Not all training is the same. Bodybuilders train with heavy weights to create a large, balanced physique. If you're after a beach body, you're looking for a leaner look, so you need to eat and lift a little less. But there's more to it than that.
The weight room's newest superhero doesn't wear a cape, or even a stringer tank. It's Meg Squats starring as the powerlifting grandma, who's blowing minds and burying stereotypes one heavy rep at a time!
Above 6 feet, the rules change! Here are three essential guidelines that need to steer strength work for big guys for safety and maximum muscle gain.
Don't let your shoulder muscles get in a rut by doing the same exercises all the time. Julian Smith has some great new ways to make the same old workout more interesting and productive.
This fast and furious interval workout works your entire body and helps you burn calories and build strength anytime, anywhere!
Have no fear. You can do these WODs and still make massive gains! It'll hurt, but you may like it more than you think.
Whether you want to develop your physique or improve your arm strength, this triceps workout has you covered.
Al Kavadlo isn't just a bodyweight specialist. He's a personal trainer with 15 years in the trenches. Here are three hard truths he's learned along the way!
After years of lifting heavy and eating anything it took to lift more iron, this father of two discovered a better way to build strength and satisfy his hunger for competition.
Watch Jyoto.info athlete Lawrence Ballenger go head-to-head against elite strength athletes in this unique and hilarious gauntlet of strength and athleticism!
The goblet squat can be every bit as hard as any other lower-body move, if you program it right. Use this video protocol to test your lower-body strength, and then take it to a new level!
Summer heat getting to you? Chill out with these frosty popsicles that play by the nutritional rules.
This is the exact way to train if you want to see your hard work in the gym pay off in the mirror like never before. Earn that six-pack with fitness model Abel Albonetti guiding you every step of the way!
By learning these five variations on exercise mainstays, you'll stimulate your muscles in new ways and have more choices when there's lots of competition for equipment.
Chef Irvine takes simple watermelon and transforms it into a sweet, spicy, savory salad that will knock your flip-flops off. It's a perfect way to get your protein on a sweltering summer day!
This update to 5x5 training gets an added dose of heavy training to push muscle and strength gains to the next level.
Physique competitor and certified personal trainer Brandan Fokken shares his full-body circuit designed to hit every muscle en route to more size and greater strength.
Yep, that's right: Double mean. Between the volume, the supersets, the dropsets, and the BFR, Albonetti's latest arm workout will have you skipping the silverware and eating your meals right off the plate.
Mass monster? Nah...you'd rather be proportional and ripped, right? Here are the top 10 nutritional strategies you need to ensure you're on track to a lean, muscular physique.
No, it isn't a fancy new movement. It's the decline dumbbell fly.
Follow these recovery-speeding habits and gain a huge advantage in your training.
Jim Stoppani shows you how to get the most from this fundamental lift, guiding you through the most powerful grip and hand placement, the best way to position your body, and the proper way to move the bar.
If you're a foodie, you've waited all year for local tomatoes to be ripe on the vine. When they are, there's no better, simpler, or faster way to enjoy them than with this recipe from the strongest man in the kitchen, Chef Robert Irvine.
Winning bodybuilding contests is all about learning: from other bodybuilders, from judges, and from yourself. Derek Lunsford, the 2017 NPC GB Men's Light Heavyweight champ, passes on some good lessons from his first few years on the platform.
The bench press is the standard of strength. If you want to start adding plates, work these four techniques into your plan.
What gets Dwayne Johnson pumped up to sling some serious iron? Heavy beats and blasting guitars, same as the rest of us!
Working as a Jyoto.info customer service representative helps Saniranh keep his spirit and fitness on speed dial. Here's how this diehard lifter brings the spirit of Golden Age greats like Serge Nubret back to life in his training!
Here are some tasty new ways to get your protein and carbs, turn those nutrients into rippling muscle, and keep high-tech track of the whole process.
It doesn't matter who you are, you can benefit from this leg burner courtesy of strength legend Jesse Norris and bikini competitor Erna Palic. It won't take long, but you'll feel it for a while!
If you sometimes feel powerless to resist that cheeseburger or jelly donut, it's not because you're weak. Human evolution has wired you to lose control when it comes to certain combinations of nutrients.
Fitness model Abel Albonetti stops by to share his fitness story and give some insight into training a certain muscle group he gets asked about constantly.
Top fitness model & Instagram star Paige Hathaway visits Jyoto.info HQ to discuss fitness challenges, pescatarian dieting, phone discipline, her fitness heroes, and more!
When you want serious abs, you need a serious plan. This is exactly how an elite physique athlete stays shredded year-round!
Trainer and Jyoto.info Spokesmodel Search finalist Tyler Holt comes by to talk about 1,000-rep workouts, as well as the joys and challenges of "living the dream" of gym ownership in his mid-twenties.
Charles Staley calls himself "The oldest, skinniest guy you’ll ever see deadlifting 500 pounds." How does he do it? With intelligent full-body training that hits the sweet spot of intensity.