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Jim Stoppani's Full-Body Giant-Set Program

Jim Stoppani's Full-Body Giant-Set Program

Experience giant-sized physique gains with a new twist on a classic training principle. You can follow Jim or build your own workouts with this template!
Last Updated: 2017-07-20 16:35:41.0

Everything You Know About Warming Up Is Wrong

Everything You Know About Warming Up Is Wrong

Static stretching and basic cardio are out. Dynamic stretching and workout-specific exercises are in. Use these tips to make the most of your next warm-up session.
Last Updated: 2017-07-20 16:17:54.0

You've Never Met A Lifter Like Yosef Brodsky

You've Never Met A Lifter Like Yosef Brodsky

He’s a dedicated lifter. He wants to bring club culture into the gym. He collects sci-fi inspired jewelry. And all he wants is to join your workout and maybe draw a small crowd.
Last Updated: 2017-07-20 16:17:21.0

5 Exercises To Remind You Exactly Where Your Core Is

5 Exercises To Remind You Exactly Where Your Core Is

Break free from the basics. Take your core training to the next level with these exercises.
Last Updated: 2017-07-20 16:15:35.0

Quick Recipe: Almond Butter Protein Pancakes

Quick Recipe: Almond Butter Protein Pancakes

Finally, a protein pancake with almost no carbs or fat. Get your flapjack freak on with this quick-as-you-please treat!
Last Updated: 2017-07-20 16:16:39.0

The Bodybuilder's Guide To Picking Dress Shirts

The Bodybuilder's Guide To Picking Dress Shirts

You can get through most of your daily life with nothing more than shorts and a T-shirt. But when it's time to look really good, you've got to up your game. Here's how.
Last Updated: 2017-07-19 10:36:09.0

NFL Pro Bowler Brian Orakpo's Upper-Body Workout

NFL Pro Bowler Brian Orakpo's Upper-Body Workout

A Herculean upper body is a job requirement for Tennessee Titan linebacker Brian Orakpo. But Brian doesn't spend all his time "clangin' and bangin'" at the gym. Check out his surprising outdoor upper-body routine.
Last Updated: 2017-07-19 10:35:36.0

Most Of You Are Foam Rolling Wrong. Here's How To Do It Right.

Most Of You Are Foam Rolling Wrong. Here's How To Do It Right.

A lot of people do it, but many don't know how or why. If you're looking to maximize the value you can receive from the fitness world's favorite accessory—and you should be—you owe it to yourself to read this article!
Last Updated: 2017-07-19 14:11:06.0

The No-Fuss, Build-Your-Own Ab Workout

The No-Fuss, Build-Your-Own Ab Workout

Choose your own ab-venture! Design your program by choosing exercises from this proven list of ab-targeting moves, and bring out every ripple of your scorching summer six-pack.
Last Updated: 2017-07-19 14:12:06.0

The Spark: LaDawn Latawiec

The Spark: LaDawn Latawiec

A family member joked about LaDawn's weight at Christmas, prompting a night of Netflix and food binging. Learn how she transformed her body and mind after hitting rock bottom.
Last Updated: 2017-07-19 14:13:53.0

The Other Curl: Get The Most Out Of Your Hamstring Training

The Other Curl: Get The Most Out Of Your Hamstring Training

Whether you want to build big, defined hamstrings or just build the strongest, most injury-resistant body possible, the lying hamstring curl is one exercise you need to master. Here's everything you need to know!
Last Updated: 2017-07-18 16:19:29.0

Chef Robert Irvine: Eggs 3 Ways

Chef Robert Irvine: Eggs 3 Ways

Turn this everyday protein staple into a dish you'll crave with these chef-approved recipes.
Last Updated: 2017-07-18 16:20:09.0

No-Guilt Peanut Butter Snacks

No-Guilt Peanut Butter Snacks

Don't let your sweet tooth guilt trip you out of enjoying the sweeter things in life! These easy-to-make treats will satisfy even the pickiest peanut butter connoisseur.
Last Updated: 2017-07-18 16:20:42.0

Ask The Ageless Lifter: Is Going Heavy A Young Man's Game?

Ask The Ageless Lifter: Is Going Heavy A Young Man's Game?

Anyone at any age can get stronger. But is 1RM strength worth the risk as time rolls on? An elite strength coach breaks it down.
Last Updated: 2017-07-20 12:30:52.0

Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 11

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.
Last Updated: 2017-07-14 19:22:02.0

Ladies, It's Time To Kiss Spot Reduction And Extreme Diets Goodbye

Ladies, It's Time To Kiss Spot Reduction And Extreme Diets Goodbye

If you're trying to starve yourself into a better body, you've got it all wrong. The path to a lean physique runs right through the kitchen.
Last Updated: 2017-07-17 15:35:40.0

The One Thing You Need To Do To Boost Your Big Lifts

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!
Last Updated: 2017-07-17 15:36:17.0

Going To The Beach This Weekend? Do This Chest and Arm Workout First!

