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Our forum members give comprehensive details on what they believe will make for great bodybuilding success. Information includes philosophies for a better foundation, detailed training routines, nutrition, and supplement tips.
Think about the future - your future. And allow yourself to notice all that comes up into your mind. Changing the subconscious - Make your life a little less negative for now and into the future with these great tips!
Should bodybuilding be an Olympic sport? Our forum members share their thoughts on whether or not bodybuilding should be added. Learn the pros and cons of this sub culture sport being in the Olympics and see if you agree.
Being a teacher myself I know how intoxicating it can be to be in front of a room of students. While some enjoy having the power of that attention a great teacher learns to teach critical thinking, be humble, honest and more. Read on...
It is not how much you have that adds value to your life but how well you live which adds value to living. Prior to an aesthetically fit body one's mind must be aesthetically fit. See if you agree.
I would like to share some stories that have inspired me to continue training, even after all of these years. I think you will feel that inspiration if you decide to read through this. Enjoy.
Is the philosophy of â€˜more is betterâ€™ true? I am going to share a little about Vince Girondaâ€™s philosophy and my training for maintenance to stay on top and avoid overtraining. Read on for more...
In this article, I am going to quote some of Musashi's word's of wisdom and demonstrate clearly how they can be applied to enhancing your workouts and training goals. Read on for more...
How much do genes effect your sporting ability? Studies presented here will give a glimpse of why some groups may perform better at a specific sport than others. Read on...
I propose to render a different way of thinking about doing bodybuilding fitness. Tarrying with the negative of natural gravity and one's own body weight is positive in bodybuilding for fitness. Get the logic of it right here.
The question is why you don't mind taking care of something such as a $300,000 car but choose to ignore your body which is priceless? If this sounds a bit strange then read on to get the whole story.
The key to weight loss isn't in the latest diet craze, it can't be found in a bottle and it is not in the form of a pill. The key to weight loss is KNOWLEDGE. Simple but true.
In this article I will now summarize, analyze and interpret why male and female athletes are portrayed differently...
This article will look at the various party platforms put forward and ask if the parties recognize obesity as an election issue?
The first rule of health and fitness is that you must adhere to what I call a psychiology of fitness, that is, a stimulation of your inner psyche to possess the proper attitude or frame of mind to initiate… the habit of accommodation!
The bodybuilder has the potential of taking his Art straight to God. Every time you go to exercise, train, to push that extra, you make a deposit in your life's account...
Think about why you train. Now think about why others train (guess). If you thought about it, then I have succeeded with this article!
This article is more personal to me because I believe that bodybuilding, weight training is a holistic approach to life and since we can not separate ourselves from our environment, it is important to know outside influences that have internal responses.
What would you do, if you could go back? What would you change? What is the Win/Lose Ethic? Learn how to use Combat SPP to your advantage!
To bodybuild successfully many things are required. Learn what they are and how you can eliminate all frustrations...
I'm certain that one huge factor in Arnold's success is his skill of mentally preparing for upcoming tasks and reflecting on why he does them. Learn why...
By: Harry Hayfield. In the USA, obesity is a serious problem. Does the President's fitness level make a difference, or is it just spin? Learn the facts.
Bodybuilding’s got two extremes. At one end are pro bodybuilders like myself. At the other end are beginners who’ve just started lifting. Everyone else falls into the middle. Are you in the middle?
People filter out information which they are not prepared to see or hear. This leads me to this article with the intention to restate and reinforce the entire methodology... and the core glossary of the method.
Is bodybuilding it's own subculture or just a sport? Are physique athletes too diverse and self-consumed to have a true collective identity? Will bodybuilding ever go mainstream or should it remain sequestered and hardcore?
The one thing that I might add is that I believe that how we grow when we lift, parallels how we grow spiritually. Learn why I think this and how they correlate with each other...
Understand what it goes through each day, and learn the signals that it provides, such as fatigue, soreness, and hunger. Build your nutrition and training around your lifestyle. Through understanding the body, you can help create the balance that you are looking for - and it does not have to be a complicated process!
Why do we learn best from making mistakes? Who knows, but let’s look at some of the mistakes we often make when it comes to bulking, cutting, diet, and injuries.
The principle of copying other successful people in certain areas of life allowed me to take my passion of health and fitness to the masses, by transforming my personal training business into a global Internet presence.
From this publication it is clear that bodybuilding and fitness are done by millions around the world, not because of whimsical desire - but because bodybuilding and fitness are activities done as an affirmation that life is the highest value and standard. Learn why...
Last year, I had the pleasure and opportunity to attend one of Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace seminars here in Portland, Maine. I thought about what he said and how it relates to bodybuilding and I realized that there are also many No Matter Whats in the bodybuilding world. Learn what they are!
When I first became involved in bodybuilding, I would do whatever I saw someone else doing or what the magazines said. I came to ask myself, where is real bodybuilding knowledge? Where is a source that gives knowledge that is effective and that will produce results when applied correctly? Find out what I found!
Controlling and mastering the concept of "flow," will help push you to that pinnacle of the human you can become! Learn how to reach your pinnacle here.
Hardcore is being a Winner. A Champion. A Warrior. An Animal. Hardcore is walking around with that dark patch of dry skin on the back of your neck, the mark you get from resting the squat bar on your upper traps and neck area. It's a badge of honor. Are you hardcore?
The deepest pitfall for both competitive athletes and people in general is the spirit of fear. Learn about the different types of fear and effective ways to defeat your greatest fears.
