Motivation Articles

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

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Jon Fildes Body Transformation
Headed off to college and not happy with being skinny, Jon Fildes packed on over 40 pounds of muscle mass while remaining lean.
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7 Tips To Help You Set Amazing Fitness Goals
You have fitness, health and dieting goals, now set yourself up for success. Kim Brenton presents seven tips to help you refine, focus and reach your goals.
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Craig Valier Body Transformation
Craig was 40-something, overweight and unhealthy. Shocked by pictures of himself taken during a beach vacation, he took action and lost 50 pounds.
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Juanita Wrinkle Body Transformation
Juanita had always focus on cardio, but did not eat a clean diet. Inspired by a trainer at her gym, she learned how to eat better and shed 38 pounds.
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50 Reasons Not To Skip Your Workout Today
Lost your motivation and need a good kick in the pants? This article gives you fifty quality reasons to drop the junk food, get off the couch and head to the gym.
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Kassandre Harper-Cotton Body Transformation
Kassandre was fed up with her life. She felt constantly fatigued and didn't feel good in her skin. Committed to turning her life around, she lost 50 lbs.
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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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Areya Dargahi Body Transformation
Constant ridicule filled Areya's life with anger and resentment. Barely able to fit into a seat at college, he took action and lost over 82 pounds.
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51 Lame Reasons Not To Workout Today
Why train when it's so much easier to stay at home, eat cookies, drink Dew and play Xbox. If you're looking for a good reason not to lift, you've come to the right place.
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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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Daniel Aipa Body Transformation
Daniel Aipa is a strength coach who lost 43 pounds in only 6 months, shredding his physique and entering his first bodybuilding contest.
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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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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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How To Make Your Fitness Resolutions Stick
The new year is here and you've hit the ground running. The question now becomes: how to you sustain progress knowing that most people fail to reach their goals?
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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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[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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Jason Flack Body Transformation
A heavy drinker, Jason let himself go and had ballooned up to 232 pounds. He is now 60 pounds lighter and has his bodyfat down to 8.4%.
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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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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 Robinson Body Transformation
Christian had a typical unhealthy lifestyle - poor sleep habits, bad nutrition and no exercise. Sick of being fat, he hit the gym and lost 103 pounds!
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Gym Motivation: Stay Hungry & Reach Your Goals
Is muscle building a chore? Justin Woltering helps you to find happiness and balance, build a better life and construct the ultimate dream physique you are after.
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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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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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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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73 Horrible Workout & Diet Tips
Weed through all the bad advice and misguided information tossed around gyms and the Internet. These tips help you to remove the confusion and improve results.
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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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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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Cassandra Wycko Body Transformation
Cassandra began her journey at 52% bodyfat. Despite numerous challenges along the the way, she remained determined and turned her life around!
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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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Side profile shot of a muscular bodybuilder wearing a black tank top in the gym
After taking a couple of years off from competing, IFBB Pro, Sadik Hadzovic is back to take you inside his journey and mindset to becoming a Champion.
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David McKillop Transformation Story
David was a skinny kid and a social outcast. After discovering lifting, he added 55 pounds to his frame and eventually dropped his bodyfat down to 6%.
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Top 9 CT Fletcher Workout Videos Of 2014
#ISYMFS! Here are CT Fletcher's top 9 ranking workout videos from 2014. They are pulled from content created only during the current year and are listed in terms of video views.
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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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Naomi Rotstein Body Transformation
Naomi was gaining weight despite an emphasis on cardio. She moved her focus to weight training and HIIT and made dramatic changes to her body.
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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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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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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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Mind Gains: Tips To Jack Up Your Mental Game
This comprehensive guide to training motivation discusses the importance of visualization, journaling, pre-workout music and performance assessment.
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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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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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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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The Evolution Of Bodybuilding By Gordon LaVelle
In this interview, Gordon LaVelle talks about the history of bodybuilding and his new book: Bodybuilding: Tracing The Evolution Of The Ultimate Physique.
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18 Freaky, Scary-Shredded Physiques From Instagram
Instead of eating candy this Halloween, motivate yourself and increase gains by looking at some of the most amazing and shredded physiques on Instagram.
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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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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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Progression 101: 8 Ways To Keep Making Consistent Gains
Give the body a good reason to keep growing with various progression methods that will help keep you from hitting a plateau at the gym.
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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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Bry Jensen
Don't be one of the 88% of people who fail to reach their health and fitness goals. Bry Jensen provides you with 9 tips to help you focus and succeed.
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25 Workout Tips For Over 40 Lifters
Maintaining your body is a task in itself and age doesn't help the cause, but keeping these quick tips in mind will help keep your body in top shape.
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