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Training Outdoors: What You Need To Know To Prevent Disaster

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.
Last Updated: 2017-06-22 16:09:56.0

6 High-Protein Snacks For Your Summer Road Trip

6 High-Protein Snacks For Your Summer Road Trip

It's not just your car that deserves high-performance fuel when you hit the road to adventure. This summer, skip the gas station beef jerky and whip up your own protein-packed snacks.
Last Updated: 2017-06-22 16:55:55.0

Flex Comics Volume 4

Flex Comics Volume 4

Fitness is no laughing matter—or is it? Flex Comics take the "serious" out of "serious gainz." Be warned: You just might recognize yourself in one of these funnies!
Last Updated: 2017-06-22 16:11:40.0

3 Protein-Rich Mug Cakes

3 Protein-Rich Mug Cakes

Convenience has never tasted this good. Whip up these guilt-free desserts in minutes!
Last Updated: 2017-06-21 16:24:30.0

4 Arm Exercises Even The Pros Fear

4 Arm Exercises Even The Pros Fear

It ain't about the size of the car you drive, it's all about the size of the arm hanging out the window! If you have the will to make gains in arm size and strength, this article shows you the way.
Last Updated: 2017-06-21 16:25:00.0

Are DNA-Based Hyper-Personalized Meal Plans Right For You?

Are DNA-Based Hyper-Personalized Meal Plans Right For You?

Dieting is no fun and rarely brings lasting results. There must be a better way! Emerging companies think that hyper-personalized meal plans might just be the key to good health.
Last Updated: 2017-06-20 16:10:48.0

Chris Dropped 12 Sizes And Got His Old Energy Back

Chris Dropped 12 Sizes And Got His Old Energy Back

It took Chris Childers a while to notice the impact his sedate lifestyle and junk-food diet were having on the way he looked and felt. Now he's back in shape and hiking again with his son.
Last Updated: 2017-06-20 15:00:27.0

The 6 Grittiest Back Exercises You're Not Doing

The 6 Grittiest Back Exercises You're Not Doing

Take your back training to the next level with these lifter-tested, coach-approved variations. Get bigger, stronger, and wider, and never look back!
Last Updated: 2017-06-20 14:57:04.0

The Do's And Don'ts Of Fat-Grip Training

The Do's And Don'ts Of Fat-Grip Training

Looking to add fat-grip training to the mix? It can be a game changer, but you have to do it right. Here are the best ways to use fat grips for bigger arms, grip strength, and even to build your back!
Last Updated: 2017-06-19 14:35:09.0

12 Reasons To Meditate And 3 Steps To Get Started

12 Reasons To Meditate And 3 Steps To Get Started

Over the years, meditation has gone from a fringe activity to part of the mainstream, improving people's ability to deal with everything from depression to dieting. It's powerful and easy to learn!
Last Updated: 2017-06-19 14:39:40.0

Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 7

Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 7

After six weeks of practicing every swimming drill in the book, Kris and Sunshine enter an open water swim competition for the first time. Will they power to the beach or struggle to keep their heads above water?
Last Updated: 2017-06-19 14:30:21.0

4-Minute Muscle: Jim Stoppani's Brutal Full-Body Workout

4-Minute Muscle: Jim Stoppani's Brutal Full-Body Workout

Use this method for a different approach to your training that sparks intensity and helps you break through plateaus. This full-body routine will torch body fat and build solid muscle.
Last Updated: 2017-06-19 11:05:04.0

Chef Robert Irvine: Vegetables 3 Ways

Chef Robert Irvine: Vegetables 3 Ways

Veggies don't have to be boring! Chef Robert Irvine has three amazing recipes that will turn your vegetable dishes into superstars.
Last Updated: 2017-06-19 11:05:51.0

Jim Stoppani Comes Home To Bodybuilding.com

Jim Stoppani Comes Home To Bodybuilding.com

It's happened! One of the world's great authorities on muscle building has once again joined forces with Bodybuilding.com in an exciting new partnership. The real beneficiary? It's you!
Last Updated: 2017-06-20 10:07:00.0

Kris Gethin: Man of Iron, Nutrition Plan

Kris Gethin: Man of Iron, Nutrition Plan

The unique nature of the Man of Iron training program requires an equally unique nutrition plan. Kris Gethin's approach blends traditional and individualized diet principles to grow bigger, faster, and more athletic!
Last Updated: 2017-06-15 12:09:39.0

You'll Laugh. You'll Cry. You'll Make Amazing Protein Ice Cream.

You'll Laugh. You'll Cry. You'll Make Amazing Protein Ice Cream.

This hilarious video from the one and only Buff Dudes will teach you how to be human again…and also make protein ice cream. Really, really good ice cream. What are you waiting for? Watch, learn, and evolve.
Last Updated: 2017-06-20 10:14:54.0

7 Insider Tips To Build Your Ultimate Forearms!

7 Insider Tips To Build Your Ultimate Forearms!

If you've given up on having bigger forearms, you've come to the right place. Learn the insider secrets to having your forearms match the rest of your physique.
Last Updated: 2017-06-15 16:53:12.0

If You're Not Taking Creatine, What Are You Waiting For?

