• Here's a Back-Building Breakdown of How to Master the Meadows Row

    Here's a Back-Building Breakdown of How to Master the Meadows Row

    Build a V-taper physique with huge forearms and biceps with the Meadows row, a full body exercise created by IFBB bodybuilder John Meadows.
  • Build Your Back Better with This Wide-Lat Workout From Anna McManamey

    Build Your Back Better with This Wide-Lat Workout From Anna McManamey

    Australia’s Anna McManamey, a certified personal trainer and sports nutritionist shares her sexy back and shoulders workout and fitness tips.
  • Skip the Cardio and Incorporate These 4 Fat-Loss Exercises Into Your Routine

    Skip the Cardio and Incorporate These 4 Fat-Loss Exercises Into Your Routine

    When training with fat loss in mind, your main focuses are nutrition and incorporating these 4 important fat loss exercises in your routine.
  • Escalate Your Abs Progression With This Core Workout Challenge

    Escalate Your Abs Progression With This Core Workout Challenge

    For years, I’ve been posting some crazy challenges for a group of friends I used to train with in Los Angeles in order to keep each other motivated. These days, it’s more to fight the tedium that threatens our fitness lifestyle. For more than three decades I’ve worked out at least once a day. Maybe…
  • Start the Weekend Hard and Strong with This Total-Body Challenge

    Start the Weekend Hard and Strong with This Total-Body Challenge

    What is the @andywhatsnext Weekend Workout Challenge series? It started with me posting some crazy challenges for a group of friends I used to train with in Los Angeles — to keep each other motivated. Now, it’s more to fight the tedium that threatens our fitness lifestyle? I’ve been working out at least once a…
  • 4 Coaches Share Their Favorite Post-Rehab Shoulder Exercises

    4 Coaches Share Their Favorite Post-Rehab Shoulder Exercises

    The shoulder is a miracle joint. It’s a shallow ball-and-socket joint that provides a ton of mobility with the muscles surrounding the joint providing the stability. This allows us to press, pull, and throw with abandon. However, there is one drawback. The shoulders get banged up. Like, a lot. If you’ve been lifting for any…
  • These 2 Full-Body Workouts will Have You Moving in all the Right Directions

    These 2 Full-Body Workouts will Have You Moving in all the Right Directions

    When it comes to performing a full-body workout, are we really hitting every necessary moves? There’s a slight chance that in our search for creating the most effective workout in the shortest amount of time, effectiveness at times gets sacrificed for efficiency. The benefits of incorporating full-body workouts can range from time saved to fat…
  • Try this Soldier-Athlete Full-Body Blast Workout from Erik Bartell

    Try this Soldier-Athlete Full-Body Blast Workout from Erik Bartell

    Personal trainer and Army veteran Erik Bartell’s training style blends high-intensity with full-body functional strength and conditioning. If you haven’t tried one of his Live Classes each Tuesday and Thursday mornings on the M&F Instagram page, you’ll understand what he means after completing this full-body punisher. “Remember that even if you do everything right, you’re…
  • Military Monday: “Dominate” your delts with Hybrid Warrior Program

    Military Monday: “Dominate” your delts with Hybrid Warrior Program

    Certified trainer and infantryman Chris Kellum has you covered head to toe with his “Hybrid Warrior” training program, designed with the new Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) in mind. First, he offered an upper-body routine here on muscleandfitness.com; then a workout that blasts the legs, core, and lungs; and most recently, a hardcore deadlift and…
  • These are the 5 Upper Back Moves to Help You Make 'Big 3' Gains

    These are the 5 Upper Back Moves to Help You Make 'Big 3' Gains

    Most lifters know the importance upper-back strength plays when it comes to the “Big 3” lifts — bench press, squat, and deadlift — and for keeping the shoulders healthy. But those who just train chest and biceps don’t fully grasp the importance of the upper back until their shoulders hurt. It’s a case of out…