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3 Machines To Build A Chest Like A Roman Breastplate

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!
Last Updated: 2017-11-21 09:48:58.0

The 12-Exercise Leg Workout For Maximum Gains

The 12-Exercise Leg Workout For Maximum Gains

If you want well-proportioned, balanced, and strong legs, NutraBio-sponsored athlete Anthony LaVigne has the perfect workout for you. Warning: You may need a walker to get from the gym to your car after this one.
Last Updated: 2017-11-17 13:49:44.0

Rapid-Fire Upper-Body Workout

Rapid-Fire Upper-Body Workout

If you're short on time but determined to still get in a full upper-body session, NLA for Her-sponsored athlete and IFBB Bikini pro Amy Updike has the perfect workout for you!
Last Updated: 2017-11-17 13:50:10.0

6 Ways To Get More Energized For Your Workouts

6 Ways To Get More Energized For Your Workouts

Some days you just want to slack off and tell yourself that you're just too beat to work out. Before you head for the sofa, try one or more of these quick energy-boosting techniques to get you back on track.
Last Updated: 2017-11-17 13:51:01.0

A Thanksgiving That Won't Make You Fat

A Thanksgiving That Won't Make You Fat

Here it comes folks: the holiday that kicks off what could turn into a three-month, non-stop food marathon. But you're not going to let that happen, right?
Last Updated: 2017-11-17 13:50:38.0

4 Physique-Friendly Breakfast Recipes

4 Physique-Friendly Breakfast Recipes

Chow down on these delicious high-protein meals any time of day to build muscle, stay lean, and stick with your macro-friendly meal plan!
Last Updated: 2017-11-17 10:14:38.0

3 Yoga Poses To Relieve Tight Hamstrings

3 Yoga Poses To Relieve Tight Hamstrings

When it comes to the hamstrings, simply stretching isn't enough. Yoga is the answer! Build range of motion and overcome limitations with these three classic poses.
Last Updated: 2017-11-15 16:01:25.0

Get Huge On $100 A Week With Derek Lunsford!

Get Huge On $100 A Week With Derek Lunsford!

Food shopping when you're a bodybuilder can get really expensive, really fast. But IFBB pro and Animal-sponsored athlete Derek Lunsford shows you how to shop smart and minimize your costs.
Last Updated: 2017-11-14 14:32:37.0

The Shoulder Workout That Overcomes Any Training Plateau

The Shoulder Workout That Overcomes Any Training Plateau

Stuck in a rut on the road to bigger and better shoulders? Abel Albonetti offers a hard-hitting, high-volume workout to break the stalemate and pump up your delts!
Last Updated: 2017-11-14 16:56:56.0

6 Gym Moves Guaranteed To Make You More Athletic

6 Gym Moves Guaranteed To Make You More Athletic

Athletic performance requires a combination of strength, power, endurance, and a whole lot more. These exercises will help you prepare for success no matter what the turf.
Last Updated: 2017-11-16 13:18:38.0

10 Ways To Stay Fit This Fall!

10 Ways To Stay Fit This Fall!

When the sofa and a hot beverage are calling you to put the workout equipment away and hibernate, try these tips and tricks to re-energize your fitness program for the months ahead.
Last Updated: 2017-11-13 11:14:33.0

4 Arm Strategies Doomed To Fail

4 Arm Strategies Doomed To Fail

Want big arms? Sometimes it's as much about what you avoid in the weight room as what you focus on. To grow massive biceps and defined triceps, avoid these four doomed arm strategies!
Last Updated: 2017-11-13 10:13:43.0

5 Training Rights You Have To Earn

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!
Last Updated: 2017-11-10 14:48:18.0

Chef Robert Irvine: Grilled Asian Chicken Wings

Chef Robert Irvine: Grilled Asian Chicken Wings

Love sharing a plate of delicious and spicy chicken wings while watching the game? Chef Robert Irvine has the perfect grilled chicken wing recipe to keep your calories in check without sacrificing flavor.
Last Updated: 2017-11-10 14:50:45.0

3 Reasons And 3 Ways To Eat Cottage Cheese

3 Reasons And 3 Ways To Eat Cottage Cheese

Want a food that can sculpt your muscles, strengthen your bones, and keep your metabolism revving? Learn why cottage cheese belongs in your fridge!
Last Updated: 2017-11-09 15:14:00.0

5 Flavorful Ways To Prepare Protein-Packed Lentils

5 Flavorful Ways To Prepare Protein-Packed Lentils

If lentils aren't a regular part of your diet, you're missing out on a food that is healthy in more ways than one. Affordable and easy to prepare, this simple legume can add complexity to a boring diet.
Last Updated: 2017-11-09 15:12:52.0

Ask The Super Strong Guy: Should I Bench Press The Bar In A Straight Line?

