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How To Properly Romanian Deadlift To Maximize Glute Growth
Think Romanian Deadlifts are just accessory work? Learn how to perfect your form on this important lift for more developed glutes and hamstrings.
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Incorporate Cardio Into Your Training Routine
Set aside traditional cardio and burn some extra calories while you are pumping iron. Kim Brenton shows you how to kick your resistance training workouts up a notch.
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How To Naturally Increase Your Testosterone
Trainer James Chan helps you to maximize your testosterone levels by presenting some workout and food intake advice that will help raise your low T naturally.
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5 Advanced Chest Workouts Using Proven Scientific Techniques
Do you have a goal of building a bigger chest? These 5 chest training techniques have the science to back them up. Try the workouts out for yourself!
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Joe Donnelly Occlusion Training Tip
Joe Donnelly describes how he incorporates occlusion training into his workouts for better pumps and quicker recovery. Try it out for yourself!
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5 Brutal Arm Workout Finishers You Have To Try
It's time to up the intensity of arm day with these 5 brutal finishers. Learn how to execute these moves to get the big arms you've always wanted!
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Are Barbell Squats Dangerous?
Squats are the king of all exercises, but do the risks of performing them outweigh the benefits? If you want to know just how dangerous barbell squats really are, read on!
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Muscle & Strength's 10 Most Downloaded Workout Routines of 2018
Get a good start on your 2019 New Year's Resolution by downloading one of the 10 most downloaded workout routines in 2018 on Muscle & Strength.
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Optimally Training For Muscle Hypertrophy: A Deeper Dive
Confused by muscle building training systems? Learn the science behind muscle growth, and provides a template for you to maximize gains.
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The Philosophies Of Vince Gironda
An inside look at one of the greatest fitness trainers of all time, Vince Gironda. Feature includes an analysis of his 8 major lifting philosophies.
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Drop Sets: How to Use Drop Sets For Strength & Hypertrophy
Increase your workout intensity by incorporating these three incredibly challenging drop set formats: change in angulation, lift speed and base of support.
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12 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Building Muscle & Losing Fat
Trying to build muscle and lose fat, but don't have the means to get a gym membership? Work out literally anywhere with these 12 bodyweight exercises!
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Brett Kahn doing leg curls wearing a Muscle & Strength tank.
Don't have access to gym machines but still want to hit your favorite machine-filled lower body workout? Check out these band, barbell, and dumbbell alternatives!
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Training Fundamentals With Charles Glass - Pt. 1 Shoulders
We met up with legendary master trainer Charles Glass & Physique Competitor Qaden Lee to get an inside look at what exercises really work to build shoulders.
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Muscular man doing barbell rows in gym setting.
Don't have access to your favorite upper body gym machines but still want to hit your favorite upper body workout? Check out these band, barbell, and dumbbell alternatives!
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The Steve Reeves Solution For Size, Strength And Health
Mike Mahler takes a look at Steve Reeves' 10 rules for training and diet, and outlines 3 workouts that will boost your size and strength.
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4 Brutal Exercises That Build Extreme Core Strength
Achieve a strong core by building strength through exercises that work your muscles as a whole group, while eliminating mid-body weakness in the process.
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Kris Gethin’s Brutal Giant Set Shoulder Workout
Check out Kris Gethin's intense shoulder giant set routine and give it a shot during your next shoulder workout. Your future pump & gains won't regret it!
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2 Body Transformation Tips For Immediate Results
When you study the body transformation stories contained on M&S, you will find the two keys to great results: precision eating and consistent progression overload.
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4 Shoulder Supersets That'll Torch Your Delts
Supersets are a great way to fit in more volume in a shorter amount of time. And these 4 shoulder supersets are just what you need to torch your delts!
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CT Fletcher is Bringing Back the Strict Curl
The strict curl used to be the fourth "big" lift in powerlifting. The ultimate test of bicep strength is reviving it's popularity thanks to CT Fletcher!
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Chris Bumstead's Quad & Calves Leg Workout
Chris Bumstead takes us through one of his final off-season leg workouts before starting his prep. Check out the video and watch Cbum move some serious weight!
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Dumbbell Pullover: Chest or Back Exercise?
BSN Athlete Scott Herman breaks down the differences in the technique used when performing the dumbbell pullover to better isolate the back and the pecs.
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9 Intense Ways to Take Your Workouts to the Next Level
Take your workouts to the next level with these 9 workout intensity techniques. From drop sets to rest pause, we cover everything you need to know!
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8 Bodyweight Exercises That You've Never Heard Of
No gym? No problem! With these 8 bodyweight exercises, you can get in a good workout anywhere. And here's the twist, you've probably never heard of them!
