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Olympia 2021 Men's Finals
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Olympia 2021 Men's Finals

Can detail beat size? The comparisons are close, but we might just have a new Olympia champion! October 09, 2021 13 min read
Olympia 2021 Women's Finals
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Olympia 2021 Women's Finals

The Women's Olympia finals saw a few repeat winners and some surprising upsets. Find out who won the top women's titles and which divisions have a new champion. October 09, 2021 17 min read
Olympia 2021 Women's Prejudging
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Olympia 2021 Women's Prejudging

The competition at the Women's Physique Olympia could be headed for an upset. See who made first callouts and who looks poised to take home the title. October 08, 2021 16 min read
Olympia Men's Pre-Judging
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Olympia Men's Pre-Judging

All eyes are on the world's top bodybuilders as they take the stage to see who nailed their prep and who missed the chance to own the Olympia stage. October 08, 2021 16 min read
2021 Olympia Predictions: Women's Divisions
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2021 Olympia Predictions: Women's Divisions

A fitness competition for every size! Who will win this year's Olympia? October 01, 2021 20 min read
2021 Olympia Predictions: Men's Divisions
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2021 Olympia Predictions: Men's Divisions

Forecasting the Olympia used to be as challenging as guessing the temperature in Las Vegas in July. But with three new champions in as many years, 2021's competition is as close as it gets! October 01, 2021 18 min read
2021 Olympia Weekend Coverage
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2021 Olympia Weekend Coverage

In what promises to be a fierce competition, challengers and returning champions will take the stage October 7-10 at the Orange County Convention Center in hopes of winning one of the sport's biggest titles and most coveted trophies. October 01, 2021 2 min read
Arnold Classic 2021 Results
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Arnold Classic 2021 Results

We have a new champion, and his name is Nick Walker! September 26, 2021 10 min read
5 Memorable Moments from the 2021 Arnold Classic
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5 Memorable Moments from the 2021 Arnold Classic

Despite it's smaller scale, this year's Arnold event was not short on big moments. September 26, 2021 9 min read
Arnold Classic 2021 Predictions
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Arnold Classic 2021 Predictions

The best in the IFBB Pro League will compete in Columbus. Here's who to watch for. September 17, 2021 12 min read
Layne Norton's Peak Week: Your Peak Week Starts Here
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Layne Norton's Peak Week: Your Peak Week Starts Here

This video series will tell you all you need to know about dialing it in during the last week pre-contest. August 27, 2021 2 min read
Layne Norton Peak Week: Competition Stack
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Layne Norton Peak Week: Competition Stack

Gain the winner's edge with these supplement solutions, recommended by Layne Norton, Ph.D. August 27, 2021 1 min read
Layne Norton's Peak Week: Stage Presence
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Layne Norton's Peak Week: Stage Presence

Stage presence is a hard-to-define quality that separates the winners from the losers. You might think you naturally either have stage presence or don't, but you can learn it. August 27, 2021 1 min read
Layne Norton's Peak Week: Posing
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Layne Norton's Peak Week: Posing

Posing is an art form and a science rolled into one. Here I provide details on how to hit every pose to full effect, showcasing your physique in the best possible way. August 27, 2021 4 min read
Layne Norton Peak Week: Training & Cardio
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Layne Norton Peak Week: Training & Cardio

Training and cardio have brought your physique this far, but if you don't manage your workouts well during peak week, it could all be for naught. August 27, 2021 2 min read
Layne Norton Peak Week: Nutrition
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Layne Norton Peak Week: Nutrition

Learn what to eat and what not to eat, especially where carbohydrates are concerned, during this critical week. August 27, 2021 5 min read
Layne Norton Peak Week: Water & Sodium
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Layne Norton Peak Week: Water & Sodium

Water and sodium may be the trickiest elements of all to manage pre-contest. Learn how to manage their delicate balancing act with my series of dos and don'ts. August 27, 2021 2 min read
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Competition Prep: Pro Tips for Men
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Competition Prep: Pro Tips for Men

In those final few days of prep, it's those little details that make all the difference. Here are a few pro tips to make your hard work shine onstage! August 20, 2021 4 min read
Men's Physique Competitions: How to Choose the Right Division
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Men's Physique Competitions: How to Choose the Right Division

Start your competitive bodybuilding journey by learning more about each division in the men's categories and understanding exactly what it takes to step onstage! August 19, 2021 4 min read
20 Competition-Day Essentials
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20 Competition-Day Essentials

