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3 Machines To Build A Chest Like A Roman Breastplate
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3 Machines To Build A Chest Like A Roman Breastplate

To look like a machine, you might have to use one for your chest training. Learn which three chest-building machines might just be better than free weights! November 21, 2017 2 min read
Podcast Episode 31: Brandan Fokken's Wild Fitness Journey
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Podcast Episode 31: Brandan Fokken's Wild Fitness Journey

Longtime Bodybuilding.com athlete Brandan Fokken shares his fascinating story and talks Hulkamania, corporate wellness, the ultimate disastrous show prep, and far more. November 13, 2017 29 min read
5 Training Rights You Have To Earn
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5 Training Rights You Have To Earn

If you're strutting into the gym aiming for elite status from the first set, you might find yourself burned out or pinned down disappointingly fast. Set yourself up for sustained success by treating these lifting benchmarks with respect! November 10, 2017 5 min read
4 Reasons You Should Be Doing Whole-Body Training
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4 Reasons You Should Be Doing Whole-Body Training

The research is in. Here are four proven reasons why you should take advantage of the health and fitness benefits of whole-body training. October 31, 2017 2 min read
The Number-One Rule For Better Weight Loss
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The Number-One Rule For Better Weight Loss

What if there were something even more important than diet and exercise to singlehandedly improve your weight-loss results? October 26, 2017 5 min read
Build Your Shield: Neck Training 101
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Build Your Shield: Neck Training 101

Given that the neck supports the head, you'd think neck routines would have been part of a basic body workout for decades. Not so. Take it upon yourself to keep this critical body part strong and flexible. October 20, 2017 3 min read
High-End Gyms Versus Old-School Gyms: Which One Is Right For You?
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High-End Gyms Versus Old-School Gyms: Which One Is Right For You?

Gyms these days range from hardcore to high tech, with everything in between. Figuring out which is the right setting for your workouts can lift your odds for success. October 18, 2017 3 min read
Podcast Episode 29: Kris Gethin Crosses The Finish Line
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Podcast Episode 29: Kris Gethin Crosses The Finish Line

Just days after the dramatic climax of his six-month Man of Iron video series and training protocol, Kris stops by to share the amazing story, and the wisdom he earned along the way. If you haven't watched Episode 25, watch that first, and then listen to this! October 16, 2017 29 min read
Bust Through Bench Press Sticking Points With 21s
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Bust Through Bench Press Sticking Points With 21s

Sticking points are like sweaty gym clothes: Everyone pushing hard for new bench-press PRs has them. Jim Stoppani's old-school bodybuilding technique will help you blow right past them. October 09, 2017 2 min read
We Ask The Pros: How Do You Shock A Lagging Body Part?
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We Ask The Pros: How Do You Shock A Lagging Body Part?

There are two ways to strengthen overlooked muscles: Work them more often, and work them in new ways. The "more often" part is up to you, but here are tricks for stimulating new growth. October 09, 2017 3 min read
We Ask The Pros: What One Move Did The Most To Build Your Abs?
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We Ask The Pros: What One Move Did The Most To Build Your Abs?

There are a ton of ab moves from which to choose, but which ones can take you from a measly two-pack to a six-pack? We posed that question to several of MuscleTech's elite athletes. October 04, 2017 2 min read
Podcast Episode 28: Old-School Training Wisdom From Julian
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Podcast Episode 28: Old-School Training Wisdom From Julian "The Quad Guy" Smith

He's a highly popular trainer and bodybuilder who also happens to have one of the most impressive sets of wheels out there. But Julian Smith doesn't keep his training secret! He shares plenty that you can use right away in this in-depth conversation. October 02, 2017 47 min read
Your Guide to the Ultimate Chest
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Your Guide to the Ultimate Chest

Get bigger. Get stronger. And finish each workout with the pump of your life. September 29, 2017 1 min read
Your 4-Week Plan For Guaranteed Fat Loss!
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Your 4-Week Plan For Guaranteed Fat Loss!

Crush your get-lean goals and sculpt your body from head to toe with this month long training and nutritional program! September 29, 2017 5 min read
We Ask The Pros: What's Your Favorite Superset?
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We Ask The Pros: What's Your Favorite Superset?

Who doesn't want to do more work in less time, elevate their heart rate, and experience a big-time pump? These supersets from elite athletes can help you accomplish all three. September 27, 2017 3 min read
You Can't Out-Diet Your Training
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You Can't Out-Diet Your Training

You've probably heard the "you can't out-train your diet," mantra, but the reverse is also true; you simply can't out-diet poor training. September 27, 2017 4 min read
How To Dial In The Crucial Details Of Your Physique!
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How To Dial In The Crucial Details Of Your Physique!

