Cassie is the Senior Editor for and former professor & college athlete. Learn more as adds her own touch of class to the world of fitness.


Cassie Smith is the Senior Editor for After her tenure as a college soccer player, Cassie found CrossFit and a special ability in picking up heavy shit. She is a national-level weightlifting competitor and currently holds the Idaho State record in the clean and jerk at 93kg (205 pounds).

Before she came to, Cassie was an adjunct professor in the Boise State University English department, where she enjoyed teaching composition and literature. Now Cassie's biggest passion is helping women find confidence, happiness, and health through fitness. And also muscles...lots of muscles.

Cassie earned her BA in English at Eastern Oregon University in 2008 and her MA in English at Boise State University in 2011.

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Measuring Your Macros: A Visual Guide!
Protein, carbs, and fat?oh my! Read on to learn more about macronutrients, how they fit into your nutrition plan, and the easiest ways to measure them.
Section: Nutrition :: Feb 25, 2015

Measuring Your Macros: What 30 Grams Of Protein Looks Like
Want to build muscle and lose fat? Then you need protein! Here's how much you need and how to measure it for each meal.
Section: Nutrition :: Feb 25, 2015

Measuring Your Macros: What 50 Grams Of Carbs Looks Like
Carbs are your body's favorite energy source. Learn which carb sources are best and how you can easily measure them without using a scale!
Section: Nutrition :: Feb 25, 2015

Measuring Your Macros: What 20 Grams Of Fat Looks Like
Contrary to popular belief, fat is not the enemy! Learn how to easily add a serving of healthy fats to your diet.
Section: Nutrition :: Feb 25, 2015

Ditch Your Diet: 5 Healthy Nutrition Tips!
Get off the weight-loss roller coaster by creating sustainable eating habits instead of following an intense, short-term diet. Here's how to eat well for life!
Section: Nutrition :: Feb 10, 2015

Fitness, Family, And Faith: Kim Dolan Leto's Inspiring Story
Kim Dolan Leto began her fitness career at age 30. Sixteen years later, she's become one of the most recognizable faces and well-known voices in the industry. Read her inspiring story!
Section: Mind :: Jan 15, 2015

5 CrossFit Workouts You Can Do Anywhere
Don't let holiday travel or family gatherings get in the way of your workouts. Here are 5 quick, intense CrossFit workouts you can do anywhere, anytime!
Section: Training :: Dec 24, 2014

The Overhead Squat: What Is It Good For?
The overhead squat is a great exercise?but maybe not for the reasons you think. Find out how it can promote the mobility, stability, and strength of your entire body.
Section: Training :: Nov 25, 2014

Lift Iron To Lift Your Butt, Ladies
The world has gone booty-crazy. If you want to keep up with the trend, you don't need to buy butt-lifting jeans or underwear; you need to lift!
Section: Training :: Nov 13, 2014

Women's Fitness: 4 Reasons The Word ''Toned'' Needs To Die
''Toned''?the word litters everything from the covers of women's fitness magazines to ''fitspiration'' memes on Twitter and Instagram. It's time to let it RIP.
Section: Training :: Oct 20, 2014

Family Fitness: 4 Tips From The Super Fit Schulz Family!
Meet the Schulz family. They're dedicated to health, fitness, and bringing out the best in each other. Find out how they live, eat, and train, then implement some of their advice into your own family's lifestyle!
Section: Mind :: Sep 23, 2014

2014 Figure Olympia Report: Nicole Wilkins Makes History
Nicole Wilkins broke her every-other-year victory pattern to become the first woman ever to win four Olympia Figure titles. Next stop: number five!
Section: Contests :: Sep 22, 2014

2014 Men's Physique Olympia Report: Victory For Jeremy Buendia
Jeremy Buendia took his body and his career to the next level, unseating Mark Anthony Wingson to earn the 2014 Men's Physique Olympia crown. Here's how it went down!
Section: Contests :: Sep 22, 2014

2014 Bikini Olympia Report: Ashley Kaltwasser Repeats
Tonight, Ashley Kaltwasser made Olympia history by becoming the first Bikini competitor to win the title two consecutive years!
Section: Contests :: Sep 20, 2014

2014 Fitness Olympia Report: Oksana Grishina Is Fitness Olympia Champion
After years of coming in second place to Adela Garcia, Oksana Grishina finally wins her first Olympia title!
Section: Contests :: Sep 20, 2014

