Bodybuilding Magazines

When you are serious about bodybuilding, you will want to subscribe to a few bodybuilding magazines so that you can learn more about this great sport. bodybuilding magazine offer so much information to both professionals as well as amateurs, that NOT subscribing to one is a huge mistake. Besides the obvious advice that the articles will offer you, you will see much more inside the pages of popular bodybuilding magazines. You will get pictures of people who are considered to be ideals in the industry. Read more [...]

The Egg Files

                                                                                                                              The first thing that comes to mind when athletes think of eggs is mainly that they are a good high quality protein source. But not so very often are vitamins and minerals mentioned. And then there is the cholesterol issue. Is there a possible danger Read more [...]

Protein Sources

Below is a chart to help you sort out how you want to get your protein. The chart shows the portion size necessary to get 30g protein and the cost for that serving of food. You will notice that the cost of the protein varies widely with the cheapest being beans at $0.17 per serving and the most expensive being canned salmon at $1.67 per serving. You will also notice that the number of calories varies widely which is important if you are trying to lose bodyfat at the same time you are adding muscle. Read more [...]

Resistance Training

When you enter the gym, leave your counting at the door. Tracking reps just leads to confusion: "Is it low reps for mass and high reps to drop fat? Is it the other way around? Perhaps moderate reps are best for overall performance." "What counts as a high vs. low rep? What one person considers 12 reps at high weight could be another's warm-up." And so on. We've all heard numerous "rep-range" arguments, so let's sort through the bro science and take a look on what's really the best choice. First Read more [...]

Natural Bodybuilding

In the sport of bodybuilding, there are many supplements that can be used to grow muscles quickly, but many of these substances are man-made like steroids. Natural bodybuilding is done without the benefit of artificial substances being put into the body. That doesn't mean not using bodybuilding supplements as many of these are natural products. What it means is staying away from man-made hormones and steroids to aid in building body mass. The bodybuilding industry has taken a very firm stance Read more [...]

My Mentor, My Friend By Arnold Schwarzenegger

I was saddened by the news that my dear friend Larry Scott passed away this March. Larry was a wonderful guy; always smiling, always complimentary, and always the consummate gentleman. But Larry also had a huge impact on me politically—one so profound that it would inform my policymaking when I served as California’s governor. Larry Scott had been a hero to me since I started lifting weights back in the early 1960’s. Along with guys like Reg Park, Steve Reeves, and Bill Pearl, Larry represented Read more [...]