Hobart Swan

Background

Prior to joining WeMotivate Media as a senior content editor, Hobart Swan produced health content for CBS Radio. He was also a health-content specialist at Healthwise, the nation’s largest patient-centered healthcare-information publisher.

Articles

  • The Passing Of "Big Cat" Van Mol

    Peter van Mol was the second official member of the Bodybuilding.com online community (the first was the company's founder). Bodybuilding.com takes a moment to recognize van Mol's passing at age 37.

  • Max-Pump Arm Growth Workout

    Bodybuilding.com 2018 spokesmodel search winner Kyler Jackson introduces you to a new world of biceps and triceps pain. This is the kind of high-volume, whole-arm pump that paves the way for big gains.

  • Supplement Company Of The Month: RedCon1

    RedCon1 is all about getting people ready for battle! With a hard-charging suite of supplements and a CEO who's been around the bodybuilding block, this is one company with big plans for the future.

  • The One Factor That, Quite Frankly, Is Make-Or-Break For Gym Success

    Research shows that you can add more muscle and lose more fat when you have a structured exercise plan. If you don't have one, you need to get one!

  • Abel Albonetti's Killer Upper-Chest Workout 

    Prepare to stretch and squeeze your pecs into submission with this eight-exercise workout that'll have you lying on the floor with your face in a puddle of drool. Feels so good...when it's over!

  • Tony Sentmanat And Branch Warren's Texas Leg Thrash

    Two massive dudes load up the plates and see if they can demolish their legs. If you want even a taste of what that's like, try their workout. Maybe you'll survive it.

  • Boise DJ Aims To Dial In His Transformation With Help From Metallica

    Diagnosed with binge-eating disorder, a Boise DJ takes on a very public battle with obesity. He's looking for a little help from his friends, and maybe even from some legendary rockers.

  • Heavy Volume Training For Serious Back Development

    If the normal sets in this workout don't completely fry you, just wait until it's time for the triple dropsets. This seven-exercise torture fest will have you wringing out your shirt and collapsing on the floor.

  • Reduce Running Injuries With This Simple Trick

    For many lifters, cardio is a necessary evil. Make even short bursts of running safer with this research-backed change to the way your feet hit the treadmill.

  • The Best Diet May Be No Diet At All

    A 10-year study of almost 5,000 young adults found that those who managed weight the best didn't diet at all. Find out what helped them keep the weight off, and what made them put it on.

  • Get A Monster Chest Pump With Jesse Norris And KC Mitchell

    If you want to add size to your upper chest, follow these two dudes as they press, fly, and bench their way through prodigious amounts of iron.

  • Exercise Deficit Disorder: Yep, It's A Real Thing

    The statistics about widespread lack of physical activity are shocking. So are the consequences. We humans need exercise, and if we don't get enough of it, all hell breaks loose. Here's how to help kids become more active!

  • My Favorite LiveFit Workout

    Jamie Eason's LiveFit 12-Week Trainer offers a perfect path into weight training. It starts you off gently, teaches you standard lifts and exercises, and then, once you've got the hang of it, ramps up the intensity until you're ready to stand toe-to-toe with any gym rat in sight.

  • Iron And Ink: The Forging Of Jim Stoppani, Ph.D.

    From a young age, Jim Stoppani, Ph.D., knew where he was headed. All it took was the passion and perseverance to make his multifaceted bodybuilding career take off.

  • How Sitting Too Long In One Spot Can Literally Kill You

    According to a new study, it doesn't matter whether you're overweight and never exercise or have 4-percent body fat and train seven days a week: We are all susceptible to deadly venous thromboembolism when we veg out for too long.

  • 11 Popular Fitness Myths Debunked!

    Are high-protein diets and creatine bad for you? What really causes muscle soreness? Is there such a thing as the "anabolic window?" Get the low down on some of the more common misconceptions about getting fit.

  • Why You Should Listen To Music While Working Out

    Researchers at Texas Tech confirm something runners and gym-goers have suspected for years: Listening to music during cardio can improve your endurance.

  • Beachside Shoulder-Smoker Workout

    Why did Abel Albonetti fly 8,200 miles last December? To get in a killer shoulder workout on the shores of the Persian Gulf.

  • Build A Bigger Back With Jesse Norris And KC Mitchell

    Put two crazy-strong guys in a gym, surround them with iron and cable stacks, and shit's gonna happen. Especially when those two guys are Jesse Norris and KC Mitchell, and it's back day. Do their workout, steal their tips, and get mile wide!

  • Low-Carb Vs Low-Fat Diets: The Final Answer

    If you want to lose weight, is it better to cut out bread, pasta, and fruit? Or should you toss the avocadoes, nuts, and cheese? Results from a year-long study of more than 600 people has a surprising answer!