2014 Ms. O Report: Iris Kyle Wins Again
For the 10th time in her life, Iris Kyle defeats a lineup of impressive competitors to win the Ms. O gold medal!
Section: Contests :: Sep 20, 2014

2014 Women's Physique Report: Juliana Malacarne Defeats DLB
In a fiercely tight battle between Juliana Malacarne and defending champion Dana Linn Bailey, the Brazilian Malacarne emerged victorious. Find out how it all went down!
Section: Contests :: Sep 20, 2014

2014 Olympia Weekend: Women's Prejudging Report
This afternoon, the Vegas Expo Center played host to the prejudging portion of the women's shows. Find out who rocked the first callouts and what the finals could bring!
Section: Contests :: Sep 19, 2014

CrossFit Workouts: 5 Killer CrossFit WODs
Love it or hate it, CrossFit has found its place in the fitness world. Not sure what you think about it? Before you decide, we dare you to try one of these workouts.
Section: Training :: Sep 06, 2014

2014 Men's Physique Olympia Preview: Battle Of The Aesthetics
The Men's Physique division will be part of the Mr. Olympia festivities for the second time. Find out who will win!
Section: Contests :: Sep 05, 2014

The Drop Zone: Squat Lower, Squat Stronger
Proper depth is an essential part of the squat, but many of us aren't able to reach it?yet! If you're struggling to get below parallel, here's why you should fix it, and how!
Section: Training :: Sep 03, 2014

Fit For A Challenge: 7 Insanely Hard Workouts
You might be big and strong, but are you tough? Can you handle fitness challenges that aren't in your wheelhouse? Here are 7 workouts to test your weaknesses.
Section: Training :: Aug 25, 2014

Fitness 360: Chris Thompson, Supplementation Program
He might be in the supplement industry, but he doesn't just use supps to prove a point. Here's how Chris Thompson supps to improve on the micro, macro, and performance level.
Section: Supplements :: Jul 01, 2014

Fitness 360: Chris Thompson, Nutrition Program
In nutrition, consistency is everything. Here's how Chris Thompson mastered his macros and made a fail-proof program for himself.
Section: Nutrition :: Jun 30, 2014

Fitness 360: Chris Thompson, Training Program
Learn how Chris Thompson has utilized training to failure to build his best-ever body at 45 years old!
Section: Training :: Jun 27, 2014

Fitness 360: Chris Thompson, Militia Muscle
If you're not already familiar with Chris Thompson, you're about to receive an education in making health and fitness a lifestyle. Learn how Chris trains, eats, and supps to look great and feel even better.
Section: Training :: Jun 26, 2014

CrossFit Competitions: How To Prepare To Perform Your Best
Heading to your local box to do the house WOD is one thing, but learning how to prepare your mind and body for a competition is an entirely different beast. Here's how to prepare for a CrossFit competition!
Section: Training :: Jun 25, 2014

Train Like Ronaldo: Build A Body For A Better Game
The Sultan of the Step-over's skill is highlighted by his athletic build. Elevate your game and upgrade your physique with this Ronaldo-inspired training regimen!
Section: Sports :: Jun 20, 2014

CrossFit Q&A: Your Guide To Starting CrossFit
If you're thinking about starting CrossFit or wondering if you should try a class, read this. You'll learn the answers to some basic questions and find out what to expect!
Section: Training :: May 29, 2014

The Fittest Man In Hollywood: Interview With Terry Crews
Terry Crews has made a career out of pairing a sense humor with an awesome physique. Here's how he trains, eats, and lives to be the best actor and athlete he can be.
Section: Mind :: May 22, 2014

Fitness 360: Jim Stoppani, PhD, Supplementation Program
Supplements are designed to give you a health boost and a performance edge, and Jim Stoppani, PhD, uses them for both. Get his plan here.
Section: Supplements :: Apr 11, 2014

Fitness 360: Jim Stoppani, PhD, Nutrition Program
Jim Stoppani, PhD, eats protein to build muscle and limits his carbs to stay lean. But that's just the beginning. Here's his full nutrition philosophy and meal plan!
Section: Nutrition :: Apr 09, 2014

Fitness 360: Jim Stoppani, PhD, Training Program
Jim Stoppani, PhD, has to stay lean and mean for his busy schedule of photo and video shoots. Find out how he maintains his mass while staying trim!
Section: Training :: Apr 08, 2014

