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[31 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Silvio Samuel will not compete in the 2010 Arnold Classic.

For the first time in four years, Silvio Samuel will be skipping the Arnold Classic.
Samuel, who has placed in the top six in three consecutive Arnolds (6th in 2007, 5th in 2008 and 2009) will target the Tampa Pro Bodybuilding Weekly Championships on July 16-17 as his first competition in 2010.
“I will take a break to put on the size I need to put on,” Samuel said. “I wanted to do the Arnold Classic, but after more thought I do not believe that competing so soon after the Olympia is …

bodybuilding, Steroids Use »

[30 Dec 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
BodyBuilding does not mean steroids

by MusclesProd
If you say to regular people that you practice bodybuilding they will ask or presume that you use steroids. Why? Why steroids are always related and discussed in regards to bodybuilding. I must admit, there are bodybuilders who use steroids but that does not mean that each bodybuilder uses steroids.
We can say the same thing about American football players, they also use steroids and not only they. If you a new to the steroids subject you will want to understand that steroids are not magic pill which once taken …

Training »

[29 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Fine-Tune your Quads

After taking the overall (as a light-heavy) at the 2007 Emerald Cup, 5’5″ Nathan Detracy won the middleweight class of the 2008 USA Championships and then triumphed in the same class at the 2009 Nationals. He owns the gym Evolution Fitness in Bellevue, Washington. Detracy details the finer points of his quad training and provides a typical quad routine.
* I alternate between doing one-leg lunges first (as in the routine seen here) or squats first (four sets of 15).
• Lunges are by far the best exercise for legs. …

Health, Nutrition »

[28 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Health Benefits of Cod Liver Oil

By Shanna Ohmes
Cod liver oil, the very name may bring horrid memories of your own childhood. Or you may remember pictures of young children holding their noses while being fed by the spoonful. Well, your mother and grandmother knew what they were doing. There really are health benefits to that spoonful of fishy oil. For example:
• It is an excellent source of vitamin A. This vitamin is essential in the mother’s diet before and after conceiving for the proper development of the baby’s eyes. Vitamin A helps children resist infectious …

Competitions, Headline, News »

[26 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
2010 Arnold Classic Line-Ups

Kai Greene has made it official. He will be defending his Arnold Classic championship come March and will have another deep line-up to do it against. The two biggest names trying to take his title will be Phil Heath and Dexter Jackson, himself a former winner of the contest.

Training »

[26 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Bring up your back

Dr. Dena Westerfield prescribes how to safely pack on back mass
Florida native Dena Westerfield is a practicing chiropractor in St. Louis, Missouri. She placed fifth in the 2009 New York Pro. Westerfield lays out some rules for keeping your spine safely aligned while training lats, and she dishes up a routine that helped her grow one of the thickest backs in female bodybuilding.
• Warmup thoroughly. I do two warmup sets of chins before my first set of pulldowns.
• Pyramid your sets. This allows you …

Photogallery »

[24 Dec 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Women’s fitness.

Well this post is for women, so they will be motivated to go and train in the gym. Take a look and buy a gym subscription. Good luck in your goals.

Headline »

[23 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
2010 Arnold Classic Competitor Lists.

1. Melvin Anthony
2. Tarek Elsetouhi
3. Toney Freeman
4. Kai Greene
5. Phil Heath

Fat Burning »

[23 Dec 2009 | 4 Comments | ]
Fat-burning Holiday Help.

By Jim Stoppani, Ph.D.
December 13, 2009
The holidays, along with muscle-blurring foods, are fast approaching. Instead of saying “good-bye” to your six-pack however, try combining whey and glucomannan to keep yourself from going overboard during the celebrations and losing your lean look.
Research confirms that you can lose more bodyfat by supplementing with whey protein. One major reason for this is the ability of whey to blunt hunger. A University of Surrey (United Kingdom) study reported that subjects who drank a whey protein shake 90 minutes before eating a buffet meal …

Training »

[22 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]
Bench like one of the big boys

Strength coach Marty Gallagher, author of The Primitive Purposeful serves up some extra big bench tips.
WARNING: This info is only for those who wish to build a massive chest.
It’s important to keep in mind that Gallagher is a power lifter looking to build strength. The goals of a bodybuilder may differ and would therefore have different rules.
1 First, buy into the physiological reality that an increase in strength equals an increase in muscle size. To grow the pectoral muscle, the best exercise period is flat benching.
2 Three grips to …

bodybuilding, Health, Motivation »

[21 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]
Bodybuilding is more than just muscles.

Many people think that going to the gym is all about muscles, however this is not true and in this article we will analyse why and what are other bodybuilding benefits.
Many people thinks that going to the gym is all about muscles, however this is not true and in this article we will analyse why and what are other bodybuilding benefits.
1.Health. This is the most important reason for working out in the gym, like someone said “Health is Wealth” I would complete it this way “Everything without health is …

News »

[21 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]
2010 IFBB Phoenix Pro Contest Info.

With the 2010 IFBB Ironman Pro cancelled for 2010, the first IFBB Men’s bodybuilding contest will be on February 20th in Pheonix, Arizona, two weeks before the 2010 Arnold Classic. Here is some information on the contest, which also will include an IFBB Figure Pro, IFBB Fitness Pro, IFBB Womens Bodybuilding and the IFBB Mens 202lbs and Under Bodybuilding competitions.

Health, Nutrition »

[21 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]
Are you drinking dirty water?

If you’re training hard, you should be drinking plenty of water. On average, a person should consume at least 128 ounces of water per day.
So, we felt it was fitting to let you know the results of the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) three-year investigation into the municipal water supply across the United States.
To view all 100 cities on the list and to see how the list was complied, check out EWG’s website.
Cities with the best water:
1. Arlington, TX
2. Providence, RI
3. Fort Worth, TX
4. Charleston, SC
5. Boston, MA
6. Honolulu, HI
7. Austin, …

News, Steroids Use »

[17 Dec 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Norma Deca surgery fake and real.

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Guess which is real and which is fake? 🙂
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News »

[16 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Phil Heath will compete in the 2010 Arnold Classic.

According to different sources Phil Heath is preparing for the 2010 Arnold Classic. As FLEX states Phil confirmed this via text message which read “I am in.” Short and clear 🙂 We are happy to hear this as we know Phil had some hard time at Mr.Olympia competition because of a stomach virus however now he declared: “I’ll do my talking when I step on stage in Columbus.”

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