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The 5 Best Machines To Maximize Arm Growth

The 5 Best Machines To Maximize Arm Growth

Here are the five best arm machines you can use to take advantage of your gym's equipment selection, mix up your workouts, and build bigger muscles in your upper arms.
Last Updated: 2017-12-11 10:49:53.0

Core Exercises Missing From Your Training Routine

Core Exercises Missing From Your Training Routine

Is your core training paying off in strength and athleticism, or is it all show? Include these moves to take your abs to the next level in both performance and definition!
Last Updated: 2017-12-11 13:40:26.0

How Top Athletes Meal Prep For Success

How Top Athletes Meal Prep For Success

If yet another Sunday spent meal-prepping feels like a drag, take some inspiration from these athletes who've used their meal-prepping commitment as a stepping stone to success.
Last Updated: 2017-12-08 11:20:32.0

Unlock Shoulder Growth This Month!

Unlock Shoulder Growth This Month!

Superhero shoulders can be yours, but you've got to work the angles. Use this powerful pair of shoulder-building workouts to unleash your growth potential in just four weeks!
Last Updated: 2017-12-08 14:15:49.0

7 Ways To Make Your Work More Hardcore

7 Ways To Make Your Work More Hardcore

Looking to test your limits and see what you can achieve in a single workout? These tips will show you how to push yourself just a little bit harder for greater gains.
Last Updated: 2017-12-07 15:50:07.0

3 Warm-Up Hacks To Skyrocket Your Strength

3 Warm-Up Hacks To Skyrocket Your Strength

Warm-up time shouldn't feel like wasted time, so here are three ways to not just warm up, but fire up for greater gains.
Last Updated: 2017-12-07 14:44:35.0

Unlock Calf Growth With These 3 Exercises

Unlock Calf Growth With These 3 Exercises

If you've tried and failed to build your calves, kick-start lower-leg growth with these three moves!
Last Updated: 2017-12-07 14:32:30.0

Pump Up Your Training With Bands!

Pump Up Your Training With Bands!

If you travel frequently, have limited access to a gym, or simply prefer home workouts, bands are an inexpensive way to get a great workout in anywhere, anytime!
Last Updated: 2017-12-06 13:53:23.0

HIIT Training For Strength Athletes: Do It Without Losing Gains

HIIT Training For Strength Athletes: Do It Without Losing Gains

Bodybuilders don't like the way cardio burns muscle tissue. But is there a way to use HIIT training to improve your fitness and your physique?
Last Updated: 2017-12-06 11:50:36.0

The Spark: James Holliman

The Spark: James Holliman

A little dad bod is cool, but when James Holliman's torso started looking like a group of dad bods, he knew it was time to get back to his good old ways.
Last Updated: 2017-12-05 15:13:22.0

Ask The Ageless Lifter: Is HIIT Too Intense?

Ask The Ageless Lifter: Is HIIT Too Intense?

High-intensity cardio is all the rage. But is it the all-upside, no-downside miracle that some fit people claim? Here's what you need to know, a surprising cardio solution that's hiding in plain sight.
Last Updated: 2017-12-01 15:45:39.0

Hunter Delfa's Sick Ab Workout

Hunter Delfa's Sick Ab Workout

Do these six ab exercises hard and fast, and the next day you'll need a rope to pull yourself out of bed.
Last Updated: 2017-12-01 15:45:05.0

Your Effective, Focused Triceps-Only Workout

Your Effective, Focused Triceps-Only Workout

You've spent hours doing curls, now it's time to build triceps to match. "Quad Guy" Julian Smith shows you everything you need to effectively target your triceps for definition and growth!
Last Updated: 2017-11-30 14:44:45.0

Your Blueprint For Bigger Arms

Your Blueprint For Bigger Arms

If you want your arms to grow you've got to put them first. This workout will hit your arms so hard you'll have move up a shirt size or two!
Last Updated: 2017-11-30 09:50:35.0

Chef Robert Irvine: Vegetarian Burger

Chef Robert Irvine: Vegetarian Burger

Creating your own tasty, healthy, meat-free burger is easier than you think, thanks to Chef Robert Irvine's unique vegetarian twist on this classic.
Last Updated: 2017-11-29 16:14:55.0

The Science Behind The Best Pre- And Post-Workout Supps

The Science Behind The Best Pre- And Post-Workout Supps

If you already take these supplements or have been wondering about them, bookmark this page to learn about how they can enhance workouts, and when and how much to take for maximum muscular results!
Last Updated: 2017-11-30 14:47:14.0

Stay On Track This Season With These 4 Protein Treats!

Stay On Track This Season With These 4 Protein Treats!

