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  • Making Smart Choices at Your Holiday Feasts

    Learn how to enjoy your holiday feasting without sabotaging your hard work.

  • Which Squat Variation is Right for Me?

    Learn which type of squat will be most effective for you and your training.

  • 3 Ways to Improve Posture with One Set of Dumbells

    Easily improve this often forgotten facet of training with just one pair of dumbbells.

  • Fitness Gift Guide

    Give the lifter in your life the gift of sick gear. We picked out the best fitness gifts for men and women.

  • Bulking VS. Cutting: Get Familiar with the Basics.

    You’ve been crushing it in the gym. Your relentless pursuit has yielded big successes. How to maximize those gains and fine tune your body can feel like a complex scientific formula or math equation. That’s where we come in– we’ve done the homework for you.

  • Signature Pre Workout

    While most people know that you need to feed your body after exercise, it is equally important to fuel up before your workout.

  • Signature Di-Creatine Malate

    All you need to know about the Signature Di-Creatine Malate supplement.

  • Signature BCAA

    BCAA or branched-chain amino acids are particularly important for athletes because of their role in protein synthesis, energy regulation, and muscle recovery.

  • Novex Biotech


  • Stack Like Shaq: The Novex Biotech Supplement that’s Part of the Former Basketball Legend’s Daily Routine

    Let’s take a look into the larger than life Shaquille O’Neal’s secret to staying in shape.

  • Slay the Leg day with The Curse!

    Need a good leg workout? Check this out!

  • Pay Off Your Mortgage 2022 Sweepstakes

    ENTER THE GIVEAWAY NOW! Pay Off Your Mortgage™ 2022 Sweepstakes Official Rules.

  • Feel the Burn: 20-Minute Fat Burning Workout with The Omen!

    Need a quick workout to help you burn fat or a challenge to add to your existing workout? We got you!

  • Join The Team

    We’ve been around the block once or twice when it comes to fitness and if there’s one thing we know for sure, it’s that we can’t do this without YOU. Join our global roster of athletes to educate, motivate and inspire the masses to train, fuel and recover like an athlete to live better, longer.

  • How to Get Better Sleep

    Sleep is key for recovery but many have trouble getting in the sleep they need.

  • Top 7 Foods for Better Sleep

    What we eat and drink affects how we sleep—and not just in a bad way.

  • How to Build a Thicker Back Faster

    IFBB Pro Angel Casas shows you how to build a wide back without pullups.

  • Darien Johnson

    Darien Johnson is a former professional football player and current fitness personality. He found his niche as he began sharing unique methods of building strength and staying fit across social.

  • Noah Williams

    Noah Williams is an online bodybuilding and fitness lifestyle coach, a competitive bodybuilder, and has nearly fifteen years of experience in the fitness and bodybuilding world. His diverse and extensive array of knowledge ranges from supplementation to nutrition to training, and everything in between.

  • Dr. Mia Edgar

    Dr. Mia Edgar is an Active Duty Navy Physician that has a B.S. in Biochemistry and M.D. from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences.