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5 Rules for Sharpening Your Ab Training
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5 Rules for Sharpening Your Ab Training

Follow these guidelines in the gym to get a better, more sculpted six-pack. June 12, 2019 6 min read
Podcast Episode 64: Scott Herman - Real World Fitness in The Era of Social Media
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Podcast Episode 64: Scott Herman - Real World Fitness in The Era of Social Media

YouTube sensation and Real World alum Scott Herman knows there's no BS-ing on social media. After working his way up from maintenance to manager at his local gym and earning his personal training certification in the process, it didn't take long for this natural-born entrepreneur to see the value of YouTube when it was still in its infancy. Fast-forward a decade, and Herman has built an online fitness empire as one of YouTube's best-known authorities on exercise and fitness and a go-to guru for results-driven workouts. May 21, 2019 34 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. Monitoring your recovery from workouts takes a global view of training stress. May 10, 2019 7 min read
6 Reasons to Train with a Safety Squat Bar
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6 Reasons to Train with a Safety Squat Bar

If you've never worked with specialty barbells, you're in for a whole new world of pain and gain. Here are the reasons you need a safety squat bar in your routine, starting now. April 29, 2019 4 min read
Train Your Posterior Chain for Better, Safer Gains
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Train Your Posterior Chain for Better, Safer Gains

If you want a body that moves better, performs better, and gets stronger faster, with less potential for injury, it's time to give your posterior chain the attention it deserves. April 23, 2019 4 min read
Accessory Moves to Help You Bust Through Weak Points and Supercharge Your Bench
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Accessory Moves to Help You Bust Through Weak Points and Supercharge Your Bench

Frustrated with sticking points in your bench press? Try these exercises to make them a thing of the past and start hitting PRs again! April 19, 2019 7 min read
Hafthor
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Hafthor "The Mountain" Bjornsson's 8 Greatest Lifts

This 6-foot-9-inch, 400-pound Icelandic lifter and actor lops off heads onscreen and blows minds in pro strongman competitions. Here are his greatest pulls, presses, throws, and squats! April 12, 2019 4 min read
What Female Lifters Need to Know About Strength and the Scale
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What Female Lifters Need to Know About Strength and the Scale

Strength sports have seen a surge in female participation over the last few years, but there's still a strong, and sometimes concerning, emphasis on staying lean while chasing performance. Here are the truths you need to be aware of behind chronic dieting in the pursuit of strength. April 11, 2019 7 min read
Podcast Episode 61: Nick's Quest to Get a Grip
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Podcast Episode 61: Nick's Quest to Get a Grip

Is this the human race's most unlikely contender at a world championship strength event? Nick tells Heather how he happened into the sport of Armlifting and ended up representing the USA on the global stage. April 08, 2019 21 min read
Why Every Woman Needs to Lift
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Why Every Woman Needs to Lift

This open letter is an invitation to women everywhere to experience the unique thrill and power that comes from chasing strength and not fearing muscle. It's time to live up to the challenge and see where it takes you. April 04, 2019 6 min read
Protect Your Back With These 4 Strength Coach Secrets!
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Protect Your Back With These 4 Strength Coach Secrets!

Apply these four rules to keep your lower back happy and healthy while you're training hard. March 29, 2019 5 min read
Inversions: How Going Upside Down Can Level Up Your Training!
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Inversions: How Going Upside Down Can Level Up Your Training!

Gravity only works in one direction. Sometimes it helps to turn yourself upside down and train your muscles from the opposite end! March 22, 2019 4 min read
One Bar, One Training Partner, 100 Brutal Reps For Arms
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One Bar, One Training Partner, 100 Brutal Reps For Arms

You don't need much equipment or complicated programming to get the best pump of your training week. Just grab a bar, count to ten, and do it again and again! March 22, 2019 3 min read
5 Tips for Building Your Best Back Ever
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5 Tips for Building Your Best Back Ever

Get 3D thickness and barn-door width with this arsenal of tools, tips, and ultra-effective exercises. March 05, 2019 5 min read
How To Train CrossFit Without Actually Doing CrossFit
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How To Train CrossFit Without Actually Doing CrossFit

Intrigued by this wildly popular sport, but don't want to be a WOD star? Learn how to use the fundamental principles of CrossFit without showing your face at a box! February 18, 2019 5 min read
The Dropset That Makes You Stronger
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The Dropset That Makes You Stronger

After your heavy lifting is done, strip off the weight strategically to prime your nervous system for the rest of your workout. It's simple, fast, and even makes it easier to clean up after yourself in the gym. January 24, 2019 4 min read
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Podcast Episode 59: Michael McGurk on the Future of Army Fitness
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Podcast Episode 59: Michael McGurk on the Future of Army Fitness