If you love holiday treats but hate the holiday weight gain, these festive protein desserts from Optimum Nutrition will help you keep your macros on track all season long.
Last Updated: 2017-11-29 10:46:35.0

Your Blueprint For Building A Bigger Back

Your Blueprint For Building A Bigger Back

The ultimate goal of bodybuilder back training is to achieve the v-taper or "Christmas tree" look. Follow this blueprint and own the stage!
Last Updated: 2017-11-29 09:58:52.0

3 Surprising Twists On Muscle-Building Poultry

3 Surprising Twists On Muscle-Building Poultry

Need a break from an endless string of chicken-breast meals? Put some spark in your dinner routine with these underappreciated types of poultry. Get the nutrition you need to keep healthy and spur muscle growth without that slab of white meat!
Last Updated: 2017-11-28 16:16:08.0

10 Best Bodyweight Exercises To Train Your Core

10 Best Bodyweight Exercises To Train Your Core

Strengthen your abdominal and lower-back muscles anywhere with these essential bodyweight moves.
Last Updated: 2017-11-28 10:49:09.0

Robert Oberst's Rep-Crazy Strongman Workout

Robert Oberst's Rep-Crazy Strongman Workout

The "World's Strongest Man" contender Robert Oberst has dropped 80 pounds and is getting himself ready to crush the competition in 2018. Here's his upper-body workout, and his story.
Last Updated: 2017-11-27 10:14:13.0

Jim Stoppani's 5 Pillars Of Supplementation

Jim Stoppani's 5 Pillars Of Supplementation

Learn how supplementation can enhance your life, your performance, and your health from one of the world's leading experts.
Last Updated: 2017-11-27 09:52:46.0

Before And After: The Perfect Workout Nutrition Primer

Before And After: The Perfect Workout Nutrition Primer

Add serious muscle mass by targeting the most important nutritional windows of the day: those that come before, during, and after your workouts.
Last Updated: 2017-11-28 11:50:12.0

5 Quick Tips For Packing On Size

5 Quick Tips For Packing On Size

Here's what MuscleTech-sponsored athlete Lawrence Ballenger would tell his 15-year-old skinny self about getting huge in a hurry.
Last Updated: 2017-11-27 10:09:17.0

4 Quick Ways To Make Each Prepped Meal Unique

4 Quick Ways To Make Each Prepped Meal Unique

Meal prep shouldn't mean eating the same meal over and over again. Keep your taste buds happy with these simple (and variable) meal-prep tips.
Last Updated: 2017-11-27 16:21:49.0

The Beasts-Only Back Workout

The Beasts-Only Back Workout

Lightweights need not apply. If you're a beast and a master of iron, this back workout is for you.
Last Updated: 2017-11-27 16:21:20.0

Give The Gift Of Fitness To Underserved High School Athletes

Give The Gift Of Fitness To Underserved High School Athletes

Many high school athletes across the country try to work out on battered equipment and broken machines in dark, run-down weight rooms. This Giving Tuesday, November 28th, why not reach out and give them a hand?
Last Updated: 2017-11-27 16:20:56.0

Affirmations Help You Gain More Confidence, Lift More Weight

Affirmations Help You Gain More Confidence, Lift More Weight

Maybe you know how to move your body in the perfect way to reach a new deadlift PR. But do you know how to position your mind to help you hit that ballsy new goal? It's all about what you tell yourself.
Last Updated: 2017-11-27 16:22:18.0

3 Essential Lateral-Raise Variations

3 Essential Lateral-Raise Variations

You have more choices than you realized with this bodybuilding staple. Go light, hit these hard, and your muscles will scream while your joints celebrate!
Last Updated: 2017-11-22 14:19:21.0

6 Muscle-Building Protein Recipes For Hardgainers

6 Muscle-Building Protein Recipes For Hardgainers

Struggling in your relentless pursuit of size? Add these calorie-dense treats to your meal plan and get the extra fuel you need to grow!
Last Updated: 2017-11-22 14:19:57.0



Podcast Episode 32: Cassandra Martin - Physique-Building by Old-School Lifting and... Construction Work?

Podcast Episode 32: Cassandra Martin - Physique-Building by Old-School Lifting and... Construction Work?

Cassandra Martin is known for serious muscles and heavy lifting on Instagram, but doesn't share much else in her posts. She and her husband Hunter stopped by to discuss how they train, how their work makes her stronger, and why she feels lifters should eat their way through a plateau.
Last Updated: 2017-11-29 12:40:16.0

2017 Holiday Gift Guide

2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Take the stress out of gift giving! The editors of Jyoto.info have gathered the best holiday gifts for fitness fans all in one place. Add a few to your own Christmas list while you're at it!
Last Updated: 2017-12-01 10:57:47.0

Podcast Episode 31: Brandan Fokken's Wild Fitness Journey

Podcast Episode 31: Brandan Fokken's Wild Fitness Journey

Longtime Jyoto.info athlete Brandan Fokken shares his fascinating story and talks Hulkamania, corporate wellness, the ultimate disastrous show prep, and far more.
Last Updated: 2017-11-21 09:50:12.0

