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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  • 4 Essential Foods for Budget Bulking

    Don't just mindlessly chase calories when you're trying to grow. Pick the best foods for the job and use them right! Here's where to start.

  • Kris Gethin's 4 Essential Intensity-Boosting Techniques For More Muscle

    Every diehard lifter needs a full arsenal of intensity techniques to use on a moment's notice. These four inarguable classics will help you push through the down times and get comfortable being uncomfortable!

  • What Every Bodybuilder Needs To Know About Running

    Kris Gethin fundamentally changed his approach to cardio while training for an Ironman, but if you think he lost his gains, you're sorely mistaken. Here's what he says every lifter should learn!

  • What Causes Muscle Fatigue During Workouts and Exercise

    The harder you push in the gym, the closer you get to reaching your body's limits. Learn how to keep your workouts going strong with these tips!

  • 5 Simple Ways to Boost Workout Recovery

    Follow these tips for a speedy recovery, and come back to training even stronger after an intense session!

  • 6 Rituals To Do Before Every Workout

    Try these ahead-of-time hacks to help you get serious in the gym and maximize your results.

  • 5 Easy Ways to Skyrocket Your Workout Performance

    Tips to help you increase your training efficiency and power through your workouts from first the rep to the last.

  • How EAAs Stimulate Muscle Protein Synthesis

    Branched-chain amino acids grab all the headlines, but essential amino acids are important, too. Learn how to add EAAs to your supplement arsenal.

  • 5 Delicious Protein Smoothies For Every Part Of The Day

    Protein isn't just for around a workout. Use these recipes to get a blast of protein and nutrition whenever you need it!

  • 16 Ways to Boost Your Testosterone

    Boost your testosterone levels naturally by following these 16 tips that emphasize nutrition, training, supplementation, and lifestyle changes.

  • 11 Ways To Burn More Fat Every Day!

    It's not one big decision that makes the difference in your fat-loss quest. It's countless little ones strung together! Here are 11 tips you can put into action right away, and see the results for years to come.

  • 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.