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Thriving In A Male Dominated World

Thriving In A Male Dominated World

Thriving In A Male Dominated World
Posted By: Stef Cohen
Balancing Bodybuilding and Relationships

Balancing Bodybuilding and Relationships

I have to admit that I haven’t always been great at finding balance in my life with bodybuilding, but I’ve learned how to get better through the years. It’s not an easy thing to do when you’re competing to be the best at something. I’m pulled to capitalize on every minute of every day to set the standard of what it means to be the best bodybuilder in the world. When I “give up” one day of training, I feel like it’s one day I’ve lost. I constantly think about how I can be better today for tomorrow. Continue reading →
Posted By: Derek Lunsford
Categories: LIFESTYLE, LIVING
Maintaining Your Routine While Traveling

Maintaining Your Routine While Traveling

Maintaining a routine while traveling is probably one of our most challenging obstacles. We as humans are very into a set routine when we are at home in a controlled environment but are easily thrown off. Things can fall apart rather quickly. One reason is that it’s difficult to create a new routine within 24 hours, especially since most routines are developed and perfected over a much longer period of time. Another reason is that it takes a great deal of discipline. Staying on a routine or starting a new modified one when traveling takes more effort than usual. Lastly, fatigue from travel can weigh heavily on us making it more difficult to stay motivated.
Posted By: Chris Tuttle
Categories: LIFESTYLE, NUTRITION
The Panel: Holiday Eating

The Panel: Holiday Eating

Bodybuilders are arguably one the most rigid athletes around. The attention to detail needed to become successful results in a monotonous and repetitive life. But what happens over the holidays? Are they supposed to forget what they're doing and go off the rails, or do they just completely avoid social gatherings? We got the Animals together to discuss what they do and do not do when it comes to holiday eating.
Posted By: Animal
Categories: NUTRITION, DIET
The Advantages of Training Solo vs. Training With a Partner

The Advantages of Training Solo vs. Training With a Partner

As long as gyms have been around, people have trained with and without partners. Some like the solitude of being alone with their own thoughts and actions, while others like someone else in their face for the tough grinder sets. There is no right and wrong--just preference. Jordan Shallow, in his latest article, highlights the pros and cons of training with someone as he travels around the world.
Posted By: Jordan Shallow
Categories: TRAINING
Flexible Dieting for Off-Season Meals

Flexible Dieting for Off-Season Meals

The off-season allows you to be a bit more flexible with your eating compared to pre-contest. This does not mean it's a free-for-all, but there are ways to incorporate variety to break up the monotony of a bodybuilding diet. John Jewett explains in his latest article how to properly execute a flexible dieting strategy.
Posted By: John Jewett
Categories: LIFESTYLE, NUTRITION
Knowing When to Pull Back: Taking One Step Back to Take 10 Steps Forward

Knowing When to Pull Back: Taking One Step Back to Take 10 Steps Forward

As athletes, we want to attack our goals full throttle. We want to do whatever is in our power to maximize our efforts as quickly and effectively as possible. But progression is seldom linear. Oftentimes we need to pull back or change direction slightly, otherwise we'll hit a wall and really stall out. Stefi Cohen is no stranger to this process. See what she has to say in her latest article.
Posted By: Stef Cohen
Categories: TRAINING, LIVING
5 Best Accessory Movements for a Big Total

5 Best Accessory Movements for a Big Total

To build big lifts in powerlifting, accessory movements are as equally important as main lifts. Jordan Shallow takes us through the top 5 best accessory movements and explains the benefits of incorporating them in your routine.
Posted By: Jordan Shallow
Categories: TRAINING
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