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Jason Blaha's Ice Cream Fitness 5x5 Novice Program

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Full Body<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration12 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>3<p>Time Per Workout90 …

12 Boxing-Inspired Core Exercises for Rock-Solid Abs

You might find it surprising that boxing is one of the most complete, full-body workouts you can do. Your aerobic, anaerobic, and nervous system have …

3D Muscle: A 3 Day Drop Set Workout Program

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration4 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>3<p>Time Per Workout45-60 …

Tip: Do the Aipa Row

One row to build your back and biceps, boost your deadlift, and even improve your posture. Check it out.<p>The Row Iso Drag Curl (Aipa Row)<p>The row is a …

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Tip: Do This BEFORE Benching & You'll Lift Heavier

Prime your nervous system before bench pressing to unlock your strength potential. Here's how.<p>You're only as strong as your nervous system allows you …

Tip: Fix Your Shoulders, Bench Heavier

Fix your position and bench press without pain. Here's how.<p>Bring Back the Bench, Minus The Shoulder Pain<p>Since many lifters focus on mirror movements …

How to Hit a Triple Bodyweight Deadlift

The Smart Way to Pull a New PR<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Pick a deadlift variation that suits your anatomy. The one you choose depends on five …

5 Best Loading Schemes for Size & Strength

Set/Rep Methods for Maximal Gains<p>Want Size, Strength, or Both?<p>Here are five of the most effective loading schemes (sets, reps, and weight used) for …

Extreme Sports

12 Simple Strategies to Boost Your Bench Press (and Save Your Shoulders)

Pretty cool title, right? But surely it can’t be true? <b>Putting kilos on your bench press doesn’t usually mean happy days for your shoulders.</b><p>How many …

The Rock is sharing his kickass bodybuilding workouts for the world to try

Yes, Dwayne Johnson’s life is pretty epic. It’s also gotta be totally exhausting.<p>Case in point: His workout routine.<p>After raising eyebrows and …

Why You Should Do Exactly 28 Reps During Your Next Workout

This bodybuilding trick will make your muscles bigger<p>“The 28 Method” is a classic technique used by bodybuilders, but it works for any guy looking to build muscle.<p>You’ll do 4 sets of 7 reps of the same exercise back to back. But with each set, you’ll tweak the speed or range of motion to challenge …

Studies Favor BCAAs for 'Cut Diets'

Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) are one of the most highly researched and popular strength training supplements for muscle recovery. BCAAs have …

Tip: Punch the Barbell for Bigger Biceps

Actually, your partner punches the bar while you hold an isometric. Here's how that works and how to do it.<p>You've heard the term "shocking the …

The 30-Day Burpee Challenge That Will Totally Kick Your Butt

Ah, the burpee. It’s one of the most dreaded exercise moves across the board, and yet every workout seems to incorporate a version of it (hello, even …

The Burpee Workout That Will Leave Your Abs Burning

Grab a swolemate and get to work<p>Double the sweat, double the gains: People who work out with a partner they feel comfortable with are more energetic and happier than those who work out alone, report Santa Clara University scientists.<p>And the better you feel going into a workout, the better you’ll …

Top 7 Dumbbells Only Exercises for Big Shoulders

If a pair of dumbbells is all you have, it’s good enough to get done an intense workout for your shoulders. You can hit the muscles hard enough and …

Workouts

Top 10 Best Bench Press Variations

We all know the bench press as the best weight training exercise for the chest. But to build well balanced chest muscles it takes more than just a …

Workouts

5 Best Bicep Exercises That You’re Not Doing But Probably Should

Bicep exercises are among the most popular because all guys want big arms. And when it comes to training your biceps, the bicep curl is the main …

Workouts

8 Minute Insanely Hard Iron Man Conditioning Workout

You don’t have to run on the treadmill for an hour for a conditioning cardio workout. If you make a workout intense enough, by the end of it you’ll …

Workouts

Top 5 Forearm Training Mistakes

Incomplete – that’s the average score bodybuilders earn for forearm workouts. Most trainers don’t work them at all; others throw in only a couple …

5 Unique Shrugs to Get You Yoked

Let’s face it, big traps get noticed. In order to make your upper half look more silverback and less slumpback, you’re going to have to shrug. Here …

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100 Reps, 10 Minutes, One Max-Intensity Workout

Get stronger, bigger, and better with this back squat or bench press challenge<p>There are some workouts you just can’t get enough of.<p>They make you fit. They make you sweat and boost your energy. They push your limits, both physically and mentally.<p>And they make you crave more.<p>This 100-rep back squat …

7 Training Steps to Pack on Size

1 of 8<p>Get Big & Strong in 7 Steps<p>Strength begets size. That is to say, the stronger you get, the bigger you become. But real strength - the kind that …

Exercise