Category: Motivation

The Bench Press Revisited Doowap Dowah

/ Posted 01.08.2012

I took a sentimental journey this past Sunday. It was warm, the skies were blue, and the gym was empty at … continue reading

Tags: $100,000 12-Week Transformation Challenge

/ Posted 01.06.2012

Meridian, ID – January 4, 2011 –, the most-visited bodybuilding and fitness site and largest online retailer of nutritional … continue reading

Tranquil Brain, Less Pain

/ Posted 12.29.2011

You’ve no doubt heard about studies showing that meditation can reduce stress and cortisol, the muscle-eating hormone. According to the … continue reading


The Path of Most Resistance

/ Posted 12.21.2011

Have you noticed it’s a crazy world out there? We need to be careful how we engage strangers over the … continue reading


When Sanity and Intelligence Fail

/ Posted 11.10.2011

Here we stand once again on the bold and daring edge of muscle-building discovery. I’m reminded of the Grand Canyon, … continue reading

The Life-Saving Value of Bodybuilding

/ Posted 11.01.2011

If I told you that I spent more than 45 years pumping iron because of its health benefits, I’d be … continue reading

Witty, Willful and Wily Wascals

/ Posted 10.11.2011

A workout in down times is like a life preserver to a drowning man. It’s a relief to the overwhelmed, a … continue reading

Alpha Male Advanced Workouts

/ Posted 09.28.2011

Do you want to be bigger, stronger and leaner? Would you like to increase your speed, power, stamina and agility? … continue reading

Hate to Create?

/ Posted 09.27.2011

We’ve all heard that it takes pain, suffering and maybe loathing to be ultracreative. You may even know some pensive, … continue reading


And I Almost Took a Layoff

/ Posted 09.11.2011

You can loose a man from the millstone that weighs him down, but you can’t prevent him from hoisting it … continue reading


Frank Zane: The Workouts

Three-time Mr. Olympia Frank Zane has perhaps the most classic physique ever to have graced a posing dais—just the right … continue reading

The Calm After the Roar

/ Posted 08.30.2011

Sometimes we need to stop and listen to the sounds around us, whether we’re on a busy street or in … continue reading


Don’t Be a Lunkhead

/ Posted 08.02.2011

If you’re a bodybuilder, you’ve probably been deeply offended by the TV commercials for the Planet Fitness chain of health … continue reading


Lies, Prevarications, Fibs and Deception

/ Posted 07.23.2011

Having reduced my weight training to two days a week for various reasons, I must use the days I’m in … continue reading


Optimistic Vitality

/ Posted 07.14.2011

We’ve all heard that being positive can have positive health effects. That seems to be common sense, but in case … continue reading


Body by Design

/ Posted 07.08.2011

If you’re online a lot looking for training information and motivation, you probably know the name Kris Gethin. He’s editor … continue reading

Dragging My Bones to the Gym

/ Posted 07.02.2011

It’s been raining steadily for 48 hours—not cats and dogs, but we’ve got pups and kittens on the rooftop and … continue reading


Inspiration vs. Motivation

/ Posted 06.20.2011

So as I often like to do, I’ll end with a question. Are you simply inspired to have the physique of your dreams, or are you truly and deeply motivated?


The Leader’s Desire to Help People With His Brilliance

/ Posted 04.27.2011

It takes courage to be a leader. It takes a tremendous belief in yourself and your ability to take the action needed to differentiate yourself from your competition. You must be willing to take action even when it might make you look bad in front of other people.


Great Performance in the Gym Is a Habit

/ Posted 04.13.2011

I’m also sure that you’ve suffered times when, no matter how badly you wanted to hammer out great sessions, you just couldn’t seem to get your act together.


Find a Way to Differentiate Yourself

/ Posted 03.31.2011

Powerful leaders are fully aware of the gifts and talents they have to offer the world. They also have a … continue reading


Are You Really Working Hard Enough?

/ Posted 03.16.2011

Committed. Driven. Focused. Disciplined. Those are the words many of us would use to describe the effort we put into … continue reading


Supreme Confidence

/ Posted 02.14.2011

The man who appears to be the most poised and confident in a social setting always stands out. The rest of the people in the group assume him to be a natural leader.


Neutrality Is Power

/ Posted 01.19.2011

Most people, whether they realize it or not, seek approval and validation from other people to some extent. It’s just … continue reading


Clean to Stay Lean

/ Posted 12.27.2010

According to a study out of Indiana University-Purdue University, data collected on about 1,000 subjects, aged 49 to 65, found … continue reading

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