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"Aaron Marino, better known as Alpha M, helps men around the world build style, strength, and substance. This is his plan to get your body where you want it to be, while also laying the foundation for a whole-life transformation. Be the total package and embrace total personal development. You'll get in, get out, and get the best workouts — and results — of your life."Alpha M's Tailored: 6 Weeks to Living Lean
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Get your burn on with this power workout from Scott Herman! Using nothing more than body weight and dumbbells, experience a full-body butt-kicker that builds crazy conditioning while helping burn fat and add muscle. It's an all-in-one powerhouse!
Got a pair of dumbbells? Then you can do this circuit! Build muscle, gain strength, and get ripped with Andy Speer's ultimate dumbbell circuit workout. Just don't let go until the end!
Anything is better than nothing, right? Sure, but when you're just starting out, adding in a few key training techniques can lay the groundwork for months or even years of progress. Here are three that need to be in your transformation toolbox!
"Building muscle is all about quality over quantity. On this plan you'll be eating enough calories to maintain a marginal surplus. There is no "free for all" on processed junk food because you want to gain weight—that'll just lead to becoming fat! Get ready, get prepared, and get growing."The Ultimate Kris Gethin Muscle-Building Meal Plan
To get big, you need to eat big. These 6 breakfast meals are clean, quick to prepare, full of protein, and will provide the calories you need to transform.
When you want to build muscle, it's up to you what quality of material you're going to do it with. Learn how the pros grow as you follow Evan Centopani through a day of eating for optimal muscle growth.
Casein before bed is a lifter's ritual that's been around for years, but there's a better way to prepare it than a shake. Enjoy Kris Gethin's favorite nighttime muscle-building treat!
"0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight, which is the United States government's recommended daily allowance, is far too low for lifters, athletes, and pretty much anyone who exerts themselves regularly."The Complete Guide to Protein
Meet the most important aminos not currently on your radar! These are the siblings of branched-chain amino acids who don't make the headlines, but should definitely make their way into your supplement arsenal.
Testosterone is the main hormone associated with muscle mass, strength gains, and libido. But that's far from the only thing it does in the body.
These out-of-the-box and out-of-this-world Pro JYM and Post JYM delicacies will ensure a full recovery after your most grueling training sessions. They'll put a smile on your face, too!
"As one-fifth of the tribe of Gronkowski brothers, Rob's earliest years of training took place in the homemade basement-turned-gym that Gordy built for the boys in his house. It was there, under the house, with the support of his brothers and the guidance of his dad, that he first learned to love exercise and understand that time spent with the iron would pay dividends on the gridiron."Eight Years In, Gronk Is Training For The Long Haul
Pawel Ladziak, a 35-year-old Polish fitness pro and personal trainer, is causing a sensation on Instagram by intentionally aging himself. His goal: to look as muscular and as old as he possibly can.
Look him up, and you'll see a researcher who has been involved in many foundational studies in strength and supplement research. But this Ph.D. is also a bodybuilder with three decades of competition under his belt.
James Nash cut alcohol and gained a cut physique in his quest for an addiction-free lifestyle.