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Huge On A Hundred

Huge On A Hundred

As most of you know, bodybuilding can get quite expensive, especially when it comes to nutrition. First, it’s important to balance your budget for the week to avoid overspending. Continue reading →

Posted By: Derek Lunsford

Categories: NUTRITION

Three Myths in Bodybuilding

Three Myths in Bodybuilding

When I first began pursuing my goal to be a bodybuilder, I encountered a number of widely held ideas that I assumed were true. Continue reading →

Posted By: Derek Lunsford

Categories: TRAINING

"No Limit" With John Jewett

"No Limit" With John Jewett

When Animal approached me with the Big on a Budget challenge, I was more than up for it. Continue reading →

Posted By: John Jewett

Categories: NUTRITION

Into The Pot

Into The Pot

As a high school student, my focus was completely and totally dedicated to wrestling. Although I was skilled enough to earn a wrestling scholarship at a private university, I realized after my first semester that I wasn’t prepared for the level of dedication, commitment, hard work, and sacrifice that a collegiate wrestling career demanded. Continue reading →

Posted By: Derek Lunsford

Categories: LIVING

Five Cues for the Deadlift

Five Cues for the Deadlift

I have to give CrossFit a lot of credit. Although it’s currently popular for many bodybuilders and powerlifters to bash the CrossFit movement, you won’t hear me doing that. Continue reading →

Posted By: Evan Centopani

Categories: TRAINING

Pete Rubish Deadlifting at Skiba’s

Pete Rubish Deadlifting at Skiba’s

It’s deadlift day. I head over to Skiba’s Gym in Carteret, NJ seven weeks out from competition. Continue reading →

Posted By: Pete Rubish

Categories: TRAINING

Scorching Chest, Shoulders, and Triceps with Roman Fritz

Scorching Chest, Shoulders, and Triceps with Roman Fritz

Bodybuilders are often seen as simple minded creatures that don’t do much more than train and eat. IFBB Pro Roman Fritz, however, is no such creature. He takes training and eating to another level, like a well-oiled machine that runs like clockwork and with great precision. Continue reading →

Posted By: Animal

Categories: TRAINING

THE 5 PILLARS OF TRAINING

THE 5 PILLARS OF TRAINING

As a young and avid weightlifter, I looked up to IFBB professional bodybuilders for advice in training and diet. I would search for videos online of Jay Cutler, Evan Centopani, and others for motivation and to use as a guide for what exercises I would train for the muscle group I was working that particular day. At first, I would do exactly what was shown in the video—the same exercises, number of reps and sets, and amount of time under tension. Over the years, though, I’ve developed my own way of training based on 5 principles, or “pillars,” that can be applied to every body part. Keep in mind that on some days, you will have more energy/strength than other days, but the approach should still be the same. Continue reading →

Posted By: Derek Lunsford

Categories: TRAINING

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