How to Eat at a Party


Everyone I know who is trying to eat healthy dreads going to parties. I believe that it is possible to go to a party, have a great time and still stick to your program. It will take will power and some advanced planning, but you can and should do it. There is no reason to avoid parties just because you are preparing for a contest. Here are 5 ways to eat right at a … [Read more...]

Mr. Olympia 2014 Analysis, Part 2


Women's Bodybuilding and Women's Physique Review Last week I reviewed the winners of the Figure and Bikini divisions at the 50th Olympia competition. This week I will be reviewing the winners of the Women's Bodybuilding and Women's Physique divisions. Women's Bodybuilding 1. Iris Kyle - Iris in the winningest bodybuilder in history. No other person (man or woman) has won 10 … [Read more...]

Lifestyle Changes That Last


You've been on many different diets. They seem to work for a period of time and then stop working. Have you ever wondered why? I am going to suggest that you don't need a diet, you need a lifestyle change. Create A Plan Eating right is a way of life. It isn't something you do for a period of time and then go back to the way things were. Taking control of your eating habits is … [Read more...]

Monday Madness: Get Bigger Faster and Stronger


Most people who go to the gym have some sort of goal in mind. Maybe they are looking to get leaner? Perhaps a few want to get bigger. Even some more want to get faster. Today I want to share with you some tips for getting bigger, stronger and faster. Do 4 Hard Strength Training Workouts Per Week If you want to get bigger you are going to need to recover properly. By hitting … [Read more...]

6 Ways Rest Changes Everything


Rest is something most people tend to overlook. They believe that if they take "some" time off or get "some" sleep that it is "good enough" but that couldn't be further from the truth. Rest is a variable that effects recovery, growth and future strength gains. The following are 6 ways rest can change everything. Maximize Recovery As soon as you complete a workout your body … [Read more...]

Saturday Sharing: My Thoughts on Anabolic Steroids


Anabolic steroids are a topic often discussed within and outside of the bodybuilding community. They create a very negative impression with many people. I would like to offer my opinion on this somewhat controversial topic. In the bodybuilding community a battle rages between the natural ("natty") bodybuilders and the enhanced ("gear head") bodybuilders. It is so intense … [Read more...]

6 Tips to Maximize Your Training


The purpose of weight training is to get and stay in shape, promote your overall health and to make you feel better. In order to maximize your results you need to focus on more than just proper technique and executition. The following 6 techniques are more advanced and will pay off for you in the long run. 1. Use the Post-Exhaust Technique Conventional wisdom used to be … [Read more...]

Mr. Olympia Analysis, Part 1


Figure and Bikini Review The 50th Olympia even was just finished on September 20, 2014. I am going to spend the next 5 Thursday posts giving you a recap of the top 6 in each division and my thoughts on them placing where they did. Figure 1. Nicole Wilkins - Nicole looked perfect. She was lean, hard and perfectly proportioned. Her win made her the all-tme winningest Figure … [Read more...]

Mr. Olympia 2014 is Complete


The 50th Olympia competition completed this past weekend and was an amazing display of incredible physiques, both male and female. Phil Heath defended his title even though many had Kai Greene winning the event. I watched all divisions and was quite impressed. The Bikini division continues to grow. The Men's Physique division has expanded as well. Take a moment and tell … [Read more...]

Mr. Olympia 2014


Starting tonight the Mr. Olympia 2014 contest will be underway. All the preparation these men have done comes down to this weekend. It is going to be a very exciting event. is going to host a live webcast of the event as well.   For bodybuilding fans this is the same as the Super Bowl in football. This is the biggest bodybuilding event of the year. … [Read more...]