Podcast Episode 30: Bikini Redefined With Amy Updike

Podcast Episode 30: Bikini Redefined With Amy Updike

IFBB Bikini Pro and fitness model Amy Updike talks tats, nursing, implants, and how CrossFit inspired her to take up bikini competitions.
Last Updated: 2017-11-21 09:49:43.0

Podcast Episode 29: Kris Gethin Crosses The Finish Line

Podcast Episode 29: Kris Gethin Crosses The Finish Line

Just days after the dramatic climax of his six-month Man of Iron video series and training protocol, Kris stops by to share the amazing story, and the wisdom he earned along the way. If you haven't watched Episode 25, watch that first, and then listen to this!
Last Updated: 2017-11-01 17:32:39.0

Mission: Possible 16-Week Challenge

Mission: Possible 16-Week Challenge

If you’ve thought that it’s impossible for you to lose weight and carve the body you’ve dreamed about, you’ve joined the right challenge. Possible Pat is here to guide you through the next 16 weeks and open your eyes to how you can transform your life — forever.
Last Updated: 2017-12-10 20:36:23.0

Podcast Episode 28: Old-School Training Wisdom From Julian

Podcast Episode 28: Old-School Training Wisdom From Julian "The Quad Guy" Smith

He's a highly popular trainer and bodybuilder who also happens to have one of the most impressive sets of wheels out there. But Julian Smith doesn't keep his training secret! He shares plenty that you can use right away in this in-depth conversation.
Last Updated: 2017-10-02 14:33:18.0

Your Guide to the Ultimate Chest

Your Guide to the Ultimate Chest

Get bigger. Get stronger. And finish each workout with the pump of your life.
Last Updated: 2017-10-05 06:37:41.0

Your 4-Week Plan For Guaranteed Fat Loss

Your 4-Week Plan For Guaranteed Fat Loss

This isn't the same old miserable fat-loss plan. Lift, eat right, burn, and blow everyone's mind!
Last Updated: 2017-10-04 13:29:19.0

Podcast Episode 27: 'Possible' Pat Takes the Stage

Podcast Episode 27: 'Possible' Pat Takes the Stage

In his second visit to the podcast, the weight-loss icon Pat Brocco tells us about his first time competing onstage after losing over 300 pounds. He's also helping lead a unique new weightloss challenge for Jyoto.info that his fans need to know about!
Last Updated: 2017-09-20 08:52:12.0

Podcast Episode 26: Sadik Hadzovic on Training and Napping Like a Champ

Podcast Episode 26: Sadik Hadzovic on Training and Napping Like a Champ

One of the world's great bodybuilders stops by to talk competition, the perfect muscle-building sleep schedule, and protein doughnuts.
Last Updated: 2017-09-21 16:13:05.0

FST-7 Big And Ripped: Phase 1 Overview

FST-7 Big And Ripped: Phase 1 Overview

In this phase of Hany Rambod's latest trainer, you'll eat big, lift heavy, and test your limits from day one. To survive and thrive, you'll need to train, eat, and supplement right. Here's everything you need to know!
Last Updated: 2017-10-17 08:42:06.0

FST-7 Big And Ripped Essentials: Upper Body

FST-7 Big And Ripped Essentials: Upper Body

Build your best torso, from perfect bicep peaks to a massive lat spread, by applying these upper-body concepts to any phase of training! All the best FST-7 techniques for your upper body are right here.
Last Updated: 2017-09-18 11:08:58.0

FST-7 Big And Ripped Essentials: Lower Body

FST-7 Big And Ripped Essentials: Lower Body

What works for the upper body works for the lower body. Get big quads and ripped hamstrings by applying these FST-7 training concepts to your quads, hams, and calves!
Last Updated: 2017-09-01 06:10:47.0

The Right Way To Lift For Your Age, At Any Age

The Right Way To Lift For Your Age, At Any Age

If you're 20, 40, 60, or "decline to answer," you need to lift—and do it right. Here's an elite strength coach's guide to making your reps pay off in the form of a better body and a better life!
Last Updated: 2017-09-28 09:05:07.0

Your 4-Week Plan For Guaranteed Muscle Growth!

Your 4-Week Plan For Guaranteed Muscle Growth!

As any natural bodybuilder knows, you've got to lift some serious weight for serious volume to pack the kind of muscles you'll see on Anthony "Ant Gainz" LaVigne. Luckily, the man himself is here to share his complete plan to get you going.
Last Updated: 2017-09-01 10:31:19.0

IIFYM Vs. Keto Vs. WTF?!

IIFYM Vs. Keto Vs. WTF?!