Fitness 360: Jim Stoppani, PhD, Body By Science
Jim Stoppani, PhD, is a leading voice in the fitness industry. You've read his articles, followed his trainers, and perhaps even tried his own supplement line. Now, you can learn Jim's own personal fitness regimen!
Section: Training :: Apr 07, 2014

CrossFit Training: Marcus Hendren's Favorite WODs
You don't have to be a CrossFitter to appreciate a tough workout! Here are three fun WODs that elite Games athlete Marcus Hendren enjoys.
Section: Training :: Apr 07, 2014

CrossFit Workout: Heather Welsh's High-Intensity Interval Mountain Workout
Learn how CrossFit Games athlete Heather Welsh uses hills and trails to burn fat, build stamina, and boost her speed! Think outside the box.
Section: Training :: Mar 31, 2014

Learn The Olympic Lifts: Snatch And Clean And Jerk Progression Lifts
The snatch and the clean and jerk are difficult movements. So before you load a barbell and try one of them, give these progression lifts a go. They'll help you develop the speed, mobility, and power to be successful.
Section: Training :: Mar 10, 2014

Fitness 360: Samantha Ann Leete, Nutrition Program
Just because your food is healthy doesn't mean it has to taste bland! Samantha knows how to get the best taste and nutrition out of her meals. Check out her nutrition philosophy.
Section: Nutrition :: Mar 05, 2014

Fitness 360: Samantha Ann Leete, Supplement Program
Learn how basic supplementation helped Samantha transform her body and turned her from being a supp skeptic into a protein shaker!
Section: Supplements :: Mar 05, 2014

Fitness 360: Samantha Ann Leete, Training Program
This BodySpace Spokesmodel likes to work out with various training techniques so her regimen never gets boring. Get the details of her fun, bikini-body program right here!
Section: Training :: Mar 03, 2014

Fitness 360: Samantha Ann Leete, Leete's Fitness Feats
Samantha Ann Leete was the perfect choice to win the 2013 BodySpace spokesmodel contest. She's positive, exuberant, and has one heck of a fitness regimen. Check out her full plan right here!
Section: Training :: Mar 01, 2014

5 Laws Of The Cover Model Body
Fitness doesn't belong to an elite few—it can belong to everybody! If you want to look like the magazine cover models, you can. Just follow these five simple rules.
Section: Mind :: Feb 26, 2014

Fitness 360: Brandan Fokken, Supplement Program
Supplements are only effective when they're paired with great nutrition and a solid training program. Learn how Brandan Fokken folds his supplement plan into a healthy program of whole foods and dumbbells!
Section: Supplements :: Jan 24, 2014

Fitness 360: Brandan Fokken, Nutrition Program
Nutrition is essential to fitness, but that doesn't mean your meal plan has to be complicated. Follow Brandan Fokken's protein-heavy nutrition program for a healthy mind and body!
Section: Nutrition :: Jan 23, 2014

Fitness 360: Brandan Fokken, Training Program
Brandan Fokken works out to build muscle. If you've been struggling to reach your goals, his solid training program might be just what you need!
Section: Training :: Jan 22, 2014

Fitness 360: Brandan Fokken, Room To Grow
Brandan Fokken doesn't just practice being fit for a few months out of the year. He's dedicated his entire life to fitness and is now reaping enormous benefits. Read his inspiring story!
Section: Training :: Jan 21, 2014

How Bruno Gunn Muscled Up For His Role In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
In order to bring his very best body to his role in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Bruno Gunn trained, ate, and supped like a pro. Learn the details right here!
Section: Training :: Dec 20, 2013

Fitness 360: Rachel Flint, Fit Like Flint Supplements
Rachel Flint's supplement regimen isn't fancy. She takes pre-workouts because she lifts so early. Her simple stack balances her nutritional profile.
Section: Supplements :: Dec 10, 2013

Fitness 360: Jen Jewell, Supplement Program
Before she gets on stage, Jen Jewell has to look her absolute best. To get there, she trains hard, eats right, and follows an air-tight supplement plan.
Section: Supplements :: Oct 25, 2013

Fitness 360: Jen Jewell, Nutrition Program
Jen Jewell's nutrition philosophy is simple: find balance. No calorie-counting or food-weighing for this fitness queen! She stays ripped year round with moderate and clean meals.
Section: Nutrition :: Oct 24, 2013