Going To The Beach This Weekend? Do This Chest and Arm Workout First!

Temperatures won't be the only thing heating up the sand this weekend. Try this quick summer workout to get your chest and arms sizzling!
Last Updated: 2017-07-14 09:38:34.0

Cheat To Win: How Your Cheat Meal Can Help You Burn Fat

Cheat To Win: How Your Cheat Meal Can Help You Burn Fat

To cheat or not to cheat? And how big to go when you do cheat? The answer may surprise you. A cheat meal, done right, can actually help you burn more fat!
Last Updated: 2017-07-14 16:54:21.0

5 Delicious Side Dishes To Help You Lean Out

5 Delicious Side Dishes To Help You Lean Out

It's great to choose a healthy main protein source at summer barbeques, but unhealthy side dishes can still wreck your diet. Fortunately, you have options.
Last Updated: 2017-07-14 18:58:13.0

The 6 Grittiest Quad Moves You're Not Doing

The 6 Grittiest Quad Moves You're Not Doing

The same old routine got you down? Test your legs and your will against these six quad burners. Then call work to let them know you might need extra time to get out of bed tomorrow morning!
Last Updated: 2017-07-17 14:15:28.0

Rise And Shine: An Interview With Craig Ballantyne

Rise And Shine: An Interview With Craig Ballantyne

Canadian fitness expert and success coach Craig Ballantyne says waking up 15 minutes earlier than normal every morning may be just the thing you need to crush your loftiest goals in life. In other words: You snooze, you lose.
Last Updated: 2017-07-17 14:13:00.0

Everything You Know About Cooling Down Is Wrong

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.
Last Updated: 2017-07-17 14:12:09.0

This Real-Life, Bar-Bending Khaleesi Will Blow Your Mind!

This Real-Life, Bar-Bending Khaleesi Will Blow Your Mind!

Game of Thrones fans, are you ready for the Game of Iron? Amber Abweh is conquering the powerlifting world as Swoleesi!
Last Updated: 2017-07-13 18:54:33.0

How To Avoid The Latest CrossFit Injury Epidemic

How To Avoid The Latest CrossFit Injury Epidemic

A surprising number of athletes suffered the same serious injury at this year's CrossFit Games regionals. Could it have been avoided? Hell yes! Here's what went wrong, and how every lifter can bullet-proof themselves against it.
Last Updated: 2017-07-13 17:07:22.0

Don't Do High-Rep Squats, Deads, And Bench! Do These Instead

Don't Do High-Rep Squats, Deads, And Bench! Do These Instead

To build strength and size, you need both low reps and epic burnouts. But not all moves lend themselves to both approaches! Rather than risking life and limb under the bar, use these smart approaches!
Last Updated: 2017-07-13 17:11:04.0

Grow For Cheap With Kali Muscle

Grow For Cheap With Kali Muscle

Later, lobster. Bye, bye filet mignon. Save your dough and grow with this Kali Muscle-approved meal.
Last Updated: 2017-07-17 13:05:46.0

The Lifter's Guide To Stretching

The Lifter's Guide To Stretching

If you're still performing the quick series of pre-workout stretches you learned in elementary school, your flexibility routine is past due for an overhaul. Here's what you need to know.
Last Updated: 2017-07-17 14:06:35.0

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13 "Mind Over Metal" Workout Songs

When your energy and motivation are in the dumps, only the true metal masters can push you through your workout. Put away the R&B and let Ozzy and Anthrax fuel your reps.
Last Updated: 2017-07-13 10:39:19.0

Jim Stoppani's Power-Pyramid Workout Program

Jim Stoppani's Power-Pyramid Workout Program

Want to build strength and explosiveness, pack on muscle mass, and shred body fat in the most efficient way possible? Behold the power of Jim's Power-Pyramid training technique!
Last Updated: 2017-07-17 14:20:47.0



How Ne-Yo's Trainer Puts The Performer Through His Paces

How Ne-Yo's Trainer Puts The Performer Through His Paces

Ne-Yo doesn't just kill it onstage, he kills it in the gym, too. Find out how this star's trainer puts him through the paces to keep him fit and flexible.
Last Updated: 2017-07-17 15:35:05.0

There's Leg Day. Then There's Dorian Yates' Leg Day.

There's Leg Day. Then There's Dorian Yates' Leg Day.

