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Floyd Mayweather to Appear at Mr. Olympia Expo

The undefeated welterweight champ will be bringing it at the Ultimate Nutrition booth.

WATCH: Into The Void Documentary

Within those seconds, between with the chalk box and the bar, that's what I'm talking about. That's the void.

Steve Cook's 6-Exercise Chest-Building Workout -

If you want to construct a better chest, you need to look beyond the bench press. Steve Cook, owner of one of the best physiques in the biz, will show you how he builds without the bench.

Jesse Shand: The Incredible Shrinking Man -

Human compassion and technology come together in one the most inspiring transformation stories we've heard. This now-legendary forum member has lost 350 pounds, and his future is brighter than ever.

Open Bodybuilding Prejudging Wrap-up | Mr. Olympia 2015

Team MD's Dan Solomon, Peter McGough & Shawn Ray start off the video discussing the top open bodybuilding guys & how they looked at prejudging. Later, David Baye replaces Shawn to talk about the Fitness & Bikini finals that took place Friday night as well. Lastly, Dexter Jackson steps in to join the discussion.

212 Prejudging Wrap-up | Mr. Olympia 2015

Team MD's Peter McGough, Shawn Ray & David Baye discuss who looked good, who looked better & who didn't during the 212 prejudging at the 2015 Mr. Olympia.

Rich Piana Interview from the Expo | Mr. Olympia 2015

Muscular Development's David Baye caught up with Rich Piana at the 2015 Olympia Expo. In this video, he talks about his weekend wedding, his 70 person booth crew and more.

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Interview with Hi-Tech's Greg Novacheck at the Mr. Olympia 2015

Sagittarius Horoscope for Saturday, September 19, 2015

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - It's nearly impossible to keep your feelings under wraps because you're wearing your heart on your sleeve today. The moody Moon is visiting your 1st House of Self and She has her own communication style that bypasses words and social pleasantries. Nevertheless, it's unwise to just assume that anyone knows your emotional process unless you take the time to specifically tell them. Confiding in someone who has earned your trust will instantaneously lighten your load and brighten your day.

6 Perfect Post-Workout Meals

Eating quality food post-workout is crucial…you know, if you expect to make gains and stuff. The science on recovery is a little War-and-Peace-y in its complexity but you can boil it down to a few nutritional musts: in order to optimize your results, you need to replace the amino acids and glycogen lost during your workout.

5 Exercises for Explosive Lat Development

The latissimus dorsi, or lats, are the biggest and most powerful muscles of the back. And they are the primary muscles responsible for a wide, v-shaped back. The following exercises will help take your lat game to the next level.

Does Soreness Equal Muscle Growth?

There aren’t many ways to gauge the quality of a workout. Sure, if you achieve a new personal best on a given exercise, you know you’ve been doing something right. But after years of training, particularly for bodybuilders, the goal is not always to push our max lifts higher and higher. So how do we tell if a workout really “worked”? Most of us, including myself, usually look for muscle soreness a day or two after a workout. We call this delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). The pain and stif ness usually increase in the hours after a workout and then peak around 24–48 hours later. In most cases it subsides and is gone within six to seven days. DOMS is the least ambiguous sign we have to use as a gauge. Unfortunately, if you’ve been training consistently for a few years, you don’t get sore after most workouts. This can be discouraging to a lot of people and often leads them to do unnecessary (if not ridiculous) things in order to try to develop DOMS after a workout. But is this really necessary? Is DOMS an accurate indicator of the ef ectiveness of a workout?

On Trial: Front Barbell Shrugs vs. Behind-the-Back

For balanced traps developed from all angles, include both versions in your trap-training program. To build bigger/higher upper traps, the barbell shrug to the front is the winner. To build thicker traps and to hit the middle portion of them, the behind-the-back barbell shrug is a better choice.

