7 Things Fitness Insiders Want You To Know
We asked seasoned coaches and trainers in the fitness industry for tips and advice that they wish all their clients and social media followers knew. From dispelling myths about training with injuries to assuming all box gyms suck, your training IQ is all but guaranteed to rise a few points after digesting these tidbits.
GRAGE AGAINST THE MACHINES
Fitness entrepreneur James Grage ditched the gym for resistance band workouts to spend more time with his family. Judging by his results, he won’t be returning anytime soon.
GO TO BED TIRED
Forget brains, talent, or genetics. For Special Forces operator and former UFC fighter Tim Kennedy, hard work is the most important factor to a rewarding life.
FINE ART: CHISELING A COMPETITION-QUALITY UPPER BODY
How physique competitor Osamoje Imoohi shaped his mind and impressive body through fitness.
Light Up Your Legs
Juan Morel’s continued quest for bodybuilding’s top prize begins with his killer leg workout.
ROMAN'S SECOND REIGN
After being sidelined with leukemia in 2018, WWE Superstar Roman Reigns returned bigger and stronger—both inside and outside the ring.
To break out of his fitness funk, M&F ’s chief content officer, Zack Zeigler, challenged himself to complete a 5K, a 10K, a half marathon, and a 24-hour, 30-mile Spartan Race all in a week’s time.
THE FUTURE OF STEROIDS
M&F explores the advancements being made to PEDs, emerging drugs, and what this all means for the future of bodybuilding and other sports
These seven foods will nourish your body and sharpen your mind.
THE MODERN RUNNING SHOE...DISSECTED
More innovations have been made in the past decade to the running shoe than ever before, resulting in a product so efficient it was almost banned from all running events. Here are the major changes that have led us to the pinnacle of performance footwear.
Watch Your Back (Side)
They may not be as fun to train as your chest and arms, but you need strong glutes to lift heavier, run faster, and jump higher. Follow this workout, modeled by IFBB Pro League bikini competitor Mariella Pellegrino, who knows a thing or two about building a powerful posterior.
5 Hearty, Winter Wild-Fish Recipes
It’s chilly outside, but seafood is in season. So dig into these light, satisfying meals to power you forward.
Back, front and center
Dial in your Golden Era look with Damien Patrick’s old-school back burner.
5 New Workout Flows
Tack these five workouts, from flow master Eric Leija, onto your training sessions for more muscle, stability, and mobility.
THE LAST STYLEBENDER
UFC middleweight champion ISRAEL ADESANYA on how he spends his money and his plans to fight MMA legend Jon Jones.
BALLS TO THE WALL
Exercise balls aren’t just for abs and rehab. Try this trainerapproved workout to build muscle, strength, and stability.
THE GOLDEN CHILD
Kolohe Primeau has built a godlike body of classic proportions.
HIT THE SPOT
Attack your weak points, head to toe, with this physique troubleshooting guide.
F MARKS THE SPOT
> Adding Australia’s HIIT-inspired F45 alongside his Performance Inspired nutrition line is the latest fitness evolution for Mark Wahlberg.
A TRUE TRAIL BLAZER
Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard CJ McCollum dishes on how he recovers and his charitable exploits off-court.
Between prepping for his upcoming role in the new Guy Ritchie flick, collecting sports cars, fishing, surfing, rock climbing, and finding the time to stay in shape, SCOTT EASTWOOD can’t sit still—and he wouldn’t have it any other way.
TEN 10-MINUTE WORKOUTS TO BUILD STRENGTH... FAST
It doesn’t take an hour in the gym each day to get strong. These quick, trainer-approved workouts will get the job done in record time.
Fix Your Sleep - More Rest, Bigger Gains
Performance specialist Brandon Marcello helps you overcome these slumber hurdles for a more complete night’s rest.
Pasta Dishes Packed With Protein And Flavor
Carb up for more mass with these pasta dishes packed with protein and flavor.
Want To Burn More Calories? Follow This
Unearthing your six-pack is as simple as staying active between movements.
Keep The Fungus Out Of Fitness
Your diet and workout may be on point, but the filthy habits you haven’t changed since high school may be sabotaging other areas of your health. We’re here to fix and eliminate some disgusting traits.
Fix Your Deadlift Now
Rounding your back during deadlifts doesn’t just look ugly—it can put you at serious risk for injury. Here’s how to right your deadlifting wrongs.
THE BIGGEST WINNER
As the newest trainer of the Blue Team on The Biggest Loser, STEVE COOK is helping to change lives. Ten years ago, Muscle & Fitness changed his.
Gunter. Turns. 50
As Günter Schlierkamp turns the big 5-0 on Feb. 2, we celebrate the German giant’s milestone by revisiting his preparation for his lone IFBB Pro League win, still considered the greatest upset in the sport’s history.
Sam Claflin Refuses To Play The Same Role Twice
From Pirates of the Caribbean to The Hunger Games— now Peaky Blinders and Charlie’s Angels— versatile English actor Sam Claflin refuses to play the same role twice.