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13 Hilarious "After Leg Day" Memes That Only People Who Train Legs Understand
Anyone who trains legs knows that the days following leg day are the worst. Here's some humor to help alleviate the excruciating (but necessary) pain!
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6 Critical Sleep Tips to Build More Muscle at Night
A lot of the muscle building process doesn't happen in the gym, it happens in bed. Read these 6 tips to maximize your sleep and build bigger muscles.
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10 Reasons Why You Should Never Bench, Squat and Deadlift
Serious lifters know to stay away from these 3 compound lifts, not only because they're useless but can end up hurting you in the long run.
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108 Kick Ass Workout Songs
Amplify your gains with this ultimate workout playlist from Muscle & Strength. Have any songs you feel should be on this list? Let us know in the comments section.
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IFBB Figure Pro Samantha Jerring flexing in the grocery shopping aisle.
Nutrex athlete, IFBB Pro, and self-proclaimed mustard connoisseur, Samantha Jerring, gives us a rundown of what her typical grocery haul looks like during her maintenance phase.
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Sleep Science: Nature's Most Effective Performance Enhancer
Want to take complete advantage of your muscle growth, fat loss, and performance potential? It might be time to take complete control of your sleep cycle.
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9 Gym Bag Essentials For People That Workout
Make sure you're well-prepared for a serious workout by packing these 9 essentials in your gym bag, and start turning good workouts into great ones!
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Science Tells All: Get Shredded While You Sleep
Skip that last episode of your Netflix binge marathon and hit the hay. Sleep aids in fat loss and here are some ways to improve your quality of sleep!
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50 Unwritten Gym Rules Every Bro Should Know!
Save yourself a lot of headaches by learning the real rules of the gym. This complete guide on etiquette covers everything from squat rack curling to personal hygiene.
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Start the New Year Right: Awaken the New You
Ready for a better start to your New Year? Awaken the force within you by embracing these simple training principles that pave the way for success.
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7 Ways You're Wasting Your Time in the Gym
Does an hour go by before you finish your first set at the gym? You may be guilty of one of the 7 ways people waste time at the gym.
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41 Things You Should Never Do At A Commercial Gym
Yo, bro! It's time to clean up your act in the gym. These 41 tips might not help you become a better lifter, but they will help you gain respect and maybe even make a few friends.
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Throwback Fitness: Old School Gym
In the Throwback Fitness series, Coach Myers profiles different hardcore gyms across the US. He kicks things off at Old School Gym in Ohio.
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10 Gyms You Must Train at Before You Die
We've got a bucket list for you die hard lifters out there. Check out these 10 gyms you should train at before passing and start planning future trips!
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The Greatest Cheat Meals in the History of the Internet
Who doesn't love rewarding their hard work with an epic cheat meal? Check out our top 10 list of the greatest cheat meals in the history of YouTube!
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Early Riser: 7 Tips to Improve Your Early Morning Workouts
Feeling sluggish getting out of bed to workout in the morning? These 7 tips are exactly what you need to get focused and make gains in the morning!
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Is Poor Digestion Wreaking Havoc on Your Gains?
Your gut could be getting in the way of your ability to make quality gains, especially if it's not doing its job. Maximize your gut health with these tips!
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Who Is The Greatest Mr. Olympia Of All Time?
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Joe Weider's Mr. Olympia. Join Muscle & Strength as we crunch numbers and try to determine which bodybuilder is the greatest of all time.
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12 Gym Bag Essentials with Calum Von Moger
3x Mr. Universe & Cellucor-sponsored athlete Calum Von Moger shares what items he thinks are essential to every lifter's gym bag.
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Gym Membership vs Home Gym: Choosing the Right Gym for You
Training in the right place can help you reach your goals faster. See if you're better off investing in a home gym or joining your local gym.
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10 Fitness Professionals You Should be Following
There's plenty of questionable information and downright bad fitness advice out there. Let these 10 trusted fitness experts guide you.
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7 Ways To Have Fun With Your Fitness Outside Of The Gym
When you're dedicated to a fitness lifestyle, it's not easy to find ways to have fun outside of the gym. Here are 7 ways to have fun with your fitness!
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The Mental Game: 11 Mindset Tips For Focus And Motivation
When it comes to training, your mental focus can make or break your success. Check out these 11 mindset tips and get the most out of every single workout!
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Be On Your Mark Contest Day, With INBF Champion Philip Ricardo
10 days before your photo shoot or competition, how do you look your best!? Philip Ricardo shares his secrets on how to get shredded for your big day!
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Teen Christine Beauchamp Talks Competition!
Want to know what it's like to compete in a figure competition? Teen Christine Beauchamp shares all the details, and some secrets too!
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3 Diseases Possibly Prevented (or Cured) by Diet & Exercise
You've probably heard most diseases can be cured by maintaining proper diet and exercise. This article breaks down the diseases that is actually true about.