Build Up Your Chest Workout

The first exercise in the routine is incline barbell press, chosen as the lead because the upper pecs are typically in greater need of thickness than the lower pecs. Doing them first will help ensure maximum intensity, because the muscles are fresh. Treat this as your heavy move for the day, keeping all of your rep counts in the single digits and employing a spotter. The next exercise, flat-bench dumbbell press, should be treated aggressively as well. The reps are only slightly higher, so push yourself with a relatively heavy set of dumbbells, even if it means you do only nine reps on your last set. By this point you’ll have done both an incline and a flat pressing move; dips will essentially serve as your decline press to emphasize the lower pecs. It’s tough to put a specific rep count on dips because some guys can bang out 25-plus reps consecutively while others struggle to get a half dozen. The key here is to do as many dips as possible in the span of three sets. It’s not supposed to be easy. The cable flye is where you can drop the resistance a bit and go for a good burn to finish off the pecs in style.

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5 Supplement Must-Haves On A Budget -

Have yourself a cocktail: Many pre-workouts on the market will have a combination of these supplements, making it easier to get them all with just a single scoop. Some contain additional ingredients, such as citrulline malate and beta-alanine, that can help give you an extra edge in the gym. Just make sure to check the label to make sure they contain the right ingredients in the right doses.

6 Reasons You Should Be Using Whey Protein

Hitting the gym hard hoping to make strength gains? Researchers at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, took 19 men performing resistance training over a 10-week period and gave some of them 14 grams of whey and casein protein along with 6 grams of free amino acids, while giving the rest a 20-gram placebo. Those who consumed the whey had greater increases in fat-free mass and muscle strength. The key is to follow the example of the study and consume whey one hour before and after the exercises.

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5 Ways to Boost Triceps Growth

The man who wants  bigger triceps  cannot live on pressdowns alone. Too often, we see guys in the gym—and maybe you're one of them—working his triceps to death at the cable pressdown station. Ten sets, 15 sets... whatever it takes to get them sore. But what the pressdown-happy masses don't seem to realize is that this exercise emphasizes the lateral (outer) head of the triceps. So if that's all you do, the other two heads of your tri's are going to be underdeveloped and you'll never get the kind of growth you're hoping for.

9 Sex Positions That'll Get Her Off Every Time

With these mind-blowing, orgasm-inducing techniques, she’ll never need to fake it again.

How Trail Running Can Transform Your Body

You don’t need to charge hundreds of miles of trails like Dean Karnazes or Scott Jurek to reap the body benefits of running off-road. Hitting the trail—even a smooth gravel, dirt or woodchip path—works your muscles, tendons and ligaments (and more) differently than running on the road or treadmill. And running trails that head uphill or down…you’re not only building your cardiovascular engine, but strengthening quads, glutes, calves, and core, too.

The Fat Guy’s Guide to Losing Weight

It’s not enough to say, “I want to lose weight.” Not-so-newsflash: The majority of Americans (69%) are overweight and more than a third are obese—a lot of those folks no doubt profess a desire to drop a few, too. Need a nudge? “You can gain an inch of penis length for every 10 pounds you lose,” says Rovenia “Dr. Ro” Brock , Ph.D., MS, RD. OK, not really, but as the gut shrinks, the prominence of the member grows. Seriously, though: You need to find your own “come to Jesus” moment for weight-loss motivation, whether it’s some scary health test results, a frustration with huffing and puffing at the top of every flight of stairs, or a vanity-driven desire to get back to your college weight. Whatever it is, it needs to be for you .

Armed and Dangerous

One thing that has been a constant for Eduardo Correa—regardless of the size and weight of his fellow competitors—has been his conditioning. The man comes in peeled to each and every show that he enters and, of course, a major component of that has been the definition in his arms. When a bodybuilder takes the time to accentuate every line and cut in body parts big and small, it usually results in the biceps and triceps getting a lot of accolades, even if he doesn’t have to work as hard to get there.

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The 10 Worst Things You’re Doing for Your Muscles

But sometimes our habits in and out of the gym unknowingly can sabotage our hard work—or at least make us less efficient in producing the results we’re striving so hard to achieve. Here are the 10 worst things you’re doing for your muscles and what you can do instead.

