Motivation Articles

Consistency is key to getting long term results. Learn how to get (and stay) motivated.

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Muscular man doing barbell biecp curls in gym.
This no holds barred article contains uncensored opinions on strength training, muscle building, diet and nutrition from many of the lifting industry's top names.
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Arnold Terminator
Who has the best body in the history of Hollywood: Schwarzenegger, Stallone, The Rock, Bruce Lee? Take a look at these 38 amazing bodies and decide for yourself.
395.9K Reads 63 Comments
Are You Swole, Jacked Or Yoked?
Jeremy Gray takes a tongue-in-cheek look at common muscle building bro-lingo, and helps you to figure out what kind of lifter you are, bro. If you even lift, that is.
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Marcin Maly
Marcin had one rule: work hard, play hard. Disgusted with himself, Marcin knew it was time for a change. He decided to compete & went from chunky to cut in 4 months.
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10 Amazing Abs: Some Of The Best Shredded 6 Packs On The Planet
An amazing ab-popping collection of some of the most phenomenal six packs and physiques in the natural physique realm.
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64 Amazing Arnold Schwarzenegger Quotes
64 amazing and inspiring quotes from the Austrian Oak Arnold Schwarzenegger. Mr. Olympia shares his opinions on bodybuilding, life, success and happiness.
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50 of the Greatest Physiques of All Time
There have been a lot of amazing physiques in this world across bodybuilding, sports entertainment, and Hollywood. Find out which rank among the best!
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Noah Ellis
Partying and a poor diet prevented Noah Elias from maximizing his gym time. In 10 short weeks he managed to change his physique from flabby to shredded.
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Body Transformation: Charlene Bazarian Loses 92lbs Naturally!
Charlene Bazarian grew tired of a life spent as a spectator. After finally deciding to take action, she lost an incredible 92lbs! View her exclusive story!
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Alex Lee Body Transformation
Extreme ectomorph Alex Lee added over 60 pounds while lowering his bodyfat to single digit levels! Now he's bigger, stronger and has a 6 pack!
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Michael Lee Body Transformation
Frustrated by a recent photo, Michael completely turned his life around in only 10 short months using a healthy diet, running and weight training.
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Alex DePinto
Alex DePinto let his weight get out of control. After a breakup, he put his focus into the gym, lost 50 lbs and completely changed his appearance.
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Barb Herbert Body Transformation
Embarrassed by her physical condition, and unable to do things she wanted to do because of her weight, Barb Herbert lost over 130 pounds.
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7 Apps Every Fitness Enthusiast Should Download
If you have a smartphone, you should download these 7 fitness related apps to make accomplishing your fat loss & muscle building goals that much easier.
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Ashley Johns Body Transformation
Food controlled Ashley's life. She was depressed, lonely and getting worse day by day. Then she took charge and reclaimed her life.
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365 Day Challenge: Be the Best YOU Can Be
Are you ready to transform your life? Quit imagining it and make it happen. Learn about the 365 day challenge and accomplish all of your fitness goals!
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Active man doing bodyweight lunges outdoors in summer period.
A great deal of success lends itself to how you prepare for a process. In this article, learn how to prepare for your return to fitness after taking some time off.
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Bodybuilder double bicep flex
Welcome to the gun show! Want to know how the best biceps in the history of lifting were developed? Look no further! This feature contains 35 amazing biceps along with workouts.
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Killer Baseball Physiques - Bryce Harper and Gabe Kapler
Get inspired by the bodies on the bases. These athletes train hard for their killer physiques and the love of the game!
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Jennifer Hennessey before and after transformation
Embarrassed by pictures of herself, Dr. Jennifer Hennessey set new goals to look strong, fit, and unstoppable. She dropped her bodyfat by 28%.
90.5K Reads 6 Comments
Dean Macriyiannis
Teen Dean gave up junk food, soft drinks and video games for the gym. In only a year he gained 20 pounds of muscle while dropping his bodyfat.
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Shanika Mayadunne before and after transformation
School, cultural changes, and 2 pregnancies left Shanika Mayadunne at a weight of 230 lbs. Motivated by her trainer's challenge, she lost 75 pounds.
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Bryn Kosack
Tired of going nowhere slowly, Bryn Kosack did a complete turnaround and decided to never again settle for anything that she didn’t desire or deserve.
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Jade Socoby's Powerlifting Journey
Tired of giving up, Jade set out on a fitness journey that helped her not only lose weight, but build the muscle and confidence to become a competitive powerlifter!
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Katie Cates before and after transformation
After the birth of a child Katie Cates struggled with post-partum depression. She hit the ground running, and never looked back - losing 64 pounds.
