Muscle Building Articles

Want to build muscle? You're in the right place. These articles will teach you how to build muscle by developing the right nutrition and workout plans for your lifestyle and goals. If you're a beginner we recommend reading our how to build muscle expert guide first.

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Destroying Arms At Diamond Gym With Roman Fritz
Build monster-sized biceps, massive forearms, and bulging triceps with IFBB Pro and Animal-sponsored Roman Fritz's arm-destroying routine!
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10 Unique Ways To Bring Up Lagging Body Parts
It's time to challenge body parts that aren't responding to conventional training methods. This article presents 10 effective solutions that can help you get growing again.
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Inside Look At 12 Common Bodybuilding Gym Habits
Elliot Reimers helps you to make sense of common and sometimes crazy gym practices. Grunting, belts, international chest day and muscle confusion. It's all here!
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Another Reason Your Muscle Building Program Sucks
Must all exercises be performed with a full range of motion to build muscle? Jason Ferruggia says no. Find out how partial reps can help increase your workout results.
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72 Muscle Building Questions All Answered With Yes
Do you even lift, bro? Yes, yes and yes! Well if you do, then you'll know all the answers to these lifting questions. If not, you're missing out on all kinds of gains.
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12 Ways To Instantly Power Up Your Workouts
This is not the same old rehashed tips article. Brad Borland presents 12 muscle building workout tweaks that can help invigorate your training and improve gains today.
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Training Intensity: Are You Training Hard Enough?
When it all comes down it, how much effort do you truly put into your muscle building program? Can you honestly say that you are working as hard as you possibly can?
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10 Quality (Not Quantity) Workout Fixes For Bigger Muscle Gains
Ok, so you are lifting a lot of heavy weight...but are you building muscle? Learn how to stop the sloppy training and improve your gains by fixing these 10 key exercises.
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Muscle Building Exercises You Should Be Doing!
The low down on power racks, unique muscle building exercises, and just how many isolation lifts you should be performing in the gym.
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My Top 5 Musts For Success In Bodybuilding
Natural pro bodybuilder and Scivation sponsored athlete RJ Perkins talks about the importance of passion, drive, determination, dedication and patience.
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Vegan Muscle Building - Can It Work?
A vegan lifestyle can create special challenges when it comes to muscle building. Article includes a sample eating plan and tips to help you maximize growth.
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4 Ways to Overcome Your Plateau with Workout Variation
Has your progress stalled while on your quest to put on lean muscle mass? Check out these 4 tips to bust through those plateaus and put on more muscle mass!
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5 Things You May Not Know About Building Muscle
What does it really take to build muscle? This article by Steve Shaw presents you with a list of five things you may not have known about the bodybuilding process.
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Training At Home? Don't Sacrifice Your Technique!
Training at home and having a hard time improving your exercise form? Here are 7 practical tips to help get you on track and hitting your goals.
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I Need To Build Muscle Fast!
Wanna build muscle fast? Read this article before you hit the gym. Learn how to train, rest, avoid overtraining and speed recovery. Get the most out of training.
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Varying Protein Sources & Muscle Building
Leucine, mTor, and muscle protein synthesis (MPS). Find out how the protein foods you eat impact the muscle growth process for the better - and for the worse.
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Akim Williams' Detail Back Workout During Arnold Classic Prep
IFBB Pro and MHP athlete, Akim Williams, takes us through one of his back workouts while on prep. This workout is focused on building muscle detail.
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Maik Weidenbach
Immanuel Kant asked, "can I apply it universally or is it a gimmick?" Learn how to apply this maxim to your training, nutrition and supplementation.
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Building Muscle On A Budget
Paying too much for groceries? Outgrowing your clothes? Can't afford whey protein? Follow these tips, save money and get the results you want.
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Avoid The Seven Deadly Muscle Building Sins!
Maximize your results by lowering stress levels, learning to be patient, being persistent, finding balance, and avoiding ego training and overtraining.
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Train Insane, Improve Your Gains
These 9 battle tactics aren't easy, but they can help you win the war in the gym. It's time to get raw and crazy with these anything but conservative approaches.
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Pursuit of Prodigious Pecs: Mastering Effective Chest Training
Looking for new ways to increase your overall chest growth? These 3 chest workouts are just what you need in your program to develop some unreal chest size!
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8 Sure-Fire Ways To Build A Bigger Chest
These unique chest-building tips will help you get growing again. Fear not! This article is not just another ineffective waste of Internet space full of empty promises.
