Motivation Articles

Consistency is key to getting long term results. Learn how to get (and stay) motivated.

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Austin Hill Body Transformation
A heavy smoker, drinker and eater, Austin would eat 6000 calories per day and smoke up to 3 packs of cigarettes. But that was his life before losing 100 pounds!
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[Video] What It Takes to be a Physique Champ Pt. 1 w/ Brandon Hendrickson
In part 1 of this 2 part series, we follow reigning Men's Physique Mr. Olympia, Brandon Hendrickson, as he prepares to defend his title at the 2019 Mr. Olympia.
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Kim Hric Body Transformation
Depressed and feeling uncomfortable in her skin, Kim focused on exercise and clean eating and lost 41 pounds. She is determined to keep transforming.
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M&S Presents: The 10 Best Articles From 2013
These articles are the best of the best. Lose fat, build a big bench press, choose the right form of cardio, set reasonable goals and finally build the body you are after.
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Jordan Chabinsky Body Transformation
Jordan Chabinsky was always an athlete. Once he caught the bodybuilding bug - game over! He transformed his physique and is now a WNBF pro natural bodybuilder.
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What It Takes To Be A Pro Bodybuilder Pt. 1 w/ Regan Grimes
In part 1 of this series, we follow IFBB Pro and Primeval Labs athlete, Regan Grimes, as he concludes his prep in hopes to qualify for the 2020 Mr. Olympia.
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David Cullen Body Transformation
Soft from eating too much fast food after the birth of his son, David Cullen lost 40 pounds and completely shredded his physique.
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10 Tips To Help You Reach Your Goals
Dawn Cadwallader has helped thousands reach their goals over the last 17 years. In this article she presents 10 mistakes & myths to avoid so that you can find success.
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Denise Batalha Body Transformation
Denise was a sedentary night owl, and ate a poor diet. In one year she dropped 60 pounds. 8 years later Denise is a figure competitor.
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[Video] Table Talks: IFBB Pro Regan Grimes Exclusive Interview
IFBB Pro and Primeval Labs athlete, Regan Grimes, joins us in this episode of "Table Talks". Give the video a watch for all sorts of prep and peak week tips!
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How to Build The Mentality Of A Champion!
Are you working as hard as you think? Natural bodybuilding expert and coach Cliff Wilson talks about the "next level" of training, and what it truly takes to be a champion and succeed.
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Too Old To Build Muscle? The Bernie Long Story
Bernie Long didn't let mini-strokes (and resulting memory loss), back surgery or the lack of a thyroid stop him. Now at the age of 72, he is in the best shape of his life.
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Jesse Velázquez Body Transformation
Jesse was overweight and depressed, and living on junk food. She got up off the couch, lost 33 pounds and nearly cutting her body fat percentage in half.
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25 Ways to Stay Motivated for Your Workouts
Struggling with motivation and having a hard time staying focused when it comes to your fitness goals. These 25 tips should help!
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Christian Leva Body Transformation
Once the fitness role model in his family, Christian let things slip. Confronted by his father over the state of his health, he adopted a new lifestyle!
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Eric Masciarelli
After Eric cleaned up his eating and dropped his weight down to 145lbs, he hit the iron and packed on 25 pounds of muscle, bringing his physique up to a lean 170lbs.
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Melissa Durling Body Transformation
Melissa felt fat, lazy and miserable. She transformed her body by losing 57 pounds in 34 weeks, cutting her bodyfat percentage down from 39% to 19%.
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Pro Tip: How to Accomplish All of Your Goals
Stop complaining. Stop coming up with lame excuses. But, most importantly, stop failing simply by making this quick mindset change. Read on to lean more!
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Francis Dumali Body Transformation
Francis was a personal trainer who lost his passion for fitness. Frustrated by what he saw in the mirror, Francis dropped his bodyfat to 8% in 48 days!
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Fireworks Show: 14 Explosive Instagram Physiques
Ignite your daily motivation by following the most popular male and female physiques on Instagram. These 14 amazing fitness stars have some of the best bodies in the world.
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Amber Jerome Body Transformation
Unhappy with how she looked, Amber Jerome joined a fitness boot camp and hired a personal trainer. One year later she began competing in figure!
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2 Things in Fitness That'll Never Tell You Lies
In the fitness industry, there's a lot of lies out there. However, these 2 things will always tell you the truth. Learn what they are & their harsh realities.
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Graeme McKillop Body Transformation
Graeme dedicated himself to muscle building and gained an amazing 42 pounds while dropping bodyfat in a little over 3 years time.
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Make A Plan, Take Action
So you're not satisfied. Now what? Eric Brown helps you to create a simple plan of action for each obstacle that is preventing you from reaching your fitness and health goals.
