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The Nutritional Keys To Staying Jacked After 40

The Nutritional Keys To Staying Jacked After 40

You can still earn impressive results in midlife and beyond, but it won't happen without making the right choices. Lift, eat like this, and you'll set yourself on the path to success!
Last Updated: 2017-12-15 15:04:11.0

3 Reasons And 3 Ways To Eat Healthy Chocolate

3 Reasons And 3 Ways To Eat Healthy Chocolate

Want an indulgent treat that won't blow up your diet? It turns out chocolate might be the ultimate cheat food for building a better body.
Last Updated: 2017-12-14 16:56:46.0

The DIY Yogurt Recipe You Didn't Know You Needed

The DIY Yogurt Recipe You Didn't Know You Needed

Why pay top dollar for pre-sweetened, store-bought yogurt when it's so simple to make this high-protein treat all by yourself?
Last Updated: 2017-12-14 16:57:08.0

Bodybuilding.com's Top 17 Articles Of 2017

Bodybuilding.com's Top 17 Articles Of 2017

These were the workouts, articles, and complete programs that gave our readers their biggest gains in 2017. As you plan out your next training goals, revisit the lifting year that was!
Last Updated: 2017-12-14 16:58:06.0

Not-So-EZ-Bar Arm Workout

Not-So-EZ-Bar Arm Workout

Shawn Stafford loves using the EZ-bar to train arms, but there's nothing even remotely "easy" about his actual workout. Get ready for some brutal supersets and skullcrushers!
Last Updated: 2017-12-14 16:57:37.0

The 25-Minute Holiday Damage Control Workout

The 25-Minute Holiday Damage Control Workout

You can perform this full-body burner in less than a half-hour anytime, anywhere. But it's designed by Kris Gethin, so don't expect it to be easy!
Last Updated: 2017-12-13 09:54:54.0

Build Massive Deltoids And Horseshoe Triceps

Build Massive Deltoids And Horseshoe Triceps

Learn how to be more efficient with your workout planning, and you can free up time to target body parts that could really use the attention!
Last Updated: 2017-12-13 11:40:58.0

The Perfect 15-Minute Ab Workout

The Perfect 15-Minute Ab Workout

Master the midsection in minutes with this all-over ab workout guaranteed to make those bricks pop and chisel your waistline in no time!
Last Updated: 2017-12-13 11:41:21.0

Your Blueprint For Building A Bigger Chest!

Your Blueprint For Building A Bigger Chest!

Who wants a huge chest? Everybody! Follow this 10-week plan to get the gorilla chest of your dreams.
Last Updated: 2017-12-13 14:39:30.0

8 Tips For Getting Crazy Ripped

8 Tips For Getting Crazy Ripped

You've paid your dues to build some serious muscle. Now it's time to let those muscles show! What's the best way to lean down and get ripped?
Last Updated: 2017-12-13 15:21:24.0

This Montana Town Gave Its Children A Fighting Chance Through Strength

This Montana Town Gave Its Children A Fighting Chance Through Strength

Livingston, Montana, has seen some rough days that dented many residents' self-confidence—especially the younger ones. All it took was some sweat, tears, and iron to show them that people cared.
Last Updated: 2017-12-12 09:57:04.0

Shawn Perine, 1966 - 2017

Shawn Perine, 1966 - 2017

The bodybuilding world loses an influential writer, editor, and tireless advocate for the fit lifestyle.
Last Updated: 2017-12-12 14:31:32.0

How To Party Through The Holidays Without Getting Fat

How To Party Through The Holidays Without Getting Fat

If you're worried about holiday celebrations leaving you with a Santa-sized gut, worry no more. All it takes is some planning, a little restraint, and the rest of these insider tips to have fun and still stay fit this season.
Last Updated: 2017-12-12 16:58:23.0

Your Ultimate Guide To Iron Supplements

Your Ultimate Guide To Iron Supplements

Iron is an important mineral for health and fitness. Here's why it can be dangerous to get too little, or too much.
Last Updated: 2017-12-12 16:58:55.0

The 5 Best Machines To Maximize Arm Growth

The 5 Best Machines To Maximize Arm Growth

Here are the five best arm machines you can use to take advantage of your gym's equipment selection, mix up your workouts, and build bigger muscles in your upper arms.
Last Updated: 2017-12-11 10:49:53.0

Core Exercises Missing From Your Training Routine

Core Exercises Missing From Your Training Routine

Is your core training paying off in strength and athleticism, or is it all show? Include these moves to take your abs to the next level in both performance and definition!
Last Updated: 2017-12-11 13:40:26.0

Unlock Shoulder Growth This Month!

Unlock Shoulder Growth This Month!

Superhero shoulders can be yours, but you've got to work the angles. Use this powerful pair of shoulder-building workouts to unleash your growth potential in just four weeks!
Last Updated: 2017-12-08 14:15:49.0

How Top Athletes Meal Prep For Success

How Top Athletes Meal Prep For Success

If yet another Sunday spent meal-prepping feels like a drag, take some inspiration from these athletes who've used their meal-prepping commitment as a stepping stone to success.
Last Updated: 2017-12-08 11:20:32.0

3 Warm-Up Hacks To Skyrocket Your Strength

3 Warm-Up Hacks To Skyrocket Your Strength

Warm-up time shouldn't feel like wasted time, so here are three ways to not just warm up, but fire up for greater gains.
Last Updated: 2017-12-07 14:44:35.0

Unlock Calf Growth With These 3 Exercises

Unlock Calf Growth With These 3 Exercises

If you've tried and failed to build your calves, kick-start lower-leg growth with these three moves!
Last Updated: 2017-12-07 14:32:30.0

7 Ways To Make Your Workouts More Hardcore

7 Ways To Make Your Workouts More Hardcore

Looking to test your limits and see what you can achieve in a single workout? These tips will show you how to push yourself just a little bit harder for greater gains.
Last Updated: 2017-12-07 15:50:07.0

Pump Up Your Training With Bands!