How much damage do you think you can do in just 8 working sets? You're about to find out. Mentally prepare yourself, then leap into this classic lower-body routine from The Shadow himself!
Last Updated: 2017-07-20 17:33:45.0

Buff Dudes And The 9-Week Journey For The Goblet Of Gains: World 1

Buff Dudes And The 9-Week Journey For The Goblet Of Gains: World 1

Think you're ready to slay advanced foes and harness the power of magic powders? Not so fast, young one. First, you need to find your footing in training and eating right, and emerge victorious from your first boss battle.
Last Updated: 2017-07-17 17:12:24.0

Buff Dudes And The 9-Week Journey For The Goblet Of Gains: World 2

Buff Dudes And The 9-Week Journey For The Goblet Of Gains: World 2

The full-body training of World 1 has made you a force to be reckoned with. Now it's time to change your split, learn new lessons, and face down new adversaries in World 2!
Last Updated: 2017-07-17 17:15:26.0

Buff Dudes And The 9-Week Journey For The Goblet Of Gains: World 3

Buff Dudes And The 9-Week Journey For The Goblet Of Gains: World 3

You've made it! This is it: the final world. But it's also the most difficult one. Your strength, endurance, determination, and overall toughness will be tested in the fires of this dark, volcanic landscape.
Last Updated: 2017-07-19 08:46:37.0

Conquer A Crappy Gym With These 7 Creative Workouts

Conquer A Crappy Gym With These 7 Creative Workouts

If you've ever let an underequipped gym get in the way of your workout, you can stop now. With tips from several Optimum Nutrition sponsored athletes and a bit of creativity, you can always crush a good session.
Last Updated: 2017-07-12 13:10:26.0

Episode 22: Lee Constantinou, The Relentless Competitor

Episode 22: Lee Constantinou, The Relentless Competitor

WBFF pro bodybuilder Lee Constantinou went from lean martial artist to competitive bodybuilder in a matter of months, and has never looked back. He's taken to the stage 10 times in the past six years, and he shared his plan for how to get there, feel good doing it, and develop your crucial plan for afterward.
Last Updated: 2017-07-10 16:01:34.0

Buff Dudes And The 9-Week Journey For The Goblet Of Gains

Buff Dudes And The 9-Week Journey For The Goblet Of Gains

Not every quest is about rescuing some princess. Some are about hunting the most precious of treasures: sweet, sweet muscle gains. Across nine weeks and nine video game levels, the one and only Buff Dudes will help you transform your body, crush your goals, and develop an arsenal of techniques to keep you growing for years!
Last Updated: 2017-07-18 09:52:45.0

The Six-Pack Redefined

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.
Last Updated: 2017-07-12 10:35:31.0

Dylan Proved His Doubters Wrong By Going From 3XL To Extra Fit

Dylan Proved His Doubters Wrong By Going From 3XL To Extra Fit

On his mission to graduate from high school in better shape than he started, Dylan lost 100 pounds and gained heaps of confidence.
Last Updated: 2017-07-06 16:54:12.0

Craig Capurso's Ultimate Abs Workout

Craig Capurso's Ultimate Abs Workout

To build your ultimate abs, you've got to double down with a routine that makes your core cry. Here's how Craig Capurso does it.
Last Updated: 2017-07-06 16:54:25.0

The One-Month Six-Pack Program!

The One-Month Six-Pack Program!

Sculpt your perfect six-pack in just four weeks with this precise blend of dynamic core-strength work, punishing ab circuits, and fat-melting cardio!
Last Updated: 2017-07-06 16:53:43.0

How Six-Pack Nutrition Is A Different Beast Than Fitness Nutrition

How Six-Pack Nutrition Is A Different Beast Than Fitness Nutrition

Yes, you can live the fit life and have room for serious indulgence. But when shredded six-pack abs are in your sight, the game changes. Here's the approach you need.
Last Updated: 2017-07-06 16:53:57.0

The Full-Body Workout To Boost The Big Three Lifts

The Full-Body Workout To Boost The Big Three Lifts

Think specialized training is the only way to get stronger? Think again! Use this simple full-body routine to fill the gaps that the big lifts might miss, making your numbers on them stronger!
Last Updated: 2017-07-06 16:53:28.0

What the Hell Is the Difference Between a Sweet Potato and Yam, Anyway?

What the Hell Is the Difference Between a Sweet Potato and Yam, Anyway?

