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Burn the Most Fat, Build the Most Muscle
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Burn the Most Fat, Build the Most Muscle

Do you want to build muscle or burn fat? Why not both? Use this month-long training program to get shredded fast, while holding onto or even building muscle! June 11, 2021 7 min read
Hack Your Workouts to Lose Weight Quickly
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Hack Your Workouts to Lose Weight Quickly

Sitting and staring at your phone between sets isn't helping you build muscle or burn fat. Here's how to use your rest periods to improve mobility and lose more fat without spending one extra second in the gym! June 10, 2021 6 min read
Dial In Your Cardio to Lose Weight Faster!
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Dial In Your Cardio to Lose Weight Faster!

If you're trying to lose fat faster, you can't afford to waste time doing the wrong kind of cardio. Here's how to pick the right one for your goals! June 09, 2021 3 min read
The Real Ways to Lose Weight Fast
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The Real Ways to Lose Weight Fast

Weight loss stalled? We've assembled the best tips we know to turn you into a fat-burning machine! June 09, 2021 4 min read
Strongman Muscle: More Gains, Less Pain
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Strongman Muscle: More Gains, Less Pain

Don't fall for the "strongman vs bodybuilding" debate. For athletes in the ultimate sport of strength, muscle-focused training equals more gains, more strength, and fewer injuries! June 08, 2021 4 min read
Strongman Robert Oberst is Ready to Shock the World
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Strongman Robert Oberst is Ready to Shock the World

Perennial World's Strongest Man contender Robert Oberst uses high reps and a few pages from the bodybuilding playbook to get brutally strong. Here's his upper-body workout, and his story. June 08, 2021 5 min read
Strongman Finishers for Big Muscle Gains
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Strongman Finishers for Big Muscle Gains

There's nothing fancy about strongman training. It builds strength and power one step at a time. And it can help just about anyone get stronger, bigger, leaner, and meaner. Here's where to start. June 04, 2021 3 min read
A Strongman Champion Shares How to Get Started Right
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A Strongman Champion Shares How to Get Started Right

Strongman isn't just for the monsters on TV anymore! It's more popular than ever for men and women of all types. Here's what you need to know to get started. June 04, 2021 4 min read
How to Train Like a Strongman at a Regular Gym
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How to Train Like a Strongman at a Regular Gym

Strongman competitors are the stuff of legend, but you don't have to move to Iceland or Poland to become one. Here's your guide to building strongman-caliber strength in an average gym. June 02, 2021 12 min read
District CrossFit
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District CrossFit

This is your Murph 2021 headquarters. Learn what this annual challenge is, who's completing it, and how you can, too! May 28, 2021 2 min read
Sergeants Fitness
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Sergeants Fitness

This is your Murph 2021 headquarters. Learn what this annual challenge is, who's completing it, and how you can, too! May 28, 2021 2 min read
Mitch Wagner is Making His Run at CrossFit Greatness
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Mitch Wagner is Making His Run at CrossFit Greatness

A shoulder injury put Mitch Wagner out of commission when he was knocking at the door of elite CrossFit competition. Now, as he works his way back, his training methods, recovery techniques, and supplementation are more important than ever. May 28, 2021 3 min read
Rhapsody Fitness
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Rhapsody Fitness

This is your Murph 2021 headquarters. Learn what this annual challenge is, who's completing it, and how you can, too! May 26, 2021 3 min read
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"Murph" and Memorial Day 2021: Profiles, Prep, and Athlete Diaries

This is your Murph 2021 headquarters. Learn what this annual challenge is, who's completing it, and how you can, too! May 25, 2021 2 min read
The Real Reasons You Aren't Building Bigger Ab Muscles
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The Real Reasons You Aren't Building Bigger Ab Muscles

Gunning for a six-pack? Building your abs can help make it happen sooner and last longer. But only if you train your core with smart techniques! Here are mistakes to avoid and how to fix them. May 21, 2021 4 min read
Learn the Olympic Lifts the Right Way with These Moves
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Learn the Olympic Lifts the Right Way with These Moves

Getting proficient at the Olympic lifts doesn't just involve doing the same two things over and over. These six "foundation lifts" are the keys to building up to picture-perfect versions of the full lifts. May 21, 2021 4 min read
Rich Froning's Favorite 10-Minute CrossFit Workout
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Rich Froning's Favorite 10-Minute CrossFit Workout