The following is a collection of quotations that has inspired me over the years. I am sharing these quotes with you in hopes that you will be able to identify with one or two enough to help each and everyone of you to reach out and touch your specific goals and dreams.
The road I took was educating myself through exhaustive research for the very best in training material. I would literally tear into anything that offered the possibility of elevating my natural abilities. It wasn't all that uncommon for me to spend a Friday or Saturday night reading training literature.
Do bodybuilders REALLY do all that they can to gain muscle? Are you SURE that they do? And, most importantly, are you CERTAIN that these ideas have no impact on your ability as a bodybuilder? Find out if you have a contradictory mindset?
It doesn't matter what you do when you have your coach push you, it matters what you can do when you don't. Can you face the challenge when the times get tough?
There is no accident. No shortcut. No easy way out. There's only one thing you can't bottle or stick in your ass. It's a work ethic... Bodybuilding is war. Once you start, you can't back out and say you're sorry. When you enter a war, you plan for invasion... Find out what Andrew thinks what bodybuilding is all about!
This is an in-your-face, and hopefully humorous, look at the topic of steroids and how out of touch the medical/scientific community and the general public can be in regards to the facts about steroids. The article is intended as 80% humor and 20% education as it relates to steroids. If you lack a sense of humor, this article is not for you.
According to Time Magazine, we are supposed to be scrawny and weak, or at least not expect to gain more than a few ounces a year without resorting to drugs.
A career in the Iron Game, in the context of the "Oldtimers" meant, "an occupation or profession, especially one requiring special training, followed as one's lifework.
Sometimes in life it becomes very easy to accept things as the way they are, instead of questioning why they are the way that they are. Learn why and how these influential leaders would not stand for that.
Being a healthy bodybuilder, simply, means that in all areas of your life you seek to improve, and that bodybuilding is how you seek to improve your physical body and mind in order so that your mind and body can be used to love and help others.
Be honest, truly honest with yourself as you read this. In doing so, the goal is to make ourselves more complete bodybuilders and perhaps more complete individuals as well.
No matter how big or small your fitness goals are, living the bodybuilding lifestyle can help propel you towards your goals that much faster and make them a reality.
To those of you whom are competitive bodybuilders, you will understand when I say that bodybuilding is both a form of art and a practice of science. It is my hope that after reading this article you will understand exactly how complicated it can be to be a competitive bodybuilder.
Being part of the human culture, we all belong to various groups and organizations that reflect our personal beliefs and ideas. They give us a sense of identity and belonging.
Simply put, bodybuilding is a sub-culture. That alone makes being a bodybuilder all than much harder.
Here is issue #2 of things I like about bodybuilding and things that make me mad. Music at the gym, steroid users in natural contests, having a broken heart at the gym and more!
Many people believe that bodybuilding isn't a science. They believe it can be made simple and just going to the gym is sufficient to build the dream body.
In our final installment of this series we'll look at the formula for power and how to use it to make training more productive. The formula for power is: Force X Distance -:- Time. And is measured in foot-pounds/second.
It wasn't until I was on vacation in Flint, Michigan with the completion of Heller's The Importance of Nietzsche and Mill's On Liberty in July 2002 that I decided an essay like this was long overdue.
Certain individuals are swept away in their own tunnel vision, their own way of thinking and if anyone's ways are different or someone challenges their philosophy they attack. Read about it and learn the truth.
I feel fitness is a passion and a confidence builder. Expressing passion through fitness is a great way to feel alive and engaged in the world -which is truly the best simple pleasure.
Bodybuilding is simple. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to understand the basic concept of muscle stimulation and growth. However, this doesn't mean that it's easy. In fact, it is very difficult. Extremely difficult.
As all of us heeded the call to serve our country, we sent out another call as well. This went out to those who wished to take their bodies to the next level, through improved nutrition and weightlifting.
Now that my contest is over, I have to make a new plan of attack. Here are some things that all bodybuilders should think about when deciding what to do with their future. These tips will help you make never-ending gains.
Learn Ryan Mclane's way of thinking and how it can affect you. Laziness is what kills bodybuilding and how it hurts lots of big namers.
Make no mistake, when you're beginning, in other words, your first year or two of hard-core training, you have to follow a program or else you won't have substancial results.
If you have the right genetics this will rarely hinder you in your progress but you'll feel it later in life, when you start wearing out. Do you think you are natural?
Each and everyday I train at the gym, I pass by one and ask myself, "Why?" I pass by the every present and strategically positioned vending machine
World wide author tells the TRUTH about training from one of the most famous bodybuilding authors in the world!
Making the decision to avoid futility at all cost and committing to realizing your potential, will ultimately 'result' in gaining strength and removing weakness. I feel that building a better body teaches this best. What do you think?
I have counseled the practice of going to failure as a means to ensure muscle growth stimulation. But over the years much confusion has developed regarding the use of this principle. Having a clear understanding of the failure principle will save you wasted effort and prevent you from accepting what has become dogma as scientific fact.
Maintaining and improving your health provides energy you never thought you could have and how the three laws can affect you day to day.
The bottom line with training just like nutrition or supplements is everybody is different. Here are my theories about why some people are not getting the best results.
My training philosophy has and will always continue to be, Be Prepared, Train Hard, Be Focused, Be Intense, Be Positive, Learn, Listen, and Always Ask Questions. I constantly plan out new routines and try other routines some of the national and pro level competitors write about. Learn more from this amazing article!
One of the key issues is to see where you are and where you are going with your goals. Then focus on the hard core, becoming the next Mr. Olympia. Remember it starts with a dream.
Lose Fat & Promote Strength And Muscle!*