Category: Lifestyle

Counting Sets and Reps and Other Blessings

/ Posted 07.20.2014

You know you’re in the somber winter stretch when it’s dark at 5:15 and you’re digging around your wardrobe for … continue reading

Junk Food May Compromise Brain Function

/ Posted 07.19.2014

Many studies have suggested that routinely eating fat- or sugar-laden foods will have harmful effects. Margaret J. Morris and colleagues, … continue reading

Spearmint and Rosemary Battle Against Alzheimer’s

/ Posted 07.17.2014

Oxidative damage is considered one of the hallmarks of the aging process, with a number of previous studies demonstrating that … continue reading

Ashley Hiney

/ Posted 07.12.2014

Photography by  Ian Sitren Age: 26 Weight: 110  Height: 5’3” Hometown: San Diego, California Current residence: Chula Vista, California Occupation: … continue reading

Sebastien Large

/ Posted 07.07.2014

Photographed at Gold’s Gym, Venice, California Sebastien Large Age: 35  Weight: 165 Height: 5’11” Sample workout, arms: dumbbell hammer curls, … continue reading

Travis Ely

/ Posted 07.06.2014

Photography by Ian Sitren Age: 28 Weight: 165 (contest); 175 (off-season) Height: 5’6” Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Current residence: Palm Springs, … continue reading

The Biggest Winner

/ Posted 07.01.2014

This month’s Star Trainer should more properly be called “Star Trainee,” as it references the recent controversy over the weight-loss … continue reading

Tony Morris

/ Posted 06.29.2014

Photographed at Gold’s Gym, Venice, California Tony Morris Age: 36  Weight: 196 Height: 5’10” Sample workout, chest: Incline dumbbell curls, … continue reading

Brad Brisbin

/ Posted 06.28.2014

Photographed at Gold’s Gym, Venice, California   Age: 32  Weight: 200 Height: 5’11 1/2” Sample workout, chest*: Incline presses, flat-bench … continue reading

Hot Babes and Good Timing

/ Posted 06.27.2014

We’re back with IRON MAN’s celebrated women’s news-’n’-gossip page—Pump & Circumstance—and just in time to talk about the lineups for … continue reading

Timed Squats

/ Posted 06.25.2014

When we were competing in Olympic lifting as members of the York Barbell team, Tommy Suggs and I devised a … continue reading

Dueling Divas

/ Posted 06.20.2014

The Fitness International battle, in which Oksana Grishina and Tanji Johnson will once again duke it out without Adela Garcia … continue reading

Nicole on a Roll?

/ Posted 06.15.2014

Guess Erin Stern has decided to stop doing the Figure International. The two-time Olympia champ mused about it after taking … continue reading

Resistance Training Protects Against Heart Disease

/ Posted 06.10.2014

Exercise has the potential to protect against heart disease in a variety of ways. Christian K. Roberts, from the University … continue reading

Berry Compound Linked to Longevity

/ Posted 06.08.2014

Polyphenols are a type of antioxidant that is found abundantly in blueberries, raspberries and strawberries. Cristina Andres-Lacueva, from the University … continue reading

Breakthrough Skin Tightening Cream

/ Posted 06.05.2014

Summer is here – get fit and firm with NeriumFirm! Say good bye to stubborn flab, dimpling and stretch marks!

Loretta Heystak

/ Posted 05.29.2014

Photographed at Gold’s Gym, Venice, California by Jerry Fredrick Age: 37  Weight: 135 Height: 5’4” Sample workout: I’m a fan of … continue reading

Think Back for a Happy Attack

According to the December ’13 Reader’s Digest, “Longing for the past can help you fight loneliness and anxiety by bringing … continue reading

Motivation for a Mass Detonation

/ Posted 05.22.2014

Motivation seems to be a huge issue for a lot of people I talk with. They often ask me how … continue reading

Should I Work Out When Sick?

/ Posted 05.20.2014

We’ve all had sniffles and wondered, “Hmm, should I work out, or will it make me sicker?” According to the … continue reading

Joseph Lee

/ Posted 05.14.2014

Age: 25 Weight: 170 (contest); 185 (off-season) Height: 5’8” Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska Current residence: Fullerton, California Occupation: Field service rep … continue reading

Martae Ruelas

/ Posted 05.05.2014

Age: 31 Weight: 145 (contest); 190 (off-season) Height: 5’3” Hometown: Phoenix Current residence: Phoenix Occupation: Personal trainer Contest highlights: ’13 … continue reading

Susie Lin

/ Posted 04.30.2014

Photographed at Gold’s Gym, Venice, California by Jerry Fredrick   Age: 42  Weight: 118 Height: 5’4” Sample workout (legs): Circuit 1—leg … continue reading

Green Spaces Help Fight Aging

/ Posted 04.28.2014

A number of previous studies have reported that neighborhood parks and gardens encourage good mental health. Thomas Astell-Burt, from the … continue reading

Sex With Your Workouts?

/ Posted 04.27.2014

• Working out is sexy—well, maybe not while you’re doing it, at least most exercises, but the results you get … continue reading

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