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Muscular man doing barbell biecp curls in gym.
This no holds barred article contains uncensored opinions on strength training, muscle building, diet and nutrition from many of the lifting industry's top names.
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Are You Swole, Jacked Or Yoked?
Jeremy Gray takes a tongue-in-cheek look at common muscle building bro-lingo, and helps you to figure out what kind of lifter you are, bro. If you even lift, that is.
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Marcin Maly
Marcin had one rule: work hard, play hard. Disgusted with himself, Marcin knew it was time for a change. He decided to compete & went from chunky to cut in 4 months.
257.6K Reads 27 Comments
Arnold Terminator
Who has the best body in the history of Hollywood: Schwarzenegger, Stallone, The Rock, Bruce Lee? Take a look at these 38 amazing bodies and decide for yourself.
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64 Amazing Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes
64 amazing and inspiring quotes from the Austrian Oak Arnold Schwarzenegger. Mr. Olympia shares his opinions on bodybuilding, life, success and happiness.
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10 Amazing Abs: Some Of The Best Shredded 6 Packs On The Planet
An amazing ab-popping collection of some of the most phenomenal six packs and physiques in the natural physique realm.
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Noah Ellis
Partying and a poor diet prevented Noah Elias from maximizing his gym time. In 10 short weeks he managed to change his physique from flabby to shredded.
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50 of the Greatest Physiques of All Time
There have been a lot of amazing physiques in this world across bodybuilding, sports entertainment, and Hollywood. Find out which rank among the best!
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Jade Socoby's Powerlifting Journey
Tired of giving up, Jade set out on a fitness journey that helped her not only lose weight, but build the muscle and confidence to become a competitive powerlifter!
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Active man doing bodyweight lunges outdoors in summer period.
A great deal of success lends itself to how you prepare for a process. In this article, learn how to prepare for your return to fitness after taking some time off.
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Alex DePinto
Alex DePinto let his weight get out of control. After a breakup, he put his focus into the gym, lost 50 lbs and completely changed his appearance.
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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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Billy Urias Body Transformation
With the help of Team Scivation, Billy Urias transformed his physique by losing 84 pounds of fat while gaining 13 pounds of muscle.
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10 Inspirational & Motivational Quotes From Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
Get an inspirational and motivational boost from one of the hardest-working individuals in the world: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
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Setting Goals: A Realistic Approach to Consistent Gains
Sometimes the hardest part of a fitness lifestyle is having a smart goal. Learn everything you need to know about setting goals & go out there & crush them!
57.5K Reads 4 Comments
Body Transformation: Khang Nung Loses Nearly 150lbs!
With the desire to make his parents proud, Khang decided to transform his life. Several years (and nearly 150lbs) later, he has crushed every goal he's set!
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Paul DeVito
Feeling like he had become a fat mess, former athlete Paul DeVito lost an amazing 60 pounds in only 12 weeks, completely shredding his physique.
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8X Mr. Olympia Ronnie Coleman's Memories at Metroflex Gym
8x Mr. Olympia winner and bodybuilding legend, Ronnie Coleman, takes us on a tour of the infamous Metroflex Gym in Arlington, Texas. Check it out!
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Body Transformation: Charlene Bazarian Loses 92lbs Naturally!
Charlene Bazarian grew tired of a life spent as a spectator. After finally deciding to take action, she lost an incredible 92lbs! View her exclusive story!
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Brandi Wisdom Body Transformation
With the help of Micah LaCerte and Hitch Fit, Brandi Wisdom left behind an unhealthy lifestyle, losing 34 pounds in only 5 months!
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Does Marijuana Use Affect Your Workouts? 21 Experts Respond
Marijuana and working out - an odd combination. Can weed negatively affect your workouts? Or could it potentially help them? We asked the experts!
57.2K Reads 5 Comments
Big muscular man doing cable chest fly exercise in the gym
There's always someone in each generation that completely revolutionizes the way we do things. Learn how these 5 guys impacted the way we work out in the gym.
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Pumping Iron DVD cover
Whether you're watching Pumping Iron for the first time or the fifteenth, there are lessons to be learned from Arnold in this classic docudrama.
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7 Habits of Highly Successful & Motivated Gym-Goers
Accomplish all of your goals by learning the 7 habits of highly successful and motivated gym-goers. Implement these habits into your life & reap the benefits!
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Kevin Smith
Convinced by his brother to try weight training, Kevin overcame multiple sclerosis-related fatigue and bulked to 155. He is now out of his wheelchair and feeling great.