Ask The Super Strong Guy: Should I Bench Press The Bar In A Straight Line?

You may think you're performing the bench press correctly, but if you're lifting the bar straight up, you're missing the boat on a bigger PR.
Last Updated: 2017-11-09 15:11:02.0

Craig Capurso's Ultimate Chest Workout

Craig Capurso's Ultimate Chest Workout

In this chest workout, Craig Capurso takes you through eight exercises and a variety of different lifting modalities such as Tabata, cluster sets, AMRAP, and ascending rep ranges!
Last Updated: 2017-11-08 15:45:40.0

The Best Workout For Building Massive Quads

The Best Workout For Building Massive Quads

Massive, defined quads deserve a workout all their own, which is exactly what MusclePharm-sponsored athlete Larry Edwards delivers in this killer quad workout.
Last Updated: 2017-11-07 14:18:56.0

Your Expert Guide To Whey Protein

Your Expert Guide To Whey Protein

Whey is one of the best supplements for helping you build muscle and lose fat. Here's what makes it so powerful.
Last Updated: 2017-11-07 14:19:53.0

When To Use Intensity Boosters In Your Workouts

When To Use Intensity Boosters In Your Workouts

Learn when you should incorporate dropsets, rest-pause, and other intensity boosters into your workouts so you can maximize results!
Last Updated: 2017-11-07 14:19:33.0

Master The 4 Rules Of Back Specialization

Master The 4 Rules Of Back Specialization

Whether you're stepping onstage, chasing bigger numbers, or rounding out your physique, if you want a big back, you'd better know the rules for building one.
Last Updated: 2017-11-06 16:58:55.0

Your Expert Guide To Theacrine

Your Expert Guide To Theacrine

Want a way to boost your energy and focus without all the jittery side effects of caffeine? Look for this ancient Chinese ingredient in your workout products.
Last Updated: 2017-11-14 13:37:14.0

8 Ways To Squat More At Your Next Workout

8 Ways To Squat More At Your Next Workout

Whether you're out to add muscle or gain pure strength, IFBB Pro Santi Aragon has some good advice on how to get, and grow, the perfect squat.
Last Updated: 2017-11-03 11:40:41.0

3 Healthy Cooking Methods You Shouldn't Overlook

3 Healthy Cooking Methods You Shouldn't Overlook

There are plenty of ways to cook up healthy, flavorful food. Grilling and sautéing are popular go-to cooking styles, but don't forget these tried-and-true alternatives.
Last Updated: 2017-11-02 09:32:15.0

6 Insanely Delicious Protein Breakfast Recipes

6 Insanely Delicious Protein Breakfast Recipes

Who needs eggs or bacon when you can cook up these protein-packed pancakes and waffles? With creamy nut and chocolate toppings, these flapjacks will make you flip.
Last Updated: 2017-11-02 14:56:35.0

4 Reasons You Should Be Doing Whole-Body Training

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.
Last Updated: 2017-10-31 13:24:40.0

Meet Brooke Wells: A Real-Life Superwoman

Meet Brooke Wells: A Real-Life Superwoman

Learn how elite CrossFit athlete Brook Wells eats, trains, and lives to perform.
Last Updated: 2017-11-01 09:41:23.0

7 Outstanding Meal-Prep Recipes

7 Outstanding Meal-Prep Recipes

Meal prep recipes vary based on fitness goals and food preferences, but if you're looking for solutions that take you from morning to night, you can't beat these breakfast, lunch, and dinner basics.
Last Updated: 2017-10-30 16:26:33.0

The 4 Best Leg-Builders You've Been Skipping

The 4 Best Leg-Builders You've Been Skipping

You do squats, leg presses, extensions, and a few leg curls, but skipping these other four moves might be the reason you're not satisfied with your leg progress!
Last Updated: 2017-10-30 16:26:07.0



2017 Holiday Gift Guide

2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Take the stress out of gift giving! The editors of Bodybuilding.com have gathered the best holiday gifts for fitness fans all in one place. Add a few to your own Christmas list while you're at it!
Last Updated: 2017-11-14 15:17:00.0