Fitness 360: Jen Jewell, Training Program
Jen Jewell's fast-paced, circuit-style workouts are challenging, but they're also really fun. Spend a week in her shoes and follow Jen's split!
Section: Training :: Oct 23, 2013

Fitness 360: Jen Jewell, Fitness Jewell
She once fell off the fitness wagon, but the beautiful Jen Jewell didn't stay down long. She lifted herself, lost 50 pounds, and earned a WBFF pro card. This is a story you don't want to skip!
Section: Training :: Oct 22, 2013

Fitness 360: Tabitha Klausen, Model Trains Supplement Program
Sporting a bikini body requires the right combination of diet, training, and supplementation. Tabitha Klausen uses these supplements to aid her fitness goals.
Section: Supplements :: Oct 18, 2013

Fitness 360: Tabitha Klausen, Model Trains Nutrition Program
Tabitha Klausen's early relationship with food was unhealthy. She beat her eating disorder when she learned that good food fuels muscle growth!
Section: Nutrition :: Oct 17, 2013

Fitness 360: Tabitha Klausen, Model Trains Training Program
Heavy bouts with the iron turned Tabitha's skinny frame into a shapely, athletic physique. Her program helps her perform better in the gym and look great on stage!
Section: Training :: Oct 16, 2013

Fitness 360: Tabitha Klausen, Model Trains
Tabitha's self-esteem issues followed her for most of her life. Learn how she beat insecurity, transformed her body, and found confidence with fitness.
Section: Training :: Oct 15, 2013

2013 Olympia Weekend: Phil Heath Is Mr. Olympia Champion
At the 49th Mr. Olympia, it was Phil and Kai to the bitter end in front of the biggest crowd ever. And like the last two years, Phil came out on top!
Section: Contests :: Sep 29, 2013

2013 Olympia Weekend: Nicole Wilkins Wins Figure Olympia!
Figure Olympia brought down the house. Read all about the ultra-competitive action and the night's surprising ending!
Section: Contests :: Sep 29, 2013

2013 Olympia Weekend: Flex Lewis Repeats
The 212 men gave everything they had to the judges, but Flex Lewis fought his way to the top of the heap. Here are your results in the 212 Olympia Showdown!
Section: Contests :: Sep 29, 2013

2013 Olympia Weekend: Adela Garcia Is Crowned Fitness Queen
Tonight, the ladies of fitness lit up Vegas. But none burned as brightly as Adela Garcia. Her eighth Olympia title cements her place as the sport's standard bearer.
Section: Contests :: Sep 28, 2013

2013 Olympia Weekend: Ashley Kaltwasser Grabs The Bikini Crown
The hip-popping, hair-tossing bikini division brought down the house. Although all these stunning women brought their best, only one can call herself champ. Tonight, Ashley Kaltwasser earned that right.
Section: Contests :: Sep 28, 2013

2013 Olympia Weekend: Iris Kyle Wins Her Ninth Olympia Title!
Iris Kyle makes history and becomes the winningest bodybuilder to walk the Olympia stage.
Section: Contests :: Sep 28, 2013

2013 Olympia Weekend: The Mr. Olympia Showdown Begins
The Sandow goes to the best physique, but we won't know who earns it until tomorrow night. Here's what happened during prejudging.
Section: Contests :: Sep 28, 2013

2013 Olympia Weekend: 212 Class Prejudging Report
Flex Lewis might be the reigning champ, but he's got a talented lineup nipping at his heels. If you want to know how things might shape up tonight, here's the scoop!
Section: Contests :: Sep 28, 2013

2013 Olympia Weekend: Dana Linn Bailey Wins Women's Physique Showdown
The IFBB's newest division finally has an Olympia winner: Dana Linn Bailey. This hands-down favorite gave it her all and is now the face of physique!
Section: Contests :: Sep 28, 2013

2013 Olympia Weekend: Mark Anthony Wingson Wins Men's Physique
It wasn't an easy choice, but the judges gave the Men's Physique Showdown trophy to Mark Anthony Wingson. Learn how he stood apart from this talented field of aesthetic bodies.
Section: Contests :: Sep 28, 2013

2013 Olympia Weekend: Women's Prejudging Report
This afternoon, Las Vegas Convention Center was home to the fitness, bikini, figure, physique, and Ms. Olympia prejudging. Find out what happened right here!
Section: Contests :: Sep 27, 2013

