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IFBB Pro Shawn Smith discusses Cuts Powder and how he used it for his bodybuilding contest prep.

Animal Cuts Powder Explained

IFBB Pro Shawn Smith is absolutely shredded right now. There are no two ways about it. He's just completely peeled, head to toe. His fat burner of choice during this contest prep was Animal Cuts Powder. See how he rates it in his latest article.

IFBB Pro John Jewett discusses eating into the show

Eating Into the Show

Peaking for a show is tricky. Obviously, the first plan of action is to become fat-free, but after that, an athlete must know when to feed into the show in order to present the best possible look. No one can explain this to you better than John Jewett does in his latest article.

IFBB Pro John Jewett shares tips for setting the stage for your best hypertrophy workout

Set the Stage for Your Best Hypertrophy Workout

You can't just aimlessly go to the gym. That's a surefire way to make minimal, if any, progress. The sad thing is this is what most people do. There are ways to set yourself up so your training is optimal. Find out how in IFBB Pro John Jewett's latest article.

Evan Centopani explains why a product like Animal Omega should be one of the first to get into anyone's stack.

First Thing's First: Animal Omega

It's a common phenomenon among this generation of up and coming lifters—paying attention to the advanced stuff before establishing the proper foundation. It's backwards. You know it, we know it, and maybe even these kids know it. Evan Centopani outlines how to avoid putting the cart before the horse in his latest article, and explains why a product like Animal Omega should be one of the first to get into anyone's stack.

Chris Tuttle highlights how a Muslim athlete who needs to observe Ramadan can work around the dietary restrictions.

Dietary Modifications during Ramadan

Ramadan is a Muslim holiday that requires a strict fast of no fluids or food within the daylight hours. This can be extremely difficult for a physique or strength athlete who relies heavily on food consumption to progress. It's not impossible, however, and athletes have been doing it since the beginning of time. Chris Tuttle shares how a Muslim athlete can work around these restrictions in his latest article.

IFBB Pro Chris Tuttle breaks down Animal Cuts

Animal Cuts

Our athletes are not marketing puppets—they actually use our products. Chris Tuttle has been using Animal Cuts on and off since he was 16. In his latest article, he breaks down what the product does and what he thinks about it.

Get to know Animal's newest Crossfit athlete, Sidney Wilson.

Introducing Sidney Wilson

Who is Sidney Wilson? What should you know about her? This 22 year old Crossfit phenom from Georgia tells it all in her article. She dives in to her sports, who inspired her to get there, and much more. Read up about the origin of one of Animal's newest faces.

IFBB Pro Evan Centopani Animal Pak Journey

Animal Pak

How long have you been in the weight game? Let's take a trip down memory lane with IFBB Pro and veteran Animal athlete Evan Centopani who's been involved in the bodybuilding industry for 25 years. You know what his first product was? Find out in his latest article.

IFBB Pro Shawn Smith's Daily Nutrition

My Daily Nutrition

When you're the size of IFBB Pro Shawn Smith and carry the amount of muscle he does, you have to eat a certain way. This isn't just a fly-by-night plan. It's calculated and precise. Check out what's on Shawn's plate in his latest article.

Animal Cuts wins The Vitamin Shoppe's 2021 Best Thermogenic

Animal Cuts: Victory Becomes Reality

The verdict is in—Animal Cuts is voted the Best Thermogenic on The Vitamin Shoppe’s Battle of the Brands. We are extremely honored by the support of customers and users worldwide. Our mission has always been to put out quality products backed by real results. It's times like these that remind us why we do what we do.

IFBB Wellness Pro Renee Jewett shares tips for a mini cut

Mini Cut Success

Mini cuts are sometimes needed in bodybuilding. By lowering body weight, mini cuts can put your body in a better set point for growth and make it more sensitive to nutrients. Renee Jewett gets into the nitty gritty of how, why, and when one would implement a mini cut in her latest article.

John Jewett debunks gut health myths

Debunking Gut Health Myths

Gut health has become all the rage in the fitness industry of late, and for good reason. A healthy GI tract will ensure that your food is absorbed and used properly and you'll feel better overall. In his latest article, registered dietitian John Jewett debunks some of the bro science surrounding what you should and shouldn't do when it comes to a healthy gut. Read on.