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The Last Push: What Separates a Champion from the Rest

The Last Push: What Separates a Champion from the Rest

With 3 weeks to go until the Olympia, Derek Lunsford spits the facts about the importance of going the extra mile when most people throw in the towel. In his latest article, "The Last Push," Derek explains what champions do to separate themselves from the rest.
Posted By: Derek Lunsford
Categories: TRAINING, LIFESTYLE
How to Simplify Your Diet for Maximum Results

How to Simplify Your Diet for Maximum Results

When people hear "diet," they often think of some intricate meal plan that is difficult to follow but will yield good results. Truth be told, it doesn't need to be complicated and you can simplify things to fit your lifestyle. In the latest Animal article, Chris Tuttle shares some great tips to keep your meal prepping on track and help you achieve maximum results.
Posted By: Chris Tuttle
Categories: NUTRITION, DIET
Rethinking Optimal Protein Intake

Rethinking Optimal Protein Intake

Athletes are always interested in the topic of protein. How much should we take? What is too much? Too little? John Jewett breaks it down for us in his latest article on optimal protein intake.
Posted By: John Jewett
Categories: NUTRITION, LIVING, DIET
How to Build Your Legs Like an IFBB Pro

How to Build Your Legs Like an IFBB Pro

Legs are one of the most prominent--and important--feature on a pro bodybuilder. If you have weak legs, you're going to have a hard time turning pro, and most certainly underperform among them. Derek Lunsford is known for having a killer set of wheels. He highlights how to build your legs like an IFFB Pro in his latest article.
Posted By: Derek Lunsford
Categories: TRAINING, LIFESTYLE, LIVING
5 Tips To Maintain Training Intensity During Contest Prep

5 Tips To Maintain Training Intensity During Contest Prep

Intensity is one of the key components to accomplishing anything of magnitude, but especially to building a successful physique. You have to train in a way that will produce results, even when energy and calories are in serious deficit. John Jewett tells us how to approach and sustain intensity when you're getting ready for a show.
Posted By: John Jewett
Categories: TRAINING, LIFESTYLE
Hypertrophy Training: Preparing for Your Hard Sets

Hypertrophy Training: Preparing for Your Hard Sets

Hypertrophy--the breaking down of muscle fibers so that they rebuild themselves with increased size--is the point of training. If you want to achieve the greatest degree of hypertrophy, you must be in tune with what you're doing in the gym and how you're doing it. No one understands this better than IFBB Pro John Jewett. He explains how to properly initiate and reach maximum hypertrophy in his latest article.
Posted By: John Jewett
Categories: TRAINING
Improving Sleep for Increased Gains

Improving Sleep for Increased Gains

Sleep, without a shadow of doubt, is the most overlooked aspect of recovery and growth. We're talking about a deep sleep state that allows your muscles and your mind to recover fully from your day to day grind. In his newest article, John Jewett explains the importance of a good rest and why it is absolutely crucial for recovery. Tag someone who is up all night and needs this reality check.
Posted By: John Jewett
Categories: LIFESTYLE, LIVING
Transitioning from Off-season to Contest Prep

Transitioning from Off-season to Contest Prep

You know that point between off-season and prep where you gotta make the switch and you have to do it seamlessly? Yeah, we know it too. Derek Lunsford has you covered in his latest article.
Posted By: Derek Lunsford
Categories: TRAINING, LIVING, DIET
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