If You're Not Taking Creatine, What Are You Waiting For?

Creatine is already the most widely studied (and praised) supplement on the market, and for good reason. The International Society of Sports Nutrition just announced it can increase HIIT performance by 10-20 percent. Find out what else it can do for you!
Last Updated: 2017-06-15 16:53:37.0

Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For June 2017

Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Things For June 2017

Shake up your hydration, spice up your meal prep, swing upside down, and "like" something you already love. We've got everything you didn't know your fit life needed!
Last Updated: 2017-06-14 16:19:48.0

How The Rock Makes A 275-Pound Bench Go A Long Way

How The Rock Makes A 275-Pound Bench Go A Long Way

What you can do with a heavy non-max weight says far more about you as a lifter than any single-rep max. Need further proof? Look at what The Rock does with his bench press, and see if you can match it!
Last Updated: 2017-06-15 13:49:18.0

The 8 Essentials Of Competition Prep

The 8 Essentials Of Competition Prep

Are you getting ready for your first show? Make sure you've nailed down these necessities before your big debut. Miss just one and you'll regret it!
Last Updated: 2017-06-15 17:51:53.0

The Shoulder-Training Mistake You Can't Get Away With

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.
Last Updated: 2017-06-13 17:21:32.0

How To Get Strong Using Just Your Body!

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!
Last Updated: 2017-06-12 16:09:51.0

The Simplest Way to Keep Moving Up In Weight

The Simplest Way to Keep Moving Up In Weight

Wondering when it's time to go heavier, and how much weight to add to the bar? Don't guess and risk getting it wrong. Follow this rock-solid system!
Last Updated: 2017-06-12 16:10:54.0

Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 6

Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 6

After last week's deload, the volume and intensity in Kris' training go back up. Not coincidentally, both muscle soreness and his old injuries rear their ugly heads.
Last Updated: 2017-06-19 12:02:16.0

Bodybuilding Transformed: How Weight-Loss Competitors Are Reshaping The Sport

Bodybuilding Transformed: How Weight-Loss Competitors Are Reshaping The Sport

When a competitor undergoes a dramatic weight-loss transformation but lacks the chiseled physique and symmetrical perfection to win, do they still have a place on the bodybuilding stage?
Last Updated: 2017-06-09 18:55:00.0

8 Insider Tips To Build Your Ultimate Shoulders!

8 Insider Tips To Build Your Ultimate Shoulders!

What's the muscle group that has the biggest impact on your overall shape? It's the shoulders! But, building them the right way demands a plan.
Last Updated: 2017-06-09 15:59:27.0

How Do You Know When You've Warmed Up Enough?

How Do You Know When You've Warmed Up Enough?

The time you spend preparing for your workout is worth its weight in gold. But how long does that take, how do you know when you're there, and what does it get you?
Last Updated: 2017-06-09 15:59:52.0

Take Your Push-Up Skills From Beginner To Badass

Take Your Push-Up Skills From Beginner To Badass

This simple bodyweight move may not be as simple as you think. Calisthenics fanatic turned international fitness guru Ed Checo shows you the ins and outs of a classic exercise.
Last Updated: 2017-06-08 15:03:15.0

Improve Your Results With Smarter Fitness Tracking

Improve Your Results With Smarter Fitness Tracking

Breaking your reliance on those little totals on the screen may be exactly what you need to take control of your weight loss and see better results in your workouts.
Last Updated: 2017-06-08 15:04:02.0



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

Kica's Desire To Shape Up Led To This Amazing Transformation

Kica's Desire To Shape Up Led To This Amazing Transformation

Kica wasn't planning to enter his first competition, but was talked into it at the last minute. Now, he lives for the physique stage.
Last Updated: 2017-05-15 16:07:45.0

Celebrate International Chest Day With A Double Assault!

Celebrate International Chest Day With A Double Assault!

Only have time for one chest workout today? Make it this classic, from the man with one of the most iconic torsos of all time. Have time for two workouts? He's got you covered there, too.
Last Updated: 2017-05-15 15:55:09.0

The Bleacher Workout That Will Torch Your Legs And Lungs

The Bleacher Workout That Will Torch Your Legs And Lungs

This antigravity workout isn't for the faint of heart. But, if you're ready to take your training to the next level, why not get there by taking the stairs?
Last Updated: 2017-05-15 15:51:20.0

Podcast Episode 18: The Buff Dudes and the Eternal Journey for Gains

Podcast Episode 18: The Buff Dudes and the Eternal Journey for Gains

The clown princes of online fitness, aka Brandon and Hudson White, stop by to talk about their incredibly popular YouTube channel, their evolving approach to fitness education and satire, and their upcoming program and video series with Bodybuilding.com.
Last Updated: 2017-06-09 17:20:41.0

Build Ripped Triceps With This Routine!

Build Ripped Triceps With This Routine!

