Kris Gethin


Kris is a writer and photographer, and periodically provides with articles and pictorial features.


  • Nationality: Welsh
  • Origin: Born in Wales, UK
  • Height: 5'8"
  • Off season weight: 220 Lbs.
  • Contest weight: 185-190 Lbs.
  • Lifetime Natural Pro Bodybuilder. Finished as high as 2nd in the Natural World Bodybuilding Championships and 1st in the Natural Idaho Championships.
  • Former writer and photographer in the USA for FLEX magazine.
  • Hundreds of articles published in Iron Man, Muscle Mag, Max Sports, XOXO, Body Fitness, Muscle News, Physique, Planet Muscle and FAME Magazine to name a few.
  • Published own publication called Kaged Muscle.
  • Former Editor-in-Chief of
  • Author of 6 Books.
  • Founder of the Dramatic Training Principle (DTP).
  • CEO of KAGED MUSCLE Supplements.
  • Co-Founder of Kris Gethin Gyms.
  • Celebrity Trainer to Bollywood starts such as Hrithik Roshan, John Abraham, Ranveer Sing and Mahesh Babu.


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  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 7

    After six weeks of practicing every swimming drill in the book, Kris and Sunshine enter an open water swim competition for the first time. Will they power to the beach or struggle to keep their heads above water?

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 11

    A 10-mile run on Saturday. Cycling 80 miles and a three-mile run on Sunday. Chest, tris, and swimming bright and early Monday morning. That's the life Kris Gethin is leading right now, and sometimes, the sheer workload is even hard for him, the master of high-volume training, to wrap his brain around.

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 15

    Is Kris Gethin's training setting him up to conquer a half-Ironman, or is he in for the battle of his life? This week, he'll find out.

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 6

    After last week's deload, the volume and intensity in Kris' training go back up. Not coincidentally, both muscle soreness and his old injuries rear their ugly heads.

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 23

    With just one more week to go, Kris tapers down in volume, but definitely not intensity. From deadlifting five plates with Alex Viada to doing a booty workout with an IFBB bikini pro to running with Mike Rashid, his taper is unlike any other!

  • Kris Gethin: Man of Iron, Nutrition Plan

    The unique nature of the Man of Iron training program requires an equally unique nutrition plan. Kris Gethin's approach blends traditional and individualized diet principles to grow bigger, faster, and more athletic!

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 21

    It's another busy week, but Kris' equipment is more cooperative and his training is more efficient. The countdown to race day is on!

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 20

    Kris pushes the limits of his lower body this week, but gets rewarded with some stellar views, as well as a run with one of his icons, none other than Dorian Yates.

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 18

    Think Kris does nothing but lift, train, and eat? Think again! This week, he's on the road for business, training with famous friends, and wrapping up with an epic endurance weekend!

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 2

    Kris Gethin, running down a trail in the middle of a rainstorm? Yup. Welcome to a new world of fitness in this week's episode of Man of Iron.

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 13

    A baker's dozen worth of weeks into this project, and Kris is hitting his stride. His workouts are as intense and punishing as ever, he's more confident in open water than ever before, and even his "bad days" biking or running are productive.

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 4

    Whether at home or on the road, Kris goes to whatever lengths necessary to crush his nutrition, training, and recovery. Ice bath from a hotel ice machine, anyone? Jump in!

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 9

    While in Europe for both work and holiday, Kris ventures out of the gym for a high-altitude adventure, then ventures in to the hotel gym for minimalist workouts. This is how hybrid athletes make the most of every day, no matter where they are!

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 8

    Think your hectic schedule doesn't allow for quality training? Kris Gethin politely disagrees. During a week packed with work and international jet-setting, he still finds time for both the weights and lung-melting endurance work. This week's training is what Man of Iron is all about!

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 19

    In this adventurous episode, Kris battles both illness and unbelievable physical challenges. The hardest day hike in the U.S.? Yeah, he runs it.

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 3

    In Kris' most intense week yet, he swings back and forth between inspiration and frustration. Does he let either extreme cause him to waver from the path? Not a chance.

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 12

    Kris Gethin never fails to throw his full effort into each set and rep. But when the goal is to be a Man of Iron, he has three times the opportunities to test his limits. This week, after a full slate of hard training, he leaps right into an impromptu Olympic-distance tri.

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 1

    Kris Gethin starts his journey toward an epic new goal here, and gets plenty of wake-up calls from the start! Dive fearlessly into the challenge alongside him.

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 25

    Forget training, it's time to race! The ultimate test of Kris Gethin's unorthodox hybrid-athlete approach has arrived. Will he finish in one piece? Watch and be amazed.

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 24

    Kris starts the week by measuring his essential health and performance markers, and ends it watching wildlife from his back door in Coeur d'Alene on the eve of the big race. Is he ready? He'll find out soon.