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IFBB Pro Joe Mackey reflects on his bodybuilding prep and a looks ahead to off-season.

Prep Reflection and a Look Ahead to Off-Season

IFBB Pro Joe Mackey had a strong 2021 season. As he gathers his thoughts and focuses on the road ahead, he documents everything for us in his latest article so that we can understand what's going through his mind. Be sure to check it out.

Bring Up Lagging Muscle Groups

We all have lagging muscle groups, but how you train and improve those parts to match your strong ones is the real test.  Shawn Smith tells what he knows in his latest article.

IFBB Pro Renee Jewett shares valuable advice on how to manage injuries during bodybuilding prep.

Training Around Injuries During Prep

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.

Powerlifter Rob Hall outlines how to know when it's time to hire a powerlifting coach.

When Is the Right Time To Hire a Coach?

Not sure if it's the right time to hire a powerlifting coach? Maybe you're contemplating if this is a necessity at all. In his latest article, elite powerlifter Rob Hall outlines how to know when it's time to pull the trigger on a coach.

CrossFit Athlete Sidney Wilson reveals why she chose to get into CrossFit and what kept her going.

Why CrossFit?

Everyone has their reasons and motivations for engaging in different types of training. There are no right and wrong answers. Sidney Wilson is a mainstay in the CrossFit scene. Why? How did she get into it? What made her continue to progress in this field? She'll tell you why.

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.

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.

Renee Jewett shares tips on how to get to the body fat sweet spot.

The Body Fat Sweet Spot

Most competitors like the off-season. They can make improvements and get bigger and stronger without worrying about being ultra shredded. But what if things get out of hand? How far is too far? Renee Jewett lets us know how she makes that call and what to look out for in her latest article.

Powerlifter Rob Hall shares tips for improving your squat, bench, and deadlift

Squat, Bench, and Deadlift (SBD) Tips

Plateaus happen to everyone in the lifting game. Can't avoid them. This is particularly true in powerlifting when you feel like you hit a wall with your squat, bench, or deadlift. How do you get past it? Rob Hall tells you how to break through.

Tips for Building a Massive Back Placeholder

Tips for Building a Massive Back

A massive back is a status symbol among bodybuilders. Much like the ever-coveted big legs, having a back that turns heads is an indicator that an athlete has put in the heavy-duty work. You don't acquire a thick cobra backside by doing sissy movements, half repping, and training lightly. You have to put some elbow grease into it. Shawn Smith shares some tips for building a massive back.