Alicia Harris Fitness 360: Supplements
Good genetics can go a long way, but supplements can take them even farther. Learn what Alicia uses to help you formulate a plan of your own!
Section: Supplements :: Sep 25, 2013

Alicia Harris Fitness 360: Nutrition
Simple yet effective, Alicia Harris' meal plan helps her crush tough workouts and lean out for competitions. Learn more about her clean eats and occasional treats!
Section: Nutrition :: Sep 24, 2013

Alicia Harris Fitness 360: Training
Alicia Harris implements various training styles to carve a figure worthy of a pro card. Find out how this IFBB competitor uses her athletic background as the foundation of her training.
Section: Training :: Sep 23, 2013

Fitness 360: Alicia Harris, Fast Track To Fitness
Former collegiate track athlete Alicia Harris needed an outlet for her competitive drive. She found it on the stage. Follow her plan and learn how to eat and train like a pro!
Section: Training :: Sep 23, 2013

Fitness 360: Rachel Flint, Fit Like Flint Nutrition
Healthy meals can be family-friendly. Find out how Rachel Flint eats to support her fitness goals and maintain energy throughout her busy schedule!
Section: Nutrition :: Sep 13, 2013

Fitness 360: Rachel Flint Training Program
Rachel Flint is a busy wife, mother, and captain in the Air National Guard. But she's also the winner of our 2013 Military Transformation Challenge!
Section: Training :: Sep 12, 2013

Rachel Flint Fitness 360: Fit Like Flint
Rachel Flint's fitness, nutrition, and supplement regimens aren't fancy. They're made from basic bodybuilding foundations. It might seem simple, but it can help you succeed!
Section: Training :: Sep 11, 2013

Women And Weights: 8 Myths Debunked!
Don't let bad information scare you away from training the way you want! Learn the real story behind these eight female fitness training myths.
Section: Training :: Jul 17, 2013

Fitness 360: Stephanie Toomey, Battle-Tested Body—Supplementation
Every body is different, and so is everyone’s favorite supplement stack. Stephanie’s stack works great for her, but she’d encourage you to listen to your body and find out what it needs!
Section: Supplements :: Jun 03, 2013

Fitness 360: Stephanie Toomey, Battle-Tested Body—Nutrition
A good nutrition plan takes careful planning. Find out how Stephanie gets the most out of her food so she can train hard and have enough energy for college and motherhood!
Section: Nutrition :: May 31, 2013

Fitness 360: Stephanie Toomey, Battle-Tested Body—Training
Although she has a body worth a million photographs, Stephanie's main goals are performance-based. Learn how this figure-turned-CrossFit athlete stays fit year-round.
Section: Training :: May 30, 2013

Fitness 360: Stephanie Toomey, Battle-Tested Body
Stephanie Toomey's life hasn't been easy, but nothing worthwhile is. Get inspired by her love of fitness and no-nonsense attitude toward becoming the best woman and mother she can be.
Section: Training :: May 29, 2013

Fitness 360: Karina Baymiller, Petite Powerhouse—Supplementation
Karina insists on high-quality products with very few fillers or unnatural ingredients. Find out what this sponsored athlete uses and when.
Section: Supplements :: May 21, 2013

Fitness 360: Karina Baymiller, Petite Powerhouse—Nutrition
More than anything, Karina Baymiller believes in balance. Her fitness approach is holistic and sustainable. Learn how she applies this concept to nutrition.
Section: Nutrition :: May 20, 2013

Fitness 360: Karina Baymiller, Petite Powerhouse—Training
Just because she lost 50 pounds doesn’t mean she’s done! Karina’s muscle-building training regimen is heavy, tough, and delivers killer results. Check it out!
Section: Training :: May 17, 2013

Fitness 360: Karina Baymiller, Petite Powerhouse—Overview
Karina Baymiller dropped 50 pounds of fat, but her transformation didn’t stop there. This Cellucor athlete is determined to get better, stronger, and more athletic. Follow her full fitness plan!
Section: Training :: May 16, 2013

Fitness 360: David Otunga, The Case For Fitness—Supplementation
David Otunga needs 250 grams of protein each day. Without some help from supplementation, he’d spend his entire day eating! Check out his full supp stack.
Section: Supplements :: May 13, 2013

