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Passing On Your Passion for Fitness to Your Kids | Upgrade Your Dad Bod | Transform Your Bod from Dad to Rad | Cary Went from Dad Bod to Dat Bod If there’s one thing a guy doesn’t want to hear in the gym, it’s someone telling him he has the dreaded “dad bod.” It means you’re not in terrible shape,
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Not that long ago, bodybuilders and physique athletes were only ”in the public eye” to audiences at shows and fans of muscle magazines or websites. No longer. Millions watch their workouts and meals and critique their physiques online daily—and that’s saying nothing of the family and community members watching them struggle, fail, and succeed in daily life. Here’s how two elite physique
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Fat Burners Complete Guide | The Best Fat Burners | How to Use Fat Burners | Pick the Perfect Fat Burner There are two ways to take a fat burner. You can swallow a pill or powder, change nothing else in your life, and hope for the best, or you can make it part of a comprehensive training, nutrition, and supplementation plan
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The 2021 World’s Strongest Man officially kicked off in Sacramento, California, on Tuesday, June 15. In all, 25 of the strongest men on the planet gathered to find out who the strongest would be over the next six days. You can read our preview of the competition, then check back here for daily results and highlights. Event 1: Loading Medley Race
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Fat Burners Complete Guide | The Best Fat Burners | How to Use Fat Burners | Pick the Perfect Fat Burner How do I know when spring has arrived each year? Because the annual onslaught of people asking me one question has begun: ”What’s a good fat burner?” Or they’ll ask me, ”Do fat-burners really work?” Either way, this tells me that summer’s right around
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Passing On Your Passion for Fitness to Your Kids | Upgrade Your Dad Bod When the term “dad bod” leapt into the popular lexicon a few years ago, few of us could have predicted that it—and the debate around it—would prove to be so long-lasting. Chalk it up to the dual nature of the dad bod.
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Bodybuilding and fitness articles geared toward men often say you need to bulk up when you want to increase muscle tissue. But many women (and plenty of men) have no desire to get bulky while increasing lean mass. This approach works for both men and women who want to build muscle and reduce fat simultaneously, without ”bulking up.” Adding muscle while
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You’ve been a fixture on the strongman scene for nearly 20 years, but your strength journey didn’t start there. What was your first experience with lifting?   I started training weights in 1993 while working for Carnival Cruise Lines as a bartender. I lifted in a makeshift gym: a storage room at the front of the
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So you’ve been hitting the gym for a few years, you’ve had some fantastic results at times, but you feel like your progress has stalled. You reach the same point and don’t seem to be getting any stronger, you’re not building muscle, and it’s hard to stay motivated. Sound familiar? Well, you’re not alone. Now, this
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No matter how many products you see that claim to be a ”magic” weight-loss cure, losing weight the right way just isn’t that easy. But it doesn’t have to be the all-out miserable grind that many people make it out to be! And yes, it can be achieved faster than you might expect. So, here’s my definition of ”fast:” If you’re serious about losing weight, plan on
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Want to lose weight? Burn more calories than you consume. Yeah, yeah—you’ve heard that part before. But beyond just nailing your diet, what can you do to stay lean while maintaining or adding muscle? You can increase the amount of work you do during your lifting workouts. No, this doesn’t mean turning everything into a
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Back in 1977, the inaugural World’s Strongest Man took place at Universal Studios in California. The contestants ran the gamut, from bodybuilders like Lou Ferrigno and Franco Columbu to powerlifters, martial artists, Olympic weightlifters, and even a single pro football player. Today, the sport is far more specialized, consisting only of the top super-heavyweight competitive
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Depending on who you ask—this can be a controversial topic. But in reality, it’s straightforward. Before we get into exactly what you should, and shouldn’t be doing, let’s take a step back and consider the bigger picture.  There’s a common misconception about what conditioning is. Most people seem to think that it’s as simple as conditioning
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How to Lose Weight Fast | Nutrition to Lose Weight Fast | Hack Your Workouts for Fast Weight Loss | Cardio to Lose Weight Fast If you’re tired of struggling to lose weight and are impatient to see some results, we have good news: You have options. And here’s better news: We’re not talking about crash dieting or doing hours of cardio.
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Want to start an online fitness flame war? Well, there is no shortage of ways to do it. An increasingly intense one in recent years is the great cardio debate: HIIT or LISS? Choose your fat-burning fighter! Here’s the thing: An exhaustive meta-study concluded in 2017 that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and low-intensity steady state (LISS) are pretty much
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Steve Keane is the co-founder of Kraft Coaching, a coaching service specializing in helping regular people develop incredible physiques. I’m a big fan of Steve’s work and think of him as part coach, part fitness philosopher. Read Helping Regular People Build Incredible Physiques at its original source Breaking Muscle: http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/helping-regular-people-build-incredible-physiques
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USS Nationals Preview | USS Nationals Highlights Over 200 competitors gathered in Minneapolis, Minnesota on June 5 for the return of one of the most prestigious titles in American strength sports! Many stars of the sport of strongman have claimed this title at one point in their careers, and the 2021 version of this event could very
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What is Strongman? | Strongman in a Normal Gym | Strongman for Bodybuilding | Bodybuilding for Strongman  In every sport, there is a time and place to go hard on the specifics of competition and chase achievement. Then, there’s a time to build back up what competition breaks down.   The sport of strongman is no different. You may picture the world’s strongest
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The first time Robert Oberst rambled into a strongman-focused gym, he knew instantly what he was born to do. At 6 feet, 8 inches tall and well over 350 muscular pounds, he may have been the last to realize what everyone around him already knew.  “A buddy of mine was an amateur strongman who was just
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What is Strongman? | Strongman in a Normal Gym | Nutrition for Strongman | Strongman for Bodybuilding | Bodybuilding for Strongman   Despite its name, strongman training isn’t just a sport focused on getting strong. It’s about getting better at pretty much every measurement of athleticism: explosive power, mental toughness, conditioning, and yes, strength. Hit strongman-style workouts without changing a single thing you
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My college roommate told me that he thinks of me as a guy who listens to moody, poetic, eclectic music alone in his room. He told me this after I shared my existential crisis during my early twenties with him. Read Lifting Big, Dylan, Jazz, and Skinny Jeans at its original source Breaking Muscle: https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/lifting-big-dylan-jazz-and-skinny-jeans
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Mmmmm…doughnuts. Who doesn’t love those little glazed rings of doughy perfection? You certainly do, if the popularity of our small army of doughnut recipes is any indication! While protein doughnut shops have become a real thing in recent years, many of us prefer to have a healthy, high-protein recipe on hand for when those cravings strike.   We get it! From light and
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What is Strongman? | Strongman in a Normal Gym | Strongman for Bodybuilding | Nutrition for Strongman When I was a 21-year-old, 175-pound kid relatively new to the world of lifting weights, some friends introduced me to an underground sport known as strongman. I was initially wary, but loved the spectacle and slowly began to infiltrate their
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The sport of strongman and strongwoman has evolved from a weekend TV show to a worldwide grassroots phenomenon. You may know the stars competing at the Arnold Strongman Classic or World’s Strongest Man today, but who are the athletes who will hold those podium positions in a few years? You’ll find them at events like the United States Strongman
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Strongman in a Normal Gym | Strongman Competition Guide | Nutrition for Strongman | Strongman for Bodybuilding Q: Strongman training looks cool, but complicated. And I’m no pro strongman, just someone who wants to be big and strong. What’s a simple place to start?  Yes, strongman and bodybuilding training can play nicely together. In fact, both
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