Pump Up Your Training With Bands!

If you travel frequently, have limited access to a gym, or simply prefer home workouts, bands are an inexpensive way to get a great workout in anywhere, anytime!
Last Updated: 2017-12-06 13:53:23.0

HIIT Training For Strength Athletes: Do It Without Losing Gains

HIIT Training For Strength Athletes: Do It Without Losing Gains

Bodybuilders don't like the way cardio burns muscle tissue. But is there a way to use HIIT training to improve your fitness and your physique?
Last Updated: 2017-12-06 11:50:36.0

The Spark: James Holliman

The Spark: James Holliman

A little dad bod is cool, but when James Holliman's torso started looking like a group of dad bods, he knew it was time to get back to his good old ways.
Last Updated: 2017-12-05 15:13:22.0

Ask The Ageless Lifter: Is HIIT Too Intense?

Ask The Ageless Lifter: Is HIIT Too Intense?

High-intensity cardio is all the rage. But is it the all-upside, no-downside miracle that some fit people claim? Here's what you need to know, plus a surprising cardio solution that's hiding in plain sight.
Last Updated: 2017-12-01 15:45:39.0

Hunter Delfa's Sick Ab Workout

Hunter Delfa's Sick Ab Workout

Do these six ab exercises hard and fast, and the next day you'll need a rope to pull yourself out of bed.
Last Updated: 2017-12-01 15:45:05.0

Your Blueprint For Bigger Arms

Your Blueprint For Bigger Arms

If you want your arms to grow you've got to put them first. This workout will hit your arms so hard you'll have move up a shirt size or two!
Last Updated: 2017-11-30 09:50:35.0

Your Effective, Focused Triceps-Only Workout

Your Effective, Focused Triceps-Only Workout

You've spent hours doing curls, now it's time to build triceps to match. "Quad Guy" Julian Smith shows you everything you need to effectively target your triceps for definition and growth!
Last Updated: 2017-11-30 14:44:45.0

Stay On Track This Season With These 4 Protein Treats!

Stay On Track This Season With These 4 Protein Treats!

If you love holiday treats but hate the holiday weight gain, these festive protein desserts from Optimum Nutrition will help you keep your macros on track all season long.
Last Updated: 2017-11-29 10:46:35.0

Chef Robert Irvine: Vegetarian Burger

Chef Robert Irvine: Vegetarian Burger

Creating your own tasty, healthy, meat-free burger is easier than you think, thanks to Chef Robert Irvine's unique vegetarian twist on this classic.
Last Updated: 2017-11-29 16:14:55.0



Bench 300: Your 12-Week Plan

Bench 300: Your 12-Week Plan

When you want to earn a next-level bench, you need a next-level approach. Just do this program exactly as written and build serious upper-body strength!
Last Updated: 2017-12-15 11:19:27.0

The Total-Body Dumbbell Fix

The Total-Body Dumbbell Fix

Meet your new favorite workouts. All you need is two dumbbells, 30 minutes, and a towel. Get after it!
Last Updated: 2017-12-15 11:10:58.0

Jacked In 3: 4-Week Muscle-Building Plan

Jacked In 3: 4-Week Muscle-Building Plan

Serious muscle in just three sessions a week? Yes, its possible. This program could revolutionize your lifting life!
Last Updated: 2017-12-15 10:56:44.0

The 7-Day Six-Pack

The 7-Day Six-Pack

This is designed to be the only ab program you'll ever need. Do it on its own or with your current training, and be prepared to amaze yourself!
Last Updated: 2017-12-15 11:52:07.0

Podcast Episode 33: The Science of Physique Enhancement with Dr. Bill Campbell

Podcast Episode 33: The Science of Physique Enhancement with Dr. Bill Campbell

Researcher and "Physique Scientist" Dr. Bill Campbell, the head of the Physique Enhancement Laboratory at the University of South Florida, talks about two groundbreaking studies he's worked on regarding protein intake for women and flexible dieting, as well as the incredible science of strength training for fat-loss.
Last Updated: 2017-12-15 18:05:52.0

Podcast Episode 32: Cassandra Martin - Physique-Building by Old-School Lifting and... Construction Work?

Podcast Episode 32: Cassandra Martin - Physique-Building by Old-School Lifting and... Construction Work?

Cassandra Martin is known for serious muscles and heavy lifting on Instagram, but doesn't share much else in her posts. She and her husband Hunter stopped by to discuss how they train, how their work makes her stronger, and why she feels lifters should eat their way through a plateau.
Last Updated: 2017-11-29 12:40:16.0

Bodybuilding.com All Access

Bodybuilding.com All Access

Bodybuilding.com All Access is an exclusive subscription service that gives you access to over 45 expert-designed, gym-proven fitness plans.
Last Updated: 2017-12-15 12:40:23.0

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: 2017-12-01 10:57:47.0

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: 2017-12-13 11:29:14.0

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: 2017-12-17 23:52:42.0

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

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

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

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

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