Category: Lifestyle

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

From Stressed to Depressed

Each year about four times as many men as women commit suicide, which experts believe is related to undiagnosed depression. … continue reading

Aging with Muscle

/ Posted 04.20.2014

I often recommend phosphatidylserine to bodybuilders, especially aging ones. Studies have shown that this soy lipid helps control the body’s … continue reading

A Bodybuilding Portfolio

/ Posted 04.19.2014

When you were just a little guy or gal, your idea of a good investment might have been spending your … continue reading

Train With Joe

/ Posted 04.18.2014

According to the December ’12 Bottom Line Health, coffee can reduce pain. Subjects who drank just one cup of coffee … continue reading

Let’s Not Train and Say We Did

/ Posted 03.29.2014

Since our last conversation life has happened with regularity and normalcy. Shadows lengthened over familiar landscapes, fragrant flora awash in … continue reading

Sandy Lieu and Emmanuel Delcour

/ Posted 03.21.2014

Photographed at Gold’s Gym, Venice, California by Jerry Fredrick   Sandy Lieu Age: 25  Weight: 98 Height: 4’10” Sample workout, … continue reading

Don’t Get Stoned

/ Posted 03.18.2014

According to those who have had to pass them, kidney stones are an incredibly painful affliction. Doctors suggest drinking plenty … continue reading

Tea Cures Acne?

/ Posted 03.12.2014

• According to the March ’13 Better Nutrition, green tea can significantly improve acne. That comes from an eight-week trial … continue reading

Managing Your Stress & Getting Enough Sleep

/ Posted 03.07.2014

Q: About six months ago I got a promotion at work, but it has increased my stress significantly. I’m constantly … continue reading

Up With People

/ Posted 03.03.2014

If you listen to the negative voice in your head, you’re bound to get down. It’s self-sabotage. In fact, many of … continue reading

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