Podcast Episode 31: Brandan Fokken's Wild Fitness Journey

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.
Last Updated: 2017-11-21 09:50:12.0

Podcast Episode 30: Bikini Redefined With Amy Updike

Podcast Episode 30: Bikini Redefined With Amy Updike

IFBB Bikini Pro and fitness model Amy Updike talks tats, nursing, implants, and how CrossFit inspired her to take up bikini competitions.
Last Updated: 2017-11-21 09:49:43.0

Podcast Episode 29: Kris Gethin Crosses The Finish Line

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!
Last Updated: 2017-11-01 18:32:39.0

Mission: Possible 16-Week Challenge

Mission: Possible 16-Week Challenge

If you’ve thought that it’s impossible for you to lose weight and carve the body you’ve dreamed about, you’ve joined the right challenge. Possible Pat is here to guide you through the next 16 weeks and open your eyes to how you can transform your life — forever.
Last Updated: 2017-11-20 09:05:40.0

Podcast Episode 28: Old-School Training Wisdom From Julian

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.
Last Updated: 2017-10-02 14:33:18.0

Your Guide to the Ultimate Chest

Your Guide to the Ultimate Chest

Get bigger. Get stronger. And finish each workout with the pump of your life.
Last Updated: 2017-10-05 06:37:41.0

Your 4-Week Plan For Guaranteed Fat Loss

Your 4-Week Plan For Guaranteed Fat Loss

This isn't the same old miserable fat-loss plan. Lift, eat right, burn, and blow everyone's mind!
Last Updated: 2017-10-04 13:29:19.0

Podcast Episode 27: 'Possible' Pat Takes the Stage

Podcast Episode 27: 'Possible' Pat Takes the Stage

In his second visit to the podcast, the weight-loss icon Pat Brocco tells us about his first time competing onstage after losing over 300 pounds. He's also helping lead a unique new weightloss challenge for Bodybuilding.com that his fans need to know about!
Last Updated: 2017-09-20 08:52:12.0

Podcast Episode 26: Sadik Hadzovic on Training and Napping Like a Champ

Podcast Episode 26: Sadik Hadzovic on Training and Napping Like a Champ

One of the world's great bodybuilders stops by to talk competition, the perfect muscle-building sleep schedule, and protein doughnuts.
Last Updated: 2017-09-21 16:13:05.0

FST-7 Big And Ripped: Phase 1 Overview

FST-7 Big And Ripped: Phase 1 Overview

In this phase of Hany Rambod's latest trainer, you'll eat big, lift heavy, and test your limits from day one. To survive and thrive, you'll need to train, eat, and supplement right. Here's everything you need to know!
Last Updated: 2017-10-17 08:42:06.0

FST-7 Big And Ripped Essentials: Upper Body

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.
Last Updated: 2017-09-18 11:08:58.0

FST-7 Big And Ripped Essentials: Lower Body

FST-7 Big And Ripped Essentials: Lower Body

What works for the upper body works for the lower body. Get big quads and ripped hamstrings by applying these FST-7 training concepts to your quads, hams, and calves!
Last Updated: 2017-09-01 06:10:47.0

The Right Way To Lift For Your Age, At Any Age

The Right Way To Lift For Your Age, At Any Age

If you're 20, 40, 60, or "decline to answer," you need to lift—and do it right. Here's an elite strength coach's guide to making your reps pay off in the form of a better body and a better life!
Last Updated: 2017-09-28 09:05:07.0

Your 4-Step Nutritional Gainz Plan

Your 4-Step Nutritional Gainz Plan

A normal approach to nutrition will leave you under fueled to maximize muscle growth during this high-volume blitz of a workout. Fortunately, Anthony LaVigne shows how to get all the energy and nutrients you need for some major gains!
Last Updated: 2017-09-26 10:05:17.0

Your 4-Week Plan For Guaranteed Muscle Growth!

Your 4-Week Plan For Guaranteed Muscle Growth!

As any natural bodybuilder knows, you've got to lift some serious weight for serious volume to pack the kind of muscles you'll see on Anthony "Ant Gainz" LaVigne. Luckily, the man himself is here to share his complete plan to get you going.
Last Updated: 2017-09-01 10:31:19.0

IIFYM Vs. Keto Vs. WTF?!