They may not be as large as other groups, but developing these muscles will help you complete the physique puzzle. September 19, 2017 2 min read
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Lift Like This And Grow Forever!
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Lift Like This And Grow Forever!

Not every training approach from pro bodybuilders works for the rest of us. But this one does! IFBB pro & Animal athlete Derek Lunsford will help you organize your training to maximize hypertrophy and minimize injury. September 19, 2017 4 min read
How To Lose 100 Pounds And Keep It Off
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How To Lose 100 Pounds And Keep It Off

Kyle Frank struggled with yo-yo dieting for years. But once he learned to count macros with flexible dieting, he achieved the best shape of his life…while eating ice cream! September 15, 2017 6 min read
Ask The Ageless Lifter: Is CrossFit OK For Me?
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Ask The Ageless Lifter: Is CrossFit OK For Me?

CrossFit gyms and training methods are becoming more mainstream all the time. But are they useful or just dangerous for older lifters? Here's one elite coach's take. September 15, 2017 3 min read
Kris Gethin's 8-Week Hardcore Trainer FAQs!
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Kris Gethin's 8-Week Hardcore Trainer FAQs!

Earlier this year, Kris Gethin completely revised his most iconic training program and shortened it by four weeks. If you've had any questions about the new-and-improved version of Gethin Hardcore, your answers are right here! September 07, 2017 6 min read
FST-7 Big And Ripped Essentials: Upper Body
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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. August 31, 2017 6 min read
Lift As Strong As You Look
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Lift As Strong As You Look

Everyone wants massive density and perfect definition—and, of course, to maintain incredible strength. Learn the secrets to having it all from a world record-holding powerlifter. August 28, 2017 3 min read
3 Bizarre Splits To Help You Break Your Plateau
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3 Bizarre Splits To Help You Break Your Plateau

Not seeing results with the same old workout schedule? Try something new and break free from your tired routine. August 27, 2017 2 min read
What Every Bodybuilder Needs To Know About Running
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What Every Bodybuilder Needs To Know About Running

Kris Gethin has fundamentally changed his approach to cardio in recent months, but if you think he's lost his gains as well, you're sorely mistaken. Here's what he says every lifter should learn! August 22, 2017 3 min read
Podcast Episode 25: Jim Stoppani on Daily Full-Body Training, Fasting, And More
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Podcast Episode 25: Jim Stoppani on Daily Full-Body Training, Fasting, And More

Dr. Jim Stoppani brings plenty of energy—and plenty of gummy bears—to the recording studio. He's been espousing the virtues of full-body, near-daily workouts in recent months, and says it could just be the best training technique out there—if you do it right. He also goes deep into the science and practice of intermittent fasting, which allows him to stay lean and energetic well into his fifties! August 20, 2017
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 16
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 16

He came, he saw, he conquered. Four months after beginning his training, Kris has completed a Half Ironman, and gained some wisdom in the process. Listen to him and learn from him. August 20, 2017 1 min read
More Fitness Buffs Than Ever Are Getting Rhabdo (And It's Not At CrossFit)
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More Fitness Buffs Than Ever Are Getting Rhabdo (And It's Not At CrossFit)

Rhabdomyolysis is a rare but serious condition caused by muscle tissue damage that is becoming more common among elite and novice athletes who push themselves beyond their limits in a wide range of athletic settings. August 14, 2017
Pro Tips For Getting Back To The Grind—The Good Grind
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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. August 14, 2017
Podcast Episode 24: The Art of the Everyday Workout with Kizzito Ejam
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Podcast Episode 24: The Art of the Everyday Workout with Kizzito Ejam

Longtime Bodybuilding.com athlete Kizzito Ejam stops by to discuss his unique rest-day-free approach to training. He's been both lifting and doing cardio daily—sometimes twice a day—for years, and he tells us how he's made it work, while also sharing plenty of laughs along the way. August 03, 2017
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 13
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 13

A baker's dozen worth of weeks into this project, and Kris is hitting his stride. His workouts are as intense and punishing as ever, he's more confident in open water than ever before, and even his "bad days" biking or running are productive. July 30, 2017 2 min read
Jim Stoppani's Whole-Body H.I.T. Blitz
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Jim Stoppani's Whole-Body H.I.T. Blitz