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Lizzy Ostro Body Transformation
Lizzy lived on fast food and was skinny fat. Deciding to change, she shed 20 pounds which significantly lowered her bodyfat percentage.
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Shane Stadtmueller Body Transformation
After surgery, Shane joined the 2011 Muscle & Strength transformation contest and added 20 pounds while dropping his bodyfat percentage nearly in half.
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Team MusclePharm Tearing Up Instagram
MusclePharm practices what they preach. This includes everyone from Co-Founder Cory Gregory to the iconic Arnold Schwarzenegger to C.T. Fletcher, NFL stars Colin Kaepernick, Laron Landry & more.
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Rachel Young Body Transformation
Rachel Young was a smoker who had completely lost control of her health and her weight. She lost 80 pounds and dropped her bodyfat percentage from 43 to 18%.
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Clayton Burkhart Body Transformation
Clayton set aside heavy drinking and overeating and focused his life on muscle building. In a few short years he lost over 100 pounds and packed on muscle!
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Dominique Eckrich Lost An Amazing 135lbs
Shocked by what he saw in the mirror, Dominique Eckrich set aside a lifestyle of eating and gaming, lost 135 pounds and turned to the sport of bodybuilding.
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Stephanie Fischer Body Transformation
Stephanie loved to train, but her primary focus had been on cardio. By improving her diet and utilizing resistance training, she lost 14 pounds and 6% bodyfat.
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Zsolt Pajer Body Transformation
A self-proclaimed "fat lump", Zsolt made an amazing 8 month transformation losing 69 pounds while building a muscular physique.
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Bodybuilder double bicep flex
Welcome to the gun show! Want to know how the best biceps in the history of lifting were developed? Look no further! This feature contains 35 amazing biceps along with workouts.
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Martyn Knowles Body Transformation
Martyn was always known as the "chubby kid." During his transformation he dropped 100 pounds, 12 inches from his waist, and packed on muscle mass.
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Julia Nash Body Transformation
Julia had used her pregnancies as an excuse to eat too much. During her stunning transformation she lost an amazing 89 pounds.
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Kyle Banton-Jones
Unhappy with his physique, Kyle used IIFYM (if it fits your macros) to help him add over 30 pounds of muscle mass while cutting his body fat percentage in half.
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Christina Adler Body Transformation
Gaining weight and depressed that her daughters no longer had a role model, Christina began exercising and turned her life around, losing 28 pounds.
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Nik Huszar
Nik Huszar was a smoker and drinker who had no interest in health or fitness. Shocked by the number he saw on the scale, Nik lost 113 pounds.
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11 Big Names In Fitness & Their Awesome Four Legged Friends
Take a tip from the pros: the best way to exercise those face muscles is to keep a dog around, because they never fail to bring a smile to your face!
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Tracy Fenske Body Transformation
Tracy spent her days eating processed foods, smoking cigarettes and failing miserably on yo-yo diets. After finding the motivation to change she lost 80 pounds.
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Quintin Reed before and after transformation
Quintin Reed was living a life of inactivity, eating sweets, fast food and sodas. Told about his risk for heart attack and diabetes, Quintin lost 111 pounds.
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Greg Plitt
Fitness legend Greg Plitt lived to motivate others through the extraordinary things he accomplished. For these things, he will always be remembered.
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Shaun Dillon Body Transformation
Shaun was an athlete who gained weight in college due to the typical pizza and beer diet. He lost 56 pounds and dramatically dropped his bodyfat percentage.
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To Succeed You Need Mental Strength
Champions don't just have physical skills and strength; they also have mental strength and the proper mental attitude. The gym is war: prepare yourself!
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Offseason Football Training: 10 Tips From NFL Pros
Don't let the off-season hinder your gains, take some tips from these NFL players to keep you right on track to keeping your muscle and staying fit!
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Sam Bridgewater Body Transformation
Injuries and weight gain left Sam without any confidence. Disgusted with himself, Sam lost 110 pounds and dropped his bodyfat from 40% to 6%.
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Kiko Dos before and after transformation
Kiki Dos Santos grew tired of being picked last for school sports. Weighing only 116 lbs, he packed on a lean 60 pounds, and then cut to 9% bodyfat.
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10 Killer Instagram Physiques You've Probably Never Seen
With all the hard work these individuals put into the gym, it would be unfair not to get some recognition. Here are 10 killer physiques worth checking out!
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Mercia Howard Body Transformation
Mercia was a personal trainer who found herself gaining weight and in need of a change. She found the motivation and lost 50 pounds.
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Anthony Ciccariello Transformation
Anthony Ciccariello was a video game nerd living on fast food. Embarrassed by what he saw in the mirror, Anthony took action and now weighs a ripped 170.
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