No matter what level you're competing at, remember to pack these essentials to make sure your competition experience is fun and hassle-free! August 18, 2021 4 min read
Class Confusion: How to Find Your Fit in Physique Competition
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Class Confusion: How to Find Your Fit in Physique Competition

Figure, physique, or bikini? What about bodybuilding or fitness? Start your competitive journey by learning all your options. Here's what you need to know before you aim for the stage! August 17, 2021 6 min read
Competition Prep Pro Tips for Women
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Competition Prep Pro Tips for Women

Are you getting ready for your first physique show? Make sure you've nailed down these necessities before your big debut. Miss just one and you'll regret it! August 16, 2021 4 min read
2021 Emerald Cup Highlights
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2021 Emerald Cup Highlights

After an off year, over 600 physique athletes returned to form at this longstanding national qualifier competition. April 23, 2021 11 min read
2021 Emerald Cup Results
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2021 Emerald Cup Results

It's one of the major NPC bodybuilding competitions of the Pacific Northwest, made even more significant this year as competitors emerge from the cancellations of 2020 to step onstage for the first time in over a year. April 23, 2021 14 min read
2021 NPC Emerald Cup: Event Details, Results
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2021 NPC Emerald Cup: Event Details, Results

It's one of the major NPC bodybuilding competitions of the Pacific Northwest, made even more significant this year as competitors emerge from the cancellations of 2020 to step onstage for the first time in over a year. April 22, 2021 2 min read
The Emerald Cup Returns: 2021 NPC Emerald Cup Preview
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The Emerald Cup Returns: 2021 NPC Emerald Cup Preview

The Emerald Cup is a premier bodybuilding show known for attracting serious competitors from across the northwest. Here's what to expect in its return! April 22, 2021 3 min read
Athleticon Will Be a Fitness Festival Like No Other
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Athleticon Will Be a Fitness Festival Like No Other

The Rock and Dany Garcia's health and fitness summit will feature elite physique competition as well as music, education, and group fitness and wellness events. February 18, 2020 1 min read
Muscle, Inc.: How Dany Garcia Built Her Body and an Empire
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Muscle, Inc.: How Dany Garcia Built Her Body and an Empire

Dany Garcia has had a lifelong passion for bodybuilding and fitness. Learn how that devotion has underpinned her spectacularly successful career and what prompted her to prep for a bodybuilding contest herself. October 02, 2019 7 min read
Athleticon Is Coming to Shake Up the Bodybuilding and Fitness World
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Athleticon Is Coming to Shake Up the Bodybuilding and Fitness World

Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia's new festival, Athleticon, brings major new competition to the fitness-event landscape. September 17, 2019 1 min read
2019 Men's Olympia Predictions: Is This Brandon Curry's Year?
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2019 Men's Olympia Predictions: Is This Brandon Curry's Year?

The biggest event in bodybuilding is almost here: the crowning of this year's Mr. Olympia! We've got the lowdown and predictions on all the men's Olympia divisions for the 2019 best-in-the-world competition. September 03, 2019 7 min read
2019 Women's Olympia Predictions: High Stakes Vegas Poker
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2019 Women's Olympia Predictions: High Stakes Vegas Poker

Defending champs hold the best cards, but new players have joined the game. August 27, 2019 7 min read
All Access Challenge Series Presented By JYM Supplement Science | Bodybuilding.com
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All Access Challenge Series Presented By JYM Supplement Science | Bodybuilding.com

Become a leaner, stronger you in just 12 weeks! April 01, 2019 13 min read
2019 Arnold Amateur Championships Winners
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2019 Arnold Amateur Championships Winners

You already know who won the Arnold Classic, but did you know there's a whole amateur division as well? Check out the list of amateur winners who've now earned their spot on the IFBB Pro League main stage! March 20, 2019 1 min read
Is Brandon Curry the Next Mr. Olympia?
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Is Brandon Curry the Next Mr. Olympia?

After his shape-over-size victory at the 2019 Arnold Classic, does long-time competitor and comeback hero Brandon Curry finally have what it takes to win it all in Vegas this September? March 08, 2019 2 min read
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2019 IFBB Arnold Results
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2019 IFBB Arnold Results

The official IFBB Arnold final results scorecards, courtesy of the Arnold Sports Festival. Congratulations to Brandon Curry, winner of the 2019 Arnold Classic! March 04, 2019 2 min read
Arnold 2019 Preview: Which Women Will Rise?
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Arnold 2019 Preview: Which Women Will Rise?

