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Olympia Prep Supplement Stack

Olympia Prep Supplement Stack

Ever wonder what the top guys use going into the biggest shows of the year? Derek Lunsford breaks down in detail his Mr. Olympia prep supplement stack. Are you taking what the big dogs are taking?

Posted By: Derek Lunsford

Categories: NUTRITION, LIVING, DIET

Shoulder Width Push Session

Shoulder Width Push Session

Do you want those boulder-sized delts that force you to walk sideways through doors? Well, I can’t promise you that, but I can give you a solid workout that will start the process to bringing them up. Delts are the widest point of the body and, if built, they give a 3D look that will highlight the upper body from the front, side, and back. It’s rare to find someone in bodybuilding with delts that are too big because we usually believe that wider is always better. At my last show, I realized that I needed to get my shoulders as wide as possible in order to be a knock out competitor on stage. This will also give you the illusion of a smaller waist. Continue reading →

Posted By: John Jewett

Categories: TRAINING

"5 Ways To Have a Champion Mindset" by John Jewett

"5 Ways To Have a Champion Mindset" by John Jewett

Don’t end up in a life you don’t want to live. We only get one life and to spend it doing something you don’t love is a shame. Find your passion and chase it down with every last part of you. You won’t regret trying, but you will regret not trying.

Posted By: John Jewett

Categories: LIFESTYLE, LIVING

How To Deal with Negativity Online

How To Deal with Negativity Online

Bodybuilders in the 90s and early 2000s never had to deal with problems relating to social media because it didn’t exist back then. Their only publicity was through magazines and occasionally television. And it wasn’t just any bodybuilder who was featured in magazines—you had to be among the best of the best to be worthy of such exposure. Magazines and articles, free to portray these bodybuilders in any way they wanted, typically built them up as superheroes. This was a great advantage for top level pro bodybuilders at this time, especially as the sport was on its way up. Continue reading →

Posted By: Derek Lunsford

Categories: LIVING

Five Back Stage Bodybuilding Mishaps to Avoid

Five Back Stage Bodybuilding Mishaps to Avoid

You have dieted for over twenty weeks. You’re now just hours away from stepping on stage. Instead of exhilaration, you get a sinking feeling. You realize you are running low on food and your veins are fading. You rummage through your bag for that last rice cake and slam it down. Time is running out. You rush to get glazed up and try pumping up for the stage. But the pump has forsaken you and your glaze looks drier than a desert. All the hard work and sacrifice was for nothing. Continue reading →

Posted By: John Jewett

Categories: TRAINING, LIFESTYLE, LIVING

My Competition History

My Competition History

Derek Lunsford is currently one of the biggest sensations on the competitive bodybuilding circuit. This former college wrestler has had his share of triumphs and failures on his way from amateur to pro. Read his latest article, “My Competition History,” to see how he made it up on to the Olympia stage.

Posted By: Derek Lunsford

Categories: TRAINING, LIFESTYLE, NUTRITION, DIET

Stand Strong

Stand Strong

You can draw many parallels between bodybuilding and real life. Training in a gym—and everything that comes with it—has much to teach you about operating on a personal level. Derek Lunsford shares his thoughts on how intertwined bodybuilding and life really are in his his latest article.

Posted By: Derek Lunsford

Categories: TRAINING, LIFESTYLE, LIVING

Post Contest Back Training for Width

Post Contest Back Training for Width

The first thing you learn about this sport is that perfection doesn't exist. Fresh off the Dallas Europa pro show, John Jewett assesses his weaknesses and gets back to the work at hand–bringing up his back. Take a look as he takes us through a vertical specific back workout in "The Animal Underground."

Posted By: John Jewett

Categories: TRAINING

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