You don't have to be a CrossFit competitor to get the benefits of this fast and furious circuit workout. It delivers muscle and fat-loss in 10 minutes, and is designed and guided by CrossFit legend Rich Froning himself! May 20, 2021 3 min read
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How to Train for
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How to Train for "Murph," From The Guy Who Did 16 Murphs in a Row

The most famous CrossFit WOD is a serious workout that demands a serious approach. Here's how one tough-ass athlete prepped to set a new Murph record, and what you can learn from him! May 20, 2021 4 min read
The Big Reasons Your Back Isn't Growing
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The Big Reasons Your Back Isn't Growing

Think it's as simple as "row, then grow?" You might be leaving serious gains unrealized. Here's how to fix your back day and start adding width, size, and strength! May 19, 2021 5 min read
CrossFit Competitions: How to Prepare to Perform Your Best
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CrossFit Competitions: How to Prepare to Perform Your Best

Crushing WODs in your home box is one thing. Learning how to prepare your mind and body for a competition is an entirely different beast. Here's how to prepare for a CrossFit competition and feel ready to crush it on the big day. May 18, 2021 4 min read
6 Big Reasons Your Legs Aren't Growing
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6 Big Reasons Your Legs Aren't Growing

Some people say you can't go wrong as long as you're training legs at all. It's not quite that simple! These leg day sins are what's holding back your gains. Fix them and better muscle-building workouts will be your reward! May 18, 2021 4 min read
6 Big Reasons Your Calves Aren't Growing
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6 Big Reasons Your Calves Aren't Growing

Doing all the calf exercises and find that you're still stuck at "skinny?" Before you blame genetics, take a look at your calf workouts. Fix these blunders and turn your calves into cows! May 17, 2021 5 min read
Why I Went Back To Bodybuilding To Get Stronger For CrossFit
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Why I Went Back To Bodybuilding To Get Stronger For CrossFit

Want to improve at your WODs? A little targeted, functional bodybuilding could be just what you need! Keep it strict and build muscle and resiliency that takes your CrossFit performance to the next level. May 17, 2021 5 min read
War Vet KC Mitchell Pushes All Boundaries. So Does His Chest Workout.
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War Vet KC Mitchell Pushes All Boundaries. So Does His Chest Workout.

What's better than a pump on chest day? One where your guide is a strong, inspiring lifter who has overcome the unthinkable and lived to tell the tale. This is how KC Mitchell pushes his limits. May 14, 2021 2 min read
KC Mitchell's Inspiring Story and Brutal Back Workout
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KC Mitchell's Inspiring Story and Brutal Back Workout

Put two crazy-strong guys in a gym, surround them with iron and cable stacks, and shit's gonna happen. Especially when those two guys are Jesse Norris and KC Mitchell, and it's back day. Do their workout, steal their tips, and get mile wide! May 14, 2021 2 min read
Olympic Lifts for Bodybuilders (And the Rest of Us)
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Olympic Lifts for Bodybuilders (And the Rest of Us)

Why let CrossFitters have all the fun? Variations of the Olympic lifts can have incredible benefits for every lifter if you pick the best version for you. These are the best choices for those of us not headed for the Olympics. May 13, 2021 4 min read
CrossFit for Bodybuilders: 5 WODs Every Lifter Needs to Try
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CrossFit for Bodybuilders: 5 WODs Every Lifter Needs to Try

Have no fear. You can do these WODs and still make massive gains! It'll hurt, but you may like it more than you think. May 13, 2021 8 min read
What You Need to Know Before Starting Crossfit
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What You Need to Know Before Starting Crossfit

Thinking about doing a CrossFit class or joining a box? It's a good idea to go in with your eyes wide open. Here's what you need to know, from a CrossFit games competitor! May 13, 2021 4 min read
What is Olympic Lifting? Meet the Best Training You're Not Doing
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What is Olympic Lifting? Meet the Best Training You're Not Doing

Two lifts, the snatch and the clean and jerk, can open up a new world of size, strength, and athleticism. Here's why you should learn these classic moves, and what you need to know to get started! May 12, 2021 4 min read
No Pants? No Problem. Shredded Legs Are Worth Showing Off!
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No Pants? No Problem. Shredded Legs Are Worth Showing Off!