Educate yourself on today's popular diets to make sure that you're thinning your waistline and not your wallet!
Last Updated: 2017-09-06 11:00:46.0

Your 4-Step Nutritional Gainz Plan

Your 4-Step Nutritional Gainz Plan

A normal approach to nutrition will leave you under fueled to maximize muscle growth during this high-volume blitz of a workout. Fortunately, Anthony LaVigne shows how to get all the energy and nutrients you need for some major gains!
Last Updated: 2017-09-26 10:05:17.0

Two 9-Minute Arm Work You Can Do Anywhere

Two 9-Minute Arm Work You Can Do Anywhere

There are situations in life where the best you can hope for is a good pump in a short time. Make it a great one with these two brief routines using minimum equipment.
Last Updated: 2017-08-31 10:51:52.0

How To Get Strong In 2-3 Days A Week

How To Get Strong In 2-3 Days A Week

In three words, this plan is simple, strong, and effective. You crush the big lifts each session, then bro out for 15 minutes before heading back to real life. What could be better?
Last Updated: 2017-08-29 09:19:55.0

FST-7 Big And Ripped: Phase 2 Overview

FST-7 Big And Ripped: Phase 2 Overview

You've spent four weeks building size and strength. Now, everything changes. Get shredded while still maintaining your strength gain, and achieve your ultimate physique!
Last Updated: 2017-10-27 17:10:25.0

FST-7 Big And Ripped: 8 Weeks To An Olympia-Winning Physique

FST-7 Big And Ripped: 8 Weeks To An Olympia-Winning Physique

In the world of elite bodybuilding, Hany Rambod needs no introduction. He's coached every Mr. Olympia since 2009, and plenty of other champs along the way—including reigning four-time Physique Olympia winner Jeremy Buendia. The question isn't whether Rambod's FST-7 system is good enough for you. It's whether you're good enough for his program.
Last Updated: 2017-11-16 11:23:05.0

Podcast Episode 25: Jim Stoppani on Daily Full-Body Training, Fasting, And More

Podcast Episode 25: Jim Stoppani on Daily Full-Body Training, Fasting, And More

Dr. Jim Stoppani brings plenty of energy—and plenty of gummy bears—to the recording studio. He's been espousing the virtues of full-body, near-daily workouts in recent months, and says it could just be the best training technique out there—if you do it right. He also goes deep into the science and practice of intermittent fasting, which allows him to stay lean and energetic well into his fifties!
Last Updated: 2017-08-21 11:46:17.0

From Nice To Nasty: The 9-Week Texas Trap-Saw Massacre

From Nice To Nasty: The 9-Week Texas Trap-Saw Massacre

Mighty traps mark you as a serious lifter. They'll help you out in the gym—and the next time some dude gets in your face. Here's how to unleash these monster muscles.
Last Updated: 2017-08-17 09:13:39.0

Meet Your New Favorite Bis-and-Tris Swole Sesh

Meet Your New Favorite Bis-and-Tris Swole Sesh

Have a half-hour to spare? Don't drive by that gym. Run in and bust out this quick but brutal arm workout!
Last Updated: 2017-08-11 07:59:54.0

Podcast Episode 24: The Art of the Everyday Workout with Kizzito Ejam

Podcast Episode 24: The Art of the Everyday Workout with Kizzito Ejam

Longtime Jyoto.info athlete Kizzito Ejam stops by to discuss his unique rest-day-free approach to training. He's been both lifting and doing cardio daily—sometimes twice a day—for years, and he tells us how he's made it work, while also sharing plenty of laughs along the way.
Last Updated: 2017-08-21 09:35:08.0

Sculpt Your Lower Body With Erin Stern!

Sculpt Your Lower Body With Erin Stern!

Carve your perfect quads, hams, glutes, and calves with this complete hip-to-toe program. Erin Stern provides all the cues, details, and workarounds to make it fit with your gym!
Last Updated: 2017-08-04 09:39:12.0

Cedric McMillan: How The Champ Builds His Shoulders In 4 Moves

Cedric McMillan: How The Champ Builds His Shoulders In 4 Moves

Cedric McMillan's perfect blend of size and symmetry made him a fan favorite for years, and finally an Arnold Classic champ in 2017. Now, he's willing to share what he's learned along the way. Here's this IFBB pro's in-depth guide to building world-class delts!
Last Updated: 2017-08-04 09:37:19.0

Prepare Yourself. It's Animal Chest Day!

Prepare Yourself. It's Animal Chest Day!

This is simple, strong lifting at its finest, presented by two of the giants of modern bodybuilding. Watch, learn, and grow.
Last Updated: 2017-07-31 10:10:41.0

Chisel Your Chest From Top To Bottom!

Chisel Your Chest From Top To Bottom!

If you're serious about your upper body, you need this workout in your arsenal. You'll move heavy weight, thrash every muscle fiber, chase high volume, and leave the gym with nothing left!
Last Updated: 2017-07-31 10:53:12.0