That's one I, not two. Go low in volume and insanely high in intensity for more muscle and less fat with this five-day program! July 27, 2017 5 min read
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! July 25, 2017
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 12
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 12

Kris Gethin never fails to throw his full effort into each set and rep. But when the goal is to be a Man of Iron, he has three times the opportunities to test his limits. This week, after a full slate of hard training, he leaps right into an impromptu Olympic-distance tri. July 23, 2017 1 min read
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Dramatically Boost The Mind-Muscle Connection By Making One Small Change
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Dramatically Boost The Mind-Muscle Connection By Making One Small Change

This elusive concept has the power to recruit more muscle fibers and unlock massive gains. But it's not always easy to do! This one simple technique can help. July 23, 2017
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 11
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 11

A 10-mile run on Saturday. Cycling 80 miles and a three-mile run on Sunday. Chest, tris, and swimming bright and early Monday morning. That's the life Kris Gethin is leading right now, and sometimes, the sheer workload is even hard for him, the master of high-volume training, to wrap his brain around. July 16, 2017 1 min read
The One Thing You Need To Do To Boost Your Big Lifts
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The One Thing You Need To Do To Boost Your Big Lifts

All it takes is a pencil, or a smartphone, to do this during your workout. But few lifters actually give it a second thought, and they wonder why they don't seem to be getting bigger and stronger. No more! July 16, 2017
Everything You Know About Cooling Down Is Wrong
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Everything You Know About Cooling Down Is Wrong

Forget everything you thought you knew about cooling down. Recent research indicates it's less about reducing muscle soreness and more about kicking off your recovery. July 13, 2017
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 10
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 10

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor a very long plane ride can keep Kris from completing his daily workout. July 09, 2017 1 min read
The Rules Of Bodyweight Bodybuilding
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The Rules Of Bodyweight Bodybuilding

Is a bodyweight bodybuilder even a thing? It sure is! Here's how Danny Kavadlo helped craft one athlete's physique to take home the top prize! July 09, 2017
10 Killer Ways To Take Your Fitness Outside This Summer
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10 Killer Ways To Take Your Fitness Outside This Summer

C'mon, the sunshine and warm temperatures are practically begging you break a sweat outdoors. Check out these activities for having fitness fun in the sun. July 09, 2017
The 5-System: Run The Rack For More Muscle
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The 5-System: Run The Rack For More Muscle

Add intensity to any workout with Jim Stoppani's unique pump protocol. Do it with curls, raises, rows, presses, or any other dumbbell move you can think up. Choose your exercise and increase your results! July 04, 2017 3 min read
The Six-Pack Redefined
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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. June 29, 2017
7 Tips To Help You Pack On More Plates During Your Next Workout
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7 Tips To Help You Pack On More Plates During Your Next Workout

If you want to get stronger and build more muscle, focus on adding weights to the bar with these tips. June 27, 2017
Should You Trust A Personal Trainer Who Is Out Of Shape?
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Should You Trust A Personal Trainer Who Is Out Of Shape?

It's not uncommon to see a personal trainer who looks less fit than their clientele. Can they still impart expertise, or should they practice what they preach before telling you what to do with your body? June 25, 2017
The Crazy, Wearable Technologies That Will Change Training Forever
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The Crazy, Wearable Technologies That Will Change Training Forever

Your activity tracking wristband is about to look so 2000s. A new generation of wearable technology generates biometric data that shows potential to help lifters and other athletes improve their performance. But how far will the new technology go? June 25, 2017
Boost Your Calorie Burn By Using Mother Nature's Gym
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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! June 22, 2017 2 min read
Training Outdoors: What You Need To Know To Prevent Disaster
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Training Outdoors: What You Need To Know To Prevent Disaster

Leaving the predictable, temperature-controlled gym to do outdoor workouts can feel like entering a booby-trapped world of heat stroke and ankle sprains. But getting out doesn't have to mean getting in trouble. Here's what you need to know. June 21, 2017 5 min read
The Shoulder-Training Mistake You Can't Get Away With
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The Shoulder-Training Mistake You Can't Get Away With

You want boulder shoulders, right? First things first: Before you go heavy, take time to protect the part of your body that makes big shoulders possible. June 12, 2017
How To Get Strong Using Just Your Body!
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How To Get Strong Using Just Your Body!

Have you ever wished that those tatted-up bodyweight experts would tie their vision of strength into a single "do this right now" program? Well, wish no more! June 11, 2017
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