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How To Train CrossFit Without Actually Doing CrossFit

 

Intrigued by this wildly popular sport, but don't want to be a WOD star? Learn how to use the fundamental principles of CrossFit without showing your face at a box!

The Dropset That Makes You Stronger

 

After your heavy lifting is done, strip off the weight strategically to prime your nervous system for the rest of your workout. It's simple, fast, and even makes it easier to clean up after yourself in the gym.

Podcast Episode 59: Michael McGurk on the Future of Army Fitness

 

The United States Army is about to undertake a dramatic and unprecedented overhaul to the way it tests, and promotes, military fitness. The man who headed the research into the new standards talks with us about how and why, as well as the future of Army nutrition and how the Army plans to circulate 80,000 kettlebells to bases around the globe.

9 Reasons to Join Bodybuilding.com All Access in 2019

 

Even though 2019 is already underway, it's never too late to get your goals going. Bodybuilding.com's All Access programs are your answer on how to get there.

5 Ways To Supercharge Your Back Training

 

Invisible lat syndrome is a sad but true phenomenon. Follow these strength coaches' prescription for growth, and you'll feel the difference immediately.

4 Ways to Modify Any Exercise for Your Needs and Goals

 

Body weight and weights have more in common than you might think! Understanding these universal strength-training principles will allow you to adapt any exercise to your needs and unlock your full strength potential.

The Benefits of Ring Training: 5 Reasons Gymnastic Rings Can Help Transform Your Body

 

It's time to channel your inner gymnast. From greater strength gains to better joint health, learn how adding rings to your workout can help you build muscle and get in shape fast!

How The World's Strongest Bodybuilder Turns Pain Into Gains

 

IFBB pro Johnnie O. Jackson is not one to let internalized struggle eat him up. Find out how he makes pain his ally in the gym.

One Tip To Transform Your Incline Bench Press

 

Make your upper chest explode with one simple change to this classic muscle-building move.

One Tip To Maximize Your Dumbbell Row

 

Want big lats and back muscles that pop? Get the most out of your back training by adjusting how you perform this one basic move.

Kris Gethin's 7 Unbreakable Rules of Muscle Growth

 

There's nothing lucky about these seven! They're all about working smarter, harder, and better in the proving ground of the gym. Put them into practice and start reaping the rewards right away!

4 Tips for Awesome Abs

 

A small waist or six-pack abs makes your entire torso look better. Improve your ab routine and finally master your midsection by adding these four proven workout strategies to your routine.

Grow Bigger With Pre-Exhaustion Training

 

Pre-exhaustion training sounds counterintuitive, but it might be just the shock treatment your muscles need to grow.

5 Ways To Look As Strong As You Are

 

In the fitness world, "show" and "go" are not mutually exclusive. Train for aesthetics AND build strong muscles using these simple training tips.

5 Tips to Get Your Best Shoulders Ever

 

Want impressive delts that wow from all angles? Craft cannonball caps with this expert list of exercises, tricks, and techniques.

The Man Who Built Adonis Creed

 

With "Creed II" set to hit theaters, Michael B. Jordan's trainer, Corey Calliet, tells us what it takes to build a Rocky-worthy physique, what Stallone himself thought of his work, and the long road he travelled to become Hollywood's go-to trainer.

10 Mechanical Dropsets for Muscle Gain

 

If you're after max gains, add mechanical dropsets to your bag of intensity-building tricks before heading to the gym.

Heavy Bench Day? You Need Mark Bell's Self-Unrack Guide

 

The best bench pressers don't get by with sketchy unracks or bad spotters. Learn how to set yourself up for big numbers with simple steps from the SuperTraining king himself, Mark Bell.

Ask the Ageless Lifter: What Strength Standard Should I Aim For?

 

There's no shortage of goals you can aim for on classic lifts. But should you? Here's the unvarnished truth from the strongest 50-something coach in the biz!

Essential Gym Hacks For Big Guys

 

A few simple technique and programming tweaks can mean a world of difference for big-bodied lifters. Press and pull this way, and you'll never look back!