In honor of National No Pants Day, we asked our members to pull up their shorts (or pull down their pants!) and show off some upper-thigh definition with their best quad flex! May 06, 2021 2 min read
The Gym Selfie Leg Workout You Never Knew You Needed
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The Gym Selfie Leg Workout You Never Knew You Needed

A leg workout that maximizes the volume and pump is essential for defining your quads and making those hamstrings pop! If you want legs that scream, "I'm ready for summer," here's your routine! May 06, 2021 3 min read
The Real Reason We Do
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The Real Reason We Do "Murph" on Memorial Day

Commemorative workouts have become a ritual for active-duty service members and those who want to honor them. Don't just shrug it off as another fad. Battle through Murph for the right reason! May 06, 2021 2 min read
How to Train Through Back Pain and Be Unstoppable
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How to Train Through Back Pain and Be Unstoppable

Lower back pain doesn't have to be a life sentence. These are the best exercises for lower back pain, and the best training techniques to keep from making things worse. May 05, 2021 4 min read
How to Train Through Shoulder Pain and Be Unstoppable
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How to Train Through Shoulder Pain and Be Unstoppable

Shoulder pain isn't just something you have to grin and bear. These are the best exercises for shoulder pain, and the best training techniques to get you on the road to pain-free lifting. May 05, 2021 5 min read
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How to Train Through Knee Pain and Be Unstoppable
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How to Train Through Knee Pain and Be Unstoppable

Knee pain can stop a lifter in their tracks like almost nothing else. These are the best exercises for chronic knee pain, and the best training techniques to keep from making things worse. May 05, 2021 4 min read
The Back-and-Knee-Friendly Lifting Workout You've Always Wanted
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The Back-and-Knee-Friendly Lifting Workout You've Always Wanted

Don't believe that you have to baby yourself because you have a history of back or knee pain. This joint-friendly workout will deliver pain-free muscle and strength gains! May 05, 2021 2 min read
The Shoulder-Friendly Hardcore Workout You've Always Wanted
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The Shoulder-Friendly Hardcore Workout You've Always Wanted

Tired of training around shoulder pain? Use this joint-friendly upper-body workout to build healthy shoulders as well as pain-free muscle and strength gains! May 05, 2021 3 min read
Up Your Strength With A 5x5 Program
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Up Your Strength With A 5x5 Program

The 5x5 program can't be beat for increasing strength, breaking plateaus, and adding muscle. Try out this classic lifting routine and see results! April 30, 2021 5 min read
The Real Reasons You're Not Getting Bigger
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The Real Reasons You're Not Getting Bigger

Building muscle is a more popular goal than ever, for a wider range of people than ever. But that doesn't make bulking any easier. Are these common mistakes keeping you from growing? April 30, 2021 3 min read
Kris Gethin: Man of Iron
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Kris Gethin: Man of Iron

Over the last decade, you've watched as Kris Gethin built muscle, burned fat, and transformed his body along with yours. Now he's embracing a challenge like nothing you've ever seen. While continuing to train like a bodybuilder, he will also prepare himself for a full-distance triathlon: a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bicycle ride, and a full marathon of 26.22 miles. His goals: put his mind and body through hell, defy the odds, and become a hybrid athlete. April 29, 2021 3 min read
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. April 29, 2021 1 min read
5 Big Reasons Your Biceps Aren't Growing
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5 Big Reasons Your Biceps Aren't Growing

If bigger arms are your mission, avoid these five classic gains-robbing biceps workout mistakes. Sleeves, prepare to stretch! April 29, 2021 4 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 15
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 15

Is Kris Gethin's training setting him up to conquer a half-Ironman, or is he in for the battle of his life? This week, he'll find out. April 29, 2021 2 min read
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. April 29, 2021 1 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 18
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 18

Think Kris does nothing but lift, train, and eat? Think again! This week, he's on the road for business, training with famous friends, and wrapping up with an epic endurance weekend! April 29, 2021 1 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 14
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 14

The countdown to the half Ironman begins in earnest this week, as Kris deloads in the gym and focuses on form and race-specific skills outside of it. This is getting real. April 29, 2021 1 min read
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. April 29, 2021 1 min read
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. April 29, 2021 1 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 22
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 22

Kris dives in with some experienced triathletes for his most difficult ride to date—after training legs, of course. He then creates his own personal meditation retreat in the mountains. April 29, 2021 2 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 17
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 17

With the half-Ironman out of the way, Kris' crosshairs are set firmly on the full Ironman, and his training is shifting dramatically. Is he up to the challenge? April 29, 2021 1 min read
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