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Max-Pump Arm Growth Workout

How do you know when you’ve had a good arm workout? For Bodybuilding.com’s 2018 spokesmodel search winner Kyler Jackson, it’s when you have to lower your head to put your earbuds in, because you can’t lift your arms that high. That’s the kind of workout he has lined up for …

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Supplement Company Of The Month: RedCon1

In military terminology, RedCon1 refers to a heightened state of readiness. When you’re at RedCon1, you’re on full alert, ready to move, and ready to fight. You don’t give a supplement company a name like this by accident. Armed with supplements such as Total War pre-workout, Cluster Bomb intra-workout, Breach …

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Team Bodybuilding.com Athlete Profile: Courtney Gardner

Courtney Gardner grew up on a farm in Corvallis, Oregon, but went to college at Boston University, where she studied photojournalism and ran track. Befitting her relocation, she also ran cross-country. And, she had the coolest internship ever, as a photographer for the Boston Red Sox. Now a sales rep …

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Your Gateway To Massive Gains

I’m a lucky guy. Earlier in my training career, I had the luxury of seeking my strength goals in private sanctuaries, instead of having to fight for space at the commercial rack. Ok, I did most of those workouts in my garage, but I also had access to some very …

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Police Officer Tom DuPont Put The Cuffs On His “Dad Bod”

Tom DuPont is an Air Force veteran who became a police officer handling death investigations, domestic assaults, armed robberies, drug crimes, and everything in between. Since he was 12 years old, DuPont had been disciplined in the gym, earning a physique and the confidence to match. But police work became …

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The 6 Grittiest Trap Exercises You’re Not Doing

Let’s get a couple things clear right off the bat. First, when lifters talk about “building traps,” they’re usually talking about the upper traps, as opposed to the middle or lower traps. Those other portions often get lumped into upper-back training. This article is specifically focused on building that shirt-stretching …

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Bodybuilding.com Fit Employee Spotlight: Heather Eastman

Heather Eastman is not your average trainer. In the statues of Michelangelo and his Sistine Chapel frescos, she sees the possibilities of the human form, carved and lineated to perfection, the weight of the body as equaled by the weight of the soul. There’s an elegance to functionality, a quiet …

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Your Expert Guide To Phosphatidic Acid

If you want to build muscle, you have to train hard—no argument there. But how does hitting the gym actually translate to an increase in muscle growth? It is now well appreciated that the intramuscular signaling pathway, known as the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) complex, is required for promoting …

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How Does Creatine Help Muscle Gains?

Q: I’ve read enough at this point to know that creatine often helps increase muscle mass. But I haven’t seen an explanation of how. So, what’s the deal? This is a great question, because if you were to ask me for a single supplement recommendation when muscle growth is the …

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