6 Lessons That Will Transform Your Calves -

Like other small muscle groups with a greater percentage of slow-twitch fibers, the calves recover fairly quickly after an intense workout. They may be sore for a day or two, but then you're ready to train them again. Experiment with different training frequencies of anywhere from twice a week to as much as every other day, at least for the short term. Keep track of your progress, because you may have to experiment with a number of training variables when it comes to calves before settling on the ones that work most effectively for you.

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Top 5 Assistance Exercises for the Bench Press

Casey would do extremely heavy pullover/tricep extensions. With the bar on the ground behind his head, he would pullover the weight and then do a tricep extension. Casey would perform 5-6 sets of 3-5 reps. His best in this lift was 365 lbs. for 3 reps!

3 Ways Rest Can Positively Impact Your Workout

In a study published last May in Research in Sports Medicine , two groups of subjects were tasked with performing three sets of seated rows (which primarily work the lats), with two-minute rests between sets. While resting, one group did nothing, while the other group had their pecs stretched by a researcher for 40 seconds. Result: Not only did the subjects who stretched not lose reps to fatigue in each succeeding set, they actually got more reps than those who hadn’t stretched. Researchers also measured significant increases in muscle activity in the subjects’ lats and biceps.

IIFYM Muscle-Building Weekly Meal Plan

With this diet, incorporating whole foods is a priority because that will help build the foundation to indulge on other foods like burgers. It's simply a balancing act. To ease your way into becoming flexible dieter, we've outlined a comprehensive 5-day meal plan. This sample meal plan is based of a 180-pound lifter who is looking to lean out -- totaling 2,300 calories a day, 225 grams of protein, 220 grams of carbs, and 55 grams of fat.

15 Non-Powder Ways To Add Protein To Your Shake or Smoothie

Ever wonder what’s actually in your protein powder ? We did. And after we deciphered the near-unpronounceable ingredients, we started thinking some more. Say you wanted to nix powders altogether—forgo the tubs of whey and take a more natural route—by bulking up shakes and smoothies with protein-filled vegetables, seeds, dairy products, and more. What would you use? Which easy-to-mix-in foods have the highest protein profile?

Keep Body Fat in Check with a 35-Gram High Protein Breakfast

Over a 12-week period, participants were instructed to report their feelings of hunger, and log their daily intake of foods and drinks. Their body weight and body composition were measured at the beginning and end of the study’s duration, and they each wore a device that measured their minute-to-minute glucose levels throughout the day.

5 Ways to Train Traps

The functional opposite of scapular retraction is scapular protraction. Bryant likes performing protraction to work the traps in a different way while building his strength chain on the bench. “Hand spacing should be the same as your regular bench-press grip,” he says. “Lower the bar with straight arms by dropping the shoulders down toward the bench and crunching the shoulder blades together. Then force the bar upward by spreading the shoulder blades out, as in a lat spread, while raising the shoulders off the bench. The bar will travel only three or four inches either way. This is a great way to add thickness to the midtraps and directly benefit your bench numbers.”

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The Dumbbell Workout

Build muscle strength without a barbell—with our dumbbell workout, you'll sculpt a better body right now.

54-Year-Old Smashes Two Fitness World Records

Proving age is nothing but a state of mind, 54-year-old Rodney Hahn from Virginia Beach SMASHED two world records just after midnight on Sunday, Sept. 13. He now holds the record for most pullups in 12 hours (4310) and for most pullups in 24 hours (6737), and will be certified by Guinness in the next few weeks. Amazingly, Hahn broke the previous record for most pullups in 24 hours by more than 900 pullups. And while it's true all records were meant to be broken, it may be a while before we see anyone topping these incredible numbers.

