, 2021 4 min read
Muscular Hypertrophy: This Is How You Grow
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Muscular Hypertrophy: This Is How You Grow

Hypertrophy science is light-years ahead of where it was just a few short years ago. Maximize muscle growth by knowing the mechanisms that cause it in your training. Pull up a chair, because Mass Class is about to begin! August 05, 2021 5 min read
How to Target Fast-Twitch Muscle Fibers
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How to Target Fast-Twitch Muscle Fibers

Fast-twitch muscle fibers aren't just important for sprinters and competitive weightlifters. Here's what they have to offer bodybuilders and everyday lifters chasing muscle! August 04, 2021 3 min read
How to Use Sarcoplasmic Hypertrophy for Muscle Growth
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How to Use Sarcoplasmic Hypertrophy for Muscle Growth

Can the secret of sarcoplasmic growth boost your efforts to build muscle in the gym? Or does this type of hypertrophy even exist? Here's what the research says. August 04, 2021 2 min read
Prepping For Your First Powerlifting Meet
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Prepping For Your First Powerlifting Meet

Looking for a strategy you can use for the days leading up to your first meet? Or maybe you've been following a plan and want to try something new. Josh Bryant's been there many times and can show you the ropes. August 03, 2021 4 min read
The Other Best Exercises to Build Your Big Three
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The Other Best Exercises to Build Your Big Three

Yes, you need to squat, bench, and pull. But the options are endless when it comes to choosing accessory movements and variations in powerlifting training. Two veterans of the sport share what they do for a bigger total, and to stay pain-free in training. August 02, 2021 4 min read
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Training Tips To Match Your Body Type
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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! August 02, 2021 5 min read
Powerbuilding: Strength and Size in One Program!
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Powerbuilding: Strength and Size in One Program!

This hybrid program combines the best elements of strength and hypertrophy into a single 8-week program for incredible gains across the board. Expand your training and start growing! July 30, 2021 11 min read
Beginner Powerlifting Program: Build Your Base!
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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! July 28, 2021 5 min read
Lauren Sheehan's Insane CrossFit Games Training
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Lauren Sheehan's Insane CrossFit Games Training

Making it to the CrossFit Games is no small feat, but Swolverine-sponsored athlete Lauren Sheehan is hoping her intense preparation will make the fittest competition in the world feel like just another day of training. July 27, 2021 4 min read
Logan Aldridge and Adaptive CrossFit Have Arrived
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Logan Aldridge and Adaptive CrossFit Have Arrived

Adaptive athletes like Logan Aldridge finally have the chance to show the CrossFit community—and the world—exactly what they are capable of. July 26, 2021 4 min read
Shoulder Workouts for Women: Add Shape and Size!
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Shoulder Workouts for Women: Add Shape and Size!

Whatever your physique goalgoals, these four workouts built around the best shoulder exercises for women can help you make it happen. Add muscle where you want it and build shape to enhance your overall physique! July 26, 2021 9 min read
Back Workouts for Women: Build the Shape You Want!
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Back Workouts for Women: Build the Shape You Want!

A muscle-focused back workout targeting both the upper and lower back is a must! Add strength that will carry over to other lifts, sports, and improve your posture. These are the best back exercises for women, in workouts for all experience levels! July 26, 2021 7 min read
Leg Workouts for Women: Build Strong, Sculpted Quads!
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Leg Workouts for Women: Build Strong, Sculpted Quads!

Build your legs the right way with these expert-created thigh workouts for every experience level. These are the best leg exercises for women, arranged perfectly to achieve every physique goal! July 23, 2021 13 min read
11 Ways To Make Your Workout More Joint Friendly
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11 Ways To Make Your Workout More Joint Friendly

Joint pain can stop training progress dead in its tracks. Follow a sports-medicine-doctor's advice to lifting without the hurt. July 23, 2021 6 min read
3 Must-Try Interval Workouts For Summer
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3 Must-Try Interval Workouts For Summer

Push your outdoor training to the extreme with these three high-intensity, total-body workouts from Mike "Thor" Kundla. This is what training outdoors should feel like! July 22, 2021 5 min read
These Workouts Are How Strong Women Get Built
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These Workouts Are How Strong Women Get Built

Strength training for women doesn't have to be complicated to be effective. Here's how to get stronger and see the benefits both in your life and in the mirror! July 22, 2021 7 min read
Shape-Building Upper Body Workouts for Women
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Shape-Building Upper Body Workouts for Women

The best upper body workouts for women don't need to be complicated. You can be in-and-out of the gym in about 30 minutes and then back again the next day to train your lower body! July 21, 2021 5 min read
Glute Workouts for Women: Get A Bigger Butt!
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Glute Workouts for Women: Get A Bigger Butt!

These butt workouts build a shapelier lower body by using the best glute exercises at precise volumes. This is how the fitness professionals get it done! July 21, 2021 6 min read
Calorie Burn Calculator for Exercise and Sports
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Calorie Burn Calculator for Exercise and Sports

Want to know how many calories you burned walking, running, or lifting weights? Dial in your calorie burn for over 100 activities! July 19, 2021 7 min read
Inspiring Olympic Physiques
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Inspiring Olympic Physiques

Get inspired by the hard work and unique training styles of individual Olympic athletes who've calibrated their physiques to have the strength and fortitude it takes to win the gold. July 16, 2021 47 min read
Calculate Your VO2max!
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Calculate Your VO2max!

The higher your VO2 max, the more energy you're giving your cells. Learn how to calculate your VO2 max, plus tips for increasing it! July 16, 2021 4 min read
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