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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  • The 25-Minute Holiday Damage Control Workout

    You can perform this full-body burner in less than a half-hour anytime, anywhere. But it's designed by Kris Gethin, so don't expect it to be easy!

  • 6 Muscle-Building Protein Recipes For Hardgainers

    Struggling in your relentless pursuit of size? Add these calorie-dense treats to your meal plan and get the extra fuel you need to grow!

  • The Ultimate Kris Gethin Muscle-Building Meal Plan

    Eating for growth isn't as simple as strapping on a feedbag and doing another set of curls and squats. Be systematic, and you'll be successful! Here's your plan.

  • 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.

  • Podcast Episode 29: Kris Gethin Crosses The Finish Line

    Just days after the dramatic climax of his six-month Man of Iron video series and training protocol, Kris stops by to share the amazing story, and the wisdom he earned along the way. If you haven't watched Episode 25, watch that first, and then listen to this!

  • What Every Bodybuilder Needs To Know About Cycling

    Kris Gethin learned a lot during his journey to become a hybrid athlete. Here are some of his best tips for anyone who wants to try cycling while still maintaining their bodybuilding physique.

  • 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, Week 22

    Kris dives in with some experienced triathletes for his most difficult ride to date—after training legs, of course. He then creates his own personal meditation retreat in the mountains.

  • 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 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's 8-Week Hardcore Trainer FAQs!

    Earlier this year, Kris Gethin completely revised his most iconic training program and shortened it by four weeks. If you've had any questions about the new-and-improved version of Gethin Hardcore, your answers are right here!

  • 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 17

    With the half-Ironman out of the way, Kris' crosshairs are set firmly on the full Ironman, and his training is shifting dramatically. Is he up to the challenge?

  • What Every Bodybuilder Needs To Know About Running

    Kris Gethin has fundamentally changed his approach to cardio in recent months, but if you think he's lost his gains as well, you're sorely mistaken. Here's what he says every lifter should learn!

  • Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 16

    He came, he saw, he conquered. Four months after beginning his training, Kris has completed a Half Ironman, and gained some wisdom in the process. Listen to him and learn from him.

  • 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 14

    The countdown to the half Ironman begins in earnest this week, as Kris deloads in the gym and focuses on form and race-specific skills outside of it. This is getting real.

  • 3 Gethin-Approved Triceps-Training Machine Hacks

    These three machines are in nearly every gym, but you're not using them like Kris Gethin does. Yet. Open your mind to blow up your tris!