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Functional Training
Exercises and tips to improve your performance with the major muscle building exercises, strengthen your rotator cuff, and ward off tendinitis.
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69 Ways To Boost Your Testosterone Levels
Low testosterone got you down? This article presents 69 ways to boost your testosterone levels using nutrition, exercise, supplementation and more!
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Bodybuilding Contest Prep - The 3 Biggest Mistakes
Present the best possible package on stage by avoiding these contest prep mistakes. Article includes information on sodium, carb and water loading.
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The Ultimate Guide to Building a Massive Chest
Don't get stuck with a tiny chest because all you do is focus on bench pressing. Read this article to learn how to properly build you chest muscles!
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6 Single Leg Exercises to Double Your Leg Day Gains
Looking to double your leg day gains? Well then you might want to try unilateral training by utilizing these 6 single leg exercises. Read to learn more!
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Muscle & Strength Bodybuilding Glossary
The most comprehensive bodybuilding glossary on the web. Includes a huge list of bodybuilding acronyms. This page is always growing so check back!
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Build Your Calf Muscles With These 10 Easy Workout Tips
Having trouble getting your calves to catch up to the rest of your body? Try implementing these tips into your workouts and erase that problem in no time.
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What's the Best Way to Train Your Core While Bulking?
We've got the answers to all your bulk core training questions. Read this article and make sure you train your core the right way this bulking season.
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Cardio To Improve Strength, Muscle And Endurance
In this article professional strongman Bud Jeffries tells you how to properly utilize cardio and GPP (general physical preparedness) to improve your gym performance.
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[Video] 3 Exercises to Target the Upper Chest w/ Steve Kuclo
The upper portion of your pecs tends to be a lagging area for a lot of lifters. Learn which exercises Steve Kuclo uses to target this problem area.
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11 Reasons You're Not Getting Stronger
When it comes to lifting, plateaus are inevitable for most people. Take these 11 tips into consideration and get back on track to building strength gains.
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CT Fletcher's Agony Of The Shoulders Workout
Ready to build the massive shoulders you've always dreamed of? "The Superman from Compton" CT Fletcher is here to show you how to do just that.
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5 Ab Exercises for Absolutely Better Abs (Plus Ab Workout!)
Looking to chisel your midsection but now sure what the best ab exercises to do so are? Read on to learn which are Coach Eric Broser's favorites!
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Stretching and Flexibility
How many of you stretch? Detailed look at why you should be stretching, when you should stretch and different types of stretching exercises.
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An Inside Look At The 60-Minute Workout Myth
Training longer than an hour makes you catabolic, right? Wrong! Find out why cortisol may not be the big bad muscle destroying villain you thought it was.
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Lat Pull Downs Vs Pull Ups: Which One Builds A Bigger Back?
Team BSN athlete & Youtube star Scott Herman breaks down the differences between the Lat Pull Down and the Pull Up. Which exercise builds a bigger back?
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Resistance Training Exercise Variables
Learn how to choose exercises based on your goals and how to tailor these exercises to your body type and goals.
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Training and Exercise for Children and Teenagers - Part 1
Part 1 in a 4 part series for children and teenagers. This article is a must read for teens who should understand their body before they start training!
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Is Bad Form Stealing Your Gains? Here's How to Prevent it
Do you have bad form? You may be performing exercises incorrectly without even knowing it! Check out the proper and improper way to do these 4 exercises.
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5 Reasons Why Your Bench Press Sucks
Brian Carroll, author of the 10/20/Life training book, helps you to weed through all the poor bench press technique advice, and improve your form, safety and gym results.
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5 Brutal Quad Workout Finishers For Your Next Leg Day
Get ready to destroy your next leg day with these 5 brutal quad finishers for maximum muscle growth. But don't blame us if you have to buy new jeans!
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The Top 5 Exercises For Increasing Forearm Mass
Add forearm mass fast with: barbell wrist curls, reverse wrist curls, dumbbell wrist curls, dumbbell reverse wrist curls and reverse barbell curls.
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5 Suspension Training Push Up Variations
Bolster your chest and bench training with these 5 challenging push up variations. Article includes form tips, along with the pros & cons of using a suspension trainer.
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Super High Volume Chest Workout w/ Steve Kuclo
A few months back, we visited Steve Kuclo during his 2018 Arnold Classic Prep. In this video, he takes us through one of his Arnold prep chest workouts.
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Top 10 Mass Building Movements of All Time
These 10 lifts have helped turn amateurs into Mr. Olympians. Check it out to see if your favorites made the cut or get ideas for your next workout!
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