Fitness 360: David Otunga, The Case For Fitness—Nutrition
Lean protein, complex carbs, and a positive attitude have helped David Otunga earn his award-winning physique. Get the details about his nutrition plan!
Section: Nutrition :: May 10, 2013

Fitness 360: David Otunga, Case For Fitness—Training
You'd think four or five days of professional wrestling would be enough training for one man, but not David Otunga. Follow his fast-paced, bodybuilding-style regimen.
Section: Training :: May 09, 2013

Talk The Talk: 9 Fitness Lingo Fails
You may have logged some serious hours in the gym, but that doesn't mean you sound like an expert. If you've said any of these nine things, you may need to brush up on your fitness knowledge!
Section: Training :: May 08, 2013

Fitness 360: David Otunga, The Case For Fitness—Overview
One little compliment changed his life. Find out how David Otunga transformed from a chubby nerd into a muscle-bound professional wrestler and actor!
Section: Training :: May 08, 2013

5 Reasons You Should Support Women’s Bodybuilding
All bodybuilders are athletes. It’s time we give the ladies the same respect we give to the men. Here are five reasons you should support brawny women!
Section: Contests :: Mar 26, 2013

The Science Of Attraction: Why You Can't Help But Look
Have you ever met someone you're mysteriously attracted to? Want to know why you find that person sexy? Here are some answers!
Section: Mind :: Feb 11, 2013

IFBB Athlete Profile: Mark Antonek—An Unstoppable Force
He suffers from Parkinson's disease and has permanent lung damage from saving lives at Ground Zero. But this hasn't kept Mark Antonek from thriving as an IFBB professional bodybuilder.
Section: Mind :: Jan 29, 2013

Fitness 360: Supplement Program—Gal Ferreira Yates
Gal has all the support she needs to be a star. She’s also got her husband’s awesome supplement line to help her succeed in the Physique category!
Section: Supplements :: Jan 21, 2013

Fitness 360: Nutrition Program—Gal Ferreira Yates
Gal’s nutrition plan has to account for her thyroid deficiency. She eat simple, small meals in a strong advance against her metabolism.
Section: Nutrition :: Jan 18, 2013

Fitness 360: Training Program - Gal Ferreira Yates
Much like her husband, Dorian Yates, Gal does what she can to leave her 'blood and guts' on the floor of the gym. Her heavy lifting is meant for one thing: building muscle.
Section: Training :: Jan 17, 2013

Fitness 360: Gal Ferreira Yates—Brazilian Beauty, Bodybuilding Beast
Gal Ferreira Yates is making the switch from the Figure to the Physique division. Find out how she eats, trains, and supps for this new challenge.
Section: Training :: Jan 16, 2013

Goal Setting In 2013: 6 Tips For A Successful New Year's Resolution
Is a healthy lifestyle on your list of New Year's resolutions? Congratulations! You'll need these six tips to help you get started on the right foot.
Section: Mind :: Jan 08, 2013

10 Habits Of Highly Offensive Gym Goers
Read these 10 gym 'don'ts' to ensure that you're being an obliging, neighborly gym member. You don’t want to be the gym jerk!
Section: Training :: Dec 24, 2012

Masters Olympia 2012: Dexter Jackson Makes History
Dexter Jackson's place among the greats was already clear, but he further cemented his legend with a historic win at the return of the Masters Olympia!
Section: Contests :: Dec 11, 2012

To The Extreme: 6 Diets From The Edge
The quest to lose or gain weight can take people above and beyond the realm of normalcy. These six diets will make your low-carb Paleo diet look like kid's stuff.
Section: Nutrition :: Nov 02, 2012

The Eating Compulsion: Refined Food Addiction
Food addiction isn't a joke, and it might shed new light on how to solve the world's obesity problem. Learn more about the relationships between refined foods and our brains.
Section: Nutrition :: Oct 04, 2012

Ladies Lift: 5 Exercises Every Woman Should Do
It can be intimidating to leap into the pit of iron and sweat, but the benefits are undeniable. These five lifts will earn you a spot in the rack, and deliver a healthy dose of respect.
Section: Training :: Sep 27, 2012

Living Larger By Downsizing: How Radio's Big Boy Dropped 300 Pounds
After realizing obesity was probably going to kill him, Big Boy opted for weight-loss surgery. He lost more than 300 pounds and gained a new appreciation for life.
Section: Mind :: Sep 17, 2012

