Quad injuries suck, but they aren't the end of the road. There is life in the gym and stage after this. Just 19 weeks after a quad tendon rupture, Shawn Smith is back hitting his legs. How? Let him tell you.
Having a good foundation is essential to building a firm base to build upon. The same goes for your supplementation. There are some products that are non-negotiable and should be in your program at any given time. What are they? Evan Centopani outlines the importance of his Foundation Stack.
People commonly ask us if Immune Pak and Animal Pak contain the same ingredients, and if they should be taking both or one or the other. Check out Shawn Smith's latest article to see when and why he uses these products, what they do, and how he structures his protocol.
We don't know about you but, for most of us, this game is about getting bigger and using the right products that will help us get there. Which ones, you might ask? Different people will give you different answers. Evan Centopani, a trusted spokesperson who has been involved with Animal for over a decade, has been putting on muscle for a while. We think the advice in his latest article definitely carries some weight. Check it out.
We get many emails regarding pill and powder versions of our products. People want to know if they are the same, or if they have any variations and differences. John Jewett gives us his take in his latest article.
Injuries are part of the game. The course of action you take when you're injured will depend on its severity. Before you throw in the towel on your entire prep, read Renee Jewett's article, "Training Around Injuries During Prep," because you might find some valuable advice on how to manage these unfortunate events.
Stefi Cohen has been cranking it during her new boxing endeavor that has her training rigorously throughout the day. With energy expenditure at an all time high and meals finely tuned in, she relies on Animal Pak to fill her nutritional gaps and give her the support she needs.
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.
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.
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.