People confuse the two a lot, but there are some very interesting differences on both the inside and the outside of these two root vegetables.
Last Updated: 2017-07-17 14:31:40.0

The Ultimate Medicine-Ball Workout

The Ultimate Medicine-Ball Workout

All you need is a lightweight medicine ball to get a great workout that pushes your heart rate, hits on every muscle, and boosts your athleticism from all angles. Here's your routine, along with a complete guide to each movement!
Last Updated: 2017-07-17 14:33:23.0

Episode 21: From 600 Pounds to the Stage with

Episode 21: From 600 Pounds to the Stage with "Possible" Pat Brocco

Pat had been big forever—so big that he could gain 100 pounds in a little over a year and not even notice a difference. But then he turned his life around, one literal step at a time. On the verge of his first-ever competition, the star of Bodybuilding.com's popular YouTube series joins us to get real about life-changing transformations.
Last Updated: 2017-07-10 15:31:16.0

The Back Day Motivation You Didn't Know You Needed

The Back Day Motivation You Didn't Know You Needed

Few lifters can make a two-movement workout feel like must-see TV. But Evan Centopani can. Go deep into this elite bodybuilder's mind before your next training session!
Last Updated: 2017-06-26 15:54:14.0

Are You Tough Enough For Jamie Eason's Classic Back-And-Biceps Routine?

Are You Tough Enough For Jamie Eason's Classic Back-And-Biceps Routine?

Is your back and biceps routine no big deal? This one is. Test yourself against a classic routine from one of our favorite fitness icons!
Last Updated: 2017-06-23 15:20:37.0

Kris Gethin Is On The Starting Line!

Kris Gethin Is On The Starting Line!

This weekend, the Man of Iron is facing his first half-Ironman. Is he up to the task? Follow his progress here.
Last Updated: 2017-06-27 13:59:55.0

The 3 Hottest 5-Minute Workouts You Can Do!

The 3 Hottest 5-Minute Workouts You Can Do!

Do these follow-along sessions in the morning, on your lunch break, in your office, while your baby is napping, after dinner, or whenever works for you. You have no excuse!
Last Updated: 2017-06-19 14:36:58.0

Episode 20: The Weird, Gritty World of Contest Prep

Episode 20: The Weird, Gritty World of Contest Prep

Heather Eastman, a former NPC competitor, coach, and judge, as well as a content editor for Bodybuilding.com, joins the show as co-host and digs deep into show prep. Are you thinking about aiming for the stage and wondering if it's the right for you? Start here, and then decide.
Last Updated: 2017-06-19 18:08:19.0

5 Full-Body Circuits To Carve Out Six-Pack Abs

5 Full-Body Circuits To Carve Out Six-Pack Abs

These five sets of exercises go far beyond your typical ab workout. Learn how to build the abs you want, while strengthening the rest of your body, too!
Last Updated: 2017-06-12 16:38:31.0

Build A Chest That Could Stand In For Arnold. Literally.

Build A Chest That Could Stand In For Arnold. Literally.

Achieving pec development like Schwarzenegger in his prime is a bodybuilding dream for most. But for Brett Azar, it was his job! Here's how he did it.
Last Updated: 2017-05-31 16:21:10.0

Build A Chest That Stands Out From Every Angle!

Build A Chest That Stands Out From Every Angle!

Tired of the same old chest routine? This high volume, not-for-beginners chest workout gives you the ultimate pump you've been looking for.
Last Updated: 2017-06-19 14:23:33.0

Podcast Episode 19: How to Earn Your Best-Ever Back Squat

Podcast Episode 19: How to Earn Your Best-Ever Back Squat

In this info-packed episode, strength coach and doctor of physical therapy John Rusin, Ph.D., gives his step-by-step guide to earning your right to kneel before the throne of the so-called King of Lifts. Do these squat variations in this order, and do your back squat this way, and you'll never regret it!
Last Updated: 2017-06-09 17:20:06.0

Get Thicker And Wider: The Hardcore Chest-And-Back Workout

Get Thicker And Wider: The Hardcore Chest-And-Back Workout

When these two Animals hit the gym, they wear knee sleeves for elbow sleeves. To build that kind of upper-body mass, all you need is big volume, a big appetite, and a serious tolerance for pain.
Last Updated: 2017-06-01 17:01:03.0

5 No-Cook Recipes To Help You Beat The Heat!

5 No-Cook Recipes To Help You Beat The Heat!

Leave the stove for dead and beat the heat with these 5 delicious no-cook recipes. A full day of easy-to-prepare, high-protein meals is right here!
Last Updated: 2017-05-30 12:49:19.0

Supercharge Your Shoulders With This Weird Exercise

Supercharge Your Shoulders With This Weird Exercise

This unique but simple movement provides a targeted attack where you need it most. In just minutes, your shoulders will be stronger, safer, and ready for any pressing challenge!
Last Updated: 2017-05-23 14:57:05.0

Jessie Hilgenberg's Half-Hour Of Power Workout

Jessie Hilgenberg's Half-Hour Of Power Workout

Crunched for time? Make fitness fit with this quick, 30-minute workout.
Last Updated: 2017-05-23 15:42:18.0