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5 Steps to Improving Body Image & Overcoming Locker Room Phobia
New to the gym and afraid of the shared locker room? Check out these 5 tips to help with overcoming locker room phobia and improving your body image.
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Lean man and woman doing a plank
Know the lingo before you hit the weight room. These definitions could help you learn how to maximize your effort in the gym.
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50 Bro-Friendly Workout Tips To Help You Decrease Gains
This bro-tastic muscle building article from Nick Ludlow features 50 bro-friendly workout tips that are sure to help you lose friends and decrease gym credibility.
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M&S Heavy Vol. 1: Workout Music For Extreme People
Warning: This playlist is not for the faint of heart. If you're looking for tunes that bring the pain for some gains, you're in the right place.
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Supplemental Brewing Protein Beer
No longer do you have to make the choice between a protein shake and few beers! The question is, would you knock back a couple of Brewtein beers post-workout?
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Sleep Science: Nature's Most Effective Performance Enhancer (Part 2)
Want to take complete advantage of your muscle growth, fat loss, and performance potential? Learn how to take complete control of your sleep cycle.
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Straight Z's: Sleep Science for College Students
Sleeping is arguably the most important variable to achieving your health and fitness goals. And for college students, you should probably start here.
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Ask Joe The Pro Vol. 10 - Who Are The Top 5 Naturals?
Natural bodybuilder Joe the Pro Ohrablo has the run down on all past Mr. Olympians, as well as the top 5 natural bodybuilders currently competing.
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What's Your Excuse? Double Amputee Athlete Anthony Burruto Motivation
Double-Amputee athlete Anthony Burruto stops by the Muscle & Strength Gym to show the world just how unstoppable he is.
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IFBB Pro & Animal-Sponsored Lifter Jason Huh
Get a personal look into IFBB Pro Jason Huh's life growing up, and his insight on the many important aspects of life that have helped him throughout his bodybuilding career.
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Universal Texas Road Trip with Antoine Vaillant & Chris Tuttle
IFBB Pros Chris Tuttle and Antoine Vaillant went down to Texas to train at world class gyms. Watch them go hard at Texas Gym before refueling at Sonny Bryan's BBQ.
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The Worst Gym Advice You've Ever Heard
Whether it's coming from a clueless bro or a well-meaning personal trainer, bad gym advice is everywhere. Learn which common tips you should ignore.
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Can't Seem to Get Out Of Bed? 8 Ways To Get Enthusiastic About Working Out
We all have our bad days. If you need a little extra mental shove to make it to the gym, try one of these 8 tactics to boost your enthusiasm.
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Road to The 2016 Arnold with Brett Kahn - Episode II
Catch part 2 of IFBB Physique Pro Brett Kahn's prep for the 2016 Arnold Classic. This video includes a chest session, supplementation tips, and more.
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M&S Sits Down With 8x Mr. Olympia Ronnie Coleman After Back Surgery
M&S sat down with new hall of famer Ronnie Coleman at the 2016 Arnold Classic to talk about his new honor, rehab, his brand, and more.
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Cancer is Harder Than Training - Here's a Man Who Beat Both
Many believe working out most days to be a difficult feat, let alone over coming a disease such as Cancer. Brad Borland conquered both; read his story.
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America’s Strongest Teenager: Olympic Weightlifter CJ Cummings
CJ Cummings is America's strongest teenager. Check out this exclusive video where we discuss his training, accomplishments, and future Olympic aspirations!
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Grillin’ & Chillin’: The Best July 4th Recipes for Lifters
Hosting this year's 4th of July festivities? Stay lean and eat great with these recipes straight from the M&S kitchen!
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4 Easy Tips to Keep Your Fitness Goals on Track While Traveling
Don't let all that hard work go to waste while on vacation. Check out these 4 tips and stay on track while actually enjoying your well-deserved vacation!
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What Equipment Should You Purchase for Your Home Gym?
Building your very own gym at home can be one of the best investments you make. Before you start buying random equipment, find out which pieces are necessary!
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How Ryan Terry Prepares For a Pro Physique Competition
After placing 2nd in the 2016 Physique Olympia last year, USN Athlete Ryan Terry is hungry to win the title at the 2017 Arnold Classic! Join Ryan's journey!
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Dallas McCarver's Lifestyle: Nutrition, Training, Business & Work Ethic
We finish off our 3 part series with A Day In the life of Dallas McCarver 4.5 weeks out from the 2017 Arnold Classic. Check out how the 315lb pro lives!
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Part 3: How Ryan Terry Prepares For Competition
After placing 2nd in the 2016 Men's Physique Olympia last year, USN Athlete Ryan Terry is hungry to win the title at the 2017 Arnold Classic! Follow his prep!
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The Future of Fitness: 5 Trends to Keep Your Eye On
The future of fitness is coming fast & these 5 ground breaking technology trends could help you achieve all your fitness related goals. Check it out!
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