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Living Large: Jay Cutler's 8-Week Mass-Building Trainer - Live Large

If you want to get big, you have to train, eat, think, and live big. No one lives bigger than Jay Cutler. Learn from the life of one of the world's greatest bodybuilders.
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Four-time Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler lives with unbridled consistency and dedication. His life is a regimented combination of eating, sleeping, and training. He lives large, works hard, and trains harder. His physique wins contests—and he's gunning for another Sandow September 28, 2013, in Las Vegas—but his mentality and determination make him a true champion. Take a cue from Jay's life to enrich your own.

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Think Big

"You always want to push yourself beyond the limits. Honestly, you have to be a little crazy."

Building muscle takes more than physical fortitude. It takes a certain mindset and drive to create an elite body. Even if you lift big, you won't get big if you don't know how to think big. That's your first lesson from Jay Cutler.

"I always say that the mentality of a bodybuilder isn't normal," Jay explains. "Something has to be triggered inside you. You always want to push yourself beyond the limits. Honestly, you have to be a little crazy. There are some people who have the potential to have the best physiques in the world, but they don't have the mental capabilities to push themselves."

You can't be one of the world's best bodybuilders if you don't have the mental toughness to work at it, day in and day out. To build your body, you must master your mind and tune out distractions. Jay knows this all too well. "It isn't an easy thing being Jay Cutler," he says. "I'm recognized everywhere I go, and everybody wants a piece of my time."

Jay has a business to run, travels constantly, trains often, eats more often, and tries to leave some time for fun. He lives in Vegas, which offers even more temptations, but Jay wouldn't have it any other way. "It gives me more drive being in a place that's so distracting, and I'm still so focused."

The Large Life

Aside from being absurdly busy, Jay struggles with little things most people do with ease: "You don't understand the benefits of being a normal person until you see someone like me who can't buy clothes off the rack, can't eat normal places, can't ride in certain sized cars, can't ride in some airplane seats, can't stay in certain hotels with small beds, or fit in small showers. It's hard to shop, it's hard to go out to eat, it's hard to travel."

On the plus side, it's easy for him to build more muscle than most people can fathom. They stare, but he doesn't care. "I don't try to hide it," he says. "I don't wear big, baggy clothes." Jay has spent the last 20 years turning his body into a work of art; he knows how to appreciate it. "When you're my size, you never think you're small. I like the way I look now. I'm always checking myself out, flexing, admiring the physique."

Although Father Time is now perhaps his biggest bodybuilding adversary, Jay still accepts nothing but greatness from himself. "I don't think I'm 'past my prime,'" he says."I'm a four-time Mr. Olympia champ and six-time runner up. I still want to compete at my best, even at the age I am."

"You don't understand the benefits of being a normal person until you see someone like me who can't buy clothes off the rack."

5 Tips to Live Large

1
Master Your Mind

The mentality needed to be a competitive bodybuilder can be applied to many aspects of life: relationships, business, training, working, and more. As Jay says, "You can't be normal. You have to have that satisfaction of never being satisfied."

The drive to better yourself physically, mentally, emotionally, or even financially can make an enormous difference in the success you have in the gym and life.

2
Find Balance

Although work is important and part of your path toward success, you can't forget to enjoy the ride and have some fun. "I never look at myself and think, 'I'm obsessed,'" says Jay. "I always try to have some balance. This is a career. If you go at it full-tilt all the time, you're going to burn yourself out."

Achieving equilibrium is easier said than done, but it will help you become a healthier, happier person.

3
Own It

Success should be measured by how you see yourself, not by how others see you. Jay Cutler can't hide who he is. "I'm pretty much always visible," he says. "You just can't hide the physique." But Jay isn't ashamed, regardless of what others think. He's proud of who he is and what he's accomplished.

No matter what you've done in your life, or what you're trying to do, it's important to feel a sense of pride.

4
Work Hard

Whatever you want to do with your life, you won't get there without hard work. Jay Cutler knows how much time and effort goes in to being a champ. "When it comes time to get down to business, we have no time for fun," he says.

Enjoying your life is important, but so is the exertion you put into your goals. You can't just want; you have to earn.

5
Believe To Achieve

Even if you're not headed for the bodybuilding stage, the success of your endeavors depends almost entirely upon your will to win. "You don't want to go into a show just to stand up there. That's not how an athlete or a champion bodybuilder trains or thinks," Jay says. "You always want to think about winning and being your absolute best."

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And it's live. Awesome!!!

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I enjoyed this video very much... this is what give me a lot of motivation to be the best that I can be for myself... in the gym but also outside the gym, in real life, at school, at work, at home, being succesful with your own habits will make you proud and that's what keeps me going.
Thanks for this video and the 5 true described points!!

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it's here!! **** yeah cant wait to start this program!!!

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Jay is awesome!

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Bodybiulding.com, Do you have this videos on 720p or 1080p? Can you Uploadthose if you have it?

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Thanks Jay! Your looking awesome and you certainly have my vote. I have been following bodybuilding since the Arnold days. Your my favorite now and I believe you will retake your title. I'll admit, I don't see any flaws in Phil and that's what will make your victory ever sweeter.

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Yeah that didn't happen...not even close

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Thanks Jay For Posting The Living Large Program
waiting to start This

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Wow this is fantastic.

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excellent mass routine! met jay in vegas on old craig gold's gym where i was a trainer. true gentleman!

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just loved it

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Anybody else think this could be a show on TV? I'd watch it.

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Lovely

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I will be starting the Cutler workout program today and i havent been this excited in a while!!!! time to HULKSMASH these weights

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I'm In

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LUV YA JAY, YOU ARE THE ABSOLUTE KING OF BODYBUILDING AND AWESOME FREAKIN SUPERGORGEOUS, SEXY, CUTE,INTELLIGENT AND SMART MAN I THINK <3 GO JAY AND TAKE HOME THE TITLE X5!!! TEAM CUTLER 4 EVER

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thx really motivating too see Mr.O at work

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Awesome! Such an inspiration

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You're the man. Love to see you in action.

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wow this dude is a beast....would love to meet him some day

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all those zits ehh? still got mad respeck though

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Sir,i want to see you in next 2014 olympia,and winning that tittle

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Jay is dramatically Hulk in this universe

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Its awesome..... Want to be like him. Dats a promise...

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Made me buy 2 T shirts......

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