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4 Triceps Boosters To Increase Your Max Bench

Set up the bar in a squat rack so that it is a few feet off the ground. Lie down on the ground, under the bar so that your eyes are directly under the bar. Grip the bar with the same grip-width that you use on the bench press. Unrack it and lower it towards your chest. Your upper arms will make contact with the floor before the bar reaches your chest. From this position, press the bar up and repeat. Don’t bounce your arms off the ground — control it down and explode the weight upward. Also, keep the movements as close to how you bench press as possible (i.e., still try to lower the bar to the same point on your chest). You can also expect to move more weight here since you’re pressing through a shorter range of motion and because your triceps are closer to full extension. This move is most valuable for improving bench press lockout.


The best way to use exercise to shed body fat while increasing lean muscle is to prioritize anaerobic exercise with sprints and weights and include one to two heavy weight workouts a week. You’ll also want to train the “classic” lifts like squats, lunges, step-ups, presses, row, and chin-ups—all exercises that favor the use of heavy weights because they use a variety of muscle groups to perform.

5 Ways You're Wasting Your Workouts

Working out three or more days a week is a big time commitment. Don’t you want to make sure you’re getting the best results for your effort? See faster gains by eliminating these self-sabotaging habits.

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Miles Teller: The Superstar Who's Officially in the Zone

How the boyish standout in last year’s little indie that could, "Whiplash," whipped himself into leading-man form—first as a superhero, then as a shredded pugilist.

The Workout to Build a Massive Chest and Get Rid of Your Man-Boobs

If there's one muscle group that defines a fit guy, it's his chest. So instead of filling out your T-shirts with a flabby pair of fat deposits, trim down and bulk up the right way with this two-day workout. It's specially designed to target your chest muscles while also keeping your heart pumping hard, helping you burn away the extra blubber to reveal a powerful, rock-solid chest.

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2015 Olympia Live Webcast

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Mr. Olympia, and it has grown into much more than a single bodybuilding contest. Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend has evolved to become the biggest event in the fitness industry, spanning four days of exciting contests where the winners of the Mr. Olympia, 212 Bodybuilding, Men’s and Women’s Physique, Fitness, Figure, and Bikini division will be the unquestioned best in the world with well over $1M (the highest prize money in the industry) going to the top competitors.


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Competitors Put Muscle to Test at 2015 Olympia Expo

Incredible feats of power, strength and determination were in no shortage at this year's Olympia Expo. No matter where you looked, there was some badass, going into beast mode for a crowd-pleasing performance.

The Best Late-Night Snack, According to Science

In the 12-week study, 39 young men lifted weights three times a week and ate a 275-calorie snack (cheese sandwich, apple, no-cal drink, for 37g carbs, 10g protein, 9g fat) afterward; otherwise, they kept to their normal diet.

Ask Men's Fitness: How Can I Project More Sex Appeal?

and direct are sexy. My guess is you’re doing two things wrong: You’re not being direct, and you let yourself get walked on. To their credit, assholes are direct with their intentions. They’re not sweet and attentive and waiting for her to do something. So make a move. This does not mean get drunk and try to sleep with her. What I mean is be bold: Ask her out, go for that kiss at the end of a good date, and don’t be afraid to tell her you’re interested.

America's Hot Girls of the Gym: 3

ANGT (America's Next Great Trainer) presents the 3rd installment of America’s Hot Girls of the Gym. We hit gyms across America to catch some of the hottest, fitttest girls in action. In this 3rd series, we pick up where we left off by showcasing those fit and sexy ladies who have put their time in at the weightroom to build a rockin' physique. So check these hardbodies out and get inspired to build your own masterpiece in the gym.

Build Bigger, Stronger Quads

There, you'll start with five sets of good old-fashioned barbell squats: One light set of 15 reps as a warm-up, then increasing the weight for sets of 12, 10, eight and six repetitions. Follow that with the first exercise outlined here, one-legged hacks (you'll know you're doing them correctly if you find yourself holding back the upchuck on the last searing reps). Next, a bench step-up — pick the heaviest dumbbells you can handle without blowing your form — and finish with a leg extension variation guaranteed to bring on a nasty-ass muscle burn.

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2015 212 Showdown Call Out Report

competitors are fighting for the top spots at the 2015 Olympia? Find out here!

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