Building upper arm definition requires a clear, strategic approach. If you're looking to show the world your horseshoes, this is the workout you need!
Last Updated: 2017-05-09 14:57:42.0

3 Reasons And 3 Ways To Eat More Avocado

3 Reasons And 3 Ways To Eat More Avocado

Ah, the miraculous avocado! This fruit does a lot more than make a great guacamole; it can also improve your health. Learn how to choose the right avocado, then whip up one of these creamy recipes!
Last Updated: 2017-05-05 14:26:11.0

Triple The Gains From Your Weight Workout!

Triple The Gains From Your Weight Workout!

Get the benefits of training for strength, hypertrophy, and muscle endurance in this jack-of-all-trades 4x4 workout.
Last Updated: 2017-05-03 16:07:07.0

Jessica Learned To Love And Embrace Her Strong Body

Jessica Learned To Love And Embrace Her Strong Body

Even at her strongest, Jessica's body didn't look like that of a fitness model. It took years for her to learn that every body is different, and that hers was worth loving, too.
Last Updated: 2017-05-12 15:12:49.0

Podcast Episode 17: Kris Gethin - Meet the Man of Iron

Podcast Episode 17: Kris Gethin - Meet the Man of Iron

You may know Kris Gethin the bodybuilder, but Kris Gethin the ultra-endurance athlete? That's a new one. But not only is the master of pain training to do an Ironman triathlon, he's doing it in a fraction of the time that athletes usually take. In this episode, Kris talks with us about what will surely be a wild ride.
Last Updated: 2017-06-09 17:21:12.0

Protein Pow No-Bake Buckeyes

Protein Pow No-Bake Buckeyes

Do you really want to live without decadent dark chocolate and creamy peanut butter? By adding a protein punch to this classic combo, you'll never have to go hungry again!
Last Updated: 2017-06-19 17:33:38.0

4 New Ways To Blow Up Your Shoulders

4 New Ways To Blow Up Your Shoulders

High-volume shoulder training doesn't have to be built around the same old presses and raises. Kris Gethin and IFBB pro Leah Dolan lead you through a unique four-move routine that will definitely get your delts' attention!
Last Updated: 2017-05-01 14:32:56.0

10 Best-Tasting Ready-To-Drink Protein Shakes

10 Best-Tasting Ready-To-Drink Protein Shakes

Pop the top on some of the most delicious ready-to-drink protein shakes and waters on the market. Our readers are here to give you the lowdown on which ones should be in your gym bag!
Last Updated: 2017-04-25 17:01:26.0

The Twice-A-Week Plan For When Life Hits

The Twice-A-Week Plan For When Life Hits

Make no mistake: A couple of high-quality training sessions a week is far, far better than nothing at all. Use these two plans for two different life situations, and make the most of the time you have!
Last Updated: 2017-04-24 15:19:37.0

Podcast Episode 16: All About Caffeine - What Every Lifter Needs to Know

Podcast Episode 16: All About Caffeine - What Every Lifter Needs to Know

Fill up the cup and listen to Krissy Kendall, Ph.D. tell us everything we should know about the world's most popular drug. Are you trying to match your caffeine intake to your physique or training goals? Here's what you need to know!
Last Updated: 2017-06-09 17:23:11.0

Kris Gethin: Man of Iron

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.
Last Updated: 2017-06-23 13:18:37.0

Blow Up Stubborn Calves With These 3 High-Volume Routines

Blow Up Stubborn Calves With These 3 High-Volume Routines

Building the most stubborn of muscle groups requires different strategies and a pain-is-pleasure mindset. Here's how three top Bodybuilding.com athletes bend heaven and earth to grow their calves!
Last Updated: 2017-04-19 15:54:11.0

Our 10 Favorite Weight-Loss Products

Our 10 Favorite Weight-Loss Products

The next time a sugar craving hits, instead of reaching for a candy bar, try one of these customer-approved weight-loss products!
Last Updated: 2017-04-18 17:44:38.0

Podcast Episode 15: The Ins And Outs Of Ketogenic Dieting For Athletes - Part 2

Podcast Episode 15: The Ins And Outs Of Ketogenic Dieting For Athletes - Part 2

Welcome back to part 2 of our keto podcast with EAS athlete Jason Wittrock and Chief Science Officer for EAS Dr. Steve Hertzler. Today we dive into all things keto-adaptation!
Last Updated: 2017-04-17 21:12:45.0

14 Tips To Keep Your New Year's Resolutions On Track

14 Tips To Keep Your New Year's Resolutions On Track

These tips can help you stay on track when the lure of getting in shape dies off and you're ready to throw in the towel.
Last Updated: 2017-05-22 12:46:37.0

2017 Spring And Summer Gear Guide

2017 Spring And Summer Gear Guide

With the weather heating up and spring in full bloom, it's time for a brand-new Bodybuilding.com gear guide! Whether you're shopping for the bro in your life, the fit chick, the gym newbie—or you're just treating yourself—we've got recommendations that are sure to pique your interest.
Last Updated: 2017-04-19 10:52:10.0