Opportunity knocks as the top bodies vie for prestige and prize money at the Arnold Classic women's shows February 28, 2019 5 min read
2019 Arnold Classic Preview: Can William Bonac Repeat?
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2019 Arnold Classic Preview: Can William Bonac Repeat?

The Arnold Sports Festival is just around the corner and it's time to hash out which of the biggest and brawniest men in the bodybuilding game will come out on top at the 31st annual Arnold Classic. February 27, 2019 4 min read
Shawn Rhoden's 2018 Mr. Olympia Win: Anatomy Of An Upset
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Shawn Rhoden's 2018 Mr. Olympia Win: Anatomy Of An Upset

It was a long and winding road that led the latest Mr. Olympia champ to the throne. Here's how Shawn Rhoden achieved the win of a lifetime! September 19, 2018 3 min read
Bodybuilding.com Awards 2019
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Bodybuilding.com Awards 2019

The hands-down most-loved supplements, gear, programs, articles, and motivation of 2019. September 17, 2018 6 min read
2018 IFBB Olympia Contest Results
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2018 IFBB Olympia Contest Results

The official 2018 IFBB Olympia final results scorecards, courtesy of IFBBpro.com. Congratulations to Mr. Olympia Shawn Rhoden, the new 2018 bodybuilding world champion! September 14, 2018 5 min read
2018 Men's Olympia Predictions: Phil Heath Aims to Make History in Vegas
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2018 Men's Olympia Predictions: Phil Heath Aims to Make History in Vegas

Phil Heath, who has his collection of haters hoping annually for a new Mr. O, should disappoint the naysayers once more with his eighth consecutive victory. September 07, 2018 7 min read
2018 Women's Olympia Predictions: Games of Chance
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2018 Women's Olympia Predictions: Games of Chance

Why is the 2018 Olympia weekend like a Las Vegas casino? Because the stakes are high, and every physique sport is a different game of chance. August 31, 2018 6 min read
One-Time Fitness Champ Jenny Worth Slides Back Into The Spotlight
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One-Time Fitness Champ Jenny Worth Slides Back Into The Spotlight

Worth was among the best onstage but left it all behind. Today, she's fighting to reclaim her place. July 11, 2018 6 min read
The Fitness Division Is Flying High...And Growing Again
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The Fitness Division Is Flying High...And Growing Again

The second-oldest women's division is making a comeback, and you don't have to be a lifelong gymnast to be a competitor. May 10, 2018 7 min read
8 Reasons You Should Compete This Year!
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8 Reasons You Should Compete This Year!

It may be the furthest thing from your mind, or something you can't stop thinking about. Either way, if you've been diligently bodybuilding for any length of time, entering a contest is one thing you should experience at least once in your life! April 30, 2018 6 min read
William Bonac Wins 30th Arnold Classic In Columbus Debut
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William Bonac Wins 30th Arnold Classic In Columbus Debut

Bonac won the 30th Anniversary Arnold Classic in his first professional appearance on the famed Arnold Classic stage. March 03, 2018 1 min read
Brasilian Native Angelica Teixeira Wins 2018 Bikini International
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Brasilian Native Angelica Teixeira Wins 2018 Bikini International

The Brasilian native won the Bikini International for the second straight year at the 2018 Arnold Sports Festival. March 03, 2018 1 min read
Whitney Jones Wins Fitness International For Biggest Win Of Her Career
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Whitney Jones Wins Fitness International For Biggest Win Of Her Career

Elgargni, Lewis-Carter, Grant and Ansley also earn IFBB Pro League titles. March 02, 2018 3 min read
Everything Is Up For Grabs At The 2018 Arnold Classic Women's Shows
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Everything Is Up For Grabs At The 2018 Arnold Classic Women's Shows

It's coming right up, so get your cheat sheet on who to look for at this year's big event! February 27, 2018 4 min read
Podcast Episode 36: Larger-than-Life Lifting and Eating with Branch Warren
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Podcast Episode 36: Larger-than-Life Lifting and Eating with Branch Warren

IFBB pro Branch Warren has been a world-class bodybuilder for so long, it's easy to forget he's still just 42 years old–and still as huge and shredded as ever. "The Texas Rattlesnake" opens up about his history, his favorite game meats, and how he trains today–including his personal "strongman biathlon." February 07, 2018 27 min read
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