IIFYM Vs. Keto Vs. WTF?!

Educate yourself on today's popular diets to make sure that you're thinning your waistline and not your wallet!
Last Updated: 2017-09-06 11:00:46.0

Two 9-Minute Arm Workouts You Can Do Anywhere

Two 9-Minute Arm Workouts You Can Do Anywhere

There are situations in life where the best you can hope for is a good pump in a short time. Make it a great one with these two brief routines using minimum equipment.
Last Updated: 2017-08-31 10:51:52.0

How To Get Strong In 2-3 Days A Week

How To Get Strong In 2-3 Days A Week

In three words, this plan is simple, strong, and effective. You crush the big lifts each session, then bro out for 15 minutes before heading back to real life. What could be better?
Last Updated: 2017-08-29 09:19:55.0

FST-7 Big And Ripped: Phase 2 Overview

FST-7 Big And Ripped: Phase 2 Overview

You've spent four weeks building size and strength. Now, everything changes. Get shredded while still maintaining your strength gain, and achieve your ultimate physique!
Last Updated: 2017-10-27 17:10:25.0

FST-7 Big And Ripped: 8 Weeks To An Olympia-Winning Physique

FST-7 Big And Ripped: 8 Weeks To An Olympia-Winning Physique

In the world of elite bodybuilding, Hany Rambod needs no introduction. He's coached every Mr. Olympia since 2009, and plenty of other champs along the way—including reigning four-time Physique Olympia winner Jeremy Buendia. The question isn't whether Rambod's FST-7 system is good enough for you. It's whether you're good enough for his program.
Last Updated: 2017-11-16 11:23:05.0

Podcast Episode 25: Jim Stoppani on Daily Full-Body Training, Fasting, And More

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!
Last Updated: 2017-08-21 11:46:17.0

From Nice To Nasty: The 9-Week Texas Trap-Saw Massacre

From Nice To Nasty: The 9-Week Texas Trap-Saw Massacre

Mighty traps mark you as a serious lifter. They'll help you out in the gym—and the next time some dude gets in your face. Here's how to unleash these monster muscles.
Last Updated: 2017-08-17 09:13:39.0

Meet Your New Favorite Bis-and-Tris Swole Sesh

Meet Your New Favorite Bis-and-Tris Swole Sesh

Have a half-hour to spare? Don't drive by that gym. Run in and bust out this quick but brutal arm workout!
Last Updated: 2017-08-11 07:59:54.0

Sculpt Your Lower Body With Erin Stern!

Sculpt Your Lower Body With Erin Stern!

Carve your perfect quads, hams, glutes, and calves with this complete hip-to-toe program. Erin Stern provides all the cues, details, and workarounds to make it fit with your gym!
Last Updated: 2017-08-04 09:39:12.0

Podcast Episode 24: The Art of the Everyday Workout with Kizzito Ejam

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.
Last Updated: 2017-08-21 09:35:08.0

Cedric McMillan: How The Champ Builds His Shoulders In 4 Moves

Cedric McMillan: How The Champ Builds His Shoulders In 4 Moves

Cedric McMillan's perfect blend of size and symmetry made him a fan favorite for years, and finally an Arnold Classic champ in 2017. Now, he's willing to share what he's learned along the way. Here's this IFBB pro's in-depth guide to building world-class delts!
Last Updated: 2017-08-04 09:37:19.0

Prepare Yourself. It's Animal Chest Day!

Prepare Yourself. It's Animal Chest Day!

This is simple, strong lifting at its finest, presented by two of the giants of modern bodybuilding. Watch, learn, and grow.
Last Updated: 2017-07-31 10:10:41.0

Chisel Your Chest From Top To Bottom!

Chisel Your Chest From Top To Bottom!

If you're serious about your upper body, you need this workout in your arsenal. You'll move heavy weight, thrash every muscle fiber, chase high volume, and leave the gym with nothing left!
Last Updated: 2017-07-31 10:53:12.0

Podcast Episode 23: Charles Staley - How to Lift to Stay Strong and Healthy at Any Age!

Podcast Episode 23: Charles Staley - How to Lift to Stay Strong and Healthy at Any Age!

Strength coach Charles Staley offers up his hard-earned wisdom about how to balance strength, body composition, and overall health as the years go by. From programming to choosing movements to flexible dieting, he touches on everything you need to know to plan out your lifting life!
Last Updated: 2017-08-21 09:40:52.0