The United States Army is about to undertake a dramatic and unprecedented overhaul to the way it tests, and promotes, military fitness. The man who headed the research into the new standards talks with us about how and why, as well as the future of Army nutrition and how the Army plans to circulate 80,000 kettlebells to bases around the globe. January 22, 2019 43 min read
5 Ways To Supercharge Your Back Training
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5 Ways To Supercharge Your Back Training

Invisible lat syndrome is a sad but true phenomenon. Follow these strength coaches' prescription for growth, and you'll feel the difference immediately. January 17, 2019 4 min read
9 Reasons to Join Bodybuilding.com All Access in 2019
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9 Reasons to Join Bodybuilding.com All Access in 2019

Even though 2019 is already underway, it's never too late to get your goals going. Bodybuilding.com's All Access programs are your answer on how to get there. January 17, 2019 5 min read
4 Ways to Modify Any Exercise for Your Needs and Goals
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4 Ways to Modify Any Exercise for Your Needs and Goals

Body weight and weights have more in common than you might think! Understanding these universal strength-training principles will allow you to adapt any exercise to your needs and unlock your full strength potential. January 17, 2019 4 min read
The Benefits of Ring Training: 5 Reasons Gymnastic Rings Can Help Transform Your Body
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The Benefits of Ring Training: 5 Reasons Gymnastic Rings Can Help Transform Your Body

It's time to channel your inner gymnast. From greater strength gains to better joint health, learn how adding rings to your workout can help you build muscle and get in shape fast! January 08, 2019 3 min read
How The World's Strongest Bodybuilder Turns Pain Into Gains
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How The World's Strongest Bodybuilder Turns Pain Into Gains

IFBB pro Johnnie O. Jackson is not one to let internalized struggle eat him up. Find out how he makes pain his ally in the gym. January 08, 2019 1 min read
One Tip To Transform Your Incline Bench Press
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One Tip To Transform Your Incline Bench Press

Make your upper chest explode with one simple change to this classic muscle-building move. December 21, 2018 2 min read
One Tip To Maximize Your Dumbbell Row
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One Tip To Maximize Your Dumbbell Row

Want big lats and back muscles that pop? Get the most out of your back training by adjusting how you perform this one basic move. December 20, 2018 2 min read
Kris Gethin's 7 Unbreakable Rules of Muscle Growth
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Kris Gethin's 7 Unbreakable Rules of Muscle Growth

There's nothing lucky about these seven! They're all about working smarter, harder, and better in the proving ground of the gym. Put them into practice and start reaping the rewards right away! December 17, 2018 5 min read
4 Tips for Awesome Abs
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4 Tips for Awesome Abs

A small waist or six-pack abs makes your entire torso look better. Improve your ab routine and finally master your midsection by adding these four proven workout strategies to your routine. December 06, 2018 3 min read
Grow Bigger With Pre-Exhaustion Training
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Grow Bigger With Pre-Exhaustion Training

Pre-exhaustion training sounds counterintuitive, but it might be just the shock treatment your muscles need to grow. November 27, 2018 2 min read
5 Ways To Look As Strong As You Are
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5 Ways To Look As Strong As You Are

In the fitness world, "show" and "go" are not mutually exclusive. Train for aesthetics AND build strong muscles using these simple training tips. November 27, 2018 3 min read
5 Tips to Get Your Best Shoulders Ever
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5 Tips to Get Your Best Shoulders Ever

Want impressive delts that wow from all angles? Craft cannonball caps with this expert list of exercises, tricks, and techniques. November 23, 2018 4 min read
The Man Who Built Adonis Creed
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The Man Who Built Adonis Creed

With "Creed II" set to hit theaters, Michael B. Jordan's trainer, Corey Calliet, tells us what it takes to build a Rocky-worthy physique, what Stallone himself thought of his work, and the long road he travelled to become Hollywood's go-to trainer. November 20, 2018 5 min read
10 Mechanical Dropsets for Muscle Gain
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10 Mechanical Dropsets for Muscle Gain

If you're after max gains, add mechanical dropsets to your bag of intensity-building tricks before heading to the gym. November 13, 2018 6 min read
Heavy Bench Day? You Need Mark Bell's Self-Unrack Guide
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Heavy Bench Day? You Need Mark Bell's Self-Unrack Guide

The best bench pressers don't get by with sketchy unracks or bad spotters. Learn how to set yourself up for big numbers with simple steps from the SuperTraining king himself, Mark Bell. November 08, 2018 2 min read
Essential Gym Hacks For Big Guys
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Essential Gym Hacks For Big Guys

A few simple technique and programming tweaks can mean a world of difference for big-bodied lifters. Press and pull this way, and you'll never look back! November 01, 2018 5 min read
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Ask the Ageless Lifter: What Strength Standard Should I Aim For?
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Ask the Ageless Lifter: What Strength Standard Should I Aim For?