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Increasing Weekly Training Volume
Faheem Chauhan teaches you how to safely increase training volume and intensity while reducing the risks of injury and overtraining.
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9 Workout Mistakes That Limit Muscle Growth Potential
If you stop seeing results, it's time to examine your current lifting routine. Look for these 9 signs that your workout is limiting your muscle growth.
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Effective Leg Training Made Simple
Set aside unbalanced training habits and ineffective half squats and build powerful, well-built legs and calves. This article includes a sample leg building workout.
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5 “Laws” of Muscle Building You Should Forget
If you're going to break a law, break one of these 5 muscle building laws. The logic behind them is faulty and not helping you reach your goals any faster.
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5 Muscle Building Tips I Wish I Knew
A few words from the wise. Brad Borland takes a look back at his early bodybuilding years and shares a few things he would change if he could do it all over again.
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Revamp Your Routine With Whole Body Training
Dustin Elliott provides rut-busting approaches to both training and diet. Train whole body, eat more nightly carbs and get the results you want.
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Chest Workout With Pro Bodybuilder Roman Fritz
Get an upper-body pump going with IFBB Pro and Animal-Sponsored athlete Roman Fritz's massive chest-building routine, filmed at the world-famous Muscle Beach.
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5 Muscle Building Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid
Some mistakes are unavoidable, others can easily be learned from and corrected Read this article & learn how to avoid these 5 common muscle building errors.
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Swole University: 11 Lessons For Bigger Arms
Maik Wiedenbach wasn't born with big arms, he built them the hard way: through trial and error. Learn from his mistakes and expedite your arm gains with these 11 tips.
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8 Surefire Ways to Sabotage Your Gains
Self-sabotage is wreaking havoc on your ability to gain muscle mass. Make sure you're avoiding these 8 mistakes and build muscle faster than ever before!
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7 BS Facts About Muscle That Everyone Thinks are True
Do magazine headlines and tips from fitness gurus leave you scratching your head? Be wary of these BS muscle "facts" that everyone thinks are true.
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4 Exercises to Help You Set a New Deadlift Personal Record
Completely shatter your current deadlift personal record by performing these 4 exercises! Learn which exercises to perform to make your deadlift max jump!
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Top 5 Workout Program Assistance Exercises
If you're like most lifters you've been using the same assistance exercises forever. It's time to infuse your training with 5 potent exercises you're probably not doing.
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The Five Muscle Building Virtues
Make the right diet and training decisions and maximize your muscle building by following the 5 virtues: knowledge, persistence, resistance, simplicity and patience.
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 Lessons From Lifters: 4 Mistakes You Don't Want To Make
When you're new to lifting, you want to get huge right away. But many new trainees make these common mistakes. Learn how to build size the right way!
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Tips For Achieving Effective Muscle Gains
6 tips for boosting gains. Learn about the tie between form and performance, and why you should change workouts every 3-4 weeks.
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10 Things You've Been Doing Wrong Since You Started Lifting
Do you recognize any of these common lifting mistakes? Even experienced lifters are guilty of these! Read on to learn how to right your wrongs.
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10 Lessons Learned in 25 Years Under the Bar
Brad Borland has learned a lot in his 25 years of strength training. Now he's sharing 10 lessons with you on how to make the most of your training.
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Q&A With Brad Borland, Volume 2: A Beginner Training Program
Natural bodybuilder Brad Borland lays out a beginner training program, and talks about the effectiveness of the creatine/beta-alanine stack.
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6 Steps to Getting Jacked this Fall with Kris Gethin
Fall is as good of a time to get jacked as any time of the year, and Kris Gethin's 6 steps to getting jacked will get you pointed in the right direction!
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Big On The Basics: Bench Press With Powerlifter Garrett "Gunz" Griffin
Powerlifter Garrett "Gunz" Griffin is famous for his big bench. He shares his start-to-finish tips on having your biggest bench ever!
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5 Simple and Effective Ways To Lose Muscle
Warning: your own bad habits may be costing you muscle growth. Learn how to reverse your mistakes and start seeing results again.
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The 3 Keys To Workout Intensity
Just what does training intensity mean, and how can you benefit from it? Learn how to combine hard work, focus and belief and improve your results.
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Want to build muscle? You're in the right place. These articles will teach you how to build quality lean muscle mass. If you're a beginner we recommend reading our how to build muscle expert guide first.