Oops! How To Fix 8 Fitness Blunders
Nobody is perfect: the mistakes we make in our quest for fitness are proof enough. Use these blooper band-aids to get you back on track.
Section: Training :: Aug 15, 2012

Top Secret Cardio Supplements: The Perfect Cardio Session
Boost your cardio power! With the right supplementation, you may be able to increase energy, endurance, and fat loss!
Section: Supplements :: Jun 05, 2012

Losing The Gut Race: Obesity In America - Why Other Countries Are Slimmer Than Uncle Sam
It's no secret that the United States is fat. It's also no secret that there other countries with very low obesity rates. What are they doing that we aren't? Find out here!
Section: Nutrition :: May 22, 2012

Avengers Interview: Chris Hemsworth And Scarlett Johansson’s Personal Trainer
Superheroes need a super trainer. Chris Hemsworth and Scar Jo called on Duffy Gaver, no-nonsense bad@ss and former Navy SEAL. He turned them into Thor and the Black Widow.
Section: Training :: May 01, 2012

Avengers Fight Training: Jonathan Eusebio Takes You Behind The Scenes
Jonathan Eusebio knows the work it takes to coordinate a great fight sequence, and it’s not all high kicks and uppercuts. Check out this exclusive interview!
Section: Training :: May 01, 2012

Nicole Wilkins's Olympian Shoulder Workout
She's beautiful, she's talented, and she can move some serious weight. Check out this knockout's knock-out shoulder session.
Section: Training :: Mar 21, 2012

Exercise Elixirs: 8 Ways Training Will Improve Your Live
In this age of pharmaceuticals, the fountain of youth turns out to be none other than good ol' fashioned exercise. If you're not training already, you should be!
Section: Mind :: Mar 21, 2012

Kim Oddo: Figure And Bikini 101: Lesson Four - Psychology
Without your mind's support, your body won't be able to make its transformation. Give your body a shoulder to lean on - get your mind right.
Section: Contests :: Mar 07, 2012

Kim Oddo: Figure And Bikini 101: Lesson Three - Stage Preparation
Tanning, suits, makeup and posing? Where does a girl start? With this lesson, of course!
Section: Contests :: Mar 06, 2012

Kim Oddo: Figure And Bikini 101: Lesson Two - Training
Creating lean muscle mass is important, because it improves the basal metabolic rate, thus making dieting more efficient. In other words, train your body!
Section: Training :: Mar 05, 2012

Kim Oddo: Figure And Bikini 101: Lesson One - Nutrition
Kim Oddo has over 20 years of experience training 50+ pro athletes. Follow his nutrition advice to look your best anywhere, especially when you take the figure or bikini stage.
Section: Nutrition :: Mar 05, 2012

Kim Oddo's Contest Prep College: Figure And Bikini Competition Training
Meet Kim Oddo: he's a fitness trainer, nutritionist and has worked with some of the best pro-athletes in the world. If you're considering flaunting your stuff on stage, it's time to go to school.
Section: Contests :: Mar 01, 2012

2012 Road To The Arnold Classic: Champ Branch Warren Readies For The Stage
A bodybuilder's most important muscle is his heart, and greatness comes from within. Branch Warren knows this better than anyone. He works, trains, and lives like a champion.
Section: Contests :: Feb 24, 2012

2012 Road To The Arnold Classic: Branch Warren – Mass With Class
Meet the Branch you don't see in the gym: the guy who loves his family, plays with his dogs and knows what it means to overcome adversity with class.
Section: Contests :: Feb 24, 2012

2012 Road To The Arnold: Branch Warren's Shoulder Workout
Bad@ss Branch Warren shares his shoulder workout as he prepares to defend his title at the 2012 Arnold Classic.
Section: Contests :: Feb 24, 2012

Candidate Conditioning: Diet And Exercise Tips For The Campaign Trail
Caesar may have been told, "beware the ides of March," but it's much more important for today's presidential hopefuls to beware the effects of an unhealthy lifestyle.
Section: Training :: Feb 17, 2012

5 Healthy & Fit Valentine’s Day Indulgences
There’s a lot more to love than you think! Indulge in a superb V-Day weekend without busting your health and fitness goals.
Section: Nutrition :: Feb 10, 2012

No Boys Allowed: 4 Birth Control Fitness Myths
The truth is out there. You just need to know what to read. Check out these busted myths about birth control, the menstrual cycle and fitness.
Section: Training :: Feb 07, 2012

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