There's no shortage of goals you can aim for on classic lifts. But should you? Here's the unvarnished truth from the strongest 50-something coach in the biz! November 01, 2018 3 min read
Who Does UFC Fighter Sage Northcutt Think He Is?
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Who Does UFC Fighter Sage Northcutt Think He Is?

MMA star Sage Northcutt might be considered a square in the world of octagons, but he's a prophet to the coming shape of the UFC. October 30, 2018 8 min read
Which Jim Stoppani
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Which Jim Stoppani "Shortcut" Training Program Is Right For You?

Jim Stoppani, Ph.D., has dedicated his career to helping people be the best they can be. His three "Shortcut" programs on Bodybuilding.com get you results quickly, but safely. But is one better for you than another? October 25, 2018 3 min read
Meg Squats Steps Up To The Platform
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Meg Squats Steps Up To The Platform

On the eve of her biggest comp of the year, the YouTube star and devotee of the heavy lifting life talks with us about prep, protein bars, and how good it feels to buckle down and say no to distraction. October 12, 2018 6 min read
The Best Way To Bring Up Lagging Body Parts
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The Best Way To Bring Up Lagging Body Parts

To create a balanced bodybuilder physique, you need to understand why some of your muscles are not as developed as others, choose exercises that target these weaker muscles, and then do those exercises a lot, at least at first. October 01, 2018 4 min read
Bodybuilding.com Awards 2018: Brand of the Year
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Bodybuilding.com Awards 2018: Brand of the Year

What supplement company are you trusting most with your gains this year? Here's what you said. September 17, 2018 1 min read
Bodybuilding.com Awards 2018: All Access Program of the Year
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Bodybuilding.com Awards 2018: All Access Program of the Year

What's the best online fitness program? Here are the ones you told us you've loved the most and had the best results from this year! September 17, 2018 3 min read
Beach Built: The 9 Best Training Moves From Muscle Beach
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Beach Built: The 9 Best Training Moves From Muscle Beach

Launch your own golden age of muscle-building by mastering these essentials of outdoor training. Hit them hard, and they might be all you need! August 31, 2018 6 min read
Meet The Powerlifting Grandma, And Train Like Her!
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Meet The Powerlifting Grandma, And Train Like Her!

The weight room's newest superhero doesn't wear a cape, or even a stringer tank. It's Meg Squats starring as the powerlifting grandma, who's blowing minds and burying stereotypes one heavy rep at a time! August 17, 2018 1 min read
True Confessions Of A Personal Trainer
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True Confessions Of A Personal Trainer

Al Kavadlo isn't just a bodyweight specialist. He's a personal trainer with 15 years in the trenches. Here are three hard truths he's learned along the way! August 14, 2018 4 min read
The Brute Strength Showdown: Bodybuilding Versus CrossFit, Olympic Lifting, And Powerlifting
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The Brute Strength Showdown: Bodybuilding Versus CrossFit, Olympic Lifting, And Powerlifting

Watch Bodybuilding.com athlete Lawrence Ballenger go head-to-head against elite strength athletes in this unique and hilarious gauntlet of strength and athleticism! August 13, 2018 1 min read
Podcast Episode 49: Abel Albonetti on How He Earned (and keeps) Those Abs
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Podcast Episode 49: Abel Albonetti on How He Earned (and keeps) Those Abs

Fitness model Abel Albonetti stops by to share his fitness story and give some insight into training a certain muscle group he gets asked about constantly. August 06, 2018 47 min read
4 Ways to Reduce Your Recovery Time
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4 Ways to Reduce Your Recovery Time

Follow these recovery-speeding habits and gain a huge advantage in your training. August 06, 2018 6 min read
4 Time-Tested Strategies To Boost Your Bench!
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4 Time-Tested Strategies To Boost Your Bench!

The bench press is the standard of strength. If you want to start adding plates, work these four techniques into your plan. August 02, 2018 3 min read
Power Up Your Mind-Muscle Connection For Greater Gains
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Power Up Your Mind-Muscle Connection For Greater Gains

To build maximum muscle, you must know how to establish a connection between your mind and your muscles. These tricks and tips will up your mental game and help you get the most from every lift. July 27, 2018 4 min read
Kick Cardio To The Curb. Do Conditioning Like This Instead.
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Kick Cardio To The Curb. Do Conditioning Like This Instead.

Sorry to burst your bubble, but the reason 90 percent of you are on the treadmill is both wrong and ineffective. That goes for HIIT, too! Stop wasting your time, and start maximizing your results with this simple protocol. July 25, 2018 7 min read
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