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Setting Goals: A Realistic Approach to Consistent Gains
Sometimes the hardest part of a fitness lifestyle is having a smart goal. Learn everything you need to know about setting goals & go out there & crush them!
57.6K Reads 4 Comments
Emilia Andradottir before and after transformation
Cigarettes, weight gain and clothes that didn't fit. Emilia grew tired of being her own worst enemy, made a lifestyle U-turn and lost over 30 lbs of fat.
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Jesse Velázquez Body Transformation
Jesse was overweight and depressed, and living on junk food. She got up off the couch, lost 33 pounds and nearly cutting her body fat percentage in half.
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Kevin Smith
Convinced by his brother to try weight training, Kevin overcame multiple sclerosis-related fatigue and bulked to 155. He is now out of his wheelchair and feeling great.
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Does Marijuana Use Affect Your Workouts? 21 Experts Respond
Marijuana and working out - an odd combination. Can weed negatively affect your workouts? Or could it potentially help them? We asked the experts!
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10 Inspirational & Motivational Quotes From Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
Get an inspirational and motivational boost from one of the hardest-working individuals in the world: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
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Megan Murphy Body Transformation
Megan Murphy overcame "the freshman 15", a torn rotator cuff and an unhealthy lifestyle by dropping 30 pounds and 15% body fat.
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Kristen Adamson Body Transformation
After several major setbacks and failed attempts at "eating healthy", Kristen fought back and lost 52 pounds in a year while dropping her bodyfat in half!
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Austin Hill Body Transformation
A heavy smoker, drinker and eater, Austin would eat 6000 calories per day and smoke up to 3 packs of cigarettes. But that was his life before losing 100 pounds!
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Melissa Durling Body Transformation
Melissa felt fat, lazy and miserable. She transformed her body by losing 57 pounds in 34 weeks, cutting her bodyfat percentage down from 39% to 19%.
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Losing Your Motivation
Losing the motivation to hit the gym isn't fun. In fact, it's torture. It's time to sell-out to the bodybuilding lifestyle, and make some needed changes. Find out the changes you need to make to realize your fitness goals!
37.7K Reads 2 Comments
John Stone
John Stone was on the fast track to an early grave. His daily life consisted of smoking cigarettes and pot, drinking soda and wine, and eating poorly.
92.7K Reads 8 Comments
Big muscular man doing cable chest fly exercise in the gym
There's always someone in each generation that completely revolutionizes the way we do things. Learn how these 5 guys impacted the way we work out in the gym.
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Juanita Wrinkle Body Transformation
Juanita had always focus on cardio, but did not eat a clean diet. Inspired by a trainer at her gym, she learned how to eat better and shed 38 pounds.
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Julie Michaelson Body Transformation
A single mother with 4 kids, Julie stopped making excuses and found the time to be healthy. She lost 20 pounds, added muscle and dropped her bodyfat by 16%.
27.6K Reads 5 Comments
18 Freaky, Scary-Shredded Physiques From Instagram
Instead of eating candy this Halloween, motivate yourself and increase gains by looking at some of the most amazing and shredded physiques on Instagram.
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Giuseppe Mangiafico before and after transformation
Shocked by what he saw on the scale, Giuseppe Mangiafico was motivated to make a lifestyle change. He lost an amazing 150 pounds in 15 months.
52.7K Reads 8 Comments
Rochelle Ford Body Transformation
Rochelle was tired of being overweight. She made the decision to change, lost over 108 pounds and entered her first figure competition. Find out how she did it!
20.9K Reads 11 Comments
Rebin Roy Body Transformation
Rebin struggled with weight all her life. She was a smoker and heavy eater. After her third pregnancy Rebin decided to hit the gym and lose her stomach.
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Amber Jerome Body Transformation
Unhappy with how she looked, Amber Jerome joined a fitness boot camp and hired a personal trainer. One year later she began competing in figure!
18.5K Reads 8 Comments
Mercia Howard Body Transformation
Mercia was a personal trainer who found herself gaining weight and in need of a change. She found the motivation and lost 50 pounds.
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Sameer Khan Body Transformation
Sameer spent his time chained to a computer, eating chips and drinking soda. He went from a size 38 pants and 25% bodyfat to shredded with a six pack.
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Body Transformation: An Adaptive Chris Ruden Perseveres
Born with 7 fingers and diagnosed as a type I diabetic at age 19, Chris still followed his dream of becoming a powerlifter. Check out his full story!
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Luis Andrade's Road to Aesthetics
After feeling vulnerable while being bullied, Luis got jacked to protect himself and his friends. Check out how his transformation has affected his life!
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Body Transformation: Khang Nung Loses Nearly 150lbs!
With the desire to make his parents proud, Khang decided to transform his life. Several years (and nearly 150lbs) later, he has crushed every goal he's set!
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