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Nancy Reinhardt
Nancy Reinhardt's weight pushed past 200 pounds. Suffering from degenerating discs, she used a clean diet and exercise to regain her health.
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Mitchie De Leon Body Transformation
Mitchie De Leon lost 75 pounds and 20% bodyfat by using healthy eating and portion control. She is now looking to compete in her first bikini contest.
41.5K Reads 9 Comments
Francisco Zavarse
Francisco lived a stagnant lifestyle and was eating a diet of pizza and shakes. After growing into size 36 jeans, he found motivation and lost 53 pounds.
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Emilia Andradottir before and after transformation
Cigarettes, weight gain and clothes that didn't fit. Emilia grew tired of being her own worst enemy, made a lifestyle U-turn and lost over 30 lbs of fat.
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25 Fitness Youtube Channels You Should be Subscribed to
If you enjoy watching videos on YouTube and working out, it might be time to subscribe to some fitness YouTube channels. Check out these recommendations!
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John Stone
John Stone was on the fast track to an early grave. His daily life consisted of smoking cigarettes and pot, drinking soda and wine, and eating poorly.
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Michael Lee Body Transformation
Frustrated by a recent photo, Michael completely turned his life around in only 10 short months using a healthy diet, running and weight training.
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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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Killer Baseball Physiques - Bryce Harper and Gabe Kapler
Get inspired by the bodies on the bases. These athletes train hard for their killer physiques and the love of the game!
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Jennifer Hennessey before and after transformation
Embarrassed by pictures of herself, Dr. Jennifer Hennessey set new goals to look strong, fit, and unstoppable. She dropped her bodyfat by 28%.
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Sameer Khan Body Transformation
Sameer spent his time chained to a computer, eating chips and drinking soda. He went from a size 38 pants and 25% bodyfat to shredded with a six pack.
31.1K Reads 16 Comments
Luis Andrade's Road to Aesthetics
After feeling vulnerable while being bullied, Luis got jacked to protect himself and his friends. Check out how his transformation has affected his life!
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7 Apps Every Fitness Enthusiast Should Download
If you have a smartphone, you should download these 7 fitness related apps to make accomplishing your fat loss & muscle building goals that much easier.
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Alissa Parker Body Transformation
Eating whatever she wanted during her first pregnancy, Alissa gained 60+ pounds of fat. During her second pregnancy she maintained her health and conditioning!
36K Reads 1 Comment
How to Become a Trainer/Coach to the World's Most Elite Athletes
Dr. Mike Camp works with elite pro athletes. Today, he's sharing his journey on how he got there in hopes it'll help those looking to get into the field.
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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!
44.3K Reads 21 Comments
Barb Herbert Body Transformation
Embarrassed by her physical condition, and unable to do things she wanted to do because of her weight, Barb Herbert lost over 130 pounds.
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Mike Rashid Motivation: Are You Alpha?
Mike Rashid is the CEO and founder of IMSOALPHA 1X3 supplements, a former professional boxer, gym owner and author of the "Overtraining" series of e-books.
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Chris Heitman Body Transformation
At 215 pounds and 26% bodyfat, Chris Heitman was muscular but carrying a lot of excess fat. He dropped 50 pounds and 21% bodyfat, and is now shredded.
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Mary Ellen Jordon Body Transformation
As a mother of 5 boys, Mary Ellen had lost control of her health and fitness. She set aside the fries and nuggets, made a change and lost 48 pounds.
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Kyle Olson Body Transformation
Kyle had a gut, didn't care about exercise and ate anything that sounded good. After deciding to make a change, he lost 70 pounds.
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Samuel Pustea
Skinny, depressed and living on sweets, Samuel turned his life over to bodybuilding. He packed on 40 pounds of mass and completely changed his physique before age 20.
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Phil Nguyen
Phil Nguyen had an impressive amount of muscle, but woke up one day to find his clothes were no longer fitting. He lost 50 lbs and got shredded.
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Shanika Mayadunne before and after transformation
School, cultural changes, and 2 pregnancies left Shanika Mayadunne at a weight of 230 lbs. Motivated by her trainer's challenge, she lost 75 pounds.
63.9K Reads 3 Comments
15 Celebrity Dads With The Best Real DadBods
With all the fuss going around about #dadbods, let's take a moment to appreciate hard-working actor and athlete dads who maintain their solid bods despite their busy schedules.
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